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January 2nd, 2013

Solon Spotlight can drive fundraiser Jan. 5

SOLON– Solon Spotlight is hosting a can drive fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Please drop off your empty cans and bottles at the Solon Fire Station anytime that day from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. If you would like pick up of your containers, please call 319-310-7031.
Solon Spotlight annually provides over $10,000 in support to cover the costs of things such as fees for band and choir competitions, accompanist fees, instrument and technology upgrades, performing arts scholarships and more.

Senior Advocates announce trip to Circa 21

SOLON– “Lonesome Road,” the musical tribute to the late Hank Williams, will be playing at the Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island and the Senior Advocates are planning a trip, Wednesday, Jan. 16, not just for seniors, but anyone who would enjoy memories of this country music icon. Ticket price is $40. Additional donations will be applied to fuel charges and support for the Old Gold Senior Dining site manager’s position. Call 319-624-2710 to register or sign up at Old Gold Dining.

Garbage pickup delayed one day for holidays

SOLON– Garbage pick-up will run one day late for the New Year’s holiday, with pick-up on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Hawk Talk

2012 year in review

2012 is gone and we’ll take a look back at the basketball, wrestling and football seasons.

Vernon Smith

Vernon E. Smith, 81, of Solon, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Mercy Iowa City. Funeral Mass was held Dec. 24 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Burial was at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors provided by the Solon American Legion.

William Sibley

William “Bill” Sibley, 60, of North Liberty, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The funeral service was at Oak Hill Funeral Home in Coralville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Joseph Pettit

Joseph Dewayne Pettit, 69, of rural Iowa City, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
Memorial services were held Dec. 27 at the American Legion Post #17 in Iowa City; Military honors were provided. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Joseph’s memory to Iowa City Hospice, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, or Operation Once in a Lifetime at P.O. Box 797052, Dallas, TX 75379 or on the web at onceinalifetime.com. Online condolences may be sent to his family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Terry Meder

Terry Lynn Meder, 65, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, after a valiant fight with cancer, surrounded by his family at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City.

Arling Langhurst

Arling K. Langhurst, 92, of North Liberty, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in his home with his family at his side. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arling was born July 25, 1920, in Cedar Rapids, to Fred and Eva (Chalupsky) Langhurst.
Survivors include his sons, Gary (Marilyn), Val (June) and Matt (Gail); and daughter, Connie (Gary) Tisl; grandchildren, Paul, Kristi, Regina, Andrea, Jay, Vanessa, Zowi, Max and Allison; and many great-grandchildren.