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f OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Ck,1,&l i "r,'~;~d, 3~.[~-.EE[E)~L2 | l | ~,1 . |. I|. | ..l |i|l| :iii ,!!, ! ! ! !! !! H!' i'I ! "i'iiii'|!!'!' ? ,q Norwalk Warriors Vol. 45 No. 36 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 emaih news@norwalknewspaper.com Thursday, January 23, 2014 SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. December27 tary transport to Des 9000 block of Hwy R63,Moines Hospital by depu- Gina Stepleton, 55, Des ty. Moines, was arrested for January 6 OWl 1st offense. Kendra Woock report- 17000 block of Dela- ed theft of money and ware Street, Patrick Will- cards from the estate of iams, 42, rural WarrenKenneth Woock during County, was arrested for Celebration of, Life servic- Probation Violation and es at Loving Rest Ceme- Possession Methamphet-tery, Indianola. amine 3rd offense. January 7 : January 4 Lisa Higens, Martens- A report of a suicidaldale, reported Identity subject was investigated iln_. Theft. Greenfield Plaza. Volun- POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. January 2 cited to appear at a later Officers were notified date and a report will be of a theft that occurred in 'forwarded to the Warren the 800 block of Main County Court. Street on the previous day. January 8 Information was taken and Tripped to the Hwy 5 a report was made; inves- exit ramp at Hwy 28 for a tigation continues in the property damage accident. matter. It was determined the ac- Officer called to the cidentwasnn-reprtable" Hwy 5 off ramp at High- Information was ex- way 28 for a property changed between involved damage accident. A vehi- parties and the case was cle driven by Tyler VanG- closed. order, Norwalk, struck a Officer took a report of vehicle driven by Stacia Fraud/Identity theft for a Bums, also of Norwalk. credit card application that There was damage to both was made. Information vehicles. Information was was taken and a report was taken and a report was for- filed. There are no sus- warded to the Iowa De- pects at this time. partment of Transporta- Responded to the 1400. lion. block of East 20th for a January. 5 Dog Bite report. Informa- Called to the 7000 block lion was taken and a re- of County Line Road for a port was made. domestic disturbance. January. 10 Odarieus Fields, 40, Nor- Called to North Avenue walk, was arrested and and Orchard Hills Drive charged with Domestic for a property damage ac- Assault, Possession of cident. A vehicle driven by Marijuana, Possession of Jon Weigert, Prole, was Drug Paraphernalia and struck by a vehicle driven Driving While License by Nicholas Dohlman, Under Suspension. Subject Norwalk. Information was was processed and trans- taken and a report was for- ported to the Warren warded to the Iowa De- County Jail. partment of Transporta- January 7 tion. Called to the 1200 block Tripped'to North Ave- of North Avenue to assist nue and Sycamore for a Norwalk School officials property damage accident. with an investigation. A A vehicle driven by Linda Norwalk student was ar- Johnson, Norwalk, was rested and charged with struck by a vehicle driven Possession of Drug Para- phernalia. The subject was Concluded p. 2 Lions Club KC Pork Loin Annual Lobster, Dinner and Dance Shrimp Dinner The Knights of Colum- bus will host a Pork Loin The annual Lions Club Dinner and Dance Satur- Lobster and Shrimp Din- day, Feb. 15, at St. John ner will be held Saturday, Apostle Catholic Church, Feb. 22, at St. John the 720 Orchard Hills Dr., Apostle Catholic Church, Norwalk. Doors open at 720 Orchard Hills Dr. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. with dinner with dinner served at 7:15 served at 6:30 p.m. fol- p.m. Dancing will follow lowed by dancing. In addition to dinner until 11 p.m. with music and dancing, there will be provided by Music & a silent auction, live auc- Moonlight Productions. tion, raffle tickets and 50/ Cost for the meal is $30 50 tickets available per person for fresh Maine lobster and $25 per person throughout the evening. Proceeds go toward col- for fresh shrimp or steak, lege scholarships for local Participants are to bring high school seniors. their favorite beverage and To purchase tickets,'call cooler. Lobster lovers are Dick Glade, 515-681-7287; asked to bring a pair of Chris Shipley, 515-943- seafood crackers or scis- 0898 or the church, 515- sors. 981-4855. The meal includes one main dish, cole slaw, baked potato and dinner Family Bingo roll. Order and money dead- February 2 line is Wednesday, Feb. 12, Family Bingo, spon- with checks payable to sored by Norwalk Lions Norwalk Lions Club. Send Club and Norwalk Parks reservation and money to & Rec, is held at the Norwalk Lions Club, 1119 Norwalk Public Library Skylane Dr., Norwalk, IA the first Sunday of the 50211. month, from 5-7 p.m. The For more information, next Bingo Night is Febru- contact David Lester at ary2. 515-681-4929 or Linda Bring a snack to share! Bussanmas at 515-979- The cost i .25 for one card 8757. and .50 for three cards. Gustafson Sworn in as State Representative Tuesday morning, Rep. Stan Gustafson (R-Cumming) was sworn in as a state representative from district 25. Gustafson was recently elected by the voters of Madi- son and Warren Counties in a special election. Pictured are Rep. Gustafson and his wife, Betty, in the Iowa House Chamber as Stan takes the Oath of Office. Photo submitted. Chamber Awards Banquet Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd Annual Awards Banquet Friday, Jan. 31, at Echo Valley Country Club. Reservations must be made no later than Frida) Jan. 24. Tickets are $40 per person or $310 for a table of eighL Social Hour begins at 6 p.m. followed with dinner served at 7 p.m. Those being honored this year are Business of the Year: UnityPoint Clinic-Norwalk; Chamber Member of the Year: Newton Standridge; Citizen of the Year: Ed Kuhl; Teacher of the Year: Renee McCombs; Student of the-Year: Tommy Scallon. Twin Rivers Softball Registration Norwalk Twin Rivers Softball League's 2014 Regis- tration is at the Norwalk Easter Public Library Satur" day, Jan. 25, 2 to 4 p.m. Softball Divisions are Minor League: Grades 3-4 and Major League: Grades 5-6. All players must show up at registration to try on uniforms. Sample uniform sizes will be available at reg- istration for correct sizing and fit. Registration forms must be completed in full with all required signatures at designated sign up time. Twin Rivers Softball fee this year is $95, plus uniform. County Receives Funds For Emergency Programs Warren County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Secu- rity (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Warren County has been chosen to receive $6,495 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, The Jexatish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army and United Way Worldwide. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropri- ated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country. A local board will determine how the funds awarded to Warren County are to be distributed among the emer- gency food and shelter programs rtm by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds made available under this phase of the program. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be pri- vate voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive Federal Funds (need a Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNs), 3) have an accounting sys- tem, 4) practice non-discrimination, 5) have demon- strated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs and, 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualified agen- cies are urged to apply. Public or Private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Joanna Crane, 515-961-2543, for an application. Applications should be submitted to RRACAP, 1009 S. Jefferson, Ste. 1, Indianola, IA 50125. The deadline for applications to be received is January 31, 2014, 4 p.m. .q'