Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 141, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 18, 1989 Page: 8 of 18
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PAGE EIGHT - THE CHEROKEEAN/HERALD OF RUSK, TEXAS - THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1989
Cherokee Retired Teachers Assn.
set 'End-Of-SchooP picnic May 22
elementary UIL students.
Rusk ISD urges
Rusk I.S.D. Kindergarten studen-
ts for the 1989-90 school year are
urged to register at the Primary
School before this school year ends
on June 1.
Parents should bring the child's
birth certificate, immunization
record and social security number.
If some of these items are incom-
plete, parents should still register
their child. In this way a sufficient
number of classes can be
established for the 1989-90 school
ANTHONY COTTRELL AND HOPE CORN were named studen-
ts of the month at Wells High School and Elementary School,
respectively, when the board met in regular session last Thur-
sday. Each month students are recognized for leadership,
scholarship and attitude by faculty members of each school.
for May 18
The Alto Friendship Club will
meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18,
at the Alto Lions Club. The public is
cordially invited to attend and en-
joy fellowship and food with mem-
bers. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.
Following the meal there will be a
short program of music or other en-
tertainment. There are no mem-
bership dues or requirements. An
offering will be taken to cover the
cost of supplies and drinks, which
Each person takes a covered dish
of any kind. Those who do not cook
or have time to prepare something
are told not to worry about it. There
is always too much food and visitors
can put a little extra in the kitty.
The purpose of the organization is
just as the name implies, "Frien-
dship." Members are mostly
Christian, but are non-
denomination and even hypocrites
are welcomed. Most of the regular
members are over 50 years old.
However, they don't consider them-
selves a "Senior Citizens" group
and folks of all ages are invited.
Those who can't make it this time
are told to remember that the club
meets the third Thursday of each
month at the Lions Club building.
There is usually an announcement
in the newspaper. The entertain-
ment this month will be history of
country music with narration and
songs by vice-president John
An invitation is extended to all to
come and enjoy themselves.
May 18 concert
Both the Rusk Jr. High Band and
High School Band will be presented
in their Annual Spring Concert
Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. The
concert will be held at the Junior
High School. There will be no ad-
mission charge and the public is
The seventh grade band will play
"When Johnny Comes Marching
Home" and "Trombone Boogie."
The eighth grade band will be per-
forming "Beth," "Africa," and
"The Rusk Junior High Alma
Mater." Both the seventh and
eighth grade bands are directed by
The High School Band will
present a patriotic show. Their per-
formance will include "The Star
Spangled Banner," "America, The
Beautiful," "This Land is Your
Land," "Faith of Our Fathers,"
and "Battle Hymn of the
Republic." Gary Robbins is direc-
tor of the High School Band.
A group of Rusk High School
student council members recently
toured the state capítol at Austin.
They were in Austin to attend the
Association of Student Councils
State Convention. While they were
presented with plaques honoring
them as an Outstanding Student
Council and SMILE award for their
drug awareness program.
Members of the Rusk student
council making the trip were Shane
Smith, Steve White, Brian Porter,
Julie Raiborn, Cynthia Hughes,
Toby Williams, Christie Cox, Bran-
di Myers and Sesil Chavez. They
were accompanied by Metlye Tur-
The regular meeting of the
Cherokee Retired Teachers
Association was held in the
Jacksonville High School Cafeteria.
The session began with a tribute to
the memory of Mr. M.H. Hopson, a
former teacher and coach at
Jacksonville High School, who was
a member of the Cherokee Unit of
In the business meeting President
Frances White gave an update on
the bills and studies under con-
sideration in this 71st session of the
State Legislature. The members
were urged to continue to com-
municate with both Represen-
tatives and Senators to express
concerns about these measures un-
Wells Lodge meets
Wells Lodge No. 915, A.F. & A.M.,
Wells, Texas, will have a called
communication of Friday, May 19,
at 7 p.m. for the purpose of con-
ferring two Master Mason degrees.
Cherokee RTA members atten-
ding the District VI Drive-In
Workshop which was held in April
in Nacogdoches were Mrs. Aliene
Hobson, Mrs. Inez Conley and Mrs.
