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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News .* Thursday, June i2, 2014 J h NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F. KleinPublisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Mary Lou Gray Reporter/Proofer/Computers Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Proofer/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. - $24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ~LL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising:We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA50211 : Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association Senate News ] By State Senator Julian B. Garrett Julian.Garrett@legls.iowa,gov. Primary Election Iowa requires a candidate in a primary election to receive at least 35% of the votes cast to become the party's nominee.At least one candidate nearly always does that. This year, as you probably know, none of the six Repub- licancandidates for the U. S. Congress in Iowa's third district received the required 35%. As a result, the del- egates from the third district to the Republican state con- vention will select the Republican nominee at a special convention in Creston June 21. The vote totals were close enough that I believe most of the candidates can make a case that they should be selected. To get the nomination, a candidate will have to receive more than 50% of the Though Iowa has used this procedure to select party candidates who fail to get the required 35%, for as long as I can remember, some believe a different system should be used. A number of states require a candidate to receive more than 50% of the primary votes to be nominated. If none does that, they then have a runoff where the vot- ers choose between the two candidates who received the most votes. This is the situation this year in the State of Mississippi, where no candidate received 50% of the vote in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat. There will be another election where the voters will choose between the two candidates who received the most votes in the primary. The winner will be the Re- publican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi. A drawback with this system is that it discriminates against a candidate who finishes a Close third'. You can prob- ably generate some debate asking friends which pro- cess they believe is better. Meaningless Political Trivia If you want to stump your political friends, ask them whichcandidate received the most votes in Warren and Madison Counties in the just conduded primary elec- tion. They will probably be surprised to learn that it was theirRepubliean candidate for State Senator. Of course, Concluded p. 5 OBITUARY KEITH POINDEXTER Services were held Wednesday, June 4, at Caldwell Raddatz Funeral Home and Crematory in Urbandale for Keith Neil Poindexter, 83, Prole, who died Thursday, May 29, at Mercy West Lakes Hospi- tal. Burial was in the Berwick Cemetery in Berwick. Mr. Poindexter worked at John Deere for 30 years and enjoyed farming and antique tractors. He was a very kind and loving per- son and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Helen; children, Rose (Kim) Severson, David (Deb) votes cast at the convention. This will probably take sev- of Science degree in the eral ballots, as the candidates with the least votes are same subject from the dropped as the voting proceeds. Anyone can be nomi- Scripps Research Institute hated at the convention, but I doubt that someone who • in La Jolla, CA in 2004 and did not run in the primary would have much support, his master's of business ar V Fune~ & Cremation Services./ ~ of Li~ Ce,nmr In Our Care [ Bette Jo Cox Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director Age 63 of Des Moines Private Mass was held. Burial at Iowa Veterans Cemetery• For service information visit www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Streetr Norwalk • (515) 981-0700 Keith Poindexter Poindexter and Deb Behanish; grandchildren, Christina (Brian) Perlberg, Megan (Ryan) Borts and Kyle Severson. Online condolencKs may be expressed at caldwellraddatz.com. OBITUARY JEFF ZIMPLEMAN A Mass of Christian" burial was held Friday, June 6, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church for Jeff Zimpleman, 36, of Richmond, VA, who died unexpectedl), while travel- ing in Germany Thursda3 May 29. Mr. Zimpleman was born in Des Moines in 1977 to Larry and Kathleen Jeff Zimpleman Zimpleman. He grew up in Clive and graduated at the top of his class from loved to Jet Ski, sail and Valley High School in parasail during his travels West Des Moines in 1996. and at his family's home in He earned a degree in Kona, HI. When not trav- chemistry with honors eling, he was a frequent from Dartmouth College moviegoer, a big fan of in 2000, received a master's "The Simpsons," and an invaluable resource for his younger brothers and cous- ins who needed help un- derstanding their science • and math homework. administration from Cor- Survivors include his nell University in 2006. He parents, Larry and Kath- worked as a financial ana- leen, Cumming; bro-ther, lyst for Ansell, an Austra- Christopher, New York, lian manufacturer, and NY and brother and sister- CapitalOne FinancialCor- in-law, Thomas Zimple- poration, where he man and Anne King, Wash- woi'ked on algorithms to ington, DC; grandmother, Arlene Zimpleman, Wil- improve security mea- sures for credit card cus- liamsburg; and numerous tomers, aunts, uncles, cousins and Mr. Zimpleman was an friends. avid wofld'traveler, who Memorials in memory visited six different conti- of Mr. Zimpleman may be nents, traveled north of the made toAnawim Housing, Arctic Cirde and made fre- Children and Families of quent visits to both Ger- Iowa and Partners in many and Brazil. He also Health. OBITUARY JACKIE LEE DAMERON-JACKSON Services were held Fri- da3 June 6, at Henderson's Funeral Home for Jackie Lee Dameron-Jackson, 77, Norwalk, who died WedneSda3 June 4. Visita- tion with Navy Military Honors was held prior to the service. Survivors include his daughters, Stephanie and Kim Jackson; five grand- children; three great grandchildren; along with Jackie Lee Dameron-Jackson a host of extended family and friends. A friend-knows the song in my heart and singsit to me when my memory fails. -Donna Roberts SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church 0LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 515-897-4183 Steveu Klawonn, PaStor 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Wed. Family Education 6:30 pm Wed. Confirmation: 5th-8th grade 6:30 pm. *** Crossroads Church 2601 Border St. www.2thecrossroads.com Glen Blumer, Pastor 5t5-287-8580 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming 3 years old through 5th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12th grades *** Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fcenorwalk.org Rob Jones; Pastor 981-0699 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5t" grade Nursery also provided• 6 pm Sun. Jr. and Sr. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service *** First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Marred 981-4391 Trey Perrott, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study Prayer Service **a: New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Childcare Provided " Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Tim Diebel, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho" *** Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 9:30 am Worship Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School ,at, .Cdt/d?d atXlI,l Assumption Church 897 West St. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Mass: 7:30 a.m. Sunday CUMMING Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 www.hccumming.com 10 am Worship Nursery, newborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri• 6:30 pm DES MOINES Christian• Life Assembly of God Church Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor 515-953-0322 10 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 Kids' Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 am Worship Jr. & Sr. Higb, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. ML Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) • 615 Iowa Ave. 641-764-2752 Keith Lingwall, Pastor, 971-0504 Run Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th St. - 981-4062 Ginni Otto, Pastor Free-will offering Breakfast 8-9:30 am 10 am Worship Adult Sunday School - 11 am- Freedom Fellowship Church (IFFC) 2604 N. Jefferson Way 515-961-5755' Pastor Jeff Rabe Pastor's Celt 515-333-2458 9:30 am Sunday Worship 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible Study Tues.-Thurs. is for Community Food Closet. (Please call for availability) Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Harting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Sunday School The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services will not be listed here. Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing• I I Deadline for ads, I legals and gtories is Noon Friday!