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Aurelia Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 5, 2000, Aurelia, Iowa April 5, 2000 Edition 62 Quimby and supervisor Home Delivery 50<t Single 1 Barbara Derksen Lorri arc three Cherokee County Supervisor positions up for Eight including the are seeking the nomination tor the June 6 1: has spent 16 years as a He did not comment on his reasons for seeking another is running for District 1 Melton was raised in Cherokee County and presently owns his own trucking Melton Melton has had numerous experience working at sale barns throughout Missouri iand also farmed in Missouri before moving to Cherokee goals as supervisor are to hold down bring business into town and maintain our also need to look into taxes in depth to cut sites his strengths as being able to look to consider both sides of an I push the pen on everything I I want to help the community and point us in the right Melton number one concern for the county is to hold taxes down and at the same time attract business to the is seeking the District 1 supervisor He has worked 25 years in law enforcement in and presently runs his own saddle shop at his home in rural goal as supervisor is to work on ways to maintain the county and work on the development and population of the Leach feels his strengths for the position include his familiarity with the way the county has been run and his familiarity with the departments within the county would also like to encourage people to get out and vote and to gel involved in our county Leach is seeking the District 1 supervisor He retired in 1989 after serving 30 years for the Illinois Central Gulf His most recent position held was that of Assistant His previous duties included being a machine operator and bridge Goth has also worked for Fredrickson Grain in Manufacturing and A.G. Griffith goals as county supervisor include fixing the roads that we already have opposed to building new ones and not spending as much number one concern is to get out and communicate with people more and get feedback from the I also want to keep the communication lines Goth strengths include working with and supervising men while also being knowledgeable about the various kinds in the Schoon has been an active participant in the community life of Cherokee for the last 37 Beginning with his first company Sodding and business expertise led his company to grow into the sizable construction firm evidenced today and called Schoon Although business has always kept him he has still found time over the years to participate in community and state organizations for the betterment of the with Cherokee Industrial LeRoy was one of the founders of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation and still presides on its board as past He has also been a board member of Cherokee Work Activity Central Trust and and the Sioux Valley Savings and Besides board LeRoy has worked hard to benefit his community wherever he was His company has assisted in the building of many of the landmarks seen in Cherokee like the Head Start the new and WIT but he has also contributed to their success in many other ways as LeRoy has served as Chairman and President at the district and state levels for the Iowa Land Improvement Contractors Association and he was named Small Business Person of the Year in 1998. concerns revolve around the role of turn to page 14 Fish Sleezer Sr. helped fry the fish at the Pythian Fish Fry held Friday in the Community Photo by Lorri staff remember Ellie long-time Glawe Sechler was someone seen by many School students each She was there to help with anyone's Meriden woman served as the secretary there from 1980-1999, and before she served as a substitute teacher's aide at the school for four passed away of hut she will not be faculty and gathered donations to go towards a bench with a memorial plate The plate has been received and it will now go to the bench It is hopeil lhat the bench could be placed on the high school grounds by was a tremendous person who cared about said high school principal Paul her she saw a lot of She'd always take the time for each of Family Career community Leaders of America donated towards the memorial from a fund raiser they And many individuals money towards the Don commented that she loved her job at the never missed a day of Even when she was diagnosed with She was real fought hard against her cancer - large cell She was diagnosed with the dreadful disease in 1996 and went through She was said to be in 1998. The family and everyone who knew her was confident slie had won the Three She didn't want but gave up her job six months before she passed away in up in and graduated fidin Washington High School in 19.^7. will he a part of the high her high once the bench is in Marl Abbi Riggs and Renee representing the Family Career Community Leaders of donated towards a memorial honoring Ellie a long-time secretary and teacher's aid at Washington High Ellie passed away of cancer in A bench will be erected in her honor at the Faculty members also contributed to the Photo by Lorri ban in effect for Cherokee State Marshal has put a burning ban in Cherokee It is the county's intention to lease the ban in for ihe summer and into the due to anticipated dry Residents of Cherokee County may apply lor a permit to burn through their local fire Il is at ihe discretion of the local departments whether or not to issue the Violation of the proclamation is a simple with fines ranging IVom High 74 Low 36 Extended Partly Sunny 32/62 Sunny 35/53 series of fast-moving systems will keep the but mainly Windy 11-13 Local and ' ' 1 Page 6
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