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Clarksville Times (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Clarksville, Texas 25 per single copy the Clarksville times uses 116-080 undelivered copies of the paper and change of address notices should be mailed to . Box 1021, Clarksville Texas 75426. The Clarksville times the oldest business institution in red River county Texas press association 1982 established january is 1873�?~ Clarks he Texas monday december i 3. I 982 ten pages volume 11 0 no. 95 Many new projects chamber plans year concert master Denny Whitley left rehearses the Clarksville High school plan in preparation for the annual band choir Christmas concert planned for 7 30 . Monday night at the chs auditorium. The Public is Welcome and there is no charge. Holiday concert monday joint band choir entertainment the music department of the Clarksville . Will present an evening of Christmas music with the annual Christmas concert at 7 30 . In the title i gym monday night december 13. Featured on the program will be the Clarksville High school band the Junior High band and the Clarksville High school choir. The Junior High band directed by Ben Fowzer will play let it Snow Carol of the Bells sing of Christmas and o come Allye faithful. The High school band under the direction of Denny Whitley will perform several Christmas medleys As its contribution to the program. They include Sleigh ride great songs of Christmas Christmas recollections and a Christmas festival. The High school choir under the direction of Patricia Fowzer will perform let the song go round the Earth for the Beauty of the Earth blow blow thou Winter wind god rest be merry gentlemen and Jingle a the Way. The grand finale of the evening jul be the combining of the High school band and choir to perform George f. Handels hallelujah chorus and Samuel wards from sea to shining sea. There is no admission charge and the Public is Cordi Auy invited to hear these award winning groups present this Beautiful Christmas music and songs of Christmas. The directors of the Clarksville chamber of Commerce met in regular monthly noon luncheon session at the branding Iron on wednesday with president James Vaughan presiding Over the meeting. The directors decided on a number of administrative matters and heard reports from various committee chairpersons on chamber projects planned in the forthcoming months. A final briefing was Given those attending on the Christmas Parade and the Community auction sponsored by the merchants committee. The directors agreed to provide plaques for the top three winners of the float division in the Parade and certificates for the winning decorated cars. The chamber is also sponsoring the Christmas business and Home decorating contest and will provide plaques. Mary Hausler chairperson and director in charge said that All business will be judged by Anonymous members of her committee who will visit the stores and businesses some time during monday dec. 20th. She said the entire committee will Deer season rated Good trappers cautioned to learn regulations game Warden Johnny Thomas said that red River county Hunters seem to enjoy a better than average Deer season during the portion completed nov. 31st. A Shorter second season will open dec. 26th and extend through dec. 31st. Thomas said that at least As Many Deer were killed in 1982 As last year and perhaps some More and that the condition was generally excellent. A Antler development was considerably better on those Deer i was than last year a the game Warden commented a indicating a Bountiful food Supply in the summer months. The big Acorn crop certainly helped their general condition a great Thomas also added that perhaps Best of All the season was also apparently a Safe one. A no Hunting accidents were reported to me and i commend the Hunters for exercising safety precautions and taking care in the handling of firearms. This is the Way Hunting should game violations Thomas reported that some 60 citations had been issued for various offences since Hunting season began in september. Deer Hunters were most guilty of Hunting without a License Possession of untagged Deer Hunting at night with an artificial Light Hunting from Public roads and Hunting on the land of another without authorization. He said several Oklahoma Hunters had made an illegal foray into red River county which proved an expensive trip for several. Just before the season opened two were assessed More thank 0 in fines and costs on a variety of offences. And the night visitors from across the red River do not Stop with the end of the season. Thomas reported that three oklahoman were apprehended near Midnight wednesday just off of fm1159 near the River. The Trio were fined $824 for the offence of taking Deer during the closed season. \ two local men were also arrested last week for taking fur bearing animals from a Public Road and taking without a trappers License. Sheriff thanked Thomas thanked the red River county sheriff and his deputies for their assistance in making the game violation cases. A the members of the sheriffs department have been very cooperative and helpful in helping us to insure that the Hunting regulations Are being followed and we appreciated it a Thomas said. Fur bearing animals the game Warden said that a number of Hunters have taken to trapping and Hunting fur bearing animals As Winter approaches and he issued several cautions in regard to this. A everyone who Hunts or traps for bearers should certainly make themselves familiar with the regulations in regard to this a a Thomas urged. A these regulation should be available anywhere trapping licenses Are the primary Points to remember is that there Are seasons for taking these animals including the most common Beaver possums Mink foxes Raccoon skunks and others dec. I through Jan. 31st. The second main Point is that no person May take or attempt to take one of the fur bearers without a trapping License except landowners or their agents May take one causing depredation on that persons property Only. This seasonal restriction does not apply if these animals Are taken for sport Only but the Pelt May not be retained in anyway or sold except during the open season. Thomas suggest that anyone going after the animals carefully read the regulations. Additionally those who Are legally Hunting or taking during the open season with