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Thursday, November 25, 2010 NFarren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- fice hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Adult Pick-up Basketball Games, until full; Family Open Gym, through February 27 (no pre-registration); Community CPR, through November 26; Little Hoopers (3rd/4 th basketball), through December 3; Dream Team (lst/2 nd basketball), through December 3; Craft Club, through December 3; Early Out Wednesdays, Novem- ber 29 through December 10. COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS ]:dgxlK1,e.agl Weehg_ Just Do It 47 Old Farts 41 Court Jesters 41 All Out 40 Out of Retirement 39 1-2-3 Team 35 soml00.a,ag00 My Bad 45 Big Hitters 45 Dinks are on Us 44 Safe Sets 37 Net Assets 35 Still Standing 34 Women's Volleyball Standings Einals Chicks with Hits 45 Volley Girls 43 Can You Dig It? 33 Volley Mamas 31 The Net Effect 28 ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. Please bring clean tennis shoes to wear for the games. This program is only for residents who live in the Norwalk School District. Program Dates: December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Time: 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: Began September 13 (closes when full); Cost: $28 for Norwalk residents, $32 for non-resi- dents; Maximum number of participants: 40. EARLY OUT WEDNESDAYS Back by popular demand! Again this year we will offer afternoon early out field trips to various attrac- tions in and around the metro area. The trips are held on the 3 rd Wednesday of the month (Oct.-Feb). These "early out" trips are for kids in 3% 4 th and 5 th grade. Our staff will have an activity for the kids from 12-1:15 and then we will board the bus.  Snacks are not included this year in the price of the activity; if your child needs a snack, additional money needs to be sent with them. Time: Leave 1:15 p.m. and return by 4:30 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood Elementary School (parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip (see below); Regis- tration: Varies by trip (see below); Minimum/Maxi- mum: 20/45. December 15-Movie Day at Jordan Creek: Come join us for a movie at Jordan Creek Town Center. Movie will be rated PG. Registration dates: November 29 through December 10; Cost: $10. COMMUNITY CPR - FIRE DEPARTMENT This classroom-based, video and instructor-led course is for friends, families and members of the com- munity who want to learn CPR, but do not need a course completion card. It contains information on how to per- form the basic skills of CPR in adults, children and in- fants and how to help an adult, child or infant who is choking. Those needing a CPR completion card (certifi- cation) may contact the Fire Department at 515-681-9321 for class availability. Registration Date: Through No- vember 26; Dates: December 4; Day: Saturday; Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Place: Public Safety Building Training Room; Minimum/Maximum participants: 6/12; Cost: $10. This program is for children in first through fifth grades. The children meet once a month after school to make a special arts and crafts project. Oviatt: Decem- ber 10; Lakewood: December 17; Registration: Through December 3; Time: 3:1.5-4:15 p.m.; Location: Art Room at respective building; Cost per class: $10 for Norwalk residents and $11.50 for non-residents; Min/Max: 6/20. LITTLE HOOPERS This program is for boys and girls in third and fourth grades. Our goal is to have fun while teaching the fun- damentals of basketball. We will work on shooting, pass- ing and dribbling with an overall emphasis on good sportsmanship. This program will practice and play on Saturdays. The boys and girls will be assigned to teams and volunteer coaches will be needed for the program. Grade: Third and fourth grade boys; Location: Oviatt gym; Practice Times: 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.; Game Time: 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registration: Through December 3. Grade: Third and fourth grade girls; Location: Oviatt gym; Prac- tice Times: 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.; Game Time: 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registration: Through December 3. Cost: $25 for Residents and $28.75 for Non-residents. DREAMXEAM This program is for boys and girls in the first and second grades. Children will be taught basketball fun- damentals. Children will be separated into teams and play games. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Grade: First and second grade boys; Location: Oviatt; Practice Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registra- tion: Through December 3. Grade: First and second grade girls; Location: Oviatt; Practice Times: 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registration: Through December 3. Cost: $25 for Norwalk Residents and $28.75 for Non-residents. Concluded p.7 Don't mzss these home loan rates... iBANK 15 Year: / 3.750000,o 15 Year: 4.325 30 Year: 4.50o00,00,o 4.688o00A,, S SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Several Norwalk and Cumming area residents reported criminal mischief to mailboxes including Lori Heldt and Craig DeDecker of rural Norwalk; Osmund Thorland, rural Cumming and James Blomgren, Chasity Brees, Randy Simms, all in the 3000 block of G14 in Cumming; charges are pending re- garding the incidents. A rural Indianola woman reported her juve- nile was threatened with text messages; remains under investigation. Krista Caes, Greenfield Plaza, reported her vehicle was entered; a checkbook taken. Emelio Cosimo, Greenfield Plaza, reported his vehicle entered and a wallet and credit cards taken; $15 loss. November 13 Kenna Byers, Green- field Plaza, reported her vehicle entered; nothing taken. John Harris, Greenfield Plaza, reported a vehicle entered; taken was a purse valued at $5. Heather Gornick, Greenfield Plaza, reported a vehicle entered; taken were jewelry items and change; $200 loss. Sheri Wauters, Green- field Plaza, reported a ve- hicle entered and a GPS System taken; $250 loss. November 14 Alan Russell, Green- field Plaza, reported crimi- nal mischief to freshly poured concrete; $500 loss; incident remains under investigation. Officers investigated a complaint of illegal dump- ing east of Norwalk; inves- tigation is continuing. Melissa DeYoung, Cumming, reported mail- box vandalism. November 15 Indianola Municipal Utility Company in Indianola reported dam- age to a substation west of Indianola, when individu- als cut a chain link fence; I $200 loss. Several vehicles owned by Par Electric were entered, nothing taken. November 16 Lonnie Fry, Indianola, reported a window broken from a garage on property just west of Indianola. The owner, Toby VanderPool, rural Indianola, reported $50 damage to the broken out garage window and a battery charger, valued at $200, taken. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. I Officer charged Curtis Dean Kendall, 52, Norwalk, with Selling To- bacco To A Minor. November 15 While on patrol, officer initiated a Traffic Stop and John Ray Hart, 39, Des Moines, was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving While License Suspended. Officer arrested Lynne Ann Gillen, 39, Norwalk, on a warrant for Assault On A Police Officer. November 16 Officer charged a Norwalk juvenile, 17, with Possession of Drug Para- phernalia and Possession of Alcohol Under Age. November 17 Officer was dispatched to the 1400 block of E. 17 th Street to investigate a Hit & Run Property Damage Accident; case is pending further investigative leads. Officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of North Avenue to investigate a Theft report. Information gathered and report filed. Victim later contacted Of- ricer and advised that the item had been located. Officer arrested Charles Irvin Trogdon II, 18, Norwalk, on a warrant for Probation Violation. Concluded p.4