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2 I The Lovell Chronicle I October 20, 2011 County, fair board move forward BY KARLA POMEROY The Big Horn County Fair building and ground maintenance will be turned over to the county and the county will pro- ceed with changing how it budgets for the fair after further discussion Tuesday at the regular commissioner meeting. The commissioners and the Big Horn County Fair Board have met several times this month to discuss options for mainte- nance and budgeting and agreed on three items last week during a work session. Fair Board member Willie Bridges pre- sented a letter outlining the three main items agreed to during last week's work session. The first is a two-year budget to be set for the fair. In the letter, Chairman Marry Moody wrote, "Because of the way the fiscal year falls and the timing of the county fair, this method would be benefi- cial in helping the fair board prepare their budget and would help eliminate some of the budgeting problems we have been ex- periencing for years." Commissioner Keith Grant said he would like to have the fair budget incorpo- rated into the general fund budget as a de- partment and removed from the having to figure out a specific mill for the fair budget. Chairman Jerry Ewen said he spoke with the county's accountant Jim Reilly and he is willing to work with the coun- ty and fair board to set up the fair budget within the county's general fund. He said to handle the need for the fair to write checks quickly for premium checks, pig wrestling calcutta checks, en- tertainment checks and others during fair week a line item could be prefunded with a fair board checkbook available for those expenses. He said proper checks and bal- ances would be built in for use of the check- book. The commissioners directed Clerk Dori Noyes to set up a meeting with herself, Treasurer Becky Lindsey, fair board mere- bers, commissioners and Reilly to work on the budget. Ewen said the county would not take over payroll until the first of the year to avoid any W-2 conflicts. The second item is to request that the county take over the building and ground maintenance at the fairgrounds. Bridges said County Maintenance Supervisor Fred Werner would hire employees to handle the maintenance and oversee these employees. The fair manager, once hired, would work with Werner in setting maintenance prior- ities and projects. He said the fair has budgeted about $20,000 annually for maintenance, with this year about $13,000 spent on one phase of the electrical upgrade, which will be re- quired to continue the next few years. Grant asked Werner if he was pre- pared for the additional work during fair week. "There's a big load during the fair," Grant said. Bridges added that someone has to be available 24 hours a day during fair week to handle stopped-up toilets and other middle-of-the-night issues. Werner said his initial idea is to hire a full-time employee that would be assigned to the fairgrounds March through Octo- ber. "I'm looking for ways to get the most maintenance for a reasonable price," Wer- ner said. Bridges noted that Park County is also looking to move the building and grounds maintenance from the fair budget to the county budget. Jerry Ewen said they have been con- tacted by commissioners from another county about fair budgeting as that county is also having funding issues with its fair. "We're not alone," Ewen said. The third item was to request addition- al $30,800 "due to the budget misunder- standing that we encountered this year," Moody wrote. The commissioners approved a motion to transfer the funds from cash reserve to the fair board. Bridges said with the motion the board will proceed with hiring a new fair man- ager, noting interviews have already taken place. Clerk Noyes addressed the commis- sioners concerning comments made two weeks ago regarding the budget misunder- standing. Noyes said she changed figures to the fair board's budget only after phone calls to Bridges and having Bridges sign a new budget request. The need for a change, she said, was from a mathematical error regarding the $20,000 cash reserve listed on the fair board's budget form. She said she and her staff are always willing to work with the fair board and other boards during the budget process, in- cluding filling out the budget form that has been used the past eight years. Club news 4-H clubs plan to trick-or-treat for food banks Fall is here. Leaves are turning beautiful col- ors, farmers are racing: to finish up harvest and Big Horn County 4-H members need to re-enroll for anoth- er great year. Enrollment forms are available at the extension office. Junior Leader mem- bers are excited to start their service projects for the 4-H year. They will be trick- or-treating in the Basin/ Greybull area and Lovely CowleyBn area he last ek of October for food bank items. The food will be donated to the food banks in Lovell and Greybull. The Swinging Clover- leaf 4-H Club in Burling- ton/Emblem/Otto area will be trick-or-treating for food bank items this month as well. There will be boxes available at the town hall in Burlington and the Burl- ington :chqo! to drop off - nati0fis Whe'clu