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Page 2C + NFJGHSORS Hays Free Press January 19, 2011 + The slower pace of win- ter break is definitely in the past. The Kyie Public Library is full of people attend- ing programs and checking out books, audio books and DVDs. Chairs are filled with people perusing newspapers and magazines and tapping away on laptops. The computers, fax machine, photocopier and printer are all humming. People linger in front of the bulletin board, looking over upcoming vents and the employment list- rags compiled by staffmember ]oelYsla. There is still room available in the basic computer class taught in Spanish on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., beginning January 31. (Todavia hay tiempo CHECK ff para ~istir a Ins clases en es- pafiol de computaci6n bdsica comenzando el 31 de enero los lunes de 9 a.m. a 10 a.m.) For the ninth year, the Kyle Public Library is partnering withVITA, the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assis- tance Program. VITA offers free tax help to low-income people who need help preparing their own tax returns, and the library provides free electronic filing. Slots are available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays, from February 5 through April 9. If you would like to help with VITA, the library sfiU needs volunteers (especially people who can speak both English and Spanish) to help organize people, prepare taxes, do quality review and translate. Teresa Montalvo is teaching weekly classes to help people prepare for U.S. citizenship. The classes meet on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. through February 10. Teresa, a native Spanish speaker, explains the citizenship process in both English and Spanish. She reviews civics and history questions and helps people fill out the application forms. Class members also practice tak- ing the oral and written tests. (Please note that Teresa does NOT give legal advice.I John Cervantez continues to volunteer his time teaching Eng- lish as a Second Language (ESL) on Saturdays from 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thelma W'dbom, a licensed registered dietitian, will pres- ent a free nutrition class called "Heart Smart Eating Tips" on Monday. February 7 from 6-7 p.m. To sign up for any of these opporturiities, please call the Kyle Public Library at 268-7411, email circulation@cityofltyle. corn, or simply drop by the li- brary at 409 W. Blanco St. and express your interest. See you at the library.. BLASCHKE Danny Joe Blaschke, 60, of Uhiand, formerly of Lockhart, died Monday, January 10, 2011. He was a retired auto body repair- man. Services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011, Walker Hall in Lockhart. Burial will be private. MORELAND Henry B. Moreland, Jr., 76, of Kyle, died Sunday, January 16, 2011. He is survived by his wife Barbara. He was a retired parts salesman. Services are pending with HarreU Funeral Home. RaW[$ Chester Murrel Reeves was called to rest peacefully at the age of 79 with his loved ones by his side. Born November 10, 1931 in Monadale, Texas to Hettie and J.L. Reeves Sr., Chester was the youngest of seven boys. Chester is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Homer, James, Duke, Earl and J.L. Jr. He is survived by one brother John Reeves, his partner and companion of 53 years, MaryVirginia Hol- loway; son Billy Reeves, sonVemon (Coach) Farmer and daughter Carolyn Gilmore and husband Terry Gilmore. He leaves behind grandson Tanner Reeves and wife Tiana, grandson Zachary Gilmore and wife Clau- dia and three great grandchildren Deya, Yancey and Zayne Gilmore. Chester was raised in Hutto, Texas where he graduated from high school in 1949. Upon graduating, Chester entered the United States Air Force and was stationed in Guam. When he completed his service for the United States, he joined the Texas De- partment of Public Safety and entered their Academy. He graduated from the Academy and was first stationed in Corsicana, Texas. During his time in Corsicana, he met the woman who would become the love of his life, MaryVirginia Holloway. Shortly after their marriage, Chester was transferred to San Marcos where he would complete 34 years of service as a State Trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety. During his time of service in San Marcos, Chester was a Master Mason and Past Master of Lodge 342. Chester was a man of many hats and always had a story. He was very involved in community affairs and was always willing to lend his hand. He was actively involved in his grandkids lives and attended many of their games and activities. Chester always put his family first and his friends knew they could count on him. Chester was a great man, a loving husband, a caring father, a wonderful friend and a one-of- a-kind grandfather. The gates of heaven have been opened for a very special angel. He will truly be missed and may he rest in peace. The family will