The Paris News from Paris, Texas on December 31, 1997 · Page 16
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4B Wednesday, December -31> 1997 NATIONAL Weather The'A'ccuWeather® forecast for noon, Thursday, Jan. 1. 30$ Bands separate high temperature zones for the day. (V I COLD WARM STATIONARY €> 1998 AccuWeather. In. Pressure H L HIGH tOW EB ESI SHOWERS RAIN T-STORMS FLURRIES SNOW ICE SUNNY PL CLOUDY CLOUD Northeast Texas: Tonight, fair with a low in the mid 30s. South wind 5-10 mph. New Year's Day, increasing cloudiness with a high near 60. South wind 10-20 mph. Southeast Oklahoma: Tonight, mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. New Year's Day, increasing cloudiness and windy. Highs mid 60s. Northeast Texas: Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain or drizzle. Low near 50. Friday, mostly cloudy and windy with a slight chance of rain. High in the mid 60s. Saturday and Sunday, cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 50 to 55. Highs in the low to mid 60s. Benjamin Cole Daughtrey Benjamin Cole Daughtrey, 4 months, died quietly in his sleep Monday, Dec. 29, 1997, in Arlington. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Fortenberry and the Rev. Ray Shannon officiating. Interment will follow in Long Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-6 p.m. today. Daughtrey was born Aug. 29, 1997, in Arlington, the son of Corby and Cynthia Walker Daughtrey. Surviving are his.parents; grandparents, Freddy and Cathey Daughtrey of Paris, David and Melinda Roden of Pilot Point and Gary and Linda Walker of Livingston; great grandparents, Hazel and Leonard Doyal of Paris, the Rev. and Mrs. A.S. Neely and L.K. Walker, all of Livingston; seven aunts and uncles and two cousins. Daughtrey was preceded in death by great-grandparents Jaybo and Evelyn Daughtrey, Mrs. Jo Walker and by an uncle, Kenny Daughtrey. Serving as pallbearers will be Sonny Daughtrey and David Nowell. Southeast Oklahoma: Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows in mid 40s. Friday, mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Saturday, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs lower 60s. Sunday, a chance of rain with thunderstorms possible south. Lows upper 40s. Highs.upper 50s. Denver Pyle Denver Pyle, 77, a character actor in movies and television with strong ties to Paris, died Thursday, Dec. 25,'1997/of lung cancer at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif. Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the First Baptist Church, 315 N. Rogers St., Waxahachie. It was Pyle and his Denver Pyle's Children's Charities who annually helped sponsor the Uncle Jesse's Fishing Tournament to raise money for children in Lamar County. The 1997 tournament was his 10th in Lamar County and his children's charities had raised more than $160,000 in those 10 years. Mrs. Pyle requests memorials be made to the Denver Pyle's Children's Charities, POB 941, Paris, TX 75461. Those wishing further information may call Rick McDougall at 785-4203. James D. Hardy BOGATA — James D. Hardy, 78, of Talco, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1997, in the McCuistion Regional Medical Center of Paris. Graveside services have been scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday in the Talco Cemetery. Wood Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. Family will receive friends at their home in Talco. Hardy was bora Aug. 16, 1919, in Prescott, Ark., the son" of Henry Robert and Cynthia Addie Harris Hardy. On May 28, he married the former Patsy Ruth Smith, He was retired after 35 years of service with Exxon Company of Talco, was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Talco and was a World War II Army veteran having fought on the fields at Normandy, Hardy was an avid hunter, fisher and arrow-head collector. Surviving are his wife of Talco; his daughter and son-in- law, Gail and Thomas Shelton of Arthur City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Clint and Barbara Hardy of Camden, Ark. and Dwight and Pam Hardy of Hondo; a sister, Lorene McNeal of Uncertain; seven grandchildren, April Smith, Aaron Shelton, Amy Tucker, Tiffany Hardy, Jamie Hardy, Melissa Freeman and Denver Hardy and three great- grandchildren, Callie Tucker, Summer Freeman and Hank Freeman. James Lloyd Wheeler COOPER — James Lloyd Wheeler, 83, of Pecan Gap, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, at the St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel with Harold Harvey officiating and interment in Pecan Gap Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7*8:30'p.m. today at the funeral home. Wheeler was born March 9, 1914, in Pecan Gap. He was the son of Marshall C. Wheeler and Nora Chapman Wheeler. He was a farmer and was retired from E-Systems. He married Anna Lou Calvert May 12, 1940. He is survived by his wife; a son, Eddie Wheeler of Klondike; a daughter, Lou Ann Chancellor of Garland; two sisters, Glenna Runnels 'of Pecan Gap and Rubena Prewitt of Paris; and two grandchildren, Holly Chancellor of Garland and Margie Scott of Lewisville. Mrs. Margie Malone of Longview died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, in Good Shepard Hospital in Longview. Services are pending with Bright-Holland Funeral Home. Mrs. Lois Steel, formerly of Bogata, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, in Fort Worth. Services are pending with Wood Funeral Home, Bogata. Mrs. Minnie Florine Phillips of Paris died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997. Services are pending with Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home. 4-H program will celebrate 90th birthday Weather information for a 24-hour period ending at 8 a.m. today, courtesy of observer William B. White. Tuesday's High 64 24-hour Low 30 Overnight Low 30 At 8 a.m. Today : 31 High Last Year 62 Low Last Year 56 Record High 82 in 1952 Record Low 8 in 1983 24-hour Rainfall 0 Total Rainfall To Date 52.65 Rainfall To Date last year 54.81 Sunset Tonight 5:31 Sunrise Tomorrow 7:30 50 YEARS AGO Wednesday, Dec. 31,1947 Mrs. Anthony Shuttle was hostess for a tea at her home at the Miramar Apartments Tuesday in honor of Mrs. William C. Rogers of San Francisco, who leaves Wednesday after