The West News (West, Tex.), Vol. 109, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 10, 1999 Page: 3 of 12
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The West News - Thursday, June 10,1999
Shannon Michelle Moreau and Timothy Ross Scott
united in marriage May 22 in McKinney
Mrs.Timothy Ross Scott
(Bride formerly Shannon Michelle Moreau)
Shannon Michelle Moreau
and Timothy Ross Scott united
in marriage on May 22, 1999 at
Stonebridge Country Club in
McKinney with Pastor Marty
The bride is the daughter of
Norm and Donna Rauner of
Carrollton and Doug and Joanne
Moreau of Carrollton, and the
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Miller of Big Sandy and
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Moreau of
Maypearl and the late Mrs. Bebe
The groom is the son of Bill
and Naomi Scott of West, and
the grandson of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Popp of Abbott and
the late Mr. and Mrs. Wade Scott
Matron of Honor was Katie
Damaske, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were April Holland,
Debbie Scott, Joanna Westing,
and Meri Trema Florence.
Best Man was Travis Scott,
brother of the groom. Grooms-
men were Jamey Hutchison, Jeff
Sinnott, Stephen Hutyra, and
Flower girl was Amy Holecek
and ring bearer was Regen
House party members were
Toni Holecek and Sherry Huey.
Ushers were Justin Tank-
ersley and Jeff Damaske.
A reception and dance were
held at Stonebridge Country
The bride is a graduate of
Crandall High School and is
employed with United Parcel
The groom is a graduate of
West High School and Texas
Tech University and is employed
with Renaissance Information
After a honeymoon to Ja-
maica, the couple will reside in
scheduled July 31 Lisa Kay Putman and Jason Tyler Blakemore
at Hill College exchange wedding vows June 5 in Tours
Mr. and Mrs. Jonn T. Nicholson Jr. are pleased to announce the
engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Nicholson, to Larry
Mynarcik Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mynarcik Sr. of Ross.
Jennifer is the granddaughter of Mary Summers and the late
Merle Lynn Summers of Abilene, and Mr. and Mrs. John T.
Nicholson of Woodville.
Larry is the grandson ofGeorgieMacik and the late Henry Macik
of Penelope, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mynarcik of West.
Jennifer is a 1996 graduate of Baylor University with BA in
Psychology and a Masters in Educational Psychology. She is
currently employed by Itasca Independent School District.
Larry is a 1990 graduate of West High School and a 1995
graduate of Sam Houston State University with a BS in Agricul-
tural Education. He is currently employed by Alvarado Indepen-
dent School District.
A June 19 wedding is planned at St. Mary's Catholic Church of
the Assumption in West.
Kimberly Cooper, daughter of
Roy and Nelda Cooper of Leroy,
graduated with honors in biol-
ogy from Cornell University in
Ithaca, New York on May 30.
Attending her graduation
were her parents and sister,
Kelly, and Dr. and Mrs. William
R. Reagan and Amy of Longview.
She will attend graduate
school in Seattle, Washington in
the fall. There she will be en-
rolled in the PhD program in
Molecular and Cell Biology at
the University of Washington
and Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Qrochoske - Snokhous
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Biles of West and Mr. Douglas Snokhous of
Tours are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter,
Valerie Snokhous, to Jason Grochoske, son of Karen and Gary
Grochoske, both of West.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of West High School and is
currently attending McLennan Community College. She is seeking
a bachelor's degree in accounting.
The prospective groom is a 1993 graduate of West High School.
He is employed by Jim's Machine Company of Itasca.
A July 31,1999 wedding is planned at St. Mary's Catholic Church
of the Assumption in West.
Kelli Kubacak graduated from
Midland Lutheran College in
Fremont, Nebraska on May 16.
She graduated Magna cum
Laude with a Bachelor of Sci-
ence degree in Business Admin-
istration with management and
Kelli and her parents, Frank
and Connie Williams, hosted an
open house on the Fremont Din-
ner Tarin. Those attending from
West were her father, Anthony,
Carol and Laura Kubacak; her
brother, Tony and Cindy
Kubacak, and her grandparents,
W.D. and Donna Mangrum and
George and Mary Ann Kubacak.
Descendants of John and
Maria Glatter will have their
22nd annual family reunion on
June 12 at Cottonwood Hall.
Registration begins at 10 a.m.
Each family is asked to please
bring enough food for their fam-
ily and friends. Drinks will be
An auction, cake walk and
games will be conducted during
the day, followed by a dance from
7 to 11 p.rn.
Make plans to come enjoy the
fun and fellowship. See you there!
The Czech Heritage Society of
Texas will sponsor its 3rd An-
nual Czech Genealogy Seminar
to be held on July 31 at Hill
College in the Vara Martin
Daniel Performing Arts Center,
The Czech Heritage Society
of Texas is a 1500 member non-
profit organization that is dedi-
cated to the preservation of the
heritage and culture of the
Czech people of Texas. There
are 14 county chapters chartered
within the state of Texas. The
seminar to be held on July 31
will be hosted by the McLennan-
Hill Counties Chapter of the
Czech Heritage Society ofTexas.
The one-day seminar will fea-
ture Mr. Ivan Dubovicky and Mr.
Karel Kysilka, both highly re-
spected speakers from the Czech
Republic. Mr. Ivan Dubovicky is
presently the Cultural Counse-
lor for the Embassy of the Czech
Republic in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Karel Kysilka, a renowned
genealogist from the Czech Re-
public, has a degree in Econom-
ics from the University of Eco-
nomics in Prague and is active
in the Moravian Genealogical
and Heraldic Society in Brno.
