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Mountain Democrat (Newspaper) - December 28, 2000, Placerville, California M 3000 Hoard over the back fence Happy New Year to everyone 1 hope you keep 16 percent of your New Year's resolutions Monika is working on the second page of my New Year's resolutions but I haven't seen the list yet -Free When 1 arrived at the Mountain Democrat's Christmas party at the Cold Springs Country Club I ordered a gin and tonic for Monika and me I was informed that Walter J Miller had prepaid our drinks earlier in the afternoon Thanks Walt Happy New Year -I Thank you El Dorado County The CASA Christmas trees had 902 ornaments Each ornament represented a needy child and their wish list for Christmas Each and every ornament was picked up by generous people in our community If you include the ornaments in the South Lake Tahoe area approximately children had a terrific Christmas thank you put me on the injury list during an alleged friendly tennis match Now I hear he has done the same thing to Mike Hanford I need to talk to Gary Lacy regarding assault charges you City of The annual pick up the leaves program is operating and I appreciate the fact that one picked up my six bags of leaves annual pickup program is appreciated The newsletter reports the I figure I've been a successful parent if my children grow up and are able to afford their own psychoanalysis Students who Shawna a 1993 graduate of El Dorado High School has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Commercial Recreation Management She attended California State University Sacramento Congratulations Shawna nice way to end the Year 2000 The annual edition of Who's Who among American High School Students has been released Student nominations are made by cation organizations churches national youth groups guidance counselors and high school principals based upon student's demic achievements and involvement in extra curricular ties The following students appear in the latest Brittani Axtell Robin Chelsea Casbarro Brittney Cicchetti Michael D Crippen Kimberly Depue Denis Dolcini Anne Eklund Lauren P Ferrell Jennifer A Fisher Annya Bird James Blodgett Alycia C Cauill Chase P Clanton Christopher A Daniels Heather Diers Erin J x Dryburgh Kristian M Engblom Brian E Fetrow and Veronica R Hagge John Chapman Placerville believes some Florida missing lots are on he space shuttle but it will be a few months before are available John also reports our local doughnuts are better jthan Krispy Kream doughnuts Buy j If Maryellen Ware points her finger at you try not to faint She tried to chop off the end of her finger and it is scary Maryellen we hope you heal quickly for your sake and Were you aware that Cameron Park Lion member Don Acrea 30 years of perfect attendance at Lion Club His movie is Finding My Way Home from all those Lion meetings Dewey Ware's favorite movie is Blazing and he to eat beans too Darrell Britt's favorite movie is Once Upon a Time in the West Darrell assures me this is not a movie about his love life Dave Doc Wiser has the Christmas spirit all year long Davey famous for providing free stagecoach rides for various activities on a year-round basis Barbara and Tom Tankersley owners of i the Iron Works Gallery approached the downtown merchants and i the Chamber of Commerce Donations were provided to cover the cost of a beautiful stagecoach on display at the Iron Gallery Barbara and Tom made no profit on the stagecoach were happy to donate their labor for Davey On Dec 16 the was presented to Davey during an emotional no dry eyes for this presentation Thank you Davey for of hours of community service Dave Roman took me to a Wal-Mart management meeting in Wal-Mart personnel presented checks to and Joy Stars in Retirement Suicide Prevention Education and Action Resources and Relay for Life Over was to the agencies Corene Johnson Personnel Manger informs that the Folsom Wal-Mart store contributed over to various nonprofit agencies this year Thank you Wal-Mart v Exercise programs need to be creative to keep people interested Karen Tucker informs me the Christian Aerobic classes will start the week of Jan 8 This is a fitness program for women i graphed to contemporary Christian music For more information call Karen at 677-5967 At times I have certainly felt like the old rugged cross after an exercise session Overheard at Durango's bar He had a whole lot of money 2 or 3 marriages ago By Curtis Taylor An American minute Three obscure Presidents John Quincy Adams Rutherford Hayes and Benjamin Harrison performed a feat that no other president before them had done We now know that their able accomplishment of course was not so remarkable In America we