The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 27, 1986 · Page 27
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
April 27, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 27

Publication:
Location:
Baytown, Texas
Issue Date:
Sunday, April 27, 1986
Page:
Page 27
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 27 article text (OCR)

Barrios writes winning story for fiction contest Entry captures Sesquicentennial spirit THE BAYTOWN SUN Sunday. April 27, 19*6 7-C ^EDITOR'S NOTE: This is Becky Barrios' first-place entry for high school students in the Texas fiction writing contest sponsored by Epsilon Psi Chapter, Delta Gamma Gamma. • The day the news that Santa Anna wuz leadin' his army toward New Washington, the whole town changed. Nobody trusted nobody no mo' Everybody wuz 'fraid that other people wuz spies for the Mexicans. My master, Colonel Morgan, wuz away in Galveston commandin' rebel forces. They wuz fightin' for the Mexicans. Me and the rest of the Colonel's household staff wuz stayin' at his pjace while he wuz gone. Colonel Morgan comes from North Carolina and he done got lots of money from sellin' land. • Emily D. West is the younges' of Colonel Morgan's servant girls and most men think she's be the purdies* girl in town. All of the Colonel's servant girls took the las' name of Morgan. We ain't slaves or nothin', but the Colonel wanted us to, and he bin so good to us that we do anythin' to please him. Emily and me wuz friends way 'fore Santa Anna come to New Washington. After his troops arrived at the San Jacinto River. Emily started actin' diffrent. She don' hardly ever stay home and there be plenty of rumors gojn' 'round that she bin seen goin' lo that Mexican camp to see Santa Anna hisself! I don' know if I believe them rumors •bout poor Emily or not. 1 knows she's far from bein' an angel, but she ain' no traitor. She wouldn' fall for no Mexican Gener'l no matter how romantic he wuz! 1 can still 'member the day that Colonel Morgan brung Emily home. She couldn' bin a day- over fifteen. She bin livin' with that man Lorenzo de Zavala and his wife who come to Texas from Mexico. From what I hear, he wuz mighty 'potent down there in Mexico. He wuz even close friends with Santa Anna. He come to Texas after him and Santa Anna had some kinda dis'greement. Well, Colonel Morgan took a likin' to Emily right away. He be nice 'nuf to me but I ain' no lovely by no means and that chile had somethin' 'bout her that wuz diffrent. She had guts. She had a way with men that I done never hope to have. I never seed nothin' like Emily befo'. She could sure 'nuf talk her way out of or into anythin'. I wouldn' never admit it 'cause I guess I be too proud but I really admire and r'spect Emily. So when I heard the gossip 'bout Emily and Santa Anna, I don' believe it at all. I hear that Gener'l Sam Houston is on his way to attack Santa Anna's troops. It could get purdy messy from what they says. Santa Anna's army s'ppos- ed to be the stronges' army 'round. When me and Emily be goin' to town today to git Mizz Morgan's shoppin' done, some Mexican soldiers started talkin' to Emily. I didn' think nothin' of it 'cause that chile's like a magnet when there be men •round. They follow her 'round and almost wurship her like she be a god or somethin'. When she totd me how some new Mexican gener'l named Cos wuz comin' to New Washington with mo' men. I wuz puzzled 'bout how she knows that. She saw that I looked kinda s'prised 'cause she tried to make up some 'scuses. She say them soldiers wuz drunk and just told her. I don' believe her and she knows it. One night. I think it wuz April 20, Emily come to me and told me that she bin seein' Gener'l Santa Anna to get information for Gener'l Houston. She say I BECKY BARRIOS, 15, Is a 10th- grade student at Ross S. Sterling High School. She wrote this story of Emily Morgan in a class taught by Carolyn Saunders. that all them times she had snuck 'round that she be either goin' to a secret meetin' with Sam Houston or seein' Santa Anna. She even told me 'bout Santa Anna's fine clothes. She say he had carpets in his tent and a piano! 