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Longview News-Journal from Longview, Texas • Page 18

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Entertainment 6B Friday, July 7, 2000, Longview News-Journal TCI to, 6 Jaws' author: Save the sharks a eradicate 400 million years of evolution." To help protect the shark, Benchley and the international conservation organization Wil-dAid are calling for an immediate ban on shark tinning practices where the fins are cut off and the rest of the shark is thrown back into the sea, to drown or bleed to death. Benchley related how he had been appalled to witness graveyards of hundreds of sharks without fins on the sea bed. "Sharks are nature at its most perfect the most beautiful thing in the water you can imagine," he said. ft it i Pam Reagh, Gary Denson, Willie Edwaass, Dan Bothken, Jeff Wil-lard, Robert Mauldin and Claire Whitlock at 8 p.m. Saturday, Opry House, 108 E.

Commerce St. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $2 for children 6 to 1 2, and children younger than 6 are admitted free. Reservations: 845-3600. Gladewater: The Gospel Jubilee will feature Tammy Cleaven, New Dawning, For His Glory, Treva Wilcox and Gena Carroll at 8 tonight, Opry House, 1 08 E. Commerce St.

Information: 734- RoofingHail 20yr3tab 25 yr Laminated (903)236-3462 Longview Jaycees l.iwj TIRADES DAYS BUY SELL TRADE ANTIQUES FINE JEWELRY ODDS ENDS TRINKETS ARTS CRAFTS 2nd FULL SATURDAY SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH HOURS: SATURDAY, 8-5 SUNDAY 10-4 JULY 8 9 GREGG COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS LONGVIEW, TEXAS INSIDE OUTSIDE SPACES Courtesy photo sing Saturday at Six Flags Over Courtesy photo Saturday at the Bluegrass Pickin' 4 Courtesy photo perform Saturday at the Bluegrass V. "Nature makes so few of them because they are so powerful anciJ' effective. Fish have hundreds millions of eggs, but sharks do not breed until they are 20 anrJ cannot sustain the losses." The odds of dying from a shark attack are less than being run over on a beach or killed by lights'-ning, he said. Sharks kill only people a year. 'ui' Demand for shark fins has soared in southeast Asia, where v-consumption is seen as a symbol.

Shark fin soup is oftefi served at weddings and businesjH lunches and can cost $30 to $90 Hong Kong restaurants. 4 4444. Mount Pleasant: Pleasant Jamboree 7:30 p.m. Saturday, featuring Mike Betts, Randy ss, Catherine Raney, Heather Hit gins, Billy Aughtry, Lauren Syndeiv. Jacque Freeze, Hal Roper, Roy Key and the Pleasant Jamboree.

2 Band; 112 E. Third St. Tickets: $61j adults, $5 seniors, $4 students. io Information: 572-8112. 'S-v-i Carthage: Country Music Hayn-il ride will feature Heinz 57 at 7 Saturday at the Esquire Theater,' 1 16 W.

Sabine St.Admission is $3s? Information: 693-2462. A Damage Specialist $75.00 Per Sq. $95.00 Per Sq. Plenty of References VI THE PUBLIC gathering system within the city 'limits of PIPELINE MARKERS I CASINO VENT WOOD FURNITURE ,4 everything! ON SALE JOIN US FOR HUGE The EAST TEXAS' SOURCE FOR IT ARIEAL MARKER Welch Mountain Boys to perform in Lone Star LONE STAR The Welch Mountain Boys of Broken Bow, will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Blue-grass Pickin' Dace, Old Union Hall in Lone Star.

Other performers will include the Pineywoods Pickers from Longview and Shiloh Express from Jefferson. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted. Prizes and refreshments will be included. For information, call 656-2358. Present and future stirs take Gilmer center stage GILMER "Stars That Are Stars That Will Be" will be presented at 8 tonight at the Gilmer Civic Center.

