Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 1, 1973 · Page 21
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 21

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 1, 1973
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Reader-Service Columns Now Popular On Radio And TV A By B|l,l, O'SHEA Auucliled Prwn Writer , Action Una" reader-service coIumtiH-by now popular and elective features In newspapers around .the country --are spreading to radio and television In tiio ago of con- sdmcdsm. , The clout of the media gets results for consumers frustrated by big business, big government, snurled computers und customers' own Ignorance of available services. "Basically companies and government agencies don't like their errors known, so they correct them when we call theni to ttielr attention," Steve Guerber says or the "Action Post" column he edits In the Idaho Statesman. Many newspapers began action lines in tbe igfiO's, and positive reader response' has prompted expanded coverage. Bentonville High Honor Roll Released BENTONVILLE -- The honor roll at Bentonville High School has been released by school officials. Students attaining an all A- averuge are Becky Allshury, Mike Armstrong, Steve Bailey, Jane Chamber, Sandra King, Sue Ann Shub and Linda Van Poucke, seniors. Sandra Frierson, Missy Gocio. Carol Walters and Kathy Weaver, juniors. Brenda Chenowelh, Debbie Davis. Sharon Fischer, David Hornack. Terri Humbard, Diane Lane, Phillis Rakes. Sheri Towne. Leon Walden and Beverly Womack. sophomores. Other honor students were: SENIORS Cindy Allen. Handy Banks, D a n n y Bashaw, Brenda and Donna Bell, Becky Bogle, Sherry Clark Burnett, Gay Coe, Larry Crouse, Roberta Divine; Annette Gore, Martha Green, Jim Grider, Martha Hoben, Linda Jackson, Mike Landers, Julie Larson, Lisa Layman, Ross Lockhart, Joe Markey, Anita Marlin, Terry Mattingly, Marybeth Mayhall; Bonnie Coonfield, Shannan Harvey Nichols, Karen Parks, Charles P h i l l i p s , Judy Prince, S h c r y 1 Schwartz, .Jeanette Shipley, Cheryl Shores. Jeanette Shiplye, Cheryl Shores, Pam Simpson, Randy Townzen, Cindy Woodard. JUNIORS Brenda Adams. Kalhy Auslin, Preslon Barnes, R i c k Busch, Frank Cantrell, Greg Clark. Vicki Coalsori, Mary Frick, Roberl Harris, Cheryl Holloway, Rick Hood; Jerry Jones, Jeneane Keilh, Robin Lee, Lou Ann Morrison, Suzanne McCarroll, Karen McNutt, Linda Parnell, Kandy Power, Cindy Reese, Diana Station and Carl Steiger. SOPHOMORES Linda Atwood, Scott Bailey, Darrell Voulter, Lyn B u r n s, Stacy Clark, Anne Cohagan, Pauline Crone, C h r i s Dagley, Karen Forqner, Bonnie Hardiman, Sheryl Harris, Sydney Hawley, Mike Kimmel, John Noah, Rusty Nugent, Cindy Phillips, Bobby Roundtree, Diane Smilhson, Fritz Steiger, Monte Stires, Mary Teague, Doug Toaster, Scan Thornton, Ruth Tudor and Nancy Whitten. The Detroit News' "Contact 10" draws some 200 letters and 750 ihone calls a day. Jim Lycett io«ds R stuff of 11, including eight writer-researchers ana lirco secretaries. CONSUMER MATTERS Lycelt says 70 per cent of readers' complaints involve consumer matters and he feels ,he column will be around forever. " ' "No amount of consumer leg- slatlon is going to 'eliminate the hustlers, They'll always be with us. And the government will always he screwed up. We'll never eliminate that," he ;ays. Broadcast action lines have jurgconed along with consumer awareness in the past few yeiirs. In Minneapolis, WCCO -TV's 'Action News" competes with and often beats the ratings of the Tonight Show with J o h n n y Carson, according to news director Ron Handherg. The "Action 7" feature on Ihicago's WLS-TV is not quite two years old but already receives over 1,000 inquiries a w e e k . Associate producer Doamt Nadcau says she and licr staff of four try to answer each one. The Washington Evening Star-Daily News devotes abou ! 14 columns of space a week to its action line column, and fc;i turc editor Daniel Poole esti males it costs at least $60,000 $70,000 a year. Not everyone likes the aclion line concept. The Atlanla Con stilution recently discontinuer it after three years, concluding that it was answering the same questions and the same people over and over again. Rabies Vaccine Clinks Listed BENTTONVILLB - The Benon County rabies vaccination clinics will atari March 2 and continue through March 10. The clinics, sponsored by the Benton County Health Department, are held each your to rbvlde residents an opportunity o obtain vaccinations' for pots. Licensed veterinarians wll administer the vaccination line a charge of $2 will be made. The schedule for clinics Is; FRIDAY, MARCH 2 Sleepy Hollow Grocery, 3:30 1:30 p.m., Dr. Dunne A Thomas, veterinarian. SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Curran Warehouse, Gentry .0:30 a.m. -12 noon; H l g h f l l l , .:15 . 