Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 94, No. 89, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 22, 2001 Page: 3 of 12
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Seminole (Texas) Sentinel, Wednesday, August 22,2001, P AGE 3
Large crowds attend Texas Field Day *°
i . # # take place
Ag Policy Summit in Lubbock Friday
• LUBBOCK-Big crowds and rapt
attention provided the best summation
of foeTexas Agricultural Policy Summit
held earlier this week in Lubbock.
of Agriculture Am Veneman and House
Committee Ranking Minority
ripmber Representative Charles
Sfenholm, the summit provided West
Texas farmers and ranchers the
opportunity to hear first hand about
Ujb process surrounding development
of the next farm bill.
Much attention was placed on
understanding better the details of the
plan put forth by the House Ag
Committee and the need for a solid
round of support for the legislation as
it is considered by the full House of
Representatives the Week of September
It was also noted that the efforts
of the Senate are also expected to pick
up momentum following Congresses
return after Labor Day.
In order to have a new Farm Bill
in place and operative for the 2002
growing season a Senate version of
the next farm bill must be passed,
conferenced with the final Bill approved
by the House, and then approved again
by both Houses of Congress and be
ready for the President’s signature
before the end of the year.
It was generally agreed that the
challenge tn get all of that done in less
than four months was great but not
.• Following her remarks Secretary
Veneman announced the start of the
process todeliver $5.5 billion infederal
aid approved by Congress and signed
by President George W. Bush August
• - Veneman made the announcement
at the Lubbock County Farm Service
Agency office. Secretary Veneman
also announced the approval of $20
miflian dollar water project designed
touring additional Water supplies to
Abilene and neighboring towns.
Local student at
UT accepted into
AUSTIN-Laura Hernandez, the
daughter of Tomas and Maria
Hernandez of Seminole, has accepted
membership in The National Society
of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) and
will be inducted during a campus
ceremony Sept. 4 at The University
of Texas at Austin.
Miss Hernandez, valedictorian of
the Seminole High School Class of
1999, is a third' year psychology
major at the University.
‘ The National Society of Collegiate
Scholars is a highly selective,
•national, non-profit 1m tots
organization that recognizes first and
second year undergraduate students
' who excel academically.
*'• “NSCS provides the opportunity
for students like Laura to be
•'recognized for their outstanding
began the process to distribute
emergency funds provided for by
Congress earlier in the year._
be based on the 2000 crop cottonseed
Producers of quota dr additional
peanuts will receive payments totaling
$54 million starting September 10.
Producers will not be required to
fill out any fonms to receive foe payment
approved in the emergency aid Bill.
August 27—Plains Ginners
Cotton producers can expect to
receive payments calculated using a
payment rate of 6.67 cents per pound.
. Still to come are payments to
producers and first-handlers of
cottonseed totaling $84.7 million and
$16.9millioninpayments to *Toducers Association Annual Meetup, Lakerkfge
of wool and mohair. Country Club, Lubbock.
The cottonseed and wool and mohair September 19-West Texas
payments have been scheduled to be Agricultural Chenicals Institute Arnial
distributedstarting September7,2001. Conference, Lubbock Menxxial Civic
The cottonseed payment is going to Center.
Average Price Received by Growers
Upland Cotton by Month
academic accomplishments early in
. their college experience,” said Steve
Loflin, NSCS Executive Director.
: f‘Laura will also have the opportunity
- to join other high achieving college
students in developing leadership
- Skills and a sense of civic
i,' V ■ _■_^
James “Cliff” Abshier
Services for Jarres ‘Cliff” Abshier, 49, of Orange, formerly of Seminole,
were held at 10:00 am Tuesday, August 21, at the Claybar Funeral Home
Chapel in Orange with Rev. John Vaughn of Beaumont officiating. A
graveside service will be held at 11:00 am (today) Wednesday, August 22,
with burial following at Eliasville Cemetery under the direction of Claybar
He died Friday, August 17, at his residence in Orange.
Mr. Abshier was raised in Seminole and had liverl in Orange since 1990.
He was self employed, a member of Ducks Unlimited, the NHRA and the
NRA and he was also involved in OCARC. He was preceded in death by his
mother, Wanda Lee Abshier.
Survivors include his father, James Alfred “Al” Abshier of
Eliasville; two sons» Josh Abshier and his wife, Connie or Bridge City
and Jeremy Abshier and his fiancee, Candy Barber of Orange; one
sister, Luann Jones and her husband, James of Pittsburg; one brother,
Steve Abshier of Hobbs, New Mexico; and one granddaughter, Hanna
Pallbearers were Sidney Dronett, Bobby Granger, Paul Harmon, Robert
Merritt, Mike Gonzales and Troy Gilbeaux.
Anastacio R. Moralez, Sr.
Funeral mass for Anastacio R. Moralez, Sr., 60, of Kermit, father of
Arturo Moralez, Jesus Manuel Moralez, Anastacio Moralez, Jr. and Catarino
Moralez, all of Seminole, was held Tuesday, August 21, at SL Joseph
Catholic Church in Kermit with Father John Lucido officiating. Burial
followed in Kermit Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.
Rosary was held Monday, August 20, at 8:00 pm at his son, Catarino s
He died Sunday, August 19, at the Winkler County Memorial hospital
Mr. Moralez was bom April 15,1941 in Barranco Azul, Mexico. He
named Mana Del Refugio Valenzuela on June 15,1958 in Mexico. He was
a construction worker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Kermit.
