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Oskaloosa Herald (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Oskaloosa, Iowa Weather today partly sunny and Breezy 84/60 tuesday sunny 88/66 sports indians go 3-0 in Osky classic Page 1 b markets South Central 3.34 a 3.49 3.39 South East 3.33 a 3.57 3.42 South Central 9.08 a 9.21 9.13 South East 9.19 a 9.35 9.25 ivs Idi legislature approves funds Page 6a India classifieds 3b-5b comics.2b obituaries.5a sports.1b weather.2 a irate monday june 8,2015 641-472-1111 2009 we Beetle p4759 Good morning to All and especially Trampas Sams and Marcus Hollingshead who celebrated birthdays sunday. Danny Joe memorial Golf tournament City water to share new employees by Jonathan r. Pitman the Oskaloosa Herald gunslinger entertains Friday after five crowd by Duane Nollen the Oskaloosa Herald Oskaloosa a gunslinger Moe Bear gave the crowd a gun handling exhibition at Friday after five while they waited for the band to take the stage. Bear of Centerville has been performing his Quick draw routine for crowds since the 1970s. Bear had a pair of Colt .45 single action army revolvers that he Drew from his holsters in the blink of an Eye and twirled around. The Quick draw exhibition is a Hobby for Bear. A a in a a tool and Dye maker by Trade a he said. Bear said he practices a a couple times a week for about a half hour to an hour at a time. Herald editor Duane Nollen can be reached by email at . Herald photo by Duane Nollen Tyler Smith makes a shot for a free will donation at the Danny Joe memorial Golf tournament Golf tournament helps fight cancer by Duane Nollen the Oskaloosa Herald Oskaloosa a thirty teams of golfers teed off Friday morning at the Danny Joe memorial Golf tourney to help Young cancer patients and siblings go to Camp. The 120 golfers Gath ered at Oskaloosa Golf for the 19th annual Golf tournament that benefits the children a cancer connection. That organization holds two week Long Camps for cancer patients and their siblings. This year. Portions of the tournament proceeds also will go to the Sierra Rayn foun Dation an organization committed to finding a cure for Neuroblast Oma a the disease that took Danny Joe a life. Tournament spokes woman Deb Fisher said the tournament has grown by leaps and hounds since it began 19 years ago. A when we started it. It Wasny to very Fisher said. A it was first called the heart connection after three years the tournament grew enough that organizers decided to name it alter Danny Joe she said. Fisher said the vol in Teers and organizations involved with the tournament make the event a Success Fisher said there is a group of seven women who work behind the scenes to do All the paper work from processing registrations to marking prizes for Raffles and to award the winning teams. Golf pro Jeff Smith and his son Tyler manned one of the holes on the Golf course. A the volunteers Are the Unsung heroes a Jeff Smith said. The volunteers do things such As help get gifts and prizes for the tournament and they build relationships with people Over the years he added. A a we re Here every year. We hit shots for free will donations a Tyler Smith said. Golf also is about having fun. Volunteer Connie Burke said that some teams like to dress up in costumes to play. There Are five teams that dressed in costumes this year she said. A Golf is about having fun and being with friends for a Good cause a Jeff Smith said. The Cornish family appreciates the family atmosphere that has grown around the tournament held in Danny Joe a Honor. A a it a amazing How people have been Here every year a Billie Cornish said. A eighty percent Are regulars. Ifs amazing. Ifs like a family reunion every the Danny Joe memorial Golf tournament has been a Strong supporter of the children a cancer connection. A your whole family Here knows where the Money goes a Fisher said. Herald editor Duane Nollen can be reached by email at Osky news Oskaloosa in an attempt to help the waste water manage ment department the Oskaloosa municipal water department is moving Forward with the process of hiring More licensed staff to assist in both departments. A what we Are looking at right now is hiring two positions a said Chad Coon general manager for the Oskaloosa mimic pal water department. Coon indicated the waste water department is Down and has been Down several employees Over the last couple of years. A there has been a demonstrated need for additional bodies and that is what we Are going to assist the City with a Coon said. See water Page 3a exhibit Herald photo by Duane Nollen gunslinger Moo Bear of Centerville gives a gun handling exhibition at Friday after five on the Oskaloosa City Square Friday evening. Freedom Rock project honors veterans by Jonathan r. Pitman the Oskaloosa Herald Oskaloosa a people showed up at Friday after five to support the Mahaska county Freedom Rock project where there was an Opportunity to enter a raffle to win a quilt. The quilt itself is a King size reversible quilt and is associated with the Mahaska stitch and quilt Guild. Deb Schuldt who is a member of the organization and was present at one of the Booths set up at this past fridays Friday after five said that All the proceeds generated will go directly to the Mahaska county Freedom Rock project. In addition she indicated the Cost for the raffle is $1 apiece and one could also get six tickets for $5. The Winner for the quilt is set to be announced nov. La on veterans Day and the person that wins the quilt does not have to be present at the time of the drawing. See raffle Page 3a Herald photo by Jonathan r. Pitman Mike Olson places a raffle ticket into Mahaska county Freedom Rock project can at Friday after five on the Oskaloosa City Square

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