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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 10, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Bulldogs victorious 20-10bhp�? Maras to Homo Field in mss Frieff opener Friday the thrill of Victory the Burnet varsity and friends stand at attention during the school song before bidding a a Sayonara to Sonora Friday night. The bulldogs won the last non District game 20-10. District play begins Friday night when the bulldogs tangle with Llano Here in bulldog stadium the first Home game since sept. 2 by of Les Hawthorne Sonora Sonora is a Long Way to go for an evening s entertainment. So the bulldogs of Burnet made the most of it when they got there Friday bearing Down on the Sonora Broncos for their second Victory of Tho season 20 to. The first Quarter went score less not that both teams did no to get some Breaks. The first Chance for Burnet came after an Exchange of punts when Sonora was forced for the second time into a punting situation and sent the Ball up Only to see it come Down on the line of scrimmage a punt for Zero Yards is not a common sight but even from the Broncos 39 Yard line Tho bulldogs had trouble a pass from Russell Clendennen to Jeff Collins picked up a first but a delay of game set them Back then the Broncos got a break if you want to look at it that Way. On fourth and 15 a Bronco defender picked off a Clenden non pass but was brought Down at the line by Bob ship lev on top of which a clip on the return set Sonora Back to the 19. Three punts later Burnet had the Ball again but on the first play the Broncos grabbed another interception making it to the line of scrimmage and then is Yards beyond by Force of several late hits from bulldogs. It took the Broncos two plays to move from the 21 of Burnet to the 14, then Manuel Lopes Sonora s Light and Swift running Back darted through the Middle for the score. A kick through the uprights and Sonora took the Lead in the cont. On Page 5 a monday edition a setting the acc Mfd 25 record straight. ? see letters to editor Page 4 vol. 104 no. 77 october to 1977 the Burnet courtly bulletin groundbreaking ceremonies wednesday commissioners Eye new Plant to be built Library employees dictation equipment Burnet groundbreaking ceremonies for a new $400,000 facility to House Merkle Williams Chevrolet Oldsmobile will be held at the Plant site in Industrial Park at 10 . Wednesday oct. 12. Completion of the 40,000 Square foot building is planned by the end of March 1978. The tilt slab building which will feature 2,340 Square feet in the showroom 2,384 Square feet of office space and 15,000 Square feet of service area will be built senior citizens forum slated Here thursday Burnet a the capital area planning Council area Agency on aging will sponsor a Public hearing for older residents of Burnet county on thursday october 13 at 2 . At the senior nutrition site in the old methodist Church Jackson and main Street. The hearings will be a forum for older persons and other interested citizens to discuss their needs and ways to meet those needs. The theme of the hearings is a search and discovery Quot and participants will be searching for answers to questions ouch As 1 what Are the interests and needs of older persons in your Community 2 what contributions in talents skills and Wisdon Are older people in your Community making to help solve their own problems 3 How can the Community help the older citizens meet their needs and realize their potentials As contributing members of our society 4 who Are the people and organizations that could help but Are not yet involved such As Church or Community groups. Information presented by older persons at the county hearing about their interests and priorities May be included in the Capco plan for aging programs for 1978. Also reports from the Burnet county hearing will be presented at a november 2nd wrap up meeting in Austin to be attended by older persons from All ten counties in the Capco area. Auvy Nell Chandler from Burnet county is serving As the chairperson to plan the Burnet county hearing for More information or for transportation to the meeting Call 756-4945 in Burnet or 693-4i78 in Marble Falls. School Board meets tonight Marble Falls the Board f trustees of the Marble fails Independent school District Are scheduled to meet monday tight october 10, at 6 30 . In he High school classroom Annex. Among the Agenda items listed or action Are consideration of a citizens committee to study school District facility needs and o make recommendations to the it Oard consideration of an offer y the City of Marble Falls concerning Transfer of old Leigh boyhood Center property consideration of necessary action concerning the parents meeting on october 18 and the presentation of a report by trustee John e Mead concerning the House of delegates meeting at the Texas association of school boards convention in san Antonio september 24-26 reports to be heard by the Board include magazines for the libraries carpentry work being done by Elmer Scwartz football receipts the summer migrant program the Highland lakes arts and crafts Trail and an a interesting statement on the teaching of by Hoover construction co. Of Burnet. The Public is invited to the oct. 12 ceremonies which will include festivities by the Burnet chamber of Commerce. The new facility will also include a Buick Dealership said Merkle Williams president. Tile new expanded Plant on Hwy 281, is being planned to increase the availability of service and sales to the entire Highland lakes area Quot he explained. Among the general motors officials who will be present for the groundbreaking ceremony will be Harry Bradshaw of Houston zone manager for Chevrolet de major of the Houston zone Oldsmobile division of general motors and Don Reed