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Volume 11, Number 34
Cooke County, Texas
January 21, 2015
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by Keith G. King
The First Presbyterian Church
will host “HeBrews 11:1,” a free
coffee house and jazz venue at 7
p.m. Jan. 26 at Amelia’s Attic in
downtown Gainesville.
The guest performer for the
evening will be North Central
Texas College Jazz Band’s alto
saxophonist Steven Mitchell.
Relay For Life of Cooke County is kicking off the 2105 season
with a 1980s themed fundraiser
from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday (Jan. 24) at the Knights of
Columbus Hall in Gainesville.
The evening will feature a
barbecue dinner and live music
featuring Southtown Rewound
and 1980s dance music. A 50-50
raffle will be held and there will
be a cash bar.
This year’s theme for Relay For
Life is “The 80s: The Decade That
Made Us.” The theme is a tribute
to Relay For Life founder Gordy
Klatt who founded the event in
1985.
Those attending should feel
free to wear 1980s attire.
The tickets for the event are $15
each and are available by calling
Chris Hamilton at 940.634.4081
or Lisa Dieter at 940.736.6031.
Tickets also will be available at
the door.
AARP Tax Assistance will be
offered at the Cooke County Library this year.
Beginning Jan. 27, free tax assistance will be offered on Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cooke
County Library from January to
April 14.
There will be three AARP tax
aides to help provide the free
help with preparing tax returns,
answering tax questions and providing electronic tax return filing
for low to moderate income taxpayers.
No appointment is required
and Senior Citizens will have
priority, but all taxpayers are welcome.
For general questions about
the free tax service, call the
Cooke County Library at
940.668.5530.
The February Brown Bag Book
Review will be held at noon Feb.
5 at the Morton Museum in
Gainesville.
Bonnie Slack will review
“Words from the White House”
by Paul Dickson.
Everyone is invited to attend.
For more information, call
940.668.4283.
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MLK Parade Heads Downtown – The annual Martin
Luther King, Jr., Day Parade travels from the Santa Fe
Depot through downtown Gainesville to the Gainesville
Civic Center Monday to kick off the Monday festivities for
the annual event. Proclamations, speakers, scholarship
awards and food were the highlights for Monday’s event.
Students and youth also enjoyed an open gymnasium
at Gainesville Middle School during the afternoon with
music, dancing, basketball and food. Top Photo – A float by St. James CME Church in Gainesville heads onto California Street.
Bottom Photo – The Gainesville High School Marching Band leads the way ahead of the floats.
(The Weekly News Photos)
Cooke County Grand Jury
indicts Gainesville man for
aggravated robbery Jan. 15
GAINESVILLE – The Cooke
County Grand Jury issued 15 indictments Jan. 8, including one
for aggravated robbery.
The Grand Jury issued four indictments for Matthew Eli Mata,
34, including aggravated robbery
and robbery.
Mata was arrested by Gainesville Police Department Dec.
27 in connection with one of
four robberies that occurred in
Gainesville from 2:30 to 11:17
a.m. Dec. 27.
Mata was indicted for the first
degree felony offense of aggravated robbery Dec. 27, 2014;
indicted for the first degree felony offense of robbery Dec. 27,
2014; indicted for the first degree
felony offense robbery Dec. 27,
2014; and was indicted for the
state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance less
than 1 gram Nov. 3, 2014.
Other indictments issued by
the Grand Jury follow.
Michael Peter Howell, 34, was
indicted for the first degree felony offense of aggravated sexual
assault of a child Dec. 16, 2014.
James Clyde Walton, 25, was
indicted for the first degree felony
offense of aggravated assault with
a deadly weapon against a public
servant Dec. 8, 2014; was indicted for the second degree felony
offense of evading arrest with
a vehicle Dec. 8, 2014; was in-
dicted for the third degree felony
possession of a firearm by a felon
Dec. 8, 2014; and was indicted
for the first degree felony offense
of burglary of a habitation Dec.
8, 2014.
Bryan Gomez, 18, was indicted
for the third degree felony offense
of possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram in a Drug
Free Zone Oct. 23, 2014.
Treyon Avondre Jackson, 21,
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Free Community College?
Wallace talks about impact
By Keith G. King
The Weekly News
GAINESVILLE – In a Friday
speech from the White House
Jan. 9, President Barack Obama
announced a plan to make community college educations free
for those who want to work for
it.
Even though the plan was a
broad stroke with few details,
free community college could
impact thousands of community
colleges across the nation.
The plan will call for 75 percent of the costs of tuition to be
paid by the federal government
and 25 percent to be paid by the
states. The students will be re-
quired to keep a 2.5 GPA.
Obama was expected to talk
more about the plan during the
State of the Union speech last
night (Tuesday), which was after
press time.
This plan would have an impact locally at North Central
Texas College.
NCTC President Dr. Brent
Wallace shared his thoughts with
The Weekly News.
“There are some positives to
the fact that he has made that
speech,” Wallace said. “It’s drawing attention back again to the
quality of work that community
colleges are doing. The beauty of
it is, it’s showing that we are leaders in quality, rigorous education
both on the academic transfer
side, but especially in workforce
readiness, while at the same time,
being extremely affordable to a
certain extent.
“I appreciate the fact that he’s
drawing attention to the fact that
we’re quality, that we’re doing
a job, that we’re serving a community that might not be served
otherwise,” Wallace said. “However, there are just as many questions that come about as a result
of that.”
Wallace said that in Cooke
County, we have one of the lowest in-district tuition rates in the
state.
“So is tuition really where people are struggling, or is it inciden-
tals?” Wallace said. “Is it an issue
of how do I pay for yes, tuition
and fees, but how do I pay for
books? How do I pay for childcare? There’s a single mom out
there that is trying to make all
of these things happen at once?
… Those are the things it doesn’t
necessarily answer. Tuition, to
me, is not the only hurdle.”
Wallace talked about the question that has always been asked
– how do we pay for education.
“Complexity is, 50 states have
50 different ways they do community college,” Wallace said.
“… [In the] State of Texas there’s
50 independent individual community college districts.”
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January 21, 2015
CCAD board approves a John Warren
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new ARB member Jan. 12
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By Keith G. King
The Weekly News
GAINESVILLE – The
Cooke County Appraisal
District Board of Directors
unanimously
approved
a new member for the
CCAD Appraisal Review
Board (ARB) during the
Jan. 12 meeting.
Jerry Slater was approved
as the newest 2015-2016
ARB member by a 5-0
vote. All board members
were present.