1 wuz so startled that I couldn' talk. She told me that she be leavin' Texas soon 'cause she be almos' through with her job here. On April 21, 'round four o'clock in the afternoon, plenty of commotion and gunfire broke out on the banks of the San Jacinto River. Gener'l Houston done caught Santa Anna off guard and the Texans beat up them Mexicans. I didn' see Emily that day or ever again. I just figured her job she wuz doin' for Gener'l Houston wuz done. I still hear rumors 'bout Emily. Some folks say she wuz a traitor, but I kno'ws diffrent. Emily Morgan wuz a Texan and I knows she always will be. TEXAS SESQ UICENTENNIAL PL A Y STUDENTS FROM Gentry Junior School perform celebration, their Sesquicentennial play, "Texas Hero," during the Baytown school district's Sesquicentennial (Sun staff photo by Linnea Scnlobohm) UNCLE ART'S IIGIG6IE* W HY DID THE TTWFFIC <5IGNALTO»N (?£O ^ • rn- 30 j/wfry H, e7*avf/y-> no* ©19*6U«iledF««luf.Synaic«t«.lnc 6V ART NUGENT U NCLE APT'S POZrLIMG SHOPPING LIST CHANGE ONE LETTEP IN EACH WOPD' TO SPELL THE TEN ITEMS HE IS GOING TO BUY AT THE SUPER MAPkTET UOW DO YOU n LOOK SOME- THIWS UP IN AN INDEX I NEED PAY OOTH SUM CLASSIFIED CHURCH DIRECTORY BAYTOWN-LAPORTE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH lOOJN.Pniett 424-2439 Atter Hours, 427-5151 David Manzano, Pastor SongService 9:15a.m Sabba In School 9:30 a.m. Sermon 11:00 a.m. PrayerMeeling. Wednesday ..7:30p.m. Assembly of God TRINITY TABERNACLE 1008 East Lobil JamesE Smith. Pastor Sunday School ................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ____ 8:30 ____ 10:40 a.m. Evening Worship .............. 6:00 p. m Wednesday Family Night ..... 7:Wp.m CENTRAL ASSEMBLY OF GOD 6710 Hwy 146 Rev Duane Ratcliff. Pastor 383-3136 Sunday School .............. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ............ 11:110 a. m Evening Worship .......... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Worship. .7:00 p.m. Thursday Women's Ministries . 9: 30 a.m GOSPEL LIGHT HOUSE 8218 John Martin Road 421-1168 Rev. Carrol Lansford Res 426-3873 SundaySchool ............. 9:45a,m Morning Worship .......... !l:00a.m. Children's Worship ....... ll:00am Evening Worship ......... 6:30pm Wednesday Evenings ......... 7:3«p.m FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD LN HIGHLANDS WSMagnolia ....... Office. 42fi-H>09 Fred D Campbell. Pastor Res Phone ........ ..... 126 3449 SundaySchoooi ........... 9:45am Morning Worship .......... ll:00a.m EveningService ............ 6:00p.m Youth Activities ........... 5:00p,m Wednesday Service ........ 7:00 pm NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD 401Nazro 421-3976 Sunday School Worship Worship Wednesdav .... ..9:45a.m. .10:30 am. ..6:00 p.m. ..7:00p.m. MEMORIAL ASSEMBLY OF GOD 3220 Hwy 1461 Alexander Drivel Pastors Jenkins R Woods i Sidney Woods 422-6334 Sunday School 9:45a.m. Morning Worship lll:50am. Children's Church 10:50am. Evening Worship 7:DOpm WEDNESDAY Worship4 Family Night 7:i)0p.m GARTH ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH Independent A. E.Weatherly. Pastor Sunday School ' 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 10:50 a.m Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m Wednesday Even ing 700pm 5123GartbRd. 