Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 149, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 20, 1997 Page: 10 of 18
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By Bill Cromer
Special to the Cherokzean/Herald
Page 10—CHEROKEE AN/HERALD oí Rusk, Texas—Thursday, March 20,1997
Cherokee County Land
Judging winners told
High point individual for the con-
test was Chris Dunford of New Sum-
merfield who scored 227 points out
of a possible 280 points. Nicole Isom,
also of New Summerfield, was the
next high scorer with 225 points out
of a possible 280. These students
will each receive a $500 scholarship
which is made possible from pro-
ceeds of the Cherokee County Hay
The contest is designed to give the
participants a better understanding
of the soil, its capabilities and prop-
erties. The contest considers such
factors as texture, permeability,
depth of soil, slope, erosion and sur-
face runoff. With these factors the
capability class of the soil can be
determined. Conservation treatment
for the different land capabilities is
also covered in the contest.
First, second and third place win-
ners, along with the scholarship re-
cipients will be recognized and re-
ceive their awards at the Cherokee
County Soil and Water Conserva-
tion Banquet on May 9 at the Norman
Activity Center in Jacksonville.
Thirty-four Future Farmers of
American and 4-H members met in
Rusk on March 5 for the annual
Land Judging Contest sponsored
by the Cherokee County Soil and
Water Conservation District.
Personnel of the Natural Re-
sources Conservation Service con-
ducted the contest which was held
on the Mike Walley farm near Oak-
In the chapter division, Wells
placed first; New Summerfield, sec-
ond, Jacksonville, third and Rusk,
fourth. Members of the first place
Wells team were Tim my Bartlett,
Jeff Hopper, Chris Pounds and
In the Greenhand Division New
Summerfield placed first, Rusk, sec-
ond and Wells, third. Kyle Cirkel,
Manolo Suarez, Justin Fowler and
Krytal Davis were members of the
first place New Summerfield team.
Reports for county
disaster relief due
The Disaster Resorve Assistance
Program and the Livestock Feed
Program ended Feb. 28 and all par-
ticipants are asked to get their re-
ports in immediately to the Chero-
kee County Farm Service Agency,
said John Raney, county executive
"Cattle owners are required by
regulations to report cattle changes
(born, sold, purchased or died) as
well as all hay and forage produc-
tion," explained Mr. Kaney.
Cattle producers should report
their winter pastures, both planted
and volunteer acres. Raney stressed
that failure to report winter pas.-
tures or other required information
is a violation and could cause penal-
ties or loss of benefits.
It is necessary that all feed pur-
chased must be signed by the seller
with the date, amount and kind of
feed, price of feed and delivery date.
Lynn Banks receives honor
Lynn Banks of Rusk has been hon-
ored by the Texas Department of
Human Services and Protective and
Regulatory Services in Rusk for her
work at their Rusk office.
President Clinton has proclaimed
a week in March as National Older
Workers Employment Week. Mrs.
Banks has worked at the Rusk office
for six years.
She puts in four hours a day, and
sometimes longer if needed.
Licenses to wed recently issued in
the office of Fairy Upshaw, county
clerk, include: Jeffery Lynn Martin
and Jennifer Dianne Cleveland of
Rusk; Jason Everett Duplichain and
Lisa Marie Kesinger of Alto;
Alejandro Flores Barbosa of Jack-
sonville and Christine Annette Lobb
of Maydelle; Hector Doria Martinez
and Elya M. Monarrez of Jackson-
ville; Kristopher Drew Morgan of
Whitehouse and Melissa Ann
Mullinnix of Lindale; Joe Don
Watson and Sylvia Ann Hoskins of
Rusk; Mario Alonso Salazar and
Karen Denise Byers of Jacksonville;
Miguel Castillo Ramirez and Sandra
Alicia Banda of Jacksonville; Joshua
Lee Marsh and Christie Raenae
Smith of Jacksonville; James Clifford
Goree and Lynda Coffin an Walsh of
J acksonville; Anastacio Gallegos and
Aida Frasuto of Jacksonville; Miguel
Contreras Cabrera and Crystal Gail
Langston of Jacksonville; Gilbert
Dean Ezell and Linda Jimerson
Mead of Jacksonville; Robert Jeffery
Beall Jr. and Dustie Durrett of Jack-
sonville; Charles Harvey Shaw of
Lufkin and Yolanda Gale Johnson of
Alto; Rigoberto Antunez Caskey and
Jennifer Ferrell of Jacksonville;
Andres Santiago Jr. and Noami
Lashaun Brooks of Jacksonville;
Dennis Dwayne Grimes and Kay
Foreman of Jacksonville; Harry
Arnett Moore and Patricia Diane
Oates of Jacksonville; Time Henley
Burks of Frankston and Rosemary
Elizabeth White of Jacksonville;
Jeffery Ted Holbrook and Kerry
Lynn Reedle of Cushing.
Wells establishes first police base
ETMG EMS First Responders
Police officers in Wells achieved
100 percent participation in the Texas
Department of Health First Re-
sponder Program Registry process
that establishes the department as
the only police-based First Responder
program in-the East Texas Medical
Center Emergency Medical Service
Tyler based ETMS EMS serves an
area exceeding 15,000 square miles
across east and central Texas.
The initiative commitment and
concern for their neighbors as dem-
onstrated by Wells police officers are
to be commended," said Tony Myers,
ETMC EMS vice-president and chief
operating officer. "It is their commit-
ment that haB made Wells the only
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"I'm just glad I'm able to work at
my age," Mrs. Banks said.
An established 70 percent of all
Americans age 55 and older already
actively contribute to the common
good by working, volunteering and
by caring for sick and disabled rela-
tives, friends and neighbors.
Mrs. Banks worked 32 years pre-
viously with Sears and another 12
with the Rusk Housing Authority.
First Responder group of its kind
within our service area."
First Responders are defined as
"an individual or group that pro-
vides patient care prior to the ar-
rival of an EMS unit," Mr. Myers
said. Further, some Wells depart-
ment members have been certified
to provide certain advanced proce-
dures through a program offered by
Wells First Responders are dis-
patched by the ETMC EMS Commu-
nications Center in Tyler via the
Cherokee County Sheriffs office and
members are equipped with pagers
that were purchased at their own
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Whitehead, Marie. Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 149, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 20, 1997, newspaper, March 20, 1997; Rusk, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth152312/m1/10/: accessed November 27, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.