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    TWO - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Official Newspaper
of the City of Heppner and the County of Morrow
U.S.P.S. 240-420
Funeral Notices
Gray, Boyer united in
Merry “Aloha” DeSpain—A memorial service for
Aloha DeSpain will be held Saturday, June 20, at 11 a.m.
at the Heppner Elementary School gymnasium. Sweeney
Mortuary of Heppner is in charge of arrangements.
‘Find and seek’ at
Lexington VBS
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-
9228. Fax (541) 676-9211. E-mail: editor@rapidserve.net or david@rapidserve.
net. Web site: www.heppner.net. Postmaster send address changes to the Heppner
Gazette-Times, P.O. Box 337, Heppner, Oregon 97836. Subscriptions: $30 in
Morrow County; $24 senior rate (in Morrow County only; 65 years or older); $36
elsewhere; $30 student subscriptions.
David Sykes ..............................................................................................Publisher
Andrea Di Salvo ............................................................................................ Editor
Local youth ages kin-
dergarten and up are invited
to “find and seek,” because
it’s all about finding out at
Lexington Community Bi-
ble Church vacation Bible
school next week.
VBS includes Bible
lessons, games and crafts.
Snacks also will be pro-
VBS registration be-
gins at 9:30 a.m. on Mon-
All News and Advertising Deadline is Monday at 5 p.m.
For Advertising: advertising deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. Cost for a display ad is $5 per
column inch. Cost for classified ad is 50¢ per word. Cost for Card of Thanks is $10 up to
100 words. Cost for a classified display ad is $5.75 per column inch.
For Public/Legal Notices: public/legal notices deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. Dates for pub-
lication must be specified. Affidavits must be required at the time of submission. Affidavits
require three weeks to process after last date of publication (a sooner return date must be
specified if required).
For Obituaries: Obituaries are published in the Heppner GT at no charge and are edited to
meet news guidelines. Families wishing to include information not included in the guidelines
or who wish to have the obituary written in a certain way must purchase advertising space
for the obituary.
For Letters to the Editor: Letters to the Editor MUST be signed by the author. The Heppner
GT will not publish unsigned letters. All letters MUST include the author’s address and phone
number for use by the GT office. The GT reserves the right to edit letters. The GT is not
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.
Cutsforth graduates
with honors
The View from the Green
Over the Tee Cup
Tuesday, June 9, was a
hot day for the 18 ladies who
showed up to play golf at Wil-
low Creek Country Club.
Low gross of the field
went to Nancy Propheter, with
low net a tie between Pat Ed-
mundson and Shirley Martin.
Sarah Rucker took least putts
of the field.
For flight A, Virginia
Grant had low gross, Eva
Kilkenny low net, Karen
Thompson least putts and
Nancy Propheter the long
For flight B, Betty Burns
took low gross.
On flight C, Lorrene
Montgomery had the low
gross, Judy Harris low net,
Jackie Allstott least putts and
Shirley Martin long drive.
In other events, Shirley
Martin had a chip-in on #13
and Pat Dougherty a chip-in
on #11.
Class of ’58 to hold
The Heppner High School class of 1958 will meet
Saturday, June 27, for a get-together and lunch at Sweet
Productions in Heppner.
The class has decided that this last Saturday in June
will be a yearly date for lunch.
The group invites anyone who would like to join them
to visit and reminisce to call Judie Laughlin at 541-676-
9781 so they know how many to prepare for.
Local pools splash
into summer
-From PAGE ONE Monday through Thursday,
Ione Community Pool
and Willow Creek Water
Park have both started their
summer 2015 season.
For the Ione pool, en-
try is $2 per person, with
individual summer passes
for $50 and family passes
for $100.
June hours are day
swim from 1-4 p.m. Mon-
day through Sunday. July
through Aug. 9, day swim
will be 1-6 p.m. Monday
through Thursday and
1-7 p.m. Friday through
Sunday; water aerobics/
adults swim will be Mon-
day through Thursday, 6-7
p.m. The pool will be closed
Aug. 10-21.
Contact Emily Holland
at 541-701-7711 for more
information on the pool.
Swim lessons at the
Ione pool are scheduled for
July 6-23. For swim infor-
mation, contact Keri Heide-
man at 541-571-9666.
Willow Creek Water
Park will be open Monday
through Saturday from 1-8
p.m. and Sundays from 1-5
p.m. Cost is $2 for children
under four, $3 for students
ages five to 17, and $4
for adults. Seniors rate is
also $2. Individual summer
passes ae $75 and family
passes are $140.
Swim lessons are
scheduled in two-week
sessions, Monday through
Thursday, in three separate
sessions. Session one is
June 22 through July 2, ses-
sion two is July 13 through
July 23, and session three
is Aug. 3 to Aug. 13. Cost
for lessons is $40 without a
pass, with a $5 discount for
pass holders.
prime rib every
Saturday night
PLUS Shrimp
Skewers for Dad
this Saturday!
strongly recommend
Jarett and Amber Boyer
Amber Gray and Jarett
Boyer were united in mar-
riage on May 16, 2015 in
a ceremony at the Morrow
County Fairgrounds in Hep-
Amber is the daughter
of Terry and Kellie Gray of
Heppner. She is a graduate
of Heppner High School
and Pendleton College of
Hair Design in Pendleton,
OR. She is employed at
Ooh La La Salon in Pend-
Jarrett is the son of
Donna and the late An-
drew Boyer of Hermiston,
OR. He is a graduate of
Hermiston High School
and is currently employed
by Union Pacific Railroad,
Shelly Rietmann of-
ficiated at the ceremony.