Board members approved putting surplus
equipment, which includes
old computer, monitors
and servers up for auction
and sale.
The board held a discussion about the possible
appointment of a representative to the Ag Advisory
Board.
Board members and
CCAD Chief Appraiser
Doug Smithson talked
about the frequency of the
meetings and the need for
a representative. No action
was taken following the
discussion.
CCAD
department
heads provided board
members with an annual
review of accomplishments
and highlights for their department during the past
year.
Brenda Jenkins of the
Mapping
Department
updated board members
about how maps currently
are stored and provided
digitally and the process
for obtaining deeds.
Jenkins also provided
board members with the
progression of the mapping department during
the past several years.
Peggy Moore of the
Collections Department
updated board members about new processes
implemented during the
past year to make the collections department more
efficient, especially during
the busiest months of December and January.
Moore also provided
board members with tax
rate histories and some
possible new ways to allow property owners to pay
their property taxes. She
also provided board members with some future goals
for the department.
Debbie Rinner of the
Appraisal
Department
updated board members
about the appraisal schedule and what her department already has done for
the 2015 tax year.
Rinner also provided
updates about the digital
transition, including the
use of the iPads in the field
by appraisers and how that
process is perceived by appraisers and property owners.
She also provided board
members with insight to
future processes and direction for her department.
Shirley Hock of the IT
Department was unable
to attend the meeting, but
provided board members
with a written report.
Smithson also reminded
board members about the
accomplishments and duties of Business Manager
Lori Hendrickson. She also
is the Appraisal Review
Board secretary.
Board members took no
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action following an executive session to consider or
deliberate – “A. Appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, dismissal,
or complaints concerning
appraisal district officers,
Chief Appraiser or employees. B. To conduct private
consultation in order to
seek advice from the District’s attorney regarding
pending or contemplated
litigations; or a settlement
offer, or on a matter in
which the duty of the attorney clearly conflicts
with the open meetings
act. C. Deliberation and
possible action regarding
the deployment, or specific
occasions for implementation, or security personnel
or devices.”
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Grand Jury
indictments
Gainesville
man for
robbery
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was indicted for the state
jail felony offense of theft
of property more than or
equal to $1,500 but less
than $20,000 June 13,
2014.
Tyler Rasica, 20, was indicted for the third degree
felony offense of possession
of a firearm by a felon Dec.
8, 2014; and was indicted
for the first degree felony
offense of burglary of a
habitation Dec. 8, 2014.
Mika Jon Walker, 21,
was indicted for the state
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Area obituaries
Marjorie Richardson
Services
Marjorie Richardson, 91,
of Gainesville died Jan. 13.
Services were held Jan.
16 at the Geo. J. Carroll
& Son Chapel with the
Rev. John Hare officiating. Burial was in Fairview
Cemetery. Arrangements
were under the direction of
the Geo. J. Carroll & Son
Funeral Home of Gainesville.
History
Marjorie Richardson was
born Dec. 29, 1923 in Bristow, Okla., to Samuel and
Ruth Klingensmith. She
spent most of her youth
in Bristow. She graduated
from Sapulpa High School
in 1942. She met George
Richardson while she was
in high school. During
World War II, he was sent
to Ft. Devens, Mass. He
sent for her and they were
married Sept. 3, 1942.
While he was overseas,
Marjorie Richardson returned to Tulsa, Okla.,
and worked for Douglas
Aircraft Company as one
of the famous “Rosie the
Riveter” until the end of
World War II.
She was a homemaker
and involved in her children’s activities and church.
She enjoyed sewing and
cooking, known for her
chocolate chip cookies and
cinnamon rolls. They were
transferred to Gainesville
where she lived until her
death.
She was a member of
Callisburg United
Methodist Church
We invite you to attend
Sunday school at 10 am and
worship at 11 each Sunday
morning. We are located
northeast of Gainesville in a
quaint, quiet and beautiful
setting. Just minutes from
anywhere in Gainesville, it
is well worth the drive to
visit with us and experience
God’s presence in the lives
and talents of this loving
and dynamic congregation.
We are located at 123 Oscar
Cole Street. For additional
information, please call the
pastor at 903-819-2776 or
just plan on stopping by to
join us this Sunday.
First Presbyterian Church
in Gainesville and worked
as a volunteer at North
Texas Medical Center,
earning her 5,000 hour
pin. She enjoyed attending
the senior citizen dances at
the Stanford House.
Survivors
Marjorie
Richardson
is survived by her sister,
Lula May Engle of Pampa;
daughter and son-in-law,
Sandi and Jim Hodnett of
Plano; son and daughterin-law, Sam and Emily
Richardson of Frisco; and
grandchildren, Kyle Howard, Jodi Gregory and Jonathan Richardson.
She was preceded in
death by her husband,
George L. Richardson;
parents, Samuel and Ruth
Klingensmith; and brother,
Charles.
Donations
Contributions
may
be made to the Stanford
House or to the North
Texas Medical Center Auxiliary.
Janice Smith Bass
Services
Janice Smith Bass, 92,
of Whitesboro died peacefully Jan. 13.
Services were held Jan.
17 at the Meador Funeral
Home Chapel with Hank
Lovejoy officiating. Burial
was in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements were
under the direction of the
Meador Funeral Home of
Gainesville.
History
Janice Smith Bass was
born Oct. 3, 1922 in Naples, Texas to Zed Zay and
Anna Cerelle Southworth
Smith. She married William C. “Bill” Bass April
21, 1949.
She grew up in Naples
and moved to Dallas where
she worked for R.L. Dixon
Brothers at the Cotton Exchange.
After moving to Whitesboro in 1960, she was a
homemaker and bookkeeper and worked with
her husband at Bass Department Store. She later
was employed by TemTex
in Denison.
She was a member of
the First United Methodist
Church in Whitesboro.
Survivors
Janice Smith Bass is survived by her children, Phil
Bass of South Texas, Greg
Bass of Rowlett, Teresa
Prunty Bass of Rowlett and
Cerelle Crow of Whitesboro; six grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and
nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, William C. “Bill” Bass; sister,
Pat Pace; and brother, Zed
Zay Smith, II.
Vera Blanche
Thompson
Services
Vera Blanche Thompson,
99, formerly of Gainesville
died Jan. 15 in Highland
Village.
Services were held Jan.
