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..... @iL ~iE!iiΈ" The Clarendon Enterprise • July 2, 2015 4-H member wins scholarship Kati Adams of Hedley has won a $10,000 Ft. Worth Stock Show Syndicate in memory of James M. Norman Memorial Scholarship. Adams, a member of Donley 4-H, plans to attend Clarendon College. More than 55,000 Texas youth are members of 4-H community clubs in the state. The program, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, prepares youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, through educational experiences in leadership, citizenship and life skills. Pictured in photo left to right is: Blair Norman, Kati Adams, and Bill Poteet. COURTESY PHOTO :enslon ur COLLEGE STATION - Some outdoor grilling firethe reach of children and away from Besides fireworks, nothing says the safety tips offered by AgriLife heat sources; Fourth of July like a cookout. To Extension and the National Fire Pro- Never leaving the grill unat- help Texans declare independence tection Association include: tended once the fire has been lit; from fires and other mishaps related Setting up the grill on a con- Not attempting to move a hot to outdoor grilling, a Texas A&M ' crete surface or on ground where grill; AgriLife Extension Service expert grass and vegetation in the area are Keeping a multi-purpose fire has offered some advice, trimmed and there are no dry leaves, extinguisher within reach; "It's extremely important that brush, mulch piles or other combus- Using flame-retardant mitts people take extra care if planning tibles nearby; and grilling tools with long handles to grill outdoors, especially in open Placing the grill in an open area instead of household forks or short- areas," said Dr. Joyce Cavanagh, away from deck railings, eaves and handled tongs; AgriLife Extension specialist in overhanging branches or other com- When finished grilling, letting family' development and resource bustible surfaces; the coals completely cool before dis- management, College Station. If using a gas grill, checking for posing, and use a metal container for "Three out of four households have leaks and make sure hose connec- disposal; an outdoor grill, and cookouts are a tions are tight; and If using a liquid propane favorite activity during the Fourth of Placing the grill at least 10 feet grill, taking extreme caution and July holiday weekend." away from your house or building, always follow manufacturer recom- Data from the National Fire and do not grill in a garage or under mendations for connecting or dis- Protection Association shows each a carport or other surface that might connecting the tank. year an average of 8,800 home fires catch fire; "We want people to be safe are started as a result of grilling, and Keeping young children and during their Fourth of July holiday close to half of all injuries involving pets at least three feet fromthe grill; cookout, and following these tips grills are due to thermal bums. And Removing any grease: or fat on grilling safety can minimize the while nearly half of the people who buildup from the grill and/or in the chance of starting a fire," Cavanagh grill do so throughout the year, July trays below the grill; said. is the peak month for this activity. Keeping charcoal fluid out of City continues work on solvin drainage issues City representatives continue to ogy study of the area and is expected retain qualified employees. work on solving drainage issues on to bring recommendations to the Public Works Director John Third Street following last week's council in July. Molder spoke in favor of the new meeting of the Clarendon City Coun- In other city business last week, scale. cil, June 25. Engineer Clayton Scales aldermen approved resolutions for a "This gives employees a chance reported that surveys have found downtown revitalization grant. The and an incentive to improve them- that Third Street between Bugbee resolutions do not commit the city to selves and lift themselves by their Avenue and Koogle Street is the pri- applying for the grant, which is due own bootstraps," Molder said. mary waterway that drains about 60 this fall, but are a necessary step if Dockery also said the pay scale acres on the west side of the city, and the city later decides to pursue this is the beginning of encouraging city he said there was virtually no way to opportunity, employees to be better workers for design the street for it to carry the The council also approved a the citizens. capacity of a 100-year storm, certification pay scale as presented In his administrator's report, Scales does have ideas for by City Administrator David Dock- Dockery said Lance Ford had improving drainage for smaller ery. The pay scale provides incen- been promoted from the seasonal storms, such as the heavy rains that tives to city employees who get park attendant to a full time utility hit the city this spring. He's waiting additional certifications and licenses employee and that Gregory Price is on final information from a hydrol- for their jobs and is designed to help now the attendant for Prospect Park. Forest Service urges fireworks caution COLLEGE STATION - It'sdecrease wildfire potential, it has that time of year when fireworks produced a lot of tall grass across the stands open and big plans are made state this summer. It's best to