The Sachse Sentinel (Sachse, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 5, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 1, 1977 Page: 1 of 6

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VOL. 2 NO. 5 MAY 1977 S'CHSE TE"S rr FR"
The preschoolers had a special treat this
month. The first of April we visited the
Sachse Fire Station. Fire Chief Joe Stone
showed us around and told us about the
equipment, then he gave us all fire hats and
let us take a ride on the fire truck. We all
enjoyed our visit and now know the
different activities of a fireman.
We have also been studying about plants.
We planted our own seeds and they are
growing. This week we are studying about
the circus. We are going to have our own
circus. Some of us will be clowns, acrobats,
different types of animals and we'll even
have a ring master and popcorn.
We got three new students this month.
Mike Harrington, and Debbie and Darlene
Varughese We are glad to have them.
If you are interested in sending your
youngster to our preschool for next year,
please contact Janet Hughs at 495-1266 as
soon as possible. We have a limited
Pre-schoolers pictured in front row are: Gary Genitry,
Mark Jones, Clark Formaniak, Mike Hughs, teacher-
Janet Hughs and Amy Jones. In back row: Chris Lemons,
Mike Harrington, Amber Kaiser, Jeremy Stinnett, Nathan
Majors and Stacy Foster
As a sign of Sachse growing and on the
move, a new sub-division got off the ground
and rolling last month.
The new sub-division is West Creek
Acres, located on Sachse Road, across
from the water tower, and is being
A special meeting was held by the city
council on April 7, 1977 for the purpose of
the swearing in of the newly elected mayor
and two council members. The oath of
office was administered by the city
secretary to Tommy Roan-mayor and
Leroy Chastain and Dan Scarborough as
council members.
Results of April 2nd voting: Mayor, Bill
Cardin 170; Tommy Roan ISO Council,
Wayne Miller 164; Leroy Chastain 181; J A.
Hutchinson 169; Dan Scarborough 182
At a special council meeting on April 18,
1977, the council elected former mayor
Mary Jo Killingsworth to fill the vacant
seat on the council, created when Tommy
Roan was elected as mayor and Dan
Scarborough was elected as the new major
A district attorney was having
trouble with one of the wit-
nesses, a rather pugnacious old man.
"Are you acquainted with any
of the jurymen?" asked the dis-
trict attorney.
"More than half," grunted the
"Are you willing to swear that
you know more than half of
The old man flocked a look over
the jury box. "If it comes to
that," he drawled, "I'm willing to
swear 1 know more than all of them
put together."
Tentative summer school dates have
been announced by Bobby Wynn, summer
school principal.
Registration will take place from 8 a.m.
until noon, Friday, June 3, in the Garland
High School cafeteria with classes
beginning June 6 and concluding July 22.
July 4 will be the only holiday of the
seven-week period
Classes will run from 7:45a.m. until 12:15
p.m., Monday through Friday. High school
and middle school sessions will be 80
minutes in length and elementary classes
will run 60 minutes. Cost is $20 per class
All classes will meet for one period each
day with the exception of American history
and American government. American
history classes meet each day for four
hours, and American government meets
two hours and forty minutes daily.
Additonal high school courses planned
include a variety of English classes,
geography and mathematics. "We will
offer any course with at least 15 students
indicating an interest," Wynn said
Middle school courses in reading, math
and English will be taught, and elementary
classes in reading and math round out the
tentative schedule, according to Wynn.
Students should direct questions about
summer school to their school counselor,
Wynn requested.
Mothers' Day, Sunday May 8, will be a
special day in the life of Sachse Christian
Church All mothers will be honored and we
will be honoring four very special mothers
with beautiful carnation corsages. The
youngest mother present, the senior
mother present, the mother with most
children present with her, and the mother
with the most family present with her
(family includes in-laws, grandchildren,
etc.) will receive corsages
Everyone will be invited to our regular
fellowship dinner that follows the morning
worship service.
developed by Lynch Land Development Co.
The first phase of West Creek Acres
contains about 31 acres of land with 26 lots
plotted on one acre or about one acre of
land. Two foundations in the development
have been started at this time.
After many hours of schooling and time
with the Sachse Fire Department, last
month seven members of the department
received their certificates from the
certification board in Austin as certified
fire fighters. The seven were: Joe J. Stone,
James Hankins, Fred Whitfill, Ken Ashley,
Lee Hutson, Floyd Stracener, Devon Reed
All other members of the fire department
are in a training program that will also
qualify them as certified firemen.
Kenneth Scarborough, a retired Dallas
fireman, also received his certificate as a
certified instructor for the Sachse Fire
Rev. Leonard vVood
Sachse Assembly of God Church
pleased to announce that Rev. Leonard
Wood is now teaching the Wednesday night
Bible Study. Rev. Wood pastored the First
Assembly of God Church in Garland for
twenty-eight years. He has since preached
and taught in various churches, seminars,
and biblical institutes. His knowledge and
experiences cover a broad scope of human
needs and questions, and his humor adds
spice to his ministry as he unfolds God's
plan for Christianity in everyday living.
Pastor Jimmie Capehart invites anyone to
attend these studies each Wednesday night
at 7:30.
Pictured in front row are: Karen Stinnett, Amber Kaiser,
and Michael Hughs (Pre-school students) and Mrs. Janet
Hughs (Pre -school teacher). In back row are: Jeane
Miller, Kathryn Mowell, and Alicia Willis. Members not
pictured are: Shannon Harrington, Gina Sinor and Holly
The Buttlerfly Blue Birds from the 2nd
and 3rd grades at Northlake Elementary
School particiapted in a district wide
Camp Fire Birthday Project of Service to
children They made 30 self-correcting
learning games, emphasizing shapes and
colors, for the Sachse Christian Church
The girls recently returned from a
weekend trip to the Lazy L Guest Ranch
near Terrell. They earned almost all of the
money for the trip from the Camp Fire
Candy Sale anu a bake sale which was held
in Wylie. They would like to thank the many
generous Sachse citizens who supported
these efforts.
Any girls who will be in the 4th or 5th
grades next year and would like to join this
group next fall may call the group
leader-Mrs Frances Stinnett at 495-3841
Openings are limited

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