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Pg. 4 Thomas (Okla.) Tribune, April 4, 2002 Amanda Jones (left) and Felisha Yoder wrote the winning essays about what the students learned and why they thought it was important, during the 16-week D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. Mrs. McNeUl and Mr. Claussen&apos;s sixth grade classes completed the program sponsored by the Custer County Sheriffs Department. Pioneer Election Cont. From Pg. 1 trustees are charged with the annual retreat sponsored by responsibility of managing the National Telephone the general affairs of the Cooperative plus various Cooperative. Currently there trade association meetings are twelve district trustees during the year with and one at-large member, expenses paid. The at-large is reserved for a Each member will have female or a minority living one vote. However, a anhere in the cooperative's melnber can also be a service area. separate entity. ,s an example, an individual may The trustee has the cast a vote for a personal responsibility of attending membership as well as a business membership. one meeting per month and a possibility of two or three The elected trustee will be meetings per year. The the candidate receMng the trustees also have the most votes. Only if there is a tie will a runoff be held. opportunity to attend an (USPS 628-000) The Thomas Tribune The Thomas Tribune is published weekly, except for the week of Christmas and the week after Christmas, by the Thomas Publishing Co. at 115 W. Orient for $25.00 per year for Custer, Dewey & Blaine Counties and $32.50 per year Elsewhere. Periodicals postage paid at Thomas, OK 73669 Phone: 580-661-3524 e-mail - POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Thomas Tribune, PO Box 10, Thomas, OK 73669-0010 Publisher/Editor Harold Gleason Managing Editor/Circulation/Advertising ........................ Sondra Buckaloo Advertising/Billing Clerk.... .............................................. Donna Gleason IOlOlOROlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOmOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOlOIO " What's New ,a i :: First Baptist Church i '/ t -.-. i A ,'<9 CHIL00R00 S v | Duang Sunday Morn00 :" Where children of all ages can come and learn about God with '777e Whole-Hearted Puppeters!" e= who teach the truth's of God with Puppets and Singing/ g 10==OI=OfIIOa=OI=OaaOmQaaRIaOaa(DRIaOOflIOIIIQIOIOltIOII Nine Bands to Caught Being Good be Featured in"-. SWOSUpalooza Nine bands will be featured at this year's SWOSUpalooza coming tip Thursday, April 18, on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. SWOSUpalloza is an event sponsored by the S\\;VOSL Student Governinent Association and is made possible by a grant from the State Arts Council of Oklahoma. The headlining band this year is Underwater People of Chicago, ILL. The band is a regular at the Cubby Bear in Chicago and has played several times at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. Opening for Underwater People will be Time Machine, a cover band that plays hit; from the 70's, 80's and 90's. SWOSUpalooza begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 12 midnight on the Student Union lawn. Misty Williams of the SGA said there would be free hot dogs and cokes as well an numerous giveaways. Sponsoring businesses will also have display booths at SWOSUpalooza, which has become a popular event on the SWOSU campus. The lineup of bands includes: 2:15 - Lotic: 3 p.m. - 5 Star Day; 4 p.m. Escape the Goat; 4:45 p.m. - Banner Road; 5:30 Solomons Splendor; 6:30 p.m Sub Seven; 7:30 p.m. Spoken; 8:30 p.m. - Time Machine; and 10 p.m. Underwater People. Prevent Colorectal Cancer NAPS--Did you know that more than 90 percent of colorectal cancer is preventable? Colorectal cancer is the nation's second lead- ing killer among cancers, but many of these deaths could be avoided. Colorectal cancer develops from polyps--grape-like growths that can be found on the lining of the colon and rectum. Removing these polyps can prevent colorectal can- cer from ever occun'ing. Colorectal cancer screening tests can detect these polyps and save yam" life! An equal number of meta and women get colorectal cancer each year. All men and women aged 50 and older are at risk for this dis- ease and should be screened regu- larly for colorectal cancer--90 per- cent of cases occur after age 50. There are currently four widely