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2 I The Lovell Chronicle I January 29, 2015 Farmer urges Kay "KK" Francis King Linda Graves drwers to slow for Jan. 26,1937-Jan. 21,2015 May17, 1951-Jan. 20,2015 Kay "KK" Francis King, Linda Jean Graves, emergency lights BY DAVID PECK A Lovell area farmer is asking the driving public to pay attention and heed warning lights when driving on lo- cal highways following a scare last Friday night. Brad Tippetts said he was working to return a loose cow to pasture Friday when a number of vehicles drove by at a high rate of speed, putting him and themselves in danger. He is urging the public in a letter to the editor this week to slow down when drivers see warning flashers on or along the highway. Tippetts farms east of Lovell in the Sand Draw area and said he checks his highway frontage for loose cows ev- ery evening. Friday, he had already checked during the late afternoon but while heading to town for dinner with wife Colleen just after dark around 6:30 p.m., he spotted one loose black angus cow just east of Sand Draw adjacent to Rick and mother Ruth Tippetts' place, where Brad Tip- petts pastures some of his cows. He said the cows can gain access to the Rick Tippetts yard and grounds but there is a highway fence between the home and U.S. 14A adjacent to the property. He said one cow managed to get out and was eating grass on the north side of the highway next to the fence. Driving with his wife in her car, Tippetts stopped just off the westbound lane in an attempt to apprehend the loose cow, turning off his headlights butturning on his emergency flashers. "I know from experience that if you have a car with its headlights on it's hard to see flashing lights, and it can also blind the cow," he said. "I got the cow turned around to head back to Rick's yard, but the cow crossed the road on me." Tippetts flipped around to chase the cow to the east and parked directly in the eastbound lane with his flash- ers on to protect the cow and, he hoped, slow traffic, since vehicles had already whizzed by when he was partially off the highway in the westbound lane. Being fully in the eastbound lane was no better, he said, as more vehicles zoomed by at around 70 miles per hour, he estimated, a couple of them nearly clipping him while he was out trying to apprehend the cow, which even- tually exited the highway at a county road to the east. "I had to bring her back and finally got her across the highway," he said. "I had to be out there like a cross- ing guard and had to holler to Colleen to see if traffic was coming." Tippetts said he was so upset by the zooming vehicles that he threw his coat at one car and the driver slowed and apologized. He figured about five vehicles went by. The point is, Tippetts said, that drivers should slow down if they see emergency flashers. "It's the law that if a highway patrolman has someone pulled over people must slow down. Can't I get the same courtesy with flashing lights on?" he asked. "People are in such a darn hurry. They can't (stop to) help you anymore. I apologize for having cows on the road occasionally, but things happen." Tippetts said drivers need to be attentive this time of year when cows are down off mountain pasture, noting that there are cows: pastured on botlt ,sides of 14A from Miller's Fabrication east for seven miles or so. From our files Hinckley introduces bill in 1915 legislature regarding wagon tires 100 YEARS AGO, JAN. 30,1915 The Cowley Weekly Progress Representative J. H. Hinckley is introducing some mighty good in the legislature. He has introduced a bill making it unlawful to sell wagons in this state having tires less than three inches wide after July 15, 1915. This is a splendid measure, and we hope he will succeed in en- acting it into law. i iii:iii!iiii+iiiii(!iiiiiiiiii!iii!ill ++ [ top Sto0000es The Bible Church online every week at  wog:,m00 so.,oo ,o+. : 5+ ,,a,. Bible Lesson Lovell " 6 pm 77, of Lincoln, Neb., died of heart-related issues on Jan. 21, 2015. He was born on Jan. 26, 1937 to Gussie Pat- ton in Lovell. During his high school years, Kay was active in several sports and was the student body presi- dent during his senior year. He went on to play football on a scholarship at Snow College for one year. Kay married Carol Croft in 1959. They had two chil- dren and were later divorced. Kay received his bachelor of science degree in 1962 and master of science degree in 1963 in child development from Brigham Young Uni- versity and his Ph.D. in fam- ily relations and child devel- opment in 1967 from Florida State University. He taught in the Department of Family and Child Studies at Texas Tech University from 1963 to 1969. Dr. King then served as associate professor and di- rector of the Division of Child Development, Center for De- velopmental and Learning Disorders at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 1969 to 1976. While there he was involved in re- search that focused on spe- cial needs and handicapped children and improving pre- school education. Kay married Cecile Buck in 1975. In 1977 he joined the Department of Human De- velopment and the Fami- ly at the University of Ne- braska-Lincoln, serving as an associate professor until he retired in 1997. Among his favorite courses to teach at UNL were Assessment of the Young Child Practicum in Human Development and the Family and Advanced Early Childhood Education. His creative interests in- cluded the utilization