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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - February 28, 2008, Wellington, Texas COLLINGSWORTH RURAL HEALTH CLINIC 100715th Street 447-5311 Collingsworth Pharmacy Tom RPH - 447-1184 Prescription renewal e-mail Rockets shock advance to Regional Basketball Tournament in Rockets play at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Texan Leader 12 pages plus inserts Volume XC VIV For Ninety-Eight Years a Builder in Collingsworth County Collingsworth Texas 79095 February 28,2008 JSP thunderstorms and When protect yourself by Stay off the phone ii is an If you outside do not stand or telephone poles lightning has a to strike Remember lightning can strike several miles a When there is a tornado prominent for a tornado if is has spotted or are You should take cover a orto an interior Wrap yourself in coats to protect yourself from flying Stay away from glass and windows as much as Abandon vehicles and mobile These are where deaths If you are in these leave and go to a substantial If there is no shelter lie flat in the nearest ditch and use your hands to cover year Also we all should be for all hazards that affect our The national Weather and the American | prescription canned foods bottled water three day Include one gallon per peri one- change of clothing and sleeping bag rubber emergency tools a flashlight and extra an extra set of car keys and any special items the elderly and disabled family Let's all try to be prepared in the event something should happen to our community and Emergency Management Coordinator Collingsworth County Storm spotter training Storm spotter training is scheduled for March 10 at the community building at 7 Training is Warning coordinator and from will also be at the 1 ' A MASH blood drive is Activity Center tp 7 Area Champs The Wellington High Rockets were all smiles after defeating Gruver 47-45 last Photo by Kirby Campbell Rockets defeat Gruver 47-45; Wellington girls lose to Anton Last week was a busy one for Wellington High's basketball the Lady Rockets defeated Gruver last Tuesday in Amarillo in the Regional Quarterfinals to advance to the Regional Tournament in Then the following Thursday the Rockets took care of Gruver 47-45 in Amarillo for the Area Championship and advanced to play Clarendon Tuesday night in Leading the Rockets in assists were Jaston Archie and Johnson Sawyer Sims and Quenton Patterson grabbed four rebounds each to lead the Rockets while Archie Johnson and Sims led the team in Gruver led by eight at halftime but the Rocket's tied the game 37-37 after three and then Sims hit a lay up after a pass by Josh Culpepper to put Wellington ahead 47-45 with 1.6 seconds left to The defense held and then they got to Hernandez to perform Sunday at Ritz Daniel will present a Spanish and classical repertoire of melodies at the Wellington Ritz Theatre on March 2 at 4 Daniel Hernandez has signed a contract to sing professionally as the Placido Domingo Young Artist with Washington Opera next season in D. C. For the month of he is Amarillo Opera's AiR guest Tickets for the Hernandez March 2 performance at Wellington Ritz Theatre are priced at seat and may be ordered in advance by calling Frances Schmidt at 447-5803. Tickets may also be purchased at the box office beginning at 3 p.m. on the day of the For more please visit web site hold their new The girls rebounded to beat Gruver 47-38 after the Lady Rockets put on a defensive clinic in the second half of the contest held at Amarillo High The Lady Rockets held Gruver scoreless in the third quarter and erased a nine-point deficit to win the Regional In the Lady Rockets faced a tough Anton team that ended Wellington's season with a 69-47 Anton went on to face and sending Sudan to the state basketball The Lady Rockets end the season ranked 16th in Class A. Blue Bell Creameries helping Texas 4-H In honor of the Texas 4-H organization's 100"'birthday, Blue Bell Creameries is introducing Centennial Cupcake Ice To sweeten the the Little Creamery is donating a portion of the sales to promote 4-H educational Centennial Cupcake Ice Cream is a delicious cake batter ice cream with pieces of yellow a chocolate icing swirl and four-leaf clover just finished celebrating our 100"' birthday so we understand just how special this said Paul Blue Bell CEO and Cupcake is the perfect ice cream to help commemorate this momentous It has all the ingredients for a cake and ice The four-leaf clover sprinkles give it that special is a national organization that benefits so many young Kruse inspiration for the flavor came from the Texas organization's 100lh but we felt it was important to recognize all 4-H Blue Bell has also created a unique carton for this new It features four children in 4-H T-shirts and the organization's widely recognized four-leaf worked with 4-H to create something that symbolizes what they are all Kruse organization is for the 1 think the smiling faces capture the spirit of this organization just Centennial Cupcake Ice Cream is available at our local Market Square Centennial Cupcake Ice Cream is available at Market Square in Blue Bell will donate part of the sales of the ice cream to Texas 4-H. County spelling champs Join iis in the j Anniversary Dr. David Optometrist Tuesday Friday 812 Wut fraa tie 441-2212 Monday t Thursday 117Eaat3rd-(B06) 288-2218 75 Cents Number 35 Republican Party training info. The Collingsworth County Republican Party will be holding their Republican Primaries on March 4 at the following Precincts 101 and 102 will be held in the Rocket House with Precinct Tommy Hudson and Alternate Ray Hightower Precinct 201 will be in the Clerk's Office of the Court House with Precinct Zeb Precincts 301 and 302 will be held in the south entrance of the Elementary School with Precinct Frank Jones and Alternate Sue Ann Hicks Precincts 401 and 402 will be held in the Council Room at the Community Building with Precinct Hugh Kutch and Alternate O Neal Sharp Training for the Poll Workers in this election is mandatory and the Republican Party held its first training session in the courthouse on Feb. 21. There were 12 workers An additional training session will be held on Feb. 28 at 5:15 at the courthouse in the second floor court Any questions about training can be directed to Mary John Workers for both political parties are The Republicans will be holding Precinct Conventions in each precinct voting location immediately following the close of voting on March 4. All voters are invited to return to their respective precincts to attend the conventions at 7 that Resolutions will be submitted and delegates for the County Convention will be Samnorwood spelling bee winners Junior Division winners First place - Logan son of Mr. & Mrs. Scott Martindale of second place - Nikki daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry of third place - James 3"' grade son of Mr. & Mrs. Kevin McDanel of The spelling bee went 16 rounds and the winning word was Other participants were Erin Vaughan and Brandi Ferguson Dakota Warren and Archie Murphy won the county wide spelling bee held last Wednesday at the Collingsworth County Public The winners each receive a savings bond from Wellington State f Carroll's On The Square 908 8th Street 447-2563 FTD 1 ' Senior Division winners First place - Josh eighth grade son of Mr. & Mrs. Tracy Cain of second place - Victoria eighth grade daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Low Kiker of third place - Isabella daughter of Mrs. Gabella Sandlin of The spelling bee went J J rounds and the winning word was Other participants were Junior Gonzalez and Thomas home and life 447-2515 Durk Brandon Agent FARM BUREAU INSURANCE -a r Helping You is do Mutual Company Faun Undam * Farm Inn i County Mutual Company of Taut
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