CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 8, 2010
From this Chair…
By Cloann McNall
What a surprise we
experienced Monday while driving home
Our driver Larry Codr of Meridian did a great job of staying focused and held the Jeep steady while going first to the left and then right to avoid a head-on collision with the speeding tire. Had it hit us and jumped the hood into the windshield we could have had a tragic ending to this bizarre event.
Fortunately the tire barely brushed the right front of the Jeep and continued rolling into the ditch. We stopped and the driver of the truck came running over to see if we were OK.
Larry asked “Who put the tire
on for you?” The driver who was from
My daughter, Lynette Codr and I were the only others in the Jeep except for Mary Jane, my black Pug in the back seat with me.
Someone in the neighborhood along the highway about two miles west of Peck came running to the scene to tell the pickup driver he knew where the tire had topped and helped him put on the spare.
This event outshone the
excitement of the beautiful, and what I think was the best so far, of the
professional firework display at the
What a day for the Fourth at the park. The day-time temperatures were perfect for the VFW parade and ceremonies and the Rotarian’s BBQ but still warm enough to be comfortable at the fireworks display later that night.