Desert Messenger

January 18, 2012

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Page 34 La Paz County School Superinten- dent, Janice Shelton, released a public notice of the opportunity for the resi- dents of Arizona Western College Dis- trict 2 to serve as a Governing Board member representing District 2 on the AWC Governing Board. The term for the appointment will begin with the official appointment through Decem- ber 31, 2012. The position will appear on the November, 2012 ballot as a six year term. To be eligible to serve on the AWC Dis- trict Governing Board, a candidate must: • Be a registered voter of the state of Arizona, and • Be a resident of AWC District 2 for one year prior to the appointment District 2 includes: precincts 54 (up- river); 56 (Wenden); 57 (Salome); 58 (Quartzsite); 62 (Vicksburg); and 63 (Alamo). • Not be an employee or the spouse of Honey Do Lists? Call Rich! satisfied customers! High quality workmanship Small to Large Projects 208-290-5102 not a licensed contractor experience in Builder with 35 years Arizona Western College Governing Board vacancy District 2 an employee of the District. Interested citizens are encouraged to submit a letter that includes: ap- plicant's physical address (to confirm residency); number of years living in AWC District 2; background and qualifications; reason(s) for wanting to serve on the board, and other infor- mation as appropriate to the position. Letters of Interest should be mailed, faxed, electronically delivered or per- sonally delivered to: Janice Shelton, La Paz County School Superintendent's Office 1112 Joshua Ave., Suite 205 Parker, AZ 85344 FAX: 928-669-4406 E-mail: Application Deadline is 5pm, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 DESERT MESSENGER *for items under $999 (30 words, one/month/ private party) FREE ADS: Yard Sale, Wanted, Lost & Found 30 words for $ 4.50 or $ 8/twice Email: or Call 541-218-2560 The Arizona Department of Transportation, (ADOT) in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Central Arizona Project, will begin a project to add a two- way left turn lane to State Route 95 at the Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge Road, Construction will get under way Jan. 17. Although no immediate lane closures are scheduled, there will be times when workers briefly stop traffic on SR 95 at milepost 161. ADOT advises motorists to plan ahead and allow extra travel time. Work is scheduled to take place weekdays Expect delays between Parker and LHC from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Intermittent lane clo- sures are planned during work hours. Work- ers will be in place to direct traffic through the work zone. The speed limit will be re- duced to 25 mph in the construction zone. Law enforcement will be on-site to moni- tor speeds. After work hours, traffic control devices will remain in place and speed limit will be maintained at 45 mph. The project is scheduled to be completed by summer 2012. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Cen- ter at or call 5-1-1. January 18, 2012 Midge Lords Childers Queen of Lords' Little Acher May 6, 1916 – January 2, 2012 Presented at QIA, January 5, 2012 Thirty years-and more-in Quartzsite, Plus a lifetime, for most, in Grants Pass, A feisty young woman, with mind sharp as a tack Was Midge Lords Childers-always a lady, first class! With friends world-wide in her Lords' Little Acher, Midge would play "Ten Thousand" at the drop of a hat! While others were doing their adding and subtracting, Midge would shout out the total, just like that! No slouch, when it came to the mighty dollar, She could make one stretch to cover the need! But, also, the gracious hostess, for Thanksgiving and Potlucks, At Lords' Little Acher, she always put on a great feed! Now, Midge has left Quartzsite and Grants Pass- But, she also leaves pleasant memories with us! Let's all prepare for our transitions- With Jesus Christ, we need not suffer loss! -Ralph Jones Fleece and CottonFabric by the Yard & more... Creations by Shirley McKiernan Tyson Wells space S 5-6 behind K & K Kitchen - OPEN THRU FEB. 14 951-201-3561 NASCAR RON & PATTY'S DIECAST Collectibles & Apparel NEW LOCATION! Now at the Main Event Corner of W. Main & Quartzsite Blvd. 704-575-6719 RV PROCTOLOGIST Dirty Holding Tanks Need Servicing Annually. Let us clean them for you. WE SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS: • Chemical Buildup Problems • Gauge & Sensor • Compacted Debris • Biological Hazard • Odor 928-916-1908 Quartzsite Art Guild and AZ Centennial Artwork Contest Questions Check out the art all around town and join the fun! Simply identify each of the 11 panels and answer the three questions, and return to the Library by Jan. 31, 2012. Winner announced FEB. 11th at the Finale after ATV Parade at Park. #1 What was this mountain range originally called? What does the name stand for? What was the mountain range named after? #2 When was this structure built? What is the structure made of? Where did the structure come from? #3 This Mountain is what kind of Range? Is Q Mountain part of this Range? What is the highest Peak in this Range? #4 When was the station used as a Post Office? What event caused Mr. Salladay, the owner and Post Master, to be investigated by Federal authorities? What other uses did the Store have? #5 Who built this Cabin? What year did this person come to the Quartzsite area? What year did this person take up photography? (or decade) See details on Page 7 ACROSS FROM BURGER KING

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