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Subject:  From The Wilson's Creek/Yarrow Leader Date:  7/25/2010  2:01 AM
Author:  MichaelRead Number:  8403 of 8418

From The Wilson’s Creek/Yarrow Leader.

A plain brown horse with a hare lip was found on Willis Street this morning. SPCA says it will be hard to find the owner since it has no distinguishing marks.

A ten-year old Wilson’s Creek boy was found guilty of stealing two 144-count boxes of condoms from Yarrow’s Drug Store. This is too gross.

Two 38DD bras were stolen from Yarrow’s Ladies’ Wear at 10:00 am; Lucy ‘Chesty’ Watkins was arrested as the only suspect at 10:15.

Lost: three legged deaf Dalmatian with mange, no teeth and missing one eye: answers to the name ‘Lucky’.

Sylvia Potter and Sidney Walsh of Yarrow married last week after her changing her name to ‘Wants It’ and him to ‘All The time’ because both wanted to have their wedding recognized by Jay Leno.

Clive Barker, now Clara Barker, wishes it to be known that ‘Barker’s Automotive and Lawnmower Repair’ on Willis Street will now be known as ‘Clara’s Vroom-Vroom and Put-Put’. Hours are unchanged.

Lost: small cat with a horrible disposition. No reward offered.

A Yarrow man’s alibi of finding a Genii in a bottle granting a wish to be in Yarrow’s Drugs at three in the morning was discounted by local police.

Two Wilson’s Creek men were fined in Yarrow court for the illicit production of alcohol and their product confiscated. In announcing the decision Judge James Dawson also announced the bar at the next judicial meeting will not be cash but first come first served.

Errata: The car found abandoned on Willis Street and reported as a 1953 Hudson was in fact a 1953 Willis found on Hudson Avenue. The Leader regrets the error.

Maureen McKinney of Wilson’s Creek Church of The Redeemer will sing selections from Puccini’s Tosca on Sunday at the Eventide Service. There will be a collection to pay for her singing lessons.

Wallet found on Davis Drive containing pornographic material can be viewed at Yarrow Police headquarters.

Marg Fenwick of the group Reduce The Carbon Footprint will officiate at the organization’s annual Pig Roast this coming Saturday. White Lumber has already donated 1,000 board-feet of split logs to the event.

Due to insufficient funds, the seminar on increasing wealth by Roger Halter will not take place as reported in The Leader in the last issue. However, his lecture on ‘Dumpster Diving’ will go ahead as planned this coming Monday (weather permitting).

The manager of Yarrow’s Bijou Theater wishes it to be known the costs of refurbishing the screen of the theater following the rerun showing of Waterworld exceeded receipts paid.

Twenty-seven year-old Irene Templeton of Yarrow has passed her tests as a qualified forklift operator on her 34th examination. Proud parents, George and Judith, will hold a celebratory potluck at their house on Duncan Boulevard this coming Saturday evening.

Wilson’s Creek mayor Stan Hurley will address council on the new bike path replacing Willis Avenue in the council’s next session. Following this will be a move by Willis Avenue residents to replace Mayor Hurley.

Errata: In the report on tenor Mitch Grant noting his performance as ‘well hung’ should have read ‘well sung’. The Leader regrets the error.

Sanitary Engineer Mike Peebles says the new sewage control facility in Wilson’s Creek is a marvel to behold and he believes the tourist draw will make the over-budget costs of the facility ‘revenue neutral’. Peebles, a graduate of Yarrow High, says that if marketed properly the facility is a ‘high water mark’ that can be appreciated by out-of-state visitors.

Noted actor William Shatner will appear at the Convocation Center singing covers of popular songs. Free tickets at Yarrow’s Drug Store.

The supposed ‘dead dog’ at the corner of Willis Avenue and Duncan Boulevard was in fact living. The animal had been told to ‘play dead’ and the command to do something else was not given as the owner’s children ran off to play with their Frisbees in Be