18 at the Geo. J. Carroll
& Son Chapel with the
Rev. J.L. Williams officiating. Burial was in Fairview
Cemetery. Arrangements
were under the direction of
the Geo. J. Carroll & Son
Funeral Home of Gainesville.
History
Vera Blanche Thompson
was born Oct. 6, 1915 in
Vilott, Texas to John William and Mary Susan Finley Grundy. She married
Elbert J. Thompson in Ardmore, Okla.
Survivors
Vera Blanche Thompson is survived by her sons
and daughters-in-law, Jim
and Jonell Thompson and
Keith and Karen Thompson; daughter and sonin-law, Faye and Michael
McDowell; grandchildren
and spouses, Kathy and
Tommie Nations, Becki
and Billy Harris, Crystl
Valkavich, John Kraig and
Ami Thompson and Kristi
Tieman; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-greatgranddaughter;
sisters,
Madge Cottrell of Oklahoma City and Florine Lance
of Whitesboro; brother,
J.W. “Pete” Grundy; and
several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Elbert J. Thompson; three
brothers; and five sisters.
Donations
Contributions may be
made to the Lakeland Baptist Church, 397 Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville,
Texas, 75067.
Charles
Curtis Whitecotton
Services
Charles Curtis Whitecotton, 72, of Whitesboro
died Jan. 14 at Texoma
Medical Center in Denison.
Services were held Jan.
19 at the First Baptist
Church in Whitesboro
with the Rev. Mike Flanagan officiating. Burial was
in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements were under the
direction of the Meador
Funeral Home of Whitesboro.
Pallbearers were Mike
Pack, John Barnett, Trent
Boaldin, Dr. Christopher
Gaines, Brandon Burich
and Andrew Whitecotton.
History
Charles Curtis Whitecotton was born April
23, 1942 in Amarillo to
William Curtis and Reba
Garrett Whitecotton. He
married Kay Winn Sept. 1,
1963 in Kanorado, Kan.
In 1966, the family
moved from Elkhart, Kan.,
to Whitesboro. With his
father and brother-in-law,
they opened and operated
Tel-Star Cable TV.
He worked as the vice
president of quality assurance for Monitor Incorporated from 1984 to 1990.
He was co-owner and vice
president for ISC Data
Com, Electronics Manufacture from 1990 to 1992
and from Fall 1995 to
1998, he worked as the city
administrator for the City
of Whitesboro. In 2000, he
returned to ISC Data Com
and retired in 2013.
Charles Curtis Whitecotton began serving in
public office in 1970. He
served 11 terms as a City
Alderman and also served
one term as Mayor.
He served on the boards
of many civic organizations including the Greater
Texoma Utility Authority
Board, the Grayson County Airport Board, the Parks
and Recreation Advisory
Board, the Chamber of
Commerce Board of Directors, the Jaycees, the Booster Club, Youth Football
Association, Youth Baseball Association, Rotary
Club, Planning and Zoning Development Committees and the Economic
Development board.
His other passion was
baseball. As a member of
Southwest Officials Association, he umpired many
youth, high school and
college games. He volunteered in the organization
of youth sports leagues.
In July 1998, the City of
Whitesboro dedicated a
park in his honor to commemorate his devotion to
the game and his years of
service. In 2010, he was
honored with the Citizen
of the Year award.
Survivors
Charles Curtis Whitecotton is survived by his
wife, Kay Whitecotton
of Whitesboro; sons and
daughters-in-law, David
and Lisa Whitecotton of
Leander, Dale and Paige
Whitecotton of McKinney and Deron and Brandy
Whitecotton of Leander;
daughter and son-in-law,
Debbie and Joey Alonso
of Mesquite; grandchil-
dren, Dr. Christopher
Gaines, Morgan Addison,
Brandon Burich, Andrew
Whitecotton, Brylee Burich, Cooper Whitecotton
and Eli Whitecotton; one
great-granddaughter; sister
and brother-in-law, Dian
and Bob Boaldin; and several nieces, nephews and
friends.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, Curtis and Reba Whitecotton;
and sister, Helen Griggs.
Donations
Contributions may be
made to the Whitesboro
Park Foundation, c/o
Whitesboro PARD, P.O.
Box 340, Whitesboro, Texas, 76273; or to the Children’s Building Construction, FBC Whitesboro,
124 Center St., Whitesboro, Texas, 76273.
Randall
Leon Gaskins
Services
Randall Leon Gaskins,
46, of Whitesboro died
Jan. 15 at his residence.
Graveside services were
held Jan. 19 at Oakwood
Cemetery with Bro. Joe
Patterson officiating. Arrangements were under the
direction of the Meador
Funeral Home of Whitesboro.
History
Randall Leon Gaskins
was born Oct. 10, 1968 in
Gainesville to Edward and
Mary Gibson Gaskins.
He enjoyed fishing,
watching the Dallas Cowboys, playing his guitar and
he loved his family.
He was of the Baptist
faith.
Survivors
Randall Leon Gaskins is
survived by Shellie Gaskins
of Sherman; son and
daughter-in-law, Cameran
and Erin Gaskins of Sherman; granddaughter, Piper
Gaskins; mother, Mary
Gaskins of Whitesboro;
sister and brother-in-law,
Charlotte and Eddy Foster of Whitesboro; sisters,
Joyce Jones of Whitesboro
and Darlene Gaskins of
Whitesboro; nephews and
nieces, Clifton Gaskins,
Matt May, Brian May,
Christopher May, Joshua McKee, J.R. Prator,
Jace Moncier and Sumer
Gaskins; one great-greatnephew; and one greatgreat-niece.
He was preceded in
death by his father, Edward
Gaskins; sister, Shirley
May; and nephew Kenny
Gaskins.
Barbara Ann Lovett
Services
Barbara Ann Lovett, 80,
of Gainesville died Jan. 16
at North Texas Medical
Center in Gainesville.
Services were held Jan.
19 in the Meador Funeral
Home Chapel with David
Gray officiating. Burial was
in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements were under the
direction of the Meador
Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Pallbearers were Larry
Davenport, Mike Davenport, James Polk, Robert
Boone, Chris Glass, Cole
Ortowski and Ronny Ortowski.
History
Barbara Ann Lovett was
born April 12, 1934 in Lubbock to Louis and Georgia
Pearl Huggins Brown. She
married James Lovett Sept.
17, 1993 in Gainesville.
Barbara Ann Lovett attended Hillcrest Church
of Christ in Gainesville
and was a member of the
Rebekah Lodge in Gainesville.
She enjoyed traveling,
sewing and needlepoint.