421-5728 "The Difference is Worth the Distance" FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BAYTOWN 505 Rollingbrook Drive 427-1741 Roy A. Parker. Pastor MackE Cook, Assoc.Pastor/Education Bill Ingram. Assoc. Pastor/Music Evan Holmes. Assoc Pastor/Missions D.C Mangum. Minister of Outreach Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m Evening Worship 7:00 p.m Wed. Night Prayer Sen-ice.... 7:00 p. m. SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH MAIN LOCATION 500 East James 427-6506' Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Sen-ice II :00a.m EveningService 6:00 p.m. Youlh Choir 4:45p m WEDNESDAY Mid-Week Service 6:45 p.m. Adult Choir 7 : 3o p m. Pre-School& Children's Choir 6:00p,m VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH ISOOArcherRd 421-4862 Fundamental Independent Church Pastor. John Thompson Sunday School 9:45a.tn. Worship Service 11:00 a.m. EveningService 7:00p.m Wednesday Night 7:00p.m. Tuesday Visitalion 7:00p.m. BAYTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH 2400 SoulhHwy. 146 Pastor, M. W. Brown 422-2102 Sunday School 9:30 a.m Worship 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening 7:00 p. m. BibleStudy 7:30to8:15p.m. Wednesday Sen-Ice 7:30p,m. TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH A Southern BaptM Cbarcta 8225 Hwy. 146 3*3-3406 Earl D. Sherman, Pastor Sun. Men's Prayer Breakfast.. 8:00 a.m. RibteStudy, all ages 9:30 a.m. Morn ing Worship Service 10:40 a.m. Church Training Hour 6:00p.m. Evening Worship Service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Sludy-Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. WOOSTER BAPTIST CHURCH TOOTBayway 4J4-S55B SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship !0:50a.m. Children's Choir 6:00 p.m. Youlh Choir 6:00 p.m. Church Training 6:00pm EvenlngWwshlp 7:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY MiMtonj 6:OM:S5p.m. T*»chen Meeting 6:OM:S5p.in. A dull Choir 8:00 p.m. Ill Wednesday of Month Family Meal 7:0»-7:«p.in. Prayer Servfct 7:00-7:40p.m. PMtor, Rev. Jimmy Hedges MaXc tad Youth, Tim Timmons MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH 600 W. Sterling 127-1725 Dr. Mark Brister. Pastor Rev. Reg. Madison Minister of Music Rev.HarrellTeague Ministerof Education Rev. Stan Sullinger .Minister of Activities Randy Piatt. Youth Minister Morning Worship 10:55 a.m. Broadcast over KBUK-1360 Evening Worship ? : oo p.m. WednesdayPrayerMeeling...6:30p m A Church with a Program A Ministerwith The Message MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 501 Atlantic St Baytown EVERYONE WELCOME Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Monday Night Mission 6:00p.m. Tuesday Night Brotherhood ...7:00 p.m. Tuesday Night Male Choir 8:00 p.m. Wednesday Teachers Meeting. 7:00pm. Thursday Sr Choir Rehearsal .7:30 p.m. Sal Inspirational Choir Rehearsal 5:00p m. FIRST BAPTIST. HIGHLANDS 210 S. Magnolia 426-1551 James W Dammon. Pastor SundaySchool 9:30am. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Church Training 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Time 6:10 p.m. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 21IWE James St..Baytown John Marlar. Paslor 1407 Sherwood Dr. BaytoMn.TX. 77520 Sunday Morning Service 9'«p.m SundaySchool 10:45 . Worship Service Sunday Evening Service 6:00 p.m BibleTraining Classes 7:00 pm Worship Service Wednesday Services T:00p,m ChurchService Also includes classes for children and young people. Wed. Evening, "You are invited to worship with us. where truth is precious. BAKER ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 900 West Baker Road 427-U506 Dr Pete Freeman Sunday: SundaySchool 9:30 a.m Worship 10:45 a.m. Church Training. Teachers' Meetings & Youth Choir 6:00p.m. Worship, Mission Friends 