The Tulia Herald (Tulia, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 28, 1994 Page: 2 of 16
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THE TULIA (Swisher County) HERALD
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1994
New mcicr connections reported by
the city of Tulia since last week: Larry
Brittan, 11 North Bowie; Greg Tucker,
513 North Bowie; Tom Carlson, 519
East Broadway; Thomas Roybal Jr., 402
South El Paso; Larry Collins, 308 North
The following friends have expressed
their appreciation for The Tulia Herald
by having their names placed on its
mailing list Joe’s Boot Shop, 901 SW
2nd, Tulia, Texas.
Temperature extremes for the week
were 84 and 39. Rainfall for the week
measured .31 of an inch. Total rainfall
for the month to date has been .72 of an
inch. Total moisture received for die
year to date has been 3.12 inches.
By John Randall
To kill aphids, mix one teaspoon of
dishwashing liquid with a gallon of water
and spray directly onto the insects. The
soap solution will smother them. Four to
six hours later, rinse your plants, since
soapy water makes it difficult for the
plants to breaths.
Itrs A Small World...
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It's a mind-boggling small world for Tulia pastor Rev. Beane Bishop of the
First Christian Church.
In Germany, her niece, Kirsten Leach, and a former Tulian, Danna Behne
Boyles and her new husband James Boyles, all teach in U. S. Department of Defense
Dependents Schools (DoDDS) and art friends. Only recently, thanks to the Tulia
Herald, have they discovered their mutual Tulia connections.
The Herald, on page 1-B of the March 24 issue, featured a photo and article
about Danna and James' wedding recently in Germany. Rev. Bishop's ««»■*• and
brother-in-law, the Revs. Muriel and Bob Leach in Columbia, Missouri, subscribe
to the Herald, read the article, and mailed it on to their daughter, Kirsten.
Later, on Sunday afternoon, April 17, they talked with her by overseas long
distance telephone. She delightedly said that she immediately recognized the
newlyweds in the photo.
Kirsten is on the DoDDS faculty at the Mainz, Germany, U.S. military base,
about 25 miles southwest of Frankfurt, and Danna and James at the Butzbach,
Germany, U. S. military base about 25 miles northeast of Frankfurt They all also
belong to the same Frankfurt American theatre group, recently saw "Oklahoma"
there, and are seeing "Guys and Dolls" this week.
Danna is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dan Behne of Tulia. Kirsten
explained why Danna and James had to have two wedding ceremonies. First was a
civil one in Frankfurt because German law recognizes only civil marriages as legal.
That afternoon they had a Christian wedding at Butzbach.
Kirsten has a brother and sister-in-law, Cori and Julie Leach, in Lubbock. He
is a Navy jet pilot instructor at Reese Air Force Base and she is a Special Education
specialist for the Lubbock public school system. Rev. Bishop says that Kirsten
expects to be in Tulia and Lubbock this summer.
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majority of the people we've come in contact
with have been fine.
Beth and 1 have told our minority interest
in The Herald back to Wendell and Mary
Tom Too ley. We wish nothing but the best
for the Toolcys and their staff. I especially
appreciated Wendell stepping in during my
recent surgery and illness.
This publication is regarded as one of the
leaders in its field in the western half of the
state and among the most quoted. I am con-
vinced it will continue to maintain that status.
Although these almost six years have been
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Charlotte Lones represents 15
years of the total 406 years of bank-
ing experience you will find at FNB
Charlotte joined the staff of First National
Bank in 1979 as a clerk in the bookkeeping
department. The following year she was promoted
to proof operator.
Charlotte is the mother of a 12 year old
daughter April, who is a student at Swinburn
Charlotte comes from a large family and
enjoys their family gatherings. Another favorite
past-time is listening to gospel music. She
serves as secretary-treasurer and Sunday School
teacher at the Assembly of God Church in Tulia.
M. mn. r »DiC
anything but the highlight of my career in
journalism — for a variety of reasons, in-
cluding family tragedies — I wouldn't lake
for them due simply to the opportunity to
make new friends, renew old acquaintances
and work in various endeavors with many,
many super people. Regardless of what the
future holds, there arc countless people wc'vc
crossed paths with since moving to Tulia
whom Beth and I will never forget.
Next Monday morning. I begin Texas De-
partment of Criminal Justice training. Suc-
cessful completion of that training would
lead to an assignment as a correctional officer
"somewhere in the Childress area." That area
covers Amarillo, Childress and other loca-
tions. For the present, I would commute to
work, or stay there during on-duty days if the
location is loo distant to drive.
Will I ever re-enter the newspaper busi-
ness? Thai's a question I have asked myself
frequently. If the right opportunity came
along, the answer possibly would be yes. I've
had a half dozen or so offers within the past
year, and three of them were extremely
tempting, but we need to slay close to our
parents for the present.
Then again. I need some lime away from
meetings, long hours and more meetings; I
have not fully regained all of my pre-illness/
surgery stamina. The new job might be ap-
pealing. It will allow more lime for grandsons
and maybe even planting a rose bush or two.