Houston zone division of Buick. I he Plant to be built on four acres in Burnet s Industrial Park will be adjacent to Johnston inc., and across from the municipal Airport. Burnet the Burnet county commissioners meeting today will Deal with the Library firefighters roads dictation equip ment the audit and l. C. Langer a Road. The morning session begin Ning at 9 a in will be dedicated to routine business such As the paying of Bills. The court is also Burnet hotel Motel tax to be considered Burnet the Agenda item Likely to provoke the most discussion at tuesday night s City Council meeting is the Issue of a hotel and Motel tax for the City of Burnet. The meeting set for 7 30 . At City Hall will Deal with a number of issues but the hotel and Motel tax is expected to draw a number of comments both pro and con. Innkeepers in Burnet have in the past voiced some opposition to the tax but with the Sanction of state Law the Council last month expressed an interest in instituting the tax revenues from which would go towards construction of Park facilities promotion of the arts and historic Sites or to a convention Center or Many other projects which would promote tourism in the area. Also listed on the Agenda is consideration of an ordinance drawn up by the Texas Highway department to control parking on highways 29 and 281 within the City limits. The a no parking Quot designation on the two main thoroughfares would not include sundays near the churches on Highway 29. The Council will also discuss the firemen s pension fund which was established by state legislation so 411. According to City manager Jack Tippit cities must decide if they Don t want to take part in the program by october 31, and because of Many questions about the program cities Are opting out Quot by droves Quot. Tippit will also present the Council with bidding requests for Revenue sharing purchases which include a video recorder for the Library an air compressor for air powered tools and vehicles. The City has been offered office space in the new building behind Kalb radio according to Tippit which could be used for the City police and municipal court. John Hoover has offered the space at a rate of $150 per month. The offices could be used to alleviate crowded conditions in the basement of the courthouse and also insure More Security for the police department discussions of the certificate of obligation for the hangar at Kate Craddock Field is listed on the Agenda but May not be dealt with until builder John Hoover City officials and officers of first state Bank can Iron out details in the financing of the hangar s construction. Also on the Agenda is a report from Willis associates engineers concerning the water pressure problems at the p j Hill residence but the Progress of the report is Uncertain and the matter May not be addressed. The meeting is slated to end with a a Bull session Quot More officially designated a round table discussion on setting a planning schedule and goals for the City Council and the planning comm Siston. Scheduled to hear a presentation by county attorney Gene Stratton who will speak on office equipment and office personnel and to recommend a bulletin Board style directory for the county courthouse to Ald people who Don t know their Way around the building. Stratton will also speak on Library committee appointments. The commissioners established a committee of lawyers to approve purchases for the county Law Library after first approving then rescinding approval for Purchase of form books requested by Stratton. No members have yet been appointed to the committee and Stratton is expected to request that appointments be made and possible make recommendations for the appointments. Dewey Hollingsworth end others Are slated to address the commissioners at 11 30 . Concerning the formation of a Volunteer fire department for spice Wood. Bill Price Burnet librarian will speak concerning hiring personnel at the Library. A discussion of dictation equipment is also scheduled for the meeting. The same discussion was postponed last meeting due to the illness of judge b. Pogue who was ill during the afternoon session. Pogue has been handling the Purchase of dictation equipment for the county. Bertram Council seeks dump Bertram the tuesday night meeting of the City Council Here will look into the problem of solid waste disposal the search for a City Hall recreation water and sewer easements and the City audit. The City of Bertram will be excluded from using the Burnet City dump As of the first of the year and has been investigating possible Sites for a dump for several months a committee appointed to resolve the problem is due to report their Progress at the 7 . Meeting another problem facing Ber Tram is the crowded water office which is being used by the City marshal the City judge the fire department and the City Secre tary As Well As by the water department. The Council last month appointed a committee to search for an available office or building to House some of the my 11lc City officers. The Bertram Volunteer fire department is meanwhile Busy adding on to the water department building to provide better Protection for their fire trucks. Two Church groups have asked to appear before the Council to discuss recreation facilities. The City s offer to buy the Bertram Ball Field from the Burnet school District has been turned Back because the school trustees must by Law take bids on the land before they sell it thought they Are not bound to take the highest bid. The audit report prepared by Benton and company of Burnet will be presented to the Council for approval. The auditors have expressed the opinion that the City employees Ara not highly enough bonded to be handling As much City Money As they Ere
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