Special guest Ernie Ashworth has been a Grand Ole Opry star for 36 years. Other entertainers include Country Magic, Bunnie Mills and Sheryl Lee, Jolie Holliday, Mike Hanlon, Ann Lee, Justin Beard, Tom Cunningham, Anna Marie Frantz, Tim Means, Bob Shaw and Rick Russell. 1 Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $7 for children under 12. For information, call 734-7781. Overton Bluegrass festival unfolds tonight, Saturday I OVERTON The 12th Annual Overton Bluegrass Music Festival will be held tonight and Saturday at the City Park in Overton.

i The Gospel Music Night will be held from 6 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. tonight and will feature the East Mountain Bluegrass Gospel Band, Hickory Hill and The Isaacs. The lineup will also include The Hankins Family, The McLain Brothers Band and The Red River Valley Bluegrass Band. The Bluegrass Festival will be held from 11:45 a.m.

to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and will feature J.D. Crowe and The New South, The Whites, Pam Gadd, The McLains and Billy Joe Foster and Special Edition. Others performing will include East Mountain Bluegrass Gospel Band, Hickory Hill and Red River Valley Bluegrass Band. Workshops for banjo, guitar, fiddle, songwriting and dobrb will be held July 8 in the Community Building and are free with a Saturday or two-day festival pass.

In conjunction with the festival, an arts and crafts fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. both days in downtown Overton. Food drink concessions will be available. Tickets are $10 for today, $15 for Saturday and $20 for a two-day pass.

Children under 16 will be admitted free with an adult. Students are admitted for half price. For information, call 834-3171. Alabama to perform Saturday at Six Flags ARLINGTON Six Flags Over Texas will present summer concerts that include contemporary country act Alabama performing Saturday. Other concerts lined up for the summer are Nickelodeon's All That Music and More Festival with LFO, BWitched, and Blaque to be held July 15.

Contemporary Christian groups Delirious and Sonic Flood will perform July 20 with the Newsboys and Third Day performing July 21. Steven Curtis of three consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Pop Contemporary Gospel Album, will perform July 22. The series ends with Kirk Franklin and NU Nation performing July 29. i All concerts are held at 8 p.m. at the Six Flags Over Texas tamo Monwni's and.

SAVR nbuy One Lunch Entree at I Regular Price Get One For 12 POICE otiurli Italian Cafe Grocery i I Scripps Howard News Service LONDON The man who made a fortune demonizing sharks, Peter Benchley, the author of "Jaws," launched a global campaign to protect the fish Thursday. Humans kill 100 million sharks a year, and some species are in danger of. extinction, he said. "In the 25 years since 'Jaws' was first released, sharks have experienced an unprecedented and uncontrolled attack," said Benchley. "Some shark species have been reduced by 90 percent.

We must not allow just one generation of humanity to needlessly Here are the regularly scheduled entertainment events avail- able in the area this weekend: Longview: Country and West-em dance 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Senior Recreation Center, 814 S. Green St. Admission: $3.50.

Information: 236-7880. Gladewater: Dance 7:30 to 1 0:30 tonight, American Legion Post 281 on Rodeo Grounds off U.S. 80. Band: Country Express. Information: 845-5135.

Gladewater: Saturday Night Opry will feature Jessica Majors, Alana Sammarco, Kyle Edwards, Upcoming events at area restaurants and clubs: Bud's, 300 Spur 63, Longview; The Clays, 9 tonight, no cover, and the Voodudes, 9 p.m. Saturday, cover charge; Jam Night 8 p.m. Sunday, no cover. 236-4979. McCann Street Grill, Long-view; the Best Karaoke in East Texas, 8:30 tonight and Saturday.

No cover. 757-6082. Leon's Bar Grill, 21 12 S. Eastman Road, Longview; Borderline, 9 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m.; Jam Session 7 p.m.

Wednesday. 753-9415. The Brewery Pub, 1401 W. Cotton, Longview; 6 p.m. tonight.

No cover. 753-2409. TV star turns down award S.C. (AP) "All My Children" star Ruth Warrick says she- can't accept a lifetime achievement award in a state that still flies the Confederate flag. Warrick, 85, was supposed to receive the award July 16 from the South Carolina Arts Commis-' sion.