b will 6rga: nize it into a ba 3ket, Which will be donated to a special family after 4-H Achieve- ment Night. Big Horn County 4-H members will celebrate 2010-11 accomplishments on Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burlington Fire Hall. Woman's Club BY DOROTHY BUSH On Oct. 12, the Lovell Woman's Club toured the Heart Mountain Inter- pretive Learning Center. Twenty-three members and three guests enjoyed a buf- fet at Pizza Hut before the tour. The Woman's Club meeting was conducted by the secretary Marilyn Rev- elle in the absence of presi- dent Dorothy Winterholler. tours Heart Mountain Center The treasurer's report was given by treasurer Arlene Ross. A thank you was read from the Lovell Kane Muse- um board. Members are asked to send books on Wednes- day, Oct. 19, for the annual Craft Fair on Oct. 21-22. Lorece Doerr comment- ed about the Nov. 9 meeting, which will be in memory of the 100-year anniversary of the Lovell Woman's Club. The ladies were invited to dress up, wear hats, heels, dresses and gloves, as the ladies did in the "good old days" of the club. Positive comments were given regarding the September meeting of the Lovell Woman's Club, where Beverly Preis pre- sented the program "Land of the Thunder Dragon," about the country of Bhu- tan where she visited. Dr. Roger Brecheen OB/GYN  To schedule an appointment, Call Powell Valley Clinic Powell Valley Heahhcare 307-754-7770 or 1-888-284-9308 Camp ........ Quaiity Care 777 Avenue H Powell, Wyoming Dexter Milton Wood|s, Sr. Nov. 5, 1941 - Oct. 15, 2011 Dexter Milton Woodis, Senior, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at North Big Horn Hospi- tal in Lovell after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 5, 1941, in New Bedford, Mass. to Milton G. Woodis and Rita E. Allen. Dexter married Carol Jean Maranville on July 31, 1965, in Lakeville, Mass. Together, they had two chil- dren, Dexter and Jill. As a young man Dexter learned to work on the fam- ily's chicken farm. He later went on to start and own numerous businesses be- fore his last working years as a remodeling contractor and the building inspector in Cowley and Byron. Work was always very important to Dexter. Dexter moved to Wyo- ming in 1994 to be closer to family. He came to enjoy the Pryor Mountains and exploring every dirt road he came across. He was a member of the Cowley First Ward and held numerous callings. Dexter was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Rita. He is sur- vived by his two sisters, Barbara (David) French of Westborough, Mass., and Rita (James) Santos of Freetown, Mass.; his chil- dren, Dexter (Lisa) Woodis of Cowley and Jill (John) Scanlan of Pendleton, Ore.; and grandchildren Jory, Amanda (Cameron), Hila- ry, Shane, Sam, Henry and Maggie. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Cowley LDS Chapel with Bishop Willie Bridges officiating. Haskell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Frank J. RaPue June 24, 1920 - Oct. 17, 2011 Frank Joseph RaPue, 91, of Lovell died on Oct.17, 2011, at North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell. Frank was born June 24, 1920, in Denver, to Marie Allen and Paul Henry RaPue. Frank served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a highly decorated veteran. Frank was a wonder- ful, caring and giving man. He leaves behind a son, Charles RaPue; two grand- daughters, Tracy RaPue and Hazel RaPue; and five great-grandchildren, Ron- nie, Daniel;: Erica,: Johna- than and nity. He so leaves behind many friends and extended family mem- bers. He will be greatly missed. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at the American Legion, 143 South Clark Street in Powell on Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell is in charge of arrangements. Faith Southern Baptist . Church  340 E. 3rd St., Lovell Pastor Michael McKnight 548-6561 Services: Sunday School 9:49 am Morn. Worship 11 am Eve. Worship 6 pm Wed, Bible Study 7 pm Catholic Church 1141 Shoshone Ave.. Lovell, WY lUl Sacrifice of the Mass Sunday at 11:30 am Reverend Glen Szczechowski [ The Bible Church ] /Worship Service  Prayer 7 pm / 9:00 am /Sunday School lkRev. Kurt McNabb / 110:30 am  56 E. Main [ 1Bible Lesson  Lovell | L 6pm J 5th & Montana, 548-7127 Rev. Christopher Brandt 9:15 am Bible Study 10:30 am Worship Service Wednesday Service 7:30 pm The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Louell flssembl9 of God Church 310 Idaho five., Lovell Services Sunday School - 9:45 am Morning Worship - 10:50 am Sunday Night - 6:30 pm Wed. Bible Study - 7 pm Rev. Dan Jarvis 548-7105 r Serving Northe td Big Horn County 7]/]thAst 90 Chh years at the corner of Park & Shoshone, Lovell Pastor Paula Morse Church: 548-7478 8:30 Deaver Worship 10:30 Lovell Worship P00ase,00 recycle this newspaper. Recycling bins are lo- cated in the Red Apple Supermarket parking lot in Lovell. Please submit obituaries to us via email: Icnews@tctwest. net; fax:307-548-2218; or bring to our office at 234 E. Main St., Lovell, Wyoming CONSIDERING A VASECTOMY? Why not have it done by the only board certified urologist located full time in the basin? DR. 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