The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 100, No. 35, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 20, 1988 Page: 1 of 18
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Vol. 100 No. 35
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Wednesday, January 20,1988
DISD Enrollment Continues To Rise
DISD tops 1,000 students
More than 1,000 students are atten-
ding Dublin schools.
Jan. 14 the official school enroll-
ment reached 1,004 students for
Dublin Independent School District.
Dublin elementary school has 557
students, Dublin Junior High 224
students and Dublin High School has
an enrollment of 223 students.
This is a growth of four percent
over January 1987 when there were
961 students enrolled in the district.
Enrollment in Dublin schools has
been on a steady rise during the last
10 years. Based on average daily at-
tendance and the average percentage
of attendance, the student population
of DISD has increased by 33 percent
(332 pupils) since the 1977-78 school
According to Superintendent of
Schools Roy Neff there are still three
rooms at the elementary school
available for continued growth, but
all junior high and high school
classrooms are utilized by classes.
Two years ago Dublin voted to build
a new elementary school to ac-
comodate the increased student
population and provide the classroom
settings mandated by state law. DISD
has continued to grow since the
Neff said the school population
usually peaks for the year in
Dublin child dies in wreck
1978-79 1979-80 1980-81
1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 Jan. 15,1988
Dublin schools have shown a steady increase in enrollment over the last 10 years. Except for the Jan. 15, 1988,
figure of 1,004 students, the above enrollment figures are estimates based on average daily attendance and average
Wreck claims Jaggars' life
Rayford Bryce Jaggars, 38, of received minor damage to the tank, April 29,1977, in Dublin.
Falon Rae Hicks, one-year-old totaled. Perrin officiatmg. Burial was in
daughter of Tommy and Dorothy “The driver said a deer was in the Erath Garden of Memories—Baby
Thompson Hicks of Dublin, died road and she had to dodge a deer,” Land under the direction of Harrell
following a one-vehicle accident Fri- said Jones. Funeral Home,
day morning; Mrs. Hicks suffered severe internal Falon was bom Jan. 1, 1987. She
The accident occurred at approx- injuries including fractured ribs and was a Baptist,
imately 8:25 a.m. Friday on the Old punctured lungs, Jones said. She was Survivors include her parents; a
Harbin Road about two miles south of still in intensive care at Harris sister, Stormie Hicks of Dublin; her
Methodist Stephenville at press time grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Gene
Monday. Thompson of Dublin, Tommy Hicks
Department of Public Safety Stormie Hicks, two years old, Sr. of Louisiana, and Mrs. Linda
Trooper Terry Jones said Mrs. Hicks received minor lacerations and Hicks Johnston of Jefferson; and her
____________________ apparantly lost control of her 1983 bruises n the accident, said Jones, great-grandparents, Mrs. Costella
Dublin died in a two-vehicle accident said Wells. Mr. Jaggars was a general laborer. Chevrolet pickup while * traveling She was treated and released. King and Bill Thompson both of
Sunday morning about one mile south No charges have been filed. Wells He was a member of Edna Hill Bap- around a curve. The pickup left the Funeral services for Falon were Dublin, Verna Morns of Jefferson
of Proctor on Highway 377. said the accident is still under tist Church. road, went through a fence and hit a held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hairell and Tom and Pauline Hicks o
School board renews Neff's contract
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Survivors include his wife: three treC) said Jones. The pickup was Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bob Louisiana,
sons, Michael Gene McCabe, Robert
Darrell Wilson and Marvin LeRoy
Jaggars, all of Dublin; his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Jaggars of
Dublin; three sisters, Areta Johnson
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Jaggars was totaled. The AMPI truck the son of Mamn Jaggars and Annie gars Jr. of Frazier Part,, Calif. and renewiflg ^ contract Qf suJerinten- executive session. - the revised Discipline Management
dent of Schools Roy Neff for the A special meeting was scheduled on Plan. Neff said many of the changes
1988-89 school year. Jan. 18 as a board workshop for facili- were due to changes in statute and
Frank Gilman and Guy Hall were ty improvements. state board rules,
absent from the meeting which began “I request that we allocate time Neff announced that the school
at 7 p.m. Jan. 12 and'was recessed for away from the regular board meeting population had reached 1,000. The ac-
24 hours due to the Erath County until we have adequate plans to meet tual number of students attending is
Lingleville School Board approved Board members also approved a All Lingleville School Board Junior Livestock Show sale. facility needs,” said Cowan. 997 since three elementary students
an amendment to the local board floater-type insurance to cover small members were present to watch the Cowan said he believed the meeting are counted twice in the census
policy on career ladder at their Jan. items such as a VCR-or microwave second tape on school board training During executive session “the should fle held in addition to the because they are enrolled in
14 meeting. ’ for theft purposes. from Texas Tech. board evaluated itself,” said Board regular monthly meeting. kindergarten for a half day and Early
The Lingleville School Board meets President John Cowan. “We had a \j Childhood for a half day.
