The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 140, No. 89, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 6, 1994 Page: 5 of 36
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Thursday, January 6,1994
THE BASTROP ADVERTISER
Agriculture forum set in Austin
Keep informed about farm safety
By Ronald L. Lindsey
Bastrop County Extension Agent-Agri-
Successful farmers and
ranchers (know accidents and
work related illnesses cost time,
money ami sometimes life. So,
protecting safety and health
mugfbe a top management goal.
^age to prevent accidents
and wOrk-related illnesses:
/I? Make safety part of every
• Train new and/or inexperi-
• Buy quality products and
take proper care of them.
• Read and heed instructions
in operator's manuals., on labels
•Establish an on-farm/ranch
safety program that includes
regular inspection of all equip-
ment, tools and facilities.
• Establish safe procedures
for all jobs and follow through
to see they are carried out. You
budget money for fuel, seed and
other fanning inputs. •
Adding a little more for
equipment, SOPS for tractors,
machine guards and fire extin-
guisher-can protect the most
important farming input of all;
YOU. Be prepared for fire,
weather, medical an accident
emergencies. Keep informed
about safety and health. Take
advantage of opportunities to
learn first-aid, defensive driving
and water safety.
Fee refund must be filed with TDA
The Texas Department of
Agriculture, through the Texas
Agriculture Finance Authority,
is processing refund claims for
people who do not Wish to pay a
$5 farm motor vehicle fee used
to finance a Young Fanner Loan
The refunds had been pro-
cessed by the state comptroller
until August 29, when autho-
rization was transferred to TDA.
About $1.7 million has been
raised for the program from
farm motor vehicle fees that
were collected beginning Jan-
uary 1, 1992, through August
29. Those who wish to receive a
Senior driving classes
slated January 25, 26
55 Alive Mature Driving
classes are being offered Jan-
uary 25 and 26 for Bastrop area
The classes are from 1 to 5
each day at the Bastrop Senior
Center for a cost of $8.
For more information call
Everette Owens at 303-6402 or
the senior center at 321-7907.
County Democrats to meet
The Bastrop County Demo-
cratic Party will meet Thursday,
January 6 at 7:30 p.m. at party
headquarters in Bastrop, 707
Many political issues will be
NARFE meeting scheduled
The regular meeting of the
National Association of Retired
Federal Employees will be held
on Wednesday, January 12 at 2
Old Town Emporium
815 Main - - 321-3635
Arts - CraIts & UnIque Gifts
SoMEThiiviq spEciAl For someone spEciAl.
Bomb Spaces AvAikblE
• Ladles • Men • Children
Large Ladies Sizes XL thru XXXL
$1.00 General Merchandise items
Monday - Saturday 10 am - 8 pm
Between HEB & Wal-Mart
next door totlttle Caesars
refund must file for a claim with
TAFA, P.O. Box 12847, Austin,
TX 78711. Refund claim forms
are provided by local county tax
claims must be filed within 30
days of paying the fee.
For more information contact
TDA at (512) 475-1619.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary
Mike Espy heads a list of state
and national policy makers
scheduled to speak at an all-day
forum in Austin on Wednesday,
February 9 on issues related to
the impact of agriculture on
The public forum will be at
the LBJ Auditorium on the East
Campus of The University of
Texas at Austin from 8 a.m. un-
til 4 p.m. Attendance is free.
Entitled "Agriculture &
ean Water," the forum is
sponsored by the Lower Col-
orado River Authority, the Lyn-
don B. Johnson School of Pub-
lic Affairs, U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency Region 6,
and the Austin American-
Statesman. It is the fifth in a se-
ries of forums, called Partners in
Policy, that address environ-
mental and energy issues of
concern to Texas and the nation.
The upcoming forum is con-
sidered timely and important^
because pollution from agricul-
tural runoff has been identified
by the EPA as the major re-
maining challenge to protecting
our nation's water resources.
The program agenda includes
sessions on the effect of national
environmental policy on agri-
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Annual event set
discussed at this monthly meet-
ing. All Bastrop County citizens
interested in the Democratic
Party and these issues are in-
vited to attend.
The 1994 Homemakers
School, "Celebration of Taste,"
sponsored by the Bastrop Ad-
vertiser, is scheduled for Tues-
day, February 15. These long-
running events will be held in
only 300 locations across the 48
states during 1994.
Erlene Goertz of the Adver-
tiser announced the onstage
demonstration of food and
equipment, fun and prizes for
the Bastrop area. "We know
people here will enjoy it—and
every attendee will receive a
free cookbook including the
recipes prepared on stage—plus
much more," said Mrs. Goertz.
Lucinda Kahny, home
economist with Homemakers
Schools, the company from
Madison, Wisconsin presenting
the program, will be in Bastrop
on January 12. She will be
talking with the staff of the Ad-
vertiser and meeting representa-
tives from local businesses.
. • )
CHADD meets January 11
p.m. in the Cecil B. Long
Community Room of the First
National Bank in Bastrop.
All Federal retirees are in-
The Bastrop County chapter
of Children and Adults with
Attention Deficit Disorders
(CHADD) will meet January 11
at Emile Elementary School at 7
Linda Classen will be guest
speaker. She will discuss the
CHADD National Conference
that she attended last October in
The meeting is open to the
public. For more information
call Joyce Burrow at 303-4091.
Bill & Mike's
Small Engine Repair
All of their Christmas Drawing Winners
EspEciAlly Darwin French and son zachary
winner of iNe flRST pRIZE: A chainsaw
Hwy. 71 East across from Lonfihorn Ford
culture, agriculture and non-
point source pollution, the im-
pact of animal management
practices and farm and ranch
operations on water quality, and,
the future of agricultural prac-
tices and regulation in Texas.
Espy, a former U.S. Repre-
sentative from Mississippi, will
speak on "The Quality of Life in
Rural America: The Challenge
of Sustainable Agriculture."
Other scheduled participants
include: Bill Burton, Deputy
Assistant to the President and
White House Staff Director;
U.S. Rep. Greg Laughlin; Slate
Sen. Bill Sims, Chairman, Natu-
ral Resources Committee;
Robert Wayland III, Director,
Office of Wetlands, Oceans and
Watersheds, U.S. Environmen-
tal Protection Agency; Texas
Agriculture Commissioner Rick
Perry; Texas Land Commis-
sioner Garry Mauro; John Hall,
Chair, Texas Natural Resource
Harry Whitworth, President,
Texas Agricultural Chemical
Council; and Mark Rose, Gen-
eral Manager, Lower Colorado
Watch the Advertiser for
more details about "Celebration
of Taste," the 1994 Homemak-
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McAuley, Davis. The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 140, No. 89, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 6, 1994, newspaper, January 6, 1994; Bastrop, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth409799/m1/5/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.