The Kerens Tribune (Kerens, Tex.), Vol. 111, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 2003 Page: 3 of 6
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F amily /Lifestyle
The Kerens Tribune • August 14, 2003 • Page 3
CHRISTIAN FIDELITY MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT Independent Agent: GENE McDOUGALD
800-583-3301 OR 874-2301 Annuity, Life, Health, Long Term Care___
S.S. offers service for the
deaf or hard of hearing
By David Helmer
Corsicana District Manager
without the need for a lo-
cal relay system. Whenfil-
— ing an immediate claim,
Individuals who are deaf individuals should be pre-
or hard of hearing may ap- pared to furnish certain in-
ply for Social Security ben- formation such as the
efits immediately when amount of their earnings in
they call the Social Secu- the previous year, dates of
rity Administration's Na- military service and bank
tional toll-free TTY/TDD account information for di-
number, 1-800-325-0778. rect deposit.
The Social Security Ad- The paperwork corn-
ministration wants all pleted by TTY7TDD dur-
Americans to have access ing the initial contact appli-
to the services we provide, cation will be mailed to the
The agency will continue to applicant for review and
develop and implement in- signature. The applicant
novative technology that may return the printed
improves the services we claim by mail or in-person
deliver to the public. to his or her local Social
People who are deaf or Security office along with
hard of hearing may imme- any documents requested
diately file for retirement, during the interview,
survivors, Medicare and Anyone desiring more
lump sum death benefits information about Social
without an appointment. Security and its programs
Callers may now dial 1- may visit SSA's website
800-325-0778, Monday Social Security online -
through Friday, 7 a.m.. to 7 www.socialsecurity.gov
p.m. and file a claim for or call 1-800-772-1213.
benefits using a TTY7TDD People who are deaf or hard
machine, which enables the of hearing may call, our toll-
person to communicate di- free TTY number, 1-800-
rectly with a representative 325-0778.
Kerens ISD Menu
Monday, August 18 ^ .
Breakfast: Donuts, Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Milk and Juice
Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Big Com Dog, Mashed Po-
tatoes, Pears, Rolls, Milk
Tuesday, August 19 .
Breakfast: Biscuit/Jelly, Cereal, Sausage, Milk, Juice
Lunch: Pizza, Burrito, Salad, Pineapple, Milk
Wednesday, August 20
Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza, Toast/Jelly, Cereal, Milk,
JULunch: Steaks, Salmon Loaf, Potatoes, Tropical Fmit,
Thursday, August 21 .
Breakfast: Waffles/Syrup, Cereal, Toast, Milk, Juice
Lunch: Crispito, Chef Salad, Pinto Beans, Peaches,
Friday, August 22 1
Breakfast: Cinnamon Rolls, Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Milk,
Lunch: Hamburgers, Chicken Sandwich, Freedom
Fries, Burger Salad, Fmit Cocktail, Milk
Kerens L/forarv Summer
SUMMER READING PROGRAM-participants received
certificates at the last meeting on Wednesday, August
6. The certificates were signed by Texas Governor Rick
perry. Neal Williams photo
The Kerens Libraiy Sum- backpack for reading 10
mer Reading Program had books.
48 children enrolled in the Guest readers were: Mary
program. They were: Ponder, Neal Williams, Dale
Lyndsey and Callie Davis, Lisa Pratt, Kathy
Bingham; Sabrina Pruitt; Ware, Johnny Vanibuls,
B.J. Wolfe; Bailey Saunders; Helen Griffiths, Johnny
Manuel, Nicholas and Gaby Corbell, Bobbie Fessenden
Chairez; Colton and Caison and Kenna Beck.
Ware; Randa Force; Will Volunteers assisting with
Wallace; Lane and Hunter the program were:Cathy
Green; Lauren and Katie Beall, Frances Lee, Mary
Atkeisson; Esmarelda and Ponder, Lisa Pratt, Suzanne
Jacob Delgado; Janet and Odom, Neal Williams, Marie
Eric Guerra; Michelle Castillo, Judy Baker, Amy
Odom; Kally and Elizabeth Bingham, Micha Smith,
Pratt; Cody Polak; Cody, Imelda Delgado, Ashley
Stacy and Sarah Turner; Payne, TannaHeaden, Mel-
Megan Stegall; Garrett issa Headen, Matthew
Stutts; Cristina Moreno; Odom, Diane Lang, Karen
Astra Grant; Patricia and Wilcox, Shelly Turner, Rose
Dawn Morgan; Noah Solis; Stegall, Kyle Ware, Becky
LaTasha and Robin Turner; Auerbach, Gary Auerbach,
Kaitlyn, Hayden and Trinity Alyssa Auerbach, Twynette
Corbell; Preston Conger; Morgan, Schreese Vanibuls,
Christina Loscuito; Cody TilheMcVay, Teresa Corbell,
Watson; Angel Boykin; A.J. Loscuito and Janita
Paul, Karen and Renae Conger.
McVay; Dakota DeKart Thanks to all who partici
and Casey Brumbelow. pated and helped in any way.
Michelle Odom won a trip With a list this long, there is
to the Texas Freshwater bound to be someone who
Fisheries Center and getting was left out. Just let us know
her story printed in the and we will make the correc-
Kerens Tribune for reading tion next week,
the most books (46); J anet The summer reading pro
Guerra received a back- gram was a huge success anc
pack for reading 20 books we look forward to an even
and Eric Guerra received a better one next year.
- WALTER CARTER PIERCE
Walter Carter Pierce, 77, of Roane passed away August
7,2003, at Navarro Regional U\ |ital aftw a brief illness.
Services were held at Corley Funeral Chapel with the
Rev. Nathan Andrews officiating. Interment followed at
^Carter'was bom mrch 4,1926, in Powell. He graduated
from Kerens High School in 1944. He was a veteran of
World War II. He spent much of his adult live in Arlington
before returned to Roane in 1987.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Billye Pierce of
Roane; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Tom Hall ol
Arlington; three brothers, two grandsons, nieces and nept>
ews and friends. . ,
Pallbearers were Alan Pierce, Troy Lynn Pierce, Ricky
Pierce, Bob Johnson, John Hall and James Hall.
Kerens Volunteer Firemen attend
annual Fire Training School
Bill Stovall, Kerens Fire Marshal, and a member of the
Corsicana Fire Department, served, recently as a guest in-
structor for the 74th Annual Municipal Texas Fire Train-
ing School in College Station.
Those attending as students from Kerens were: Kenny
Rivers, Tucker Hass, Bryan Ware and Jeremy Spicer.
Each summer, The Annual School enrolls more tnan
2,500 fire prevention, suppression, control and safety per-
sonnel from municipalities, industries, state and federal
agencies and the armed services representing over 775 cit-
ies from 25 states and numerous provinces and countries.
Over 500 Guest Instructors volunteer their time and ex-
pertise to provide training for the 2500 students.
The school consists of five days of rigorous classroom
lectures and hands-on field exercises at one of the largest
fire training facilities in the world and is sponsored by the
Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a member
By David Sung
What happens to bad firemen.
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