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6 I The Lovell Chronicle I September 2, 2010 www. LovellChronicle.com Blackwood Legacy members are (l-r) pianist Luke Yates, tenor singer Jake Yates and MC Rick Price. Sept. 8 Blackwood Legacy to perform at Lovell Methodist Church The Nashville-based "Blackwood Legacy" con- temporary southern gospel group will be in concert on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m., at the Lovell United Methodist Church. Admis- sion is free and a love offer- ing will be received. A popular touring group, Blackwood Legacy is led by Rick Price, a veteran Southern Gospel entertain- er with more than 30 years in the industry, including many years as the lead sing- er for the Grammy and Dove awarding-winning Black- wood Brothers Quartet, with whom he was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Believing"the road to the future is paved with memo- ries of the past," and recog- nizing the need to reach au- diences of all ages, Price has gathered some talented and new artists to create a dy- namic concert that features the well-remembered old fa- vorites such as Beulah Land and How Great Thou Art, as well as music made popular by today's most recognized worship artists. Included in the talent lineup are Wash- ington State natives Luke and Jake Yates, worship musicians and singers who recently exploded on the gospel music scene. The Lovell United Methodist Church is lo- cated at 456 Shoshone. For more information on this event call 307 548-7478, visit the group's website at www.blackwoodlegacy.org, or search for them on Face- book. Free Cowboy football tickets for Wyo. 'vc terans Free tickets for the Mountain West rivalry with Air Force at the University of Wyoming's War Memori- al Stadium on Sept. 25 are available to Wyoming vete- rans thanks to a joint ven- ture of the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Veterans Commission. There are 500 free tick- ets available to Wyoming veterans for the game in Laramie. Kickoff is at noon. Veterans can request two tickets per veteran by con- tacting the Wyoming Vete- rans Commission at (307) 265-7372 in Casper. Veterans will need to provide their name, mailing address, and some basic proof of their veteran status such as a veterans service organization membership, VA health care eligibility, retired military status or other proof of veteran sta- tus. Proof of status over the phone is sufficient. All re- quests for tickets must be received by the close of bu- siness on Sept. 8 and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be mailed as the orders are filled and no later than Sept. 8. Veterans are invited to a special pre-game on-field recognition ceremony and will help cheer on the Cow- boys as they enter the field. "Thank you to the Uni- versity of Wyoming Athletic Department for supporting Wyoming veterans," said Wyoming Veterans Com- mission Chairman Ron Wood. "Wyoming veterans have a long tradition of sup- porting Cowboy football. This is a great way to recog- nize our veterans' service to our state and nation." Deaver Festival will be packed to the brim with fun BY BRAD DEVEREAUX While there are many town celebrations in north Big Horn County, a new and unique celebration will be held for the first time in Deaver this year and prom- ises to be one not to miss. The Deaver Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, will be an all-day event for all ages featuring a variety of things to keep everyone busy. What kinds of things? The festival will feature live music all day on two stages, children's art work- shops, food vendors, craft booths, children's sto- ry time once an hour, a farmer's market, yard sale booths, cowboy poetry, a recycled art contest, barn dance, artwork and a 9/11 commemoration. Entertainment will be made up of local and re- gional acts, including Home Brewed, a reggae/jazz jam band from Meeteetse, R&R Mariachi of Billings, Deav- er filddler Kelly Wells and the Scandinavian Dancers of Red Lodge. Organizer Rose Wen- strom said vendors, booth operators and entertain- ment acts have been en- couraged to be interactive, so many booths will feature demonstrations or lessons about their craft. "Some booths are inter- active and some are demon- strating how to make what they're selling," Wenstrom said, mentioning a clay artist and silversmith as some of the demos planned. "It's kind of like a creativ- ity starter for people, kids mostly." Deaver Fest Saturday, Sept. 11 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Memorial Park The first event of its kind, Wenstrom said she had a vision to make the festival something that lo- cal people could go to and have a great and action- packed day close to home, noting that driving a half hour away for an event gets old after a while. 