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Pharmacy & Your Health Sheridan man wounded by rifle Daniel J. Rice, 26, of Sheridan, was listed in serious condition at Emanuel Hospital in Portland after suffering a gunshot wound last Wednesday. Polk County sheriff's deputies found Rice with a bullet wound in the chest after responding to a call at 9555 Harmony Rd. about 1:15 p.m. Rice told dispatchers he dropped the rifle and it discharged, accord- ing to sheriff's reports. He called his mother and she called for help. Authorities said it appears that Rice intentionally shot himself. Church sponsors drug info meeting The Church of God of Prophecy at 24702 SW Grand Ronde Rd. will hold a special community meeting at 3 p.m. today. Dan Hancock, the director of addiction and health services at Valley Community Hospital, will speak. Hancock has worked in this field 14 years, covering all facets of addiction in both the public and private sector. He is also an instruc- tor at Chemeketa Community Col- lege. Representatives from the Polk and Yamhill County Sheriff's Office have been invited to speak about procedures to follow when findi~ag drugs or drug connected items, or if you see drug sales. A question and answer period will follow and refreshments will be served. Babysitting will be provided for children ages three through 1st grade. Children in 2nd through 5th grades can participate in a chil- dren's revival which is being held at the same time in another area of the A breastfeeding class. "Near To Your Heart," will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 24 at the Yamhill City Hall. Patty Kartchner will be the instructor. You may register by cal- ling the Yamhill County Health Department at 434-7525. The class will provide pregnant and breastfeeding women and their partners with an opportunity to learn the easiest and best ways to breastfeed their babies. Participants will learn how to know if their baby is getting enough milk, how to minimize soreness, different ways to hold a nursing baby, as well as practical parenting tips especially for the parents of nursing infants. If you are interested in learning more about breasffeeding, but can- not attend this class, call Jennifer Scott, 434-1408. Lions celebrate 10th anniversary The Willamina West Valley Lions Club celebrated their 10th anniver- sary last Thursday with a dinner at Coyote Joe's in Willamina. There were 49 guests from other Lions Clubs throughout the area. Entertainment was provided by Doug Bales and Sarah Rose Harris. Carl Berry, past district governor of the Oregon Lions, was the keynote speaker. Special presentations were made by Chris Williams. The awards included charter membership pins to Duane Griffith, Merle Olsen and Jim Reed. The Lions Club Key award was presented to Duane Grif- ith. The 10-year perfect attendance pin was awarded to Merle Olsen. RESERVATION HOTLINE 843-3337 Hunt receives Marine award Marine Lance Cpl. M.S. Hunt, son of Linda Nice of Willamina, people outside her home, since a mental health condition keeps her housebound much of the time. Her constituent e-mail address is: FURSEOR 1 @ HR.HOUSE.GOV The bulletin board address is: or.politics Farm program applications due "We will accept applications for the 1994 farm programs until April 29," Lois Loop, county executive director of the Polk County Agricul- tural Stabilization and Conservation Service, said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is requiring acreage reductions of zero percent for wheat, oats, barley and field corn. Farmers who meet acreage reduc- tion and other program require- ments will be eligible for price support loans and deficiency pay- ments. "Producers may request 50 percent of the estimated total defic- iency payments when they sign up for the 1994 programs," Loop said. The payments will be issued in cash and will be limited to the farmer's intended program acreage. The total estimated rates are 85 cents per bushel for wheat, 40 cents for corn, 52 cents for barley, with no projected payment for oats. Loop also said that the 1994 programs have flexible planting features, the same as in 1993. Up to 25 percent of the crop acreage base or flex acres may be planted to any program crop, any oilseed, industrial or experi- mental crop designated by USDA. George Fox offers spring Elderhostels Literature, religion and nature classes are scheduled for two differ- ent Elderhostel sessions this spring at Tilikum Retreat Center near New- berg. contact a local SHIBA office: Polk County, Mid-Willamette Valley Senior Services, 623-2301; Yamhill County, Mid-Willamette Valley Senior Services, 472-9441. SHIBA is funded by a federal Health Care Financing Administra- tion