Eloise Willingham. Reports from
this workshop on Leadership
Training included plans and
program ideas for the coming year
were given by the in-coming of-
ficers Aliene Hobson, president and
Inez Conley, first vice-president.
Pamphlets on health care were
provided by Mrs. Willingham for
distribution to members.
The final meeting of the year will
be an "End-Of-School" picnic to be
held noon on May 22. This picnic
will be at the "Ole House," home of
Glynn and Eugene Tankersley, in
All members are urged to attend
this meeting and may obtain infor-
mation concerning directions and
the picnic menu by calling Glynn
AWARDS WERE GIVEN TO THESE ELEMENTARY students in
recognition of their placing first in UIL events in certain
categories. "Go for the Gold" awards were presented in
Calculator to sixth grader Tracy Goff, left; in Ready Writing and
Oral Reading to fifth grader Jessica Kessel, center, and in
Number Sense was Carla Rogers, right. -photo by FNR
Ruskites graduate at Tyler
Three Rusk residents were
among 386 degree candidates
recognized by The University of
Texas at Tyler during spring Com-
Rusk residents, their degrees and
majors are: Irma L. Wallace,
B.G.S.; Linda Gayle Marugg,
B.S.N.; and Danny Brian Pierce,
M.S., computer science.
Dr. George F. Hamm, president
of the university, presided at the
ceremony and Shannon H. Ratliff.
UT System Board of Regents mem-
ber, conferred degrees. Dr. Harold
L. Enarson, president emeritus of
The Ohio State University and
senior advisor of Western Inter-
state Commission for Higher
Education (WICHE), gave the
UT Tyler, a component of the in-
ternationally renowned University
of Texas System, offers junior,
senior and graduate courses
leading to 46 bachelor's degrees and
24 master's degrees.
A DEMONSTRATION OF CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT is shown above as Alto Senior Chris Wainwright,
teaches elementary teacher Mrs. Linda Skinner, left, Superintendent John Cook and elementary
teacher Mrs. Betty Hendricks how to "push that button." Chris was featured at the first annual "Think
Bash" held Friday night, May 12, in the cafetorium. Special awards and ribbons were presented to
-photo by FNR
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Now.. .NAN TRAVIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Offers a Special
Service for today's concerned women...our all new
Women's Deference Center
The Women's Reference Center was developed in response to the needs of
i women, teens, children and families in East Texas for a source of current health
care information and medical services. These programs and services are designed
to assist individuals in choosing a lifestyle that will help them enjoy a lifetime of
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Refreshments served 9-11a.m. and 5-7 p.m.
PUBLIC AND EMPLOYEE EDUCATION
AND FITNESS PROGRAMS.
These programs will be offered throughout the year
with a posted calendar of events. Some of the topics
scheduled for discussion include:
scheduled to meet
6-7 p.m., May 25
•Nutrition, weight control,
exercise and fitness
• 1 )iabetes Management
•CPU-Basic Life Support
The Women's Reference Center at Nan Travis
Memorial Hospital will provide the -following diag-
Mammography - A low dose breast X-ray that can
find cancers too small to be felt. Reduced rate
mammography using new state of the art equipment
will be offered.
Breast Self Exam - Demonstrations and audiovis-
ual teaching aids will be offered. In addition, physical
assessment recordings will be documented on
height, weight, and flexibility measurements.
Osteoporosis - A condition resulting from the
decreased density or thinning of bones.
Scanning for osteoporosis
by means of a CT scan
which can detect early
bone mineralization loss
will be offered at a reduced
rate. In addition to the
scanning process, flexi-
bility measurements and
physical assessments will
beginning 4 beautiful Year.
Nan Travis Memorial Hospital ad-
dresses the needs of expectant
parents and newborns. This pro-
1. Pre-admission to the hospital
2. Individualized financial planning
3. Educational programs, including early preg-
nancy class, prepared childbirth classes and tours
of the facility
4. Support programs, including sibling class and
prenatal and postnatal exercise instruction
5. Courtesy discharge for ease in going home
You will receive Special Pamperings from the
B.A.B.Y. Program at our hospital. Call the
B.A.B. Y. Program at 5H6-BABY if you have any
For more information contact Karen Adams, RN, or Nanci Morgan, BA, at 586-3000 Ext. 180.
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