Thursday, April 11, 2013

News Preview for April 11th…

Park and Rec Board looks for direction from City 

The Lennox City Council meeting April 8, 2013 began with an executive session; the  regular session followed. The first items to be approved included the agenda and the minutes of March 11, 18 and 22.  The March claims were also approved with $30,471 added on for the new squad car and $1,000 for ball league fees. The payroll report was also approved.
The next item on the agenda was visitors to be heard.
Harry and Shirley Meyer were the first to speak. The Meyers expressed their frustration with the way the tree situation had been handled. The couple was notified by registered letter about removing the tree while they were in Arizona for the winter. The week before they got home, their son was notified that he had to pick up the branches.
“You have been harassing us all year and I’m tired of it,” said Harry Meyer. “The council has a lot more problems than those stupid trees.”  Continued...

Chancellor School property to be sold

The Lennox School District 41-4 met on Monday night for their regular monthly meeting.
Changes to the agenda included executive session for personnel, negotiations and advice from legal council.
Numbers from the recent kindergarten round up were shared. Lennox elementary Principal Darin Eich said that during kindergarten screening  there were 61 students from Lennox, and 21 students from Worthing. He also said that there were eight that have not gone through screening, making a total of 90 students for Kindergarten and Jr. Kindergarten.

Lennox Firemen to hold annual pancake feed

Lennox Volunteer Firemen will be holding their annual pancake feed on Saturday, April 13 at the Lennox Fire Hall, located  on Juniper St. between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Zahns honored for years of service 

At the April 8 meeting of the Worthing City Commission, State Rep. Jim Bolin, District 16, presented former mayor George Zahn with a commemoration.
“One of the privileges you have in the Legislature is you have the chance to honor people. House commemoration 1016 for 2013 honors George and his wife, Janell, for their years of service,” Bolin said.

Museum to be open Saturday

Lennox Area Historical Society will be opening the Lennox Area Museum on the second Saturday of each month throughout the Spring and Summer. This Saturday, Apr. 13 the Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no admission charge to come to the museum. Donations are accepted.

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