2 p.m.; Springtown, 2:30 3:15 p.m.. Dr. Thomas. teuton County TUESDAY, MARCH · Garflcld, 1-1:30 p.m.; Gateway, 1:45-2:15 p.m.; Avoca, 1:30-7 --p.m.; ;- Pleasant Hill Church,' 3:15-3:45 p.m. Dr. J. E,Sterling, HlwusBe, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Dr. Si K. Morrison, Ccnlorton 2:30-3:30 p.m. Vaughn, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Dr. Cl|iirlc» S.'llatfleld. .WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 l-owcll,,.( 1-1J30 p.m., Dr. Sterling; Dpculur Fire Station, 3r5 p.m.. Dr. J. Glenontanncr, THURSDAY, MARCH S Cuve . Springs, 2-3 p.m.. Healing Springs, 3-4 p.m., Dr. Morrison; Pea Ridge 2-3 p.m., Dr; · Hatfleld; Mnysville Com munlty Building 3-4 p.m., Dr. Gicucntanncr. FRIDAY, MARCH 9 Liberty Bell, -3-4 p.m., Dr Morrison; Sulphur Springs city hall, 4-0 p.m., Dr. Dlezentanner , SATURDAY MARCH 10 Griivetle Clinic. 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Dr. Glex.cntanner. · Dr. Glenn P. Corley wil vaccinate dogs at the Prairie Creek Veterinary Hospital, from Teacher Training rogram Proposed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The gl»ltlUve Joint Budget Com- ·nlttee Will sponsor a bill to cs- tabllith a program at the University of Arkansas-Pine Blufl to train teachers In the field ol special cducHtlon. The proposal also would au thorluc the state to take over about half the operating budge! of a school for the mentally re titrdcd to make it a laboratory for the teacher-training pro gram. G. W. Turner Jr. of Pino Bluff, speaker of the House proposed the bill and said 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Marcl 5-10. In case of a heavy snow thi clinic-will be held the same da; and lime a week later. Gran* WASHINGTON (AP) -- A 32,378 grant has been »p- roved for in-service IraiaLn* of lublic employes of local government, the office of Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, R Ark., said Wednesday. The money, approved by the Housing and Urban Develop ment Department, will be used by the state Department of Planning. would take $658,581 J n the ncxl two fiscal years to f u n d the program. He said more than $500,000 ol the funds would be use for the Jenkins Memorial Center a Pine Bluff, a school supportec partially with federal funds an local government funds and partially with private dona lions. TO WHILE IT'S NEWS IN M TIMfe 2587 No. College WHcN th* | We want to talk to you about Home Owners Insurance. Fayeltevllle Phone K1-711T . m. MPA Drily Htm M ckMMI M Here 3(1 Planned The Hardesty Company Tulsa, Okla., has announcec plans to construct a 194 apartment complex at 2100 N Garland Ave. The company asked Ih Fayetleville Planning Commis sion on Tuesday to approve closing two alleys near the site In a statement distributed bj Roger Hardesty, president o the Tulsa developers and builders of the project, construction will begin in March and be completed in August. T h e modern apartment complex will feature a mansard rqof line with shake ' shingles nearly to the ground. It will offer one, two and three bedroom apartments. The complex will include sauna and whirlpool baths, an exercise room, laundry, clubhouse and game room, tv room with bar, a lounging area near a swimming pool, and a p a r t y room. A p a r t m e n t interiors will feature woodburning Fireplaces and shag carpeting. M c C l e l l a n d Consulting Engineers of Fayetleville will perform preliminary site work, the company said. · At the Planning Commission meeting, Mr. and Mrs. Zara Lee Thomas said they opposed closing an alley that provides access to their home. The commission tabled the matter until the company and the Thomas' attorney reach an agreement. Tax-free income every month If this possibility interests you, sign here. NAME. ADDRESS. CITY- STATE . -ZIP_ Jo loam more about tax-lint Income mail this coupon lo: A. G. EUWARDS SONS, INC. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FLA/A FAYBTTEViLLE.. ARKANSAS 74701 PHONES 521-3200 -- 524-4630 -- 636-1510 ·Offices also In Llflle Rock ... Joncsljoro .... El Dornrio A. G. Edwards Check-a-Month Plan Is de* signed to put a tax-free check in your hands every month. 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