a License must dispose of the pelts in most cases no later than feb. 5th. Retail fur buyers have an additional time in which to dispose of their furs. Also judge Homes Between 6 and 9 . That evening. They will make every Effort to View All houses in the Clarksville area but homeowners who care to do so May remind the committee of their location by calling Mary Whiteman at the chamber office. New barrels Sandy Wester reported on the chamber a drive to beautify the Square area. She said new trash barrels had been acquired were being painted and will be placed around the Square shortly. The barrels Are painted a Blue Tiger Blue. Community Calendar Tom Porter chairman and Belinda peek charged with the responsibility of preparing a monthly Community Calendar said one would be printed and distributed by the weekend. This chamber project envisions a Calendar each month listing the local activities scheduled during the period. It is planned to have each month on a different coloured paper. The calendars will be free and will be left near the Cash registers of cafes convenience stores and other businesses. Those wishing to list forthcoming events May Call Porter at his Home or the first presbyterian Church mrs. Peek at the Montgomery Ward Catalon Sale store or is. Whiteman at the chamber office. Community directory Susan Hughston said that Progress is also being made on the Community directory being prepared by the chamber. This will be a mimeographed pamphlet arranged alphabetically by subject matters and will give the locations and phone numbers of Many essential services in the Community. Planned primarily for newcomers but also useful to present residents the directory will include such listings As schools police station hospitals City Hall Utility offices courthouse and such. Is. Hughston said preliminary work is also being done on a planned directory of chamber businesses in which chamber members and a Brief description of the services or products offered will be listed. Maps and flags Gavin Watson reported on two projects the City map to be printed and distributed by the chamber and the drive to encourage All businesses and As Many Homes As possible in the City to acquire and Fly the american Flag especially on designated Flag Days. Watson said planning is underway on both programs but he suggested they not be intensified until after the holidays. The map is planned As one similar to those printed some years ago sponsored by local businesses and distributed by the chamber and the sponsors. Watson said it has not yet been decided How to finance the printing. The chairman told the members that the mayor had Given permission to used the official City map and that Surveyor Royce Hammett had donated a copy of the map waiving his customary $50 charge. The next step will be to simplify the map for printing and he said architect Sam Buzbee had agreed to assist with this. Watson reported he had talked with a representative of the local american legion Post 45 and that the Legionnaire was the chamber at Cost. Watson estimated that the Complete kits with a 3 by 5 Flag aluminium pole and halyards would Cost from about $12.50 to $21 depending on Quality. Unmounted 3x5 flags can be obtained at about $10.50. The chairman said he would present a More Complete program in january or february. The chamber directors meet the first wednesday at noon at the branding Iron restaurant. Visitors Are Welcome at the dutch treat luncheon. See chamber Page ten Paris Man sentenced Junn Christmas wishes a youngster holds tightly to his bag of fruit and Candy As he tells Santa Claus his Christmas wishes following the Friday night Parade. Santa a helpers Kelly Wright left and Carolyn Sims look on. Distribution of cheese wednesday Eula Mae Foreman a member of the Council of presidents has announced that the Council will direct a distribution of surplus cheese on wednesday dec. 15th, in the cars building 313 South Locust Clarksville from i to 5 . Mrs. Foreman said that eligibility standards for recipients include Low income senior citizens 55 years and older unemployed persons As certified by a Tec card handicapped persons welfare recipients with a medicaid or medicare id card those with a food stamp id card or those meeting the 1982 poverty income standards. These income standards vary with the size of the family and dependent on whether it is a farm or non farm family. For example with non farm family Given first and farm family in parentheses these maximums Are one member $4,680 $4,010 two $6,220 $5,310 three $7,760 $6,610 four $9,300 $7,910 five $10,840 $9,210 six $12,380 $10,510 for More add $1,540 $1,300. On november 22, District judge Leon Pesek of Texarkana heard the guilty plea of Roy Hixon of Paris and sentenced him to five years probated a $2,000.00 Fine and $580.00 restitution for the july 18 burglary of the Detroit sup Erette. Cigarettes and a Small amount of food were taken in the burglary but a substantial amount of meat was damaged As a result of the door to the Frozen food locker being left open. Court meet the 102nd District court met in Clarksville tuesday and District judge Leon Pesek of Texarkana took a number of actions. The judge heard eight no contested matter with three cases reset for dec. 6th and ordered three default judgements taken. The court also had a pre trial hearings for nine civil jury cases and set these for the week of dec. 6th also. Criminal jury week was set for Jan. 31, 1983, with seven cases on the docket. In addition to Hixon sentences were passed on two defendants pleading guilty a Vanessa Daniels charged with Sale of liquor fined $100 plus $77.50 in costs and $100 attorneys fee and Given 90 Days to make payment a Lois Edwin Carroll charged with driving while intoxicated three Days in jail and assessed a Fine of $100, $77.50 in costs and $50 in attorneys fees. Welcome donations the Lions club recently donated $500 to the ambulance service on the new ambulance fund the Lions also challenged other clubs and organizations in town to match their contribution. The goal is $10,000 in local funds to match an additional $10,000 Challenge Grant by Jesse Philips of Philips industries. Lions Hub Queen Tonya Clark is making the presentation to Perry of Brian ambulance service president while Lions Gary Wester left and w. F. Babe Higgins jr., right looks on

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