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    TW O - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon Wednesday, October 1 5,1997
The Official Newspaper of the
City of Heppner and the
County of Morrow
W .C .C .C . Golf
Street logo may have to be replaced
Ladies' Play, O ct. 7
Low gross of the field: Pat
Flight A: low gross-Karen
Sonstegard, least putts-Susan
Flight B: low gross-Joyce
Dinkins, low net-Betty Carlson,
least putts-Bemice Lott.
Flight C: low gross-Floss
Watkins, low net-Norma French,
least putts-Doll Campbell, Dorns
Graves, Jean Ball, Cam Wishart.
Long drive: Pat Edmundson,
Bernice Lott, Jackie Allstott.
Long putt: Susan Atkins.
Chip in: Pat Edmundson.
Birdie: Pat Edmundson.
U S P S 240-420
Morrow County’s Home-Owned Weekly Newspaper
Published weekly and entered as periodical matter at the Post Office at Heppner,
Oregon under the Act of March 3, 1879. Periodical postage paid at Heppner.
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send address changes to the Heppner Ciazette-Times, P.O. Box 337, Heppner,
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ties; $25 elsewhere
April Hilton-Sykes............................................................................... News Editor
Stephanie Jensen .................................................................................. Typesetting
Monique Devin
Advertising Layout fit Graphics
Bonnie Bennett
Penni Keersemaker
David Sykes, Publisher
_______Letters to the Editor
Seminar planned
at Christian
Life Center
Editor's note: Letters to the editor must be signed The Gazette-Times unit not publish
unsigned letters Please include gour address and phone number on all letters for use
by the G T office The G-T reserves the right to edit.
Sports program made a difference
(Editor's note: The following
letter, submitted by the Heppner
High School Booster Club, was
sent to them by an HHS
Dear Booster Club,
Thank you for sending me an
invitation to take part in your
annual auction. As 1 now live in
Wenatchee, Washington, about
four hours drive away, I will not
be able to attend. I am, however,
glad that I have somehow made it
onto your mailing list, as I am
greatly in debt to the Heppner
High School sports program, and
would like to provide some
support to it now and in the
As a freshman at HHS, I was
your classic doofus, and may
have set some sort of record for
low grade point average for the
I remember it was
something like a 0.9 . . .a GPA
hard to get, even in this day and
The turning point came on the
day that Doug McClure, the track
and cross country coach, noticed
that even though I couldn't think,
I could run. He took a chance
and asked me to go out for cross
country, if I thought 1 could get
my grades up. 1 got my grades
up, then ran for three years at
HHS and four years in college. I
was never off the honor roll or
the dean's list for the rest of high
school and eight years of college.
I like to think there are others
who have benefitted, and will
benefit just as much as I have
from sports at HHS.
Please accept the enclosed
donation, throw it into the
general sports funds, and send
yearly reminders for more.
(s) Your fellow Mustang,
Timothy J. Smith (Class of 1967)
1110 Cedar Lane
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Vote yes on Measure 51
To the Editor:
Will the people or Oregon
stand up this time around on the
physician-assisted suicide mea­
sure and vote yes to repeal it?
Ethical doctors do not want the
responsibility to assist in destroy­
ing life. There is no place in the
medical profession or society for
laws that authorize them to kill.
Their healing role is compromised
by such laws.
Consider Biblical values. We
are created to overcome any atti­
tudes or circumstances that try to
take away our gift of life, includ­
ing depression, disablement, trag­
edy. We are stronger and very ca-
pable of enjoying life in the worst
of circumstances because we are
created with a divine purpose and
a destiny. Even if we can’t see or
understand how our existence has
any purpose in it, God does see
and does work out his plans and
purposes. For us to end our life or
someone else’s based on our views
of their quality of life makes us
God, as if we know what is best
for any living human being. Vote
yes on Measure 51.
Cement Heppner logo at intersection of Main and Willow streets.
The cement Heppner logo at the
intersection of Main and Willow
streets in Heppner may have to
be replaced, according to Tony
George, Oregon Department of
Transportation project manager
for the Heppner Mam Street
George, who is based in
Hermiston, says that tests
conducted at an ODOT lab on the
strength of the concrete on the
west side of the street indicate
that the concrete does not meet
strength standards. He says that
preliminary tests on the east side
of the concrete logo indicate that
it also is substandard.