play it for the July 4th holiday. If fireworks, safe and avoid these areas if possible grilling or hanging out by a campfire for your fireworks fun; especially are part of your celebration this year, when using aerials," Tom Spencer, Texas A&M Forest Service urges TFS predictive services department caution, head said. "According to the National Fire Fireworks safety tips: Protection Association, July 4th has Read and follow all warnings the most fires reported than on any and instruction labels on fireworks; other day and fireworks account for Use fireworks only under close two out of five of those fires, more adult supervision and in safe areas than any other cause of fire," TFS away from structures, dry grass and Wildland Urban Interface Depart- brush; ment Head Bruce Woods said. Keep,a hose, bucket of water Due to the recent rains in May and wet towels nearby in case of a and June the potential for wildfire malfunction or fire; has decreased across much of the Dispose of used fireworks in a state. However, TFS encourages bucket of water; everyone to use caution and stay safe and Never ignite fireworks in a this Independence Day. container, especially a glass or metal "Though the rains have helped container. Donley County Subscription: $3o/yr. ,/: Out of County Subscription: $40 yr. Out of State Subscription: $45/yr. For corrections or additions call :he Enter )rise at: Enterprise-D Subscription: $15/yr. Call 874-2259 for more information fo f4e Ytnn.a[,Yainb' tood Ce/e&afion & deo/ Must have coupon us 287WEST • CLARENDON CHURCH CF CHRIST L- m illm m m m m ibm m m m J 300 S. CARHART • 874-2495 • MINISTER: CHRIS MOORE IHDEPEHBEHCE BAY SUN. BIBLE CLASS 9:30 A,M, ° SUN. SERVICE: lO:30 A,M SUN, 6 P.M, * WED.: 7 P.M. CHURCH OF NAZARENE 209 S. HAWLEY • 874-2321 , PA~;TOR: BILL HODGES SUN, SCHOOL: 9:30 A.M. • SUN SERVICE: 10;30 A.M. SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. ° WED.: 7 P.M. COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH 12148 FM 2162 • 874-0963 PASTOR: LARRY CAPRANICA SUN; SCHOOL: 10 A.M. , SUN. SERVICE: 11 A.M. SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. * WED. COMMUNITY KIDZ 5:30 P.M WED. ADULT BIBLE STUDY: 6 RM. RRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 120E.THIRDST. • PASTOR:DARRELLBURTON SUNDAY SERVICE: 5 P.M. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 4TH ST. & HWY. 70 SOUTH * PASTOR: MATTHEW STIDHAM SUN. SCHOOL: 9:45 A.M. ° SUN. SERVICE: 10:40 A.M. SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. ° WED. YOUTH: 6:15 P.M. WED. BIBLE STUDY: 7 P.M. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 300 BUGBEEAVE. • 874-3833 • REV. LANCE WOOD SUN. SCHOOL: 9:45 A.M. • suN. SERVICE: 10:55 A.M. SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. o KID'S ACTIVITIES: WED. 6 P.M. YOUTH STUDY: WED. 7 P.M. COLLEGE MINISTRY: WED. 9 P.M. RRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FOURTH & PARKS • LAY PASTOR: NANCY RUSS FELLOWSHIP: 10:30 A.M. SUN. SERVICE: 11 A.M. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 420 S. JEFFERSON • 874-3667 • PASTOR KIRK WATSON SUN. SERVICE: 9:45 A.M. ° SUN. SCHOOL: 11 A.M. JESUS NAMEAPOSTOMC CHURCH 720 E. MONTGOMERY ° 205-1149 " REV. 874-2078 REV. CALVIN BURROW SUN. SERVICES: 3 P.M. ° WED.: 7 P.M. BODY OF CHRIST MINISTRIES: 501 S. MCCLELLAND ° PASTOR: R.W. ELLERBROOK SATURDAY: 6 P.M. • SUNDAY DISCIPLESHIP CLASS: 9:30 A.M. SUN.: 10:30 A.M. * SUN. LIFE GROUP: 4:30 P.M. WED.: 6:30 P.M, CHRIST'S KIDS OUTREACH MINISTRY: 416 S. KEARNEY " JANET & STEVE CARTER • 874-2007 SUN. BREAKFAST 9:30 A.M. • SUN. PRAISE & WORSHIP 10 A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10:30 A.M. ° WED.: 5 P.M. ST, JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 301S. PARKS ST. ° 874-2511 • REV, JIMAVENI SECOND SUNDAY SERVICE: 11 A.M. ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH MONTGOMERY & MCCLELLAND ~';; : '1 ~'t~,;'V"Y FR. AROKIA RAJ SAMALA. . ~ ~ ~ SUN. MASS 11 A.M. ~.~,~ ~i~iP,~L ~: : ST, STEPHENS BAPTIST CHURCH 300 N. JEFFERSON ST. ° PASTOR; ROY WILLIAMS SUN, SCHOOL: 10 A.M, " SUN. SERVICE: 11:15 A.M. WED.: 7 P.M. (WEATHER PERMITI1NG) TRUE CHURCH OF GOD & CHRIST 301 N. JEFFERSON ° ST. PASTOR: JEFF RILES SUN. SCHOOL: 10 A.M. ° SUN. SERVICE: 11:15 A.M. WED.: 7 P.M. FIEDLE! CHURCH OF CHRIST 110 E. SECOND ST. ", MINISTER: BRIGHT NEWHOUSE SUN, BIBLECLASS: 10 A.M. ° SUN. SERVICE: 11 A.M. SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. • WED.: 7:30 P.M. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 200 N. MAIN ST. * PASTOR: RUSTY EARLY SUN, SERVICE: 9:00 A.M, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 210 N. MAIN ST. • 856-5980 • PASTOR: BRUCE NOWAR[ SUN, SCHOOL: IOA.M. • SUN.: llA,M.&6P.M. WED.: 7 P.M. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 235 RICK HUSBAND BLVD. • 874-3326 • REV. DAVE STOUT SUN. SCHOOL: 10 A.M. ° SUN: SERVICE: 10:45 A.M. SUN, EVENING: 6 P,M. ° WED.: 6 P.M. OLD PATHS PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH HEREFORD LANE AT HWY 70 • 673-1770 3RD SUNDAYS - DON MARTIN ° 4TH SUNDAYS - DON WATSON SERVICES: 10:30 A.M. WIARTIM MARTIN BAPTIST CHURCH " US287W ~ ~ SUN. SCHOOL: 10 A.M. ° SUN. SERVICE: 11 A.M. SUN. EVENING~ 6 RM. • WED.: 7 P.M. Ill I BRICE DELIVERANCE TABERNACLE PASTOR: LOUIS BENNETT I SUNDAY: 9:45 A.M. • SUN. EVENING: 6 P.M. WED.: 6 P.M. M.Matthew Halsey, DVM