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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Brownfield, Texas Southwest Microu Blythin i 2627 it to Ndell or. Al Paw to. 79903 i volume 85, no. 20_ Advance through the �?T9q believe in of Olen Little. la 1990 chamber studies silent service award proposal by Kelly Sinclair news co editor a soon to be chosen resident will receive the chamber silent service award during an upcoming luncheon it was announced during wednesdays session of the Board of directors of Brownfield chamber of Commerce. Director Bob Brewer explained that a committee of past outstanding citizen recipients will meet to choose a deserving individual for the recognition. The Honor will be presented at a business luncheon for All chamber members scheduled from 11 42 a.m.-1 27 . Tuesday april 17, with the site still to be announced. Chamber president Bob Cannon voiced his enthusiasm for the proposal saying Quot i think its a Good idea. There s a lot of people who do Good work in our Cannon detailed a card that is being sent to prospective members Quot cordially inviting a them to join the chamber the cards Are part of a membership drive that has been conducted in recent Days. Said Cannon Quot Many View see c of 2 this tuesday county voters will troop to the polls to cast ballots in the Republican and democratic primaries. Balloting was heavy during the Absentee voting period which concluded Friday. The following residents have filed county judge Sammy Jones Republican James Martin Darwin Cargill Doug Ryburn and Kearby Sexton Democrat. Justice of the peace George Jameson Republican Homer Parker Bob Jowers . Jobe and Frances Hansard Democrat. County treasurer Bobbie Montgomery incumbent Gladys Swain Bobbie to Mcclure and Peggy Kapler Democrat Frank Odom Republican. County clerk Ann Willis Hospital director filing deadline set this tuesday is the deadline for those filing petitions for election to the Board of directors of Terry memorial Hospital districts. Elections Are slated april 7 at the county clerk s office. Three seats Are up for Contention those of Lanny Webb and Lynn Halamicek As Well As a vacant scat which had been held by Kerry Musick who resigned for business reasons several months ago. Those wishing to run for the Board Are required to be residents of the District owners of property in the District and Over the age of 21. Presiding judge for the elections is Frank Gray. The Absentee voting period begins March 19 depending on the availability of ballots and ends april 2. Absentee voting clerk is Bobbie Duran and votes can be cast at the Brownfield regional medical Center business office during regular office hours 8 a.m.-5 . Monday through Friday except on holidays. Incumbent and Loyd Mcnabb Democrat. District clerk Frances Hyman Willie Elizardo and Bess Nelson Democrat. County commissioner precinct #2 Bill pc Csc incumbent Melvin Carroll and by Kelly Sinclair news co editor Quot right now our students thus far this year have been awarded $50,300 in scholarships Quot commented Nikki Jinkins Brownfield Art department teacher. Creative achievement is stressed in the 80-student bus Art program and More often than not that emphasis yields tangible results such As with scholarships from South Plains College Texas tech Al vice Duncan Democrat. County commissioner precinct #4 Jimmie Berryhill incumbent unopposed Democrat. Republican county chairman James Quot Amy Quot Evans unopposed. Democrat county chair the prestigious Savannah school of Art and design and the combined Art institutes the nearest program being in Dallas. The results also arc evident with the Gold key honors that students have received at the regional Scholastic Art award Competition with 21 works this year advancing to the National contest. As part of the March Observance see 2 Man Joe scars unopposed. Democratic precinct boxes and judges Are As follows Box i colonial Heights elementary. Ovilla Hill. Box 2-school administration building. Jesse g. Randall and Fotois Britton. Box 3-county judge s office. Sadie David. Box 4-county clerk s office. Gertrude Lowe. Box 5--vfw Hall. Ruth Thurman. Box 6-Enoch Stewart party House. Margaret Gober. Box 7�?union school. Billie Laughl. See 2bcisd sets Agenda for monday eve the Brownfield consolidated Independent school District s Board of trustees is slated to interview a superintendent applicant during executive session of monday night s meeting. Its slated to Start at 7 30 . Trustees arc also expected to discuss the resignation and employment of teachers and once in open session to consider accepting the see 2inside Quot today. . 3 . 