grant to the Department of Consumer and Business Services. Palm Sunday dinner at Grange Palm Sunday is traditionally a day for family gatherings and outings. This year, Buell Grange is offering a chicken and dumplings feast on Palm Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., served family style with plenty of seating for large groups. In addition to the main dish, there will be salad, vegetables, homemade pies and beverages. There will also be a sugar-free dessert available. Admission is $5 for person over age 12 and $2.75 for those ages 5 to 12. Cranfill Walter as top seniors Sheridan High School has announced its students of the month for February. They were chosen as most respected. Matt Walter is the son of Maureen Walter. He is involved with the Wednesday, March 23, 1994, The Sun 3 Koester receives commendation Navy petty officer 2nd class Leland R. Koester, son of Carl and Shirley Koester of Sheridan, recently received a Letter of Com- mendation. Koester was cited for superior performance of duty while assigned aboard the submarine USS Aspro, homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He consistently performed his demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. Koester joined the Navy in Octo- ber 1988. He is a 1986 graduate of the Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, with an associate of science degree. 1, The Fugitive 2. The Good Son 3. Son-In-Law 4. Demolition Man 5. UnderCover Blues 6. Philladelphia Exp. 2 7. Gettysberg 8. One Riot, One Ranger 9. The Program ]0. In the Line of Fire NEW - COMING SOON: What's Love got to do with it - 3/23 Fatherhood - 3/30 The Joy Luck Club - 3/30 Rent One church, recently received a Meritorious Elderhostel is an international electric car racing team and likes to Mast. program that offers inexpensive, play basketball. GoodAnyDoyAnyflme, Movie or Gome Driving course for Hunt was cited for outstanding short-term academic programs for He plans to attend college and ~oo0~ruMorch29, 1994 service while assigned with 7th senior adults at educational institu- study engineering. ' '--' '~ ~ ~ " seniors offered Engineer Support Battalion, 1st tions around the world. Inaddition Trena Cranfiil is the daughter of I/'~'U'~~'I Force Service Support Group, to travel opportunities, Elderhostei Don and Denise Cranfill. She is a The 55 Alive drivers improve- Marine Corps Base, Camp gives participants the chance to member of the Future Business | ! 22 E. Main [~_~ | ment course for persons age 50 and Pendleton, Calif. develop new interests and meet new Leaders of America and Service| Sheridan [~ | over will be held from 8:30 a.m. to A Meritorious Mast is an, official people. Club and plays softball. 184 3337 I 12:30 p.m. April 12-13. recognition from a Marine s cam- She plans to attend Chemeketa I W~I1RI-.IOOR$: {~~ I "" ffi er for su tier indi From March 27 to April 1, partic- Classes will be held at the Willa- mantling o c pe " .... Community College and Oregon I Fd. &Sat. I I am- IO pm-'`-=-'~ I [ , ~ tats can jam m a bonsm class, mini Cffristian Church, 200 SEvidtfal performance. It is issued in'~ .... State University, majoring in busi- I ~11 am-9:301::~l | ...... 11 tin ..... leam to capture and preserve family Mond~-~2 pro-?:30 pm I Baker St. To enroll, cal..Feiton's reoum outOltha OcU UandPYa dt aa stories and explore rid dle, %bru, ness. arelnsurancelimitedSales'to 30876"9343"students. Classes copy~s,:eme~exl in the Marine's human behavior through the writ- ~ The cost is $8 per person, permanent service record, ings of Doyle, Poe, Sayers and Hunt joined the Marine Corps in October 1991. Fundraiser planned for crisis shelter The Women's Support Group for abused women and children will hold a flea market and raffle to raise funds for Henderson House Family Crisis Shelter from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 9 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 822 W 2nd, McMinnville. Table rental is $12.50 and there will be a snack bar available. For more information, call Deanie at 472-0244 on Tuesdays or Thurs- days. Most insurance companies offer reduced premiums for class attend- ance by persons older than age 55. This program is sponsored by AARP in cooperation with state agencies on aging and highway the Department of Motor and the Department of "transportation. Local sponsors are Bill Felton Insurance and Eleanor Jensen as a Community service of the Oregon ~sociation for Family and Com- munity Education. Ballston 4-H to hold rummage sale Ballston 4-H clubs will hold their ~t,nual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to Rep. Furse p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Ballston Community Hall. launches