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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 25, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Huckestein contract again before Board Burnet the Burnet school Board will meet tuesday at 7 30 . In the superintendent s office. The ongoing attempts by Patricia Huckestein to be reinstated As a teacher in the Burnet schools is among items on the Agenda. Mrs. Huckestein was refused renewal of her contract at the end of the school term and has taken her Case to the state education commissioner and the Texas education Agency. Also on the Agenda Are resignations from teachers Jan Friburg Donna Bray and John t. Curbo. Mrs. Friburg has served As Burnet Junior High basketball and track coach. Mrs. Bray resigned in May in anticipation of an extended vacation with her husband Bill Bray. She says she went ahead and resigned though their plans Are Uncertain because she did t want to leave the schools Quot in the lurch by leaving suddenly during the school year. Curbo is leaving the Burnet schools to accept the position of director of Home life at the Buckner boys ranch where a has lived and worked while teaching High school. Curbo told the bulletin Quot it was a Tough decision Quot but he is Quot glad to live up Here so our children can go to the Burnet schools Quot the Board War also consider nine proposed Board policies which Deal with professional organisation contracts and com Pense to on leaves and absences assignment and transfers in service training resignations suspensions and dismissals and no renewal in reference to support personnel. In addition the Board who open bide on meat milk bread and Bank depository. Monday edition can of Worms see Point of View pm. 4 vol. 104 no. 55 july 25.1977 the Burnet county bum Council foresees increase in City Power demand aldermen change meet location Burnet a the Burnet City Council will meet tuesday at 6 30 . In the Burnet savings and loan meeting room to discuss the fiscal 1978 budget City growth development and other municipal affairs. City manager Jack Tippit was Busy Friday with the special Agenda and wrestling with the proposed budget trying As he said to make some items fit which did t quite fit. Among the budget items Are two projects totalling $50,000 which Tippit was asked by the Council to include. $20,000 is being requested to Purchase the Southern part of the Burnet municipal Airport which does not belong to the City. $30,000 is to go towards building a City shop. Tippit said the budget would run to approximately $1.4 million. Also on the Agenda Are presentations of preliminary plats for subdivisions proposed by Harvey Smith and John Hoover. Both subdivisions Are planned for the Northeast Corner of the City. Annexation of most of the Burnet Industrial Park will also be put to a vote. Workman s compensation for City employees and matters pertaining to Power and the lower Colorado River authority will be presented to the Council. The expectation of new Industry is prompting the Council to consider expenses in the neighbourhood of $100,000 to prepare for incoming businesses which would raise City Power demands As much As 50 percent. New Deputy hired for Marble Falls area Burnet the Burnet county Sherriffs department has a new Deputy to tend to the Law in the Marble Falls area. Bill Horton started work wednesday As a replacement for Al Dubois who resigned two weeks ago. Deputy sheriff Horton a former army sergeant first class has served with the Gatesville police department As sergeant and night supervisor and has also worked As a Law enforcement officer in Coryell county. He and his wife Martha have three sons two of them on Thier own and a third in his teens who will be moving to the area with his parents As soon As they locate a Home. The red haired native of Garden City Kansas is still learning his beat but looks Forward to settling in Burnet county. Fort Croghan future at stake new Burnet county Deputy Horten Rodeo underway thursday Burnet the eleventh annual Burnet county fair and Rodeo will be held at the Burnet county Fairgrounds in Burnet thursday Friday and saturday at 8 30 . Nightly. The Rodeo has been expanded to three performances this year and is expected to draw Over three Hundred contestants to compete for a record purse in the seven Rodeo events a bareback bronc Riding Brahma Bull Riding calf roping steer wrestling barrel race Saddle bronc Riding and team roping. A big Western dance will be held at the Fairgrounds Pavilion immediately following the saturday night Rodeo performance. Rodeo producer for this year s show will be South Texas producers Rudy Vela of Edinburg a who along with his son Dusty a operate under the Vela rodeos Banner. Vela has furnished bucking Stock at Many of the largest rodeos in the nation but is probably Best remembered As the Man who produced the famous bucking Brahma Bull v-61 a who received National notoriety in the pages of life Magazine. Speaking for Vela rodeos Rudy Vela promises that both spectators and