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Page 8A, May 19, 19113, BURNET BULLETIN For VOE students Coffee held Parents and employers of Burnet High School students who are members of the Vocational Office Education Cooperative class were guests at an employer-parent coffee on May 11 at the high school. Refreshments were pre- pared and served by the students, who. along with their advisor. Bernice' Elzey, hosted the event. The get-together was high- lighted by the presentation to the students of Certifi- cates of Completion. Certi- ficates of Appreciation were given to each attending employer by the students, as well as a green plant. A rose was given to his or her parents by each class member. Attending the ceremon- ms were the following VD.E. students, their parents and their employ- ers/ supervisors : Julie Colson. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Colson, Band nets high mark at state By BRIAN KIRKPATRICK The Bulldog Band of Burnet High School attend- ed the state,concert contest this past Saturday in Austin on the University of Texas campus. The 72-member band performed three concert selections for the judges. They were later awarded an excellent rating. Other bands in Burner's category were AAA Ban- dera and the B band from AAAA Georgetown. Only five hands were present for the UIL competition. The state contest brings the year to a close for the "'Pride of Burnet." Other highlights of the year for the band include marching in the Governer's inaugu- ral parade, playing for a reception for Lady Bird ,lohnson and touring St. l,ouis, The band is directed by Louis Phelps. Colson Enterprizes: Misty Evans, daughter of Mrs. Henry Evans. Hoover Builders and Supply, Harold Robinson; Gloria Flares, daughter of MrS. l,ucille Flares. Burnet County Attorney Paul Taparauskus; John Cabel- lero. son of Mrs. Ann Miller and O'Neal Caballero, Burnet County Appraisal District, Alvin Williams; Alicia Franklin (Mrs. Thomas Franklin. Jr.), Hoover Construction Com- pany; Suzan Holbrook. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Holbrook, Benton and Company, Carol Tar- tan: Bobbette Lightfoot, laughter of Mrs. Judy Lightfoot, City of Burnet, Mrs. Pat Williams: and Dena Locklear, daughter of Mrs. Linda Ward, Camp Longhorn. Tex Robertson. Also Shelly Mulhollan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Mulhollan, Burnet C.I.S.D. Elementary School, Gerald Ritchie: Dana Christian Reich (Mrs, Carl Reich), Lake- land Plumbing, Jerry and Lynn Christian: Rhonda Royden, daughter of Mrs. Joyce Roden. Highland Lakes National Bar/k, Mildred Brizzell: Cindia Smith daughter of Mrs. Pat Smith, First State Bank Of Burnet. Cary Johnson; and Tasha Smith. daughter of Mr and Mrs. A.R. Smith. Smith Agency. In addition to V.OE, parents and emplyers, others attending were George Wright, Burnet C.I.S.D. Superintendent. Elementary School Princi- pal Gerald Ritchie and B.H.S. Principal Cliff Van- deventer. Also present were mem- bers of the V.O.E. Advi- sory Council, which is composed this year of Charles Brinkley, chair- man and Rowena Guess, Doris O'Donnell and Jan Heffington. V,O.E. is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for entry into employment in office occupations. As a junior, the student has 10 hours a week classroom instruction in an "office laboratory" which pro- vides instruction and prac- tical experience, In his senior year. the student is employed in an approved office occupation for a minimum of 15 hours per school week. plus five hours of classi'oom instruc- tion. The V.().E. Advisory Council is composed of employers, employees and parents of V.OE. students. It assists teachers in determining training needs, gives advise on equipment purchases, and promotes, publicizes and evaluates the program. In a short talk outlining the objectives of the V.OE. program, Ms. Elzey thanked the participatin employers for providin work opportunities for th students, and emphasize the need to encourage B.H.S. students to investi- gate the advantages of the program. "We have had many favorable comments about the V.O.E. program from parents as well as employ- ers," she said. "'We know it provides valuable, practi- cal work experiences for the students, and we believe the employers benefit as well. Any student interested in be- coming a member of our V.OE group is urged to find out whether it can be made a part of his schedule next fall." MOST VALUABLE FIELD-Kay Young receives congratulations from women's track coach Lonnie McMillan as she was named Most Valuable Field Performer last week at Tarleton State University. Young nanLed most valuable 125'0" this year to set the conference and school record in that event. She won the high jump in conference with a leap of 4'10" this year but holds the conference record of 5'6". Her school record of 5'8" was set this year at the Tarleton Relays. Young qualified for the N.A.I.A. national champion- ships in both events but because of a conflict m time will only compete in the high jump. She went to the nationals last year in the high jump but failed to place at the meet. 1 FIRST CUSTOMER-- Lake Country National Bank President Dan Allen was on hand Tuesday to welcome their first customers when the bank opened for business. Among those first customers was Gene Bird. Indictments Hill Country Vitamin Shoppe 1800 W. Hwy. 29 Burnet (Beside Bob's TV) Kal High Potency Soft Multiple Vitamins. 60 tablets. Reg. 875 ................................ Sale 7.00 Kal Amino-Max 100 tablets Reg. 5.75 ................................................................ Sale 4.60 Kal BlOO-Streu 50 tablets Reg. 7.95 ................................................................ Sale 5.36 Kal Iron Complex 250 tablets Reg. 12.95 ....................................... Sale 10.36 Kal Selenium 50 100 tablets Reg 5,75 .............................................. Sale 4.60 Natural Aloe Juice Reg. 5.20 ........ Sale 4.16 FROZEN YOGURT CONES ...................... 70˘ Prices good through May 25th Many in store mark-downs on Health Food Items. Open I0 o.