e-mail Proceeds from the sale will be I~Sed to provide scholarships for 4-H Responding to a suggestion from a southwest Portland constituent, Oregon Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse has launched her new com- puter e-mail and bulletin board system on the Internet. Furse beco- mes the first member of Congress to utilize both the e-mail and the bulletin board system on the Inter- net to communicate with her consti- tuents. Furse credits Sandy Hayden for getting her interested in the Internet system. Hayden told Furse she relies on the Internet to communicate with others. The second session is scheduled for May 8-13. Classes on contem- porary Christianity, women in Shakespeare and Oregon wildflow- ers are offered. George Fox College professors and Tilikum staff will instruct par- ticipants in each five-day session. Those interested in George Fox College's Elderhostel should call the Tilikum Retreat Center at 538- 2763 for registration information. Senior health helpers available The number of trained Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assis- tance (SHIBA) volunteers keeps growing. There are now over 140 volunteers in 18 counties across the state. SHIBA volunteers provide insur- ance information, counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiar- ies. Their services include claims filing assistance; policy compari- sons; referrals to appropriate state and federal agencies in the areas of Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare sup- plement insurance, long-term care insurance, and Medicare Health Maintenance Organizations; and printed information. For assistance or publications, call toll-free 1-800-722-4134 or to attend summer camp and 4-H activities. attends tax seminar Strawberries, Caneberrles, Currants, Gooseberries, Rhubarb and more. FLowtmm T tts Willows, Maples, Quaking Aspen, Flowering Cherry & more. T n$ PeaR, Cherries, and more. By Fred Edmonds BERGER'S NURSERY 8980 Red Prairie Rcl., Sheridan 843-3397 Tues.-Sat. 9- 5, Sunday 1 0-5, closed Monday I I I I I IIIII I I I I Im I III I II III Julie Maser Pharmacist Ringing in the Ears: What Can You Do? The medical term for ringing in the ears is "tinnitus." The ringing is thought to occur as a result of damage to the microscopic hair- like cells in the inner ear. The brain interprets this damage as one of several different sounds. The sound often is described as hissing, buzz- ing, clicking, blowing, or chirp- ing. Causes of ringing in the ears include exposure to very loud noises; physical damage such as a concussion or whiplash; teeth grinding; hyperthyroidism; ane- mia; and Meniere's disease. Medi- cines that can cause or worsen tinnitus include aspirin, quinine, and certain antibiotics. The ring- ing may be worse when one has lost sleep, is tired, smokes, drinks alcohol excessively, drinks caf- feinated beverages, or is under a lot of stress. Tinnitus can occur at any age but is more common among older people. Connie Rumley recently attended ~r~ all-day seminar in Salem. It was given by Dermic Wheeler, a from Coos Bay. The subjects were the new Federal and of Oregon changes. Rumiey is an employee of Gratia Robertson, CPA in Sheridan. =rin receives promotion I Anthony J. Mahurin, a 1992 gra- I%ate of Willamina High School, [has been promoted to the rank of [!rivate 2 in the U.S. Army under l,l~rOvisions of the Delayed Entry 370 H~l'[rgram" NE Mahurin, son of Darrell Mahurin ,~f Grand Ronde and Dorothy )Re I IMa, I ~' nurin of Sherdan, left March 16 ,ssiO~r eight weeks of basic training at a~1. Benning, Ga. reasffeedim !: g class be held ""0 f4]'he Yamhill County Breastfeed- '~a l~g Task Force, in conjunction with ts pla~ Yamhill County Special Supple- na C~ntal Food Program for Women, trow~llllt'a W :,~-., nts and Children ( IC), seeks a ass" :OOa:ltg:gne n"c ottu) ::elVOrlsU nte e r p~ , g - , . Unfortunately, by the time most people recognize the con- tinual ringing of tinnitus, damage to ear hair cells may be permanent. If damage has occurred already, there are a few things you can do. These include relaxing and getting plenty of rest, reducing alcohol consumption, quitting smoking, and drinking caffeine-free bever- ages. Some persons get relief fror~ masking devices. If, for example, the ringing is worse at bedtime, music or low-level radio static may cover the sound. HOME TOWN DRUGS 103 E. Main Street, Sheridan Phone 843-2422 Pharmacy Hours: Monday-Friday 9-6 Saturday 9 am to I pm Store Houm: 9-6 Monday-Saturday Deadline for classified ads is 5 p.m. Monday. Call 843-2312. N ! 36 E. Main Street- P.O. Box 68 - Sheridan, OR 97378 Phone (503) 843-2312 - FAX (5031 843-3830 li I I I IIIIII I I IIIII IIIIII II I III I III [ II J