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Copperas Cove Press (Newspaper) - February 25, 1973, Copperas Cove, Texas The at built for living Copperas Cove press airs 66 your Hometown newspaper vol. 23. No. 20 Copperas Cove Texas 76522 sunday february 25, 1973 Price per copy to cents 32 pages 3 sections a a a i Mumm my in an ammo Moha. Pour rile for Cove Boaro mrs. Eldor sch four Copperas Cove residents have filed for election to the Cove Independent school District Board of trustees As of Friday february 23. Three person mrs. John Dixie Moffitt Eldor Schwausch and mrs. Parkhurst Jane Wood will be running for the two Board vacancies which Are three year terms Bobby Lowther is running unopposed for the unexpired term of Jerry Cozby who resigned last year Lowther was appointed to the Board to fill the vacancy but under state Law the appointment is Only Good through the next election. The school Board set the election for trustees april 7. And the last Day for filing for the election As March 7. Mrs. Moffitt mrs. Moffitt believes that her educational training and classroom experience As a teacher would be an asset to the Board of trustees. She graduated from san Marcos High school and then received a Bachelor of science in education from Southwest Texas state University. Sutsu she also received a teachers certificate in secondary education before completing her master of arts degree. Mrs. Moffitt a Mother of four children two twin boys in first Grade and two girls Ages three and four has resided in Cove for five and a half years with her husband Dean of student activities at Central Texas College. She has taught for two years As a lab instructor at Sutsu in the biology department for three years As a High school teacher and one and a half years As a College chemistry teacher. Mrs. Moffitt released this statement As to her reason for running for school Board a since our children a future largely depends on the education they receive it is imperative that we offer them the Best education we can possibly provide the needs of children from various backgrounds can Best be met by a school Board whose members also have a variety of backgrounds As this will provide a diversity of experiences to draw upon. Quot i will bring to the Board a Strong interest in education and a personal concern for Copperas Cove mrs. Moffitt is a member of the american association of University women the faculty wives club of Etc and of the Church of Christ Church in Cove. She was elected to the Alpha Chi and Kappa Delta i Honor fraternities during College. Eldor Schwausch Eldor Schwausch who owns his own state farm insurance Agency in the Cove is a native of Copperas Cove. He attended the Cove schools and graduated in 1951 from Cove High. In 1954, Schwausch enlisted in the air Force and stayed in for four years. Upon his separation from the service he went into the insurance business in Georgia before moving Back to Cove in 1958, when he set up his own Agency. Schwausch is married and has five children ranging in age from two to 16. Teresa is a freshman at Cove High while Steven is in the seventh Grade and Kyle in the fifth. They also have two sons at Home. He has been a member of the Jaycees and is now an associate member. In 1970, he was awarded the outstanding businessman award by the Jaycees. Schwausch is an elder of the Immanuel lutheran Church of Copperas Cove. He has also served three years with the United fund Board of directors As Secretary and has worked for five years with the United fund. As to his reason in running for the Board Schwausch replied he would do anything to help better the school system. Mrs. Wood also running for one of the two regular Board vacancies is mrs. Parkhurst Jane Wood. Mrs. Wood who with husband and son Christopher have lived in Copperas Cove three years. He is employed with Bunker Ramo corporation who has an army contract at fort Hood. The Wood s have four children. Chris is a senior at Cove High and two Are away at College and one other is working in Chicago. Mrs. Wood graduated from the Cove Lampasas City councils form joint water District Copperas Cove and Lampasas City councils in a joint session tuesday night formed a water District to try to solve their water problems. At the same time the nails voted to employ a Foj. Agent and a Bond attorn of soldiers of Quarter honoured wednesday by chamber Board two fort Hood soldiers were honoured As soldiers of the Quarter at the monthly meeting of the Copperas Cove chamber of Commerce Board of directors meeting wednesday at the Blue Stem restaurant. Honoured with gifts presented by Harold Schnorrenber member of the military affairs committee were spec. 4 Kurt Richter of Headquarters and Headquarters troop 1st Squadron 9th cavalry 1st cavalry division in the e-4 and below Cata gory and spec. 5 Stephen Snyder of b troop 1st Squadron 9th cavalry 1st cavalry division in the e-5 and above group. Maria Synder a wife also attended the meeting. Richer is from Woodland California while Synder hails from new York City. Col. Francis Giacomozzi assistant chief of staff g-5 for ii corps and f of t Hood introduced the guests form the Post to the directors both men Are helicopter mechanics. The directors also approved a Resolution of appreciation for Bill Duncan