The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 83, No. 98, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 7, 1990 Page: 3 of 18
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Seminole (Texas) Sentinel, Sunday, October" 1990,
DISTINGUISHED COUNTY OFFICE AWARD-The Gaines Counly ASCS office of Seminole
was honored as a Distinguished County Office in an award ceremony in Washington, D.C. Keith
Bjerke, ASCS Administrator, presented the award "for exceptional knowledge and administration
of ASCS programs and carrying out their responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner despite a
heavy workload." Out of over 2700 counties, only 26 were awarded this distinction, ASCS's highest
honor. The award is a tribute to the employees of the office. Pictured are (first row, I to r) Gaylia S.
Presley, Nancy Condit, Tandy A. Kephart, Brenda J. Hughes, Lupie C. Gomez, Program
Assistants; Dan Shaw; (second row) Robert Paschal, Doris H. Green, Janice Williams, Dorinda K.
Spradlin, Pauline Roberson, Program Assistants; Peggy S. Jones, Chief Program Assistant; (third
row) John W. Hall, County Executive Director; Harmon Mills, Chairman; Pat A. Lea, Debra
Patterson, Program Assistants; Terri L. McKenzie, Keith Bjerke. Not pictured, Delmon Ellison, Jr.,
and Wayne Nixon, Member of the ASC County Committee.
New residents of Seminole the
past week, according to water
connection applications at City
Jeanie Blake, 1210 SW 4th; -
Frank Ybaben, 711 SW Ave.
Connie Ramirez, 703 SE Ave.
G, P.O. Box 1892;
John Shrum, 308 SE J; 806
Burger Loft, 1313 S Main,
CRP payments delayed
The Gaines County ASCS
office has announced a delay in
CRP payments due to budget
According, to the office, the
Office of Management and
Budget (OMB) sequestered the
CRP program for fiscal year
1991, as it did in fiscal year 1990,
when no reduction was ultimately
necessary because of excess
Until the budget agreement
was announced Sept. 30, the
possibility of a reduction had
been possible. In fact, until
legislation to implement the
budget agreement is law, and
final fiscal year 1991
appropriations are in place, full
payment cannot be guaranteed.
Payments were scheduled to
be made Oct. 1, but the final CRP
appropriation was not enacted. It
has been anticipated that it may
be enacted by Oct. 20 and
following enactment, the law
requires funds be apportioned by
OMB. No problems arc
anticipated, but the ASCS said
they must deal with procedural
The ASCS office said they
regretted the necessary delay of
the payments and hopes to make
100 per cent of payments due,
possibly as early as Nov. 1.
Federal government offices in
Seminole will be closed in
observance of the Columbus Day
All four financial institutions,
Seminole National Bank, First
National Bank, the Seminole
Branch of Andrews Savings and
Loan and Bluebonnet Savings
Bank, will be closed for the
holiday Monday, but will re-open
at the regular time Tuesday.
In addition, the U.S. Post
Office in Seminole will be closed
and no home delivery will be
offered. However, box service
will take place as usual.
All other governmental
offices, the Seminole schools,
and all businesses surveyed will
remain open as usual Monday.
Seminole Rotary Club was
entertained by a vocal trio as the
program for its regular noon
luncheon Thursday at the Senior
Singing a medley of cowboy
western songs and recitations
were Doug Harriman, Bruce
Allen, and J. R. Sewell.
Members were reminded that
the flags were to be displayed
Monday for Columbus Day, and
that the October 25 meeting
would be cancelled in lieu of the
School Open House luncheon on
Vernon Paul was installed as a
new member of the club.
Twenty-nine were present for
the meeting including two other
guests, Max Townsend and
Loop school board to meet
The Loop school board will
hold its regular meeting at 8 p m.
Monday to consider a lengthy
Board members will consider
bids for prpperty insurance for
the 1990-91 school year, consider
bids for legal liability protection
and errors and omissions for the
1990-91 school year, consider
bids for auditorium renovation,
approve the 1990 tax roll.
consider employment of the
school auditor for the fiscal year,
consider use of a drug detection
dog, and consider regular
In addition, the board will
receive information on the Top
10 taxpayers, a record
management program, a student
accounting audit report and the
Texas school finance system.
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DANIEL MC LEMORE
Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Christian
Church for Daniel Dawayne McLemore of Las Vegas, NM, with the
Rev. Dennis Glasgow officiating. Burial, under direction of Griffin
Funeral Home, followed in Prairie Haven Cemetery.
McLemore, 28, died Sunday in Las Vegas, NM. Cause of death
had not been determined, according to authorities.
He was born Oct. 1, 1963, in Seminole. He lived in Hobbs, NM,
most of his life, where he graduated from Hobbs High School and
was an Eagle Scout. He was a student at Luna Vo-Tech in Las
Vegas, and a member of First Christian Church in Hobbs.
Survivors include his father, John McLemore of Hobbs, his
mother, Lois McLemore, also of Hobbs, and one sister, Juanita Carda
of San Francisco, CA, and several Seminole relatives.
VICKY RENEE SHELTON
Services for Vicky Renee Shelton, 28, of Artesia, NM, formerly of
Seminole, will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at the Southside
Church of Christ on Old Cavern Highway, Carlsbad, NM, under
direction of Denton Funeral Home of Carlsbad. Leo Copeland of
Seventh Street Church of Christ, Seminole, will officiate.
She died Oct. 4 at her home in Artesia, NM. She was a member of
the Church of Christ.
Known survivors include her mother Lou Owens; her father, Dale
Rice; two brothers, Mike and Danny; and one sister, Lisa.
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Fisher, David. The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 83, No. 98, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 7, 1990, newspaper, October 7, 1990; Seminole, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth440116/m1/3/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gaines County Library.