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Norwalk, Iowa
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December 11, 2014

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ~11. OFFICE INFORMATION Time: 2-4 p.m.; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1; Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks Youth cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: December 14, and Recreation office or print them off our website: January 4, 11, 18, 26, February 1, 8, 15, 22. www.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration ADULT WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- Join a couple of friends and come out and enjoy an rice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). evening of volleyball. This league will play Sunday Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- nights at the Norwalk Middle School. This league will day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- be self-officiating. Register as a team. Session II-Dates: tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- January 4,11,18, 25, February 1, 8, 15; Registration: De- able. (See website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov), cember 15 through December 26; Times: 6:15 p.m. and UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS 7 p.m.; Cost per team: $34.50 (up to 10 players); Mini- Adult Women's Volleyball League, December 15mum/Maximum: 4/8. through December 26; Adult Coed Volleyball League, ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL - A & B LEAGUE December 15 through December 26; Early Out Creative Two separate leagues are offered for coed volleyball. Art class, December 22 through January 2; Norwalk The A league is considered an A power league, while B Family Tae Kwon Do, December 29 through January 9; league is considered a recreation league. Each league Adult Ed: Montessori in the Home, December 29 will be limited to six teams. Officials will be provided through January 9. for each game. Register as a team. You need a minimum NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS of six players with a maximum of ten. This league is a Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at first come, first serve basis until it is full. Winter Regis- Norwalk Christian Church; Senior Wii Bowling, Thurs- tration Dates: December 15 through December 26; Pro- days, at Public Safety Building, 1:30 p.m.; OPALS, Well- gram Dates: January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, Seasoned Potluck, January 2 at Public Safety Building, March 2, 9; Days: Mondays; Times: 7:30, 8:15, 9 p.m.; 11:30 a.m.; Family Bingo Night, February I at Norwalk Location: Norwalk Middle School; Cost per team: $86.25 Easter Public Library, 5 p.m.; Family Open Gym, De- (up to 10 players); Minimum/Maximum # of Teams: 4/ cember 14 at Oviatt gym, 2 to 4 p.m. 12. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS Public is invited Wednesday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m. at City (Older People with Active Life Styles) Hall. SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ALL OF US AT Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free NORWALK PARKS AND REC. exercise program that will include stretching and ton- Our office will be closed for the following holiday ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- observances: Wednesday, Dec. 24; Thursday, Dec. 25; cared at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- Thursday, Jan. 1. ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES 10:30 a.m. Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. SENIOR CITIZEN WII BOWLING Bring clean tennis shoes to wear for the games. This Do you miss the game of bowling? Not quite as spry program is only for those who live within the Norwalk as you used to be? We invite you to try the game of Wii School District. Program Dates: December 17, January bowling: This game mimics actions performed in real 7, 14", 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18", 25, March 4, 11, 18", life bowling without having to travel to a bowling alley. 25; *No school; possibility no open gym. Time: 7 to 9 Each week teams will be assigned for those who show p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: up and we will have a little competition. This program (closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (includes sales tax) will continue until March. (Will take off during the holi- Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-resi- days). Place: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Time: Thurs- dents; Maximum number of participants: 40. days, 1:30-3 p.m. FAMILY BINGO NIGHT WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK Stop by the library and enjoy an evening of Bingo(The meat as well as the people) and tasty treats. Bring munchies or snacks to share with All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck all and we will provide the beverage. All ages are in- dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- vited to participate. Bingo callers will be the Norwalk ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- Lions Club Members. Time: 5-7 p.m.; Location: Norwalk vided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After Days: 1st Sunday of each month; Dates: February 1, the meal we will have some form of entertainment from March 1. local talent. Let us know your email address and we FAMILY OPEN GYM will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have Shoot hoops or play a pick-up game with friends or on that day. Call the office to register two days before family. Brinl clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only resi- the event. Dates: January 2, February 6, March 6; Time: dents in the Norwalk school district are eligible to par- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Build- ticipate. No registration required, just show up and play. ing. J(3' .lid~ : ..... Cl ATE November 26 2500 block Cedar Street. Vehicle Crash, High- Information taken and a way 28 and Echo Valley report was made. Drive. Vehicle driven by December 1 Benjamin Godfrey, Nor- Criminal Mischief to walk, made contact with a Motor Vehicle, 800 block Department'ofTransporta- Main Street. Information tion snow plow. There was taken and a report was damage sustained by the made; investigation con- passenger vehicle and no tinues in this matter. damage to the snow plow. Disturbance, 1300 block A report was made and Cherry Parkway. Informa- forwarded to the Iowa De- tion taken and a report was partment of Transporta- made. tion. December 2 Vehicle Crash, High- Theft Report, 600 block way 28. Vehicle driven by Knoll Drive. Information Katharine Burnette, Nor- was taken and a report was walk, lost control due to made; investigation con- winter driving conditions tinues in this matter. and struck a highway ca- Personal Injury Vehicle ble row. A report was Crash, Beardsley and Hwy made and forwarded to 28. Vehicle driven by Ann the Iowa Department of Arnold, Norwalk, struck a Transportation. vehicle driven by Christo- Traffic Stop, 80th and pher Greiner, Des Moines. Beardsley. Jimmie Carton, One person was transport- Des Moines, was arrested ed for injuries. A report for Driving While License was made and forwarded Barred. Subject was pro- to the Iowa Department of cessed and transported to Transportation. the Warren County Jail. December 3 November28 Theft Report, 2300 Criminal Mischief, 3600 block Sunset Drive. A re- block Prairie Sage Drive. port was made and an in- Information taken and a vestigation continues in report was made. this matter. Credit Card Fraud, SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS the hill, the passenger of November 20 - 6:16 Pottebaum's vehicle ob- p.m.: Drake Hagar, 18, served the vehicle travel- Norwalk, vehicle/deer, ing towards them and November 26 - 9:50 openedher door and tried p.m.: Scott Cossolotto, 34, to jump out. When Cincinnati, and Frank Pottebaum and Halverson Everman, 20, Corydon, collided, the passenger of were southbound on Hwy Pottebaum's vehicle was 5. Everman lost control hit by Pottebaum's door causing the car to spin out. and she sustained injuries He struck Cossolotto. Both to her ribs. She did decline carswere drivable and no treatment on scene. injuries. The road surface Pottebaum was treated on was mostly snow covered, scene and was transported November 27 - 12:59 to Methodist Des Moines a.m.: Melinda Pottebaum, for treatment. Halverson 37, Des Moines, was left the scene before depu- parked in front of 3433 R63 ties arrived on scene and delivering newspapers, was later stopped south of She was facing north- G24onR57.Hewasintoxi- bound and was parked on cated. He also refused PBT the wrong side of the road- and datamaster tests. way. David Halverson, 32, November 29 - 2:54 Indianola, came over the a.m.: Thao Pham, 21, Des hill. When he came over Moines, vehicle/deer. BaublesBy and Betty Bangles now available at O'Leary's Flowers for Every Occasion and Gift Shop 1020 Main St., Norwalk 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.- Fri.; 10 a,m,-2 p,m. Sat. and anytime by appointment. Unique jewelry using the art of wire wrapping and polished natural stones. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211