Her main hobby was doing
for her granddaughters and
taking care of others.
Survivors
Barbara Ann Lovett is
survived by her husband,
James Lovett of Gainesville; sons, bobby Hutchinson of Gainesville and Ken
Hutchinson of Gainesville;
granddaughters,
April
Glass, Kayla Eggenberger,
Brook Ortowski and Carlie Hutchinson; five greatgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and
friends.
She was preceded in
death by her father, Louis
Brown; mother, Pearl Robison; step-father, Ernest
Robinson; husband, Bob
Hutchinson; and brother,
Alton Brown.
Donations
Contributions may be
made to Home Hospice
of Cooke County, 316 S.
Chestnut St., Gainesville,
Texas, 76240; or to a charity of choice.
Clara Ruth Jacobs
Services
Clara Ruth Jacobs, 85,
formerly of Gainesville
died Jan. 15 in Corinth.
A family graveside service was held Jan. 19 at
Fairview Cemetery with
the Rev. Larry Kremling
officiating. Arrangements
were under the direction of
the Geo. J. Carroll & Son
Funeral Home of Gainesville.
History
Clara Ruth Jacobs was
born April 17, 1929 in
Gainesville to Ralph and
Clara Myracle Dunnavent.
She married John Haskell
Jacobs June 1, 1947 in
Gainesville.
Clara Ruth Jacobs was
creative and artistic and
loved to paint. She helped
her husband in their business ventures running the
business office.
But her passion was
her family, especially the
grandchildren.
Survivors
Clara Ruth Jacobs is
survived by her daughter
and son-in-law, Barbara
Ann and Marcus Williams;
grandsons and spouses, Jeffrey and Arryn Williams
and Stacy and Kristin Williams; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in
death by her husband,
John Jacobs; and daughter,
Pattie Lynne Jacobs.
Donations
Contributions may be
made to a children’s charity
of choice.
Carrie
Jewel Robertson
Services
Carrie Jewel Robertson,
86, of Gainesville died Jan.
12 in Denison.
Services were held Jan.
15 at the Geo. J. Carroll
& Son Chapel. Burial was
in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements were under
the direction of the Geo.
J. Carroll & Son Funeral
Home of Gainesville.
History
Carrie Jewel Robertson
was born Sept. 2, 1928 in
Callisburg to Charles and
Elva Jewel Cason Beam.
She enjoyed visiting with
family and friends, fishing
and being outdoors. She
was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
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The Weekly News
January 21, 2015
GISD board extends the
superintendent’s contract
By Keith G. King
The Weekly News
GAINESVILLE – Gainesville Independent School
District Board of Trustees
unanimously extended the
superintendent’s contract
following an executive session Jan. 15.
Board members extended the contract of Superintendent Dr. Jeff Brasher
one year and approved a 3
percent pay increase.
The move came following an executive session to
evaluate Brasher’s job performance.
Judy Smith and Tom
Schalk from Schalk &
Smith, PC were present
to provide the audit for
the year ending Aug. 31,
2014.
Smith told the board that
the audit had an unquali-
fied opinion and that the
district performed “very favorably” with the budget.
Smith also commended the GISD accounting
staff – calling them “very
good.”
The board called a May
9 election for three seats on
the Board of Trustees.
The three places that
will be up for election will
be Place 4 that is held by
Mike Schmitz, Place 5
that is held by Doug Wade
and Place 6 that currently
is held by David Moore.
Moore was appointed to
the board to fill the unexpired term of Kent Sharp
who resigned.
Early voting for the
election will be from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
at the GISD Administration Building at 800 S.
Morris St., from April
27 to May 5.
Brasher presented board
members with Certificates
of Appreciation as part of
the School Board Appreciation Month. A video also
was aired.
“Here at GISD we are
blessed with an amazing
board,” Brasher said. “A
board who works hard and
works selflessly, serving
our children, our community. They are the voice for
our community. They do
work long hours. … Some
months they have to serve
more time than others, but
they do that with no pay.
And really what they want
to see is children succeed.”
GHS student and band
member Michael Garcia was introduced by the
GHS Band director Taylor
Kami.
Garcia is a trumpet play-
er and ranked 19th of more
than 80 trumpet players
for the ATSSB All Region
Band Dec. 6 at Bowie High
School.
The board approved the
GISD Investment Policy.
Also Brasher presented
the board with the football and volleyball financial reports and the district
school nurse reports for
Fall 2014.
Chalmers Elementary
School teacher Krista Beal
was named as the GISD
Teacher of the Month for
January.
Beal is a grade level leader for fourth grade and also
is on the Leadership Team.
Beal was presented a
Certificate of Excellence
and a gift certificate by
Brasher, accompanied by
her interim principal Sharon Norwood.
Whitesboro ISD board
to increase fund balance
WHITESBORO – The
Whitesboro Independent
School District Board of
Trustees approved a motion to increase its dedicated fund balance during the
Jan. 12 meeting, according
to the unofficial minutes.
The board unanimously
approved to increase the
dedicated fund balance
from $2 million to $2.6
million. The dedicated
fund is designated for future construction projects.
Board members approved an Early Notification Incentive Program as
presented and approved a
Voluntary Exit Agreement
with teacher Marcy Barker.
Kassie McCool was approved for employment for
the remainder of the 20142015 school year.
Ryan Harper provided
a report about the impact
of Charter Schools on local
public school systems. The
report focused on research
findings as well as local
negative impacts to the district including decreased
enrollment, less funding
and tax base penalties. No
action was required.
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The board recognized
the campus Teacher and
Staff of the Month for December, who were commended for their achievement and presented a
certificate. Employees honored were Regan White,
Donna Carden, Shawna
Cole, Angie Acker, CeCe
Meinholdt, Maria Nunez,
Amy Hermes and Rhonda
Reedy.
Board members, administrators and spouses were
treated to dinner prepared
by Food Service Catering
Department and hosted
by the Whitesboro CTA in
honor of Board Appreciation Month.
Board members also received many letters and
posters from elementary
students and campus staff
thanking them for their
service.
Whitesboro Classroom
Teachers
Association
President Lori Pethick addressed the board in open
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GAINESVILLE – A quilt that has found the donation circuit keeps helping different causes.
The quilt is a red, white and black color design and
has been donated several times now to help raise funds
for different reasons.
Kathy Bauer of Gainesville made the quilt and donated it to a fundraiser to help Denny Higgins raise
money for a liver transplant.
The quilt was bought by Gina and Gary Dill.