who was chairman of the United fund Campaign during 1972. Leslie Ledger presented the Resolution for approval and said that under his leadership the United fund not Only met its goal of $16,500, but exceeded it. Duncan gave credit for the Success of the Campaign to the Board of directors of the United fund and to fort Hood Campaign which also exceeded its goal which allowed Cove to receive its full share of Revenue. Bob Weidinger 1973 annual banquet chairman presented a final report of the banquet. The banquet made a profit of $328.36, he reported and said he was glad to take on the responsibility of the banquet. He asked that for next years banquet if anyone knew of a speaker or had suggestions on it to Contact him or any of the banquet committee members or the chamber office. The directors heard reports on the estate planning workshop held monday and tuesday. B. C. Peters fort Hood exo Eficio director for civilian employees said he was Well pleased with the workshop and it was the Best advertising the chamber could Ever do. The chamber leaders conference and workshop. Ike Hall reported that to members attended the workshop in Stephenville. He said the group that went was the largest Cove group to Ever attend a West Texas chamber of Commerce sponsored event. The a eager greeters. Ledger said the group welcomed a new Industry to Cove the Cove Blind and drapery shop. A new member. Mrs Maedelle Jennings director in charge of membership reported that Rey Lerma had signed Watson a Mobile Home sales to the chamber. Bob Watson is owner. Begin the process of forming the District. The two cities have two choices As to where they can get the water from either Belton Lake through the 5ell county water and improvement District no. I which Coe already toys from or from is a pc hollow Lake Throin be by Azov River author 5 t a feasibility St Whit Quot As approved by both councils a few weeks ago will study the need for additional water and which source would be Best. Copperas Cove has had its water troubles longer than Lampasas has. Lampasas officials Are not certain How Long their water Supply will last hence a few months ago they began searching for additional sources. Covers problems have multiplied because of the City is rapid growth. Last summer a new water line from Belton Lake to Cove was started and is now finished. It will provide More water but not enough. The water District formation tuesday night is an attempt to try to find a solution to the problem. The districts boundaries Are the City limited of Lampasas and Copperas Cove. Working on the feasibility study Are two engineers Paul Gregory from Cove and Joe Pyle from Lampasas. As required by Law notice of the formation of the water District has been published in the Cove and Lampasas newspapers. A water District can either be formed through legislative action or through the water commission Pyle pointed out to the Council members. The councils decided to use the legislative route. To handle the formation of the District the councils hired the firm of Hornblower weeks Hemphill and Noyes of Dallas represented at the meeting by Burgess Estes. Estes said some of the duties of his firm would be to supervise and assist in preparation of the feasibility and actually take the District from beginning to end. Estes said his firm would then employ the company of Mccall Parkhurst and Horton of Dallas represented by Roy Poinsett at the meeting Poinsetti a firm would then draw up ordinances work with engineers to determine the scope of the project determine financing whether through Revenue Bonds or straight Bon soldiers honoured two fort Hood soldiers spec. 4 Kurt Richter left and spec. 5 Stephen Snyder were honoured As soldiers of the Quarter by the Cove chamber at Commerce wednesday at the Board of directors meeting. Both men were presented gifts from the chamber by Harold Schnorrenber. Public school week begins tile sure foundations of the state Are Laid in knowledge not in ignorance and every sneer at education at culture at Book learning which is the recorded Wisdom of the experience of Mankind is the demagogues sneer at intelligent Liberty inviting National degeneracy and , w. Curtis. Probably no one really sneers at education today. In fact in 1854, the importance of education to the future of Hie state and nation was so realised that Texas Public schools were organised. That was 119 years ago and today Texas schools Are through Friday is Public school week l ids is an Opportunity for taxpayers and especially parents of school age children to visit a Public school in Copperas Cove. Wuen a person visits a school it shows through his presence questions and suggestions that he cares. Copperas Cove schools will celebrate Public school week with open houses on tuesday and thursday evenings. For , Jewell and Halstead elementary schools open House will be held from 7 to 9 tuesday evening. Then for the Junior High school school open Bouse will be told thursday night from 7 to 9. Parents and interested taxpayers Are also encouraged to attend regular classes thursday and Friday at any school of their Choice. Dick Parker coordinator for the week Long activities also pointed out that the civic clubs and professional organizations presidents will be contacted and asked to