The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 106, No. 60, Ed. 1 Friday, July 27, 2001 Page: 2 of 14
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The bracket works well on a steep roof, as shown here.
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BRACKET INSTALLATION — One of the first none-roof satellite brack-
ets mounted by David Rhudy and David Corpler (from left) was on a
home In Clifton last winter. Since then, the bracket, designed by the two
men, is reaching out to the national marketplace, staff Photo By Dawd Anderson
used to mount a satellite below the
eaves of the roof.
“I borrowed one from him to use
on someone’s home here in Clifton,
who didn’t want any holes in their
roof, and decided that the idea was
a really good one, but that we
needed to build one out of stronger
material," Corpier said. I took the
design to Byfoni Machine and John
(Erickson) and Robert (Hoffmann)
came up with the design built out
of aircraft aluminum.”
Since then, Corpier and Rhudy
have kept the manufacture of the
unit “at home.” Corpier is proud
that all the parts of the unit come
from Bosque County, “We even pur-
chase the nuts and bolts we use
from Keith’s Ace Hardware here in
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ment totaled $13,494.50, for an av-
■ erase of $843.41 per head.
The top seller was Sheena
Norton’s sale champion which sold
for $1,848.40 to M&J Industries and
Clifton Moulding, with a $25 add-on
from Rod Brasfield.
The sales for the goat depart-
ment totaled $9,347.40, for an aver-
age of $778.95 per head.
The top seller was Austin Adams’
grand champion which sold for
$1,539 to Valley Mills Support
Group with a $25 add-on from
Double B Supply, and a $20 add-on
from Brian Graves.
The sales in the rabbit depart-
ment totaled $855, for an average
of $427.50 per pen.
Cash Bake Sale
The sales in the bake sale depart
ment totaled $8,905, for an average
of $594 per item.
Cakes were resold raising $1,105
for the Kerri Bevels Scholarship
F\ind plus donations from exhibi-
tors for a total of $1,289.
Central Texas Fhir
The Central Texas Fair T-shirt
sold for $525.
retirement living in a
We are pleased to offer our residents:
Laundry facilities easily accessible
Recreational & Spiritual Activities
Emergency call system
Optional Meal Service
Answering God’s Call to service
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1300 S. Ave. Q, Clifton, TX 76634 \
Contact: Joann Baucom
CUSTOM SERVICES, INC.
24 Hr. Emergency Service
S ' 1-800-249-4304
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For Your Complete
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fire departments. Bosque County burn in all directions, exposing
deputies can, at their discretion, mineral soils in some locations,
issue a written warning or a cita- Larger fuels may bum or smoldqr
tion. Failure to adhere to the ban for several days creating possibk*
could result in a fine of up to $500, smoke and control problems.”
according to the court order The 14-day KBDI projection
passed unanimously Monday. (through^Aug. 3) shows the risk
600 fire risk potential. The index, _____________________0______
a mathematical system for relat- roots, and spotting will be a nvy
ing current and recent weather jor problem. Fires will burn thor-
conditions to potential or ex- ough the night, and heavier fuels
pected fire behavior, states that will actively burn and contribute
fires in the county “will readily to fire intensity.”
The court’s August sessions are
scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13, and
M6nday, Aug. 278, both starting dt
9 a.m. in the Bosque County Court-
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respondence from the agency indi- eral line item transfers
cates a willingness to do so, but
suggest that official support from
the court will aid in getting the
Court Okays Slate Of
Election Judges, Alternates
The court approved a list of elec-
tion judges and alternates for the
upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 6, general
election. The nominees were sub-
mitted by the county’s two major
Nominees from the Bosque
County Republican Party will serve
as the judge in each voting precinct,
with the Bosque County Demo-
cratic Party nominees servings as
the alternates (see accompanying
Housing Grant Approved
A replacement housing assis-
tance grant was approved by the
court for county residents Robert
Carl and Catherine Louise Locke.
The grant funds are being dis-
bursed from those obtained
through the Texas Department of
Housing and Community Affairs,
providing aid to several county
residents victimized by the May
2000 tornado at Lake Whitney.
The Lockes have purchased a
new manufactured dwelling priced
at $32,110. The grant, in the amount
of $11,812, pays the remainder af-
ter the Lockes’ insurance dis-
Approval of the grant was on a 3-„
0 vote, with Pet. 4 Commissioner
Jim Burch abstaining due to per-
Following the normal agenda
items, the curt convened a budget
Two certificates of completion for
continuing education credits for
County Treasurer Randy Outlaw
Puffin were received and filed by
the court. Puffin’s quarterly invest-
ment report for the period April 1
through June 30 was also received
An application to install buried
communications cable in Precinct
4 was okayed by the court.
The court agreed to pay claims,
salaries, and wages against county
and precinct funds, and okayed sev-
Clifton,” Corpier said.
“We took a prototype to the Dish
Network office in Dallas and pre-
sented a forum on the unit. They
liked the idea so much that they or-
dered some to use and test for qual-
ity assurance,” said Copier. “Since
then, they have ordered several
hundred, and have introduced the
unit to the Dish Network in Den-
“When they told us that they felt
the unit might go to a national mar-
ket, I contacted Bill Stewart, the
president of Petra, a major supplier
for computer companies, and he
has since agreed to market the part
through his company,” said Corpier.
