The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on November 27, 1975 · Page 4
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 4

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, November 27, 1975
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New house is special in more fhcrn one way FREEPOItT - A new house is under construction here in the 1600 block of West Ninth Street. The casual observer probably has noticed tittle, if anything, out of the ordinary about it. But to quite a number of people it is a very special house. First, it is being built by boys in the building trade class of the Brazosport Independent School District Area Vocational School. And secondly, it represents an addition to the training offered by the school that was a long sought goal of the Vocational Advisory Committee currently chaired by Harry N. Edwards. Early this year, after Edwards presented his report from the advisory committee, IHSD Board President Dr. Gerald Ferryman asked that provisions for addition of building trade training be given top priority. When it was approved for the 1975-76 school year, the first step was construction of a building on the Brazosport High School campus where the vocational school is located. The shell was built by THE BRMOSPORT FACTS FREE POST. TEXAS. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER ». »'\ Fri. & Sat. Group of ULTRA SUEDE NAVY AND FAWN SEPARATES NEW HOLIDAY MERCHANDISE! Groups of New Shipment u( STAKVKS4 TDK SOCKS VILLAGE SHOP Brazosport Shopping village PRE-HOLIDAY professionals, but the interior is being finished by the students. Bill Nelson, a man who has been building houses for about 25 years, was employed by the school district as the instructor. There are 30 boys in the class which is divided into two, three hour sessions. There are 15 students assigned to the morning group and 15 to the afternoon class. "In the first year," Nelson said, "these boys are being introduced to the entire spectrum of building from the plans and necessary permits to final completion " The second year of the two-year training should provide the students with some opportunity to "specialize a little." Nelson added. A detached garage with commode was built first on the Ninth Street lot in order to provide a storage facility for material and tools. Slabs were poured by the students, but a professional was hired to do the finishing As the studenU worked framing the three- bedroom, two-bath house, Nelson gave personal attention to each of the boys as he described the project. The house is to be brick veneer. It will have 1,784- square-feet of living area plus the 24 x 26-foot detached garage. Students are to do all of the construction - this includes wiring, plumbing and finishing However, the instructor said, a professional in each of the respective fields will be employed to supervise the work. "In this way." Nelson commented, "the buyer can be assured that every step in construction of the house is top-grade." He added that they are complying with the Southern Building Code in every way. At various stages, Frecport Code Enforcement Officer W I Edwards will inspect the structure for professional installation. Another point made by the building trades in- Something Special for Christmas?? See VIckFs Handcrahed Jewelry at Girouard's SALE STARTS FRIDAY 28 FALL COLLECTION 25% OFF LADIES •CONNIE •JACQUELINE •VOGUE •POCOS •MISS CAPEZIO REG. to *28,00 NOW to $ 2I 00 MEN'S 9 •MANLY I »FREEMAN REG. '24.00 to '45°° NOW $ I8°° «<> Shoe Bollery 86 LACK'S CENTER structor is the fact thai vocational schools arc governed by federal and state guidelines as well as those set forth by the school district. "These boys won't be finished journeymen when they complete the two-year course " Nelson pm- prmsized, "but they will have been exposed to Die entire process of house construction " He went on to say that not all of the students will follow any of the professions but observed that "a number are looking for a profession." The veteran in the building trade said he believed those completing the full two years training will be capable of doing work "somewhere between a helper and a journeyman," \s CHI.rut \ntts* m:ui M.U>>. M [«: uj> <>•«• >*j!i*f wdl!» vt Site Jhtrr t»'t.lfix<«!', 'f'4*.i<nr. Mu» lt'.-» mat tAJii'; tta* T'« KriXf. \m(\ llwinr) ArafrfV-ft .':••<! I'.itil fljrfw? 'Atfa'-l hi'nsm-r » «!«!*• iVao s«-Jf«"!u KR-\,MIN«i IN A WINDOW is the particular phase of operation claiming (he attention of David Shilling, left, and Bruce Hall Tro> Menrv vkith hiii back In \hf is measuring another ( lumber for the framing of Kv ruing* latonrr Driving (,1mi II' Jrv»rlrv llotr* Both Vrrrw*orir» I'rnry (loth s li M nn iru rr Srt» ,_ „_ J ** .,, (,» Kitlhrrinr (iniv B«th Snip •\loiniirnt mui Crrfmnr Botllr* ** I J i a w»^ no-w bur t hr^ttjn^i — Frrr (jifi Wrnp— 2!? A Parting Way 2974541 lake Jackaon Two charged with burglary Two men were charged with burglary after a Bailey's Prairie woman shot tuic«' il it ntitn fleeing from her residence on KM »<!i .ii^mt I ID p m. Tuesday. Mrs. Mary Warrick of Bailey's Prairie reported the burglary of her residence to Urazona County Sheriff's Department at 3:'iH p.m. Mrs Wurrick told officers she answered a knock on her back door a few minutes earlier and had gone into the yard to talk to a young man there, according to Sheriff's Lt. Gene Smith. Lt. Smith said Mrs. Warrick heard a noise at Announcing 3 New tine* ol quality decorator Urapi. Compliment! decor. Floor lamps, accent, •wag, «nd table lamp* la itylet *nd colon. Special order* invited, t the front of her JKIUSC and looked around the corner to M* a rnun running out of the house Shf then got a pistol ami -itvot at I he man as h* fled acnwk* a field, he said When Mrs Warrick called the Sheriff's office she gave a description of the man as wearing a blue cap, while ^.hirt and blue jeans Lt Smith !«iid he picked up a man on lh« highway who fit that description and recovered six rings, three billfolds and a jewelry box A front window of Mrs Warnck's residence had been broken out to gain entry, Lt Smith said He added this was the fourth time her residence had been burglarized in the past year, with the most recent about six weeks ago. William Thomas Ken nelly, 23, of Clute and Ronnie McCreary, 22, of 2001 Brazosport Blvd., Freeport, woro charged before Justice of the Peace A. L. Lee with burglary and bond lor wh was set at C'HlblSUOn.lNK un*> tu VU/MI IH-4>M turn*/ MT ultiwM Wee/i ifi -rtmcncana HKI) WHHK U W.l'K ( (i.Mf)u LORRNNE MINI HObK SHOUT SJ.KKI'KH S->t L'-*••* ** '/-irf " >M '»- '•"«' 1. V.I Ir^ig >.' «•'*• -f.« »-rff. Iftt f<lV ,, »,.,,^,j. . !«,',,-, b(,'w #"'^ n '~tmil (^itf«i; .«• -i • •. !M» '. 'V a- « CHARGE IT! ^S«*4**»*WV

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