George says that cylinders and
core testing have confirmed that
the west side has only 85 percent
of its intended strength. ,
He added that the 'real' test of
the east side cement will be
conducted at 28 days after
pouring the cement, but early
cylinder tests indicate that it is
also "coming up low" in strength.
George said that the concrete
sub-contractor, Pendleton Ready
Mix, has two options—one to
leave the concrete in place for no
pay and guarantee a minimum of
two years without spalling
(particles popping out on a flat
Darlene Wise Arrington, 65, of
Heppner, died Friday, Oct. 10,
(s) Alex and Rebecca 1997, at Good Samaritan Center
in Hermiston
Graveside services were
Warrenton, OR
Willamette National Cemetery in
A memorial service will be
held at St. Patrick Senior Center
in Heppner at 4 p.m. on Friday,
Oct. 17.
Darlene Wise was bom Sept.
17, 1932, at Heppner, to Clarence
and Blanche Howell Wise. She
grew up in Heppner and attended
local schools, graduating from
Heppner High School in 1950.
In 1955, she married Fonzy E.
Arrington at Coeur d'Alene,
Idaho. Mr Arrington died in an
airplane accident while serving
with the U.S. Air Force in 1964.
That same year, Mrs. Arrington
returned to Heppner with her
three daughters.
She was an enthusiastic writer
entertaining her family and
friends with her recollections of
Heppner and Morrow County.
Survivors include daughters,
Kathy Hedman, of Danville, Va.,
Dale Arrington of Hermiston
Vancouver, Wa; mother and
stepfather, Blanche and Paul
Jones of Heppner; stepbrothers,
Dorothy Jackson, on behalf of the Heppner Garden Club, presents a
Ray Jones of Hermiston and
$700 check to Kay Proctor, representing People for the Pool, the
Gary Jones of Hood River;
swimming pool fund raising group. Proctor says that People for the
stepsister, Sandra Blake, of
Pool has raised $10,000 and are seeking to raise an additional
$10,000 to help pay for the pool's durable gunnite finish, a wheel­
Renton, Wa; six grandchildren
chair lift for the indoor multi-use pool and additional unanticipated
and one great-grandchild. She
costs for the building.
was also preceded in death by her
father, C.V. "Cod" Wise, in
lone Topic Club sets fund raiser
Memorial contributions may be
made to Good Samaritan Center
the library.
Van Fund, 970 W. Juniper,
The lone Topic Club invites
Brunch prices are : $6 per per­
Hermiston, Or 97838.
everyone to its fall brunch fund­
son; $15 per family, $3.5 for chil­
Sweeney Mortuary of Heppner
raiser for the lone Public Library
dren kindergarten - sixth grade and is in charge of arrangements.
Garden Club gives to pool
Sunday, October 26, from 9 to 11
am m the lone Legion Hall.
Event Leaders Kathy Morter,
Kerry Rietmann and Alice Harper
say they hope the brunch sched­
u le w ill allow people to attend
church services and begin the day
with a hearty brunch that benefits
$1 for preschool and younger.
The lo n e Public Library is
open M onday and W ednesday
from 3-5 p.m. In addition, the li­
brary sponsors the summer read­
ing program for childeren follow ­
ing sc h o o l’s com pletion. Edith
M athews is the lone Librarian.
When you turn
It's time to celebrate
Happy Birthday Elmer!
your family
surface and creating pits) or
cracking; or tear up the concrete
and replace it at the sub­
contractor's own expense.
George says that problems in
concrete can arise
something is wrong in the
batching of the concrete mix-
when proportions of water,
cement and aggregate are not just
right. This results in concrete that
is not as durable.
30 HHS, IHS students in work
experience program
Photo by Nova Rietmann
Mindy Binschus, Heppner High School work experience student at
Gardner's Men's Wear in Heppner shows off hat and sweatshirt at
Gardner's. Mindy’s duties include sales and merchandising of
Heppner High School products available at Gardner's. " It's a good
opportunity to learn merchandising and, at the same time, it helps the
Mustang program," said Roe Gardner, Gardner's Men's Wear owner.
