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Articles from the March 31, 2021 edition

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 By Benny Westcott    News    March 31, 2021

Chime comes to Cascadia church

Dw-Wayne Hill II of Sweet Home has collected bells since he was 15 years old. His most recent find was the oldest, largest, and most expensive bell he has ever owned. And he decided not to keep it....

 

Former Commissioner Will Tucker to fill vacant board seat

Will Tucker will be returning to the Linn County Board of Commissioners after a three month hiatus, filling the seat of Commissioner John Lindsey who died of cancer on March 9. Tucker, who lives near Waterloo, will complete the two years remaining... Full story

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    March 31, 2021

Chief: Police stepping it up against speed

Sweet Home’s Police Department has placed increased emphasis on traffic enforcement in the first few months of 2021, Police Chief Jeff Lynn told City Council members at their March 23 meeting. “With our reduced staffing level at this point, we ha...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    March 31, 2021

As curtain drops on Kiwanis Club, outreach to kids continues

After more than 60 years of serving the local community, Sweet Home Kiwanis Club members are leaving a legacy by contributing financially to a variety of causes after deciding to shut down the local o...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    March 31, 2021

City leaders, public get first look at downtown plan

City Council and Planning Commission members met last week to discuss the plan for Sweet Home's downtown, and heard from members of the public in the process. Blair Larsen, the city's community and...

 

Steven Lawrence Barber

Jan. 31, 1952 - March 24, 2021 Steven Lawrence Barber age 69, passed away peacefully at home March 24, 2021 after battling Lewy body dementia. Steve was born Jan. 31, 1952 in Milwaukee, Wis., to Lawrence Albert Barber and Lillian Ione Potrzebny and... Full story

 

Frances Hughes

Oct. 18, 1923 - March 20, 2021 Frances Gaskey Hughes, 97, of Sweet Home, died March 20, 2021. She was born Oct. 18, 1923 in Wright City, Okla. to John Columbus and Nettie Mae (Tollett) Parker. She lived in Wright City until 1948, when she moved to... Full story

 

Lloyd Lovik III

Aug. 12, 1959 - March 14, 2021 Lloyd (Marty) Lovik III, 61, of Sweet Home, died March 14, 2021. He was born Aug. 12, 1959 in Albany, the first son of Lloyd (Martin) and Bessie Lovik. He had four siblings, little sisters Brandlyn and Laura, and two... Full story

 

Tommy Wilson

Sept. 6, 1944 - March 23, 2021 Tommy Lee Wilson, 76, of Sweet Home died March 23, 2021. He was born Sept. 6, 1944 in Longview, Wash. to Barnie and Rose Marie (Nave) Wilson. Mr. Wilson served in the United States Army, including in Vietnam. He had... Full story

 
 By D E Larsen DVM    News    March 31, 2021

'A calf that needs a little repair' can mean a lot of things

"Doc, I think I have a calf that needs a little repair." Larry Coulter's voice came through the phone receiver. "What is the problem, Larry?" I asked. "One of the hind legs is not working quite...

 

4-H students get scholarships from forestry group

Seven Linn County forestry 4-H’ers have been awarded scholarship money through the Linn County Small Woodlands Association. The students shared a total of $1,600 in scholarship money that is raised through the annual Linn County Small Woodlands...

 

Time to step up and help out

By John Marble Twenty years ago, America suffered a devastating attack and a horrific nightmare as the Twin Towers collapsed in a heap of concrete, fire and death. I was most deeply moved by the newsreels showing New York firefighters and police...

 

Freedom's not a given, and rights are being lost

“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freedom of speech, which is a thing terrible to traitors.” – Benjamin Franklin By Peter Ready America’s gateway drug to its tyranny addiction has been to forget and...

 

Around Town March 31, 2021

Museum opening after winter break East Linn Museum will open to visitors starting Thursday, April 1, at 746 Long St. The museum features a wide range of exhibits representing various eras and aspects of east Linn County history. Admission is free,...

 

Public Safety Log March 31, 2021

March 22 6:59 a.m. – Caller reported that someone siphoned gas from lawn mower last night, 4120 Long St. Officer responded, report taken for criminal trespass and theft. Approximate value of $10. 9:02 a.m. – Caller reports theft that occurred at...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 31, 2021

Colleagues say retiring Don Hopkins' experience, energy will be missed

When Don Hopkins tendered his resignation to the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Board of Directors earlier this month, it marked the end of more than 50 years of public service in the Sweet...

 

Objects from history provide opportunities for nostalgia, learning

In the East Linn Museum's back room sits an object from this area which causes us to ask, "What is it?" Large and bulky, it has an opening on one end and another on the top. Is it a stove or a heater...

 

Turnovers take toll on Huskies in 15-8 loss to Woodburn

Sweet Home's football team fell to Woodburn 15-8 at Husky Field on Friday March 26. Sweet Home's offense rushed for 232 yards and quarterback Aiden Tyler threw for 149, giving the Huskies 381 yards...

 

Search continues for missing man

A search continued Monday for a local man who has been reported missing by his family. Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon said his deputies responded to a report of a missing person from the family of Jacob...

 

Protective barrier purchase for Lewis Creek OK'd

During the Tuesday morning meeting of the Linn County Board of Commissioners, Roger Nyquist and Sherrie Sprenger approved the purchase of a new small craft waterway barrier to be installed at Lewis Creek Park day use area on Foster Reservoir. The...

 

Districts Saturday for XC

As the short cross-country season winds down for Sweet Home, the Huskies will find out Saturday where they stand in relation to the rest of the league, particularly Sisters, which has not run in any r...

 

Depleted Huskies fall to Taft in soccer

Two contests on Sweet Home's boys soccer schedule, on March 23 against Cascade and March 25 against Sisters, were cancelled. "The primary reason was injuries," said Head Coach Eric Stutzer. "We just...

 

Girls lose to Sisters, Cascade

Sweet Home girls soccer lost a pair of games last week, falling to Cascade 5-1 and Sisters 2-1. "We didn't have a very good shooting day," said Head Coach Ramiro Santana of the match at Cascade. But h...

 

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