Sulphur Springs News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 243, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 14, 1990 Page: 30 of 56
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C-10—THE NEWS-TELEGRAM, Sulphur Spring*, Texas, Sunday. October 14, 1990
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Three blind mice
“A Visit With Mother Goose” was the theme of the PTA program presented by Austin Elementary School
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“Peter. Peter Pumpkin Eater” and “Little Miss Muffet.”
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Old shows dominate Nielsen ratings
By JIM JONES
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
PORT WORTH, Texas (AP) —
Professor Jim Spivey walked into
his church history class at
Southwest Baptist Theological
Seminary last week — wearing an
, “I have been called to another
unique ministerial opportunity.”
Spivey told the stunned students.
Spivey, a Vietnam veteran and
major in the Army Reserve, was
called to active duty at Fort Bliss in
El Paso. He said lie expects to he
asked to work as a chaplain with
troops in Saudi Arabia.
His students, after hearing the
news, gathered in a circle and
prayed for Spivey and he prayed
“It was my last class for them,
and they wanted to pray,” he said.
“There is an unflagging commit-
ment to pray for me and the
students who have, been called to
active duty. It really does make you
realize that we are brothers and sis-
ters in Christ ”
Spivey, who holds a doctorate in
philosophy from Oxford University
in England, is the first /acuity
member at the seminary to be cal-
led to active duty. But he said two
students have been called up to
serve during the Persian Gulf crisis.
The students called up earlier,
Kevin Forrester of DeRidder, La.,
and Craig Hutson of Weatherford,
are in the Air Force Reserve.
Spivey said his wife, Beverly,
and daughter, Jennifer, 8, reacted in
“disbelief” to the call-up, but they
knew it was a possibility.
“They are cautious; worried.
They trust the Lord to take care of
me," he said.
Spivey said he’s approaching the
new assignment as a God-given
opportunity, to help people in
“That’s really what it is,” he
said. “You can’t be anxious about
that It’s such an opportunity’ to
reach people who never darken the
door of a church.”
Spivey has been in the Army
Reserve for 18 years. 14 years as an
artillery officer and the last four
years as a chaplain. He is assigned
to the 28th Aviation Group Army
Reserve unit based in Arlington,
but has been transferred to another
reserve unit at Fort Bliss, which has
been called to active duty and ex-
pects to serve in Saudi Arabia.
“I was stationed in Saudi in
1976-77, so I know something of
the Persian Gulf area,” he said.
Being a Christian chaplain in a
Muslim country is a touchy situa-
It’s possible, he said, that he will
be asked not to wear a cross on his
collar and on his .Army cap as he
does in the United States.
His wrife is keeping calm and
making sure their daughter knows
what is happening, bufdoesn’t be-
come too frightened.
“We’re just trusting God to take
care of him,” Beverly Spivey said.
“If w’e didn’t have that, it would be
Every One Matters.
By DEBORAH H ASTINGS
AP Television Writer
i LOS ANGELES (AP)
Television’s old favorites continue
:to dominate the fall season while
most of the networks’ new shows
draw mediocre ratings.
! For the third consecutive week,
NBC’s 9-year-old “Cheers” was
the most-watched show on televi-
sion, followed by the network’s
“The Cosby Show.”
In the overall ratings, NBC
squeaked past the competition for
the No. 1 spot, the A.C. Nielsen Co.
reported Tuesday. NBC had a 12.9
average, ABC a 12.6 and CBS a
12.3. Each ratings point represents
Since die Sept 17 opening of the
new season, the networks have
been separated by less than a point.
The only new show among last
week’s top 10 was ABC’s
“America’s Funniest People,” in
“Grand,” which aired in the
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placed 14th with its fall premiere.
The next-highest spot claimed by
a new program was 32nd place,
where CBS’ "The Trials of Rosie
O'Neill,” featuring former “Cag-
ney & Lacey" star Sharon Gless,
tied with NBC’s “Fresh Prince of
Bel-Air,” starring the rap star Fresh
CBS’ first ever baseball playoff
coverage provided lackluster
The second game of the
American League playoffs between
Oakland and Boston, broadcast
Sunday, ranked 28th. The first
game of the National League
playoffs between Cincinnati and
Pittsburgh, broadcast Thursday,
In the network news, ABC and
Peter Jennings placed first with a
102 average, followed by NBC
and Tom Brokaw wiilh— 8.5. CBS
and Dan Rather had an 8.2.
Here are the top 10 shows^lbeir
network and rating: “Cheers,”
NBC, 21.1; “The Cosby Show,”
NBC, 19.5; “A Different world,”
NBC, 19.4; “America’s Funniest
Home Videos,” ABC, 18.9;
“Designing Women,” CBS, 18.2;
“Roseanne,” ABC, 18.1;
“America’s Funniest People,”
ABC, 18; “Murphy Browm,” CBS,
17.7; “Unsolved Mysteries,” NBC,
17.2; “Golden Girls,” NBC, 17.1.
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Keys, Clarke. Sulphur Springs News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 243, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 14, 1990, newspaper, October 14, 1990; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth823976/m1/30/: accessed February 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.