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TWO - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Official Newspaper
of the City of Heppner and the County of Morrow
Morrow County’s Home-Owned Weekly Newspaper
Published weekly by Sykes Publishing, LLC and entered as periodical matter at the
Post Office at Heppner, Oregon under the Act of March 3, 1879. Periodical postage
paid at Heppner, Oregon. Office at 188 W. Willow Street. Telephone (541) 676-
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elsewhere; $30 student subscriptions.
David Sykes ..............................................................................................Publisher
Andrea Di Salvo ............................................................................................ Editor
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column inch. Cost for classified ad is 50¢ per word. Cost for Card of Thanks is $10 up to
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responsible for accuracy of statements made in letters. Any letters expressing thanks will
be placed in the classifieds under “Card of Thanks” at a cost of $10.
The View from the Green
Over the Tee Cup
joined in on June 2 for
the Willow Creek Country
Club Ladies 18 Hole Invi-
The invited quests for
the day were from Arling-
ton, Condon/Kinzua and
Umatilla country clubs. The
group started the day with
registration and a coffee
social on the newly-com-
pleted deck at the Willow
Creek Club House. Fol-
lowing 18 holes of golf, the
ladies were served a salad
luncheon and awards were
Awards for the day
were as follows:
Low Gross of the Field:
Nancy Propheter (Hep-
Low Net of the Field:
Linda Dunn (Kinzua).
ly Dyer, Low Gross, and
Jeannie Kerksey, Low Net.
Mountian, Low Gross, and
Marsha Holly, Low Net.
ter, Low Gross. Willow
Creek—Three-way tie for
Low Gross, Karen Thomp-
son, Corol Mitchell and Loa
Heideman, and a two-way
tie for Low Net, Shirley
Martin and Lorrene Mont-
gomery, with 2 nd Low Net
to Betty Burns.
Special Events were
given for: Long Drive #6/l5
– Linda Dunn (Kinzua) and
Nancy Propheter (WCCC),
KP 2 nd Shot #2/11 – Linda
Dunn (Kinzua) and Nancy
Propheter (WCCC), KP 1 st
Shot #4/13 – Betty Burns
(WCCC), Longest Putt
#7/16 – Sally Dyer (Ar-
lington) and Janice Paustian
(WCCC), Birdies— Nancy
Propheter, Chip-ins – Lor-
rene Montgomery, Eva
Kilkenny, Shirley Martin
and Corol Mitchell.
The kitchen crew serv-
ing lunch for the day was
Kris Linder, Kathy Martin,
Rita Bowman and Sharon
Harrison. Gene Orwick,
Dave Mitchell, John Ed-
mundson and Earl Fishburn
provided their services for
creek and out-of-bounds
John Polletier—John Polletier, 65,
of Irrigon died Sunday, May 17, 2015, in
Richland, Wash. He was born Aug. 21,
1949, in Ontario. A memorial service will
be held Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m. at the
Merry “Aloha” De- into pioneer families from Boardman Community Church. Einan’s
Spain, 86, of Heppner, died both sides of their ances- at Sunset in Richland was in charge of John Polletier
Wednesday, June 3,
2015 at Providence
Aloha was an
Hospital in Port-
land. Celebration of
of the Episcopal wooden crosses that have who considered their house
life will be held Sat-
church, and was al- been distributed across the a loving home. Aloha loved
urday, June 20, at 11
ways of service to world and space, for which reading, painting, spending
a.m. at the Heppner
her larger commu- they received a lifetime time at the family cabin,
Elementary School Merry
nity through many achievement award from and caring for all stray ani-
venues, including the Episcopal Diocese of mals. Aloha was an inspi-
Aloha was born DeSpain
youth groups, Alco- Eastern Oregon. They were ration and will be lovingly
August 18, 1928
holics Anonymous, awarded the 1998 “Man and missed by many.
in The Dalles, OR, the hospice, Morrow County Woman of the Year” by the
daughter of Fred and Betty Mental Health, 4-H, Camp- City of Heppner Chamber may be made to the Epis-
E. Allstott Painter Sr. She fire, and the famous haunt- of Commerce.
copal Church of Heppner,
graduated from Ione High ed house in the old yellow
Bob and Aloha enjoyed PO Box 246, Heppner, OR
School in 1946 and lived in castle. Aloha and Bob were 69 years of marriage, raising 97836, or the Ascension
Eastern Oregon her whole significant contributors to two sons, Robert DeSpain School Camp and Confer-
Ascension School Camp and Chris DeSpain, and ence Center, 1006 Church
She met the love of and Conference Center at daughter, Merry DeSpain St., Cove, OR 97824, or the
her life, Robert “Bob” De- Cove, and they were active Chandler, as well as niece, Heppner Day Care, PO Box
Spain, when she was 13, participants in the Cursillo Kathy Lindi, Tony Clement, 446, Heppner, OR 97836.
and married him when she movement. Aloha and Bob numerous grandchildren,
Sweeney Mortuary of
was 18. Both Bob and were well-known for their great-grandchildren, and Heppner is in care of ar-
Aloha are fifth-generation “ministry” of hand-made many other young people rangements.
Oregonians, and were born
Parish priest helps expand students’ view
of the world
Adan Guerra, a fourth
grader at Heppner Elemen-
tary School, loves learn-
ing…and he also loves
Last week he read a
story about immigrants and
the foods they brought with
them to the United States.
At the end of the story were
three recipes from around
the world. When Adan saw
that one of the recipes was
from India, he had an idea.