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Saturday Kay Young, a sophomore from Burner. was named the Most Valuable Field Performer in women's track and field in ceremonies last week at Tarleton State University. Young, who competes m both the high jump and the javelin, won both events the last two years at the Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association meet and holds the conference record in both events. She also holds the Tarleton school record m both events. Young threw the javelin handed down The Burnet County Grand Jury handed down several indictments Fri- day, including two for rape of a child. In other courthouse action last week. Wilson Harris pied guilty to an earlier indictment of un- lawful delivery of mart_ juana. He received IO years probation. Friday's indictments, as receive˘l from the sheriff's department are: Samuel Richmond Williams. rape of a child: Gerry Clifton Herring, rape of a child: Jesse Darryll Banta, two counts unlawful possession of methamphetamines: and Marcos Bernal. Jr., two counts unlawful deli- very of marijuana. Also, John Castillo, un- lawful delivery of mari- juana: Kenneth Eugene Nagei, unauthorized use of vehicle: Victor Perez, Jr. unlawful delivery of mari- .]uana: and Darrell Keith Richter. unlawful posses- Outdoor Concert by the Army's st U.S. Cavalry Band from R;. Hood 4 p.m., Sunday, May 81:. Paul's Episcopal Wood & Lamon St., Burnet A Centennial Gift to Burner sinn el methamphetamines and unlawful delivery of methamphetamines. ' In other sheriff's reports, Albert Wayne Jowers of Burnel was arrested and charged Sunday with both assaull on a police officer and terroristic threat. According to the report., l)eputy Wayne Lock re- ceived a call concerning a lamily disturbance on tlwv 29 East about 9 p.m. Sunday, Alter arriving at the residence, the report states .lowers shoved Lock in the chest While being transported to the county jail. the report states that Jowers threatened to kill the officer Jowers was charg- ed with assault and terroristic threat and re- leased Monday on $3,500 bond for both charges. l,ast Wednesday, one of the smoke alarms at the county jail sounded and personnel and inmates were evacuated. Accord- ing to Deputy Sheriff Richard Moree. an air. conditioning unit apparent- Iv malfunctioning, set off t'he alarm. Although no fire result- ed. inmates were moved to the outside security area and the fire department called. No damage or injurms were sustained in the false fire alarm. Houy takes CPA oath The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Swea- ring-In Ceremony was held in the Erwin Special Events Center in Austin. May 14, at 10 a.m. Camilla Butler Houy, a 1977 graduate of Burnet High School, was one of the CPA candidates taking the oath of office. Camilla, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Jack Butler of Burnet, is presently employed as an auditor with the State Auditor's Office. In case of inclement weather the concert will :be held at the Burner Industrial Park Shelter. Picture criticized Dear Editor. This letter is in reference to the picture and caption you used in the Burner Bulletin published Apr.28 of our niece. Dana Parks' accident on Apr. 22 I wish to take this time and tell you that the picture and caption used in your paper upset the family of Dana more than you will ever know. II was in very poor taste and showed no consideration towards the feelings of her family and friends. First. a picture taken after the body had been removed should have been used to publish in the paper. Second. the reference to the book "To Kill a Mockingbird" had no bearing on the accident and should not have been an issue This has upset many people in the community and we understand many have commented to you about it Your reply to these comments the following issue were that hoped that by using this picture would remind young drivers to more careful. No one knows what caused this accident. It wasi freak accident that no one predict or prevent. All we ask is that in the future, if tragedy of this nature happen again, and I pray that never does. that you be considerate of the family's and do a better job of presenting to the public Had this been your teena daughter, I do not believe you have appreciated a display of accident in such a dramatic inconsiderate way. Mr. and Mrs. D; [ Dana's Uncle Driver places first Rhoda Reagor. a three- year bus driver with the Burnet School District. claimed three first places in regional "Bus Roadeo'" competition in Austin last weekend. Reagor, 27. competed against 29 other bus drivers from Region 13. Her first place overall finish earned her the right to participate in state competition in San Antonio in June The Texas Association of Pupil Tran- sportation is sponsoring the state roadeo and qualifiers will advance to national competition held in Oregon, At regionals. Reagor look a written test covering slate laws and bus regula- tions. In addition, she was interviewed, had to inspect a bus and drove an obstacle course. "'Inspecting the bus was the hardest part,'" said Reagor "'Usually they have an old bus. but the one 1 inspected was brand new. I had to find six defects in s,x minutes, There were defects such as a loose seat a missing lug nut and headlights that wouldn't work.'" The entire test took over four hours. Claiming a first place on the driving test and tying for first place with another driver on the written test, Reagor clin- ched the top spot in overall competition. / Rhoda Reagor • . .honored bus driver A resident of Bertram. In 1981. Reagor Reagor wished to express third overall in her appreciation to Roy bus driver competiti Birdsong, the district's 1982. another bus transportation superinten- from Burnet. Sheri dant. ler. placed third HOOVERS VALLEY CEMETERY Saturday, May 28 Plan 11;o join us. It's Our NO OnENIN and we invite you to come by and meet our personnel. They' re eagerly waiting to serve you. George Birkelback Manager Agnes Pierce Bookkeeper Larry Gregory Service Butch Parts Lake Country Ford Hwy. 281 North • Marble Falls • 693-FORD I I I iI Owners: Frank Ilmith, Roger 8enders