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Free child developmental screening

Little Snake River Valley Project Reach coordinator Christy Stocks announced that a free developmental screening will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Snake River Community Church in Baggs for children newborn to 5 years old. This screening is sponsored by Carbon County School District No.1 and Project Reach. Project Reach is a United Way agency.

Appointments are necessary prior to the developmental screening. To schedule an appointment call Christy at 307-383-7745. The screening will determine a child’s development in cognition, speech and language skills, gross and fine motor skills and hearing and vision. We can’t stress the importance of this free opportunity for your child, so please schedule your appointment today!

Little red school house

The Baggs After Five Club invites you to its “Little Red School House” on Monday, Sept. 13 at the Snake River Community Church in Baggs. The program features Roslie Vigil of Baggs sharing tips on how to relax after the school day with aromatherapy and RaeLynne Prestrud of Baggs will entertain the group with some educating lyrics. The guest speaker of the evening will be Sara Bouchard from Worland. She will share fairytales. Reservations and cancellations for the program are necessary for dinner and child care. The price for dinner is $7.50 and reservations may be made through Debbie at 583-7466 or Esther at 383-6865. Bring a friend she’ll be glad you did.

Gledhill remembered

Josephine Gledhill a former resident of the Little Snake River Valley died at her home on Aug. 12, 1999. Services for Gledhill were held on Aug. 18, 1999, at the Hayden Cemetery. She is survived by sons, Roy (Smokey) Gledhill of Craig, Colo., and Albert Gledhill of Rangley, Colo.; daughters, Nancy Montieth of Hayden, Geri Gledhill of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Cindy Archuleta of Elko, Nev.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Our sympathy to the Gledhill family and her many friends

4-H News

Savery Saver’s 4-H members are reminded that your 4-H year is not completed until the record books are turned in! Record books are due at the Carbon County Extension Office in Rawlins Sept. 14. 4-Hers interested in the record book competition must also include a cover page and project story as well as which books you want to be judged. For more information, call the extension office or Cindy Cobb at 383-6888. The annual leaders’ planning meeting will be held on Nov. 9. The Fair planning meeting will be held on Oct. 12, at the fairgrounds exhibit hall. 4-H and FFA junior show meeting will be at 3 p.m. to be followed by the open class meeting at 6 p.m. This is the time and place to voice your opinions and suggestions!

Carbon County hall of champions

The following Snake River fair contestants in this year’s Hall of Champions are as follows: Clothing construction:

Level I Champion- Johnathan Davis

Level III Champion – Ashley Cobb

Style Revue:

Junior Champion – Ashley Cobb

Junior Reserve – Stacy Stocks

Senior Reserve – Amanda Davis


Reserve Champion – Matt Myers,

Champion Senior Showman – Matt Myers Champion Jr. Showman – Sarah Schneider Reserve Beginner Showman- Jaymie Sheehan Sheep:

Supreme Champion Ewe – Bull Stewart

Reserve Champion Ram – Robbie Davis Champion Senior Showman- Robbie Davis Reserve Senior Showman – Thomas Vigil


Reserve Champion Cow/Calf Ira Waldron, Reserve Senior Showman – Natasha Myer. Congratulations.

Make it yourself with wool

The 1999 Make It Yourself With Wool contest will be held at 8 a.m Oct. 31 at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins. If you are interested in entering contact the extension office at 307328-2642 or Roxana Johnson at 307-327-5558.

Get well wishes

We’d like to wish speedy recoveries to the following individuals: Darwin Dunn, Judy Taylor and Marlys Barnett. We hope you’re all back on your feet real soon.

Our sympathy

Our sympathy to Patsy Carr, family and friends. Jim Carr passed away at his home in Baggs this past week.

Community Center results

One hundred fifteen survey replies were returned to the committee. Seventy-one percent felt the center should be separated from the school. The majority also stated that the center should be supervised and open daily with early mornings and late evenings an option for hours. A penny drive will be held in September to raise funds to pay for the submission of the application for non-profit status. Penny jugs will be placed at the volleyball games on Sept. 11 and 14. The penny jugs will also be available during the high school rodeo Sept. 18 and l9.

It’s a boy

Charity Robidoux and Kelly Pitt of Baggs, Wyo., are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth Vincent Pitt, born Aug. 8, 1999. Kenneth Vincent weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are George and Susie Robidoux of Baggs.

Paternal grandparents are Keith and Lois Pitt of Glenrock, Wyo., and Geno and Rose Bartilini from Long Island, N.Y.

Cub Scouts to meet

The Cub Scouts will hold its first meeting Sept. 21 at the Little Snake River Valley School cafeteria from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. For more information, call Kathi Turkla and Brett Herold at 383-6453.

Little Snake River Sports


High School Cross Country – Rock Springs – 4 p.m.

Junior High Volleyball – Wamsutter 4 p.m. Saturday- High School Volleyball- Pine Bluff Tourney

Junior High Volleyball at home with Hanna Elk Mountain – 10 a.m.

High school class officers:


President – Robbie Davis

Vice-President – Jesse Herold

Secretary – Erica Johnson

Treasurer – Rikki Gallenbeck


President – Kody Stocks

Vice President – Mitzi Latham

Secretary – Isela Enriquez

Treasurer – J.J. Heywood

Reporter – Sean Corson


President – Ira Waldron

Vice President – Mark Romero

Secretary – Erica Kramer and Greg Bauman Treasurer – Travis Menge


President – Jake Taylor

Vice President – Sara Schneider

Secretary – Krissa Corson

Treasurer – Travis Harding

New library days and hours

The Little Snake River Branch Library will be open only two days per week due to the county budget crunch. Librarian, Millie Mosier stated the new days and hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. tp 4 p.m. Children and parents interested in storytime should note that it will begin on Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. For more information, call the library at 383-READ (7323).


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