used tests: fecal occult blood test: flexible sigmoidoscopy: colonoscopy and double contrast barium enema. A yearly fecal occult blood test can be done at home. A sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy or barium enema needs to be conducted only once ever3." five to ten years if your results are nor- mal. Talk to your health care provider today. We Are Now your LocalAgent for... BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma Call: Harold., Traci or Rhonda at... Gleason '.00lgenc 3' 580-661-2979 ev --ui f "CAUGHT BEING GOOD" this past week were: (left) Brittany WIle, Nathan Steele and Rochelle Baker. Also caught but not pictured were: Anna Wall Blake. me v ison Baseball Season in Full '" ,.iv ,v ---)IT1 The Thomas Terrier high school baseball season is in full swing with several gaines already played. The boys hosted their annual baseball tournament the last week of March with Dover taking the top honor, Calumet defeating the Terriers for third place and Clinton JV placing fifth. Thomas played double- headers prior to the tournament, against Sayre, Seiling and Elk City JV. Thomas 1 - Sayre 13 The first game against the Sayre Eagles netted only one run by Cody Parker, while the Terriers gave up 13 runs. Parker also had the only hit in the game, a double. Thomas 13 - Sayre 12 The Terriers won the second game 13-12 behind the hitting of John Pickens and Timmy McSperitt. Pickens had two singles and a home run while McSperitt had a double and a homer. Matt Hart had a double and a single. Scott Kaney had two singles and Danny Schroeder and Parker hit a single each. Thomas traveled to Selling next to take on the Wildcats, winning the first game and losing the second. Thomas 5 - Selling 1 Terrier pitcher Garrett Baker had a good game against Seiling striking out five batters, allowing only two hits and one run. Dane Mexander, who had a home run in the third and three RBIs, led the Terrier offense. McSperitt singled in the third to score Pickens before Seiling put the stop the assault. Skylar Rigsby got the only other hit in the with a single in the fourth. Thomas 3 - Selling 16 Selling run ruled Thomas in the second game 16-3. On Friday, March 22, Thomas visited the Elk Cit 7 JV, winning 9-8 and 8-4. Thomas 9 - Elk City JV 8 It took an ex'tra inning to decide the game but the Terriers came up with the hit to win 9-8 in the first game ?alexander had the game winning double to score Trent Christensen for the 9-8 win. Alexander also had a single and two RBIs. Pickens had double in the first for a RBI, McSperitt hit a single for two RBIs, and Kaney, Hart and Rigsby had singles. Thomas 8 - Elk City JV 4 Thomas tell behind 4-3 before scoring five runs in the fourth to beat Elk City JV 8-4. Singles by Trent Christensen, Baker, Schroeder and Luke Grfffith allowed the Terriers to win. Pickens drew a walk to score a run also. Thomas Tournament The Terriers took on the Hammon Warriors, run ruling them 14-2 in the first game of the tournament. Baker had a double with two RBIs in the game, followed by Mexander who had a double, a single and a RBI. Rigsby had two singles and a RBI, Pickens and Hart each had a single and RBI and Parker had a double in the game. ?dso singling v-ere McSpcritt, David Weaver and A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ar, Gerald Spangler. itiot Baker gave up dahol and two runs. He'Heahln, three strike outs Last walks in the game. the I Thomas took on 1 : the second game, lone , Thomas 0 - DoV 1 thos Pickens had two rre, the game for the Te ag, Tanner Pruitt also apen, the only hits ag#'ou Longhorns. ar Thomas played calom Friday for third place. 5-15. fet2,. ( ....  the Thontas > - . t ' d lan roi The Terriers na th time on the mound,:,_,f . an( Calumet, gwmg amard combined 17 hits _ronts different pitchers. Weaver led the offe# Corn two singles and h Pickens also had t'terg and a RBI, Nexand:m k double and a Rdre Christensen had twitch. and Parker, Baker, kin and Hart each had sid0usek mir )ison *** :inute --Ernest Heade r Every 20 Seconds Osteoporosis Causes a NiP - Half of hose who fracture never -: indel:ndendy again. of daily livin pain. SPINE - Causes posture change, height loss, and often chronic pain. OST[OPOROSIS :U...  - . rm.not.o or 1-800-223-9994 PIONEER BOARD OF D!REC SERVING YOU WITH RESPONSIBILITY ELECT Gerri Hutchison April 9th, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Thomas High School