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| "- A Texas Health Facilities hearing examiner is ex- release a recommendation the end of October on million hospital in the by Lakeland Medical Center, a sub- East Texas seeks to construct its current 116,000 square foot, would be bulR on a State Highway 19, south of the current to Gene Mclntyre, Employee Profiles ) ANN JONES 14th year as an em- Schools, Jo Ann from Library Aide at school to superinten- year. of Blackwell High outside of school is ;, reading garage sales with her "The present facility is not adequate for the care of patients," McIntyre said during the THFC hearing Friday on the proposal. "We believe we do a good'job and give good care as far as the building will allow us to." McIntyre said currently they have problems with "overcrowding and occupancy," especially in the early parts of the week. Patients who are scheduled for elective surgery sometimes have to be placed on a waiting list, he explained, noting one patient had to wait six weeks before he could be scheduled for surgery. While the site of the proposed hospital is "presently outside the city limits" of Athens, McIntyre said the area "will be incorporated prior to construction." Construction is estimated to take two years to complete. "If everything goes as we plan, we'll move in around December of 1985," McIntyre said, adding the current facility would be used for "a nursing school and offices." Project architect Richard Hildebrand with the Minnesota firm of Ellerbe Architects noted the site is "adequate to support future facilities such as a mental health facility." He said the building would be situated in a north-to-south direction for "solar control," which would eliminate glaring sunlight in patients' rooms. Others testifying Friday in support of the project included Dr. James S. Cox, chief of staff at LMC, Dr. Joe Ed Smith, chief of surgical services at the center, and Sally Lee, director of nursing at LMC. Hearings examiner Danny Hardesty said his recommendation would be released in September or October and a final decision by the commmission would probably be made by late Oc- tober. There was no formal opposition to the proposal during Friday's hearing. Have earnest funds drawing interest Don't let your earnest money lie dormant during the signing and closing period of hnme-buying. Request that the money be put in an interest-bearing account until the sale is final, en- courages Dr. Jane Berry, a housing and home furnishings specialist. Berry is on the home economics staff of the Texas Agriculture Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System. 4 i QUICK RESPONSE by the Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department spared a mobile home in the Spring Creek Development total structure damage Monday around noon. The home suffered extensive smoke and water damage. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) ,r rq will be with the staff this year. graduate of Athens High degree from University. She has r in Ennis. Jesse Johnson who . Postal Service. Special patrols could curb accidents involving stalled cars Special courtesy patrols drawn from city police officers or licensed private firms may be needed to combat the growing number of accidents involving stalled or parked cars on inter-state highways, say two transportation researchers. Such patrols could carry gasoline to sell as well as flares or reflection gear to mark abandoned vehicles. Tow trucks could be called rapidly to remove stalled cars, explained Nancy Hatfield and Cherry Kugle of Austin, accident analysis specialists with the Texas Transportation Institute, an agency of the Texas A&M University System. In 1980, the period studied by the researchers, expressway wrecks in- volving stalled cars killed 37 people and injured 451 others--about twice the rate for other interstate accidents. Taxpayers who buy and sell gold and silver or other precious metals, either occasionally or as dealers, should keep accurate records of the transactions, the Internal Revenue Service says. The profit made by an individual, other than a dealer, on sales of precious rareness, metal content and face value. The value of bullion gold and silver or other precious metal, which is generally purchased as a speculative interest, is dependent upon the fluc- tuation of precious metal prices on the world money market. metals is considered a capital gain and Taxpayers needing further infer- is reported on Schedule D of Form 1040. ~?mation on the sale of gold, silver and Dealers treat profits as ordinary in-,:~other p~Aot~, metal items and tl~lr come. tax treatment should call the IRS For- The value of numismatic items, such ms/Tax Information number listed in as gold and silver coins, is based on the telephone directory. Taxpayers who their age, history, art, condition, purchased precious metals and sold them at a loss can obtain information Credit insurance from the IRS on how to treat the loss. not mandatory Attention debtors, you don't have to accept "credit life insurance" on a loan from your creditor, no matter if it's a bank, automobile dealer or retailer, says Linda McCormack, a family resource management specialist. McCormack is on the home economics staff