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Page 10. The Free PrOl!ik People & Events February 6, 2003 l FYI: Deadline for submitting information and pictures for this column is noon each Tuesday. You may use our E-mail address: news@ haysfreep- to submit information and pictures. Though we cannot guarantee we will be able to publish each submission, you can be assured we'll try our very best. Please remember information must be for a non- profit event. Feb. 11 Red Crose needs voluntmms The Hays County Branch of the American Red Cross will hold a meeting from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Gary Job Corps Facility in bldg. 6-100 and is open to the public. This is an excellent opportunity for Hays county residents to team up with the local Red Cross to help out when disaster strikes. Feb. 7 The Kyle Garden Club will meet at Wells Fargo Bank, at 1:30 p.m. A presentation On Utility friendly tree and land- scapes around poles by Diana Gonzales from PEC. Feb. 9 Kyle Lions Lunch The Kyle Lions will be having their ANNUAL CHILI LUNCH on February 9, 2003, from 11:00 a.m til 3:00 p.m, at the Kyle City Hall. Tickets are $5.00. Tickets are available at Karen's Kountry Kitchen and from individual Lions, or call 268-0378 for more information. Feb. 9 Diabetes Support Group will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. in the private dining room at CTMC. Daniel O'Dell, DDS will discuss periodontal problems and the importance of good dental hygiene. For more info call Carolyn Barnes at 353- i310. Feb. 10 Hemphill Elementary There will be a public hearing on the School Bond Issue at 6:00 p.m. Feb. 12 Small Business Development Commi#ee The annual meeting will begin at noon at with lunch at the Texican care. Committee reports will be given, new board members elected and additional business will be covered. For more infor- mation call Carolyn Chambers at 295-9999. Feb. 14 Sweetheert's Ball Don't miss the 4th Annual Golden Sweethearts Ball, Friday, Feb. 14th from 7 -11 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center. Enjoy this special Valentine's event for senior citizen couples and singles in San Marcos and surrounding communities. The evening will include great enter- tainment, dining and dancing in a warm and friendly atmosphere. A catered dinner will be served and cash bar will also be avail- able. Tckets, $15 in advance, go on sale January 14th at the main Parks and Rec. office, 401 E. Hopkins. Seating is limited, so get yours today. Call 512- 393-8400 for details. Feb. 15 Food Dllve The Youth Group of Christ Our Feb. 11 Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wallace Middle SchOol Buda will be sponsoring a Food Curriculum Night Drive to benefit the San Marcos An evening of critical informa- Food' Bank. Members of our tion and displays of activities of Youth Group and Congregation the school year at WMS will be will be canvassing On tap Tuesday evening at 6:30 Neighborhoods in the Buda/Kyle p.m. Registration sheets for 7th area on February 15. Any dona- a nd 8th graders will be avail- lions of Non-Perishable food able for all three Hays middle Litems would be greatly appreci- schools. Information on the ,ated. Anyone wishing to join us upcoming curriculum will also may contact Theresa at 268- be available and refreshments 1452 for more information. will supplied by the Wallace FLEX program. For more infer- Feb. 16 mation email or call Principal Your Eyes Lisa Streun, on the Pd " streunl@ or Vivian Film on the history Of the Civil Timmons, 268-2891. Flights Movement will be shown = q el =111 i i=J =H Kyle Pumpago Rne, page 3' marathon-length fashion on Feb. 23 Sunday from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Free Gospel Concert at Hays Hills Baptist Church Gospel music recording artist (child care available 4:30 to 8:30 Phil and Pare Morgan will be p.m.) There will be breaks and appearing at Hays Hills discussion. Come & go, or stay. Baptist Church, 1401 N. FM Bring your own dinner and/or 1626 in Buda at 6:30 p.m. as snacks. Upstairs in new building, part of their national "Living No cost. Call 295-3132 for more Proof: Ministry Return Tour. information. For more info about the con- cert contact Royce Burrows, Feb. 16 312-1433. Race Relations Sunday among Southern Baptists. Feb. 18 Sheriff's Academy The Hays County Sheriff's Office is currently taking appli- cations for the Spring 2003 Citizens Sheriff's Academy that will start February 18. The free 40 hour, 12 week program, Tuesdays 7 - 10 p.m is designed to give the citizens of Hays County a working knowl- edge of how the Sheriff's office and the criminal justice system work. For an application or more information call (512) 393-7373. Feb. 20 Cover to Cover Book group The Kyle Library book discus- sion group will meet at 1:30 p.m. this month author isDavid Baldacci. The Kyle Library Thrift Shop is a smart place to shop for the quality items at good prices. Proceeds benefit the Kyle Community Library. Tax Forms at Libraries Kyle and Buda Libraries now have Federal Tax Forms and instructions available for the current year. The Kyle Lions Club meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from noon until 1:00 p.m. at the Conference Room in the Wells Fargo Bank on Front