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State Farm responded that a
State 4 Capitol COMMISSION PLANS WWII
Van Zandt state district court had fouild a
Sheriff's Report portion of
unconstitutional and that the
c o m p a n y ' s rales have been
Some 320,000 living Texans
served in the U.S. m i l i t a r y
unchanged for nearly two during World War II, but scores
years. of them are dying every day.
The Van Zandt County Sheriff's December 12—Theft of a resi- in the amount of $5 was reported. The new measure, filed Dec. In an effort to capture some
Office reported the following in- dence on VZCR 2141, Canton, December 21—Burglary on SH 21 also as SB 14, would amend of their stories before they are
cidents through December 10-25: was reported. A cattle trailer, val- 64, Ben Wheeler, was reported. the I n s u r a n c e Code to add gone, the Texas Historical
December 10—Theft of a ued at $ 1,500, was reported sto- Several appliances, including a stiffer penalties for companies Commission has launched an
trailer home on Private Road (PR) len. Pictures of the trailer was dishwasher, central air unit, refrig- charging rates determined to be $800,000 effort to collect oral
7034, Rolling Oaks, was reported. given as evidence. erator, along with other items, excessive or using delay tactics histories of WWII veterans,
Several items of jewelry, includ- December 13—Theft of a resi- with a combined value of more to forestall reducing rates. The c o n d u c t a survey of Texas
ing necklaces and pendants, were
reported stolen. Total value was
dence on PR 7396, Wills Point,
was reported. Two bulldogs, with
than $4,900, were reported stolen.
Also, damage to a stove, carport
HIGHLIGHTS measure also w o u l d require WWII military sites and place
By Mike Cox refunds of excessive rates to be a series of WWII-related
listed at more than $600. a total value of $1,200, were re- and walls, in the amount of $2,100, paid with interest amounting to h i s t o r i c a l markers, and
was reported. TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION
• December 10—Theft of a resi- ported stolen and recovered. the prime rate plus 6 percent. otherwise commemorate the
dence on Van Zandt County Road December 13—Theft on State December 21—Burglary of a AUSTIN — The approaching 60th anniversary
IF SANTA BROUGHT A NEW
(VZCR) 1903, Fruitvale, was re- Highway (SH) 64, Ben Wheeler, residence on VZCR 3805, Wills Legislature this session will of the end of the war.
SHOTGUN OR RIFLE...
.ported. A Honda, v a l u e d at was reported. An 18-ton winch, Point, was reported. A television, be trying to put more bite into Much of South Texas may For more information, check
$7,000. was reported stolen. valued at $275, was reported sto- a video game, a collector's knife Senate Bill 14, the measure have been b l a n k e t e d w i t h a the agency's Web site at
December 1 1 —Theft of a resi- len. and a stereo, with a combined value passed last session giving the once-in-a-century Christmas www.thc.state.tx.us
. dence on VZCR 3815, Wills Point, December 13—Theft of a scrap of $1,950, were reported stolen. Texas Department of Eve snowfall, but for hunters, SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS...
was reported. Five pit bull pup- yard on VZCR 4714, Ben December 22—Theft of a con- I n s u r a n c e power of prior many species are either briefly The Texas General Land
pies, valued at $150 each, were Wheeler, was reported. A goose- struction site on VZCR 2801, approval of h o m e o w n e r back or still in season. Office is looking for entries
reported stolen. neck trailer, valued at $15,000, Mabank, was reported. Several insurance rates. On the day after Christmas, from schoolchildren for the
.December 11—Theft of a resi- was reported stolen. drills, nailers, staple gun and other Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst the little-known and little- annual "Treasures of the Texas
•dence on VZCR 3808, Wills Point, December 17—Theft of a resi- items, with a total value of $ 1,900, said at a press conference last remembered w i n t e r dove Coast" children's art contest.
was reported. A dirt bike, valued dence on Callender Lake Drive, were reported stolen. week that 28 of 29 insurance season began in the central and Open to kids from
iat more than $2,700, and a riding M u r c h i s o n , was reported. A December 22—Theft of a resi- companies doing business in south zones. It continues only kindergarten to the sixth grade",
tnower, valued at $6,700, were flatbed trailer, valued at $2,200, dence on PR 8924, Ben Wheeler, Texas had reduced rates since u n t i l Monday in the c e n t r a l the contest seeks an original
•fer3orted stolen. Also, damage to was reported stolen. was reported. A ring, valued at passage of Sen. M i k e zone, but hangs on u n t i l Jan. 16 piece of art (nothing computer-
•a padlock in the amount of $5 was December 20—Theft of a road- $300, and a pair of earrings, val- Jackson's (R-La Porte) SB 14. in the south zone. generated allowed) showing
reported. side on VZCR 3825, Wills Point, ued at $300, were reported stolen. The one h o l d o u t , the Quail season continues in all why the Texas coast is special.
December 11—Burglary of a was reported. A trash container, December 23—Theft of a busi- lieutenant governor said, had c o u n t i e s u n t i l Feb. 27, and Deadline for'contest entries
• residence on Farm-to-Market valued at $250, was reported sto- ness on SH 64, Myrtle Springs, was been State Farm Insurance. o p p o r t u n i t i e s s t i l l e x i s t for is Feb. 7.
Road (FM) 314, Ben Wheeler, len. reported. Several gallons of gaso- "I am calling again on State certain varieties of duck, geese P a r e n t a l release 1 forms,
; line, valued at $27, were reported
was reported. Damage to a glass- December 20—Burglary of a Farm to stop playing Scrooge and white tail deer. To assess information on how to enter the
top table, in the amount of $500, residence on VZCR 2140, Wills stolen. and give back your ill-gotten the p o s s i b i l i t i e s , check the contest and the range of prizes
•was reported. Evidence included Point, was reported. Miscella- December 23—Theft of a busi- gains to policyholders in the Texas Parks and W i l d l i f e can be found on the GLO's
a statement. neous children's toys, wrapped for ness on FM 858, Athens, was re- form of an i m m e d i a t e 12 D e p a r t m e n t Web site at Adopt-A-Beach Program Web
•, December 12—Burglary of a Christmas, were reported stolen. ported. A cell phone, valued at www.tpwd.state.tx. site, texasadoptabeach.org.
percent rate r e d u c t i o n , "
business on 1-20, Myrtle Springs, The value was listed at $200. $35, was reported stolen. Dewhurst said. TEXAS HISTORICAL
was reported. Several chain saws, December 21—Theft on SH 64 December 24—Robbery of a
•trimmers, and other tools were in Ben Wheeler was reported. One camp site on FM 859, Edgewood,
reported stolen. No value was acre of timber, valued at $1,000, was reported.
igiven. Damage to a glass front
door and a door to a shop, in the
was reported stolen.
December 21—Theft of a pas-
December 25—Burglary of a
business parking lot on SH 64,
9Jave ALL PLUMBING
lamount of $650, was also re- ture on VZCR 3910, Wills Point, Canton, was reported. A CD/AM/ °irear!
Sported. A sledge hammer was was reported. A gooseneck trailer, FM stereo, an amplifier, a speaker WATER ft GAS
found as evidence. valued at $6,000, was reported box and 50 miscellaneous com-
• December 12—Theft of a resi- stolen. pact discs, with a combined value (REPAIRS)
•dence on FM 2339, Ben Wheeler, December 21—Burglary of a of more than $1,700, were re- CONCEALED GUN CLASS
-[was reported. A Yamaha was re- building on FM 859, Edgewood, ported stolen. Also, damage to the 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
•ported stolen. No value was listed. was reported. A cutter hammer, roof of a truck and a rear sliding
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