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12 I The Lovell Chronicle I April 15, 2010 www.LovellChronicle.com Olivia Paxton wowed the crowd Thursday night at the talent show held at Lovell Middle School. Paxton sang a song while signing the lyrics in sign language as she went. BRAD DEVEIAUX PHOTO Big Horn County Fair Ranch versatility contest added to fair lineup BY BRAD DEVEREAUX With just months be- fore the Big Horn County Fair Aug. 2-8, organizers are working in high gear to finalize events and prepare the fair book for publishing. The Big Horn County Fair Board met Monday, April 12, at Big Horn Federal in Lovell to discuss several items in preparation of the 2010 county fair. The ranch versatil- ity contest will be a new event for 2010. The board discussed adding the event that would award ribbons and prizes to the top horse- men for a combined score in the events of cow horse, trail, halter, reining and roping. Because cow horse, trail, halter and reining are already events, the only event to be added is roping. Roping would con- sist of a stationary dum- my calf that competitors would rope from horseback, while young competitors would be allowed to stand. Dale Clark previously noti- fied the board that he was willing to organize the new event and supply prizes. Willie Bridges report- ed on the status of funding for a new covered show are- na. Bridges said because of competition and decreased funding of the State Loan and Investment Board, it is a tough time to get grants from the State. He said he is in the process of apply- ing for a grant through the Daniels Fund and looking for other funding sources to fund the project. "I'd rather go another year and get what we want than to band-aid this up," Bridges said in response to a question about rehabili- tating existing facilities. "I know it seems like we've waited a long time, but why not wait a little lon- ger?" Matty Moody agreed. "People are excited .a,bout thin, project, " Bridges said. "cdn't want to give up on it. We're moving for- ward, just slower than be- fore." The board talked about changes to the lease agree- ment that renters sign for the fairgrounds, hall and arena. The board discussed a new rental agreement drafted by County Attorney Georgia Antley Hunt. The board decided to instruct secretary Vangi Hackney to add a few other items to the lease agreement and send it back to Hunt. The board agreed that there could be a flat fee for renting the hall, but not for the arena and fairgrounds, which would vary depend- ing on the type of event. Dallen Smith comment- ed that he would like to see more details about expecta- tions of cleaning rented fa- cilities in the future. Bridg- es said responsibilities of renters would be spelled out in the new contract. The board made a mo- tion to allow the county gov- ernment to use fair build- ings for no charge except a refundable cleaning depos- it. The county government would be required to sign a lease agreement like any other renter. In other board happen- ings Monday: *The board discussed vendor fees for the 2010 county fair, but did not make a motion to set fees. *The board decided on black and white tri-fold bro- chures for the fair. *The board set fees for campaigning at the fair. Politicians will pay $100 for a table and $250 for a sign for the week. oMitch Shelhamer re- ported that the Bulls and Barrels event is planned for Friday, May 28, at the fairgrounds. The event will consist of bull riding and barrels, with two or three sections and a short go for each event. He said the event will "pay pretty well" and will be fast-paced with loud rock music. *The board discussed the possibility of having go-kart races at the fair- grounds. Howard Gernant said representatives of a go- kart company in Powell are coming in May to talk about what type of event would be possible. i ;# ....... FOUND! Found dogs are usually lost dogs. Make someone really happy ... place a classified ad in the Lovell Chronicle to find his owner today. The Lovell Chronicle 548-2217 Local classified ads just $2/week 5400'.2217 or tctw00t.n00t NOTICE TO WATER USERS Water is scheduled to be turned into the canal on Monday, April 12, 2010 Weather Permitting Water will not be available for irrigating before Thursday, April 15, 2010 Willwood Irrigation District Saturday, April 17 Pryor Mountain Ducks Unlimitited Banquet, door open 5:30 p.m. at the Lovell Communtiy Center, for tickets or information call Christy at 548-6788. Tuesday, April 20 Follies try-outs, 6 p.m., Elementary gym. Wednesday, April 21 Rod and Gun Club election of officers, annex, 7 p.m. Friday, April 23 Volunteer Appreciation Day, noon at the Senior Center, volunteer meals sponsored by the Bank of Lovell. April 24 & 25 Lovell Rodeo Queen Clinic and contest, clinic 10 a.m. on Sat., contest 1 p.m. on Sun. Call 272-9606 for more information. Tuesday, April 27 Dollies and Rockettes try-outs, 6 p.m., Elementary gym. BHC School District No. 1 Board, 2nd Thursday. BHC School District No. 2 Board (Lovell), 2nd Monday, board room, 7p.m. BHC Treasurer at County Annex, 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, 9a.m-1 p.m. Big Horn Basin chapter of Gold ProspectorS Association of America, Skyline Care in Powell, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m, 754-5921. Big Horn County 4-H Leader's Council, 1st Monday, Extension Office on Hwy 310, 7 p.m. Big Horn County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m., W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Uons Club, 1st and 3rd Tuesday, Byron Town Hall, 7 p.m. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m., NHCC multi-purpose room. Compassionate Friends Support Group, last Wednesday, Long Term Care Center Conference Room, West Park Hospital, 7 p.m. Contact Melodye Trusty, 578-2416. Cowley Riding Club, 3rdMonday, 7 p.m. Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, Lange's Kitchen Lovell Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hos- pitality Room, 7 pro. Lovell Guitar Club, Thursday, 8 pm Call Steve, 548-7227. Lovell Library Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Lovell Lions Club, 2ndFrlday, noon; 4th Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., 548- 2431. Lovell Riders, Inc. meeting, 2rid Thursday, "Big Horn Federal, 7 p.m.! Lovell Town Council, 2nd Tuesday, Town Halt'? p.m. Lovell Woman's Club, 2nd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospitality Room, 1 p.m. Contact Deanna Wagner, 548-7793. NAMI Big Horn County, 1st Thursday, 548-2431,548-6865. North Big Horn County Health Coalition, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m., North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. PlndropperS Quilt Club, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Big Horn Federal hos- pitality room. Spokes-n-Folks, call 548-2431; 548-2883. TOPS @ WY169, every Thursday, St. John's Episcopal Church base- ment in Powell, 6 p.m. 754-2652, 664-2394 Td-Mountaln View Masonic Lodge, 2nd Thursday, dinner 6:30 p.m., lodge meeting 7:30 p.m. VFW Meeting, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Big Horn County Annex bldg, Lovell. Veterans Representative, 1st Wednesday, Powell Workforoe Center, 9 am - noon; 2nd Thursday Frannie Town Hall, 9 am - noon & Lovell Police Dept. 1 - 4 pm; 3rdFrlday, Greybull Town Hall, 9:30 - 1:30 am & Worland Workforce Center 12:30 - 2:30 pm. WyDOT Driver Licensing Facility open in Lovell every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Lovefl Chronicle at 548-2217 to list your club here. Sponsored by t.elove00ronic|e   _ . Come and experience our culture change ... 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