Thirty students are participating
in this year's "school to careers
placements" coordinated through
Heppner and lone High Schools.
In the program, directed by
Heppner High School teacher
Greg Grant, students have been
placed in 20 local businesses,
schools or other organizations for
work experience.
This year the following students
and businesses are participating:
Coast to Coast-Chns Anthony;
Pepper Farens-Bobbi Rankin;
Green Feed and Seed-Josie
Heppner Day Care-Melissa
Cutsforth; Heppner Elementary
School-Mathew Baker, Danny
Coiner and Judy Peck; Heppner
Gazette-Times-Nova Rietmann
and Andy Sykes; Heppner High
School-Corey Breeding, Miff
Devin, Lexi Matteson, Josh Roy
and Jeff Sneddon; Heppner High
School/Eckman Construction-
Darrin Ployhar;
Lexington Auto Body-Tony
Greenup; Lexington Polaris-
Treve Palmateer;
Mark Bruno Construction-
Jimmy Sullivan; Mid Columbia
Bus Company-Chns
Morrow County Behavioral
Health-Katie Kenny; Morrow
Bellamy; Morrow County Grain
Growers-Dusty Rollis; Morrow
County Road Department-Miles
Hill; Morrow County School
District Office-Angela Munkers;
Pioneer Memorial Hospital-
Maci Childers, Jaylene Papmeau,
Linsey Ropp; U.S. Forest
Service-Adam Doherty and Katie
Nichols; and Willow Creek
Country Club-Royal Robinson.
The Institute In Basic Life
Principles will conduct a basic
seminar at Christian Life Center,
535 W. Morgan St., Monday
through Friday from 7-10 p.m.
and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.,
according Pastor Tim Van Cleave.
The IBLP offers a series of
further educational information
and character development oppor­
tunities to help children avoid the
destructive pressures of our day
and be a part of giving the world
a “new approach to life” said an
institute news release.
The seminar is also "designed
to equip professionals to resolve
conflicts, stay on task, build ef­
fective relationships, promote self­
acceptance, set and achieve goals,
break destructive habits and dis­
cover purpose in life,” continued
the release.
The seminar also provides an
opportunity for teachers to obtain
two semester units of continuing
education credit.
The cost is $60 for a first time
individual; $95 for a married
couple; $35 for a family member
of an alumnus. The price includes
a hardcover textbook and a work­
For more information call Tim
Van Cleave, 676-5448
As a teenager, Bill Gothard
creator of IBLP, was concerned
about the wrong choices which
many of his classmates were mak­
ing for their lives. He began to
present Biblical principles to them
through weekly meetings in his
home, radio broadcasts, retreats
and other projects.
In 1961 he was ordained and
commissioned by his church to en­
large his youth work to inner-city
gangs, school groups and church
youth groups. Four years later he
was invited by the college from
which he graduated to teach a
course in “Basic Youth Conflicts”.
His first class consisted of 45
pastors, youth leaders and college
students. He taught them the Bib­
lical principles he had learned dur­
ing 15 years of youth work.
Men’s breakfast
The First Christian Church, the
Church of the Nazarene , and the
Christian Life Center invite all
men to this month's community
men's breakfast Sunday, October
19, at 8 a.m. at Christian Life
Center, located 535 W. Morgan
This is a time for food,
fellowship and inspiration from
All men are welcome to attend.
G enuine Black H ills Gold
accented by
Sparkling Diamonds
Sorority plans
Halloween party
The Zeta Nu Sorority
Halloween party for children
fifth grade and under has been
planned for October 31 at Sam
Boardman Elementary School in
Boardman from 6-8 p.m.
Admission is free.
Each child fifth grade and
under will be served a hot dog
and chips.
The party will be funded by
the Morrow County Unified
Recreation District and other
Many styles o f pendants,
earrings and rings to choose from.
Jew elry to uruqutly styled,
ú H as to be Stam per.
/ Peterson's p f j j Jewelers
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