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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
(lire I Olnimtu ts THURSDAY. MAY 18, 1978 SEC II. PAGE 1 Cruisin' With Smithville's Chief Of Police by GARRY PEEBLES Being a fairly law-abiding per- son, I haven't ridden in many police cars, at least not lately. Back when 1 was 10 years old. I used to ride with Joe Friday once a week ("This is the city.... Los Angeles, California"... .re- member). After that I rode with Ironside awhile, mostly because he always had a pretty assistant, but from then on I mostly stayed away from the cop shows. I never had the nerve to get in the car with Starsky and Hutch. Those two guys are crazy. Last Friday night, though, 1 did ride for awhile with Smithville's version of Adam-12, Chief William Nestoroff, and I even learned a few things. For one thing, there is a fair possibility you'll get stopped if you cruise through town doing better than 45 m.p.h. Actually the speed limit in town is 35 m.p.h., but Nestoroff said that he allows 10 m.p.h. extra before stopping a motorist. Nestoroff demonstrated...
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
SEC. II. PAGE 2 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHV1LLE. TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY. MAY 18. 1978 Tell Them You Read It In The Times Thank You! Bitsy and I sincerely thank you for your support in our victory May 6. .lOlrfllllJ. PftcJ <<y fry tr* M«H CftfnfMMgn 'grvtJ l T r uur«i tOM 0MQ At*tm T■ /#/0t J§12| 4?t44Jie Parish Honors "Queen of May CROWNING PARTICIPANTS — Those who took part Goertz, Cynthia Davila, Phyllis Bartsch, Bridget in the crowning of the Virgin Mary ar?, left to right, Goerz, and Kathy Bartsch. Times Phmn Karen Klaus, Bonnie Wolf, Bonnie Bauer, Edith by ERLENE GOERTZ ROCKNE — The cere- mony of Crowning Mary, the Mother of Jesus as "Oueen of May" was held at Sacred Heart Parish, Rockne, Mo^fljy evening. PhyJtj" * Bartsch was piwriien to place the crown of roses on the Statue of Mary erected at the church entrance. Escort- ing her were the other senior girls from the parish members of the Sacred Heart Parish CYO, who will graduate this spring: Karen Klaus, Bonnie Wolf...
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
THURSDAY. MAY 18. 1978 % DOROTHY'S FLOWER HOUSE Florist and Greenhouse Serving Bluebonnet Acres and ■ Surrounding Area Phone 321 -3645 Member Texas State Florists1 Association To the voters of Precinct 2 - Bastrop Co. My sincere thanks & appreciation for jyour vote & support in the May 6-78 flection for Justice of the Peace. I ha ?e jno animosity toward anyone & I will work hard to serve you as a fair & capable (Judge. I appreciate my friends. O.B. Warnke THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 SEC. 11. PAGE 3 Blood Drive Received Donors by ERLENE GOERTZ ROCKNE — Thirty- six persons volunteered to donate blood at the Sacred Heart Parish. Rockne, Blood Drive, held Saturday, May 6, in Sacred Heart school. Volunteering were Al- ois Hoflman, Tom Beck, Anton Goertz, Virgil Meuth. Kevin Hilbig, Mona Friske, Herbert Bartsch, Jim Odiorne. Carroll Henry Rabel. Mrs. Carroll Henry Rabel, Ann Lunday, Janice Grohman, Clarence Grohman, Tom Muehr, Jack Hanna, and Barbara ...
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
SEC. 11. PAGK 4 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMfTHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 Most Complete Listings in Bastrop County THURSDAY. MAY 18, 1978 Real Estate Market PIPKIN REAL ESTATE Corner of Hwy 71 & 95 301 W. 3rd St. Lawrence Pipkin - BROKER 2/37-2411 office 2U7-2UH7 office horne LISTINGS WAN! ED HOMES. EARMS. RANCHES. SMALL IRA(TS HOUSES JUS! LISTED HOME ON THE RIVER. C.H. & C.A., 2 ( AN GARAGE. FORMAL DINING KOOM, IN I I K(:OM IHROUGHOUT: YOU ( AN OWN THIS KIVEK I KONI HOME AN!) FISH IN YOUR OWN HAC K YARD SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO INFORMATION OVER PHONE. JUSTLISTED: 2 Hr. "A" Frame, on 2-loU in Indian l ake, Cabin need* some finishing on inside, but owner said sell as is. Terms can be arranged, *12.000 CAN"! AFFORD LARGI PAYMENTS? THEN (IIICK WIIH US ON IHIS 2-BR , I1/, BATH OLDER HOME, ON 2 LOTS. 2 ( AR GARAGE, GOOD FINANCING TO QUALIFIED BUYER 2-Story Colonial home, built in 1910, in good con- dition, 7 Br., TBaths. I-Fireplaces, sitting on I'/> lots near downtown. BY AI'IHI...
