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Copperas Cove Press (Newspaper) - March 4, 1973, Copperas Cove, Texas
Rey Lerma two persons have filed for positions on the Copperas Cove City Council and two others for mayor of the City. Election of councilmen and the mayor will be held april 7. Filing deadline for All candidates is wednesday. Kenneth Ambler and Freddie Dewald incumbent City councilmen Are the Only two who have filed for their positions on the Council which expire in april. Kenneth Ambler Ambler when manages the Avo financial services office in Killeen is seeking his second term As City councilman for Copperas Cove. Ambler and his wife have resided in Copperas Cove for to years. They have five children two remaining in Cove schools. Ambler says the last two years on the Council has been Quot very rewarding and it has Given a me an Opportunity to do a lot for the he noted several projects which the City has been undertaking for the last several year the water system project the City Park and increased building to meet needs of the there Are a lot of projects coming up a he mentioned a and i like to follow through on therm Ambler retired from the in army As a sergeant major in december of 1968 at fort Hood he was employed by Avo then and later became manager of the Killeen office. Ambler is chairman of the audit and youth committees of the Cove Exchange club he is also the military Liaison Between the Coryell county red Cross and fort Hood Ambler also has served with the cub scouts in Cove As an advisor. He and his family Are members of Fairview Baptist Church. Freddie Dewald the other candidate filing for the Council is Freddie Dewald owner of Dewaldt a Mobile station on Highway 190. Dewald is also seeking reelection to the Council seat which expires in april. He is seeking his second term. Dewald a native of Copperas Cove is married to Joanne they have five children three who Are married. Two attend Cove High school. Dewald is a member of the vow in Cove and the family is a member of Grace United methodist Church. Dewald says he is seeking re election because a i think i can do More Good in the second Kenneth Ambler Freddie Dewald a see Page 3 George Leonhard candidates file for election a to the City built for family living Copperas Cove press your Hometown newspaper 99 vol. 23 no. 21 Copperas Cove Texas 76522 sunday March 4, 1973 Price per copy to cents la Page ii 2 sections Public school week new officers the Industrial foundation of Copperas Cove elected officers tor 1973 thursday Evenin. Officers elected were front from left Tom Harris vice president and Ike Hall president Back from left Elton Lawson Secretary and Delton Ake treasurer. Cove Industrial foundation elects officers for 1973 Public school week begins monday and a whole week of activities Are planned by Copperas Cove schools. Governor Dolph Briscoe in designating this week As Public school week said a your goal is to make Texas Public schools the finest in the nation to achieve this our citizens Are urged to take an Active interest in the school system and to cooperate with their school Board superintendent principals and Texas schools Are observing their 119th birthday this week and Copperas Cove schools Are also celebrating. Contrary to the Story which appeared in last weeks sunday paper Public school week was not last week but actually begins monday March 5, and will continue through Friday March 9. This is an Opportunity for taxpayers who support the school system and especially parents of school age children to visit a Public school in Copperas Cove. When a person attends an open House or some other school function it shows by his presence that he cares about what the school is doing. Cove schools will celebrate Public school week with open House on tuesdays and thursdays. Of Fairview jewel and Halstead elementary schools open House will be held tuesday from 7 to 9 . For the Cove Junior High and High school the open House will take place on thursday from 7 to 9 . Parents Are also encouraged to attend regular classes thursday morning and afternoon at any school of their Choice to school District receives partial funds for title i the Copperas Cove Independent school District a Cist received $289,484 this past week As partial payment of title i funds under the Federal elementary and secondary education act. The announcement came from senator Lloyd Bentsen a office monday afternoon that a a favourable action had been taken on the application of the a Cist for title i funds Quot a spokesman said. This provision under the education act provides financial assistance for schools in federally affected areas. The District has been tentatively awarded a total of $578,968.56 by the government in which half has already been paid to the District. J. L. Williams superintendent explained that the District will not receive the other half of the funds until after the school year when All the average daily attendance forms Are filed. Also Williams pointed out final payment of the remaining funds depends on what president Richard Nixon and Congress decides to do with the title i funds in the budget for 1973. See just what is happening during a Normal school Day. Dick Parker coordinator for the week Long activities pointed out that the civic clubs and professional organizations have been contacted to see if the. Presidents or a representative could eat lunch one Day during the week at a Public school. The weeks activities Climax Friday afternoon at 2 when state representative Jerry a a nub Donaldson will speak at the Junior High auditorium. Donaldson who is speaking for a program sponsored by the Texas state teachers association will discuss the special education legislation now before the state legislature. Any person interested in the education of school age children is invited to attend the meeting Parker said. A never before in our history has there been a greater need for educated leadership. As we Rush to train Young people in science and technology to keep Pace with world events it is also important to remember