Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 108, No. 75, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 20, 1990 Page: 2 of 45
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Miss Polk County Pageant entry deadline Oct. 1
LIVINGSTON - High school
toteor and seteor <
rib. t for the
ty HU. Deadhne
pagmot is Oct 1.
imny n young women will
If Tying for a total <t $1,758 In
Wtaaer of the Miss Polk County ti-
tii wfll receire a $1,090 scholarship.
■pon a winner’s accep-
MaPoft County and the first and
second runners-up also receive a
trophy. Also receiving trophies will
be Miss Congeniality, who is
selected by the pageant contestants,
tbs talent competition winner,
are judged on an in-
terview with the judges, talent and
poise. The pageant will be judged by
at least five judges, all from outside
Ofllcers of the Miss Polk County
Davis, vice president; Mabel
Helton, secretary; and Connie
participants trom all cl
said. She added there is already one
entrant from Big Sandy, there have
been inquiries (ram Goothich and
several have signed q> (ran Liv-
ingston. Committee members are
hoping to have at least one entrant
(ram Corrigan-Camdon High School.
“We ward Miss Pott County to be
representative of the county.”
In order to compete in the
pageant, a contestant must be either
a junior or senior in high school, be a
good student with at least a B
average, have never been married
or had chikten, and must be of good
Letters and applications have
been sent to all nonprofit organiza-
tions known by the committee and to
each high school in the county. Any
gftup or school that did not receive
the information may contact Lowe
at 327-8011 or Helton at 327-5730.
Each contestant must have a spon-
sor. The sponsor is responsible for
the $58 entry fee, completing the ap-
plication and providing the contes-
tant’s resume and photograph.
Water costs increasing
When Texans turn on tile tap, they
expect an ample supply of inexpen-
teve water. However,the cost of ex-
• one bflUon dollars each year on new
' or expanded water supply and
I- wastewater treatment facilities just
to heap up with growth and replace
! worn out systems. To minimise
.* future water problems and costs, all
• Texans should start now to make
j more efficient use of the State’s
water resources. Water conserve*
: tiea and protection of water quality
• an vital if Texans an to have ade-
water supplies in tne future.
To addraa this Inut, the Polk
; County Extandon Service and the
Is Fit—Ion Agriculture committee
; wffl be cosponsoring a water quality
v nd conservation seminar on Sept.
; M, beginning at II a jn., at the Trini-
;• ty River Authority Office located at
: the Lake Livingston Dam.
Mr. J.M. Knight, Trinity Elver
: Water Quality supervisor, will con-
: duet e tour of the TRAwat
m l a#
Mr. Knigbt wifi also
Nk County residents on private
water systems can have their water
tailed by obtaining water testing in-
tennatioo at the Polk County Exten-
rtm Service Office to the Cour-
tiuuae. Homeowners can then bring
Mar water sample to the water
aaalty and conservation seminar on
SapL S, and TEA will conduct the
water test for a fee of $10.
Water conservation in and out of
the bene will be another topic
id outride the borne. However, in the
■manor mouths, from 80 to Blper-
A tour of the water plant will also
Water quality and conservation
art areas of concern facing
i in Pofc County. If you are
quality, plan on
t tiw water quality and con-
on Sept M,at 10
am, at the Trinity River Authority
Office located at the Lake Liv-
who would like glad to hear them, even though we entries, local talent may be s««ht to
may not be able to use everybody's help round out the program,
ideas. We’re working toward a bet- In addition to the physical labor in-
ter and more exciting pageant.” votved in putting the pageant
Lowe or Helton at the above The 20-member Miss Pete Goanty
telephone numbers. Committee depends heavily on
A theme for the 1901 pageant is ex- numerous other volunteers As in
pectod to be selected at a meeting of years past, Terri Miller will be___________
the committee next week. Lowe said handling choreography for the gram. That's hew we pay for the
the committee welcomes suggee- pageant. pageant and scholarship*," Lowe
tions and comments from the public “It’s a community effort,” Lowe said. Committeemembers will begin
concerning the pageant. “Well be said. Depending on the number of selling orocram advertisements an
The public will get its first look at
the 1H1 Min Polk County con-
testants as they represent their
sponsors during the Oct. • Polk
County Pine Cone Festival Parade.
