Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 141, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 18, 1989 Page: 10 of 18
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PAGE TEN - THE CHEROKEEAN/HERALD OF RUSK, TEXAS - THURSDAY, MAY 18,1989
What RUSK FOLKS Are Doing..
Gordon Sword continues to
recuperate at home following his
recent hospitalization in Cherokee
Medical Center. He and his wife
Verleen wish to express their sin-
cere thanks and appreciation for
the prayers, calls, visits and
flowers during his convalesence.
Mother's Day guests in the home
of Merle and Ovell King were Lynn
and Lynn Ann King and their
children Mark and Nicky; Tony and
Joel King and their son Tim; Randy
and Sherry King and their children
Kim and Cari; and Ricky King and
his daughter Kris ten.
, Nancy Largent visited on Sunday
'with her father, Johnnie Largent of
Neches, Johnnie and Elisa Largent
and their daughters Crystal, Jenni
and Jaclyn; Frank and Sissy
•Largent and their son Jeremy and
Heather Nicole Collins is
recuperating at Children's Medical
Center Hospital in Dallas from
heart surgery. Her parents are
Terrell and Robin Collins of
Dialville, grandmother is Mrs.
Sandra Harrison of Jacksonville
and great-grandparents are Gordon
and Verleen Sword of Rusk. Get
Bobby Goff celebrated his eighth
birthday on Monday, May 15. He en-
joyed dinner out with his mother,
Mrs. Bobby Goff (Sandra), his
brothers Dale and Bryan and his
cousin Justin Jones. Happy Birth-
Hole in one
O.D. (Sodie) Holsomback of
Cushing, member of the Bir-
mingham Golf Course, scored a
hole in one Thursday, May 11.
He aced the par 3 No. 4 at 112 yar-
ds with a pitching wedge. The event
was witnessed by Tim Harris, gold
pro; James Moore and George
Morare of Cushing; Paul Cox and
Fred Lunsford of Rusk.
Angela Harris of the pro shop
says the hole in one was the first
reported in 1969.
Jamie Struhall III, Terry
Struhali, Christopher Beathard and
Kyle Beathard accompanied Buddy
and Carrie Mitchell to Tyler on
Monday, May 15, where they en-
joyed lunch at Grandy's and shop-
ping at Sams.
Lindsay Hudson of Lakeaway
Harbor on Lake Palestine was a
Mother's Day guest in the home of
her grandparents, Walter and Ruby
Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Richardson
and their son J.M., Jr. of Houston
were guests for several days in the
home of her mother Lois Henry.
Mother's Day weekend guests in
the home of Mrs. Mildred Young
were; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young
and their daughter, Mrs. Dan
Harrison of San Antonio; Mrs.
Lucille Honnell of Houston; Mrs.
Charles Jones of Longview; Mr.
and Mrs. John Estrada of Killeen,
accompanied by their gran-
ddaughter, Molly of Austin; Mrs.
Karla Barrera of Killeen; Sher-
wood and Dolly Essex of Jackson-
ville; Nancy and Earl Finley;
Ricky and Becky Foster and their
daughter Natalie, Jean Ralson and
Mrs. Ruth Greenslade, all of Rusk.
The Student Council will hold a
car wash on Saturday, May 20, from
10 a.m. through 3 p.m. at H & S Tire.
The public is invited to bring them
Happy birthday wishes are ex-
tended to Miss Emily Ruth Jacobs
as she celebrated her first birthday
on May 12. A party was held in the
home of her grandparents, Davis
and Betty Jacobs. Attending were
her parents, David and Becky
Jacobs and Sarina, Heather, Julie,
Christopher and Zachary; Mrs.
Letha Jo Parsons and her son An-
Eastside Baptist Church honored
its oldest mother, Mrs. Gladys
Smith and youngest mother, Mrs.
Missy Mayfield on Sunday, May 14.
Corsages were presented to the
ladies in honor of Mother's Day.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Poovey of
Durango, Co. were guests during
last week in the home of their
daughter, Connye Guy, her husband
Steve and their son, Chris. During
their stay, the Guys and their
guests travelled to Henderson
where they visited with various
Mrs. Nettie Halbert recently
travelled to Austin where she
visited for several days.
I would like to thank the people
of Alto for their support and vote in
electing me their City Coun-
cilwoman on May 6,1989
Hopefully, we can go forward and get the
many needed things done for all the people.
If, at any time I can help you with any city
problems, please call me.
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Jeffrey DeVilla celebrated his
10th birthday on May 10. He enjoyed
a party in the home of his mother,
Mrs. Barbara Delgado, on his bir-
thday. Attending were Mrs. Sandra
Goff and her son Bobby, Justin
Jones, David Owens, Mrs. Vina
Horton, Mrs. Ann Trotter, Sabrina
DeVilla, Angie DeVilla, Chris
Delgado, Sriram Srinivasan,
Miguel, Maria Galen, Derrick Ken-
nedy, Ashley and Amy Vance,
Ka trina and Jarae Stanley.
Charles and Leslie Hassell ac-
companied their son Trey to Dallas
for the weekend. During their stay
they enjoyed the Six Flags Over
Texas Amusement Park.
An Associational Missions
Banquet was held at Central Bap-
tist Church in Jacksonville on Mon-
day evening. Food was served from
many countries around the world.