The bride was attended
by maids of honor Larissa
Gray, sister of the bride, of
Pendleton and Jaylee Lip-
pert, friend of the bride, of
Pendleton. Also attending
the bride were sister Kacie
Gray of Heppner and friend
Shae-lee Arbogast of Pend-
Landing at Morrow
Count y OHV Park
Hours: mon-Sat 8am-8pm
Sunday 8am-6pm
find us on facebook
Lindsay Cutsforth of Lexington grad-
uated May 15 from Lewis-Clark State Col-
lege in Lewiston, ID with an honors degree
in business administration. Cutsforth is
the daughter of Jeff and Missy Cutsforth
of Lexington and is a 2011 graduate of Lindsay
Havin Gray was the Heppner High School.
flower girl.
Attending the groom
were best men Kurt Boyer,
brother of the groom, of
Hermiston, and Shane Wi-
ley, friend of the groom,
of Pendleton. Attending
as groomsmen were friend
Mitch Gabriel of Hermiston
and friend Dustin Miller of
Dufur, OR. The groom’s
attendants also served as
Reese Cox was the ring
A reception followed
the ceremony at the fair-
grounds. Susan Clemens
and Kaley Lankford served
as cake cutters and servers,
and Emma Clemens was in
charge of the guest book.
Alita Nelson served as pho-
Local boy Eric Jepsen recently was recognized for all his hard
Others who assisted work during his student teaching year at Heppner Elementary
were Lauri Hire, Shan- School. Jepsen has been student teaching at HES to fulfill the
ny Miller, Sheryll Bates, requirements for a master’s degree in teaching. He gradu-
Shawnna Thorpe, Merry ated this past Saturday in La Grande from Eastern Oregon
Chandler, Kirstin Harnson, University with a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree.
He spent half the year in Mrs. Melissa Coiner’s third/fourth-
Brandi Hong, Tayllor Bran- grade classroom and the other half in Mrs. Pam Dowdy’s
non and Drew Brannon.
sixth-grade classroom. Throughout the year, he also received a
Jepsen recognized for
student teaching
Marriage Licenses
The Morrow County Clerk’s office has released the
following report of marriage licenses:
June 11, 2015: -Juan Manuel Saucedo, 38, of Umatilla
and Francisca Garduno, 43, of Umatilla.
Electric co-op
directors attend
ORECA conference
The Oregon Rural
Electric Cooperatives Asso-
ciation (ORECA) recently
held an instruction and
development conference
for electric cooperative
Attendees representing
the local co-op, Columbia
Basin Electric, were direc-
tors Gerry Arnson, Deacon
Heideman, Roy Carlson
and Lori Anderson, and
general manager Thomas
ORECA Executive Di-
rector Ted Case welcomed
more than 50 Oregon direc-
tors and managers to the
conference held in Portland.
The conference provided
insight and focus on cur-
rent industry and political
issues affecting rural elec-
tric co-ops, as well as other
governance instruction.
Some of the topics dis-
cussed were community
solar projects, electric rate
calculations, and new mari-
juana laws.
new summer
This Sunday's
meal will be
By Fathers
day, June 22, with Bible
school from 10 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June
23, through Thursday, June
25, VBS will take place
from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lexington Community
Bible Church is located just
off Hwy. 74 in Lexington;
follow the signs from the
highway. Contact Alan or
Debbie Scott at 541-676-
5151 for more information.
June 21st
Sunday's hours
will be 8am-2pm
until school is back in session.
Group reservations for
Sundays after 2pm are welcome
depending on availability by
calling 541-422-7160.
well-rounded education by helping in all the other classrooms,
teaching special science projects, entertaining the students with
his violin, helping at Tupper Outdoor School and attending the
Mary Hill Museum field trip. –Contributed photo
-Continued from PAGE ONE NASCAR to raise aware-
a job that has taken him ness for the line trade, FLO
throughout Nebraska, Kan- members noticed that a
sas and Iowa. His current St. Louis NASCAR race
position is in Iowa, where had not been named. They
he is finishing his four-year worked with the track
final test to become a jour- owners to name the event,
which became the “Drivin’
for Linemen 200,”
This spring,
which debuted last
Hodges and three
other Mid-Plains
June 13 was
employees were in-
second run-
vited to represent
of the Drivin’
their company in a
ceremony honor-
ing past and present
Being a lineman
is a dangerous line of work, ity poles prior to the race
rated as one of the top 10 and placed American flags
most dangerous occupa- atop them to honor fallen
tions. Even with everything linemen. The participating
electric utilities do to make linemen were treated with
the work environment safer, VIP status and attended the
anywhere from 30 to 60 NASCAR race while they
linemen die on the job each were there.
“I’m honored to par-
year. To help provide finan-
and this will be a
cial and emotional support
event for
for the families of fallen
“I’m do-
linemen, a nonprofit asso-
ciation called Fallen Line-
men Organization (FLO)
was formed in 2013.
When working with Tyler and Carlos.”
Murray's Bridal Registry
Trevor Rhea & Mollie Henderson Wedding - July 11
To set up a bridal table or
baby registry contact Lori
Snyder 541-676-9158
Murray's Drug, 217 N. Main, Heppner • Phone 676-9158