Monday, March 29


Wes Andelin was the high bidder at $28,000. There was one other bidder from Emmett.
The auction was attended by several local residents to observe the real estate auction process. Congrats to Wes!

Sunday, March 21


For those of you that were unable to attend last night's meeting and pot luck here is a recap.

The potluck was terrific, lots of salads, casseroles and desserts. Everyone was well fed before the meeting started. The meeting was brought to order by Harry. Both Harry and Judi were re-elected to the board as their terms were up this year. Bill's term is up next year with Denny's up in 2012. The Hall restoration was discussed, money left over from the grant and the work that is left to do, floors and wainscoting and sealing the cement patio. With the park drying out, the work will start, sprinkler system and fill dirt to level it out. A good portion of the time was spent discussing the dire need for church siding. As we all know, the south side of the church is in bad shape and something has to be done soon. Bill and Gloria had names of different siding companies that could do the work. Gloria is checking if there are any grants available, however, that process is long and the work should be done this year. Money, of course, is an issue, so if you could possibly help, donations for the new siding would be greatly appreciated. We really want to save our church. It's lasted 100 years, in order for it to last another 100 we have to take care of it. Checks can be made payable to: Ola Community Church Restoration and given to Judi. Thank you so very much!!!

*****SCIENCE FAIR*****

A beautiful exhibit by Norma Hyde's class.

Interested spectators!

Lily Heiple and Moises Chavez, proudly displaying their exhibits.

Tuesday, March 16

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Thursday, March 11

*******GREAT MEETING*******

On Tuesday night the BLM gave a very interesting training workshop on fighting wildfires. The training meeting was well attended by both Sweet and Ola volunteer firefighters. Every year we cross our fingers that we won't have to use this training but it will sure benefit all of us when the time comes. Many thanks to the BLM crew for sharing your knowledge with us and thanks to the volunteers from Gem County District #2 for attending Tuesday's training.

Dennis Weaver
Assistant Chief
Ola Fire Station

Thursday, March 4


Jim and Bobbi would like to thank everyone for the cards and phone calls after Jim's accident. Your thoughtfulness and concern is greatly appreciated. Thanks again!

Monday, March 1


If you have any questions,, Dave Poole, Charlie, Butch, Harry and Russ were at the meeting today. Give anyone of them a call to find out what was discussed. Please take the time and voice your opinion.