Miss Polk County represents the
county throughout the year, par-
ticipating in the annual Polk County
Chamber of Commerce Banquet and
attending festivals in other areas
Local police make several arrests
LIVINGSTON - Recent activity in
the Livingston Police Department
includes the arrest of John Wayne
Dublin, JB, of Livingston, and a
female juvenile ter public intoxica-
tion on Sept. 14 at 1:06 a.m. Officer
Mike DeVilleneuve was the ar-
Josie Mae Gray, 32, of Livingston,
was arrested and charged with Oass
C assault in the 1000 block of
Holhausen after allegedly attemp-
ting to stab someone, reported Sept.
14 at 7:10 p.m., investigated by Of-
ficer Kevin Clarke.
George Dordon Jackson, 32, was
arrested and charged with criminal
trespassing after reportedly enter-
ing a residence in the 1310 block of
Colita and refusing to leave,
reported Sept. 10 at 2:44 pm, in-
vestigated by Officer Joe Rhodes.
Investigations underway by the
•A theft at Timber Apartments in
which a four-wheeler was taken
from the back of a pick-up truck,
reported Sept 11 at 7:S am, in-
vestigated by Officer John Ener
•A Class A assault in the 300 block
of High Street in which two Juveniles
were fighting at the school bus stop,
reported Sept. 11 at 4:11 pm, in-
vestigated by Rhodes.
•Criminal misdrief in the 000 block
of Forest Hollow in which tee laun-
dry room of an apartment complex
was vandalised, reported Sept 11 at
9:30 p.m., investigated by
•Criminal mischief in the 100 block
of Banks Drive in which the complai-
nant's tires were slashed, reported
Sept 13 at 11:M pm, investigated
by Officer Ken Bohnert.
•Burglary of a habitation in the 108
block of Hudman in which the com-
plainant advised her back door had
been tampered with, reported Sept.
13 at 3:31 pm, investigated by Of-
ficer Durwon Evans.
•Burglary of a habitation in the 300
block of Circle Drive in which so-
meone entered the residence and
stole some clothes, reported Sept. 14
at 10:13 a.m., investigated by
•A theft in the 1300 block of
Holhausen in which a wood heater
was taken from a residence,
reported Sept 14 at 11:45 am, in-
vestigated by Bohnert.
•A Class B theft in the 1000 block of
West Church in which a suspect
allegedly took $111 from tee com-
plainant’s billfold, reported Sept. 15
at 11:40 am., investigated by
•A theft of gas at the Texaco sta-
tion at West Church and Pine,
reported Sept. 15 at 10:00 a.m., in-
vestigated by Bohnert.
•A Class B theft in the 100 block of
Circle Drive in which the complai-
nant alleged someone stole her son’s
bicycle, reported Sept. 10 at 8:13
p.m., investigated by Rhodes. ,
•A Class B theft in the 900 block of
West Street in which the complai-
nant's son's bicycle was taken,
reported Sept. 10 at 0:13 pm, in-
vestigated by Clarke.
•Burglary of a building in the 500
block of West Mill in which a lawn
mower was taken, reported Sept 17
at 1:57 am., investigated by Ener.
•One person was injured in s one-
vehicle accident occuring in the 900
block of South Washington at 11:11
a.m. on Sept. 11.
A1983 Chevrolet Blaier 4x4 driven
by Angelique Michelle Murphy, II,
of Livingston, was traveling south-
bound on South Washington when
the driver lost control, veering to the
right shoulder and striking a
telephone pole and other objects, the
police report stated.
Murphy was reported as having
sustained nonincapacitating in-
juries. She was charged with DWI.