First Baptist Church, Eastside
Baptist and Calvary Baptist all par-
Mr. and Mrs. McCarter and Mary
Ruth Middlebrook visited in the
home of Rachel Butler over the
Orange juice, cereal, raisins,
toast and milk.
Orange juice, pancakes, syrup
Orange juice, pan sausage, hot
rolls and milk.
Orange juice, cheese toast,
raisins and milk.
Orange juice, bacon and eggs,
buttered toast and milk.
Chili hot dog, cheese, ranch style
beans, potato chips, beet strips,
devils food cake and milk.
Meat loaf, pinto beans, new whole
potatoes, cornbread, pear cobbler
Hamburger, hamburger salad,
frepch fries, catsup, peanut butter
cookie and milk.
Oven fried chicken/gravy, green
beans, whipped potatoes, stuffed
celery, hot rolls, applesauce and
Fish krispies or salmon croquet,
catsup, black-eyed peas, W/K corn,
cornbread, cinnamon roll and milk.
during May for
County Extension Agent-H.E.
Nationwide, May is known as
Senior Citizens Month and in
Cherokee County, this is no excep-
tion. Special activities have been
planned for a month-long
celebration that honors our older
residents. Senior Citizen Days are
being held in various communities
throughout the county. The
schedule is as follows: Rusk
Elderly Nutrition Site, May 10; New
Summerfield Elderly Nutrition
Site, May 17; Jacksonville Elderly
Nutrition Site, May 18; Reklaw
Elderly Nutrition Site, May 22; and
Alto Elderly Nutrition Site, May 24.
The program being conducted are
sponsored by the Cherokee County
Home Economics Program Area
Committee of the Texas
Agricultura) Extension Service in
Cooperation with the County Exten-
sion Homemakers Clubs and
Elderly Nutrition Sites. Attend
Senior Citizens Day in your Com-
Call 683-5416 for more infor-
Educational programa conducted by the Texaa
Agricultural Extension Service wrve people of all
ages regardless of socio-economic level, race,
color, sex, religion, handicap or national origin.
shot your eyes,
bnt not your ears.
Protect your hearing.
Wear ear protection.
(A public service of Ihis newspaper
and the Tkxas Hearing Aid
ticipated in the event. The Youth
Choir from First Baptist provided
entertainment for the adults and
the Puppet Team from Eastside
Baptist provided a program for the
children. Approximately 400 mem-
bers of Cherokee association chur-
Gladys Hyden is recuperating at
the Oak Park Nursing Center
following surgery at Palestine
Memorial Hospital for a fractured
hip. She is reportedly feeling very
well. Get well soon I
Happy birthday to Teresa Hudson
as she celebrated her 16th birthday
on May 14.
Karla Green, a May 13 graduate
of Stephen F. Austin State Univer-
sity visited on Sunday, May 14, with
various Rusk Folks friends.
Bacon, biscuit/honey, juice and
Cereal, cheese toast, juice and
Grits, toast/jelly, juice and milk.
Scrambled eggs, biscuits
w/honey, juice and milk.
Pancakes w/syrup, sausage,
juice and milk.
Turkey pot pie, chocolate cake
pickle/onion, fries and milk.
Steak fingers, rice w/gravy, lima
beans, batter bread, applesauce
Meat loaf, potato w/gravy, green
beans, hot rolls, ice cream and
Barbecue on bun, pinto beans,
vegetable sticks, pineapple cake
Chicken nuggets, potatoes au
gratin, beets, rolls, margarine,
brownie and milk.
Beef stroganoff with noodles,
mixed vegetables, tossed salad,
1000 island dressing, rolls,
margarine, cherry cake and milk.
Hamburger with cheese, baked
beans, potato chips, pickles, let-
tuce, tomatoes, onions, hamburger
bun, margarine, peanut butter pie
Chicken pie, broccoli, carrot and
raisin salad, rolls, margarine,
peach half and milk.
Baked ham, glazed candied sweet
potatoes, english pea salad, wheat
bread, margarine, fruit cup and
OLDEST ATTENDERS AT Senior Citizen Day activities May 10
at the Rusk Elderly Nutrition Site were honored and presented
certificates. Seated is Zella McRae, who is 101. Standing from
left are Hazel Dupree who confesses to being 65-plus, Grady
Wilburn, 85, and Bessie Wickware, who has participated-in the
Elderly Nutrition Program the longest. -staff photo
Four recognized May 10
Four residents of Rusk were
recognized at Senior Citizens Day
on May 10 at the Rusk Elderly
Nutrition Site. Zella McRae, Grady
Wilburn and Hazel Dupree were
recognized for being the oldest in
attendance. Bessie Wickware was
recognized for attending the site the
longest. In addition, Ms. Wickware
was one of the organizers for the
Rusk Elderly Nutrition Site. Ac-
tivities are being conducted in May
for a month long celebration that
honors older residents of Cherokee
County. The program on May 10
was conducted by the Cherokee
County Home Economics Program
Area Committee of the Texas
Agricultural Extension Service in
cooperation with Central High
Extension Homemaker Club and
Rusk Elderly Nutrition Site.
NOW IS THE TIME to spray your pecan trees. If you
have not fertilized your trees, you can use a liquid fer-
tilizer mixed with your insecticides and do a fairly good
You should treat
your yards with Kill-A-
(Durisban) if you have
a problem with fleas,
ticks or other insects.
It is time to fertilize your
lawn if it has been at least
six weeks since you first
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