Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 70, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 2, 2001 Page: 3 of 20
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POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2,2001 - PAGE SA
Electric line technician remembered
technician* for over 20 yen* as an
underground foreman at Sam Hous-
. JEpInd 12 years as a guest in-
town wasdedkated in memory of (tractor at the Texas Engineering
former Sam Houston Electric Co- Extension Service, teaching under-
EoSMfWithCiyo?,' fanSylS >*“Mr Cryer wa, well rapecKd b,
students of the school, attended the his peers and was dedicated to his
unveiling of the electric line techni- work,” said Larry Baker, director of
dans’ training field. ' loss control at Texas Electric Co-
Prior to his death from cancer in operatives (TEC). “When we built
2000, Cnw trained electric line the school, we drought it would be
LIVINGSTON - On Aug. 27,
will fine stepped up law enforce- continue through midnight Mon-
ment activity—and a long-awaited day, Sept. 3.
open container law to combat drink- Houle Bill 5 makes it a Class C
ingand driving. misdemeanor to possess an open
The new open Qontainer law went container in the passenger com-
into effect Saturday, just Is DPS pertinent of a vehicle. It also
and other law enforcement increased strengthens the punishment for
patrols for the Labor Day weekend, repeat DWI offenses. A second DWI
A tougher, expanded Administrative conviction within five years now
License Revocation (ALR) law also requires a mandatory one-year sus-
went into effect the same day. pension of the offender's driver li-
"Alcohol and oars don’t mix, pe- cense. Upon reinstatement, they
riod,” said DPS Director Col. must have an ignition interlock
Thomas Davis Jr. "The Legislature device installed on their vehicle for
has given law enforcement a much- an additional year. During the sus-
needed open container law to help pension, the offender is not even
GLENN CRYER MEMORIAL FIELD DEDICATED MONDAY
— Pictured here on the job, Glenn Cryer trained electric linemen
for over 20 years as an underground foreman with Sam Houston
Electric Cooperative before his death from cancer in 2000. The
Glenn Cryer Memorial Field at the Texas Electric Underground
Training School in Georgetown was dedicated in his memory
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city and state offices will be
closed Monday in observance Of
There will be no curbside gar-
bage collection for City of Liv-
ingston residents on Monday.
The regular garbage collection
schedule will resume on Tuesday.
The Polk County Enterprise
business office will also be
closed on Monday, as will Polk
County public schools.
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Thide Days is a monthly event that
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Sept 14, IS end 16. Parking is flee
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further information on Thule Days
call the Trade Days office at (936)
When Trade Day ( is not going on ___
in Pedigo Puk, the arm and/or pa- KJccerfidds. The roftfodl fieldsm
vilions are available for rent for available for rent at $75 per day for
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READ ALL ABOUT IT!
Annual Heritage Edition
Spotlighting the year “1968”
Coming S unday , S eptember 301
etc. Two groups currently using our gnlls and water are located in the
facilities are Amtgard and Society park for your enjoyment. Fishing is
of Creative Anachronism. These also available on our two lakes
group* meet periodically for medie- located in the park,
val re-enactment activities which Call the Parks and’Recreation of-
include chivalric fighting, archery, fice at 327-5242 for more informa-
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Looking back at the year “1968 in Polk County” found
many important changes taking place:
Construction began on the Lake Livingston Dam as well as
the Livingston Municipal Airport.
The Alabama Coushatta Indian Reservation got a grant to
build a 30 Acre Lake Tombigbee.
The Enterprise was selling tickets to Hemisfair, World's Fair
in San Antonio.
We had an election scandal: loose ballots from a Corrigan
box were scattered on the streets of Livingston.
The country music single of the year was “Harper Vfclley PTA".
All this and more • Coming Soon!
Deadline to resent* spate is Sept. 14,h. So
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White, Barbara. Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 70, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 2, 2001, newspaper, September 2, 2001; Livingston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth791269/m1/3/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.