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Volume 96 • A photo o f the old M t Contact Pott Office appears on page 3 . • BTG S hosts “ School Night For Excellence” next Tuesday. For d etails page 6 . • Argenbright announces - turn to page 4. “ B K ì T I M B E R j Wednesday. February 8, 1984 Serving Big Timber and Sweet Grass County, Montana Big Timber Firemen extinguished a roof fire a t this house a t304 Bramble last Wednesday afternoon and several days later were called to the same location on a chimney fin. The roof is now being replaced The frequency qffirscallt this wreek is a good reminder to ha ve chimney stik extinguishers andsmoke detectors on hand at a ll times The local Boy Scouts are now selling both o f these items Contact a Scout to make your purchase Three downtown bars broken into Three downtown Big Timber bars were broken into sometime between 2:00 and 5:00 am. Tuesday morning. Cash was taken from the Grand Bar, the Cort Bar, and the Madhatter Saloon. Sweet Grass County Sheriffs Deputy Bill Camp said a total of $2,022 was taken from the three businesses plus considerable damage done to equipment and the Corf s front door. Camp believes the break-ins were done by more than one person, and may be part of u series of burglaries occuring in this part of the state over the past several weeks. Cort Bar owner Tope Strobe! said the front door of his business was tom apart to gain entrance. The damage was so extensive he had to order a new door. About SI 60 was taken from the Cort. the owner said. The bar's poker machine and cash drawer fronts were tom oft Armand Undicelli, proprietor of the Madhatter Saloon, discovered the damage at his place when he opened up at 8:00 a m. yesterday morning. Money had been taken from the poker and video machines and from the cash drawer. Entry, he said, was gained through the back door. The local deputies still have the case under investigation Public hearing draws little response You may be asked to rate these potential projects If Mohammed won’t go to the mountain, the mountain will go to Mohammed. That is apparently what the City-County Planning Board will da A public hearing held last Thursday evening February 2, at tracted only one citizen to com ment on establishing a list of po tential community projects. The Board discussed develop ing a questionnaire and asking people to rate in order of impor tance a list o f projects the city may someday need to contemplate un dertaking Such a questionnaire would be circulated within the City-County Planning Board*s jur isdiction, primarily the town of Big Timber and a three mile area from ifs limits. The reason behind this “ Needs Assessment prioritized list is to have this information available should the community wish to ap ply for another Community De velopment Block Grant (CDBG). A CDBG was the source of public money secured to build the Indus trial Park last year. An important part of the ques tionnaire, which will be confiden tial and anonymous the board said, is the income level of respondents. CDBG funds are more available to communities with low to moderate income levels. The agencies a- warding the CDBG grants will not accept 1980 census income fig ures, Planner Andy Epple said. The preliminary list of com munity needs, problems and po tential projects now being con sidered include: • Tennis court improvements • Finish High School Gym • Landfill solution • Resurface city streets • FAS 298 resurfacing • Housing rehabilitation, north east • Water supply line, head end to storage tank • Library expansion • Sidewalk improvements, barrier free • Development of multi-family housing r • Joint emergency services facili ty • Insulate, install energy efficient windows at Courthouse • Economic development • Vehicle maintenance facility for county • Access to Yellowstone River If you would like to comment on this needs assessment project con tact any memberofthe City-Coun ty Planning Board John Morrison. Marie Flick, Jean Harper, Linda Johnson, Marv Stephens, Doug Lowry', Barbara Sell or Buzz Finn. Hey, all you talented people Ride’em cowboy - and he did! Scot Breding who is formerly from Big Timber, rode the bulls to the top money last weekend at the National Rodeo Association Finals in Billings. Breding was one of only two cowboys to stay on all three rides fora total of237 points. The cowboy passed the second place rider by SI09 in earnings. Another local cowboy, Tye Faw, placed 5th in the Junior Breakaway division. Faw partici pated in the Saturday mor rodea His second calf broke a from him which cost 10 seco but his high placement is still t commended Tye is the Son of and Mrs. Sonny Faw of Timber. Request denied The City's request for matching Fish, Wildlife & Parks funds to renovate the tennis courts has been denied, it was learned Monday. Big Timber's project ranked 16lh out of 28 requests. Only nine projects were funded The project can be re-submitted next year for a second chance at any eligible grants. You got talent? Sure you do! You've also got a chance to show it off and maybe win a pnze at the same time. The Trail Blazers 4- H club and the FHA, with the help of Big Timber music teacher Jim Brat- void have set March 17 as the date for a talent show. And what they need now is talent If you’d like to be a part of the show, or know more about it call Linda Larson at 932-4219 The proceeds from the show, which will have an admission price, will go towards the SGHS gym completion project Money will be awarded to the top talent - S50 for first place, S30 for second and S20 for third So, get out those dancing shoes and brush up on your voice les sons, folks! I f you're ever going to love me love me now, while lea n know . All the sweet and tender feelings which from real affection flow Love me now, while I dm living do not wait till I am gone • J * ' m * . . j ^ \ And then chisel it in m a rble.... warm love words oh ice-cold stone. . I f you've dear, sweet thoughts about me why not whisper them to me y, Don't you know'twouldmake me happy and as glad as g la d could be? : - Ifyou wait till I am. sleeping ne'er to waken here again, : ' t - There'U be walls q f earth , between us and I couldn't hoar you then. .■V.' Sq dear, ifyou love me any, i f if s but a little b it fi Let me know it now while living-Lean own and treasure h £ |f - . - . - . ’ • “ ‘. ‘ ' '• v r«:y l - • * ' V \ ‘ ’ #>?