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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Wellington, Texas 14 pages volume xxv years a builder in Collingsworth county Texas 79095 May 30v 29plus v tax number 44 Kim Martindale Mark Strickland loading up an order Wellington industries pouring into area Robert Huff at Arrowhead Wellington employ ing 60 workers in two manufacturing is feeding almost a million and a Quarter dollars into the local Economy each that figure is based on a slowdown in production at the Spike Plant where 49 Are employed and at aircraft Fastener where 11 collect pay All employees live in the Wellington Trade last the Spike Plant pay Roll was near while Arrow head checked in with Dwain and Brenda Hus band and and president and Secretary began operations in 1980 after the Spike Plant was closed Down for two originally the Spike Plant moved Squyres on state soil and water conservation Board Fred a Cooperator in Salt Fork soil and water Conser vation has been elected a member of the Texas state soil and water conservation now living in he was a unit conservationist of the Welling ton office of soil conservation service 9 Many recognize him As the Man who made this area his term began May Squyres succeeds Frank Gray of who served on the 5member Board for 27 Headquarters Are in announcement of squyres1 elec Tion was made at the meeting of Region annual soil and water conservation banquet in May on the Board with him Are Region Joe Antilley of Abilene Region Dick Schendel of Goliad District Albert Roach of Paris and Region Herman Petty of Mineral duties of the state soil and water conservation Board Are to administer the soil and water conservation Laws of it is in charge of putting soil and water conservation practices on the working through the swed districts of Region which Squyres covers the Panhandle and South most of the business of the Board is carried out at its monthly see Page 2 Hospital auxiliary holds annual Silver membership Day Collingsworth general Hospital auxiliary will hold its annual Silver Tea and membership Day on tues May 20 so the Public can see the improvements their Organiza Tion of volunteers has made in the various parts of the calling hours will be 2 to and the Tea will be in the Hospital guests of Honor will be members of Collingsworth Volunteer ambulance and anyone who is associated in any Way with the ambulance service is urged to said Lynn the ambulance service is the other Volunteer organization which devotes its efforts to Benefit the red geraniums and other Spring Flowers full Bloom in the Olio the Silver Tea membership said Wrights the party will be the Hospital Dollie Mae w will be in and will Greet the gue to Wilson reminds that this is the Day when All auxiliary dues become and those who belong to the auxiliary should bring a Check or Cash for their anyone who has thought she or he would like to serve As a Volunteer in the Collingsworth general Hospital is urged to come to the Tea and to we urge you to become one of we do not know who is interested in this Volunteer work or the Type of work you would like to just come to the meeting and say i want to what have you for me to Well Tell said Lynn a past presi at the miss Maudie Coffee will Register the Bura Handley and Dudley Phipps will be in charge of preparing the serving table and other auxiliary members will be bailable for taking the visitors Hugh the where they will see the results of hundreds of dollars raised in the last 12 and of hundreds of Volunteer hours there is always Money to be raised and improvements in our Hospital to be Wright any woman interested in More information on the breast imaging unit which comes to Wellington on a regular basis should Tell one of the auxiliary As Hospital Laboratory personnel will be Avail Able to answer Flowers for the Patio have been made available by Wellington Gar Den which cares for the Patio on a year round and by one of its the american cancer society will have material available in the lobby for those wanting More Reading material on this the auxiliary has approximately 55 members and this Spring will make its most intensive Effort to increase its to Wellington in 1977 from Burns where it began operations three years the Wellington Industrial Board was looking for Small businesses and we were looking for financial Marple re at one time we had almost 100 we have been Down to now we have she the Spike Plant manufactures Railroad track spikes and is a seasonal business depending on the some of the customers Are the country biggest railroads including Sante Bur Lington and Union Paci the spikes used to be made by the major steel they got out of the business and now Independent manufacturers do the see Wellington page2 Hospital oks Bowen again longtime Welling ton was reelected presi Dent of the Collingsworth county Hospital District at its monthly Board meeting May also reelected were Emory and Corky Prasanna Kumar has been named the new chief of replacing Carter who in other the Board approved the contract on the breast imaging program with Anthonys Hospital of also the clinic remodelling will be Complete around june 1 and the search for another physician is Wellington cuts Talent program the gifted and talented enrich ment program in the Wellington is will not be offered during the 198687 school following a meeting of the school Board Mon May the program which had been in effect for six years Cost almost during the current school Lawrence Ward had strongly suggested the program be revised to include 4 to or some 2530 Wellington students on a full time the extra Cost would have been for a full time travel and bus member Jamie Johnson motioned to comply with wards but he lacked a Ward had previously stated that the present program needing much revision and if the new program could not be he believed it would be Best to discontinue the Board agreed and went on to other the Board was reminded by Ward earlier that House Bill 72 mandates that the Wellington is hire a computer pre biology and correlated English 3 teachers for the coming school in the third and fourth grades have been mandated to have Only 22 students per class for the 198788 school More teachers will be needed in other the Welling ton is agreed to hold a summer school starting Early in june for six remedial students May Purchase accredited courses from either the University of Texas at Austin or Texas tech University at Lubbock for the is then will hire a Facilitator for each six or seven students for two hours each five Days a week for six the Cost at per hour would be in other school coun Selor Wanda Cardwell reported on the recent teams testing to grades the 1st Grade Marks will not be available until students showed improve ment in math and but lacked writing which will be emphasized in the 2nd Grade teacher Opal Camp is retiring after 32 years in the Board gave permission to Tommy Cochran Kim Castleberry ranking graduates announced tuesday the two High ranking graduates of Wellington High school this year were announced May by Eddie the valedictorian is Tommy with a Grade pointed of he is the son of and Grady Kim Castleberry is the Salu Tator her Grade Point is her parents Are and Bobo the other 8 students who will round out the top 10 scholastically ranking members of the 1986 class Are Rudy son of and Julian Mike son of Becky Orear and Emmit Chris son of and Santos Nicole daughter of and Elmer Harold Paula daughter of and Joe Julie daughter of and Harold Debbie daughter of Edna Gwendy daughter of and Billy the commencement will be on May at 8 rockette cheerleaders ready for the 198687 sports season Are from Ginger Mascot Leslie Ashley Janna Kaylynn Rusty Bawcom and Margo Williams and Duncan Anc Ohead

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