BRIEFLY: LMS plans honor roll assemblies this week

Written by Observer staff April 14, 2014 01:09 pm

LMS plans honor roll assemblies this week

La Grande Middle School third quarter honor roll assemblies will take place Wednesday through Friday.

The sixth grade assembly will be at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday in the LMS gym.

Seventh and eighth grade students of advisory teachers Fritz, Kretschmer, Becker, Carson, Bushman, Foggia and Schow will have an assembly at 8:25 a.m. Thursday in the LMS gym.

Seventh and eighth grade students of advisory teachers Benson, Wagner, Carmichael, Nickerson, McIlmoil, Thomas, Patrick and Balnicky will have an assembly at 8:25 a.m. Friday in the LMS gym.

City accepts requests for right-of-way trees

The City of La Grande is accepting requests for trees to be planted in city right-of-ways (near the street).

The Urban Forestry Division will provide guidelines for choosing a tree suitable for the planting space. Trees are high quality and a minimum of 15-gallon or 1¼-inch caliper. The cost of the trees is shared by the city and the homeowner. A homeowner’s cost is $30 per tree. Trees will be available for planting this month. Homeowners may plant the tree themselves, or they may sign up for volunteers to do the planting. 

For more information, contact the Urban Forestry Division at 541-962-1352, ext. 204, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cove senior exercise class begins soon 

COVE — The Cove Senior Exercise class will resume with a five-week, 10-class session Tuesday and continue to May 15. The class meets from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Cove Baptist Church on Main Street. All adults are welcome. Cost is $30 a full session or $4 per class for drop-ins.

Deputies to teach gun class April 26 

The Union County Sheriff’s Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Class April 26, starting at 8 a.m. The class will be held at the Union County Sheriff’s Office, 1109 K
Ave.

The cost of the class is $50. Pre-registration is required. 

For more information and to register for the class, contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 541-963-1017.

‘Bee Friendly’ planning set tonight

The community can help with planning of the Oregon Rural Action ‘Bee Friendly Campaign” from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. tonight at 1119 Washington Ave. and participate this spring at the La Grande Farmers Market. For more information, contact Thomas at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Library collects yard sale donations

UNION — The Friends of the Union Carnegie Public Library is collecting donations for a Spring Yard Sale set tentatively for May 10.

The group welcomes donations of good used items but no clothes. Donations of books are also sought for the group’s annual book sale in August. Leave donations at The Kintkabob in Union or call 541-562-5807 to arrange for pick up. 

American Red Cross Blood Drive set 

ENTERPRISE — An American Red Cross Blood Drive will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise. To set an appointment or for more information, call Cindi Aschbrenner at 541-263-0101.

Imbler School Board meets Tuesday 

IMBLER — The Imbler School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 1 of the high school. The public is welcome to attend open sessions.

Class of 1945 looking for 1944, 1946

The La Grande High School Class of 1945 is looking for graduates from the classes of 1944 and 1946 to see if they would like to share a three-class reunion in 
November. Those interested can call 541-963-3838.