contestants alike can look Forward to Quot a Large string of outstanding bucking bulls and horses fresh roping Stock and a colourful and exciting Rodeo Gerald Lyda of san Antonio Texas will be handling the announcing once again after being Well received by Burnet Rodeo fans two years ago. Don Zachary of Houston Texas will take on the Bull fighting chores and will bring with him his popular magic car act for the youngsters. The Rodeo committee headed by George Shelley expects As Many As two thousand guests from All Over the United states to be in attendance. A corresponding ranch tour by the american Junior Hereford association will bring a Large influx of Western minded Folk to Burnet. To Honor these guests in their City the Burnet Rodeo committee has named the opening Rodeo performance on thursday night the official american Junior Hereford association night. In addition to the three nights of Rodeo there will also be livestock exhibits Down town Rodeo Parade beginning at 5 . On thursday and a Square dance exhibition at the Rodeo grounds prior to the first performance on thursday. Burnet the Burnet county hot Nripal society will meet at 5 ., tuesday july 26th at fort croatian possibly to determine the future of the historic site. E for the past 20 years the historical society s efforts have been entered around the preservation maintenance and promotion of the Pioneer fort around which the town of Burnet developed. In the pest few years however the costs of Upkeep have risen and efforts to find assistance with governmental bodies have brought minimal results. The county provides around $400 a year to the Burnet county historical commission but that Money is used mainly for historical markers around the county. The admission charge of $1 for adults and $.50 for the children cannot take care of the expenses for the full time hostess plus All the maintenance projects that have to be kept up according to historical commission officers. Ona of the biggest expenses is Macc new fixed base operator belie its Burnet Airport a has Mars potential Titan new operator believes Burnet Airport Quot hat Mora Paga to potential than downtown Dallas. Hill country gourmet s saturday Matt Loag. Page 11 red barn to Host water training course. Hill country neighbors. Paga 5 pssr1 amp it v the new addition to Tho Burao county fair sad association barn Ami provide Shad and Haltar Tor cattle Primo that of water the most exes a rating problem is keeping the tall weeds and grata under control. Occasional help from the City of Burnet has dwindled in the last year and the society says it has to pay More and More each month to keep the museum grounds mowed according to members of the historical society the City used to keep the grounds mowed regularly but lately All requests for assistance have been met with Quot our mowers Are in the the meeting tomorrow night will probably determine what will happen to the historic site if the society does not receive financial and or manpower assistance soon fort Croghan May have to a taken Over by the City of Burnet the chamber of Commerce or the county. But so far no one has exhibited enough of an interest for any of those possibilities to seem probable. Election is today Buchanan dam the Buchanan Community Center Volunteer fire department inc., la holding its election for the Board of trustees today at the red barn Community Cantor from 7 . Until 7 . The seven trustee positions who be filled by the top three vote Gatters among the present trustees and four new trustees. The present trustees Are Levi Coble , Blackwell Inez Lewis Lou Mcfadden Ernest Rahe and Ken Saltz. The candidates for the four remaining seats Are Houston h. Adams Omar l. Harrington Lester Ihms Charles Kuhn Eddie Maxwell Olen e. Miller Willis sheets and . Quot Tony Quot Wirth. Addition to fair barn nears completion Burnet a the livestock exhibited at the Burnet county fair and Rodeo and the 4 Hoffa livestock show will have a group of Burnet county volunteers to thank for keeping their curried Coats Cool. The barn at the fair and Rodeo association grounds is getting a new addition More than 5,000 Square feet of covered ground where livestock will be displayed head to head. The new Structure is the Handiwork of association and livestock show directors who have been contributing their manual labor in order to finish the project in time for the upcoming fair and Rodeo. Work started july 4. County employees have also put in time on the addition according to county commissioner Beck Hibler. The 4-Inch Drill pipe and other structural materials were donated by the Honky b ranch. The roofing material is being paid for by funds from the 4-h and Fra clubs. Ray Cagle says the Structure is important to encourage breeders to bring their Stock to the grounds the shaded breezeway will insure that the cattle will be Well protected from the elements during the show. Prospective exhibitors Are encouraged to have their prize ruminants entered by noon Friday
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