DeVilleneuve was the in-
Southwest Texas grads include local
ingston Dam Remember to stop by
the County Extension Service Office
to pick up your water testing infor-
For further information contact
Steven M. Jones at 327-8811.
The Polk County Extension Ser-
vice and the Extension Agriculture
Committee will be conducting a
timber management clinic on Sept.
15, beginning at 8 pm, in the
District Courtroom of tee cour-
thouse in Livingston. The program
will be directed toward forest lan-
downers and landowners interested
in reforestation of their property.
James Chandler, forestry
specialist with the Texas
Agricultural Extension Service wfll
be the speaker for the clink.
Mr. Chandler will discuss
management of bottomland hard-
woods, fire wood production, timber
management and marketing in
multiple-use context, land options,
landowner objectives, management
planning, harvesting, and regenera-
To remain competitive and meet
the growing demand for timber pro-
ducts, private landowners should be
aware of these topics to be discussed
at the timber management clinic.
Mark your calendars and plan on
attending the timber management
clinic on Sept. 25, 8 p.m., in the
District Courtoom of the courthouse.
Educational programs conducted
by the Texas Agricultural Extension
Service serve people of
socioeconomic level, race, color,
sex, religion, handicap, or national
For further information contact
the Polk County Extension Service
Office at 337-8811.
SAN MARCOS - Terri Jarvis,
formerly of Livingston, was among
the 1,187 Southwest Texas State
University students who were can-
didates for degrees awarded in the
ceremonies Aug. 10 and 11.
Jarvis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William W. Hendrix of San Marcoo,
received a master of musk degree
with a major in music education.
Larry F. Wright, vice president of
UJS. operations for Dow Chemical,
delivered the commencement ad-
dress at the undergraduate
ceremony Aug. 11 in Strahan Col-
iseum. The student speaker was
graduating honor student James
Bryan Jordan of Natalia and San An-
tonio. There were Ml candidates for
Dr. W.C. Newberry, an associate
ptofeasor of curriculum and instruc-
tion at SWT, delivered the com-
mencement address at the Graduate
School ceremony held Aug. 10 in
Evans Auditorium. Two hundred
twenty-six graduate students were
candidates for master’s degrees.
During the Saturday morning
undergraduate ceremony, tee SWT
Alumni Association honored Dr.
Kathleen Elizabeth Fite with its se-
cond annual Teaching Award of
Honor, which includes a $1,000 sti-
Open house planned
GOODRICH - The Board of
Trustees of the Goodrich Indepen-
dent School District will set a date
for an open house and dedication
ceremony for the new elementary
school building at its regular
meeting tonight (Thursday) at 7
The board will open bids for a
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•The theft of a Honda 3-whed all-
terrain vehicle, valued at $700. That
vehicle was recovered and charges
were to be filed against those involv-
ed, Nettles said.
•A July burglary in which two
Honda Fat Cat MO motorcycles and
a guitar were taken, investigated by
Deputy Byron Lyons and Nettles.
The complainant later found one of
the motorcycles nearby and sheriff’s
deputies recovered tee other motor-
cycle. The guitar is still missing,
Cues cleared earlier in tee in-
vestigation by the Corrigan Police
Department included the burglaries
of several buildings, at least seven
automobiles and tee theft of a soft
Assisting Nettles and Powell in the
investigation was Polk County
Sheriffs Department U. Eddie
covered walkway-an addition from
tee new school building to the
cafeteria and gym.
Superintendent David Malone will
report on tee progress of paving
Katie Simpson Street and the Texas
Association of School Boards Con-
vention, scheduled Saturday
Attendance committees will be ap-
pointed and community education
will be discussed.
The board will have an executive
session to discuss personnel mat-
Other items on the agenda include
approval of the minutes and pay-
ment of bills.
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White, Barbara. Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 108, No. 75, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 20, 1990, newspaper, September 20, 1990; Livingston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth781671/m1/2/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.