The change provides for funds in The athletic fund in the 1987-88 the second Thursday of each month at very productive session of comments Boifd members unanimously ap- In other action, the board approved
case there is a shortage in money on budget was amended to pay for 7 p.m. in the Lingleville School and discussions. No action was taken prowkl an amendment) to board the minutes of the previous meeting
the state level.' supplies. building, but the board is in consensus we have pg^ty closing the agenda five days and paying the bills.
The accident occurred at 2:50 a.m. investigation.
“An AMPI truck attempted to Funeral services were held at 3:30
make a u-tum and got stuck across p.m. Tuesday at Harrell Memorial
the road,” said Department of Public Chapel with the Rev. Alan Stanford
Safety Trooper Leon Wells. “Jaggars officiating. Burial was in Barbee
didn’t see it and ran the pickup under Cemetery under the direction of Har-
the milk tank.” rell Funeral Home.
driven by Kenny Barefoot of DeLeon Bell Everett. He married Betty Trim Waymond Jaggars of Dublin.
L'ville board amends policy
Belew shows grand champion market steer
Ronnie Belew took honors January
11 with his grand champion market
steer at the Erath County Junior
Livestock Show. Scotty Ford had
grand champion market swine.
, Schelli Walls showed grand champion
market lamb and won the senior
Other Erath County Junior
Livestock Show winners of each divi-
sion are as follows.
Light British: Christian Gray, first
place; Elizabeth Holden, second
place; Misty Pierce, third place;
Heath Headge, forth place; David
Miracle, fifth place.
20British: Bryan Hammack, first
place; Cortney Gray, second place;
Heath Headge, third place.
Champion, both British classes —
Reserve Champion, both British
classes — Cortney Gray.
Light American Cross: Johnny
Bell, first place; Curtis Yocum, se-
cond place; Wes Pierce, third place.
Heavy American Cross: Jason
Tate, first place; Tommy Quartos, se-
Grand Champion, both American
Cross classes — Johnny Bell.
Reserve Champion, both American
Cross classes — Curtis Yocum.
Light European Cross: Traci
Wright, first place; Tony Reeves, se-
cond place; Misty Brown, third
v place; Michael Pendleton, forth
Light—Medium European Cross:
Shawn Davis, first place; Wade
Weidenback, second place; Serena
Wright, third place; Brent Starnes,
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forth place; Troy Brown, fifth place;
Doug Brown, sixth place.
Medium European Cross: Daniel
Randolph, first place; Elizabeth
Holden, ^econd place; Greg Stewart,
third place; Randy Thornton, forth
place; Bridget Brown, fifth place,
Brittany Pendleton, sixth place,
Heavy Medium European: Shawn
Davis, first place, Daniel Randolph,
second place; Chad Hale, third place,
Kim Walder, forth place; Curtis
Lowery, fifth place; Robert Bell,
Light Weight Fine Wool: Craig
Taylor, first place; Brent Ford, se-
cond place; Crystal Gordon, third
place; Kim Gilbert, forth place;
Karen Williams, fifth place; Roberta
Johnson, sixth place; Angela
Richards, seventh place; De De Bea-
ty, eighth place; Kelsey Wolfe, ninth
place; Greg Hamilton^ tenth place.
Medium Weight Fine Wool: Trent
Walls, first place; Liz Blakey, second
place; Mitch Copeland, third place;
Donna Musey, forth place; Casey
Pack, fifth place; Heath Evans, sixth
place; Kevin Stephens, seventh
place; Kyle Stephens, eighth place;
Brian Trice, ninth place; Brandon
Bills, tenth place.
Heavy Weight Fine Wool: Craig
Taylor, first place; Zachery Warren,
second place; Kyle Stephens, third
place; Kevin Stephens, forth
place;Craig Pope, fifth place; Jeff
Trice, sixth place; Kin Turley,
seventh place; Daniel Paxton, eighth
place; Jasxon Pettit, ninth place;
Melissa Pope, tenth place.
