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AROUND TOWN THIS WEEK
October 21, 2014


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Main Street Trick or Treat Scheduled
FALL RIVER MILLS — This Year’s Main Street Halloween trick or treat event will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Businesses taking part in the Plumas Bank sponsored event are The Himont Motel, Fall River Realty, Uptown Pizza, Plumas Bank, Fall River Hotel, Polished, Ortega’s Restaurant, Gallery and Gifts, Intermountain Insurance, Mayers Memorial Hospital, California Outdoor Properties, Mountain Echo, Fall River Beauty, Sportsman Liquor (Candy Toss 5 p.m. only), Fall River Library, Shelly’s Dog Grooming (behind the Library on 8th Street), Fall River Lodge, Tri Counties Bank, The Frosty, Double ‘S’ Automotive (4-5 p.m.), Rays Food Place, McArthur Mart, Crumbs Restaurant, The Intermountain Evangelical Free Church (6-8 p.m., Halloween program.

The Raider Revue
By By Paige Smith
BHS correspondent
Last Thursday students were honored at the Lions Club for being selected as students of the month. October students of the month were senior, Haley Henderson, and 8th grade student Deborah Ford. This week begins it is a very different speed of business that what we are usually used to. This week is not quite as busy, but every bit of it is important. Thursday the volleyball teams travel to Weed and their games start at 5:00 PM. On Friday our football teams travel to Modoc to play against the Braves starting at 5:30pm. On Saturday Jr. High girls basketball travels to Fall River. On Friday October 24 there will be a junior high costume dance sponsored by ASB, and there will be a prize for the best costume! The dance is from 7-10. On Saturday there will be a high school costume dance from 8-11, also sponsored by ASB.

Healthcare Foundation to Open Lucky Finds
McARTHUR — The Mayers Intermountain Healthcare Foundation (MIHF) is embarking on a new adventure. The Foundation has plans to open a resale store, Lucky Finds on 299, in November. It will offer quality gently-used furniture, home furnishings, sporting, hunting goods and more.

The store has been in the making for about three years.

Dave and Ginny Hanna, residents of the Intermountain area, came to the foundation with the idea and offered to donate enough furniture items, among an array of other items, to open the store.

Through this project and its proceeds, the foundation will help support and enhance the continuation of the services offered by Mayers Memorial Hospital.

The resale store will be staffed by volunteers. The foundation will look for donations of items for the new store.

Look for upcoming ads in the local newspapers for the opening date of Lucky Finds on 299, and store hours. The new store will be located in the McArthur Square next to the post office.

Three Free “Women’s Empowerment Hour” Classes Scheduled for October 27 at Mayers
Mayers Memorial Hospital District recognizes the importance of being prepared. Being in a small community sometimes makes us complacent and comfortable. Our children attend small schools where they know and trust most everyone.

MMHD is hosting an event at the hospital in Fall River Mills on Monday, October 27th. There will be three “Women’s Empowerment Hour” classes at 10:30 am, 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m..

Statistics show 1 in 5 women will be assaulted in their lifetime. Damsel in Defense is a company developed by women for women. Their vision is to make women safe at work, home and play.

The event is FREE and although Damsels in Defense offers products for sale, no purchase is required. The hospital will earn product if anything is sold and will in turn be giving that product away as prizes. There will be door prizes and light snacks. Bring a friend and receive a free gift. Please, no children or infants, but spouses are welcome.

We ask that you RSVP for a specific time so we can be prepared. Contact vlakey@mayersmemorial. com or (530)336-5511 ext. 1136.

Public Hearing on Weight Limit Planned
FALL RIVER MILLS — The Shasta County Public Works Department plans to have a public hearing about their plan to re-place a weight restriction of 3-tons on the Spring Creek Bridge in Glenburn.

The weight limit was 3-tons and it currently bears signs saying 3-tons.

A spokesman for Public Works says that Cal Trans, who does the bridge inspections coded the weight limit in wrong. The County caught the error, had Cal Trans re-inspect the bridge and the results showed that 3-tons was the maximum safe weight for that bridge.

The spokesman says Public Works does want a public hearing before officially putting that restriction in force.

The hearing will be at 1 p.m., November 5 at the Veterans Hall in Fall River Mills.



Effects of Work on Cabin Shows
FALL RIVER MILLS — The Time Keeper’s Cabin from the Lumber Mill at Pondosa looks considerably different than when it was brought to the Fort Crook Museum in two pieces a few weeks ago. Now members of the Historical Society are refurbishing it so it can become a major attraction at the museum.



McArthur FFA Minute
By Wesley Woolery
 McArthur FFA Reporter
On Thursday Ms. Bigelow took two teams to the Shasta College Field Day, a Best Informed Greenhand team and Livestock Judging Team. The BIG Team had to take a test on the History of the FFA. The team consisted of four freshmen members, Robee Knoch, Cyanna Iniguez, Ruilly Horta, and Renee Betz. Robee got second place assisting the team in being high point BIG Team of the contest. The other team that Ms. Bigelow took was a Novice Livestock Judging Team the team had to judge and place two classes of hogs, two classes of beef, and two classes of goats. The members of the Judging Team were Justin Vigil, Laci Deni, Elizabeth Madrigal, and Wesley Woolery. Wesley got first place and Elizabeth got second and Justin and Laci helped win the High Point Novice Livestock Judging Team.

Friday McArthur FFA was lucky enough to have the Homecoming Grand Alumni Billie Albaugh ride on the FFA Float during the half time of the Varsity Football Game.

Billie is a past member of the McArthur FFA chapter. Through the chapter some of his favorite memories were taking a top choice steer to Cow Palace and building a cattle feeder. Thank You Billie Albaugh for everything you do for the chapter and the Fall River High School.


1,000 Think Pink Bags Given Out
BURNEY — Think Pink took many forms last week in the Intermountain Area. There were pink bows, pink shirts, and yes, even pink hair. Probably the most noticeable one to support the effort was a combined effort between the ladies at US Bank who gave 1,000 bags in Burney and Mountain Valley’s Health Center who donated the bags.


“Think Pink” Bags of Goodies to be Given Away Thursday
BURNEY — The ladies at U.S. Bank in Burney will distribute free Think Pink Reusable grocery bags with a nail manicure set, nail file, calendar, a pen and information for breast cancer awareness.

This is the 18th year Nor Cal Tink Pink has hosted the event. It began with 500 free educational bags being handed out to now over 40,000 bags. to do an article. The ladies are distributing 1000 bags at U.S. Bank Burney, one day only, starting at 8 a.m. October 16 .

Pictured above from left to right, Branch manager Lisa Wyrick, Missy Lyons and Kim Arendt made the Think Pink bag give-away a great success at US Bank last Friday.