But she said she 'had to decline the award because a new Confederate flag went up on Statehouse grounds Saturday as part of the compromise to bring down the flag from the Capitol dome. "In my view this was no compromise," Warrick said this week. "It was a deliberate affront to the African-Americans who see it as a sign of oppression and hate." the Miracle Man" United Methodist Church July 11, 12, 13 a.m, Registration' PLAZA 2519 JUDSON RD LONGVIEW NOTICE TO Ponderosa Gathering LLC. operates a natural gas permanent marKers nave Deen installed along me pipeline system lor identification, it you plan to do any type of digging in the vicinity of one of our pipelines located by these markers, please contact Ponderosa Gathering LLC. at 903-758-9350.

Ponderosa Gathering LLC. willl promptly arrange an on-site meeting with the excavator and will provide temporary marking of the location of the pipeline facilities. If necessary, Ponderosa Gathering LLC. will witness the excavation activity. IDENTIFYING OROUNO MARKER GROUND MARKER Country music group Alabama will Texas in Arlington.

Welch Mountain Boys will be featured Place in Lone Starr. J. D. Crowe and the New South will Music Festival in Overton. Music Mill Amphitheatre.

Tickets are $5 plus park admission for each show and $8 for Alabama. For information, call (817) 640-8900. Six Flags AstroWorld schedules Joy Fest event HOUSTON Six Flags Astro-World will host Joy Fest, one of the largest contemporary Christian events in Texas at 7 p.m. July 21 and 22 at the Coca-Cola Southern Star Amphitheater. Headliner-s for July 2 1 will be Christian pop band Delirious performing hits from their latest album, Headlining July 22 will be the Newsboys, with Third Day as the opening act.

Concert tickets are $7, For information and tickets, call (281) 446-5725. Fnm Fine Food! Money, too! Buy One Dinner Entree at Regular Trice uet One Jror 13 PRICE EXP1KKS 7HlOO 21 K. Marshall (Corner llwy HO Circuit Cull 23G-H54 1 'A I 1 I I I HOW TO RECOGNIZE A HAZARDOUS GAS OR LIQUID LEAK: Natural gas cannot be seen and normally cannot be smelled, although some gas Is odorized. Gas leaks may still be detected by one of the following indications on or near the pipeline right-of-way: A blowing or hissing sound 'Dead vegetation Oust blowing from a hole in the ground Abnormally dry or hardened soil Continuous bubbling in wet or flooded areas A gaseous or hydrocarbon ordor IF YOU SUSPECT A HAZARDOUS GAS OR LIQUID LEAK: VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Immediately shut down any potential source of ignition such as machinery or equipment and leave the area; DO NOT attempt to re-enter area to shut down potential ignition sources. Evacuate the area and prevent unsuspecting people from entering.

Call Ponderosa Gathering LLC. a 903-758-9350 (call 24 hours a day) immediately to report the suspected leak. If necessary, contact local fire and sheriff departments for assistance. DO NOT attempt to operate any valves on the pipeline or faciliteis or extinguish fire. Anyone observing any activitiy on or around Ponderosa Gathering LLC's pipeline facilities which could potentially affect the pipeline's integrity or the safety of the public is requested to call Ponderosa Gathering LLC, at 903-758-9350 24 hours a day.

If there are any questions or concerns regarding Ponderosa Gathering LLC's pipelines, please call 903-758-' 9350. Ponderosa Gathering LLC wants to be a good neighbor in the community. Ponderosa Gathering LLC. P.O. Box 2643 Longview, Texas 75606 Telephone: 903-7S8-935O "Jesus, Wesley-McCabe 8:45 9 Irl'L.

III -t Visit the carpenter's shop or make bread with the baker, Learn about Jesus and the life of Bible times. Early registration Saturday, July 8-10 a.m.-l 2 noon wmm BJLELE nwriHISHED MOVING SALE' 1410 McCann Road rv 'T9 SOLID IfirilJ-ifrtrV I WOOD FURNITURE $12 zoo WHERE ASSi NAME BRANDS COST $12.99 OR LESS Longview, Texas' in i lane uhi wrnere m-icuniefs-r." NORTH LOOP.

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