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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 21, 1977, Burnet, Texas
County now owns Library building four enter commissioners violate open meetings Law contest deadline monday Burnet a four girls have entered the Burnet county Rodeo Queen contest so tar and the deadline for entering is monday july 25. Entrants and their sponsors Are Kimberly Hullum Bertram 4-h club Alicia Hopkins Burnet county bulletin Donna Jean Shelburn Bethel he club and Karen Despain Epsilon i sorority. A two other girls have indicated that they will be filling out registration forms a said Terri Richards chairman of the Rodeo Queen contest. She added that entry forms Are available at the Cowboy hangout in Burnet or anyone interested could Call her at 756-6463 after 6 . For the forms. Mrs. Richards also added that anyone would like to enter does not necessarily have to find a sponsor a that she has sponsors. Last year s Rodeo Queen was Randy Weston of Marble Falls. Judging for the Rodeo Queen contestants will take place Friday afternoon prior to the first Rodeo performance and the Queen will be announced at the Rodeo. Qualifications include entrants must be residents of Burnet county Between the Ages of 12 and 19 never married must have parents consent must never have been Rodeo Queen must be mounted in Western attire and in the company of other contestants in the Burnet county fair and Rodeo Parade must be sponsored by a county business or organization and must Wear her Banner in the Parade and Day saturday for Park cleanup Burnet the fiddler s festival committee of the Burnet chamber of Commerce has a very important Date planned saturday. A work Day will be held at the Industrial Park to get it ready for the fiddler s festival in August. Your help is needed. This is your Chance to be involved in the activity of this Community. It s a big Job and the More interested citizens who show up to help the easier the Job will be. Burnet the Burnet county commissioners held a special meeting wednesday morning at the new Herman Brown free Library to finalize Library construction business discussion at the meeting entered on questions of maintenance guarantees of materials and workmanship and determination of which Bills were the responsibility of the commis stoners and which were to be paid by the contractor. Charles Croft architect of the Library attended the meeting is an advisor to the commissioners. He suggested that in 11 months Library director Willie Mae Price should conduct an inspection of the building to make sure All is Well before the one year warranties expire. After a discussion of the building ranging from the carpet cleaning to the roof repairs. Commissioner Beck Hibler moved that the commissioners accept the building and Bills. Johnny Allen seconded the motion which passed by unanimous consent while judge b. Pogue signed the necessary documents acting Secretary mrs. . Glimp commented a you re now the owner of the Burnet free Library to which judge Pogue responded signing his name on the last Page a alright. We re in after the meeting adjourned an informal conversation dealt with possible opening dates for the Library mrs. Price suggested the latter part of october As a tentative Date. Present at the meeting were commissioners Hibler Allen Hardy Willis and Gene Clements. Also present were judge pot pie mrs. Glimp and Millie Williams who sat in for county clerk Wayne Barton. Mrs. Price said she was Uncertain How Many volumes would comprise the inventory but there Are 32,000 in the county Library system and she planned to count the books As they were shelved in their new Home. Commissioners held an unscheduled meeting last Friday in an apparent violation of the Texas open meetings Law with architect Croft to review construction deficiencies in the new Library building. The meeting was not posted and no attempt was made to notify the news Media of the meeting. The bulletin was aware of the meeting but arrived after the group had disbanded. Croft who was located after the meeting confirmed that he had met with All four commissioners but not judge b. Pogue. Quot i called them yesterday to set up a meeting in order to review the complaints about the construction and to try to get them resolved a said Croft a there Are Only three or four minute problems like some tiny holes in the carpet and some ceiling tiles missing. I will gladly get them fixed myself if necessary in order to get this thing wrapped Croft indicated then that he expected to meet with the commissioners wednesday to finalize the acceptance of the building. A meeting notice was posted for that called meeting of the commissioners wednesday morning. Pec receives record number of new members Johnson City in a meeting at Pec Headquarters the pets males electric cooperative cooperative monday afternoon received a record number of new members approved last month s business and elected a Delegate to the August statewide cooperatives convention. The 1,016 persons who joined Pec during the month of june set a record for new members. Counting members who moved away during the month the total gain was 377 members also a record. In business matters the Pec Board approved a Purchase order for $249,246 a Power bid from Lora totalling $1,001,325 and an operations invoice for $325,903. It was announced that a loan to Pec in excess of $6 million has been approved. The monies come in two parts the Rural electrification administration has put Forward $4,279, too while the National Rural Utility cooperative finance corporation is adding $1,834,000 to the Rea loan. The total $6,113,000 is tar