Higgins did receive his liver transplant.
So the Dills decided to re-donate the quilt to sell
raffle tickets to help raise funds for the Gainesville
High School Class of 2015 – to help fund the students’ end-of-year activities.
Bauer said that the blanket took about a year to
complete. She used a “block-a-month” method the
create the masterpiece.
The design and colors of the quilt are perfect for a
man, woman or to be used as a Valentine gift. And
the colors fit Gainesville Independent School District
perfectly.
Tickets for the raffle are $1 each or six for $5 and
the drawing for the quilt will be Feb. 6.
Tickets are available from any senior parent; Gina
Dill at Kinne’s Jewelers at 940.665.3931; Mary
Copeland at Gainesville High School by calling
940.665.5528; Gina Thomason; Dana Herr or Lorelei Corona.
forum and commended
board members for their
invaluable contributions to
education. A Certificate of
Appreciation was presented
to each board member.
Whitesboro ISD board
members met during the
afternoon of Jan. 12 in a
special called meeting and
approved the 2014 district
financial audit, according
to the unofficial minutes.
Steve Davis presented the
annual financial audit for
the year ending Aug. 31,
2014. The audit report said
that the school district was
in good financial standing.
Three injured Friday
in two-car accident
COOKE COUNTY – A two-car accident on Highway 82
Jan. 16 sends three to hospitals.
According to Texas Highway Patrol Information Officer
Mark Tackett, the accident happened at approximately 6:34
p.m. one-mile west of Lindsay on Highway 82.
Tackett said that Charles Rangel, 69, of Alvord drove
from a crossover at CR 409 and into the eastbound lane of
Highway 82.
As Rangel pulled onto Highway 82, he was struck by a
vehicle already on Highway 82 that was heading eastbound
driven by Myra resident Chad Ragland, 24.
Ragland and Rangel were transported to North Texas
Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.
Myra resident and passenger in Ragland’s car, Donald
Jones, 21, was transported by CareFlight to Plano Medical
Center with non life threatening injuries.
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Gainesville Police reports
GAINESVILLE – The following incidents were reported to the Gainesville
Police Department.
Walmart
Supercenter
reported organized retail
theft of more than or equal
to $50 but less than $500
in the 1800 block of Lawrence Street.
Guadalupe Zavala reported the burglary of a
habitation in the 1100
block of Mill Street.
State of Texas reported
the burglary of a building
in the 1300 block of East
Pecan Street.
Jeffrey Lambert reported
the burglary of a habitation
in the 200 block of East
Scott Street.
Walmart
Supercenter
reported the theft of property less than $1,500 in the
1800 block of Lawrence
Street.
Walmart
Supercenter
reported organized retail
theft more than or equal
to $50 but less than $500
in the 1800 block of Lawrence Street.
A stolen vehicle from
Denton was recovered in
the 300 block of North
I-35.
Timmie Thomas reported criminal mischief more
than or equal to $50 but
less than $500 in the 2600
block of East Highway 82.
First State Bank of
Gainesville reported the
forgery of a financial instrument in the 800 block
of East California Street.
Walmart
Supercenter
reported organized retail
theft more than or equal
to $50 but less than $500
in the 1800 block of Lawrence Street.
Arrest log
Chasity Michelle Dewbre, 35, organized retail
theft.
Vanessa Alicia Graves,
29, misdemeanor warrant.
Buffi Renee Groves, 38,
theft, misdemeanor war-
rant.
Juan Daniel Hernandez,
28, driving with invalid license.
Kevin Phillip Dear, 24,
driving with invalid license.
Cathy J. Freeman, 53,
misdemeanor warrant.
Justin Ryan Mann, 22,
organized retail theft.
Michelle Renee King,
37, felony warrant.
Bryce Scott Bennett,
35, driving with invalid license.
Joshua Ross Secrest, 24,
misdemeanor warrant.
Don Cecil, 39, misdemeanor warrant.
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Cooke County Sheriff
logs incident reports
GAINESVILLE – The
following incidents were
reported to the Cooke
County Sheriff’s Office.
Mary Margaret Cummings of Valley View reported the theft of property more than or equal
to $1,500 but less than
$20,000 in the 900 block
of CR 231.
AT&T Wireless of
Farmers Branch reported
the theft of material aluminum/bronze/copper/brass
less than $20,000 in the
5300 block of CR 331.
Virginia Belew Winstone
of Decatur reported the
burglary of a habitation in
the 900 block of Bridger
Street in Cooke County.
Christopher Wynn Martin of Justin reported the
theft of material aluminum/bronze/copper/brass
less than $20,000 in the
6000 block of East High-
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Ronald Brent Duke, 29,
warrant.
Kennith Ray Walls, 48,
warrant.
Zachary Thomas Sutton,
17, criminal mischief.
Boston Jiman Davis, 23,
driving with invalid license,
possession of a controlled
substance.
Kenneth Ray Smith, 59,
disorderly conduct.
Ashley Ann Hollis, 30,
driving with invalid license.
Bobby Lee Williams, 36,
warrant.
Justin Lee Brady, 32,
possession of a controlled
substance, warrant, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kristeen Angela Hardin,
35, hindering apprehension or prosecution of a
known felon, possession of
a controlled substance.
Gary Petty, 32, warrant,
manufacture/delivery of a
controlled substance.
Sharon McKnight Parker, 66, warrant.
James Dean Bradley, Jr.,
30, warrants.
Randy Dale Huneycutt,
59, warrant.
Jason Martin, 23, warrants.
Rachel Lee Roden, 24,
warrant.
Cynthia
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Shauna Cozette Chilcoat,
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Cheyenne Blalock, 23,
possession of drug paraphernalia, warrants.
Rusty Wade Jackson, 25,
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Shirley Jean Moore, 35,
driving with invalid license.
Sivells Bend ISD approves
Campus Improvement Plan
SIVELLS BEND – The
Sivells Bend Independent
School District Board of
Trustees approved the
2014-2017 District and
Campus Improvement
Plan during the Jan. 13
meeting, according to the
unofficial minutes.
The District Improvement Committee submitted the plan that was updated during the fall.
The plan sets goals for
the district during the
next three years that correspond with trustee goals
established by the board.
Sivells Bend ISD Superintendent Phil Newton
presented board members
with the Texas Academic
Performance Report.
The report explains all
aspects of the district’s
performance,
includ-
ing the cost to educate
each student, average salary per staff member and
the fact that the district
is considered “Improvement Required” based on
the latest state assessment
results.
