The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 23
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 23

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Sunday, September 22, 1968
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i*'*"'^^ COUNTY GENERAL SECTION PROGRESS '68 BRAZOSPORT FACTS ANNUAL PROGRESS AND MAIL-AWAY EDITION ,yv . SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1968 *i~-***-.i.. . ^ What is Progress? There can \»- many interpretations or opinions as tu what tin- word progress means. it can b<- a noun or it can be a verb. Webster's dictionary i;ives as one definition: "to move forward. or onward; to come alonr;," It dews not define progress as "instant trn- provi-i.'icnt or spontaneous i'rowth." Progress can U- a painful process In the same wa> tliat children sometimes suffer from what is loosel> termed "growlm; pains." In expanding and (.'rowing there are those who •at the time feel Iheyare U'iiiKhurt. But time heals wounds and tirowins; pains are forgotten when the fruits of progress start to ripen. Tin- road t<> progress can Ix.- full of detours and roadbiofl.s but fr^r those who refuse to turn back, the course is eventual!;, cleared ant! the "mo-.e forward" can continue. i ; ro"rr-ss comes with a stead;, and continued effort to reach a roal and a state of ceneral 1 n.pro'M- inent. !• ur this reason. I) razor la Count;. . has earned and Is entitled to the label "a proRressr.e It is i'.i-nerall- a^r-'ed that 1%8 Is a reconi-breal.inc >ear for most business establish- ini-tits. . .an indication «! prot'ress. Tin- educational systems ol our count;, ha'.e made \ lant strides in recent years in up- the school system ami curriculum, from el«-mentar> level to tlie college level. '!'!»• ui.it;. ili-n.oiistrate'.l 1 ;. clt;. and rount;. i D'.erhmciits on several matters of vital oiiu'i-rn is a:iothi-r ir,i!u-ati<in that pro,-ress Is ta'i.nn placi-. Tin- re Is a i:,e-.sai'i- ::i t'Ma;. 's Pr>n r*--,s Heport ll:at is r-pt-ated o-.er and n-.er tlirourli tin- ad-.i-rii.si'i.'.et.is ;i. ! . J tt.<- articles: C'lir area lm-.ii.fs-- and industrial firn.s an I local iio'.eriiments ha'.e r.,i.fi-lfiice ti.at '.ti- are iii.-.ii:! 1 furA.irl. and each i:. its own w.r. , is i-a,i.r tu sliai'f li. !»;ili!li,r. for a truer future. llns spirit of i-Mhuslas::;, pride in accomi hsln fi.ts and <-i>i:fidi-i.ce in the futur.-. made sible the p;ililishlm: of tins aM.ual I'rujTe-.^ lu-port.

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