marked by Pec for capital improvements projects including system improvements and extensions for new members. Also on the business Agenda was in announcement by Pec general manager Bennie fuel Berg to the Board conveying the news that Lara has received approval for a rats increase of $700,000 from the Public utilities commission. Harold Kongabel of Lago Vista was chosen Dols gets to the Houston convention of Texas electric cooperatives or. . Norris of Canyon Lake was named alternate Delegate to the convention which will run from August 3rd to the 5th. Candidates for Burnet county fair Princess who will compete saturday night Are Melody june Haines Glenda Hopkins Bena Locklear Ramona Mcginty and Donna Davenport. I not pictured Are two other contestants Laura Lee Dishman and Unajean Kaindl. Twelve Young ladies wifi be vying for the title of Burnet county fair Queen during the contest saturday night at Burnet High school. They Are left to right Kay Ramsey Janet Burnam Kim Shelnutt Tonya Withers Elizabeth Fry Donna Amidon Bec Kimberley Ann Cantrell Julie Harned Jean Longwell Donna Milisap Leslie Petkovsky. Not shown is Lee named for Buchanan election Buchanan dam the election of trustees of the Buchanan Community Center Volunteer fire department inc. Will take place monday july 25, at the red barn Community Center in Buchanan dam from 7 a m. To 7 . All the present trustees will be listed on the ballot. The three receiving the most votes will remain on the Board and the four remaining seats will be filled by the top vote getters of the eight new nominees. The present trustees Are Levi Coble . Blackwell Inez Lewis Lou Mcfadden Ernest Rahe and Ken Saltz. Lon Roach the seventh member of the Board has reportedly resigned his position. The candidates for the four remaining seats Are listed below. Houston h. Adams has resided with his wife Eleanor for Twenty years in the area and now lives in Golden Beach. A former ranch manager and retired army master sergeant Adams is a local real estate broker a member of the Buchanan Lions club and american legion. Eleanor Sells real estate for Highland lakes realty. Omar l. Harrington is a retired army major and a member of ser Cor Alzatar shrine in san Antonio. He and his wife Carlene now live at Lake Breeze estates in Buchanan dam. They have owned property in Buchanan dam for several years. Carlene is employed at Buchanan fashions. Lester Ihms lives with his wife Janet in Golden Beach. They have owned property in this Stoa for 23 years. Ihms has been raising hogs for Market since 1965 and is an officer in the Hill country pork producers association. The Ihms came to Texas from Iowa and ranches in the Georgetown area for 16 years. Janet Ihms is the Avon dealer in the Lake area. Or. And mrs. Ihms Are members of the St. Peter s lutheran Church and have been Active in 4-h and abm mothers club activities. Charles Kuhn and his wife Evelyn live in Golden Beach. They have owned property on Lake Buchanan for 10 years. In last monday s edition an error was made in the Story a Burnet chamber gains 13 new it s True that the chamber has 13 new members but we Only named 12 of them inadvertently omitting Kuhn is retired As mechanical superintendent of the san Antonio Light newspaper. He and his wife were Active in a to work. Kuhn served on the Board of the credit Union of the Light and was a member of printing House craftsman Asse elation. He is an avid Fisherman and howler. Eddie Maxwell and his wife Katy bought the Indian Hills grocery and bait shop about a year ago where they live with their children. Maxwell manufactures lures under the name Max lures and services Many stores in the Lake area. Bluffton was founded by Ike Maxwell Eddie s great great Grandfather. His father was raised in the Tow Valley. Eddie is a member of the Buchanan chamber of com Charles Williams and Larry Ross of Ross and Williams construction. They were signed to the chamber membership Rolls by Jerry Cozby and Charles Brinkley. Our apologies for the oversight go to Ross Williams Cozby and Brinkley. Merce and the Volunteer fire department. He is an officer in masonic Blue Lodge in Llano belongs to the York rite and is also a member of the scottish rite in Austin. Olen e. Miller and his wife Willette own and operate the Buchanan building on Highway 29 in Buchanan dam where his real estate brokerage office will soon be located. Miller is a retired army lieutenant colonel. He is president of Buchanan tourist development association a member of the american legion and . Willette manages Buchanan fashions and Willette s cards n such. Willis sheets and his wife Nelda own Cedar lodges on Highway 261. They moved to this area in 1972 from Spearman Texas where he worked As an Engineer in soil conservation. He is on the Board of directors at the chamber of Commerce and treasurer of the Buchanan tourist development association. Nelda is a Well known Texas artist and travels throughout the state teaching Silva mind control. A j. A Tony Quot Wirth and his wife. Ruby live in the Pebble Beach area where they own and operate Wirth Haven. The Wirths have owned property in this area for 33 years. Wirth is a tax examiner for irs. He helped organize and establish the Buchanan chamber of Commerce. He served on the tax equalization Board for several years and served on the Burnet school Board and with the county commissioners court. He is a member of the Mother of sorrows Catholic Church. Ross Williams also new chamber members Bertram residents protest City marshal tactics p. A senior citizens fair p. By ifs Rodeo time p. A5 to logs classified ads Section c
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