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8A-W~-Jnesday, April 9, 2003 Serving the MonDak area since 1908 Sidney e Remember V.I.P. Nicht - Thurs., Agril 10 6 to 8 ).m. BY PASTOR PAUL TUREK Faith Alliance Church Sontething has got to be done to curb the underage drinking in eastern Montana. The talk is all about making stiffer penalties for those who are caught and to make the par- eats attend alcohol awareqess classes with their children who are caught in possession of alco- hol or drugs. This all sounds good and is needed if we are to see less not more underage drinking in our community. Even as underage drinking is the Ibcus of current lawmakers, we must take a look at the adults who enable our young peol~le to drink alcohol. Our laws are very clear in the state of Montana; no one under the age of 21 can purchase alco- Ilol. No identification that you are older than 21, no beer! Sounds like a pretty easy way to curb underage drinking doesn't it'? The problem is not with the law, the problem is with the adults! As adults, we have twist- ed logic when it comes to this sort of thing. We rationalize the chil- dren are going to drink anyway, so we might as well make it easi- er for them. We follow this same logic when it comes to premarital sex; they are going to do it, we might as well make it safe for them. Funny, I have yet to hear any adults saying this same thing regarding other drugs like cocaine or meth. If the children are going to do these drugs, why not make it easier for them to obtain them? At least this way, we would know when or where The problem is not with the law, the problem is with the adults! As adults, we have twisted logic when it comes to this sort of thing. they are getting loaded! As adults we also need to think about the examples we are set- ting for our young people. Do you think we may be sending a mixed message when we tell our children not to drink on the one hand, but then on the other hand have fund-raising events for local sports teams where the sale of alcohol is condoned? Maybe the real issue for the adults is the fact we have a diffi- Culbertson JMG Club Presents ...... TALENT SHOW Saturday, April 12, 7 p.m. MST Culbertson Armory * Culbertson, Montana Performances must be limited to 5 minutes. All entries will be accepted on or before April 10. Vocal, Instrumental, Ztp Sync, Dance, Storytelling, Drama with a 3-card purchase *While supplies last. ,II 102 N Central Ave., Sidney 488-1201 April 4-19 only up to selected in-stock & discontinued styles Featuring... STYLE Description: Copper Caprice, Roper Toe Upper: 8" Copper Caprice Outsole: Polyurethane, 90 Heel Sale Price $119.95 Body CushionInsole Insert for mazimum shock absorption and arch suppo~ Orthotic Texon~/Poron insole provides stability, comfort and an excellent energy return rate. Polyurethane outsole - oil, heat and slip ~ reg. $138.95 1555 s. central across from McDonalds 433-3025 cult time telling our children not to do something we do. lrs the old, "do as I say, not as I do" mentality. Regardless of our age or social standing, there will come a day when we have to give an account of our lives before the Lord. Everything we have ever said or done or even thought will be brought before the Lord and will be judged by Him. One day Jesus said to His dis- ciples, "There will always be temptations to sin, but how terri- ble it will be for the person who does the tempting. It would be better to be thrown into the sea with a large millstone tied around the neck than to face the punishment that is in store for harming ONE OF THESE LIT- TLE ONES." (Luke 17:1-2) We know there are lifelong consequences when people become addicted to alcohol. The younger .you start, the higher addiction rate and the more neg- ative affects upon that person and that community. Something has got to be done to curb underage drinking in eastern Montana. Let"s begin with the" adults who purchase and provide alcohol to our young people. Grow up. Be an adult who really cares about the future of the next generation. Stop harming our children by providing them with alcohol! )i ................ ff ........ ii ~i~i!~i~ " ~:~i~i Five generations of first-born daughters gather together to introduce Hansen-Lantz to her great-great-grandmother Mildred Gunderson. En event are, front from left, mother Amy Hansen with baby Madisyn and Mildred Gunderson; back, grandmother Pam Hansen and Sharon McMillen. Local church holds seminar According to the Apostle Paul, the truth of Christianity and the hope of humanity rise and fall on one question which is asked by seekers, skeptics and even believers: Did the resurrection of Jesus really happen? In a challenging seminar designed for those who ask this question and for those who would like to answer it with assurance, the public is invited to Faith Alliance Church in Sid- ney on Sunday at 6 p.m. This seminar is live via satel- lite and will cover common chal- lenges to the resurrection from religious and secular skeptics, the historical evidence that sup- ports the claim of Christianity, and the life-changing implica- tions of the resurrection of Jesus. For more information call Faith Alliance Church at 433- 1112 or e-mail at fac@midrivers.com. Kassidee Kilsdonk and Colin Rose Kilsdonk-Rose Rod and Lisa Kilsdonk are pleased to announce the engage- meat of their daughter, Kas- sidee, to Colin Rose, son of Lyn Morton. Both the bride and groom are employed in Big Sky. The wedding will take place. at the Sidney Assembly of God Church on May, 3. emorial Williston monument is the only locally owned and operated Memorial Business in Western North Dakota. All lettenng and designing are done locally. Williston Monument will not be undersold for a comparable memorial. tument 402 West 26th St. Wllliston, ND 58801 1-701-572-3849 or 1-800-286-3849 Owned and Operated - Dean & Dale Johnson 433-2295 Engagements Hendrickson-Hatter Doug and Cindy Hecker, Sid- ney, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Ann Hendrickson to Larry David Hatter, son of Crystal and Dave Hatter, Sid- ney. A May 17, wedding is planned in Sidney. recl Larry Hatter Stephanie BY TED SlMONSON Columnist There is something wonderful about an orchestra. If the flutist, for example, doesn't have a part in the first pages of the symphony, he does- n't sit and sulk, staring around resentfully at the other players blending their har- monies. He waits, and there on page 18, he sees his part com- ing up. He wets his lips. He Ted Simonson takes a Columnist d e e p breath,and just at the right moment, there is heard in the concert hall a sweet and beautiful phrase exactly planned for that part of the com- position. Much has been written about the will o(God. But I believe my part in His great work is like that of this solitary instrumentalist. Am l content to play only the part assigned to me? Am I envi- ous of the bassoons, the drums or the trumpets? Do I under- !.80 Reg. Combo $4.25 Reg. Combo $4.75 Drive up now open until 10 p.m. Mon. - Sat. stand that I am out them and plete without me? Can I wait with the place score? Do I conductor so that contribution not too early, not right on time, one small but the great voice that i Will we exacting beautiful mus made tra? This symphony day of your are dis coupe, but the ruffled. He repeats 1 moves on, turning and the next, majestic swee we submit to the pline so that be made It may place, on page 18, of the flute to be symphony, but it faithfully and on flutist is satisfied. And the the darkened glistening eyes on is satisfied too. Tom Johnson Tom Johnson Brandon Ligon Steve Hochhalter Bruce Beiswanger Casino 9OO (behind Mon.-Sat. 10 Sun, 11 a.rn. to :i