Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 29, 1982 Page: 4 of 8
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Diabetes Committee Holds Hearing
The Committee on Diabetes
Services In Texas will bold public hearings
on August 6-7, 1962, at the Laredo Civic
Center, 1400 San Bernardo, Laredo, Texas.
Because of the high incidence of diabetes
in the Mexican-American population, the
committee is particularly interested ir
hearing testimony concerning the progress
and problems involved in treating the
disease in this region.
Officials of local health departments,
.medical professionals from the private
sector, organizations representing Mexican-
American citizens, and other individuals
are scheduled to testify at these hearings.
The committee is studying efforts in the
areas of research, education, and treatment
in both the public and private sectors.
Information collected in these hearings
will be issued in a report to the 68th
Legislature in Januaiy 1983. The report will
make recommendations on the level of
involvement for the State as well as
programs to meet that goal.
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Lydia Odette Mendieta of Bruni,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Armando A.
Mendieta, and Reymundo Gonzalez, Jr., son
of Mrs. Leonor S. Gonzalez and the late
Reymundo Gonzalez were joined in
marriage July 10.
The double ring ceremony was con-
ducted at the Blessed Sacrament Church of
Laredo with the Reverend Larry Sandlin
officiating. The bride was given in
marriage by her father.
Maids-of-honor were Suzel and Selina
Mendieta. Bridesmaids included Myra Leo,
Cindy Burton, Adriana Guerra, Brenna
Corse, Maria de Jesus Gonzalez, Norma
Olivarez and Martha Saenz.
Dolores Petrita Saenz was the flower girl.
Ringbearer was Cary Caro.
Alfredo Cortinas served the groom as best
man. Groomsmen included Carlos Luna,
Steve Leal, Leo Guerra, George Corse, Joe
Guerra, Roberio Olivarez and Rene
Ushers were Daniel Mendieta, Zenon
Perez, Jr. and Ricardo Perez.
Padrinos de arras were Mr. and Mrs.
Octavilo Guajardo; padrinos de lazo were
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Mendieta; padrinos de
cojines were Mr. and Mrs. Zenon Perez; and
padrinos de libro y rosario were Mr. and
Mrs. Felipe Saenz.
Wedding music was provided by Mariachi
Frontera, Gracie Naranjo and Manuel
A reception and dance followed the
ceremony. The reception was held at St.
Patricks Church Parish Hall in Laredo.
After a wedding trip to Cozumel, Mexico
the couple will reside in Corpus Christi.
Letter To The Editor
WEDDING DATE SET-Maria Antonieta Lopez, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvaro
Lopez of Rio Grande City and Ernesto Banda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reyes Banda of
Edinburg will be united in marriage, Aug. 14 at the Immaculate Comception Church.
The bride is a graduate of Rio Grande City High School and Pan American Univer-
sity. The groom, a graduate of Edinburg High School has been accepted into the
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RIO GRANDE
In recent weeks, a rash of theft and
burglaries as well as acts of vandalism has
been reported county-wide but especially so
in Rio Grande City. More often than not,
juveniles were involved. These juveniles,
who soon after their arrests, were released
to the custody of their parents only to repeat
over and again their rampage of destruc-
Items of great sentimental value, many
times of little monetary worth were taken -
irreplaceble items belonging to some loved
one who has since passed on.
Batteries and hub caps were removed
from cars from people at their place of
employment. What could not be taken was
demolished needlessly. Windows broken,
batteries battered, tires slashed, store front
windows shattered. WHEN WILL IT STOP?
Private citizens are beginning to buy guns
like never before. They act in fear and out
of a need to protect their family and
property. Will it take a tragic even fatal
incident to shock us to the reality of the
situation around us?
Are the parents of these young people
aware of what their children do? DO THEY
CARE? If my child breaks the window at
my neighbor's home you can be sure I would
be expected to pay for it. If the youngster
was 14-18,1 would expect him to assume his
responsibility to restore it. By that age most
young people should know what is right and
wrong. Conscience and common sense
would dictate the appropriate action.
Teenagers want to be treated as adult; to
decide for themselves to drive; to marry but
not when it comes to the law. f hey demand
the protection provided; Their campaign
continues. Again I ask, WHEN WILL IT
Name withheld by request
Women who change their name-whether
because of marriage, divorce, or other
reasons should be certain to report the
change to Social Security, Jose J. Trevino
Social Security district manager in
McAllen, said recently.
"Employers report earnings under the
name by which their employees are
known," Mr. Trevino said. "If the workers'
names are not listed correctly, their ear-
nings will not be properly recorded, and
they may not receive all the Social Security
credit due them."
A name change should be reported on the
"Application for a Social Security Number
Card, " which may be obtained from any
Social Security office. Proof of identity
under both the old and new names will be
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Starr 4-H Takes Show
Starr County participants dominated the
winner's circle during the recent 4-H fashion
show. Melissa Ann "Missy" Ramirez and
Monica Montalvo, both of San Isidro will we
two of four participants to represent the
South District at the State 4-H Fashion
Review at Corpus Christi, in September.
During the show, Ramirez modeled a
four-piece tailored ensemble of wool and
charmeuse with Victorian style navy jacket,
plaid culottes, white pullover blouse and
reversible beret. Her entry was selected for
the first place wool award, and best daytime
Montalvo, showed off in a formal gown of
moire taffed taffeta, featuring a blue
cummerbund trimmed with a blue flower of
the same material and matching umbrella
to accentuate her evening attire. Her
selection was chosen best evening and
Also placing in the show was Elda Mon-
talvo, chosen as senior alternate., and
Maria Hinojosa, representing Zapata
County with the best-entry for a nine-year-
NEW BORDER PATROL OFFICERS-Joining the Border Patrol office in Rio
Grande City are San Juanita Couturier and Arnold W. Montez. They are two of the
recently placed officers. (Herald Photo)
RAYMOND P. MUSSETT, M.D.
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Mathis, Dora Barrera. Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 29, 1982, newspaper, July 29, 1982; Edinburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194882/m1/4/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rio Grande City Public Library.