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Page 14 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Burnet Bulletin Burnet, Texas Bertram Enterprise rains Between April 13 and 18 the Bertram area received over 5 inches of rain, and more is forecast to fall today, April 20. MaFcie Area lakes are full, streams are overflowing their banks, MastersoH and everyone has full stock tanks. Fields and pastures are covered with wildflowers, and crops are flourishing. Life is OUt and About good! Recycle Woes in Bertram Suddenly the Recycle Cen- ter in Marble Falls is no longer Post 607 and the Bertram De- accepting plastic. They have velopment Corporation Inc. bales and bales of plastics that (BDC) will build a memorial they cannot send on to the big to all veterans ofBumet Coun- plants and will not take more, ty who have served in any for the time being, branch of the Armed Services since World War I and those So, this means that we, here in Bertram, cannot bring who are currently serving. our plastics to the Bertram Re- The granite memorial will cycling Center (BRC)because be placed on property owned we bring our plastic to Marble by the BDC on the north side Falls. of Highway 29, one block This may be permanent, west of the traffic light at the but hopefully it will be tempo- intersection of Hwy 29 and Farm Road 243 East. rary. Until the BRC can recy- The Memorial Commit- cle plastic, please put all your plastic out for your weekly tee wishes the veteran list to be all-inclusive: guidelines trash pick-up. Our trash com- panies recycle, so you can rest include "The Veteran or Vet- easy that your plastics won't eran's spouse, parents or end up in a land-fill, grandparents must have been Veterans Memorial Park residents of Burnet County be- to be built in Bertram tween 1915 and the present; or Bertram American Legion the Veteran can be a non-res- CONTRIBUTED Pictured are Bertram Little League's Golden Gloves Minor Girls team along with their coaches Carolyn Crawford, Tyrone Knight, Joe Hart and Brooke Moil. The picture was taken April 7 after the Gloves beat Llano. They remain undefeated after winning over Brady Gold and Brady Black last week. Bert area the past week CONTRIBUTED Sixty 4~ Grade Bertram Elementary Students visited their Aggle Pals at Texas A & M on April 14. The Pals mentor the students by exchanging letters and visits. While on the campus the students enjoyed lunch with their Pals, toured the campus, learned about Aggle traditions and attended an Anatomy and Physiology class at the Vet School. The highlight of the visit was touring Kyle Field and getting to meat Reveille. The students and their Pals are pictured in front of the 12th Men Statue. ident Burnet County land or ity sponsored on local lev- business owner." els throughout the states and The Memorial Committee many foreign countries. CROP is requesting all our help to ac- Walk, part of Church World quire Veterans' names. There Service, is specifically aimed will be forms in Bertram at at fightinghunterboth at home the Library, City Hall, Se- and globally. nior Center, and First Baptist Participants walk3.3 miles, Church. You will also find a which signifies the average link to the Veterans' Memorial trip a person in a Third World at country must walk to get wa- The form includes the ter. To join call Pastor Daryl Veteran's name and branch of Johnson at 512.355.3552 and service, and the committee has pick up your Walker's Enve- set a deadline of Aug. 1. The lope from him. granite has been ordered, and Go online or ask your lettering should begin by the friends to sponsor you. Then, first week in September 2016. make the walk and celebrate You may leave your in- with other walkers afterward. formation at any of the above Bring finger food to share. One mentioned sites, or you can fourth of the money earned mail it to Veterans Memorial, stays right here in Bertram! 549 Ranch Road 1869, Ber- Bertram's goal is $5,000. tram TX, 78605. If you have Church Events questions call Gene Taylor at Bertram's First United 512.585.9537. Methodist Church (FUMC) In addition to the Memori- will hold a Community Party al there will be sidewalks that on Saturday, April 23 from 5 - will have bricks available for 7 p.m. to celebrate 75 years in other memorial names andtheir granitesanctuary. messages at a nol~inal charge. The party will be opened CROP Waik by special musical guests: Bertram's Annual CROP members of the Bluebonnet Walk will take place April 24 Chorale. Following there will starting at 4 p.m. at Bertram's be food, more music and a Cumberland Presbyterian bounce house for the children. Church. This is a gift from the FUMC CROP Walk is an activ-congregation to everyone in the community; please come 512.489.2411.May 15 and join the celebration. There Odds 'n Ends will also be a special worship The Bertram Library has service on Sunday, April 24. cancelled their Game Day The Mahomet Church had that was scheduled for May 3. to cancel its 3 Sunday Sing They will announce another last Sunday because of bad fundraiser in the near future. weather. They still plan to hold Bertram Little League their next Sing on May 15 at wishes to thank the First Unit- 2:30 p.m. ed Methodist Church for man- All local churches and ning their concession stand on community members are in- Opening Day, April 2, vited. The location is at the That's all the news for this Mahomet Tabernacle on FM week. If you have news for our 243 East. For further infor- area, email marcimasterson@ mation please call Fran at grnail.comby Saturday. CONTRIBUTED The Joann Cole Mitte Memorial Library recognized the winners of their Bookmark Competition at the open house April 14, which celebrated National Library Week. The pictured winners are: (back row from left) Caroline Rojas, Ave Lyle, K-Leigh Rivera, and John Moravetz; (front row) Angel Baltazar, Loretta Salazar, and Peyton Allen. Not pictured iS Marls-- Moore. :.,., .. ~ :~ ~ ~ ~ 2014 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 FP5143 980 +rTt tramle Crew Cab BP 2249 980 +TTL CHRYSLER ........................ . . , ,.. 2601 S. Water Street, Burnet, I I Texas Cecil parking lot! 512-756-2128 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LT Sedan BP2262 980 +TTL 2014 Ford Escape SE SUV H759O69A $17,490 +TT, Sign-up time 8-11am Awards at 3pm Rain or Shine! O Find us www.cec on Facebook