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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, July 24, 2014 J im P 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. Klein" Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor 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 ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the dght 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, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Association Iowa Newspaper Association Senate News By State Senator Julian B. Garrett Julian.Garrett@legis.iowa.gov. SalesTax Holiday The annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 1, at 12:01 a.m. through midnight, Saturday, Aug. 2. During this time there is no sales tax charged on back to school items such as clothes and footwear. The De- partment of Revenue estimates that Iowans save about $4.4 million annually during this time. The exemption only applies to items that sell for $100 or less. There are rules to avoid cheating. For example, a pair of shoes that sells for more than $100 cannot be split up to sell two shoes for less than $100 each, in order to get the exemption. The Department of Revenue has more de- tails on its website. Illegals in Iowa? I was pleased to see that Governor Branstad has stated that he does not want young people crossing the south- "ern border illegally, to be brought to Iowa. Though we all sympathize with individual young people who live in third world countries, knowing the difficulties that they face, I believe most people agree that we cannot have an open border allowing anyone from anywhere in the world to come to this country. Also, how can we tell if those coming across the border are victims or per- petrators? The easier we make it for people, young or old, to cross the border illegally, the more we encour- age others to do so. I see that a number of liberals are working to bring young people who have illegally crossed the border to Iowa. They obviously do not care about the burden .that places on the taxpayers. As always, feel free to contact me with your ideas or concerns at 515-281-3371 or Julian.Garrett@legis. iowa.gov. Call 911 for emergencies! l~re~ "court shoes" described to the English what Americans referred to as dress shoes. Start the day off right! matters 515-223-1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa W.kwlo].com OBITUARY BARBARA J. LOSSNER Services were held Monday, July 14, at Nor- walk United Methodist Church for Barbara J. Loss- ner, 83, Norwalk, who died Thursday, July 10 at UnityPoint Health Des Moines Methodist. Mrs. Lossner was born October 15, 1930 in Lori- mor to Fred and Blanche Ross. She and her hus- band, Robert, owned and operated Litho Graphics, aBarbara J. Lossner local printing company in Des Moines. She was a lov- ing wife, mother and drey Husted, Ronald Ross, grandmother devoting her Marvin Ross and Carol life to her family and her Ross; her beloved do, g, home. She was a memberPuggely; and a host of ex- of Norwalk United Meth- tended family. odist Church. She was preceded in Survivors include her death by her parents; hus- children, Rob Lossner, Van- band, Robert; son, Randall di Lossner, Rod (Sharon) Lossner; sister, Margaret Lossner and Tammy Ross; and grandson, Chad -(Bryce) Gilster; daughter- Allen. in-law, Roseanne Lossner, Memorial contributions grandchildren, Joshua,may be directed to Nor- Stephenie, Justin, Laura, walk United Methodist Nathan, Ross, Blake, Zach, Church. Kevin, Beth, Jessie and Bret; Online condolences great-grandchildren, Gab- may be expressed at www. riel, Lucas, Hadley, Shae HamiltonsFuneralHome. and Camden; siblings, Au- com. BILL RILEY Concluded from p. 1 About the Bill Riley Talent Search The Bill Riley Talent Search has showcased Iowa's young talent "on stage" across the state each summer since 1960. With over 100 state-wide qual!fying compe7 titions, and thousands of children competing, the win-- ners of these local qualifying shows advance to the Iowa State Fair. Witlx eleven days of competition for Sprout and Senior Divisions, the program culminates with the selection of six Sprout Division Champions and the se- nior division Grand Champion. (NAPS)--PetSmart Chari- ties offers an online spay/ neuter services locator to find clinics that perf~ high-qual- ity, affordable spay/neuter surgeries nearby. Go online to www.PetSmartCh arities.org and click on Spay/Neuter. The site also provides resources to combat pet homelessness and to donate to programs that support local shelters. Thanks to a new iPhone app, you can use your iPhone to turn photos into a video complete with music and text--while on the go. Learn more at www.animoto.com. The fashionably sheer look in legwear is available in con- trol top, thigh highs and toe- less designs,' all With a soft luxurious feel. Try new tee- less styles in Hanes Silk Reflections, which shows off your pedicure in open-toe shoes while providing a flaw- less finish. Learn more at www.haneshosiery.com. The only wholesale club that accepts all manufac- turer's coupons, BJ's also offers exclusive coupons that are available in-club, in the BJ's Member Journal and on www.bjs.com. Learn more at www.bjs.eom or call (800) 257-2582. The FINRA Foundation is a not-for-prefit resottree ded- icated to financial health. It partners with organizations including United Way World- wide to help you keep your finances on track. Visit www.SaveAnd Invest.org or -call (202) 728-6933. O'Lear ~ at ~: ~ Cera~ Owner & Director We are-a full service funeral home. Let us assist in your time of sorrow. Pre-Arrangements Monuments Grief Support www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Streett Norwalk (515) 981-0700 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 Steven 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.2theerossroads.com - Gien Blumer Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming 3 years old through 5th grade Wed. 6:30pm K-12th grades Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5th grade Nursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. Jr. and Sr. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service *** First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred 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 *** 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 Travis Stanley, Pastor Marti Stanley, 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 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. High, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. *** Mt. Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 MARTENSDALE Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641-7 64- 249 l Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pin Sunday St. Paul Lutheran Cliurch (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 615 Iowa Ave. 641-764-2752 Keith Lingwall, Pastor, 971-0504 Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Linn Grove- United Methodisi 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 INDIANOLA Freedom Fellowship Church (IFFC) 2604 N. Jefferson Way 515-961-5755 Pastor Jeff Rabe Pastor's Cell 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 Hatting, 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. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!