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[Newspaper Clipping of an Article in the Star-Telegram]

Description: Newspaper clippings of an article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, written by Diane Wolfe. The article discusses one of the stories behind the way Haslet, Texas received its name: "When he gave Santa Fe workers the good word, one turned to another and said, "Mahoney has let the railroad come through," thus naming the farming community." The second clipping tells of Roger Cloud's opinions of the growing development in Haslet: "Development is creeping up on Haslet." Finally, the third clipping goes into more detail about the city's expansion and the opinions against the growth: "You really don't worry about it (growth) but you know it will change."
Date: 198u
Creator: Wolfe, Diane

[Newspaper Clipping Showing Haslet City Officials in Austin]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of some of the Haslet city officials visiting the Texas House of Representatives in Austin, Texas. The caption below the photograph says that the group "flew to the capitol Thursday morning, observed the legislature, and had lunch in the Speaker's apartment with Lewis and his wife." Below this the names of the people are listed from left to right.
Date: 198u

[Photograph of an Eighth Grade Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of an eighth grade basketball team in Haslet, Texas; according to the note on the back of the photograph this was T. J. Elkins' team and his second year playing basketball. The players are lined up behind the coach kneeling down and holding a basketball with "HHS 1934-35" written on the front. The names on the back are of the players and are listed in order from left to right: "T. J. Wilkins, Vernon Tucker, Vernon Erwin, Denzil Meyers, Carlton Cash, Herschel Elkins, Joe Willis, Wayne Gray, W. J. Frank" and the coach "J. R. Williams."
Date: {1934..1935}

[Report Created by Mrs. Scott Wilson]

Description: Report created by Mrs. Scott Wilson describing the PTA meetings that took place in Haslet from 1965 to 1966. This report says that the group met "regularly at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday night of each month," as well as listing the officers and committee chairmen of the association. At the bottom she lists out the "money making projects" that include: "Sock Hop, Thanksgiving Dinner, Basketball Tournament."
Date: {1965..1966}
Creator: Wilson, Mrs. Scott

[Letter from Reagan Brown to All County Extension Agents, May 27, 1969]

Description: Letter from Reagan Brown to all of the county extension agents of the Texas counties involved in the Texas Community Improvement Program. The letter says that the contest has come to a close and the winners were "Crawford, McClennan County- $550, Gober, Fannin County - $450, Quitaque, Briscoe County - $350, and Haslet, Tarrant County - $250." He finishes by congratulating all of the contestants and encourages all to "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Brown, Reagan

[Newspaper Clipping Entitled "Haslet to Honor Prodding Grandma for Contest Help"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a an article entitled "Haslet to Honor Prodding Grandma for Contest Help." The author of this article, Jim W. Jones, says that the grandma will be honored for "prodding that town into taking first in the district and fourth in the state in a community self-betterment contest." The woman's name is Lallie Lewis and she is receiving her own appreciation day.
Date: May 26, 1969
Creator: Jones, Jim W.

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Haslet Improved Group Wins Second Place"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Haslet Improvement Group Wins Second Place." This article describes the placements of different groups in Haslet in the community improvement contest: "Graves presented a plaque to the president in commemoration of our achievement of being second place winner in the district." The article on the reverse side is entitled "Watauga Acts to Seek Larger Line" and discusses the city's attempt to "install a larger trunk line as part of the city's water supply."
Date: June 20, 1968

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Friday April 25 Big Day for Haslet"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Friday April 25 Big Day for Haslet" printed in bold print. This article talks about the contest that the town entered sponsored by the Texas Electric Company and that April 25, 1968 is the day when the judges come to town and judge the winners of the contest. Later, the article describes the improvements made throughout the town during the span of time it was involved.
Date: 1968

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Haslet Puts On Sunday Best"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Haslet Puts On Sunday Best." The article goes on to explain the judging taking place in Haslet, Texas as part of the Texas Community Improvement Program: "Haslet is one of four finalists of 303 entries in the program sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service." The photograph in the corner shows Mrs. Maud Anna Ritchey presenting flowers to the three judges of the competition.
Date: 1968?

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Tarrant's Own Podunk (Haslet Among Top 4 in Improvement"]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Tarrant's Own Podunk (Haslet) Among Top 4 in Improvements." This article goes through the improvements that Haslet made during the competition different communities entered into to see who could improve their towns the most. Mrs. E. R. Lewis is the main spokeswoman in this article and she says that "families are starting to move back to Haslet," after the community got smaller due to Fort Worth's growth.
Date: 1968?

[Two Newspaper Clippings Regarding Haslet, Texas]

Description: Two newspaper clippings discussing recent events in Haslet, Texas during 1968; the photograph on the first clipping shows Mrs. E. R. Lewis and Harry King checking "the new marker identifying Haslet in the Texas Community Improvement Program." The longer clipping discusses the event, and explains the contest at hand: "They entered the Texas Community Improvement Program, and were busy preparing to accept judges who will take a look Friday at progress..." According to a later paragraph, Haslet was the only "organized community in Tarrant County" involved in the program.
Date: 1968