“He recently invited us to set up at
the National Satellite Convention to
be held at the Opryland Hotel in
Nashville, Aug. 1-5, where the
mount will be seen by everyone in
Corpier figures that the unit
takes at least 30 minutes off the in-
stallation time, is well as uses less
cable and is a neater installation
process. It is set up to be used for
either a gable or a hip roof, and has
the holes already in it for ground-
“When we get the part from
Byford Machine, we have to clean
it and package it, and at this time,
^anet (Corpier) has single-
nandedly packaged every bracket
sold,” Corpier said. “David and I
have washed them all by hand. We
know that when we start getting
more orders and larger orders we’ll
have to find some help, but we want
it to be local, we don’t want to turn
it over to an overseas manufac-
Corpier says that his primary
goal is to keep the bracket manu-
factured and marketed “at home.”
“I want what we’re doing to ben-
efit the community, as well as us,”
Bosque County Election Judges, Alternates
Tuesday, Nov. 6, State of Texas General Election
T. Don Hdward
2 Walnut Springs
William (Bill) Rice
Mary Ann Stokely
8 Cranfills Gap
Peggy J. Senter
Carl A. Smith
13 Steel Creek Acres
14 Laguna Park
Joyce B. Pedigo
Charlotte T. Cummings
16 Valley Mills
Arthur (Kit) Murray
Jane Smith Patton
Mary Ellen Boren
Judges nominated by Bosque County Republican Party. Alternates nominated by Bosque County
Democratic Party Judges and Alternates as approved by Bosque County Commissioners' Court.
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Also, Thank You to
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my Turtle Cuke.
Clifton Head Start it bow accepting applications for the
2001-2002 school year. Head Start is a prc-school offering excellent
educational opportunities along with medical, dental, development*!,
and nutritional benefits at no cost. The Head Start approach of
individualized care and guidance is well suited to helping children
disabilities. Children between the ages uf 3 and 5 may be eligible.
There is no charge for participation in Head Start.
Pick up your application now at the Head Start Center at
803 West 13“ Street. For more information,
call vour local center at 254/675-4076 or
Hill Country Community Action Association at 915/372-5167.
ESTA ACEPTANDO APLICACIONES
Clifton Head start esta aceptando aplicaciones para el ano 2001-2002.
Head Start es una escuelita para ninos de edad 3-5 anos que califlcan.
Head Start ofrece oportunidades excelentes para edncacioa y tamblen
benefleos de medico, dental, desarrollo, y de alimento. Head Start ofrece
mucha ayuda para ninos y familias. A'o cuesta nada para que su nino
atlende el programa de Head Start. Puede usted recojer ahora una
aplicadon para solicitar ua puesto en Head Start.
Para mas informadon llame a la Head Start, 803 West 13“ Street,
#~del telefono: 254/675-4076 or Hill Country Community Action
Association at 915/372-5167.
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Antiques - Collectibles
Gifts - Dolls - Glassware
6808 Lone Star Pkwy.
Crawford, TX 78638
' Owners: Sonny It Lola Solera
Open Tues. - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun. 12 noon to 5 p.m.
To Advertise Here,
Call (254) 675-3336
DERRICK STEEL COMSTRUCTIOli
Metal BuHdings, Awnings, & Carports
Phone (254) 694-3326
Mobile (254) 744-7907
Rt. 2; Box 2650 H
Whitney, TX 76692
Clifton Support Group
For Purchasing Our
Projects At The
Central Texas Fair Sale.
Camp Peterson, Hog • Kyle Ogle, Steer • Shiloh Long, Grand Champion Cake
Bunk House BBQ f
Mrs. M.V. Bands
Eddie & Marsha Brown
Goodah-Witcher Healthcare Foundation
Chiton Medical Chrhc
The Blossom Shoppe, Etc.
J Bar C Ranch (Charley & Judy Blue)
Bosque Real Estate
Capital Farm Credit
HhMJndley Realty, Inc.
Jim’s Package Store
Leon's Floor Covering
Marshal & Charhne Mitchell
Richard Lundberg, C.RA.
Mac's TV Sales & Service
John & Vickie Mitchell In memory of Jeremy MKchel
Dee Anna Nichols, D.D.S.
Pi Box Pharmacy
Poston Automotive Service
Radio Shack/Chfton Mercantile Co.
Goodah-Witcher Home Health Agency
Goodah-Witcher Nursing Faciity
Tmtv & Debbie Soicer
Walsleben Air Conditioning, Heat & Electric
David and Donna Burdan
Phi and Lynn Bowers
Parte Family in memory otTbm Partes
Chartes & Dorothy Turner, Turner Ranch
Lump’s No. 1
Brian & Pdty Hopkins
trwtn & wannie Dam
Charhe 6 Laurie Aars
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Joe Bob & Norma Ftokffn
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Smith, W. Leon. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 106, No. 60, Ed. 1 Friday, July 27, 2001, newspaper, July 27, 2001; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth789109/m1/2/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.