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Indian Valley Record Wednesday, June 12, 2013 3A Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer shawthorne@plumasnews.coni The 1800s are coming alive in Taylorsville on June 15, starting with a country-style breakfast and ending the day with a sprung-floor street dance. Taylorsville Pioneer Days activities begin at 8 a.m. with a biscuits and gravy breakfast, hosted by the Indian Valley Fire and Rescue Department in the Fire Hallon Nelson Street. Proceeds collected for the breakfast go to supporting the fire department. Dressed in Western attire, the owner of Quincy Stables, Terry Howard, will be leading the parade with his horse-drawn wagon, starting at 10 a.m. Ten horses and their riders from the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club will follow. Traveling between the Grange Hall and the Indian Valley Museum, the parade will march on to the beat of live country music, kicking off the activities for the day. A section of Nelson Street will be closed offbetween Young's Market and the Taylorsville Tavern. The Taylorsville Community Methodist Church will be hosting a quilt show at Dottle McDowell's home, across from the Taylorsville Tavern. The Indian Valley 4-H Club will also be displaying quilts. Prize giveaway tickets will be sold for a chance to win one of the quilts on display. The drawing will be held during the church's October Fall Festival. There will also be a live hand quilting demonstration. The Taylorsville Grange Hall will be providing food and music all day starting at 10 a.m. Several nonprofit organizations will also be set up to sell food and drinks throughout the day. The Greenville Community Methodist Church will be selling ice cream. The Roundhouse Council will have a bake sale. The Indian Valley 4-H Club will be selling products made from fresh goat milk, including fudge, lotions, cheese and other products. Wolf Creek 4-H Club will be selling plants, herbs and garden flowers. At least 40 different vendors and food booths will be set up during the event. Information booths will also be set up, including for Sierra Institute, Plumas Court Appointed Special Advocates, Plumas County Sherriffs Office and Mount Hough Ranger District. The Taylorsville Pool will be opening for the first time this season, between 1 and 5 p.m. Members from the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District pool committee will be selling $1 admission tickets, along with lemonade and baked goods. Proceeds go to support the operation of the pool. The Indian Valley Christian Fellowship will have a children's area at Clay Park, next to the pool. All activities are offered at no cost, including a bounce house, face painting, crafts, popcorn and snow cones. Representatives from the Seymour Smith Memorial Run and Walk will be selling tickets for chances to win prizes. All proceeds will go to the annual scholarship fund. Representatives will also be accepting registration for the event. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Indian Valley Museum will be presenting a looping audio presentation about the diary of Ruth Taylor, the founder of Taylorsville. Three different local music groups will be performing live, starting at 10 a.m. and lasting until the event ends at 12:30 acramen man rowns a UC A 28-year-old Sacramento County sheriff. Campground when he Plumas County Search and man died Saturday afternoon The sheriffs office was disappeared. Rescue, the U.S. Forest Service in a drowning accident atnotified about 4:39 p:m. that "Several agencies responded and Enloe FlightCare. Bucks Lake. Ramirez was reported missing, to the call, including personnel A Plumas County boat patrol Nathan Randolph Ramirez He was about 100 yards from from the sheriffs office, Bucks located Ramirez and was pronounced dead at 5:33 shore at the Bucks Lake 4H Lake fire, Meadow Valley fire, performed CPR. 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"I wouldn't does not have enough revenue aggressively on thinning, the have put the board at risk," he to appropriately respond need to create value of the said. without depleting its budget woody biomass fuels is Supervisor LoriSimpson said and potentially impacting imperative if we as a county are that a lot of groups are working general law enforcement duties, going to protect our . biomass arid cogeneration, While the supervisors readily communities, create jobs, and including the Sierra Institute in agreed that the communications protect our valuable natural Taylorsville. equipment and the need to fund resources." Supervisor Kennedy said that search and rescue were Meacher relied on Category 1 he agreed with Meacher that necessary, they worried about phrasing for his request, there was a need for someone to the word "reimburse" used in highlighting the "assistance attack the issue, but he said he the Category II description of with implementing" and "the thought Title III funds were a allowable expenses, protection of people andstretch. "The decision before us is the property from wildfires ..... I don't think we can move amount of risk that we're verbiage, forward to fund that job with willing to take," Supervisor "I absolutely agree with what this funding," Kennedy said. Sherrie Thrall said, since the you want to do," Supervisor The other supervisors agreed, funding Canalia requested is Sherrie Thrall said, "but I but said they were still slated for future expenditures absolutely disagree that it's interested in the concept. and not reimbursing an expense Title III. You're taking a part of that was already made. "Is it a jailable offense?" Supervisor Jon Kennedy asked. "Probably not if you return the money," County Counsel Craig Settlemire responded. "I am probably willingto take this risK" Thrall said before making a motion to approve the $135,000 request for communications equipment. Her fellow supervisors unanimously voted with her on that request as well as the search and rescue request for $25,000. Request denied Former Supervisor Robert Meacher requested $60,000 to fund his work as a coordinator for biomass efforts at a rate of $30,000 annually for two years. "There are several efforts in Plumas County currently working on developing woody renewable cogeneration power plant(s) for disposal of hazardous fuel thinnings. To AFFORDABLE COVERAGE ! 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Supervisor Simpson, who earlier talked about the efforts of our state and congressional leaders to carry the message, said, "It's being pushed by the Quincy Library Group, but nobody is listening in the Forest Service." a.m. June 16. Street dancing will begin at 8:30 p.m. on the Taylorsville Grange "spring-loaded" dance floor. The Taylorsville Tavern is hosting its secondannual Rib Cook-Off starting at 8:30 a.m. It will also be hosting a horseshoe tournament and a prize giveaway, with all proceeds going to support future Pioneer Days. Applications to participate in the cook-off can be obtained at the tavern, or by calling 284-9985. A historical tour of Taylorsville will be available via free wagon rides. Included in the tour is a walk through one of Only two remaining one-room schoolhouses in California. Dressed in old-fashioned clothing, an informal group from Reno will be performing Victorian re-enactments throughout the day. 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