of com- puter-assisted assessment and teaching strategies in early childhood. His re- search focus was on develop- ing a better understanding of the correlates of temper- ament in parent/caregiver/ child interaction. Kay and his wife, Ceil, were a wonder- ful team, working to serve families and children with special needs. Kay is remem- bered for his kind and gentle approach to teaching and hu- man relationships. Kay and Ceil were co-owners for 30 years of the Log Cabin Caf located in Silver Gate, Mont. They looked forward to spending their summers in the moun- tains. In the early years of the caf, Kay and Ceil were actively involved with the Beartooth Rendezvous that was held annually in Silver Gate. Kay was famous for his BBQ smoker that sat outside the caf& Word spread quick- ly when the smoker got fired up and people came from far and wide to enjoy his deli- cious chicken, ribs and bris- ket. He shared his love of BBQ with others by becom- ing a certified BBQ judge. Kay was active in the Yellowstone area communi- ty. He was an advocate for environmental, civic and community improvements. During his retirement years Kay enjoyed golfing, traveling and parking his fifth-wheel trailer in the mountains. Kay is survived by his son, Dr. Bryan C. (Cather- ine) King, Logan; daugh- ter, Michele Leafdale, Bill- ings; stepsons H. Wade (Genie) Crawford and Wil- liam H. Crawford, both from Birmingham, Ala.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Kay was preceded in death by his wife, Cecile B. King. A memorial service will be held on Feb. 4, 2015, at Roper & Sons Chapel in Lin- coln, Neb. A visit with the family will take place from 12:00-12:30 p.m., with the servicestarting at 12:30 p.m. A celebration of life memo- rial service is being planned for early July in Silver Gate. More details will be available at a later time. In lieu of flow- ers, donations can be sent to Cooke City Area Council, P. O. Box 1134, Cooke City, MT 59020. Condolences may be giv- en online at Roperandsons. com. 63, of Lovell, died Tues- day, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Advanced Care Hospital in Billings. She had been hospitalized for some time struggling with several ma- jor illnesses. Her body final- ly succumbed to these and she passed away to join her loved ones who have gone before. She was born on May 17, 1951, in Lovell and has lived here all of her life. Her family consists of par- ents James William Graves and Girtha Beula Geneva Mayes. Her siblings are Ot- tis, Jaoma, Merida, Jamie and Jason. In spite of damage to her eyes at birth and great- ly impaired vision, Linda took much pleasure in cre- ating beautiful things and sharing them with others. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, cardmaking, scrapbooking, cooking, can- ning, crafting, quilting and family history work. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served willing- ly all her life. She attended Lovell schools and graduat- ed in 1970. Linda became em- ployed at North Big Horn Hospital in June of 1969. She was a dependable member of the housekeep- ing and laundry team, eventually becoming super- visor of the laundry depart- ment. She worked at the hospital for 31 years until she had to retire in April of 2000 due to a stroke. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Ottis and Jason and sister Jaoma. She is survived by her two sisters Merida Miller of Billings and Jamie (Randy) Archey of Great Falls and. sister-in- law Karen Graves of Lovell. She also leaves behind 12 nieces and nephews and 34 grand-nieces and nephews, all of whom she has loved as if they were her own children. Funeral services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, with interment following at the Lovell Cemetery. Richard Owen Ballard Richard Owen Ballard, 73, died Jan. 26, 2015, in Span- ish Fork, Utah. Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 30, with viewing from 9 - 10:30 a.m. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at the Spanish Fork South Stake Center, 870 E. Canyon Road, Spanish Fork, Utah. [r . i I/ Serving Northern  F,/ Big Horn County U,.ted Methochst ygears 3 c/.,! at the corner of Park & Shoshone, Lovell 307-548-7478 Reverend Jim Barth Sunday: 11 am y,z'00 ;th ,9 Montana, 548-7127  " Rev. Christopher Brandt 9:15 am Bible Study, and Sunday School 10:30 am Worship Service o 'Zo! The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod i St. Joseph's Catholic Church 1141ShoshoneAve.oLovell f Sacrifice of the Mass Sunday - 11:30 am Thursday - 6 pm Reverend Glenn Whewell Lover @ flssemblg of 6od Church 310 Idaho flue., Louell Services Sunday School - 9:45 am Morning Worship -- 10:50 am Sunday Night -- 6:30 pm Wed. Bible Study - 7 pm Rev. 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Tori Aiken Toil is an outstanding dancer and a captain oft& Lovell Dance team She is a hard worker and always helps the younger dancers on the team learn routines. Nic Haskell Nic avemged l 5. 5 pla., l O rebounds ard 2 blockedshotsper game this weekend in Lovell's basketball games w#h Powell and Thwmopolis. 1801 Hwy. 310, Lovell, WY 307-548-7246 Rocky Mountain Middle/High School Students ..,,, Quarter Rocky Mountain Middle/High School students of the second quarter are front, (l-r): Kennedy Despain, Marissa Arnold, Lily Myers, Kelsea Mayfield, back: Alecx Christensen, Trevan Lytle, Jordan Arnold and Sarah Jones. Miller's Fabrication 80 E. Hwy 14A-E, Lovell, WY + 307-548-6346