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
TUESDAY WAV 23 It71 Cwn#e ' T v Dm, mc D*rT««MOVK 0 * Man C tHtd Gannon" Ton* t r«ncio*a Michael 086S news I MACNKIL / LEHNER " awtfh Ctowrv Laugh" Endora ■ war\ mnrtoy ) with Damn SI Mac NEWS m awtx oe... ** Corwmg loa Age" Do the •«oant changcs In our weather aia>e Ma ontat of a new ica £ tWCOOO NAME THAT HE MAftY TYLER MOOAE Hong lovas Tommy "> CMnaaa community I from young the many loves of dan (Caro- cauaai a young (WcftarO Masur) to ••a <M Mafcngt about F amii v film clas- M 19 rt ' "l T V Dm. mc all-st4r anithing "?*« "Cf ts RIGHT ma* TVLfR MOORE sta -or A frustrated The Yearling" Penny (Gregory Peck) and Ma (Jane Wyman) Baxter s lives are complicated when Penny Is bitten by a rattlesnake and thetr son Jody (Claude Jarman Jr.) adopts a (awn (Part t ol 2) 0 AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Klllough & Eckley / The Lost Gonzo Band' Killough and Eck- ley sing 'Grinnln' My Blues Away." Deep River Blues" and Who Do You Know In Idaho " Lost Gonzo Band performs "Daddy's Money," "Londo...
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
Etc TV LISTINGS Supplement to the Bastrop County Times, The Villager MAY 19, 1978 Copyright 1 1978 T V Data, Inc DAYTIME MOVIE 1:00 © "Blondie's Holiday" (1947) Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake. EVENING 6:000 OO© a) NEWS O MACNEIL / LEHRER REPORT © BEWITCHED "Samantha's Psychic Pslip" Sam and Darrin find that all thai glitters may not be gold © NBC NEWS 6:30 0 THE GONG SHOW © FAMILY FEUD O MARY TYLER MOORE O THIS WEEK (D ADAM-12 "The Parole Violator" Malloy and Reed try to help a young basketball player from returning to narcotics © THEMUPPETS Guest Nancy Walker |Oins the Muppets in merry Muppetmania © BEWITCHED © NEWS 7:00 O 09 LEGS (Premiere) A widow (Marcia Lewis) struggles to support her- self and her son (Scott Baio) in Las Vegas by working as a comedienne O O WONDER WOMAN A master at disguise (Charles Pierce) attempts to get all the information on a wealthy indus- trialist (George Chakiris) that IRAC has (R) O WASHINGTON WEEK IN REVIEW (D GUNSMOKE Tara Deputy Newly is attract- ed ...
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
2,^.6-S i£S<.i = £ ■ SUNDAY 5%v *' < ' 4 ♦ MONDAY may 21, 1978 Copyright ' 1978 T.V. Data, Inc. morning 5:45 O sacred heart 6:00 0 ptlclub 6:30© capitol eye 7:00q herald of truth O gospel singing jubilee O sesame street (r) © robertschuller © three stooges id cartoons 7:30 0 jerry falwell O robert schuller © voice of victory £0 princess knight 8.00 o ghost busters O© rexhumbard O mister rogers (r) £d religious town hall © this is the life 03 cartoons 8:30 O © day of discovery O captain gus O zoom (r) © james robison s3 jerry falwell 9:00 0 movie My Darling Clementine" (1946) Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell o © oral roberts O sesame street (r) © divine plan © people vue 9:30 o tv forum 8 day of discovery let the bible speak © baptist church © jabberjaw CD jimmy swaggart 10:00 0 camera three Forward In Space And Time" A report on the copper discs con- taining Earth's current sights and sounds sent with the Voyag- er spacecrafts on thetr billion year journey through space 8 austin pre...
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
THURSDAY. MAY 18. 1978 THF. BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 Widest County Readership SFC. II. PAGE 5 CLASSIFIED Phone Today! Bastrop Off ice 321-5721 Smithville Office 237-2461 Full County Coverage FOR SALE SPECIAL SERVICES f-;: MONUMENTS ; Memorial of Endur- ing Beauty. A complete line of Quality Granites. Honest Dependable Service, Reasonable Prices. All work fully guaranteed. Temple Granite Works, Mrs. C.M. Pesl, Rep- resentative. 801 Wilkes, Smithville, Tex. 78957 Ph. 237-2730. 14 ft. fiberglass."20""HVP". motor. Extra gas tank. Tilt trailer, new tires. Also 23" black & white TV. Call 237-3874 after 6p.m. 19-ltp Coke boxes. Old but in food running condition. 21-2327. 19-tfc 10' x 20' metallic office bldg. Panelled, insulated, air cond., wired, tile floor. To be moved. Call 237-3737. 16-tfc FOR SALE New 20' x 36" round tinhorn. Call 237-2830. 16-tfc Electric stove, 4-burner. Apt. size refrigerator. Perfect condition. See at Pipkin Real Estate. 301 W. 3rd. 15-tfc...