Mr. Thom G. Cashman from
Wolfe City, Texas, is the third
featured speaker. Mr. Cashman
is a renowned speaker on pub-
lishing in the State ofTexas.
Topics to presented by the fea-
tured speakers are: Thom
Cashman “The Perils and Pit-
falls of Self Publishing"; Karel
Kysilka “Immigration to Texas
from Northeastern Bohemia”;
Ivan Dubovicky “Application for
Karel Kysilka “Archival Re-
sources in Moravia”;Ivan
Dubovicky "European View of
The seminar will begin at 9
a.m. and end at 6 p.m. Preregis-
tration (postmarked by July 10)
is $20. Registration after July 10
is $30. A delicious Czech lunch
for $6 is available.
Betty Stewart, Lake Whitney
Unit #215, DAV announced the
organization’s monthly meet-
ing will be held on June 12 at the
Chapter home on the North side
of Highway 22 in Laguna Park.
Members will meet at the chap-
ter home at 12:30 p.m. to go to
Holly Burgers for lunch. The
meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at
the Chapter Home.
We would like to remind our
readers that Lake Whitney
Chapter # 215, DAV and Unit #
215, DAVA are chartered to
serve Disabled American Veter-
ans in Hill and Bosque Coun-
ties. If any nursing homes or
other organizations in any city
of these counties would like as-
sistance with raising the flag or
other ways ofhelping please con-
tact Commander Ned Stewart,
RR 2, Box 135 F, Whitney, TX
76692. Telephone (254) 694-
The Outlet Store will be open
Friday and Saturday of each
week from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each
week. The store will close at noon
on the day of the meeting to
prepare for the meeting.
Our Service Officer, Mr. Virgil
Williams, is prepared to assist
with helping to file claims or
other ways with the Department
of Veterans Affairs. He is avail-
able at: P.O. Box 1073, Whitney,
TX 76692. Telephone (254)694-
Lisa Kay Putman and Jason
Tyler Blakemore were married
Saturday, June 5, 1999 at St.
Martin’s Catholic Church is
Tours, Texas. Father Isidore
Rozycki officiated the ceremony.
The organist was Bernice Perry,
vocalists were Sonny Tlustos and
Immediately following the cer-
emony a dinner and dance took
place at Tours Hall hosted by the
bride’s parents. The wedding
march was led by Mary Lou and
Lisa is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Clark Putman, Jr. of
Elm Mott. She is the grand-
daughter of Dorothy Phelps and
the late Ernest Phelps, Sr. of
Lacy-Lakeview. She is also the
granddaughter of Clark Putman,
Sr. and the late Bobbie Putman
of Purdon, Texas, and the great-
granddaughter of Mary Slaugh-
ter of Corsicana.
Jason is the son of Debbie
Blakemore of Brownwood and
Tommy Blakemore of Tulsa,
Oklahoma. He is the grandson of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dillard of
Brownwood, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Blakemore ofTulsa, and DeLoris
Brooks of Tulsa.
Petty Helou honored Lisa as
her Maid of Honor, and Theresa
Penney honored her as her Ma-
tron of Honor. Bridesmaids in-
cluded Carol Picha, Nancy Grote,
Kristy Armour, Cathie Ehlers,
Lauren Blakemore, and Melissa
Ferguson. Kimberly Keas was
Junior Bridesmaid and Amber
Meyers was the flower girl.
Matt Arrington served as Best
Man for Jason. Other Grooms-
men included Chad Butler,
Jacent Wilkinson, Phillip
Fleming, Jason Ehlers, Randy
Ehlers, Josh Norman, and Ken-
neth Neal. Scott Meyers was the
ring bearer. Housc^Party atten-
dants included Christi Allison,
Susan Haberl, Garla Neal, and
Mrs. Jason Tyler Blakemore
(Bride formerly Lisa Kay Putman
Mandy Norman. Ushers were is currently pursuing a degree in
Brandon Dillard and Justin
Keas. Lisa is a 1993 graduate of
Connally High School and a 1998
graduate of Tarleton State Uni-
versity. She is currently em-
ployed by McLennan County
Juvenile Probation Department
as the Victim Assistance Coordi-
nator. Jason is a 1995 graduate
of Brownwood High School and
from Texas State Technical Col-
lege. He is currently employed
by Mercury Tool and Machine as
a machinist. Following the cer-
emony Jason and Lisa will spend
their honeymoon in Playa Del
Carmen, Mexico. Upon return-
ing from the honeymoon, the
couple will reside in Leroy.
Brailey Sembera celebrated,
her fourth birthday on May 23 at
her Papa and Nanny's house.
Brailey and her friends en-
joyed a "Totally Tweety" party.
Guests enjoyed hot dogs, chips,
dip, and a Tweety Bird birthday
cake with ice cream.
Brailey's actual birthday was
May 18. She had a pizza party at
her home with her parents,
brother Lance, grandparents,
aunts, uncle and cousins Regan
Sembera and Preston Macik.
Brailey and her parents, Brian
and Michelle Sembera of West
would like to thank everyone for
attending her parties, for the
nice gifts and for making her
fourth birthday very, very spe-
Grandparents are Henry and
Denise Macik of West and the
late Lawrence and Doris
( New Arrivals )
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Blaine Austin Picha would like to announce the arrival of his
baby brother, Blake Alec Picha born at 5:56 a.m. June 6, 1999 at
Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco.
Blake weighed eight pounds 10 ounces and was 20 and one-half
Proud parents are Darrell and Dawn Picha of West. Grandpar-
ents are Albin and Patsy Picha of West, Ronnie and Kathy
Pustejovsky of Waco and Allan and Pat McFarland of West. Great-
grandson of Virgia McCarty of West and Bernice Pustejovsky of
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