The report may be
viewed on the district’s
Web site and a copy is
available in the school office.
The board approved Local Board Policy Update
101 as proposed by the
TASB.
Newton told the board
that enrollment is remaining steady for the year. He
also updated the board
about delinquent tax collections, the cost to the
district for adult meals,
Financial
Allocation
Study for Texas (FAST)
for the district, budget
and investments update
and the current list of the
applicants for the superintendent position.
The board will conduct
interviews for the superintendent position after the
posting closes Jan. 23.
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Mark Shields
National epidemic of self-esteem
By Mark Shields
A half-century ago, Russell Baker, a Pulitzer Prizewinning columnist for The
New York Times, disclosed
to his readers the existence
of the mysterious kingmaker he called “The Great
Mentioner,” who alone had
the power to determine the
handful of ambitious politicians who were ever lucky
enough to get “mentioned”
as potential presidential
candidates.
If, and only if, you were
first and widely “mentioned” in the press and
by leading political figures,
you could then credibly
begin to launch a presidential campaign. Nobody,
of course, ever met the
mythical Great Mentioner,
but nobody in presidential
politics doubted his influence.
But this is 2015, when
no self-respecting presidential candidate waits to
be “mentioned.” Today the
only essential prerequisites
for a White House run are
a surplus of ambition and
self-regard. In fact, to look
at the already crowded
2016 Republican field is
to realize that our nation
must be experiencing an
epidemic of self-esteem.
Take the case of the generally sensible Sen. Rob
Portman of Ohio, who in
2012 was vetted to be the
vice presidential nominee. Even though he had
gone widely unmentioned,
Portman in December announced he would not run
for president but would in-
stead run for re-election to
the Senate. This is too bad,
because Portman could
have become the very first
GOP presidential candidate to support same-sex
marriage.
Here is a partial list of
the distinguished Americans who have been “mentioned” by close friends,
press secretaries or, in some
cases, themselves for president: Sens. Ted Cruz of
Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio
of Florida; Govs. Chris
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To The Editor:
Re-zoning Request Broadway & Scott Streets
This area has been designated as ‘The Flood Path”
by FEMA and/or City of
Gainesville. Do the same
rules and laws apply to businesses as to residences, such
as 509 & 537 N. Schopmeyer? Both residences were
required to have their lowest
floor elevated above flood
level. Does this apply to
businesses in the same area?
Further, there are solid
walls around Tater properties, a storage area bordered
by Railroad Ave., East Scott
& North Denison Streets, &
DEF Recycling along East
Scott Street, and along the
entire East side of DEF property, which serve as blockage to flood waters. Will
area residents be allowed to
“wall-in” their properties to
serve as protection from the
added commercial traffic
which will escalate using our
neighborhood streets, such
as is done in Carrollton,
Farmers Branch and other
neighboring cities?
Already large trucks and
trailers filled with metal
trash present a threat to
our children playing in our
neighborhood; torn up our
streets and block traffic repeatedly, most especially
Scott Street West of Pecan
Creek Bridge, blocking area
residents from exit/entrance
to North Schopmeyer Street.
Further, traffic utilizing
DEF Recycling will park on
the wrong side of the street,
going the wrong direction.
Traffic has to go around said
trucks, and there is no way
to determine whether traffic
is coming across the Pecan
Creek Bridge until traffic is
“going around” the parked
trucks.
What plans will be implemented to protect children
playing, walking, and riding
bikes in our neighborhood?
The new Boys/Girls club
under construction on Denton Street, just 2 blocks west
of the railroad track will add
foot, bike & motor traffic
to both Scott & Broadway
streets, as well as through
our neighborhood.
What plans will be implemented to protect children
playing, walking and riding
bikes to/from our neighborhood and on Scott &
Broadway Streets both East
& West once the added traffic of all kinds will be added
in this area? If this proposed
zoning change is approved,
who will protect our children?
Why are commercial scales
installed in the Easement of
Scott Street, right up to the
side of the street, when area
residents who place any type
structure in easement are penalized or fined by the City
of Gainesville?
Added flood water deterrent is the concrete block
enclosures/walls
between
Railroad Avenue and the
Railroad Tracks south from
Belcher Street to the back
side of the Concrete Yard.
These deterrents cause water to rise higher & block
Railroad Crossing during
flood. This, coupled with
the removal of the Y-Bridge
by the City of Gainesville,
cause area residents to have
much less options to leave
their residences when flood
waters rise suddenly.
Interested citizens whose
children/grandchildren who
currently attend the Boys/
Girls Club should attend
the next scheduled meeting
on this Re-zoning February 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm at
Gainesville City Hall and
voice your opinions.
Lennie Sewell
Gainesville
Current U.S. Debt
$18,088,771,235,453.60
Debt
watch
The estimated population of the United States is 319,837,390
so each citizen’s share of this debt is $56,556.15. The National
Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.40 billion per
day since September 30, 2012!*
U.S. Debt, July 12, 2004
$7,264,732,981,139.98
* Information obtained from the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Population figures from the U.S. Bureau of the Census’ Population Clock. Figures as of January 19, 2015.
Christie of New Jersey,
Bobby Jindal of Louisiana,
John Kasich of Ohio, Mike
Pence of Indiana, Rick
Snyder of Michigan and
Scott Walker of Wisconsin;
former Govs.
Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, Rick Perry of Texas,
George Pataki
of New York
and Jeb Bush
of Florida. It
has long been
axiomatic in
Washington
that
every
day,
when
shaving (or,
maybe now, when putting
on lipstick), a senator sees
a president in the mirror.
Governors’ mansions must
now have the same mirrors.
Jeb Bush’s supporters
may want to emphasize
that no Republican ticket
has won the White House
in the past 88 years that
did not have on it either
a Nixon or a Bush – and
there’s no Nixon on the
current scene.
Let us not forget former Sen. Rick Santorum
of Pennsylvania or former
Hewlett-Packard
CEO
Carly Fiorina or Ben Carson, a renowned pediatric
neurosurgeon who apologized for seeming to compare supporters of samesex marriage to misfits who
endorse bestiality. Which
brings to mind the timeless
insight of humorist Mark
Russell that “bestiality is
never consensual.”
Into this rich mix now
appears the 2012 standardbearer, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney,
who, if he were to run,
would be mounting his
third national candidacy.
It was the late, great former Rep. Mo Udall of Arizona who said that the only
known cure for the presidential virus, once a candidate becomes
infected, is
embalming
fluid.
