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July 10, 2013

AC Fair queen contestants

Jenna Inman is the 17-year-old daughter of Greg and Jerilyn Inman. Jenna will be a senior at Moulton-Udell High School this fall. She is active in jazz band, marching band, pep band, concert band and volleyball. She is also active in the Wells Rustlers 4-H group, 4-H Youth Council, Iowa Short Course Racing and Iowa ATV Hare Scrambles Racing. Honors received include honor roll, various showmanship awards, Outstanding Senior Record Book award, 2011 Grand Champion Dairy Goat and was the Junior Class Secretary. Her hobbies are riding and racing ATV’s with her family, fishing, photography and doing community service projects. Jenna is currently employed by Candid Photography and plans to attend Indian Hills Community College after graduation with dual majors in radiology and photography.

Shelby Thamke is the 18-year-old daughter of Aaron and Marcy Thamke. Shelby is a recent graduate of Centerville High School. While in school, she was active in Student Council, FFA, National Honor Society, FCCLA and tennis. Shelby is also active in 4-H and serves on the 4-H Youth Council and 4-H Adult Committee. Honors received include top 10 percent Academic Excellence, honor roll and numerous 4-H and FFA awards. Her hobbies are hunting, fishing, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. Shelby’s future plans are to attend Northwest Missouri State University and major in animal science pre-veterinary.

Kelsey Wagner is the 17-year-old daughter of Rex and Denise Ritter and Randy Wagner. Kelsey will be a senior at Centerville High School this fall. She is active in 4-H, drama and church. Kelsey is on the honor roll and enjoys drawing and painting and spending time with her farm animals. Kelsey’s future plans are to be a mental health specialist for the Army Reserves.

Maddison Lange is the 17-year-old daughter of Tom and Kathy Lange. Maddison will be a senior at Centerville High School this fall. She is active in National Honor Society, FFA, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, World Food Prize Scholar and football cheerleading. She is also active in 4-H, 4-H Youth Council, Church Youth Group and Dance X-pressions. Honors received include All-Conference Sports, Academic All-Conference and Student of the Month. Her hobbies are dancing, reading, playing sports and showing swine. Maddison’s future plans are to attend college after graduation and pursue a career in health sciences.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

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