believe in majority rule The candidate that gets the most votes wins Even great men like Washington and Lincoln had to get more votes than their opponents to win But this didn't happen with Adams Hayes and Harrison Each of them came in second As did a more recent placer George W Bush In America presidents are elected not by the people but by the electoral college And as we all now know the electoral col- lege ignored the men who came in first in these elections and elected those who really came in second Perhaps all this proves one of Ronald Reagan's observations he said is supposed to be the second oldest sion but it bears a very close resemblance to the first Kinkade makes pledge By HEATHER LAKE Staff writer Plans to build a million Marble Valley Regional Center for the Arts has received a incentive from the Thomas Kinkade Foundation that will make a big difference in when the dream is realized The Kinkade Foundation has pledged for every million raised in the capital fund drive that is set to begin in January The offer apparently comes with no strings attached Robert Caulk executive director of said they are ing a Thomas Kinkade museum but that idea is not connected to the grant offer by the Kinkade Foundation Caulk said that Kinkade has been a supporter of the project for many years He is very excited about it and wants to see it he said of pledge Plans for the center have been in the works for twenty years and the original architectural plan is going to be updated and revised in an effort to make the center even more unique Set to be located oh 20 acres of land donated by the Cowell Foundation south of Bass Lake road there are ideas in the works for a children's arts academy that could put the center on the map A clarinet in every mouth that's my said Caulk of his vision for developing the artistic talents of the county's youth He said there has been on- going dialogue with regional school districts about the tial for such a program The plans for the facility include a theater an arts com- plex and meeting rooms for use by area businesses and tions and classroom space Once known as the Sierra Cultural Arts Foundation the Marble Valley Regional Center for the Arts holds various fund raising events throughout the year including the annual Butterfly Concert that is held on the first Sunday after Labor Day each year The is launching a capital campaign during which it will be reaching out to major organizations in the Greater Sacramento Area for financial contributions so construction can begin The organization needs about million dollars more to break ground Caulk is optimistic that it could happen as soon as 18 months from now and said he expects construction will take about two years Individuals interested in ing a donation can call 6400 Heather Lake's e-mail is Teen spends holidays in jail By MEGAN MARSHACK Staff writer Kyle Eli Harbuck 19 is spending the holidays in the orange uniform of El Dorado County Jail inmates just the way his mother Margaret did last year Eli Harbuck pleaded no con- test Oct 16 to a charge he possessed methamphetamine for sale Sheriff's detective Gary Parker was working uniform patrol around noon Oct 8 when he spotted Harbuck illegally walking along Highway 50 at Cedar Grove apparently trying to hitch a ride Harbuck asked Parker for a lift Before the teen was allowed in the patrol car Parker patted him down and ered a container with what Harbuck said was marijuana When asked Harbuck denied he had any more But when Parker began searching backpack the detective said Harbuck became extremely finally admitting there was a lot of crank in the ing to Parker Politicians endorse Osborne Nursing passes WASHINGTON Calling the final passage of a year billion provider relief an important step forward towards meeting the goal of strengthening our nation's skilled nursing care the American Health Care Association praised California Congressman Thomas for ensuring the awaited passed this year We've spoken frequently this year about the need to keep the promise of accessible quality skilled nursing care to California's most vulnerable seniors and this legislation helps address this important national ed Charles H Roadman 11 Dr Roadman said the fact that action was taken prior to ment illustrated how important Congress thinks it is to address the unintended consequences ed with the 1997 Balanced Budget Act The unexpectedly large tions in Medicare funding caused The backpack contained a total of 2.84 ounces of in rock form vidually packaged with the largest just over an ounce and the smallest weighing in at 120 ounces Harbuck was being held on bail before his plea He could have faced three years in state prison if ed after a jury