But Romney
backers can
point
out
that Ronald
Reagan, the
revered Gipper, also ran
three times,
losing nomination fights
in both 1968
and 1976 before winning
his landslide White House
victory in 1980.
But with all these candidates, just imagine the possibly unwieldy debates before next year’s primaries.
Because of time constraints,
each of the potentially two
dozen candidates could
be limited to one chance
of perhaps 90 seconds in
which to make both an
opening statement and a
closing one. It could be a
circus, but with this untreated national outbreak
of high self-esteem, the
GOP, yearning for the order imposed by “The Great
Mentioner,” confronts a
record crop of presidential candidates and, who
knows, maybe somewhere
in there even a potential
president.
To find out more about
Mark Shields and read his
past columns, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page
at www.creators.com.
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235 District Court
cases filed, decided
GAINESVILLE – The following cases were filed and
decided in the 235th District Court.
Cases filed
Carmen Celeste Pickle
vs. Jeffrey Keith Skaggs –
divorce.
State of Texas vs. Melanie
Michelle Meredith – judgment NISI.
Cody Duvall and Joette
Duvall vs. Michael Henry
and Tera Henry – contract.
Judy Lynn Weyandt vs.
Robert Raymond Weyandt
– divorce.
Jana Eldridge, James
Eldridge and Jackson Eldridge vs. Jeff Andrew
Newcomb – damages.
Sarah L. Garrett vs. Larry
D. Garrett – divorce.
Allstate Settlement Corporation vs. Tyler Matthew
Eddy – contract.
Jeff Mark Smiley vs.
Kelley Dawn Smiley – divorce.
State of Texas vs. Cody
Joshua Byrd – judgment
NISI.
State of Texas vs. Rachel
Lee Roden – judgment
NISI.
James David McCoy vs.
Jacqueline Wynema Batis –
divorce.
Ex Parte: Chad Brooks
May – writ of habeas corpus.
Gene Moore, individually and as next friend of
Madison Moore, a minor
vs. Mary Moore – damages.
Dusty Wayne Rushing
vs. Dava Gayle Worsham –
divorce.
Celtic Bank Corporation
vs. Visista, LLC – contract.
State of Texas vs. $630.10
– notice of seizure and intended forfeiture.
Faith E. Slabaugh vs. AllState Insurance Company
and Lee Duree – contract.
Chelsea Christine Bishop vs. Chadrick Bishop –
divorce.
Miriam Calleros Juarez
vs. Jesus Humberto Juarez
– divorce.
Felderhoff Product Company vs. A.C. Morrison or
his unknown heirs, successors or assigns – mineral
lease ownership.
Cases decided
Era Independent School
District vs. Crusader Holdings, LLC – dismissed.
State of Texas vs. Tomas
Ortega Miranda – judgment NISI.
Leon Bayer and Lea Ann
Bayer vs. Rudy Koesler and
Rudy Koesler, Inc., doing
business as Koesler Rudy
Cabinets and Countertops
– dismissed.
State of Texas vs. Thomas
Cortese – dismissed.
State of Texas vs. 1988
Chevrolet pickup – judgment for the plaintiff.
Discover Bank vs. Chad
Sconce – judgment for the
plaintiff.
Tammie A. May vs. Gerry G. May – divorce.
Brittany Lee Koelzer vs.
Tyler Duane Grooms – divorce.
Charity Kay Heath vs.
Christopher Chance Heath
– divorce.
Frankie Sue Emerson vs.
Timothy Wayne Emerson
– divorce.
Matthew Caleb Clements vs. Chelsea Elizabeth
Clements – divorce.
Eduardo Hugo Ignacio
Castellucci vs. Betty Llanos
Gonzalez – divorce.
Jesus Moreno vs. Rocio
M. Moreno – dismissed.
Kimberly Diane Dunn
vs. Brandon Lee Dunn –
divorce.
In Re: Cloister Designs,
LLC – transfer of structured settlement.
Cooke County, et al vs.
Julie Pilcher – dismissed.
Gainesville Joint Venture
and Parkridge Apartments,
Ltd. vs. Cooke County
Appraisal District – agreed
judgments.
Leslie Miller vs. Lora
Leigh Miller – divorce.
Cody Lynn Sconce vs.
Ronda Elaine Sconce – divorce.
Brenda Louise Zielinski
vs. Colt Roial Teuscher –
divorce.
Free Community College?
Wallace talks about impact
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There is the question
about how much responsibility for community college education is it the taxpayers, the students or the
states.
If the states are required
to provide 25 percent of the
cost of tuition, the State of
Texas has been continually
decreasing the amount reimbursement for commu-
nity college districts during
the past many years.
“The average tuition if
you took everybody in
the U.S. is probably about
$3,035 per year, tuition,”
Wallace said. “So if you
are looking at $3,500,
some people are arguing
‘Oh that’s not much,’ but
if you look at some of the
students that even we serve
that may or may not be
making $20,000, $25,000
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a year, $3,500 is still a sizeable sacrifice.
“So in that regard, again
it’s bringing attention to
the fact that many students
that community colleges
serve – although there’s
reasonable price to the tuition, it is still a burden,”
Wallace said. “They are still
incurring debt. So maybe
this will bring about a conversation how do we better
… find mechanisms for
students to pay for college,
but reduce the amount of
debt that they have at the
end.”
GAINESVILLE – The following marriage license applications were received by
the Cooke County Clerk’s
Office.
Jason L. Bell, 37, Yukon,
Okla., and Jennifer M.
Johnson, 34, Yukon, Okla.
Stoney L. Reynolds, 45,
Sulphur, Okla., and Sandra
K. Bowerman, 44, Sulphur,
Okla.
Matthew D. McGilvray, 28, Gainesville and
Katherine P. Dennis, 22,
Gainesville.
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Water lightly stained; 40–44 degrees; 7.22’ low. Black bass are slow on
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It’s Fiesta Time!
The Cooke County United Way will hold its annual
celebration luncheon from
11:30 to 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at
the Gainesville Civic Center.
Advance tickets are $10
each or $12 at the door.
For
reservations,
call
940.665.1793.
Lindsay Volunteer Fire
& Rescue has partnered
with the southwest affiliate
of the American Heart Association for an awareness
campaign to encourage
residents to call 911 at the
first sign of a heart attack.
The initiative is themed
“Don’t Die of Doubt,” and
will communicate that live
saving treatment begins
with a call to 9-1-1 and
that responders are trained
professionals who can provide immediate care and
increase the chances of surviving a heart attack.