that our Public schools will furnish our tomorrows leaders with the Basic human moral and spiritual foundations necessary for More advanced training and knowledge a the governor concluded in the proclamation on Public school week april voting poll locations Given Copperas Cove voters will go to the polls april 7 to elect a mayor two City councilmen three Cove school to Iain a trustees and two Central Texas College trustees. Voting location for the City Council election will be at the Public Library located on main Street. Voters May vote Between the hours of 8 . And 7 . Location for the local and Etc school Board members is at the Junior High school Library. Hours of voting will also be from 8 . To 7 . Two new directors and officers were elected thursday evening for the Copperas Cove Industrial foundation at its annual membership meeting at the Library meeting Hall. President Floyd Allen called the meeting to order and announced that Lovett Ledger and k. J Pemberton were elected by vote of the membership of the foundation to the Board. Following the election the two new elected members joined the four present Board Mem Bers like Hall Tom Harris and Allen and went into executive session to appoint five additional directors for 1973. Building declines during past week building was not Only Down for the month of february but the last week was off too. From february 23 through March i 21 permits were issued by the City tax office for a total of $90,170, which is $80,145 off last weeks total. There were More Home improvement permits this week Titan new Homes the tax office reports. Total value of improvements reached $38,770. Individually the permits were four steel siding permits total value of $7,385. One aluminium siding permit value of $2,200. Three patios total value of $1,450. Three storage Sheds total value of $7,650. One driveway value of $150. One alteration to a Home value of $400 three swimming pools total value of $13,000 one moving permit issued to move an old Cabinet shop out of the City limits. Two garage conversions total value of $6,535, there were four Home permits issued this past week for s total value of $51,400. C i Wiley received three permits for Homes at 1403, 1405 and 1406 Hillside and valued at $37,400, John r. Freeman also received a permit for a Home at 14u/ Hillside valued at $14,000. Allen announced that the Board appointed Riley Simpson s. F. Taffinder Delton Ake Elton Lawson and Byron Freeman to the Board. The directors then elected officers for 1973. They Are Hail president Harris vice president Lawson Secretary and Ake treasurer. The Board of directors also adopted a Resolution of appreciation proposed by Ledger for outgoing president Allen for his contribution and service to the Industrial foundation. Hall in taking it or the reins of the foundation thanked the Board for their Confidence in electing him president a the foundation is a Community Effort Quot he noted Quot we would appreciate your suggestions and comments and we Hope we can be beneficial to the Hall told the members that Industry looks at the total picture of a Community before it decides to move into a City. He said that Industrial leaders look at the schools the churches and the attitude of the people toward their City a keep this in mind and always be sold on Copperas Cove a Hall encouraged the membership the Board also agreed that a sign designating the 35-acre Industrial land in Cove be erected so residents and businessmen can known the foundation is hard at work working for the Community. Distributive education week students to attend contest Copperas Cove High schools Dega club distributive education . Club of America will join with other . Clubs across the state and nation in celebrating distributive education week 4-10. National l Ca week honors the diatribe Ive education clubs of Amenta the Only National youth organization operating through Public schools to attract Young people to careers in marketing and distribution b b. Gilmore deca club advisor said the purpose of the Observance is to Point out the Many and varied careers available within the Field of merchandise distribution Spe Etal programs will be conducted during the week by members of election filing deadline near the last Day to file for either the Copperas Cove school Board vacancies the City Council or the mayor of Copperas Cove is wednesday March 7 All applications for these positions must be turned in to the proper office by 5 wednesday for the City elections and Midnight wednesday for the school elections. For the school Board positions persons must file with the administration office of the Copperas Cove Independent school District located at the Junior High school or with the Secretary of the school Board of trustees. For the City Council positions or the mayor of the sons must file with the City Secretary at the City Hall located on main Street. The deca club at schools and service club meetings. The deca club conducts a continuing program to develop leadership among distributive education students its members study a half Day in school and work part time in jobs which complement their academic training nationally there Are 4,500 deca chapters with More than 135,000 members the National organization is supported by leading american business firms it conducts a scholarship program makes awards to outstanding members and conducts National Dega conferences. In connection with distributive education week five deca students will attend the state convention with threw persons competing in the Competition travelling to Houston will be John Farino Jack Hamilton Debra Morris Mickey deck and Nelson Schulze. Schulze and deck will be enter the contest in the areas of Public speaking and display respectively proclamation signing Linda Ashcraft vice president and Nelson Schulze president of the distributive education of America club deca from Copperas Cove High school watch mayor George Leonhard sign a proclamation designating this week March 4 Ioas distributive education week
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