Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 141, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 18, 1989 Page: 14 of 18
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PAGE FOURTEEN - THE CHEROKEEAN/HERALD OF RUSK, TEXAS - THURSDAY, MAY 18,1989
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RUSK AREA RESIDENTS gather around the new Rusk Make It Happen! banner on the courthouse steps. The annual Rusk
Make It Happen Fair on the Square is set for Saturday, May 27. Food and craft booth reservations are being accepted by
committee members. Persons with questions concerning the event can contact Barbara Montgomery, fair committee chair-
man, at Whitehead Enterprises, 683-2257 or Karla Kellerman, entertainment committee chairman, at 683-5887. -staff photo
Five Great Tragedies
A man struck a match to see if a
gasoline tank was empty. It wasn't.
A man speeded up to see if he
could beat the train to the crossing.
Another petted a strange dog to
see if it would bite. It did!
Another touched a transmission
wire to see if it was charged. It was!
Finally, a man cut his Sunday
School and Worship services to see
if he could make more money. He
did...and lost his soul and his
Friends, you are the loser when
you miss corporate, regular Wor-
ship. A man is just too busy when
he's too busy to worship the Lord!
Have a great weekl
Paul Stalnaker, Pastor
Rt. 2 Box 2477
Alto, Texas 75925
Rogers elected board president
Jerry Rogers was elected
president of the Wells ISD board of
trustees when the group met in
regular session last Thursday.
After canvassing the votes, the
oath of office was read by Dalford
Stewart, Justice of the Peace.
Sworn in with Rogers were
Trustees Charles Hamilton and
Other officers elected were
Richard Hartless, vice-president
and Roy Burroughs, secretary.
Students of the month were
recognized. They are Hope Corn,
elementary and Anthony Cottrell,
Concerning construction projects
at the school, the plumbing was ex-
pected to be completed soon at the
new addition to the high school, and
architect Don Legg was contacting
the brick layer who did the elemen-
tary exterior, about leaks in the
The board voted unanimously to
accept the long range plan for the
gifted and talented program, voted
to hire the firm of Smith-Bertell to
do the annual audit, voted to accept
the 1989-90 TECS contractual
agreement for Chapter I and Chap-
ter II consultative services.
Roy Burroughs was elected
delegate to the 1989 Annual Texas
Association of School Boards con-
vention and Ricky Williamson was
Extensions will be sought concer-
ning treating wood paneling in the
elementary building with a flame
retardant and in placing a fire ex-
tinguishing system in the cafeteria
Following an executive session,
Angela Lenderman was hired to
teach homemaking and Dixie
Russell was hired as a secondary
Sales tax payments increase
Maydelle ISD.. .from Pg.
John Padgett was re-elected as
president of the board with Martin
Potts chosen as vice-president and
Sherman Ezell as secretary.
The Maydelle board will meet
again on May 22 to discuss hiring of
a school attorney. The board
authorized the president to make
inquiries concerning recommen-
dations of an attorney, who
specializes in school law.
Permission was granted to the
Maydelle Volunteer Fire Depar-
tment to use the school gym for a
Board member Harold Gilmore,
who had not attended the Friday
meeting questioned why transfer of
students had not been discussed
with neighboring school districts
and why the board «was only
discussing annexation with Rusk.
Brandenburg said Jacksonville had
shown no interest in taking the
students and Rusk had said they
would be willing to accept the
Hansel Pearce, a Maydelle
teacher, said the board would be
liable to pay his and other teachers
salaries in the event the district did
not operate in the 1989-90 school
An executive meeting earlier
Monday afternoon to discuss hiring
a superintendent was cancelled.
Sales tax payments to cities,
counties and transit authorities
continue to follow a steady upward
trend, says State Comptroller Bob
Cherokee County received
$70,827.08, compared to $71,831.01
for the same period last year.
However, total for this year thus far
is $275,051.71 with payment for 1988
Alto received $5,820.39, compared
to $5,730.68 for the same time last
year for an increase of 1.57 percent.
Total for this year is $19,114.29,
compared to $20,933.89 for last year.
Cuney received $5,372.09, com-
pared to $3,407.65 last year. Total
for the year is $20,239.80, compared
to $16,014.06 for last year.