a holiday visit here. Mrs. Rogers is the former Miss Lena Weddington of Paris. Showing in Paris: Larry Parks and Ellen Drew in "The Swordsman" at the Grand; Bud Abbott, Lou Costello and Marjorie Main in "The Wistful t Widow of Wagon Gap" at the ' Main; the Hoosier Hot Shots in "Rose of Santa Rosa" at the Plaza; Lash Larue and Fuzzy St. John in "The Fighting Viglilantes" at the Rex; and Randolph Scott in "Trail Street" at the Lamar. Texas 4-H program will celebrate its 90th birthday during 1998. Texas 4-H enrollment totals 624,724, and this milestone will have a number of "special events" throughout the year in Lamar County and across the state. Some of the county events will be window decorating, poster contests and exhibits. Statewide events include Texas 4-H Day at the Ballpark in Arlington, Celebrating 90 Years of Youth Development and special State 4- H Roundup activities on the campus of Texas A&M University. With this in mind, I would like to make you aware of the top 10 reasons for youth to join 4-H. 1. develop skills to succeed in the workplace, 2. improve goal-setting and decision-making skills, 3. become a community leader, 4. go to 4-H "Citizen Washington Focus" or National 4-H Congress, 5..learn to care for and make decisions about the environment and animals, Courtney Osbourn County Extension Agent 6. meet kids from across the state and country, 7-. participate in numerous local, county, district, state and national contests, 8. discover how our government works, 9. teach other members and peers, and 10. have lots of fun in 4-H. All this and more is possible. Each individual uses his or her own talents to create unique experiences through the 4-H. Young people participate in 4- H through clubs, special interest groups, camps and many other activities. 4-H is the largest non-formal youth education organization in the United States. It reaches more than 5.4 million youngsters every year through its mission "to create supportive environments for culturally diverse youth and adults to reach their fullest potential." What does this mean? Youth involved in 4-H have the opportunity to develop and strengthen life skills. This includes workforce, decision- making and leadership skills, which are crucial to success in today's society. Ultimately, young people gain beneficial lifetime expericnes through 4-H and become better prepared adults. The 4-H program is open to all youth ages 9-19, regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic leve'i, religion, disability or national origin. For more information, call Courtney Osbourn at the Lamar County Extension Office, 7372443. Hoof trimming The hoof trimming will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. This is a new date and the last opportunity to get hooves trimmed before we leave for Fort Worth. Junior livestock show validation Validation'for the annual Lamar County Junior Livestock Show will be from 6-8 p.m. January 12 at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. All pigs, sheep and rabbits must be present to be tagged for the county show. This will be the only opportunity to enter animal projects in the junior livestock show. All entries must be paid at this time. Council, adult leader meeting This is our chance to get Lamar County 4-H off to a great start in 1998. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the Extension office. All council officers and members are expected to attend. Upcoming meetings All 4-H clubs will begin meeting again after the first of January. Contact your club manager or call 737-2443 for dates arid times. Thought for the day... "Of all things you wear, youra expression is most important." 25 YEARS AGO Sunday, Dec. 31,1972 On sale at Kroger: tuna, 38 cents a can; red grapefruit, $1.29 for 18 Ib. bag; rib or swiss steak, 99 cents a pound; Del Monte catsup, 22 cents a bottle and Zee paper towels, 4 rolls for $1. Registration for the spring semester at Paris Junior College will be held Jan. 8 and 9, announced Ralph W. Webb, dean of student affairs. CASH FIVE t's Teas Lottery drawing. PICK THREE * Texas Lottery (mewing. Millionaire wins lottery Associated Press WASHINGTON — A millionaire congressman from Wisconsin says his wealth had nothing to do with winning a $250,000 lottery jackpot. All it took was a $2 ticket — and the correct numbers. "I faced the same long odds that anybody does who buys lottery tickets," Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr. said Tuesday. He said he carried the winning ticket around in his billfold for nearly two weeks before going in Tuesday to claim what he thought was a $10 prize in Washington's QuickCash lottery game. "I thought I'd won 10 bucks, and (the clerk's) eyes fell out and he said, 'My friend, you've won a quarter of a million,'" Sensenbrenner said. He said he couldn't call himself a regular player of the lottery. I Crime of the Week LAMAR COUNTY CRIME STOP If Crime Stoppers receives information on this crime by Jan. 5(h, an arrest anci indictment is made of the pcrson(s) responsible, a cash reward of up to SI,000 will be paid. Considered armed and dangerous This man is wanted for 2 murders that took place in 1995. Have you seen him? Sometime during the weekend of Friday, Nov. 28th, unknown suspects entered the business lot of Camper Dan's on Highway 82 East in Reno. Once on the lot, the suspects stole a red 1995 Polaris four wheeler and trailer. This stolen four- wheeler and trailer are valued at over $9,900. Timothy Garden Wooten Age: 39 He 5'10" Wtl65 Hair black Eyes: brown Lamar County Sheriff reports the following person has registered as a 18-year-old male living on CR #44065, Powderty, convicted of sexual assault of a child. 41-year-old male living on Elizabeth Lane, Blossom, convicted of indecency with a child by contact. BkshaAnn Young Age: 32 HC S'OO" WtlOO Mr. black Byes: brown Wamed for: securing e*e- njlTon of Jocumcnl hy ChadesAQen Dill Age: 28 He 5W We 1 65 Mr brown Bye*: hazel Wanted ft*: parote viol a- Clara Mae McOrin Age; 45 Ht 5TO" WC145 Her. black Byes: brown Wanted Tor delivery or a marijuana Call (9O3) 785-TIPS or 1-8OO-252-TIPS Remember: all calls remain anonymous. You will not have to testify in court!

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