7:00p.m. Wednesday ChurchSupper 5:30-6:30p.m. Church wide Visitation 6:00 p m Children's Choirs i- Joy Explosion 6:45p.m Prayer Meeting 7:0flp.m AdultChoir 7:30p.m Catholic ST. JOHN' THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH 800 West Baker Rd 422-5275 Rev. John R. Fcidler. Pastor MASSES Saturday 6:00 p.m. Sunday S:45t-li:15a.m. Mon. Tues. Wed. It Fri 8:00 am. HolvDay 9:00 a.m.i 7:30 p.m SCHOOL OF RELIGION Sunday 10:00 a.m..7:00 p.m Wednesday 7:00 p.m. OUR LADY OFGUADALUPE CATHOLIC CHURCH 11'24 Beech St.. Baytown Spanish Masses Sunday.8:00a.m.. 10:00a m I:30p.m. English Mass 12 noon. ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH 1907 CAROLINA Saturday Mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday Morning Masses-7:30, 9 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday Masses 12 Noon Weekdays 6 and 8a.m. Holy Day Eve Masses 6:00.8:00,6:30. pm. VlgU Mass 6:30 p.m. Eve. before 420-3588 Christian FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Disciples of Christ 201 Forrest 427-4363 Mike Weinman, Minister Church School 9:30a.m. Morning Worship 10:50 a m Youth Groups S:00p!m. Children's Choir ". .5:00 p.m. Thursday Choir Rehearsal 7:00p.m. Christian Alliance ALLIANCE BIBLE CHURCH 302 W. Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Rd 421-2150 SundaySchool 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10-55am Gospel Hour S:30p.m. WednesdayFamilyNight .....7:00p.m. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST Nevada at Michigan 422-2W6 SundayService 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30a.m. Wednesday Meeting 7:30 p.m. Childrens Room, Open All Services CHRISTIAN .SCIENCE READING ROOM . lOa.m.lo3p,m.,Mon.Wed.Fri. 316W.Te«as 422-2MS PUBLIC INVTOD SOUTH MAIN CHURCH Of CURST UOlS.Mita: 427-1M1 BlbkClanei 9:00«.m, Worship 9:&Sa,m. Evening Worship 6:60 p.m. Wednesday BlbkCUues 7:00p,m. CEDAR BAYOU CHURCH OF CHRIST 3601 N. Hwy. 146 422-2935 BihleScnool 9:00a m. Worship 9:50 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Mid-Week Service. 7:00 p. m. PRUETT tLOBIT CHURCH OF CHRIST 422-5926 SUNDAY Bible Classes, all ages 9:453 m Worship Assembly 10:40 a.m Worship Assembly 7'OOpm WEDNESDAY Ladies Bible Class 10:00 a m Bible Classes.all ages And Worship Assembly 7:00 p.m CHURCH OF CHRIST EASTSIDE 2100 Bowie School Dr 420-2415 BibleClasses 9:45 a.m. Worship Service :... 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. WednesdayBibleClasses 7:30p.m MISSOURI ST. CHURCH OF CHRIST 3400 South Hwy. 146 427-0459" BibleSchool 9:00a.m. Worship 10:00 am. Evening Worship 6:00p.m Wednesday Class 7:00 p.m TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH Rev. Robert H. Bonner i70i Vt'esl Main Worships Holy Eucharist.. U):00a.m. Children's Church 10:00 a.m. SundaySchool 9:00am. Wednesday Healing-Holy Eucharist-7:00 Wednesday Study Course 8:00p.m. . Thursday Healing Service i Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m. Thursday Bible Sludy 11:00 a.m. ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH 200 Caldwell at Robin In Lakeuood Subdivision Father JimSproal Priesl-In-Charge 424-7615 Sun. Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m. Christian Education 9:00 a.m. Weekday Morning Prayer 6:30 a.m. Wednesday Eucharist 6:30 a.m. ST. MATHIAS AMERICAN EPISCOPAL 4O2 North M ain, Baytown The Traditional Church Worship Service ll:00a.m. 1*21 Book of Common Prayer Full Gospel Charismatic MARANATHA TEMPLE 3 miles north of MO OnHwy.l«,Mon'.B«Ivieu Church Office 576-2259 Ronnie Trice, Pastor Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 7:00 p.m. Tuesday Teaching 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening 7:30 p.m. FAITH-LIFE CENTER 209 Pleasant Ave. Highlands 1 Block East of Main Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service 7:00p.m. Wednesday Evenin g Service... 