trial Instead he was sentenced to 240 days in the county jail ordered to register as a cotics offender and attend drug counseling mother now 41 was sentenced to 10 months in the county jail on Oct 22 1999 with the last three months at a residential drug program Margaret Harbuck pled to one count of transporting May 23 1998 near She also pled to one count of failing to appear for court after she vanished during her Sept 1999 trial Superior Court Judge Eddie T Keller continued the trial in absentia and the jury locked on the counts of transportation and possession of methamphetamine for sale I Georgia Peach Coming to Proud grandparents Gene and Mary Gillihan and Don and Birtie Costa have a special Christmas present this year New granddaughter Erin Grace Gillihan was born on Nov 13 Proud mom and dad Chad and Nancy Gillihan are bringing Erin to Placerville from Rome Ga where Chad is with the U.S Marines for the holidays Congratulations to the entire family and I hope you spoil her rotten James Tidwell recently resigned from CASA board of directors James recently received a substantial promotion with his company J and will be traveling extensively The CASA board will miss James i He has been a hard-working creative board member who took on large projects Good luck James V By JACK CARREROW Staff writer Senator Rico Oiler and Assemblyman of the 4th District Tim Leslie have thrown in their support to George Osborne for the El Dorado Irrigation District board of directors scat that is now held by who faces a recall election on Jan 9 Calling Osborne fair and independent in his dealings with Oiler says that Osborne will bring stability and balance to the problems that face the BID board by the 1997 BBA clearly hurt patients and the providers who serve he stated The restorations made in the final islative agreement were not just necessary but absolutely essential to maintaining the economic of America's skilled nursing care The president and CEO noted that passage of the demonstrated a conscious need on the part of Congress and the Administration to fine-tune 1997 BBA We look forward to working with the next Congress and Administration to create more permanent solutions to improving Medicare and to work with Congressman Thomas on the many health care priorities awaiting our collective Dr Roadman concluded The Positive Mace For Kids Ages Western Slope A Boys Girls Club Theatres A-J State-of-the-Art Cinema SIGNATURE PLACERVILLE 8 Good For thru Thursday TOM HANKS HELEN HUNT CASTAWAY PG-13 NO PASSES MISS CONGENIALITY SANDRA BULLOCK BENJAMIN PG-13 NO PASSES WHAT WOMEN WANT MEL GIBSON HELEN HUNT PG-13 NO PASSES VERTICAL LIMIT CHRISTOPHER O'DONNELL PG-13 NO PASSES DUDE WHERE'S MY CAR ASHTON KUTCHER SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT PG-13 NO PASSES FAMILY MAN NICOLAS CAGE TEA LEONI PG-13 NO PASSES WES CRAVEN'S DRACULA 2000 OMAR EPPS JERI RYAN R NO PASSES THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE DISNEY ANIMATED G NO PASSES DR THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS JIM CARREY PG PASSES OK V ATTENTION SENIOR CITIZENS If you are losing your HMO by the end of December 2000 or you pay more than a month on your current Medicare supplement please give us a call We have an excellent plan for you and you can save up to on your premium and give you coverage along with the freedom to choose physicians and hospitals anywhere In the USA Remember all Medicare ment plans are regulated by the government but each Insurance company has a different premium rate Please Call for more information Assemblyman Leslie says that he has no doubts that Osborne will be an effective member of the E1D board and will provide valuable service to the district's water users Osborne of Camino is a California Department of Forestry Unit Chief who is ing to bring logic and common sense to what many say is an embattled board of directors was elected to the board a year ago and now faces a recall election after the tion of over signatures of his constituents in the Division 1 area that he serves MISSED If your Mountain Democrat is delivered by motor route carrier and you have not received your paper by call our circulation department 530 before and your paper will be delivered no later than 2 p.m Toll Free 888 lor El Dorado Hills area If your Mountain Democrat is delivered by postal carrier and you do not receive your paper call the circulation department at 530 and arrangements will be made for your paper to be delivered VACATION If you would like your delivery temporarily put on hold call our office AT LEAST two 2 business days prior to the day to be stopped If it is during a holiday call 3 days 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