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
NOSE FOR BARGAINS? SPECIALS GOOD MAY 18 - 24 tiU£/••• Urttowifi, DON'T MISS OUR SALE HEALTH & BEAUTY AIDS 2 PACK BIC LADYS SHAVER .39 BRUT GIFT SETS $2.75 4'/, oz OLD SPICE COLOGNE $2.25 4 OZ. SKINNY DIP COLOGNE .99"^ ope/v / / oaysa ween 7a m 9 p m,~ ERMAR ■A OZ DURATION NASAL SPRAY *1.49 •i OZ. JOHNSONS BABY OIL .99* 2 oz. DRY & CLEAR $2.25 4.6 OZ. AIM TOOTHPASTE .69 5 OZ. CANNED SWANSON'S BONED CHICKEN OH TURKEY M (2 2 QUART PKG. PRE-SWEETNED KOOL - AID .39* 1 LB. SOFT - STICK CHIFFON OLEO .47c 12 INCH • 25 FOOT .35* DIAMOND FOIL 6 OZ. SOLIDS qqe STack 12 OZ. CANS xRUNUzrr SCHLITZ BEERl *1.4 LETTUCE .59' TOMATOES .49*1..1 CHUCK ROAST *1.09 POUND 6 PACK 12 OZ. CANS \ COKE"" SPRITE SEVEN ROAST $1 19 IMtW) if > 16 OZ BLACKBURNS APPLE JELLY .39c GLEN PARK 4 00 1 ANQUET $1.35 POUND *1.29 6 OZ. RATH BOLOGNA ■ LUNCHEON SALAMI - BEEF BOLOGNA .69® HORMEL - MARKET SLICED f LUNCH MEAT $1.25 -FROZEN FOOD LB 6 OZ FROSTY ACRES ORANGE JUICE 24 OZ. FROSTY ACRES .35* .63* CRINKLE POTAT...
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
BankAmericard Kodacolor II Film No. CI 26-12 Regular* 1.33 Kodacolor II Film No.cno-n Regular* 1.33 Kodacolor II Film No.CI35-24 ^ ovular* 1.99 ft ft • Brenham 2211 S. Day Mon. Thru Sat. 9 A.M. to 9 P.M: La Grange 215 S. Ellinger Mon. Thru Sat. 9 A.M. to a P.M. Columbus 1400 Walnut Mon. Thru Sat. 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. Supplement To Brenham Banner Preis Bellville Timet Somerville Tribune New Ulm Enterprise Weimar Mercury Eagle Lake Headlight Colorado County Citiien Schulenburg Sticker Giddingt Times Bastrop County Timet La Grange Journal Flatonia Argut SALE DATES: May 17th Thru May 30th Polaroid Film-88 1 Pack 3 99 Kodak GetReady For Those Special Occassions Handle *YK0(lQk lns*antcQ "e9ular'3j„ Kodak No'Pl?-JO *® ul or'6.2, 499 Regular'4.49
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
"*S. .oh vasAfc VI ♦010 3^1 *Sb "*81 • * Discount ceNTER Norelco Rotary Razor Adjustable Triple Header No.HP-1131 Regular'46.99 SALE * 34W Eight Track & Cassette Carrying Case Holds 24 Tapes-48 Cassetts 997 The Hot Top Hot Lather Dispenser By Schick No. 551C Regular* 12.77 SALE 1088 Timex i ^ij Watches 20% OFF Remington Soft Touch Electric Razor Regular'38*7 SALE 29 97 Norelco Curley Q Curling Wand with Mist NO.HB1600 Regular- 12.99 Polaroid Minute Maker Land Camera Regular*28" SALE SALE 9" 1997 Texas Instruments Digital Watch 20% OFF Norelco Gotcha Gun 1000 No. HB1707 Regular *19.99 SALE 16** Norelco 1200-2 Hair Dryer No. HB1701 Regular *26.87 SALE *1997 A\ //> y\ ¥// \jj< THE SKiN MACHINE by CLAIROL Battery Operated Regular*13.59 SALE *10** heski
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
© ill I BankAmericaro Sunbeam The Great American Popcorn Machine Regular •23.99 Sunbeam 4Qt. SALE 1788 Sunbeam Deluxe Mixmaster Mixer Regular *79.99 ■finr* Smbtom Baggies Trash | Bags lOCt. 30 Gallon 99< Hefty Super Weight Tall Kitchen Bags 12 Ct. Regular 96* ikf IMORELCO Food Processor with Direct Drive Motor^-->. Grinds Chops Even Kneads Dough No. HB-1115 Regular *93.71 SALE $7995 SALE No. 7508 "POLY PERK- AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC 4 lo 8 CUP COFFEE MAKER Regular •10.39 SALE $088 SunbeamTotal C lea n-Power-Pierce Can Opener & Knife Sharpener Regular •19.49 SALE i 6" Kordite Trash & Grass Bags 20 ct. Regular *1.69 $ |«9 SALE Fry Daddy PrestoB ureef2 Dw Droctn /m///6m/r/r/^r/(///// By Presto //m/Am/// rw/c?yn// featuring Liddle Griddle Regular •23.97 Regular*22.97 SALE SALE 1788