Street in Kyle. Please call 268.0378 for infor- 'mation on upcoming programs and leave a message if you wish to attend. PAWS Shelter for Animals needs your help. The homeless ani- mals have ongoing needs for your continued generous donations of dry puppy, kitten, dog and cat food. Of course, cat litter is always needed too! Soon the cold weather will be here, and we are collecting blankets now to keep our furry guests cozy and comfortable. Come adopt one and take them to YOUR cozy home. Feb 21 Call or visit us 268-1611, (Kyle Hays County Republican exit #213) 500 Hwy 150 East. Party will be having their annu- al fund raiser "Lincoln/Reagan Celebrate Recovery dinner" on February 21,2003 Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in at San Marcos Baptist the new building at Hays Hills Academy,7 p.m. The speaker Baptist Church on FM 1626. It will be U.S. Congressman is a Christ-centered recovery Lamar Smith of District program for hurts, hang-ups 21,Chairman of the Crime, and habits. Child care provid- Terrorism and Homeland ed. Call Pastor David Sweet Security Subcommittee. at 295-3132 for information. Tickets are $25 per person, seating is limited to 350. To Swimming Instructor, needs order tickets send check or Pool money order with name, Swim lessons will not be avail- address and phone number to: able at Beth and Everett P.O. Box 1655, San Marcos Smith's pool this summer. 78667. Kyle and Buda resi- Instructor Nancy Herrington is dents may also purchase tick- looking for someone with a ets at Prime Self Storage in pool to host the lessons for a Kyle at 21400 IH-35 North. few weeks this summer. Beth Please make checks payable says it was a great experience to Hays County Republican and hopes someone can help Party, donations accepted if out the many kids who need you can't make it to the dinner, lessons to be safe in the ing units, water hook-ups and Mattis wasn't sufficiently forth- gh-volume water Camp comiag in communications with said the board didn't receive the the couacil. And, added Camp, information until Jan. 6. Mattis has been no more cooper- "Did we go to the newspaper ative with the water board. first?" Camp said. "No. We went "Our staff has been totally tO them and they ignored us. We frustrated with Tom Mattis," liaven't been gratified about Camp said. "So is our general liaving to lay down the law on manager and so is our board. Kyle. But when they ignore us Our board and staff decided for months and the overpumpage we've had enough with him." is this extreme, I don't know Moore, Bearden and Taylor what todo." all declined comment after Thickening the plot, Camp Tuesday's meeting. However, told the city late last month that Mattis said he had received no the aquifer board wished to by- indication that his communica- p~ass the city maaager in negoti- .t ion with the board had been ations and deal with the ci~ unsatisfactory. council. Camp said he has found "No one has suggested on councilmembers to be more Other side that I've lied or mis- cooperative than Matfis, adding led anyone," Mattis said. that councilmembers Troy Leading to the dramatic pay- Bearden and Lon Taylor have off at Tuesday's meeting, Mattis Complimented him on his con- presented council with a new sistency throughout the process, agreement with the Edwards Camp added that Mtxa' raged to Aquifer Authority (EAA), laud- him last fall about discoveri~ ~ hag that board's "professional- the city's water problems ill the ism" throughout the process. media. Mattis said the city overpumped According to Camp, the fact those wells by more than 77 mil- the Moore learned of the prob- lion gallons in 2001 and avoided lems in the media indicate that a $23,000 free by funding a $68,000 project to aid the city's BS/EACD wanted $130,000 for water works. Mattis added that 89 million in excess pumpage. the city overpumped the EAA by With that, Moore asked 120 million gallons in 2002, but Mattis if the EAAwas asking for avoided a fine by purchasing councilmembers to call board $37,500 in water rights, members and apologize or even The presentation led up to a go to lunch. Mattis answered comparison between the EAA each in the negative. With that, and the BS/EACD: The city Moore made his motion, the could have settled excess council approved and Marsh pumpage of nearly 200 million went off into the night, insulted gallons with the EAA by spend- and without an agreement. ing $60,000, while the 424 N. Loop 4, Buda, Texas 512-312-5252 eeeee Barbara B. Pecuch, GRI, CRS Residence 312-0004 Ann.Marie Pecuch Sheely, Esq. Residence 312-1944 Mike Colonnetta 496-8457 DRIVER TRAINING =Come Drive With Use NEW CLASSES BEGIN EVERY THREE WEEKS Located Enroll now by calling 512-289-0811 (cell) or e-mail Eddy Porter, Instructor - Texas License #1769 in The Free Press building at 3470 Jack C. Hays Trail, just north of Hays High School water. Contact Nancy at 268- 1701 if you have an option or need information. HYBSA Needs Sponsors Hays Youth Baseball/Softball Association iS seeking sponsors for the Spring Baseball/Softball Season. Businesses or individu- als welcome. Several levels available. Contact Tammy Miles for info @ 295-3938. 312-5995 Music Programs for the Whole Family 905 N. 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