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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 18, 1977, Burnet, Texas
I i i a Fric on Tor inc a. O. Pox -5 Dallas Tex j 3 235 heavy Rains flood county Burnet heavy rainfall inundated Burnet county thursday night and Friday with some areas reportedly receiving nearly four inches of rain. Heavy thundershowers moved into the county shortly before Midnight thursday and became temporarily stationery throughout most of Friday. Burnet county continued Friday to be under a National weather service Thunder storm watch with Flash flood warnings issued for most of the county. Burnet and As Many As six surrounding counties continued to be under Flash flood warning conditions saturday. The state Highway department s Burnet county maintenance office reported late Friday that All Low water Crossings in the country were under water throughout most of Friday but by Nightfall had become passable in most areas. Quot no major accidents resulted from the heavy Rains Quot reported the Burnet county sheriffs department. Sheriffs deputies worked Many of the flooded Low water Crossings thursday night a department spokesman told the bulletin late Friday. Monday edition 600 Burnet youngsters take part in a Spring fevers sic Page by vol 104 no. 29 2 sections 12 pages april 18.1977 the Burnet county b n a winning combination Burnet High girls basketball coach Martha Riley is proud of the two players named to the a Centex team la Dee Dee Hosier end or j Karen Foust. All Centex players credit Burnet teamwork Burnet the two newest members of the All Centex basketball team Aren t much for putting their Success into words but get Burnet s Dee Dee Hosier and Karan Foust on the courts and it s easy to sea Why they win such honors. Hosier was just named defensive player of the year by the Austin american statesman who also placed named Hosier a guard on the All Centex team and Forward Foust at honorable mention. Leon Jones of Marble Falls made the boys third team. Each girl has also been honoured As All american players and Are members of the All District Aouad. Altar coaching the two players for a year Maitha Riley looks Back on a team which began Szomy. But soon Learned that pitying As a team could win them the District Crown. Quot loth players have Lota of determination and dedication Quot she said. At 5 8&Quot, Foust May not a the tallest Forward around but she s Quick. And senior Dee Dee 5 8&Quot, it Quot intimidating Quot Riley says Quot and a Strong Quick Kau a Junior averaged about 20.5 Points a game while Dee Dee has averaged about 8 rebounds and three steals a game. Although the individual statistics Are impressive enough both players and coach credit the two players Success to teamwork. They could t have done it without someone to throw to or someone to throw the Ball to them. We re a team Quot Riley said. After losing a lot of Power from last year s team this year s squad knew they had a lot of extra work to do. Quot we worked harder Quot Dee Dee said. Quot we were trying to prove something to but it did t really Start to pay off until after the loss to Marble Falls in the Pflugerville tournament. Quot a made up our minds then that a had to work together to win District Quot Dee Dee and Karen said. Finishing 15-14 on the season the squad took the District Crown with a 6-0 record. Although they lost a Herd fought contest to Pflugerville in the by District game the girls feel they Quot played like we be never played before Quot asked Why they believe they were named to the All Centex team neither Dee Dee or Keren could find the reason. Quot i could t believe it Quot Dee Dee said As Karen Shook her head in agreement. Although she was pleased with their play later in the Seaton Dee Dee can t forget getting off to the wrong foot by colliding with the bleachers and missing five games surly in the season. Quot i knew i had to work harder when i came Back Quot she said. Both Dee Dee who made All District last year and Karen had a Little head Start on Soma people growing up with older Brothers they Learned to play softball and football at an tarty age. It was Only natural they would take up basketball Earty in Junior High. After am there was family traditions to continue. Brothers and Sisters before them had excelled on school teams much to the approval of parents who encouraged their child ran. During the off season the track to am won t let Dee daa and Karan Rast. In fact daa Dae just won the District shot put title and is going to Rationals. Of their past determination is any indication both girls ars headed for College basketball teams hopefully on scholarships not Baylor it they is a a but May is giving them Good chances for new ranch land values to be proposed Burnet Burnet schools tax assessor collector . Grissom s tax report slated to be Given tomorrow night during the Board s regular meeting could Well overshadow the swearing in ceremony of new Board member Joy Taylor who Defeated trustee Sally Williams in the april 2 election. Grissom will be proposing a schedule to revalue All ranch land in the District. Class one land formerly valued at $58.46 per acre will under the new proposed sched ule be valued it $175 per acre. Class two lend listed under the old schedule at $53.86 per Sere increases to $150 per acre in the new proposal end class three land now valued it $50 per acre rises to $125 per acre in the proposal. Quot Small tracts have been valued according to location and size Quot says Grissom. Quot on the old value we were Twenty Par cant of the governor s office value Quot he explained but on the new proposed value the District will by 64 per cant of the governor office also at tomorrow s matting slated at 7 30 . At bum at High school we be the election of new Board officers. In addition to Joy Taylor the oath of office will a administered to Gans Taylor who was re elected to the Board april 2. Roy Oakley former Board member la Ateo on tomorrow night s Agenda representing the Burnet Tennis association concerning lighting of the school so Page a2 elementary students Walt for their turn during thursday night s festival. See Page by Schlueter to address school Board Marble Falls the Marble Falls is Board of trustees will meet tonight in regular session St 6 30 . In the administrative office of the Marble Falls is. School superintendent Charles Hundley reported that state representative Stan Schlueter will discuss anticipated actions of the Texas legislature concerning Public school education. Following Schlueter s discussion of anticipated legislative action the Board will consider approval of a tax valuation report to be submitted by the school District to the office of the governor of Texas. The meeting Agenda cells for the appointments of school Board committees for 1977 78. The school Board president will announce the appointments. Staff allocations for the school District will be discussed during this Masting is Well is consideration for the approval of a proposed school Calendar for the 1977-78 school year. In other expected action the Board will consider holding a hearing to review student policies for the 1977-78 school chamber chasing cunning Coyote Lampasas coyotes had get tar steer Clear of Lampasas county at least that s the May age being sent out by the Lampasas county chamber of Commerce the chamber is hoping to convince area ranchers and businessmen to contribute to a Bounty program designed to rid the area of its number one predator the Swift Coyote is said to be destroying Many Goat and sheep in the area to reduce the damage the chamber is about to Start paying Hoo for coyotes. $50 for red foxes $25 for bobcats and $10 for Young coyotes red foxes and bobcats although there Are no firm statistics on just How much damage the Coyote has done it is known that some area ranchers have Given up raising sheep and goats. Hunters will be asked to take the ears and Scalp to chamber offices landowners May also Nave to submit a written statement saying that the animal was killed on his property. Before the Bounty program can begin however the chamber is awaiting $10,000 in contributions enough to fund the program for a year each rancher is being asked to give five cents per acre a rebate will be paid to each contributor if the program does not go As planned
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