The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 30, 1987 · Page 20
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 20

Baytown, Texas
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Sunday, August 30, 1987
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t-B THE BAYTOWN Sunday, Augutt M, 19t7 Mary Lisa Scarmardi joins staff at Hopper Elementary ;,; Mary LiM Scarmardi will join the staff at Hopper Primary School as a first-grade teacher. : She graduated from Deer Park High School and the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a bachelor of science degree. i* • • ' . ,. She majored in elementary education, minored in reading and is certified to teach elementary general (1-8) and reading (1-8). While in college, she was on the Dean's Honor List Q983-87), the National Dean's Honor List and a Mary Gibson Scholarship recipient. She is a member of the Alpha Chi Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi and the Texas Student Education Association. -DIFFICULT SITUATION- AUTO INSURANCE ALL DRIVERS - ALL AGES 'NEW MARKETS WITH SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR GOOD DRIVERS 421-1995 * KIT CARS t SPORTS CARS * MttM VALUE CARS • AMTKHJE CAMS HUDCO.INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. %% San Jacinto Mall, 1-10 At Garth DeLeon new teacher at Ashbel Smith Brenda Diaz De Leon is a new teacher this year at Ashbel Smith Elementary. Ms. De Leon was born in Port Arthur and graduated from West Orange-Stark High School in Orange. She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and earned a certification in early childhood from Lamar University. While a student at Lamar University, she received the Ethnic Recruitment Scholarship and was on the Fall 1986 Dean's List. Ms. De Leon's hobbies include arts and crafts, photography, calligraphy, swimming and tennis. JERRY LYONS, center, owner of Lyons Grocery, talks with Baytown Officers Gene Zunker, left, and Ken Terry about a new crime alert program for bustmnes. The program is designed to cut down on crime In the business community. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) Tuesday Night Special FRIED SHRIMP 2Forl S 9.95 Includes complete salad bar, french fries, our famous scratch biscuits and homemade rolls. NUMENT INN Business owners join with police to fight crime rate in Baytown In a continuing effort to combat crime in Baytown, the police department has begun a crime alert program for businesses. The program involves patrol officers working with business owners to cut down on the number of burglaries of businesses in Baytown. Officers on the night shift are told to watch businesses for trouble spots which might be inviting to a burglar. Should the officer find any problems, he fills out a form about such and sends it to the patrolman on the day shift. This officer then contacts the owner of the business and makes suggestions on how to take care of the problem, thus helping to make the business theft proof. Robert Merchant, assistant chief of police, said that the program appears to be a huge success. "Business owners have been most cooperative." Merchant said. And he added that the idea has been well-received by officers. "They are doing a good job of reporting problems." Merchant said. "It is this type of program where the public works hand-in- hand with the officers "that makes crime in a community drop." he said. BRENDA DIAZ DE LEON Motor home venture all began with bus C.H.I!' (. oast Sea'ood 2710 Battleground Road • 479*1521 Tuesdays alter 5 PM • No Reservations • Dining Room Only ODESSA (AP> — When mechanic Loyd Delcore and cabinet maker Robert Slaughter met each other through a mutual friend a while back, they never dreamed they would team up to manufacture a custom-built luxury motor home. But 16 months and thousands of hours later, the pair are in business — the motor home refurbishing business. Delcore and Slaughter decided the best way to market their trades together was to build a motor home from scratch. Does it Again! Congratulations to LARRY JOSEY Louisiana State Champion * 2nd Place Winner afcy wMcfc Larry wtn. tarry tost 20 DM. in I ««tks to win HURRY ONLY One Day Left 1 Year Mtmtorship Ita. I-1M7 418-2639 Bay Plaza Hwy.146 So they bought a rusted body of an old bus from a junkyard in Abilene and went to work as Espen Coach Corripany — the Espen being Delcore's middle name. "We've had lots of calls on it," said Delcore. "Everyone is just curious where it came from, but we built it from scratch" They crafted cabinets using three-quarter-inch imported Canadian ashwood. They also added such features as a rearview television camera and an electric refrigerator that runs on butane when the power goes out, and then cuts off the battery when the butane is emptied. Delcore said no shortcuts were taken For convenience and luxurv. the pair installed a total of three televisions, a water bed. a built- in vacuum cleaner, a built-in safe, gas-fired barbecue and a hydraulic system that stations the bus on a level plane once stopped. Delcore's wife, Raye. said she rarely saw her husband during those months, but was pleasantly surprised with the end result, She said the two were so wrapped up in the project, that at one point, she had to serve them Thanksgiving dinner in the garage. "Thai's the day we designed the dashboard," laughed Delcoro. "But we look off Christmas," added Slaughter. Oddly enough, the most difficult problem encountered was what color to paint the bus. No one could agree on that,; They painted the vehicle five times before choosing a deep maroon accented by polished stainless steel and a mural ol their bus painted on back. Delcore figures about $500.000; was invested in the project — $±25,000 for the interior alone "I had one federal judge in New York City call me. 1 don't know how he heard about it. but the word is getting out," said Dc-lcore. Both he and Slaughter now plan to market their project at RV trade shows around the. United States They- hope the project will catapult them into the lucrative motor home refurbishing:: business 50% off Custom Draperies Selected fabrics including Crown Satm in 97 colors. Also MV« 30-45% on our Cascade and Designers Choice Collections. Sav* 30% on coordinating bedspreads No extra charge tor installation. 40-50% off Custom Vertical Blinds Choose from our huge Vtewscapes and Avalon Collections. No extra chary* for inttaMatton. SateendsSeptemberS, 1987. 36-43% Off Installed Carpet Sale Crwtwood. 100=41 Trevira'Stam SOC AA Resistant Polyester carpet <n 30 aC*3««f <9 colors Reg $46, »q. yd.« t Ete9anl Tradition. Dupont Stammaster* Nylon. 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