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’’# YourHometownNews 138 'l'iiqi"iiqnil'il'"ihUnuhru'i'h,l'Uphhq,i,l,,nip MIXED ADC 553 12/3112015 SMALLTOWN PAPERS, INC. 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584-2263 $2 Volume 69, Issue 14 Thursday May 5, 2016 Inside this week: • Cards of thanks, page 2. • Kimball Clean-up Day is May 7; what's acceptable and what's not is on page 2. • OBITUARIES, page 4: Alvina "Mtunzy" Berscheid, 93; Clifford Dahl, 85; Margaret "Marge" Gruenes, 67; Adam Schlangen, 37; Robert Allen Weber memorial gathering. • Senior dining, page 5. • Express rout Hawks for second win, page 6. • Business profile: Kimball Golf Club, page 6. • Watkins summer swim lessons sign-up, page 7. • Kimball banners go up, page 7. • Kimball Lions shelter gets a facelift, page 7. • Kimball R&G hosts 5-team trap tourney, page 8. • Schreiner takes first in KOC state flee-throw contest, page 8. • Express present bat to KAHS baseball team, page 10. • EV-W and Kimball FFA teams compete at State con- vention, pages 10-11. • Kimball School of Fish, page 9. • May Day baskets at Hilltop, page 11. • Tips on purchasing plants, page 13. • Catch and release prop- erly; introduce a kid to fishin page 13. "In Brief" is on page 20. Kimball Area High School held its Prom Saturday evening, May 30, at the high school. Above, KAHS seniors gathered at Munsinger Gardens in St. Cloud for photos before Prom. There are more photos from Grand March in our photo gallery at, and on the photographer's Facebook page. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. (Eden Valley-Watkins' Prom was a week earlier, May 23.) After many long weeks of preparation, the Eden Valley-Watkins spring musical "Grease" was performed for appreciative audiences totalling right about 1,000 (not counting the in-school performance). Performers were mostly students along with adults from local communities. Vicki Meyer directed the musical, with Brooke Geislinger student director, Kris Latcham vocal director, and Halley Bzdok choreographer. The famed roles of Danny and Sandy were played by Jack Bates and Vanessa Aho (center above). Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. Index Church & Obituaries ....... 4 Local Schools .......... 8-12 Legals, Government .... 14-17 Business Directories ...14-15 Crime Blotters ........... 15 Calendar ................ 18 Classifieds .............. 19 Newsstand ByIean Doran Matua, Editor in every single performance in her Kenickie (Dylan Butterfass)There also were a couple dozen "Grease" is a musical set in a six yearsatEV-WHS.) Sonny(MitchellHurrle) students and another couple 1950s high school, Rydell High. Because the next musical per- Roger (George Lemke) dozen in the young chorus, as well It's been performed on stage for formartce willbe in three years, this Vince Fontane (Jordan Stan-as more than a dozen stage crew. decades, and was made popular as was the last performance in musi- wick) This production (which is a movie starring John Travolta and cal theater for many of the other Cha Cha (Hedda Uden) rather costly, mostly because of Olivia Newton John. students in the cast. (There will, of Eugene (Jake Manske) royalties) was made possible by It's a fun play to perform, and course, continue to be non-musical Johnny Casino (Mitchell Hur- donations large and small from that was evident in EV-W's perfor- drama at EV-W, of course.) rle) many in the communities around mances this past week. The primary castmembers Patty Simeox (Kaitlyn Gruber) Eden Valley-Watkins Schools. Director Vicki Meyer said included: Teen Angel (Bob Latcham) Following each performance, "Grease" was selected for this Danny (Jack Bates) Pink Ladies: Dyani Acosta, there was a reception for the many year's musical production because Sandy (Vanessa Aho) Ashley DeJuliannie, Jada Jesberg, actors and participants and their it's a favorite musical of so many. Rizzo (Jasmine Miller) and Sydney Ruhland friends and family. There were so For the high school seniors in Frenchy (Eryn Eken) Miss Lynch (Trish Ludwig) many after Friday night's perfor- the cast of 80-plus, this was their Marty (Heidi Geislinger) Blanche (Darla Kerzman) mance, they moved into the John- last high school performance.Jan (Emma Roy) Teachers (Kris Desm, Cassy son-Peterson gym. The crowd was (Senior Heidi Geislinger has been Doody (Carter Geislinger)Lahr, and Julia Liebl) wild for "Grease" at EV-W.