of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System. Never place a lamp near a thermostat. Its heat will cause a higher reading than the average temperature of the room The Malak0ff News, Thursday, Aug. 18, 1983---11A Miss Mona Cloutier and Rick McKin- nerney have been honored with numerous pre-nuptial parties. Breakfast A breakfast for Miss Mona Cloutier and Rick McKinnerney was hosted by Connie McKinnerney Sunday, July 24, 1983, at the Country Side Inn in Malakoff. Guests included immediate family and a few close friends. Miss McKinnerney, who is the sister of the prospective bridegroom, presen- ted the honorees with a crystal com- pote. Mexican Fiesta Shower Miss Mona Cloutier and Rick McKin- nerney were honored August 5, 1983 at the home of Miss Diane Farhi on Foun- tain View in Houston. Sharing hostess duties with Miss Farhi for the Mexican Fiesta Party were Miss Marts Ortiz and Mr. and Mrs. James Kurth. The Mexican theme prevailed throughout the entertainment area which was decorated with fresh flowers, pinatas and Mexican tissue roses. A buffet, consisting of taco drummet- tea, fruit salad with poppy seed dressing, queso and taco dips and Kahiua cake, was served from a table cnetered with Bird of Paradise com- plemented with tropical flowers. The honored couple was presented a gift of wine glasses in their chosen pat- tern by the host and hostesses. They also received many attractive ac- cessories for their new home. Dinner Party Mr. and Mrs. Gus Nollkamper com- plimented Miss Mona Cloutier and her fiance, Rick McKinnerney, with an in- timate family gathering August 6 at their country estate home. After the host couple greeted the honorees on their arrival, a buffet din- ner was served, consisting of baked ham and sausage, potato salad, English pea salad, rice and pineapple salad, many assorted relishes, French bread and fresh poach cobbler. Guests were seated at individual round tables covered with royal blue cloths. The buffet table and dining tables featured varieties of African violets from the hostesse's collection of prize specimens. The host couple remembered Mona and Rick with attractive place mats in the bride's favorite burgundy color. Sunday Brunch A Sunday noon brunch, honoring Miss Mona Cloutier and Rick McKinnerney, was held August 7, 1983, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Wagner. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williford co-hosted the pre-nuptial courtesy. The registry table in the entrance foyer of the home was covered with a pink linen cloth and graced with an arrangement of silk flowers in a pair of white ceramic contemporary vases and the bride's book. The dining table was covere(l with an ivory cutwork cloth and centered with a.n antique crystal pitcher filled with long-stemmed lavender agapanthus and burgundy carnations. Guests enjoyed a gourmet buffet, which consisted of smoked beef and pork ten- derloin, fried chicken giblets, assorted cheeses, Eggs Chimay, marinated broccoli and cauliflower salad, melon and fruit compote with mint dressing, sand tarts and petit fours. A Hungarian crystal decanter with glasses was presented to the honorees by the host couples. Mr. and Mrs. Don McKinnerney and Dermic were in Shiner August 6-7 visiting with Madlyn and Jack Cloutier and attending the dinner party and brunch. Wedding Shower Miss Mona Cloutier and Rick McKin- nerney were honored with a shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Crouch Sunday afternoon, August 14. Other hostesses were Mrs. Gary Ashlock, Mrs. Nell Brown, Mrs. John Bumgardner, Mrs. Bill Green, Mrs. Johnny Mattingly, Mrs. Jerry Stone and Mrs. Roy Welborn. Cut flowers in pink tones, the bride's chosen colors, graced the refreshment table. Guests from Malakoff, Athens, Cross Roads, Glen Rose, Shiner and Rising Star were served. Special guests at the occasion were Madlyn and Jack Cloutier, Mona's parents, from Shiner and Mrs. Luella McKinnerney, Rick's grandmother of Rising Star. The couple received many lovely gif- ts for their new home. The hostesses presented Rick and Mona a set of their chosen china. Cross Roads School Menu August 24 - August 26 BREAKFAST Wednesday-Cereal, juice, milk. Thursday - Cereal, juice, milk. Friday - Donuts, milk, juice. LUNCH Wednesday - Corny dogs, french fries, pork & beans, fruit, milk. Thursday - Steak fingers, whipped potatoes, green beans, light bread, milk, pudding. Friday - Hamburgers, french fries, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, cheese, milk, fruit. Wear medical jewelry Attention, all chronic-illness and allergic patients: always wear medical identification jewelry or carry a card to prevent being given harmful treatment in case you're unconscious or can't talk. This advice from Dr. Mary Ann Shire,, health education specialist on the home economics staff of the Texas Agriculture Extension Service. i' i:Ii Insurance * Life ~ Home k- Bonds , Auto .Commercial Malakoff JERRY GARRISON 489.o512 Get the best of cooling comfort, the best of cooling control with this Frigidaire Room Air Conditioner. AA-13-MDT-J CURTIS sixth grade systems for move this year to four- B.S. in education from State University in and resides in Athens. 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