Residents are encouraged
to learn the warning signs
of a heart attack including
chest discomfort, shortness
of breath, discomfort in the
upper body such as neck or
jaw, a cold sweat, nausea or
lightheadedness. If any of
these symptoms occur, immediately call 9-1-1.
“Reducing time to treatment is vital to surviving
a heart attack,” Lindsay
Assistant Chief and para-
medic Scott Neu said.
“This campaign showcases
that calling 911 is the right
thing to do at the first sign
of a heart attack, regardless of the doubt someone
may have about taking that
action. Everyone needs to
know that lifesaving care
begins with a call to 911.”
For more information
about the initiative and
warning signs, visit www.
dontdieofdoubt.com.
email to [email protected]
A Visitor Center volunteer orientation will be
held at 2 p.m. Sunday (Jan.
25) at Hagerman National
Wildlife Refuge in Sherman.
Volunteers greet visitors,
distribute maps and literature, and make sales in the
book and gift shop. Shifts
are half-days, weekends
and weekdays.
If you are interested in
becoming a volunteer,
Three weekend events
are planned at the Johnson
Branch on Lake Ray Roberts in Valley View.
Stars Over Our Parks will
be held from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday (Jan. 23) at Pavilion
One. You will join a park
ranger and get a glimpse
of the night sky, including
constellations and planets.
You should bring a flashlight with a red lens and
binoculars or a telescope
The annual meeting of
the Indian Creek Volunteer
Fire Department will be at
4 p.m. Feb. 28 at Lake Kiowa Lodge in Lake Kiowa.
All Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department district residents are welcome
to attend.
if you have them. Blankets
and lawn chairs also are
recommended.
Dutch Oven Breakfast
will be featured from 9 to
10 a.m. Saturday at Pavilion One. Learn the basics
of cooking in a Dutch
oven. Make sure to bring a
spoon and plate to sample
some of the breakfast.
Night Skies During the
Day will be held from 10
to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at
the Amphitheater. You will
Muenster council re-appoints
three members to the MIDC
MUENSTER
–
The
Muenster City Council reappointed three members
to the Muenster Industrial
Development Corporation
during the Jan. 5 meeting,
according to the unofficial
minutes.
Aldermen re-appointed
Ben Bindle, Johnny Pagel
and Stan Endres to another
term on the Muenster Industrial Development Corporation.
Randy Proffer added $50
per month to his salary after he passed the wastewater license exam offered
by Texas Commission on
Environmental
Quality
(TCEQ).
Muenster policy approves the pay increase for
any employee receiving a
water or sewer license.
Muenster Volunteer Fire
Department Chief Bert
Walterscheid told aldermen
that firefighter John Yosten
retired after 50 years of service.
Aldermen received the
monthly report from
Muenster Police Chief Tom
Barr.
Muenster City Administrator Stan Endres updated
aldermen about ongoing
projects and activities in
the city.
The hand-held meter
reader for Muenster is not
Area obituaries
(Continued from Page 3)
Carrie
Jewel Robertson
Continued
Survivors
Carrie Jewel Robertson
is survived by her son and
daughter-in-law, Don and
Debbie Robertson; son
and partner, Terry Robertson and Cindy Russell;
sister and brother-in-law,
Lara Francis and Byron
Canaday; sister and partner, Tessa Due Mitchell
and Ed Lowery; five grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in
death by her son, Stephen
Robertson; parents; and 10
brothers and sisters.
Lois Ailene
Roberson
Services
Lois Ailene Roberson,
85, of Gainesville died Jan.
18 in Gainesville.
Services were held at 11
a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 21)
at the Geo. J. Carroll &
Son Chapel with the Rev.
Roslyn Eugster officiating.
Burial was in Valley View
Cemetery. Arrangements
were under the direction of
the Geo. J. Carroll & Son
Funeral Home of Gainesville.
History
Lois Ailene Roberson
was born Nov. 24, 1929 in
White Rose, Okla., to J.C.
and Maggie Steenrod Idell.
She was a member of
Mission Methodist Church
in Gainesville.
Survivors
Lois Ailene Roberson is
survived by her daughters
and sons-in-law, Paula and
Wayne Parker of Lubbock
and Peggy and Kim Marish of Gainesville; son and
daughter-in-law, Leamon
and Jolynne Roberson,
Jr., of Blue Eye, Mo.; 11
grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren;
several
nieces and nephews; brother-in-law and spouse, Ray
and Barbara Roberson of
Thackerville, Okla.; and
sister-in-law, June Hayes of
Ardmore, Okla.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Leamon Roberson,
Sr.; five sisters; and one
brother.
Donation
Contributions may be
made to Home Hospice of
Cooke County.
Cherry Friddell
Services
Cherry Friddell, 58, of
Denton died Jan. 18 in Euless.
Graveside services will
be held at 2 p.m. Friday
(Jan. 23) at Fairview Cemetery with Micah Bell Officiating. Arrangements are
under the direction of the
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home of Gainesville.
A family visitation will
be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 22) at the Geo. J.
Carroll & Son Chapel.
History
Cherry Friddell was born
Jan. 25, 1956 in Gainesville to Clyde Allen and
Mary Elizabeth McMahan
Friddell.
She graduated from
Gainesville High School in
the Class of 1974.
Survivors
Cherry Friddell is survived by her mother, Mary
Friddell of Gainesville;
brother and sister-in-law,
Bill and Mary Ann Friddell of Gainesville; sister,
Patricia Graham of Denton; and several nieces and
nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her father, Allen.
functioning properly, and
the administration is considering repairing the current unit, but have asked
for a proposal for a new
machine.
Pat Dillon is working on
finishing paperwork for
the last grant and working
on the new application.
KSA Engineers Regional
Manager Bob Fisher from
McKinney visited Muenster in December and will
work on preliminary plans
and cost estimate for the
grant project.
The parking spaces on
Main Street have been
painted.
Aldermen approved the
November bills that totaled
$146,639.22.
No action was taken by
aldermen after reconvening
from an executive session.
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Weekly
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earn about the moon phases, craters on the moon
and how to make your own
moon crater. You will construct a star wheel to help
determine when and where
to find constellations in the
night sky.
All programs are free, but
there is a $7 park entrance
fee for anyone 13 years old
or older.
For more information,
call 940.637.2636.
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A Memorial Service for
Herman Nieman, Jr., 92,
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First Presbyterian Church
in Gainesville. A visitation
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