'Tith the closing of the school, we're very aware that there's nothing in town for children or families," Wenstrom said. "I thought having the festival could be a way kick off new things and bring new things into town." A portion of the festival was paid for with a $2,500 grant from the Wyoming Arts Council. With the 50- 50 match grant, organiz- ers also put $2,500 toward the fest, and the Town of Deaver covered advertising costs. Organizers raised their portion of the match from business sponsorships and booth rentals. The main stage located near Memorial Park will feature live bands while stage two, located across the park, will hold smaller bands and other entertain- ment. Entertainment will stretch from 9:30 a.m. un- til 9 p.m. With some of the booths spilling onto 1st Av- enue West, the street will be closed all day Saturday, Wenstrom said. There will be about 80 booths, she said. The Deaver Frannie Fire Department will hold a fundraiser lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. On a serious note, a brief 20-minute commemo- ration will be held at 1 p.m. in honor of people who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, tragedies. "It's a way to remember the day and how it changed our lives, and how we go forward," Wenstrom said. A bagpipe player will play while an honor guard performs the ceremony and a group of local girls sings the National Anthem. Wenstrom said she is still in need of volunteers. Contact her at dwenstrom@ tctwest.net if interested. Deaver Festival Fun Run Want to run off some steam before checking out the Deaver Festival? There will be a fun run beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sign up for the fun run by calling Mariann Yates at 664-2240. Averages down, but more animals sold at county fair BY NATHAN OSTER It didn't approach the record year of 2008, but this year's Junior Live- stock Sale at the Big Horn County Fair still managed to exceed the sales totals from last year. The time and location of this year's sale was moved o the Friday night of fair week in the Big Horn REA Are- na. Buyers still showed up en mass to support the FFA and 4-H members of the county. In all, 166 animals were sold, a slight increase from the 151 sold last year. The additional animals helped push this year's sale total to $193,214.50, which does not include an additional $2,500 in add-ons to the original sales. Last year the sale brought in $187,750. In 2008, buyers shelled out a record $222,000 for 152 animals. Averages dropped slightly this year across the board. Hogs went for $3.42 per pound. William Spur had the top seller, which went for $5 per pound and was bought by Wyoming Lime Producers. Sheep went for $5.97 per pound. Kirbi Anderson's lamb brought the most, selling for $9.50 per pound to Russell and Russell CPA. In beef, Clancy Stoffers had the top seller, as his steer went for $4.50 per pound, $6,300 total, to J&E Irriga- tion. The average in the beef category was $2.09 per pound. Dr. NCCAOM & State Licensed Acupuncturist Go Affers;es? Borgstrand Clinic Cody 587-6313 LAc www.naet.com CONSIDERING A VASECTOMY? Why not have it done by the only board certified urologist located full time in the basin? Dm. GREGORY STEWART UROLOGICAL SERVICES OF MORTHERN WYOMINGy PC Specializing in the "no needle/no scapel technique." 15 minute office procedure. Frequently done on Friday with the possibility of back to light-duty work on Monday. oc ,tegoty slew'art Vasectomy reverals also available at competitive pricing. Clinics held in Powell Basin - Big Horn Clinic Greybull - Midway Clinic Thormopolis - Hot Springs Co. Memorial Hospital. VA patients accepted with prior approval, 225 W. YELLOWSTONE AVE., SUtTE 9 CODY, WY To schedule an appointment please call 307-587-5131 Cynde LaCounte J / A note fro.he own of oveU Labor Day Garbage Route Schedule The Monday, Sept. 6 garbage route will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 7. iii! You. ,1 pport in ic00n Primal! Registhrlns?00afrreGen?flrE00ectin Election is Oct. 4, 2010. All eligible voters that are not registered are urged to register as soon as possible. You can register and vote at the polls on General Election Day Nov. 2, 2010, however, if registrations are completed before the General Election it will save time for the voter on Election Day. Compliant with Federal Help America Vote Act of 2002, ID is now required when registering. Acceptable ID includes: PREFERRED: Wyoming drivers license SECOND CHOICE: Last four digits of your social security number and one of the following photo ID's; Any state drivers license -U.S. passport School ID .Military ID ID card issued by federal, state, or local government agency THIRD CHOICE: Last four digits of your social security number and two of any following ID's; Certificate of U.S. Citizenship .Certificate of Naturalization Draft Record Voter's registration card from another state or county Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State Original or Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate bearing an Official Seal Any other form of Identification issued by an Official Agency If a voter has moved since they last voted, a new registration card must be filled out at town hall or the County Clerk's office. Due to grant funds acquired by Dori Noyes, County Clerk, each polling place, if needed, has been upgraded to enable a handicap unloading area. If a voter requires assistance at the polls to vote by reasons of blindness, disability, or the inability to read or write, he may be given assistance by a person of his/her choice. If additional assistance is needed when you get to the polls you can contact the County Clerk's office and we will notify the judges at the polling place. Also, for your convenience, absentee voting is an option. You can request absentee ballots from the County Clerk's office beginning Sept. 2.3, 2010 and they must be returned to the County Clerk's office no later than election day Nov. 2, 2010. If there are any additional questions regarding the accessibility of polling places or assistance that may be needed please call the Cimnty Clerk's office at f,68-23S7.