7:30 p. m. 5 Fold Ministry Offered Via Satellite Pastor. Larry Raines Phone:424-5835 Interdenominational BAY TABERNACLE 3100 W. Market at Magnolia 422-6857 Rev.JoeRagsdale. Pastor-Founder SundaySchool 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening 5:30 p.m Tuesday It Friday Nights 7:00 p.m No Creed but Christ, No Law but Love No Book but the Bible ST. PAUL'S LUTHE RAN CHURCH 712Schilllng 422-9333 Lutheran REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Worship Sen-ice 10:l5a m 1200E.Lobi( 422-2207 United Methodist GRACE METHODIST Dr. Harold Pagan, Sr. Minister Rev. Max Mertz, Assoc. Minister 304 North Pruett OiurchSchool 9:30 a.r Morning Worship 10:45 a.r Youth Activities. 5:30 p.r ST. MARK'S METHODIST Rev. Jim Ross. Paslor Church School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship... 6:00 p.m. 1783 Oklahoma 427-7335 ST. PAUL'S UNITEDMETHODIST CHURCH Dr. Spurgeon M Dunnam. Pastor 7915 Bayway ..... .............. 424-7511 Church School ................ 9:45 a.m. Worship Service ............ 10:50 a.m. UMYF ........................ 5:00 p.m. VOR-LIN DAY SCHOOL MONDAY-FRIDAY. 9 to 12 __ "A FRIENDLY CHURCH" ST. JOHN'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 501 S. Alexander Drive William M. Walker. Paslor Churrh School ............... 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............ 10:00 a.m. L'MYF. Sunday ............... 5:00 p.m. ___ Everyone Welcome CEDAR BAYOU METHODIST CHURCH 27l4ForryRoad. 427^754 Fellowship Church School Morning Worship Jr. Hi UMYF Sr Hi UMYF Evening Worship 9:00a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:50 a. m 5:0flp.m. 5:00p.m. :IK)p.m. MinislerEmmitlC. Barrow Assoc Minister, Mehin Brinkley Nazarene FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 2409North Main 422-6818 Rev. John L. Harrison. Pastor 424-9425 Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 10:50 a.m. EveningService 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Binie Study 7:00 p.m. Youlh Fellowship 7:00 p.m. Non-Denominational FIRST CHURCH OF GOD 112 BobSmilh Road 427-3532 ReverandDJ Davis SundaySchool 9:45 a.m. Church 10:45 a.m. EveningService 7:00p.m. BAYTOWN COMMUNITY CHURCH 915 E. Cedar Bayou Lvnchburg Rd. Sunday 9:45a.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor-Teacher. Jim Owen 427-8623 42H869 Pentecostal BAYTOWN REVIVAL CENTER PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD 5232 Interstate 10 Between North Main i Garth Rd. Rev. I.. A. Harvey. Paslor SundaySchool 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship II :00 a.m. Evening Worship 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Young People 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Ladies Missionary.9:30 a.m. •Thursday Prayer Meeling 7:30 p.m. Prayer lor ihe sick Iday or nighl i 427-3410 VICTORY TEMPLE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF COD 2211 North Main 422-3114 Rev. Charles R. Kyle. 422-9380 SundaySchool 9:45 a.m. WorshipSenice 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Teacher Train ing ...,7:00p.m. Wednesday Worship Service.. .7:30p.m. Presbvtenar. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1715 Market Street Rev. Bumette W. Dowter. Minister Rev. W. Jama LeDuc. MUrtcr Church School 9:00-10:00 a.m. Worship Service I0:30a.m Youth Fellowship 5:OM:»p!m' WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN 7600 Bayway Drive 424-5314 Randolph R. Branson. Paslor Church School 9:30a.m. Coffee Hour 10:40 a.m. Worship Service ll:00a.m. Junior 4 Senior High Fellowship Callolffeetorinformation

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page