Champion: Craig Taylor.
Reserve Champion: Trent Walls.
Light Medium Cross: Harold Nix,
first place; Misty Turney, second
place; Crystal Gordon, third place;
Jennifer Williams, forth place; Misty
Cox, fifth place; Phillip Fowler, sixth
place; Christi Nix, seventh place;
Misty Cox, eight place; Craig Pope,
ninth place; Mitch Copeland, tenth
Medium Weight Cross: Keedra
Crouch, first place; Dee Dee Hodges,
second place; Kim Ratliff, third
place; Melossa Pope, forth place;
Matt Copeland, fifth place; Christi
Lucas, sixth place; Heather Richard-
son, seventh place; David Allen,
eighth place; Jeff Pettit, ninth place;
Brian Trice, tenth place.
Heavy Weight Cross: Schelli Walls,
first place; Trent Walls, second
place; Jeff Trice, third place; Eddie
Goodman, forth place; Brian Kilgore,
fifth place; Treva Brown, sixth
place; Felicia Powell, seventh place;
Kelsey Wolfe, eighth place; Cheryl
Lucas, ninth place; Robert Johnston,
Champion: Schelli Walls.
Reserve Champion: Keedra Couch
Light Weight Medium Wool: Brae
Cooper, first place; Jason Pettit, se
cond plaice; Jennifer Williams, thirc
place; Brandon Bills, forth place;
Heath Evans, fifth place; Harold Nix
sixth place; Todd Bramlett, seventh
place; Jeannie Vanderpool, eighth
place; Celeste Watson, ninth place;
Tonya Lucas, tenth place.
Medium Weight Wool: Schelli
Walls, first place; Regina Berry, se-
cond place; Melisa Miles, third
place; Brent Ford, forth place; Cale
Lowry, fifth place; Regina Berry,
sixth place; Christy Bynum, seventh
place; Chris Locke, eighth place;
Trophy Lucas, ninth place; Misty
Turney, tenth place.
Heavy Weight Medium Wool:
Heather Richardson, first place;
Mellisa Miles, third place; Laura
Reeder, forth place; Cheryl Lucas,
fifth place; Kim Turley, sixth place;
Juan Sanchez, seventh place; Vicki
Kellar, eighth place; Cody McCleery,
ninth place; Tonya Lucas, tenth
Grand Champion: Schelli Walls.
Reserve Champion: Heather
Senior Showmanship: Heather
Light Weight Cross: Lesley Ander-
son, first place; Holly Ebeling, se-
cond place; Jennifer Pettijohn, third
place; Bill Dowell, forth place; Matt
Lowery, fifth place; Jennifer York,
sixth place; James Southall, seventh
place; Jeff Anderson, eighth place;
Joy Groves, ninth place.
Medium Light Weight Cross:
Jamie Morvant, first place; Jody
Lowe, second place; Ruben McPher-
son, third place; Todd Phillips, forth
place; Clint West, fifth place;
Calalina Rivera, sixth place; Tam-
mie McPherson, seventh place; Kent
Crouch, eighth place; April Pratt,
ninth place; Whitt Weems, tenth
Hepvy Light Weight Cross: Marla
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Reception set for Watson
A come and go reception for Micki Watson will be held Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at
Dublin City Hall.
Watson recently retired as Dublin City Secretary.
“We hope Micki’s friends and neighbors will come by visit with her during
the reception,” said Dublin City Manager David Johnson.
Annual Arbor Day
A special Arbor Day Celebration, program. Dublin Mayor Jim Leather-
open to the entire community, will be wood will issue a proclamation. Other
held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dublin participants in the special program
Elementary School. are Mrs. P. W. Ellison, Garden Gub
Sponsored by the Dublin Garden president, Mrs. Ted Hallmark, Arbor
Club, the program will com- Day Celebration chairman, Mrs. Er-
memorate the planting of four or five manell Hurst, principal, and Roy
sycamore trees on the playground Neff, superintendent of Dublin
area. The tre^s are being planted in schools,
memory of Dublin Garden Gub
members Mrs. Guy Snively, Mrs. J. Miller Nursery will plant the .
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the invocation and benediction for the noon,” said Mrs. Hallmark. <—-x , t ,
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Helm, Marie. The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 100, No. 35, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 20, 1988, newspaper, January 20, 1988; Dublin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth763080/m1/1/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dublin Public Library.