And I plan to install a computer in out; home
■wfcdta work far tome newapaper friends on
occasion, things such as feature stories. An
offer has already been received to "cover
.......'s (area school) sports for us." If my
schedule works out, I just might do that
Again, best of luck to The Herald's own-
ership and staff. And, aTcxas-sizc THANK
YOU to so many wonderful people for shar-
ing your lives through both good limes and
not so good limes these part almost six years.
I'll miss you!
While giving The Herald last week's
crime report, Abdon Rodriguez pointed
out that officers are "handling the situa-
tions, hopefully before they become ma-
jor. Officers are doing a real good job in
responding and taking care of situations
before rruyor problems develop.”
BOOSTER AWARD TO THOMPSONS — Sharon Thompson accepts a
"T”, signifying the Outstanding Booster Award, she and her husband
Joe Bob received at the THS All-Sports Banquet. Gary Gruben,
retiring Booster Club president, makes the presentation.
— Staff photo
Crime Line Rewards
Swisher County Crlmestoppers, Inc., Is offering cash re-
wards of up to $1,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers
leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the individual(s)
responsible for committing the crime(s).
•On April 20 police investigated a report of the burglary of a
vehicle In the 300 block of North US 87. The report stated an
Individual or Individuals entered a 1989 Pontiac Grand Am,
opened the hood and remoi/ed the front grill. The offense
occurred while the vehicle was parked in a business parking lot
between April 19-20.
•On April 24, police investigated a report of criminal mischief
In the 100 block of SW 2nd. The report states an Indlvidual(s)
broke out the driver side and passenger side windows of a 1987
Chevrolet pickup. The offense occurred while the vehicle was
parked in the parking lot of Swisher Memorial Building between
April 22 and 24.
•On April 25, police investigated a report of the burglary of a
habitation in the 500 block of E. Broadway. The report states an
individual(s) entered a residence and made off with a Sega
game gear, a Super Nintendo entertainment system and four
games. The offense occurred between 7:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
on April 25.
Crlmestoppers' phone number, 995-4800, will be answered
any hour of the day or night. Identity of citizens who supply
information and qualify for rewards remains anonymous.
THE TULIA HERALD
WendellTooley, Co-Publisher. Jim Rey-
nolds, Editor-Co-Publisher. Published
each Thursday by The Tulia Herald, Inc.
at 115 South Austin, Tulia, Swisher
County, Texas 79088. Paid as second
class matter at the Post Office at Tulia,
Texas, under the Act of March 1, 1979.
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Thelma Hagains, 72, of Amarillo, died
Wednesday. April 20, 1994.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in
Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of
Memories, 8969 E. Interstate 40, with Jim
Price of Non-Denominational Church offi-
ciating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cem-
Mrs. Hagains was bom in Wayside. She
graduated from Happy High School, she
married Linder Hagains in 1943 at Charles-
ton, S. C. She moved to Amarillo from
Beaumont in 1947. She was an assembler-
inspector at Maywood Door and Shutter and
retired after 30 years.
Survivors include her husband, two
daughters, Linda Hagains of Abilene and
Loretta Bridges of Amarillo; a son, Charles
Hagains of Amarillo; Five sisters, Evelyn
Bums of Burkbumett, Margaret Spencer of
Taiban, N. M., Phylis Mathis and Dale Pryor,
both of Happy, and Wilma Walker of
Edgewood, N. M. three brothers, Wayne
S luder of Kentucky, Wilbur S luder of Pampa
and Wendell Sluder of Amarillo; five
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren
Fairy Correne Roper
Fairy Correne Roper, 77, of Houston died
Monday, April 25,1994, at 12 Oaks Hospital
in Houston. She was a sister-in-law of Inez
Roper of Tulia.
Services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday in
Lemons Memorial Chapel in Plainview. Of-
ficiating was the Rev. Richard Bales, pastor
of First United Methodist Church in Canyon.
Interment was made in Plainview Cem-
Miss Roper was bom Jan. 2, 1917, in
Eastland. She moved from Eastland to Pla-
inview at age 2, attended Plainview schools
was graduated from Wayland Baptist Col-
lege (now University) in 1937. She graduated
from Lippcrt's Business College in 1940.
Miss Roper worked as an executive sec-
retary in Oklahoma City. During World War
II she was in the Navel Reserve in Dallas and
later worked as an executive secretary in
Dallas and Houston. She received a BRA
from the University of Houston in 1961.
A life member of Southwestern
University’s President's Council since 1977,
she was a member of the Women's Club at the
University of Houston, the Houston Sym-
phony Orchestra, the Gcnoological Forum of
Houston, the Alexander Love Chapter of
Daughters of American Revolution (DAR)
and Society of Women at Rice University.
She was a member of St. Luke's United
Methodist Church in Houston.
The 14th of 16 siblings, she had farming
interested in Hale County.
Her survivors include one brother, Fred
Garrett Roper of New Home; four sisters-in-
law, Thelma Ropier of Plainview, Inez Roper
ofTulia, Vaudc Roper of lAibbock and Mc/Ha
Ropier of New Home; several nieces and
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