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Grand Prairie Daily News (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Grand Prairie, Texas Kansas Oklahoma 23 3 Texas a amp a sum 36 3 Texas Baylor 37 21 Arkansas Rice 20 16 Texas tech thu 34 0 Ohio state Illinois 40 3 Nebraska u Kansas state Michigan Purdue grand Prairie daily grand Prairie news paper Shirr l m i circulation phone 262-1329 volume 68�?number 6 grand Prairie Texas sunday november 9, 1975 councilman thinks Landfill authority May be formed land purchases for the proposed southwestern Dallas county Landfill site May by made through a created Landfill authority grand Prairie City councilman Johnny Jinks said this week. Jinks chairman of a committee assigned to search for a Landfill site for grand Prairie Arlington and five Dallas county cities said the possibility of creation of an authority to sell Bonds or Issue certificates of indebtedness with Dallas county backing is a prime possibility for financing the Purchase of approximately 300 acres of land for use As a and fill. The Landfill committee will meet wednesday night at 7 30 in the basement of the Arlington Library to discuss the options for financing the project and receive technical data on five pieces of land currently under consideration for the site. Daily news stall photo o from the country Iris Ogle left of Dallas and Alice Green of Dun Iville were just two of the ladies who took on that colonial look Iii Bunor the american bite Tennial in a Celebration saturday at the veterans of to Ign wars Post 4477 at too Smith re. Just off Loop ii in Eastern grand me. The country lasses were clerking in the Joist s country store a Shoji Alyious Bande ratted items and goods inc luding Jias tries Hie shop Ogiens Mon today too. A after we receive the data a said Jinks a a we la apply the data to a computer Model of the Landfill site and possibly climate some of the Sites to come up with three prime the results of the computer Model will be presented at a later meeting. As for financing the project the Dallas county commissioners court had previously set aside $824,000 for the Purchase of 300 acres of sanitary Landfill property in the May 20, $170 million county wide Bond election. When the Bond program failed to gain voter support county officials had planned to include the Landfill Money in a parred Down version of the Bond program which was last week turned Down by county commissioners. With the speculation that another county Bond program May not be assembled until 1977, Jinks said the Landfill authority would be answer to the financing needs of the committee. Jinks said the authority would probably operate under the combined financial backing of each of the seven cities participating in the use of the Landfill. Operation costs would be obtained by charging each City a Landfill a users fee. The cities of grand Prairie Arlington Duncanville Desoto Cedar Hill Lancaster and parts of southwestern Dallas will use the Landfill site and Are participating in the search for the site. At the present time the committee is looking at five Sites two in grand Prairie one South of interstate 20 on fish Creek Road and the other on the Southeast Corner of the intersection of in 20 and state High Way 360 two in Arlington one in the Southwest Corner of the intersection of 111 20 and so 360 and the other approximately two Miles South of the intersection and one in fills county approximately 20 Miles Southwest of grand Prairie. School Board i an interim Sun grand Prairie school Board members May name an interim a head administrator when they meet in a special session at 7 . Tuesday in the school administration building. School Board president Charles England who Cia meeting said tha closed door session members May want pointing an Intermix tender in said a Vandy Jackson Nar administrator of 3 Andy Jackson principal at Travis elementary school has been named administrator of the year by the grand Prairie chapter of the classroom teachers association. Cat president Dorothy president Dorothy Alderman said Jackson was selected by the local teachers a because of his administrative abilities Community leadership and for his support to classroom he will now compete at the state level for the Texas administrator of the year award which is Given by the Texas cat. A grand Prairie teacher Jean Ine Byrd was recently named a finalist in the states teacher of the year Competition. A member of the grand Prairie school District staff for the past 12 years Jackson has also been principal of Lamar and Shady Grove elementary schools. A Jackson has spent la years As a classroom teacher and 13 years As a principal mrs. Alderman said a this experience As a classroom teacher has encouraged him to work hard in Many educational organizations for various projects supporting prior to coming to grand Prairie Jackson was band director and teacher in Georgetown and Irving and has been a teacher for the Carrollton Farmers Branch and Marshall school districts. In 19s7 Jackson was president of Irving scat. Last year he was president of the grand Prairie chapter of the Texas state t teachers association and was Secretary for District x of the Sta. He is also a member of the National education association. In 1972 he was named lion of the year and has also received a Texas life membership in the Pat c Community act Vil Rector of the shrine Dallas scottish rite vice president of the Host Lions club ext member of the Myca ship in the first Baptis the masonic Lodge. Dear j a r usually humorous controversial alway is a Brief description Mien which is write Coleman of Dallas. Coleman an adv Cutie from his of tic Gle Man gives his main con Marsial i rounding the Equality follow this spark daily beginning today daily n Page 3 Gopher Winner grand Prairie High school principal Ami the a pretty senior was named As p 7r> Homecoming Queen Durer was named to reign Over the Homecoming game which saw the less Arlington Bowie the Story of tilt game is on the daily new top administrator ands a it son right Jimr at Travis elementary school Lias been named grand Prairie s administrator of the year by the classroom teachers association. Congratulating Jackson Are Dorothy Alderman president of the ass re intern and David Daniels last year s administrator of the year

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