TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Sherman County School District Basketball Schedule Updated
- Sherman Jr. High School Basketball Schedule, Updated
- There’s a Cow in my Marshmallow?
- Frontline: Netanyahu at War
- Sherman County Fair Board Meeting, Jan. 7
“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States.” —Noah Webster, 1787
1.Sherman County School District Basketball Schedule Updates
Dufur has cancelled the 5/6 & 7/8 grade Boys and Girls Basketball Games that were scheduled for today at 4:00pm and 5:00pm at the elementary school. The games have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, January. 6, at the same times (4:00 & 5:00pm).
The Jan. 25th game in Arlington will now be played in two gyms. Therefore the 5/6 girls will play in the Elementary gym @ 4:00, 5/6 boys in the HS gym @ 3:00, 7/8 girls in the Elementary gym @ 3:00 and the 7/8 boys in the HS gym @ 4:00.
Bill Blevins, Principal | Athletic Director Sherman Jr./Sr. High School
2. Sherman Jr. High School Basketball – Updated
Recent Changes: Cancelled Games
5/6 Girls Coach: Talese Slay 5/6 Boys Coach: Tom Martin
7/8 Girls Coach: Britney Macnab 7/8 Boys Coach: Tracy Fields
Principal/AD: Bill Blevins Superintendent: Wes Owens
|DATE||DAY||OPPONENT||SITE||5/6 GIRLS||5/6 BOYS||7/8 GIRLS||7/8 BOYS||BUS DEPARTURE TIME||CLASS DISMISSAL TIME|
|Dec. 1||Tues.||St. Mary’s||St. Mary’s||No Game||3:30||No Game||4:30||1:30 SES
|Dec. 7||Mon.||Arlington||Sherman Elem.||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00|
|Dec. 12||Sat.||‘A’ Tourney||Dufur||No Game||No Game||10:00||10:00||8:15 from SJSHS
8:25 from Wasco
8:35 from Biggs
|Dec. 15||Tues.||Lyle/Wishram||Lyle||No Game||No Game||5:00||4:00||2:30 SJSHS||2:20|
|Jan. 4||Mon.||St. Mary’s||Sherman Elem.||No Game||4:00||No Game||5:00|
|Jan. 5||Tues.||Dufur||Sherman Elem.||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00|
|Jan. 6||Tues.||Dufur||Sherman Elem.||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00|
|Jan. 11||Mon.||Horizon||Hood River||Cancelled||Cancelled||No Game||Cancelled||1:30 SES
|Jan. 13||Wed.||Condon||Sherman Elem.||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00|
|Jan. 14||Thurs.||South Wasco||Sherman Elem.||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00|
|Jan. 19||Tues.||St. Mary’s||Sherman Elem.||No Game||4:00||No Game||5:00|
|Jan. 28||Thurs.||Dufur||Dufur||5:00||4:00||4:00||5:00||1:45 SES
|Feb. 1||Mon.||Horizon||Sherman Elem.||Cancelled||Cancelled||No Game||Cancelled|
|Feb. 4||Fri.||South Wasco||Maupin||3:00||4:00||5:00||6:00||1:15 SJSHS
|Feb. 13||Sat.||Condon||Condon||10:00||11:00||12:00||1:00||8:15 SJSHS|
3. Sherman County Fair Board Meeting, Jan. 7
Sherman County Fair Board’s regular monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, January 7th, and will now meet at 5:15!! Please note special new meeting time. Meeting will be held at the OSU Extension office in Moro.
- Meeting Special Agenda
- Minutes of December 2015 meeting
- 2016 theme final selection
- Board vacancy, letter of interest
- 2016 OFA Convention
- 2016 royalty report
- house rental update
4. There’s a Cow in My Marshmallow?
- Meet Your Rancher
- Beef Lifecycle
Myth: Cattle are only used for meat and the rest of the body is wasted after slaughter.
The Facts: Cattle provide us with more than just meat, they also provide many other by-products you use every day. A by-product is a secondary item that is produced in addition to the principal product.
Cattle provide us with much more than meat.
Did you know that there are hundreds of uses for cattle by-products? It’s true – cattle provide us with some of the most essential items in our day-to-day lives. By-products are used in all types of mechanical and chemical items to aid in our daily activities. Do you own a car, take a bus or ride a bike? If so, you’re utilizing by-products in the tires on your vehicle and the asphalt on the road. Even items that may seem trivial, such as dyes, inks, adhesives and plastics are derived from cattle by-products.
Here are a few more fascinating ways in which cattle by-products touch our lives:
- Cattle organs and glands are used in the production of medicine, insulation, antifreeze, shampoos/conditioners and instrument strings.
- Photo film, vitamin capsules, charcoal and glass are all derived from bones and horns of cattle.
- Inedible beef fat provides us with airplane lubricants, hydraulic brake fluid, biodiesel and medicines.
- Many foods, other than beef, use the products of slaughter – marshmallows, ice cream, chewing gum and some candies are made from by-products of cattle.
- Hides from cattle are tanned into leather becoming shoes, purses and wallets.
The facts are we depend on cattle for nutritious beef and their supply of resources to be part of our day-to-day lives. For more examples of cattle by-products view DairyMax.org [PDF].
After learning about the innumerable ways in which cattle help us live our lives, you’ll likely never look at a cow the same way again.
5. Frontline: Netanyahu at War
Local Station: KOP
Netanyahu at War
An examination of the clash between Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama. Included: Netanyahu’s rise to power; and his disagreement with the president over how to handle Iran and its nuclear program.
Tuesday, January 059:00 PM PTOPB HDTV120 min
Tuesday, January 059:00 PM PTOPB120 min
Thursday, January 072:00 AM PTOPB HDTV120 min
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Property Rights, Regulatory Takings, and Environmental Protection
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Competitive Enterprise Institute https://cei.org/about-cei
Big Think http://bigthink.com/
Info Wars http://www.infowars.com/news/