find out if their presidents could eat lunch at erne school during the week. Friday afternoon the Texas state teachers association will sponsor a special program featuring state representative Jerry Quot nub Donaldson speaking on educational legislation now before the state legislature Donaldson will speak at i . F riday at the Avenue e Junior High auditorium. Any person interested in attending the program to Welcome to attend. Draft documents for issuing Bonds plus other duties which become necessary when Selling the Bonds. The Council also heard a complaint from a group of residents from South 13th and South 15th streets tuesday night concerning a garbage problem at the Dewald apartment on main Avenue. A spokesman for the group said that the tenants of these apartments place their garbage cans on main Avenue every Day not just on trash collection Days and the garbage is blowing into the Yards across the Street. The Council voted to Send letters to the apartment residents advising them to place their garbage cans at the Entrance to their driveways on collection Days Only and that in the future garbage trucks will drive through the Center of the apartment Complex to pick up trash. In other action the Council extended the bid opening Date for the Extension of the City Hall to March 6 due to Lack of bidders. Heard a report from Gregory that the re location of the Highway 190 water lines was officially completed february 15. Gregory met with the Texas Highway department wednesday to discuss payment of funds for reimbursement for the re location project. Approved a request for a building in a fire zone from William Daniels. A signed an agreement with r. C. Manning to obtain the deed to the land for the City s second one million gallon storage tank to be located on Manning Mountain. She is vice chairman in charge of membership for the american association of University women. As for her reason for running for school Board mrs. Wood said she is very interested in the education of children. There is a Challenge Here in Copperas Cove because the City is growing so a education is an area that appeals to me a she said a and i would like to make a contribution on the school the two positions which will be vacant Are the expired terms of mrs. Sandra Lambert and Lovett Ledger. Bobby Lowther Bobby Lowther who was appointed to the Board to fill the vacancy of Cozby until the election is running unopposed for this unexpired term which has two years Lent. Lowther said a i want to be of service to the school and this town in answer to the question Why is he running for the school Board. The Lowthers who own b. L. Food Mart have one child in fifth Grade in Copperas Cove he said that his wife was raised in Copperas Cove and educated in Cove schools. They have lived in the Cove for la or 12 years. University of Iowa with a bachelors degree in speech mrs. Moffitt in i in ii i r the. A l a Bobby Lowther workshop speaker Tom Prater Extension farm management specialist from Texas Aam University spoke to Cove residents in the first of two estate planning workshops monday night at the Public Library meeting Hail. The second session was told at the Junior High school tuesday evening. See Story Page 3. Cove state Bank appointed depository for county funds Cove state Bank of Copperas Cove was named the depository for All county funds for the next two years tuesday when county judge Doug Smith broke a 2-2 deadlock vote by the commissioners on the depository designation. The Copperas Cove Bank edged out the guaranty Bank a Trust co of Gatesville in the balloting the guaranty has been serving As the county depository under Cove state s bid to pledged to Purchase county time warrants for 30 Days to three years at 3 25 per cent interest for three years to six years at 3 35 per cent interest for six years to ten years at 3 so per cent interest and for ten to 15 years at 3.75 per rent interest the guaranty proposed to buy county time warrants at 4 per cent interest. Buying county time warrants is in effect loaning the county Money. The Cove state Hank a proposal also called Foi paying the county a fraction of a percentage Point higher interest on certificates of Deposit for certain periods than the guaranty As county depository the Copperas Cove Bank will pay the county these rates of interest on certificates of Deposit of $100,000 or More 30 to 59 Days cent. 60 to 89 Days 90 to 179 Days cent 180 Days or More but less than a year a 7 per cent. 360 Days or More a 7 1/2 per cent. On certificates of Deposit of 6 1/2 per 7 per cent. A 6 3/4 per less than $100,000, Cove state Bank will pay this interest 30 Days or More but less than a year a 5 per cent one year or More but less than two years a 5 1/2 per cent two years or Mort a 5 3/4 per cent the guaranty a bid included furnishing the county with checks free of charge under the new arrangement the National Bank of Gatesville will serve As the a Clearing House for the Copperas Cove Bank in handling county deposits withdrawals Etc the change in depositories will become effective april i. The commissioners court received depository bids from the Cove Bank the guaranty Bank and the National Bank on february 12 but delayed its decision until tuesday

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