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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 5A James Wilson Staff Writer jwilson@plumasnews.com "It turned over," said Quincy High School's auto shop teacher Randy Kelsch, proudly referring to the advanced auto class's project car. "I'm not sure if it can run yet, but it turned over." The seventh-period class received a 1922 Studebaker from the Plumas County Museum last school year, with the hopes of getting the classic car running. The plan is to restore the car so it can be used as a show car in parades. So far, the task has proven to be more difficult than the class originally anticipated. Last year, the projected date of completion was June 2014. Last week, Kelsch projected a more reasonable date of June 2015. One of the problems the class faced this past year was a lack of available parts. Currently, Kelsch is in talks with a junkyard in Kansas that may have the parts QHS' students need to complete the restoration. In the meantime, the students in the class have gained skills they can apply in the workplace, along with FACILITY, from page 1A and didn't include a jail. "There has been no discussion about the need for a new sheriff's office. It has never been mentioned," Thrall said. "We need a jail." She said the county would have to go millions of dollars in debt to pay for its share of a joint office --and then have to come up with another $20 million to $30 million for a jail. "The county doesn't have that kind of money," Thrall said. The county's decision to II Q, from page 1A Free screening of "Web," 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Presented by FOCUS Film Festival, various Feather River College groups. Panel discussion follows. Open to all. Saturday: Plumas CASA orientation/informational meeting, 591 W. Main St. Prospective volunteers learn more about court-appointed special advocate program. For information: 283-2227. Friday: Free drive-thru flu clinic, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Enter Fairground Road, exit Lee Road. In inclement weather moves inside one of fairgrounds buildings. Sunday: Hoop Shoot contest, 10 a.m., Feather River College multipurpose room (gym). Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884 hosts national contest for boys, girls 8 - 13. Free; winners advance to next level. For information: elk's.org/hoopshoot; Dude McMaster, 283-0670 before 8 p.m. Pet Costume Contest, 4:30 p.m., Dame Shirley Plaza. American Valley 4-H dairy goat project kids organize, judge contest open to all pet species in conjunction with downtown trick or treat. Prizes, awards; all pets must be under owners' control. Tuesday and Wednesday: "The Fatal Fifties Affair." 6 p.m. cocktails, appetizers, entertainment at West End Theatre; 7:,30 p.m. dinner and show at Moon's Restaurant. Rockin' Halloween Bash, 9 Feather River College p.m. - 1 a.m., Plumas Club at Foundation presents murder 443 Main St. Live music by mystery dinner theatre. From left, Quincy High School Principal Sue Segura, auto shop teacher Randy Kelsch and local The Pinelli Band, costume Costume prizes. Tickets $40, mechanic John Prinvale show off the advanced auto shop class's pet project -- a 1922 contest, pumpkin pie shots, available at Carey Candy Co., Studebaker. The Plumas County Museum donated the car to the auto shop class last year to fix drink specials, prizes. NoMoon's. For information: it up. Kelsch reported the restoration is progressing. Photo by James Wilson cover charge; must be 21 or 283-9900. over. For information: having an unforgettable forcing these kids to learnwheels, leather brake straps 283-4094. Wednesday, Nov. 5: experience, how to think." and a hand crank. Anniversary celebration, noon "There's not many in the The engine is simple "We're doing what we can Halloween Night, 9 p.m., - 1 p.m., American Valley world who get to work on a compared to modern engines,--just waiting on parts right Main Street Sports Bar andToastmasters Club at Plumas car like this," said John allowing students to easilynow," said Kelsch. "Hopefully Lounge at 395 Main St. DJ Bank Loan Administration Prinvale, a local mechanic identify each part. Other we!ll have this fixed up soon Vangloryous starts 9:30. Building at 32 Central Ave. helping QHS' students with unique features of the old enough so the kids can get to Costume contest, both barsOpen house, light the project. "This project is Studebaker include wooden drive this around:" open, drink specials; costume refreshments, presentation by prizes for scariest, most Katie Bagby. Free, open to creative, best couple. Forpublic. For information: information: 283-9788. 283-0317. possibly the fire department, think outside the box." with the sheriff. I like him The CHP was already in She said she plans to tour and I think he is doing a the process of Securing a the current jail site with him great job," Thrall said. 6-acre site at 1097 Lee Road to soon to explore the "We go through the budget build its own new office, less-costly option of building process every year and it can Farrow said he came to a somewhat prefabricated get bloody," Thrall said. "The Plumas County to meet with jail. sheriffs job is to get the most the sheriff after he learned Thrall said reports aboutthat he can for his people in the county were the sheriff and supervisors department. Our upset that the state wasn't not getting along have been (supervisors') job is to considering a joint facility, exaggerated, at least as far as manage the county. I don't Farrow told the sheriff he she is concerned, want to put the county in wouldn't move forward with "I don't have a problem debt." a new CHP office until state and county officials had a chance to meet and discuss the details. "I won't buy (property for a new CHP office) until we not pursue the collaboration have this meeting," Farrow came three weeks after.: told Hagwood. "That will be Commissioner Farrow met- my cblmmi enL to you,': ( with Sheriff Hagwood in Thrall said that because ..... Quincy to discuss the the county couldn't sheriff's idea for a joint realistically afford the campus, collaboration, the The sheriff was pushing supervisors wanted to let for the state and county to Farrow know before he sent , , share an office on an 18-acrea team to meet with the P I N L R I D G L site on North Mill Creek county. ...... v"'l' Y: A"h, :s: ........ Road across from the animalshelter. 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