West Des Moines Express (Newspaper) - May 19, 1983, West Des Moines, Iowa c CD Ct CD S O CT o o D O CD CD 03 USPS 675-240 Newspaper Serving West Des Clive and Windsor Heights Founded 1893 West Des Iowa May 19,1983 Lions cancel screening The Diabetes sponsored by the West Des Moines lions and Lioness has been cancelled due to unforseen It had been set for May 21, at the West Des Moines Community Lions Club President Ralph Wales said the screening will be re at a later date with details to be announced in the Wales said in the meantime persons wishing to participate in the diabetes screening may call 225-2641 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to set up an The screening is by appointment only and those persons making an appointment will be notified by mail of the time and You will also receive en instructions about eaung prior to arriving fot the test. This is important in order to get a true test. In order to better serve our readers and advertisers the West Des Moines Express will now be delivered in the mail on The deadline for news and advertising is Boy Scout Troop 205 was awarded first place in the Raccoon River Valley Scout Show held at Valley West The West Des Moines Fire Department loaned the troop a pumper truck for use in the display at the In appreciation the Scout Troop presented the Fire Department with a Fire Chief Randy accepts the plaque from Boy Scout Greg Pictured are row 1. to Firefighter and Assistant Scout Master Mike Chief Scout Masters Dennis Mann and John The Boy Scouts in the front row are Greg Jones and Mike Troop 205 is sponsored by the West Des Moines United Methodist Crafts Fair this Sunday A Crafts Fair will be held May 22, from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Fifth Street in downtown West Des About 60 craftsmen will sell their wares from booths set up in the In case of the event will not be Council gives more time for sidewalk repairs The West Des Moines City Council gave 422 property owners another 60 days to repair their cracked Mayor George Mills urged the city council to delay action on the resolution of necessity for the sidewalk repair project which will take an estimated ten years to Mills said many of the property owners with broken sidewalks have already acted to repair the damage and the extra 60 days will give more homeowners a chance to complete the work at a cheaper cost than if the city repaired the Property owners are responsible for upkeep on their sidewalks and the cost of repairs is assessable to the property Councilman Mel Holdsworth asked whether it would be possible to arrange to open the old city landfill on S. 11th St. for small loads of pointing out that it is impractical for a homeowner to drive the broken concrete all the way across the county to the Metro Solid Waste Agency landfill Director of Public Services Lon Hawbaker said homeowners could call his office to arrange for disposing of the broken Inside Reports from area legislators on the issues facing The Iowa Legislature are on Page 2. The four high school seniors chosen to speak at the Valley Commencement are pictured on page 3. The Windsor Heights City Council accepted the low bid for the Walnut Creek bridge See the story on page 7.