Jacksonville receipts total
$104,138.12, compared to $114,695.32
for the same time last year. Total
thus far this year is $436,788.25,
some 5.30 percent over the
$414,811.65 for the same period last
New Summerfield received
$1,094.08 this reporting period com-
SaCSesco Clip-And-Collect Ideas^g
HOW TO GET
THE MOST OCT OF
Don't buy a bigger unit than you
need. One cubic foot will hold 35-40
pounds of meat or 40 pint cartons.
Put the same types of food in the
same section of the freezer so they
will be easier to locate.
2 Buy a model with a light that warns
of a blown fuse or power failure. If
• the power goes off, avoid opening
the door as much as possible.
3 A few pieces of charcoal in the
freezer will absorb unpleasant
• odors and keep the interior smell-
ing sweet and fresh.
6 Several vegetables such as lettuce,
celery, cucumbers, carrots and
• tomatoes lose crispness when
frozen. Unless these are to be cooked, it's
best not to freeze them.
Freeze foods in small packages
because the smaller they are the
§ faster they will freeze and thaw.
Use freezer to capacity. A well-filled
unit operates more efficiently. Pill
milk cartons with water to take up
space not needed for vegetables or meat.
pared to $690.88 for the same time
last year. Year total is $3,811.49
compared to $2,737.47 for the same
time last year.
Rusk received $19,722.21, slightly
less than the $19,886.65 received last
year. Total thus far this year is
$70,873.16, compared to $69,691.29,
for the same time last year.
Wells received $2,178.29, com-
pared to $1,668.10 for the same time
last year. Total for the year thus far
is $7,441.87, compared to $6,487.28
for the same time last year.
reunion June 3
The decendants of Bill and Nettie
Cotton will gather at the Gallatin
Community Center (the site of the
old Gallatin School) for the third
annual Cotton family reunion on
Saturday, June 3, from 2 p.m. to
midnight (for those wishing to stay
that late). A covered dish supper is
planned for 6 p.m. in the evening,
followed by a business meeting to
elect officers for the coming year.
Friends of the Cotton family are
cordially invited to drop by for a
visit, renew old acquaintances, or
just to say "hello."
! report given
By: MARTY BAUGH
A CPR class is scheduled for 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at
the Alto Fire Department. A fee of
$10 is being charged for the course.
There are a few openings left and
interested persons can call 858-4356.
Rita Hicks recently made a
donation in memory of her husband
Home Safety Tips are don't use
gasoline or flammable liquids for
cleaning in the home, start fores for
cooking or to freshen a fire.
Inside temperatures should be at
least 0 degrees F. lb check, take
readings in several locations and
adjust controls if necessary, or call for
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Have your hearing tested.
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Plans underway for Rusk
Fair on the Square May 2 7
Plans are being formulated for
the May 27 annual Rusk Make It
Happen Fair on the Square, accor-
ding to Barbara Montgomery,
chairman. The event will get un-
derway with the raising of the flags
by Webelo Den 3, Pack 405. Ac-
tivities begin at 9 a.m. and continue
throughout the day.
A full schedule is planned for fair
goers. Acts will include indians and
cowboys, some 35 cakes have been
donated for the cake walk. There
will be singers, bands, dancers,
medicine man, acts and whatever
throughout the day.
Jim Cromwell will serve as
master of ceremonies. Mrs. Mon-
tgomery says there are 12 groups
that have reserved food both space
and some 50 crafters will sell their
wares on the square. Merchants
will have sidewalk sales and a con-
test will be held for the best dressed
store windows and the best
costumed employees. Booth fees
are $10 per booth.
The ugly truck contest is open for
entries and information can be
picked up at the chamber office.
Women in the community are in-
vited to enter their husbands in the
Knude Knees contest. Wives are to
decorate their husband's knees and
judges will be residents of the Rusk
Mike Knight and the Silverado
Band and Karla Kellerman will be
in charge of the music for the street
dance that evening.
Members of the Make It Happen
Committee will sponsor their Ya'll
Come Back Saloon. Chief Bean
Beans stack ups will be sold by the
committee at the headquarters on
the north side of the square.
Their Bloodline is Victor Domino on dam side
Beartooth on sire side.
10% Discount if you buy ALL SIX!
Call WHITEHEAD ENTERPRISES
Today's forecast: a BLIZZARD FLAVOR TREAT!
Swirling with your favorite flavors of chocolate
candy, fruit, or nuts-only at Dairy Queen!
ON SALE MAY 15-28,1989
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