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•Page 2B—CHEKOKEEAN/HERALD of Rusk, Texas—Thursday, April 29,1999
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lives," he said.
"If I were now doing the job that
I was doing earlier, I would do it
differently. I now approach things
_from the standpoint that I can
-trust God to show me what to do
land to be a good testimony to oth-
lers. So many people that I have
"come in contact with, in law en-
forcement, are unaware that God
-is our Savior. So many of them
Zneed what I have now. And I try to
Tbe an influence in those people's
Hives. I have seen specific instances
^where I work, where God has
■¡■opened doors for me to tell people
^what my life used to be like and
rwhat it is now. I give Him the
glory, feeling that's really my job.
Z "If a young man or woman were
^interested in this line of work, they
^should make sure of their reasons.
;If it's the allure of the excitement,
rthe things you see on TV or the
Imovies, then that's probably not
-the best reasons. My job is like
^most other fields. There is a place
;for all different types. They should
approach it with the question, "Is
;this God's purpose for my life?" No
"jnatter what we attempt to do, if
3t's not His will, then we're going
"to be miserable until we get to the
place where we're in His will. It's
so primary in everything in one's
life. It affects your family, the place
where you live, your standard of
living - everything.
10 Alto students honored at Stephen F. Austin
"I would have tA caution a young
person going into this type work,"
he said. There were many weeks
when he could not go home be-
cause he was so deep undercover.
"I was out on surveillance for
weeks at a time, in Central Texas
on the hills and on air strips wait
ing for a plane to land - a plane
that sometimes never came. I've
found myself with a couple of guns,
in freezing rain along the coast,
and in the brush with a parka over
me. Times that you couldn't tell
your family where you were, what
you were doing, where you were
going, and couldn't call them when
you got there," he said.
His wife, Jackie, understands the
demands of being married to an
undercover agent. "The inevitable
call to duty is something we have
learned to deal with. I have always
admired Larry for the job that he
does. It's been hard at times. I
longed to share the problems he
has endured in ways other than
just being there for him. Our chil-
dren, Jonathan and Hannah, and
I are very proud of Larry for the
work that he does."
They're the reason he places 160
miles between his two lives. And
he feels at peace with himself for
-Terra• González contributed
Ten Alto High School students
were honored recently for their
academic accomplishments at the
1999 Texas Celebration of Educa-
tional Excellence at Stephen F.
Austin State University in
Dr. Dan Angel, SFA president,
welcomed students and Mrs.
Pattye Greer, chair of the Aca-
demic and Student Affairs Com-
mittee of the SFA Board of Re-
gents, presented each student with
a medal from the State Board of
Education and a congratulatory
letter from Gov. and Mrs. George
All students who were recog-
nized are honor students and in
the top five percent of their classes.
Many received academic recogni-
tion on TAAS in one or more areas.
All have made significant contri-
butions in UIL academic competi-
tions, which has helped Alto to win
the district championship for seven
Senior Dan White will make his
second trip to regional in News
Writing, and he will also compete
in Editorial Writing. Senior Knsti
Jones will compete for the second
year in Informative Speaking, and
senior Brent Hedger will compete
for the second year in Calculator
Senior WoManda Lacy is re-
gional qualifier in two speaking
events. LD Debate and Persua-
sive. for the second consecutive
year Senior Becky Pearman was
a member of the One Act Play All
Star Cast. Junior Angie Bobbitt,
AHS students honored at the Celebration of Excellence for their academic accomplishments are
Anna Mason, Brent Hedger, Kristi Jones, Dan White, WoManda Lacy, Becky Pearman, Laresa King
and Angle Bobbitt. Not pictured are Emily Davis and Angela Rangel.
who won fourth place in News
Writing at state competition last
year, will defend her first place
win at regional and compete in
Computer Science. Junior Laresa
King was recognized for being on
the second place district math
team, and she will compete in
Number Sense and Computer Sci-
ence. Sophomore Anna Mason will
compete in Feature Writing for
the second year at regional. Sopho-
mores Emily Davis and Angela
Rangel will return to the regional
contest as members of the cham-
pion Spelling Team.
