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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - June 6, 1977, Burnet, Texas
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Details of Hoover s death a homicide were unavailable at press time but fort Worth Law enforcement officers Are investigating. According to relatives Hoover s Roommate returned Home Friday night and on entering the House heard intruders leaving through a Back door. The three room House had been ransacked and Hoover had been stabbed. A Burnet High school graduate Hoover was the director of the concert band at a High school in fort Worth where he also move underway to defeat i present county officials Eugene Hoover served As pianist and organist for Bethel Temple Church. He had taught thousands of Young people music. He held a Bachelor s degree in music from Arlington Baptist College and a master s degree in music from North Texas state University. He also attended Texas Christian University and the University of Texas. Survivors include his Mother mrs. Bessie Hoover of Burnet Brothers John w. Hoover and Rev. James c. Hoover both of Burnet Rev. Martin l. Hoover or. Of Kempner Rev. Winfred m. Hoover of fort Worth Sisters mrs. Charles Brinkley of Burnet Wanda Harris of Dallas Kay Pulliam of Washington . And Anna Arnold of Lake Jackson Many nieces and nephews. By join Puckett Burnet a grassroots move ment to defeat probable re election bids by county judge b. Pogue and two county com missioners next year appears to be gaining support. Marble Falls Man this week commissioners Are plugging toward the 1980 s with anachronistic country boy perceptions and customers that would perhaps have served them adequately 20 or 30 years consistently react not Griffin pointed out that the present precincts maintain Separ ate inventory of Road building equipment with the commissioner in each precinct being responsible for Only his own area. Quot no thought is Given As to what would be Best for the i Hest questions Quot he said Quot but our system of county government needs to be updated in order for the county As a whole to move Forward my idea is to get the business Community interested in idea so we can All work Tho de gaining sup Puri. cons Sienny react Mui Wanai Wuriu it a. A Marble Falls Man this week with the sophistication and county As a whole Quot Griffin said Griffin received Vernal issued a Challenge to the business Marble Falls Man advocates county Reform. Starting with 1978 primary elections primary. Support fathers contest Swap event set communities of Burnet and Marble Falls to begin planning now to elect a county judge and two commissioners in next year s primary elections Quot who will be responsive to the needs of the two growing Clyde Griffin a former partner in the firm of Nunnally Griffin Dockery in Marble Falls suggested that businessmen in the two communities should Quot get to Gether and take a Long hard look at the situation and do some thing about while he said that he was not attacking the present county elected officials As individuals Griffin speaking before the Marble Falls rotary club stressed that Quot they Lack appreciation for the needs of the Griffin cited examples of requests made by both cities for action in which county com missioners have simply failed to act that Griffin was critical of the the county currently Burnet posters and poems will Honor Burnet s dads this fathers retail Trade committee of the Burnet chamber of com Merce Are sponsoring a fathers Day poster and poem contest for Burnet elementary intermediate and High school students. Judging of the posters and poems will be conducted on june i / by the chamber of Commerce. Prior to the judging the posters will be displayed in local businesses june 12 through 6. Winners from each school will receive $5 for first place $3 for second place and $2 for each third place Winner. The response of the kids Nas been great Quot comments read Trade committee Douglas Moses. He reports that Many kids had turned posters in to the chamber of Commerce Early and that Quot the posters looked Moses said the retail Trade committee is also planning a Quot Swap and shop Day Quot for saturday june 18, to be held on the Burnet town Square. Quot this Day will be for area people who want to set up a Booth for the purpose of buying Selling or swapping Quot Moses said. Quot the Booths will be strictly for individuals and no merchants will be allowed to set up Quot he added. Moses said that anyone wishing to participate in the shop and Swap Day should Contact the Burnet chamber of com Merce for details fact has $223,000 in certificates of deposits in different Banks which is not being used for the county s Many problems. Among the problems which he contends the commissioners Sim ply ignore repeatedly Are the need for a Central county sanitary Landfill site shared by cities the Lack of efficient ambulance service outside of the City of Burnet and adequate compensation for Law enforcement officials. I agree wholeheartedly Quot said Zimmerman Marble Falls manager who just last month asked the county com missioners to Purchase land for a county Landfill. Quot ifs time to meet the problems growing Burnet county he d. Quot we be got to get some businessmen into that Griffin quoting from a recent editorial in a Marble Falls newspaper said Quot they the Dick City of added. Competence of some of our local City dwellers but rather As if they had never in their Long lives left the Bac roads of Burnet county. The problem is they have. They have been exposed to All kinds of ideas have available to them All varieties of information and assistance which they seemingly have refused to absorb or to Griffin said he Hopes to create enough interest among businessmen in Burnet and Marble Falls in order to form a steering committee and seriously Start talking about reforming Burnet county government. County judge b. Pogue and two county commissioners John Allen and Hardy Willis face re election in 1978. Filing deadline for anyone running for those offices is set by the state legislature As feb. 1, 1978. Victory in the May democratic primary election is usually tantamount to election. Efforts by the bulletin to Contact judge Pogue Friday were unsuccessful. Among Griffin s suggestions for Reform of the county government was the hiring of a professional Road Engineer to oversee All Road maintenance out of what normally would be county commissioners salaries. Quot the commissioners need not work full time Quot he explained. Quot i would like to see them act As the Board of directors of a corporation would being paid a fee each time they meet. He added that the county judge Post also includes judicia1 duties that would demand full time attention. Quot and each commissioner has quite a bit of Money to spend As he sees Quot the county should be run by businessmen not Road builders Quot he said. In an earlier interview Griffin acknowledged that he has not approached the present commissioners with his thoughts. Quot i Don t have All the answers to from several businessmen at the meeting and said he has discussed the Reform plan with a number of Burnet businessmen who Are in agreement. He also stressed that he was not asking the rotary club members to involve the club that he was merely presenting the idea at the meeting. Quot and i m not seeking the Job he concluded inside summer Reading club planned in Burnet. A go Marble Falis Council Okay water sewer Rato i crusts tax Dacra Asa. P9# 3 migrant Birds visit Lake Buchanan Araa. Pm Mill country gourmet Futural Charry Lea Box to a pro j Marble Falls commencement Haw. Pm coming thursday Burnet Little league Ems Omu Citon no Gurnet Beauty pageant Mai hmm Umi fictum
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