He had been a resident of Kermit for 27 years. He was preceded in death by
a son, Mario Moralez.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Del Retagio Moralez of Kermit;
five sons, Arturo Moralez, Jesus Manuel Moralez, Anastacio Moralez,
Jr., and Catarino Moralez, all of Seminole and Oscar Moralez of
Andrews; four daughters, Leticia Amaro, Maria Del Socorro Suucedo,
Esther Ramos and Nancy Valles, all of Kermit; one sister, Elfida
Sundown! rf QHikm; hh parents,. Tomasa and Catarino Moralez of
Odessa; twenty-eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A Cotton and Peanut Field Day,
sponsored by the Texas Cooperative
Extension (formerly Texas
Agricultural Extension Service), will
beginning with registration at 8:30
a.m. at the Gaines County Civic
Building. A tour of area fields will
leave at 9 a.m.
The event was originally scheduled
for Tuesday, Aug. 21, but was
changed due to conflicts with foe
Speakers for the tour include, Dr.
Chip Lee, Extension Plant
Pathologist; Dr. Calvin Trestle,
Extension Agronomist; Dr. Randy
Boman, Extension Agronomist—
cotton; and Dr. Jim Leser, Extension
Lunch, sponsored by local
agribusinesses, will be served at the
civic building. The businesses will
also sponsor the tour refreshments.
Agribusinesses who wish to be a
sponsor should contact the Extension
set next week at
Students still may register for a full
load of fall semester classes during
late registration at Odessa College.
Students may also sign up for
Weekend College, Internet,
telecourses and extension classes.
Late registration will be in the
registrar’s office on the second floor
of the Student Union Building, Room
202, from 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Aug.
27-30; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Aug. 31;
and 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sept. 4.
Classes begin Monday, Aug. 27.
More information may be obtained
at the Odessa College Admission
Office, (915) 335-6432 or the OC
Web page at www.odessa.edu.
Little Skyiar Stroud is pictured on one of the many motorcycles which attended
Biker Sunday” Aug. 12 at Church on the Go, located south of Seminole. There
were 263 persons, representing 18 communities, in attendance at the church,
along with 67 motorcycles. In addition to Seminole, guests attended from
Seagraves, Denver City, Abilene, Amarillo, Big Spring, Early, Ftoydada. Hobbs,
NM, Idabu, Lamesa, Lubbock, Midland, Odessa, New Deal, Plainview, Snyder
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You’re Invited to the 6th annual
All Day Saturday, Sept. 1
A day of family fun celebrating
the 2001 crop of the best and sweetest
watermelons in the State of Texas!,
A full day of fun &
entertainment,9 am - 6 pm
t- - -
(Children's Health Insurance Program)
Finally, children's health insurance to fit your budget!
WHAT IS C.H.I.P? CHIP is private health insurance coverage for children, designed
for families who do not qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford to buy health insurance.
WHO QUALIFIES? Children, newborn through 18 years. Qualification is based on
family size, monthly income and expenses. A family of four, for example, can have
monthly income of about $2,800.00 and still qualify.
WHAT'S COVERED? CHIP coverage includes sick and well child doctors visits,
check-ups, immunizations, x-rays, hearing and vision tests, dental care, hospital care,
surgery and services for children with special health care needs and disabilities.
WHAT DO I PAY? Rates depend on monthly income and expenses as well as family
size. Depending on your income, you may pay nothing at all. Some families with higher
incomes may pay some fees, but to cover all their children, no family will pay more than
$18 a month or more than $10 for office visits, $5 to $10 for prescription medications.
WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT CHIP and HOW DO I APPLY? Contact your
local West Texas Opportunities, Inc., @ 758-6366 or TexCare Partnership at 1-800-
(Programa de Aseguranza Medica Para Ninos)
Una poliza de seguro medico para ninos que seajusa a sus ingresos!
QUE ES C.H.I.P? CHIP es una poliza de seguro medico que cubre sus ninos. Fue
disenada especialnente para familisa wue ganan de mas para recibir. Medicaid pero no
lo suficiente para pager altos premios para aseguranza.
QUIEN CALIFICA? Todos los ninos, desde recien nacidos hastra los 18 anos.
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QUIEN CUBRE? Los beneficiosique cubre son, entre otros, visitas al doctor cuando
su hijo esta enfermo, servicios medicos, dentales y de salud mental, tales como exam-
ines periodicos, vacunsa, radiogafias y energengia, hospitalizaciones, cirugia y services
para ninos con discapacidades y con necesidades medicas especiales.
CUANTO TANGO QUE PAGER? Segun el sueldo familiar y la cantidad de personas
vivendo en su hogar, puedo pagar $15.00 por ano or hasta $18.00 por mes. Nadie
pagara mas que $10.00 por cada vistia al doctor o medicinas ccn recta del doctor.
COMO HAGA MI SOLICITUD? Llame a su oficina local West Texas Opportunities,
Inc. (758-6366) o llame as 1-800-647-6558.
No Perda su Tiempo.
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Dow, M. Gene & Fisher, David. Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 94, No. 89, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 22, 2001, newspaper, August 22, 2001; Seminole, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth804474/m1/3/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gaines County Library.