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Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - August 13, 1998, Williamsburg, Iowa INSIDE Area youth help Iowa team win National Junior Beef Quiz See page SERVING CONROY AND PARNELL SINCE 1915 Iowa 52361 VOLUME 98 ISSUE 32 AUGUST Inside baseball and softball teams named See stories page 7 Jeanette Weaver is the for the National Weather Service in Following is her Readings are taken at 7 daily for the previous days Date High Low 83 85 84 86 85 80 86 80 87 82 88 84 89 89 The Sidebar Nussle plan town meeting 25 Charles Grassley announced that he will co host with Jim Nussle a town meeting for Iowa County residents later this The meeting will be held in Marengo from in Zentmire Hall at the Iowa County 800 East Marion All area are invited and encouraged to attend to ask questions arid express concerns on issues impacting senior or any other topic they wish to Grassley is chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Both Grassley and Nussle serve on the congressional committees with jurisdiction over Social Security and Farm Credit Services holds Appreciation Day Over 200 Farm Credit customers took part in Farm Credit Services Customer Appreciation Day at Marys Parish Community Center in Participants were treated to a barbecue supper and were entertained by Kevin a Games and prizes were also offered for the Ronald Mohr was the winner of the Our staff and customers look forward to this event every We enjoy thanking our customers and they enjoy the break in their busy said Daran Williamsburg Loan He The opportunity to mingle with then neighbors and other producers in the community is also something our customers really Iowa County candidates needed Applications are being accepted for the title of Iowa County Official preliminary to the Iowa Interna tional Pageant will be held May in The woman chosen as Mrs Iowa County will become an ambassador from Iowa County and will receive an official title and Iowa International will receive package worth and the chance to represent Iowa at the International The current reigning 1998 Iowa Interna tional is Debbie Competitions will include personal aerobic and evening There is no swimsuit Those interested in applying should write for a form to Iowa International Box or phone Opinion News 2 For The Record 3 45 Sports 67 8 11 Time running out on Triax Cable company has less than 30 days to fix problems in Williamsburg or town will move ahead with franchise default proceedings By DAN ADIX Time is running out on Triax Cablevision in Members of City Council discussed the ongoing problems the city has had with the local cable provider during their meeting Monday there was no Triax representatives at the meeting to address the as was promised by the Well I guess they didnt care enough to show commented Mayor Murray As far as Im con Triax is in At the last council Williamsburg City Council members instructed City Attorney Ron Saylor to draft a default notice to which he did and sent to the company July In Saylors letter to he noted the numerous prob lems that Williamsburg customers have had during the past few Those problems include the lack of providing appropriate equipment as required under the franchise agree poor customer relations and slow response time to fixing poor reception for the CBS channel and audio variations between These problems have existed for approximately 2 years since the renewal of the franchise March and continue to be significant problems which constitute viola tions of the franchise agreement and Saylor said in his letter July 29 to Other than acknowledging that they received the certified the city has heard nothing else from the NpIC photo by Dan Adix Iowa Governor Terry talks with Diane Tyrrell and her State Representative Phil Tyrell and Jil and Kevin owners of McDonalds Monday during a visit to Branstad is currently on a Iowa as he marks his sixteenth and final year in farewell tour comes to Wburg B Governor Terry Branstad makes tour of Iowa to thank public for supporting him during four terms Terry Branstad was in Iowa County Monday as part of his Thank Iowa tour as he marks his 16 years as Iowas chief Branstad stopped at McDonalds north of lowans have given so much to me during my four terms as Governor and the preceding years as Lieutenant I wanted to show my appreciation and gratitude with these visits all across the state during my final year as Branstad Im proud to Iowa from the worst of times during the depths of the farm crisis in the early 1980s to the best times our state has ever But it is the people of Iowa who deserve so much credit for their hard work and deter W ell I guess they didnt care enough to show As far as Im Triax is in Murray Armstrong Since Triax has failed to the city has a few different options it can according to Doug of Saylor Law The city can site specific performance problems which it already See page 11 Parnell man killed Tuesday in car accident Charles died after being ejected from vehicle near Parnell A Parnell man was killed late Tues day evening in a accident between Williamsburg and Iowa County Sheriffs Department reported that Charles died injuries suffered in the car accident when he was thrown from the The accident happened at approximately miles north of Parnell on Highway Sandersfeld was in a 1992 Plymouth driven by Callum Officials indicated that Trimpe was northbound on Highway 149 when he lost control of the vehicle and it left the The vehicle then flipped and rolled numerous times in the west causing Sandersfeld to be Sandersfeld was taken to Marengo Memorial Hospital where he was pro Trimpe was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City where he was treated for mi nor injuries and The accident remains under investi gation by the Iowa County Sheriffs De Police Department also provided assistance at the accident Funeral services are pending for Sandersfeld at Funeral Home in A complete obituary will appear in next weeks Williamsburg Journal Tri to make this state a better place to work and raise a Branstad was elected to his first term in 1982 at age the youngest governor in Iowa He is currently the senior governor in the United His top priorities throughout his four terms have been to continuously improve education and make Iowa the most competitive state in America by reducing reforming regulation and encouraging diverse economic Council passes Burger King offer on to P Z committee Wburg Planning and Zoning Committee expected to make suggestion at 24 meeting By DAN ADIX After over a month of del over whether or not to sell a parcel of land to a Burger King City Council has turned the matter over to the zoning committee for their On a motion by Councilman Don Kirkpatrick and a second by Councilman Garth Von the council voted Monday evening to send the matter to the planning and zoning Planning and Zoning officials are expected to consider the matter at their meeting at City The meeting will start at I think it would be better if we let the planning and zoning committee give us their thoughts on the matter and then we can make a com Mayor Murray City Council was approached at the end of June by Perry who was wishing to buy a parcel of land located between Highway 149 and the who owns all of the Burger King restaurants in Cedar said he would like to build another restaurant on the property if the city would sell it to Beaton has offered the city at least for the which is a very sizeable offer for the small piece of neighboring busi McDonalds and Arby have disputed the sale of the property because they were supposedly told when they developed their businesses that the property would never be sold or espe by a competing Upon investigation by City Attorney Ron the city has the power to close or establish streets and roads in areas that are former In Saylor found no formal written documents that indicated that See BURGER page 11 To report news or place call The Journal Ph 6681240 FAX 6689112
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