Students were accompanied on
the trip to Nacogdoches by Mrs.
Cindy Johnson and Mrs. Elisa
Tarrant, both English teachers and
UIL coaches at AHS.
Alto Elementary Honors
Alto Lions Club will host a huge garage sale Saturday. May 1, in
downtown Alto to benefit the cost of televisions and VCRs that are
being donated to the Alto School Library. Alto High-Middle School
Principal Carol Boyd is shown with Lions Club members Troy
Horn (sitting) and Kyle Griffith and Lions Club President Tony
■ All A's
Tina Bobbitt's Third Grade:
Courtney Brown, Clinton Dover and
Melanie Gibbs Third Grade
Class: Ethan Fatheree and Lance
Betty Hendricks' Fourth Grade
Class: Lauren Pierce.
Barry Lewis Fourth Grade Class:
Linda Skinner's Fourth Grade
Class: Chase Berryhill, Margo Kahla
and Molly Pearman.
■ A-B Honor Roll
Melanie Gibbs's Third Grade
Class: Pryor Grammer, Mark
Landrum, Danielle Williams, Taneshia
Rexine Haffner's Third Grade
Class: Chelsie Montgomery, Brooke
Poole and Breanna Ross.
Betty Hendrick's Fourth Grade
Class: Chanston Morrison.
Barry Lewis Fourth Grade Class:
Nicky Barkowsky, Joshua Childs,
Myron Lofton, Lauren Robertson,
Linda Skinner's Class: Cory .Davis,
Scotty Crosby and Shannon Hagerty.
Getting Married? Stop by the
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copy of our wedding form.
Re - Elect
Alto Independent School District
Pd. Pol. Adv. by Ricky Glaze, Rt. 1 Box 168, Rusk, Texas 75785
STOP THE KILLER!
The Annual Cherokee County Rabies Vaccination Campaign
begins May 10th and continues through May 17th.
Monday, May 10th
E - Reece (at the Community Center)
E - Pierce's Cnapel (at the old store)
E - Ward's Store Community (Davis')
H - Reklaw (Community Center)
Tuesday, May 11th
S - New Hope (at the Baptist church)
E - New Summerfield (at the school)
E - Ponta (at the Community Center)
H - Atoy (at Maness's Store)
Wednesday, May 12th
S - Mt. Selman (where the old store was)
E - Tecula (at the old store)
K - Central High (Community Center)
E - Mixon (at the store)
H- Rusk (Cherokee Animal Clinic)
Thursday, May 13th
S - Turney (at the old store)
H - Gallatin (at the Community Center)
Friday, May 14th
K - Alto (Kessel Veterinary Clinic)
Saturday, May 15th
ES - Jacksonville (J'ville Animal Shelter)
Monday, May 17th
S - Craft (Craft Baptist Church)
E - Dialville (at the store)
H - Maydelle (at the school)
Prices For 1999
$5 each for all vaccines
Distemper (Feline/Canine) - $5
Corona - $5
Parvo - $5
Bordetella - $5
Feline Leukemia - $5
Rabies - $5
Cherokee Animal Clinic
[71r 7«Tiiioi j
Hwy 69 North, Rusk
The Lowest Prices...
$1 70 per ton
delivered & spread
delivered & spread
$155 per ton
delivered & spread
Minimum order is 3 tons...for lesser amounts save $10
per ton and use our pull behind buggies.
Commercial Spraying is Available
We use only E-2 AMMONIUM NITRATE, Not Urea
Mountain Road Fertilizer
Keith and Sammie Issacs
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Whitehead, Marie. Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 150, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 29, 1999, newspaper, April 29, 1999; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth152422/m1/10/?q=larry%20mclendon: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.