“Father Papa is from
India. Maybe he knows
how to make this food!”
Sure enough, St. Pat-
rick’s Catholic Parish
priest, Father Papa Rao
Pasala, went to the school
and helped Adan cook the
food, green pulao, for his
class. The dish was a big hit,
as the students ate seconds
and asked for thirds.
Father Papa also
showed the students where
he was from, talked about
Heppner Elementary fourth-grader Adan Guerra looks on as
schools in India, and even Father Papa Rao Pasala of St. Patrick’s Catholic Parish gives
sang a song for them.
a brief geography lesson. –Contributed photo
St. Pat’s to hold
VBS next week
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Heppner will hold a
free vacation Bible school next Monday through Thurs-
day, June 15 through 18, at the church parish hall. VBS
will take place from 9 a.m. to noon.
Potty-trained three-year-olds through junior high
youth are invited to “gather around the campfire” to learn
about Jesus’ parables and meet five saints from the first-
century church. Bible school also includes crafts, songs
Heppner Day Care
to hold rummage
As Heppner Day Care donations from the commu-
wraps up another fun and nity for unwanted items that
exciting school year, taking are in good working shape.
down all the crafts and proj- Items can be dropped off at
ects and sending them home the center on Friday, June
with their creators, staff will 12, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
also be completing some Pick up also will be avail-
able at the same time with
late spring cleaning.
The day care will be prior arrangement.
Please contact the cen-
hosting a rummage sale on
676-5429 or any board
Twenty-seven men participated in Sunday play on
for more informa-
June 7 at Willow Creek Country Club. The results are
Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School begins The center is also accepting tion.
Monday, June 15, and runs through Friday, June 19,
Gross—1 st , Greg Grant, 64; 2 nd , Ron Bowman, 67; from 6:30-8 p.m. at Heppner Christian Church. Children
3 rd , Dave Pranger, 69.
preschool through sixth grade are welcome.
Net—1 st , Delbert Binschus, 55; 2 nd , Rick Britt, 57;
3 rd , Larry Runyon, 57.
Special Events—KP #4-13, Larry Runyon; KP 2 nd
shot #6-15, Larry Runyon; least putts, Delbert Binschus.
Chamber lunch participants are asked to note that the
Friday, June 12, the Heppner Future Business Leaders
Next men’s play will be on Father’s Day, June 21. June 18 lunch meeting has been cancelled.
(FBLA) chapter will hold a bake sale in front
Hosts will be Dave Mitchell, Bob MacDonald and Dale
The next lunch meeting of the Heppner Chamber
from 8:30 a.m. until the goodies run out.
of Commerce will be an all entities report on Thursday,
members are raising money for their trip
Next weekend, June 13 and 14, the men will give up July 2, at noon in Heppner City Hall conference room.
in Chicago June 26 through July 3,
the course for the Jo Pettyjohn ladies’ tournament.
Cost of lunch is $10. Chamber lunch attendees are asked
be competing in the areas of Banking
to RSVP at 541-676-5536 no later than the Wednesday
before to guarantee a lunch.
At the bake sale will be banana cream pies, chocolate
real pies, Caitlynn Bailey’s breads, Bundt cakes, lemon
bars, various cookies and brownies, Mrs. Collins’ home-
Willow Creek Baptist Church members will serve made yeast breads, and more.
lunch on Wednesday, June 17, at St. Patrick’s Senior
The meal will include Ham, macaroni and cheese,
green beans, sliced tomatoes, bread sticks, and fluffy
orange pudding. Milk is served at each meal. Suggested
& Ladies Night Dinner
donation is $3.50 per meal. Menu is subject to change.
Hunter education classes will be held June 16, 18,
All kids and their families invited
23 and 25 from 6-9 p.m. at Heppner high School. A field
day will be held June 20 at Lexington Gun Club from 8
a.m. till noon. The course is taught by Jim and Darlene
Marquardt. Cost for the course is $10.
$5.00 per kid and $10.00 per adult
Any person under the age of 18 who wishes to hunt
Chicken Parmesan, Garlic Bread & Salad
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at
must pass a hunter education course in order to obtain a
Heppner High School
hunting license in Oregon.
For questions, call Jim Marquardt at 541-969-4845.
Raffle prizes to be drawn include fishing poles,
With a field day Saturday June 20th
To register, go to http://www.dfw.state.or.us/education/
camping gear, swimming items, games, youth .22
at Lexington Gun Club 8am -12 noon
hunter/ and follow the registration instructions.
men’s play results
Welcome to ‘Camp
FBLA bake sale this
Chamber lunch meeting Friday
Community lunch menu
THURSDAY, JUNE 11TH
Annual Youth Night
Dinner at 6pm
Hunter ed classes
next week in Heppner
Courses to be held June 16th, 18th, 23rd and 25th
Flag Ceremony 7pm
Cricket Rifle and much more!
MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION
Card Printi ess
-UP & DELI
Any person under 18 who wishes to hunt must
pass this course in order to acquire a hunting license
in the State of Oregon. Any person wishing to hunt
out of state must also hold a valid Hunter Education
Card. The course is being taught by Jim and Darlene
Marquardt. Questions, call Jim at 541-969-4845.
To register for the class go to
and follow registration instructions.
The fee for the course is $10 and is set by ODFW
ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE
JUNE 12TH 9AM - 4PM
Come in and get a special treat
SUMMER IS HERE
Sunscreen, Pool & Water Toys
and much more!!!
MURRAY'S DRUG - 217 N MAIN PHONE 676-9158