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Derrick (Newspaper) - August 19, 1982, Oil City, Pennsylvania The Ruthven Zipcode with KIMMI 1 Q JL Growing with Ruthven for 13 years THURSDAY AUGUST VOLUME XIII NO 33 PRICE USPS Cable TV meeting set for Thursday night Public Library Z IA 51353 Representatives of the Tenil Tele- phone Company will meet with the Ruthven City Council Thursday night August 19 to discuss the possibility of serving the Community of Ruthven and Cable TV Earlier last year the Tenil Telephone Company sent a survey to residents of the City of Ruthven to take an accounting of interest in the possibility of service The initial response was not good so the Ruthven City Council will allow the representatives of the Tenil Telephone Company to address the regular council meeting this Thursday evening Basically the Tenil Telephone Com- pany is cable service to Ruthven subscribers if there is enough interest and intent to justify the burial of cable from Tenil to Ruthven to transmit the signal on If the decision is made to bury the cable overhead cable would be strung on existing poles inside the city limits for the hookup of subscribers Services proposed by the Terril Tele- phone Company would involve any one of three choices for cable viewing Tier I would be basic service costing per month Channels on Tier I would include the Channel 2 Weather vice Channel 3 WON Chicago Independent Television Channel 4 KTW Sioux City NBC Channel 5 Atlanta Channel 6 USA Sports Network Channel 7 KHN Fort Dodge Educational Channel 8 ESPN 24 Hours a Day Sports Channel Channel 9 Sioux City ABC 10 CNN Cable News Network 24 hour news Channel Sioux Falls CBS Channel 12 CBS Channel 13 Sioux Falls NBC All of the above stations would be available in Tier I Tier H would be the basic service which is Her I and the addition of HBO the Home Box Office which shows movies sports and specials at a cost of per month The third tier of service Tier ffl would include the basic service HBO and which shows only first ran movies Cost for the tier of service would be per month The Terril Telephone Company re- cently completed the installation of the system in the community of Terril and preliminary reports are that the service and reception are quite good Women's slow pitch takes first The Women's Slow Pitch Softball team captured the championship title Saturday August 14 of the Roverette League The league consisted of teams from Dickens Woolco Webb and ven Dickens took second place Webb third and Woolco fourth The team consisted of Joyce Kreutner pitcher Jan catcher Jackie Meyer first base Leah Cacek second base Penny Mason shortstop Janet Petska third base Sue Sampson left field Jane Rubel center field Karen Fiesler right field Donna Schneider rover also Carol Perkins Lori zer Jessica Horst was our scorekeeper Penny Mason hit two home runs in the W ebb game bringing runners home both times The teams and their families met at Houston Park at Lost Island after- wards for a picnic and entertainment Sewer District to receive funding for project RUTHVEN LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS Back row from left Tom Johnson Coach Loren Meyer Danny Smith Darcy Johnson Michael Hermanson Matt Col- eman Tim Finnegal Shannon Miller and Finnegan Front row from left Ben Williamson Micheal Geelan Todd Reinders and Shad Miller bat boy Clay Co Fair to feature 2 nights of pulling Three evenings of the 1982 Clay County Fair will feature power tion in front of the grandstand an expansion of one performance over previous years Robert LaBrant dent of the Clay County Fair tion announced this week On Monday September 13 fans will focus on the 4 wheel drive pickup pull starting at p.m The pickups will vie for a total purse of competing in four classes Class A will be pound Super Stock Class B the pound Super Stocks Class C the pound and Clas D the pound open The program is sanctioned by the American Pullers Association and their rules will prevail Entry fee is each class and entries close at p.m the night of the pull Scales are available on the grounds The tractor pull has been expanded to two nights Tuesday ember 14 and Wednesday September 15 starting at p.m both nights A total purse of is offered to be Possible funding for the island Sewer District was the topic of discussion at a meeting Monday ust 16 in Des Moines Representing the Island District were Wes Nelson Jr Ron Brockmeyer Wanda Schurg and Jim all of Ruthven Consultant Reed Scheppman ied the group In the meeting which was sponsored by the Environmental Protection cy several Iowa communities reviewed plans and submitted proposals for federal funding of pollution control projects The Island Sewer rict has filed an application with the EPA Band Practice There will be band Monday August 23 and Tuesday August 24 at the Ruthven School divided among eight classes On Tuesday Classes A through D will compete Class A will be Super Stocks Class B pound Super Stocks Class C pound and Class D pound stock tractors On Wednesday Class E through H will take the track Class E will be pound Super Stocks Class F pound Super Socks Class G pound and Class H pound open The events of both nights are by the Iowa Tractor Pull tion and their official rules will prevail Entry fee is for each class entered Scales are on the grounds for funding totalling to upgrade the existing sewage lagoons to meet pending federal regulations The funding will also be used to install sanitary sewer lines around sections of Lost Island Lake The Iowa Department of mental Quality would also contribute to the funding by granting five percent of the total costs of the project The Island District could receive anywhere from 55 to 75 percent of the funds needed to implement the project from the EPA The project is on the priority funding list and a decision concerning the amount of funding will be made time in October Geelan to run for school board seat Leo Geelan of Ruthven filed the necessary nomination papers to have his name placed on the ballot for this fall's school board elections Geelan whose term on the Ruthven Consolidated School Board expires this fall was the only person to file the nomination papers with the county auditor School starts August 25
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