11/14 News Briefs

Bill Fisher of Wallowa, right, accepts the rifle he won in a raffle from Irv Nuss of the Enterprise-Joseph- Lions Club. Submitted photo

Fisher wins rifle in Lions raffle

Bill Fisher was the rifle winner of the Enterprise/Joseph Lions Raffle this fall. Robert Rising of Cold Springs, Ky., was the second place winner of $200.

Proceeds from the raffle sale are going to the Lions scholarship and sight and hearing programs. Thanks to all who purchased tickets and a special thanks to Chet and Linda of Top Hand Cafe.

In the military/Pvt. Seth Thissell

Army National Guard Pvt. Seth M. Thissell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky.

During the nine week training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

Thissell is the son of Monte Thissell of John Day and Cindy Stroud of Enterprise.

Clegg receives Masters, honors at Pacific University

Amber Clegg received a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Pacific University's School of Professional Psychology on Aug. 17, 2002. The commencement ceremony also celebrated Pacific University's 150th year of operation in Forest Grove.

During the outdoor ceremony, Clegg was introduced as "growing up" in Enterprise by the head of the Psychology Department when she delivered the valedictory address to fellow graduates and the audience.

She was also awarded the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the School of Professional Psychology.

Clegg received her BA degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland. Currently she is working as a therapist for Luke-Dorf, Inc., in Tigard and as an on-call therapist for Providence Portland Medical Center.

Clegg's cheering section at commencement included parents Jim and Roselyn Clegg, grandfather Bob Clegg, uncles Ron and David Clegg and her aunt, Debbie Kellerman.

Hospice program seeks volunteers

Wallowa County Hospice is holding an information forum for those people who might want to serve as an hospice volunteer. The forum will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in the downstairs hospital conference room.

The forum will include information on what hospice is, explain the role of a hospice volunteer and the training and time commitment involved. For more information, call the Wallowa Memorial Hospital Home Health/Hospice office at 426-9060.

Rink construction work day set Nov.16

Following a successful initiation last winter, the ice rink is returning for its second season at the Enterprise City Park! Construction is scheduled for Saturday November 16th. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Park at 10am on Saturday (help is welcome throughout the day). Please bring cordless drills and carpentry tools if available. All available used carpeting is also requested for protective covering around the rink.

The Enterprise Hometown Improvement Group is sponsor of the rink and maintains an Ice Rink Hotline. For updates, questions or concerns don't hesitate to contact the Ice Rink Manager at the hotline number: 519-8937.

Horse Bowl attracts six 4-H participants

Six 4-H youth showed up Monday at Cloverleaf Hall to compete in the 4-H Horse Bowl competition. Among the six were junior Sierra Hopkins; intermediates Christina Montgomery, Danielle Weaver, Madeline Smith and Brena Bowman; and senior Celeste Hillock.

Juniors do not compete in regional competitions but, because a Horse Bowl team consists of five members, written tests will be distributed to various 4-H clubs to help fill out the rosters.

Regional competition will be held in Enterprise this year on Feb. 1. Winners at regional will advance to the state competition April 26-27 in Roseburg, while state winners will compete in Denver, Colo., in January of 2004.

The Horse Bowl is a takeoff from the old television show College Bowl with questions dealing strictly about horses.

Zollman $100 winner in football contest

Ryan Zollman of Council, Idaho was the winner of this week's football contest, nudging Ryan Barney of Joseph out in the tie-breaker. Both contestants named 11 of the 14 counting games correctly. Zollman won out in the tie-breaker over Barney by correctly picking Cornell to beat Dartmouth. Zollman picked Cornell to beat their Ivy League foe 31-17, while Barney picked Dartmouth to win 35-28. Cornell won the game 21-19.

The Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State game was disqualified because the Chieftain inadvertantly listed Oklahoma as Texas Tech's opponent.

Get your entries into the Chieftain by noon on Thursday to earn a shot at the $100 prize. The number of entries this week was 49.

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