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March 10, 1994

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March 10, 1994 Wins Elks Award Piano Elks Lodge No. 2485 has announced that Shannon Rushing is the winner of the "Most Valuable Student" Award. area included Richardson, Piano and Collin County schools. were required to write an essay setting forth their professional to relate how past, present, and future activities make the of this goal probable. The applicant by deed and cir- demonstrate his worthiness. One boy and girl were chosen the area. is an active member of McKinney High School and in He has been a representative of the Student Council and was Vice-Presideut of his Junior Class. He is currently of the National Honor Society. He participates in community the Webb Center, and frequently helps the elderly in his doing jobs too streneous for them. of Shannon's daily routine. He is currently on the BasketballTeam at his school and plays in the First Baptist Basket- at his community center. all above-honors classes, has been a yearly recipient of Academic Sweater, was runner-up for the VFW "Voice of and was the choice to represent MHS for the National Award. He has been All American Scholar, USAA National and was selected as the Rotary Student of the for February by the McKinnev Rotary Club He is also a member of (PeersAchi'e- Wi - -- " ving thout Substance). He was selected by his peers Senior Most Dependable and Senior Most Athletic. 0n the Elk's local level has been forwarded to the next ! competition. The 1994 Schedule of Awards includes 500 scholar- Nationide Competition, and 1818 scholarships each for on a state-quota basis. 500 four-year scholarships are to be and girls in the 1994 competition. graduate in May, and attend West Texas A&M Univer- he will major in Business and F'mance, and will play basketball His brother Jason is a freshman there, and plays on the team also. Shannon is the son of Dee and Ilene Rushing and the grandson of Dollie McCrary of McKinney and John Texas. ; With Grief: Personally will be of- Clarendon College on March 31 from 1:00 to in the Bairfield Activity with bereave- r members, coun- volunteers, clergy, service workers, support and other people are welcome is offered as a ement telecon- Panhandle Plains section the American Chemical will recognize the chemistry awards March 9 in at the Harvey Hotel. a College students, Rod- and Amy Phillips, will as the College's top students. Both students award from Chemical year's top sophomore student is Rodney , a pre-vet attend Texas A&M his academic maintained a 4.0 the required chemistry ference. The purpose of this professional development program is to assist the full spectrum of caregivers, volunteers, and family members in dealing with both the grief of the person they care for and their own grief. It is funded nation- ally by the Hospice Foundation. Cokie Roberts, ABC News Special Correspondent, will host the on- air portion of the con- ference. Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, Presi- dent of the Association for Death Education and Counseling; Dr. Therese Rando, Director of the In- stitute for Study and Treatment of Loss; Dr. William Worden, Prin- cipal Investigator, Child Bereave- ment Study, Harvard University;, and other national researchers will provide information. There is no charge for the conference, but those planning to attend should call Carol Farris at Given 874-3571 to reserve space and copies of the material which will be ............ distributed. Two contact hours of con- tinuing education credits (CEUs) may be earned by participating in the "Living With Grief' telecon- ference through the Association for Death Education and Counsel- hag (ADEC). Advance registration for CEUs is required. Clarendon College's facility to dowulink the national telecon- ference is funded by the Perkins Vocational and Technical Educa- tion _ _A_ct. ................ A M ms kn-,. on Marc LS. .......................... as the outstanding . chemistry student was is the daughter of of White Deer and H of Clarendon. active member of the College Drama Club. named to the Dean's last fall with a 3.67 and is major- Who00 Lyn Carnfine, daughter Amanda and Jay R. Was born on February 19, Montana. Kodi pounds, 5 ounces. are Connee and of Clarendon, ' and Paul Mayo of on, Mt. Great Juanita McAnear Loyd and Thelma Mt. and Meg b of Roundup, Mt. PRIEST-from p. 1. Burke, 53, was born 22, 1940 in Waterford, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick came to the United 1973 and was a deacon at Church in Amarillo. He to priesthood by M. DeFalco at 4, 1975. will continue to be at 9:30 am. MR. & MRS. CHARLES BLACKBURN Breeze" Frozen Yogurt Treat Non-fat, cholesterol-free frozen yogurt with your choice of fruit or nuts. The Clarenbon ews Sign-up Dates For Farm Program Set Drew Thornbe+, Donely County Executive Director of the ASCS, said the sign-up period for producers wishing to participate in the 1994 production adjustment and price support programs will be March 1 through April 29, at the ASCS county office. Sign-up will be by appoint- ment again this year. Please call as soon as possible for your appointment. Thornberry also announced the estimated deficiency payment rates for the 1994 wheat, feed grains and upland cotton. These estimated rates are the minimum guaranteed rates for producers who choose the 0W,5 or 50 provisions of the wheat, feed grains and cotton progranL Thornberry said 50% of advance payments will be made available to producers at sign-up. Estimated Deficiency Rate ACR Requirement Wheat $0.85/bu 0 Grain Sorghum $0.46/bu 0 Corn $0.40/bu 0 Upland Cotton $12.90 cents/lb. 11% Higher loan rates were announced for 1994 crops to provide producers with greater opportunities to finance their farming operations. The 1994 higher loan rates are for: Wheat $2.58/bu Corn $1.89/bu Grain Sorghum $1.80/bu A new feature in this year's program provisions is use of the Secretary's discretionary authority to permit the planting of 12 ex- perimental and industrial crops on acreage otherwise idled under the 1/85 provisions of these programs. The use of this discretionary authority to allow the planting of these 12 crops will provide poten- tially new markets and income op- portunities for producers without competing with traditional com- modifies for feed or food use. The ASCS has a list of the 12 crops that may be planted. For more infor- mation, contact the ASCS office. Blizzard' Flavor Treat 130" soft serve mixed with your favodte candy, fruit or nuts. Page 3 Anniversary Celebrated M r and Mrs. Charles Black- burn, Sr. were honored on the occasion of the fiftieth anniver- sary of their marriage with a recep- tion at the Clarendon Masonic Lodge Dining Hall on February 26, 1994. Charles Blackburn and Gladys Hardin were wed in Good- night, March 2,1944, and have lived in Clarendon since spring of that year. Host at the anniversary reception were Mr. and Mrs. L.V. Risley of Amarillo, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spivey of Rails, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Butch) Black- burn, Jr. of Clarendon. All nine of the couple's grandchildren were in attendance and the older eight as- sisted. Guest were greeted by Taner and J.C. Blackburn, Kari and Kati Steen, and Claudette and Michael Spivey. Teresa Risley of Arlington and Michelle Risley of Austin served angel food cake, strawberries, whipped topping, vegetables and dip, nuts, mints, fruit punch, and coffee. Gold and white floral arran- gements and golden ribbons on crystal bells decorated the recep- tion hall. Honorees and guests visited and enjoyed examining old family photos as tapes of forties hits provided background music. The function was well-attended by local and out-of-town friends and rela- tives.-. _../ Clarendon , C ttp' Antiq e s ues 00ngli00b, 00t0tti00b anb 00meritan Jurniture //garbre. uffet. ][all gret Also Depression Gloss, Pottery & Much More 107 S. Keamey, Clarendon On Sale at Dai U Queen" March 7-20, 1994 41. TM Am. D.Q. Corp. OTx. D.Q. Of>. Coun. At participating Da/ry Queen stores. Come In And Ask Eddy About This Big Event.* : ! {. Bring In This Coupon! : [ : Furniture & Appliances I 214 S. Kearney 874-3412 I Because Farmers and Ag-Related Businesses are so important to Clarendon, they're important to us. .+ o Farming and Ag-Related Businesses are a major part of the Donley County economy. Therefore they are important to the First Bank and Trust. (ver the years, the bank has made hundreds of loans to cat- tlemen, cotton growers, suppliers and other rural enterprises. We are committed to the Clarendon area. We welcome area producers and business people to come by and visit. Together we can make this community grow ...... FIRST B00nlq 00'lr'RUST OF CLARENDON rldl iitpollO iitl.N It l I it,itt FDI00