San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 98, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 2005 Page: 3 of 26
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Thursday, January 27, 2005
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Every once in a while those forwarded inspirational or funny
email documents are actually inspiring and/or funn,.
One of the better ones t received fast week compared our4tves
in the 1 ^60s to our lives in the 2000s.
For instance: In 1965 we were trying to look like Elizabeth Taylor
and Marlon Brando. In 2005 we are trying not to.
Many of the things we receive by email are just annoying. Like
the ones that promise us days of unending bliss and a home in
heaven if we 'orward.the letters to seven other needy souls.
I usually trash those, unless the message is especially pithy.
And political stuff? That’s when the old delete button gets a real
The Corpus Christi newspaper has been publishing a very
informative series of articles about Nueces County’s Child
I can’t think of a more important job a person can have than
that of protecting children. One of the CPS workers interviewed
Tuesday ?aid that she didn’t have enough hours in the day to do
what is expected of her or what is needed from her. Or what she
expects of herself.
It just makes a person kind of sick to see what people will do to
children, and to each other. 1
—ITs amazing how societies take care of their needs. There’s
always someone willing to do what some others aren’t.even inter-
ested in talking about.
And the money set aside to do that work in the United States is
paltry when compared to the budget for other things, real or imag-
Like an extra $80 billion for a war.
Library board chooses
Feb. 26 for Silver Tea
Saturday, February 26. 2005, with 949 books and 218 videos
has been chosen as the date for checked out
.ihn carvmH gii»or tea tn hp hpiri There were 396 in-house
at the Sinton Public Library.
• The tea was a tradition of the
Woman’s Study Club, founders
of the local library and was origi-
nally called the George
Washington Tea. It was held from
the early 1920s into the 1970s,
and the present library advisory
board voted to reinstate the tea
Advisory Board members
Donna Hutchins, Wanda
McKinney, Maureen Stevens,
Helen Johnson, Cheryl Rigotti
and Martv Garza, met on Jan. 24
and I d Librarian Yolanda
She noted that 1,242 patrons
visited the library in December
materials used and 37 new cards
issued; 539 patrons used the
computers with 444 accessing
the Internet. -
There were 257 reference
questions answered, two interli-
brary loans processed and 74
took advantage of the late hours
on Monday and Thursday.
The San Patricio County
Children’s Librarian, Mr. Kippy,
presented three storytime pro-
grams with 38 children attending.
It was noted at the meeting
that the float decorated by the
library staff for the Christmas
Illuminated Night Parade won a
second place trophy.
Bees are topic of
garden club program
Amanda Marie Ramirez
was honored with a
Sweet 16 Celebration
Jan. 15, in Robstown
where guests enjoyed a
reception ad live music.
Myra Kennedy hosted the Jan.
19 meeting of the Sinton Garden
Club in her home.
—The program, I'he buzz About
Bees, was given by Virginia
Benson whg told of the different
species of bees, including the
It was announced that a
Christmas Wreath donated by
Judy Odom for the Avenue of
Trees was won by Cathy Engel.
Her name was inadvertently
omitted from the report of donors
and winners that was published
Attending the meeting were
Sandra Campbell, Mildred
Carper, Betty Chafin, Laura
Edwards, Lillian Goynes, Estelle
Havelka, Vangie Jackson, Cora
Miller, Marie Strickland and those
Garden Tip: Place moth balls in
flower beds to keep cats away!
Place a string across places
where ants enter- they don’t like
to “cross the line.”
Jacks appointed to
US Naval Academy
Garrett Jacks, a
Sinton High School
senior, has accepted
an appointment to the
United States Naval
Academy in Annapolis,
Garrett, who will
major in aeronautical
engineering, was cho-
sen as one of 1100 stu-
dents for the class of
, The competitive
the appointment is
based on grades,
ties and physical fit-
Garrett, son of
Tammy ' and Gary
Catherman of SintOn
and Jeff Jacks of
Cypress, will report to
Annapolis June "297
2005, to begin his
Plebe year at ’ the
Congressman Ruben Hinojosa of McAllen nominated Garrett for
CofC quarterly gathering
at Whataburger Friday
The Chamber of commerce will hold heir first Quarterly Gathering of
2005 at 9 a m: Friday, at Whataburger, 210 S. San Patricio
Members are asked to join for food, fun and networking.
Meagan May Martinez, an
education major, has been
named to the Dean’s List for the
fall semester at Texas A&M
University Corpus Christi.
She is the daughter of Juan
and Esther Martinez of Sinton.
Daniel Pustejovsky has been
nan ed to the Dean’s Honor Roll
for ne 2004 Fall Semester at
Texas A&M University, College
Students who have compiled
aGPR of 3.75 or better are eligi-
ble for the honor.
Daniel is the son of Janiece
and Jim Pustejovsky of Sinton.'
We Want Your Newel Call Us At 364-1270
Bank Presi^g^^Ronalcl J. Little,
along witk tke Board, of Directors
would like announce tke
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M ■ Wopr -
.* Shari Yarbrough
Promoted to Sr. Vico President
employed at CSB for 12 years, and
has been in banking for 16 years.
She has worked in all areas of the
bank: Teller Line, Bookkeeping,
Note Department, New Accounts.
Shari has also served as Asst. Vice
President, as well as Vice President
Currently, Shari Is Supervisor
for the New Accounts and
Congratulations on your recent
promotion to Sr. VP, Shari!
Tori K. Dunlap
7 Promoted to Vloo President
X is a resident of Sinton and.has
i M>een employed at CSB for 8 yean.
. Shirting out as a teller in 1997, she
was then promoted to Head teller
> f in July of 2000. In December of the
same year, she was promoted to the
officer position of Assistant Cashier.
Congratulations on your recent
promotion to Vice President, Teri!
7 Promoted to Vloo Prosldont
Monica is a resident of Beeville, has been employed at
CSB for 18 months, and has been in banking for 6
years. Previously employed at State Bank & Trust Co.
in Beeville, which is the sister J>ank of CSB, Monica •
joined CSB as Assistant VP and Loan Officer in the
loan dept. She is currently a loan officer for both con-
sumer & commercial loans, primarily focusing on
commercial and commercial construction loans.
Monica is an active member of our community and
hopes to make Sinton her new home in the near future.
Congratulations on your recent promotion to Vice .
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Tracy, Jimmy. San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 98, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 2005, newspaper, January 27, 2005; Sinton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1124117/m1/3/?q=RIO%20VISTA: accessed November 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Taft Public Library.