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+ INTEXAS ENER County introduces financing plan for property owners. - Page 1D February 8, 2017 Page 1C COURTESY PHOTO The Hays County Livestock Show court and service members participated in the Patriot and Heroes event in Wimberley Jan. 21. Those in attendance include: (L-R) Duchess Destinee Caber- era, Tim Pennington, Duchess Avery Herron, Archie Gerald, Duchess Konleigh Eben, Queen Hannah Fults, Scott Schecht, Peter Venardes, Duchess Hannah Griffin, Gina Garrintano, and Prin- cess Makenna Hawkins. The Hays County Livestock Show Queen's Court gathered with the community to give back to the men and women who have served in our country in Wimberley last month. The court on Jan. 21 assisted in serving a meal and visited with service men and women who were part of Patriots and Heroes Outdoors, a non-profit organization that provides hunting and fishing activities for veterans, with a focus on Purple Heart recipients. The event was held at Dick and Dodie Juarez-Scott's ranch in Wimberley. nim Krebs scored a Southwest Confer- ence record 50 points o Feb. 8, 1956 to power the SMU Mustangs past the Texas Longhorns 109-96. Elmore "Doc" Hayes was hired in 1947 to breathe new life into the listless basketball program at Southern Methodist University. The pitiful Ponies had won a grand total of two SWC titles in 28 seasons, the last exactly a decade earlier. The new coach won one more game than he lost in his first eight years but finished no higher than third in the annual seven-team scramble. This Week in Texas History by Bartee Halle Then along came Jim Krebs, the 6-foot 8-inch answer to the Mustangs' prayers. The big center from suburban St. Louis tal- lied more points in the 1954-55 season than any sophomore in confer- ence history -- 282 in a dozen games for an average of 23.5. SMU lost on the road to TCU, Arkansas and Baylor, but TEXAS HISTORY, 2C WMtCh the Loving ountaln ity FaceBook and the Mountain City edition of NextDoor. com for new episodes in the tale of Kitty Hulk, The Rogue Attacking Cat that's causing terror along Maple and Ash. On social media, numerous cat owners with vet bills (and a dead pet) have united to share horror stories and make vows to trap the large charcoal gray cat with white paws. It's said his head is one-and-a-half times the size of other cat heads. "This cat harasses and attacks cats in the cat's own fenced backyard." Kitty Hulk is extremely aggressive and dangerous. He has assaulted and mauled pet cats, even in the presence of their owners. The distraught cat was discovered trapped early Monday morning. But, before Animal Control Mt Montage by Pauline Tom opened, Kitty Hulk managed to turn the trap on its side and escape through a small opening. Also along Maple, angry homeowners complain of dog feces left on their lawns, as if the dog owners do not know to carry poop bags when they walk their dogs. This matter came up at a recent Council meeting. You'll see us dragging KissMe past mailboxes, It was at a City Council meeting awhile back that we learned some homeowners are offended by the odor of dog urine near their mailbox. Poop bags are on the list of supplies needed MONTAGE, 2C HAYS FREE PRESS FILE PHOTOS Above, community watch dog Tommy Poer attends a Hays CISD school board meeting in the mid-1980s. Below, Poer met with presidential hopeful Ron Paul during a campaign tour prior to the 2008 election. BY SAMANTHA SMITH uda, like many other municipali- 'ties, encourages resident involvement in civic government. On Tuesday, the city bid farewell to long time Buda resident Joyce "Tommy" Poer, who, in her own special way, exemplified said behavior. Poer an- nounced in January she was moving from Buda to an assisted living facility in Travis County. "Tommy has been instrumental in our (Buda's) responsible growth," Buda Mayor Todd Ruge said. Poer moved to Buda with her family in 1957 when the population was 287 people. Poer was involved with school business at a time when Buda ISD wasn't completely inte- grated yet. "She stood her ground on integration," Ruge said. Poer said it took four years, many school POER, 4C Armed with a sand- wich board sporting various slogans, Kyle resident James Broad- way marches near the intersection of Center and Burleson streets in the downtown area Tuesday. Broadway, who set up at the intersection around 7 a.m. Tuesday, said he was demonstrating against President Don- ald Trump's adminis- tration. Broadway said he received numerous thumbs up and honks of the horn, along with a few people who dis- agreed with his views. PHOTOS BY MOSES LEOS III