receive Wends Wednes- day, January 19, 2011 at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos between 5 and 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Thursday, January 20 at 11 a.m. Private graveside services will be held in Hut-to, Texas. Pall Bearers are Zachary Gilmore, Zayne Gilmore, Tanner Reeves, Terry Gilmore, Pee Wee Doherty, Mike Reeves and Ed Green. Honorary Pall Bearers are Bill Pruitt, Henry Brune, Ralph Meyer, Ralph McClendon, Jeff Sohns, DarylWhite, Bobby FOnser and Mike Holmes. ROBINSON Alzonia Robinson passed away at the age of 62 on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, with her family by her side in Kyle. AI was born December 22, 1948, in Nich- olas, Georgia to Eula Stafford. She relocated to Buffalo, NewYork later In life where she was educated and met George Robinson. They married January 22, 1977 and begin their life united by marriage. She taught pre-K through 6th grade for over 40 years. She is survived by many nieces, neph- ews, cousins and other family including her mother Eula Ross, sisters, Charlene, Constance, Patricia; brothers, Tyrone and Jerome; her spouse George Robinson and two daughters, Tennille and spouse Jeffery Harris and Nicole Robinson and fiancd Troy Iacobs. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Word of " Life Christian Center, 400 Old Post Road, Kyle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Seton Medical Center Hays in her name. Burkhalter daughters celebrate weddings Cherie and Jerry Burkhalter hosted two wed- dings this summer for their daughters. Amy Kyle became : :: Mrs. Adam Aaron in Houston on June 27, 2010 and Julie Nicole became Mrs. Ben Haxtman in Dallas on August 28, 2010. Cheri Burkhalter is the daughter of the late James Miller. Julie and Amy honored the memory of their grandfather, "Hey," during Christmas by having pictures made in their wedding gowns on the firetruck that "Hey" drove to many fires during his 52 years of service with the Kyle Volunteer Fire Dept. Thanks to the Kyle Fire Dept. for making it possible for the family to honor the memory of "Hey." Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C Merchants Group is spreading a little love with the beginning of "First Thursday" for the New Year on Feb. 3. The theme is "Have a Heart...Show your love in Downtown Buda." Come to Buda for specials at the antique and specialty shops as well as good food at the local restaurants. Also for that date, the Downtown Merchants are seeking donors for a blood drive. The drive will be sponsored by Central Texas Blood & Tissue Cen- ter. If interested in making a blood donation, contact Alisha Burrow at abur- row@ci.buda.tx.us or call 312-0084. +cHo II 11t:50) 2:15 4:40 7:20 9:S0 @BLACK SWAN (R) 112:MI 2:35 S:00 7:35 10:05 OGREEN HORNET 2 -D (PG-13) [1:1Sl 4:00 0:40 9:30 ODILEWflA (PG-13) 111:251 2:00 4:30 7:10 0:SS COUNIRY STRONG (PG-13) /11:301 2"29 4:50 7:25 10:00 SEASON OF THE WWCH (PG,13) 112:00~ 2:40 4:~1 7:10 9:35 f11:201 2:t0 4:3S 7:0S 0:4S I + "ll 1t2:101 2"25 4:29 11"1E RGHTER (R) 111:4SI 2:20 $:05 7:40 10:10 TANGLED 2-D (PG) ;11:40~ 1:054:t00:500:10 'IRON LEGACY (PG) 6:SS 0:40 @No Passes/Supemaver= ( ) No early shows Mon. - FrL Rose of Kyle .+ boot camp Pfc. Taylor R. Rose, 18, son of Dennis Rose of Kyle and Sherry Rose of New Braunfels, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Nov. 19. While in basic training Private First Class Rose received his expert shooting badge and national defense ribbon. After gradu- ation, he reported to Camp Pendleton for a month of Ma- rine Combat Training reporting in the KILO platoon. i 0UIIll~Y RIOT0 Free Pmss -,-'-'"~ l.,~['"r II" "''I" "''~Y: '"' ':: ] ] [ ]:t; i]][:][ [ I[[]:S.I[:]I[ L H FM 2770 & Kohler s Crossing Bqlls at No C~st 1715 Kirby, Kyle,TX 78640 in Plum Creek New Building with 512-268-8200 Co=p ia,, www.HarrellFuneralHomes.com Texas Crossword and Sudoku sponsored by | ACROSS 1 ~ Stockton, TX 5 WWll pilots were trained at TX Army Air Field 6 Harper of TX-based ~Tender Mercies~ 7 TX-based "Giant~ actress (tnR.) 8 agcy. that arrested TX Allen Stanford for "Ponzi scheme" 9 TXism: = fish in wated' 15 1840 Indian fejht in TX: =Baffle of Creek" 16 non-profit org.:" Beautiful" 19 in Fannin Co. on 34 21 TX Pat Green lyric: " like Texas" 22 steal a mutt? 1(3 wds.) 27 TXism: =stirrel up a hornet's 28 TXism: =it berets a ~ the ~eye with a sharp s'~ck" 29 folded egg dls;h 30 TXIsm: =runnim' round like a chicken with __ __ cult off' 32 Old West novml writer Zane Omit.) 33 TXism: "char~ges his mind he does sockm" 36 Rusty Staub wes this after he was am Astro 37 rum cocktail: tai 38 Kinky Fdedmmn slogan in ~6 govemor ra~s: "Why ,.-+ .~-_ Nott?" 39 TXism: =a burner" (exciting) 41 Andrews h.s. class 42 in Fayette Co.: __ Alp 45 this Cheryl replaced TX Farrah as an "Angel" 46 TX Tanya (init.) 47 dir.to Dallas from Dublin 48 in '10 TX Wiflie's was 77 49 '40 film "Texas ...... 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