5 edit amp opinions .u.pg. 6 news briefs pm. 8 bus band pm. To classifieds pcs. 14-16.paper n Ink by Lynn Brisendine these Days Money does t talk it just goes without saying. Visiting folks in hospitals is not one of my favorite pastimes but like Many other things in life it is a Courtesy that must be handled from time to Lime. We must let friends or family know we care and that we Are thinking of them and the Way to do that is a cheerful and Quick visit. Visiting patients can be a plus for both parties or it can be harmful to the person you arc trying to help. I recently received some tips for patient visiting from methodist Hospital and they Are All ideas which should be followed besides being just Good sense. A visit from a Friend or relative can be a shot in the Arm for a Hospital patient. By observing some medical manners the experience can be enjoyable for both patient and visitor. Quot when a Friend or relative visits a patient a sincere hug kiss Pat on the Arm or squeeze of the hand can express More than words. The conversation also should be kept Light not heavy and depressing Quot said Lisa flathers director of methodist Hospital s guest services department. The director also gave the following examples of How to visit timing is important. Call the patient to determine a Good time to visit. Stop at the nurses station. Upon arrival Check with the nurses before visiting the patient. After you Are Given permission to visit Knock on the patient s door before entering. This ensures privacy. Sit Down whenever possible. When lying in cd patients sometimes feel uncomfortable if visitors stand and peer Down at them. To ease the conversation pull up a chair. Do not sit on the cd because this could disturb medical equipment. Be a Good listener. Ask upbeat open questions and let the patient express his concerns. Don t cause additional worries by talking about problems at Home or work. Keep the visit Brief. Visits should be limited to to to 20 minutes because patients need rest. Sometimes patients Are reluctant to admit they Are too tired to talk. Do not visit in groups. No More than two or three visitors should be in the room at one time because the patient May have difficulty visiting with a Large number. Keep an Eye on children. If the nursing staff gives approval for children s visits keep them quiet and the visit Brief. Don t interfere with care. If a doctor nurse or other Hospital staff member enters the room the visitor should ask if he should leave. Do not visit during meals. Eating with an audience can be difficult. Leave equipment alone. Never adjust equipment. If something is accidentally bumped ask the nurse to see if anything was disrupted. Never give a patient medication. No prescribed medications can cause an Adverse reaction with other drugs or interfere with tests. There Are 35 advertisements and three inserts in this Issue dealing with politics. If you arc inclined please study the issues and then go to the polls tuesday. There is a Story on this Page which details the polling locations. We will have the results in wednesday s Issue. When hard times came to the monastery the Abbot decided to set up a fish and chips shop at the Entrance. Brother James was put in charge of frying the fish and brother Luke was put in charge of trying the potatoes. The local citizens soon Learned to ask for one Man or the other when they wanted fish or just chips. One night a newcomer to the area went in to the monastery. He wanted just fish and said the the Man behind the counter Quot i say Are you the fish Fry a Quot Quot no Quot said brother Luke. Quot in a the Chip crts groundbreaking with firm footing officials conducted groundbreaking Friday morning for the $600,000 regional court residential treatment Center. Dozens of people were present for the ceremony. Pictured Are left to right councilmen Doug Ryburn Joe Sears George Cox and Tommy Hamilton Rod Roberts representative of n c. Sturgeon contractors and mayor Jack Cargill. Photo by j Anna Forbes primary elections tuesday in Pruitt recognized Jason Pruitt s artwork will appear this month at the Rotunda in Austin As part of the Capitol exhibit. Only too works from students in Texas will be on display. Youth Art month is sponsored by the Texas Art educators association. He is the son of Dwayne and Carol Pruitt. Photo by j Anna Forbes bus artists recipients of Large scholarships 18 pages plus supplements Brownfield news 35� uses 067-880 Terry county spelling Bee slated tuesday the Terry county spelling Bee will take place at 2 . This tuesday in the Brownfield school Board room. Union school Brownfield Middle school and Brownfield intermediate school will participate. The pronounce will be Leonora Cawthon and the judges will be Linda Floyd Melody Pauling and Charles Taylor. Brownfield intermediate school conducted their spelling Bee March 2, with Lee Anna Turnbough and Anthony Milstien coming away As winners. Brownfield Middle school conducted their spelling Bec March 5. Jence Willis and Trey Morris earned spots As representatives. Union will conduct their spelling Bee at 2 . This monday. The Winner will Advance to the regional spelling Bee to be held in Lubbock on april 7 at Monterey High school 3211 47th St the regional spelling Bee Champion will represent this Region in the National spelling Bec to Lake place during the week of May 27-june 2 in Washington spelling reps Brownfield Middle school students Jenne Willis left and Trey Morris right were the top two spellers at the school s Bee and will represent bus in the Terry county spelling Bee March 13.sunday Sis spelling reps Brownfield intermediate school students Lee Anna Turnbough left and Anthony Milsten right were the top two spellers at the school s recent Bee and will represent Bis in the Terry county spelling Bee March 13

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