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
Of Bargains sew up Fashions &Save Fabric 100% Polyester Reg. $4.99 *2" SALE VBWW.SSNW. Co) 4- 4 Fold Rag. 79* Lydia's YARN 100% DuPont Orion Acrylic SALE ^ 59 \V^\VVVVVV%>VWNNVV BankAmericard welcome WAV.V.V Ladies' Ladies' Sleepwear Gowns - Pajamas - Robes To Match 100% Nylon By Marie Star Or Dixie Bell Reg. $9.97 SALE $y99 Children's Bed Pillows 100% Polyester Fiber Fill Mat Resistant, Non- yt Allergenic $ Training Pants By Curity 5 Layer Crotch Reg. $1.19 SALE 39^ i w%> v.y.VA\w.w.v.w.v^y.Y.y.:.:.:.:.:.x. :. >:.:.:.y.>y. >; Playtex Tummy Shaper & Bras Cross Your Heart, 18 Hour, Free Spirit 10% OF Scuff Reg. $3.49-$3.39 SALE *2" VVW\WV\WNSVVNVVN\S\V.W%\NN\\\S%N\\VS\%V.%NS\%%\V x\wO .4.>.SN\\\%S%SV.\%W N>^i \V y.^>j$ PLASTIC I Cloths Reg. $4.99 SALE $099 All Ladies', Men, & Children's Summer Sandals Sale $ Reg. $4.99 * Reg. $3.29 $ SALE All Men's Short Sleeve Shirts Dress or Sport Regular $10.97 SALE ^99 ■<" U) *//
Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
^y\ ^ 1. - ■*«• -, ■;STWinr a-.fc««--■ < «r.uxf .' "SftL^.. Hanging Baskets White- Yellow- Green BankAmericaro ...ON!" Discountcenter Reg. *2.99 249 <! Raid Yard Guard Out DoorFogger $219 Gro-Tex 10-20-10 Cow Manure or Peat Moss 1 Cu. Ft. Fertilizer 16 0z. Raid Professional Strength Ant& Roach Killer $ |29 16 Oz. Aero. per| Hose Hangers Reg. 99* 79 Reg.'l Aqua-Gun Hose Nozzle $119 h Off! B $129 I Keeps mosquitoes away from you up to 6 Oz. 7" ROACH-TAPE _ neW $ m 79 II i^johnson ujax | i \ ill 1 | 1 \ A WHOLE NEW WAY m tfil l ROACHES 3-Speed-Heavy Duty Traveling Sprinkler Reg. *34.97 525w Galvanized 14" x 18" Hexogan Support A Plan Use As A Trellis Or Support For Plants Rea.*3.29 TAPE TO KUJ^ ROACHES^ ' i Home & Garden Sprayer "i 3 Oai. Reg.'19.97 16"
Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
BamkAmericapo 7J I \l m/M % mam Hair Spray Vaseline Vaseline Baby Powder 24 Oi. 13 Oz. Fem-Mist Lemon or Natural 89' Vaseline Baby Lotion 16 Oz. 3 Oz. Vaseline Baby Shampoo Jergen's Reg. Or 16 Oz. Extra Dry Skin $|19 10 Oz. ^vXoUon Vaseline Baby Oil 16 Oz. Reg. *1.03 Close-Up Brenham 2211 South Day Columbus 1400 Walnut 4ox. Toothpaste SALE Mennen's Tropical Blend PHARMACY Where Everybody Saves Caladryl Lotion (Oi.Size $ ^ Baby Magic Sun Tan Lotion A Aerosol 99* 7 Oz. 9 Oz. Lotion 8 Oz. Clairol Ciairesse Kaopectate Alpha Keri Bath Oil 2 New Shades 8 Oz. Oscal Tablets 8 Oz. Clairol Final Net 100't A YDS Ultra Hold-Non Aerosol CANDIES jSg hi oucmg pu* 4 Oz.
Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
BankAmericard master charge o- o n e<:+. «w W <«n«oc« m# hkhviih1.1.^ Chinet 10" Divided f "SXki Plates Family 40* Off Jzsmm 11m f Charcoal Lighter Clorox Gallon Bleach 79c Family Size Era $459 iipRath B!ackjjawL Rath Black Hawk Wieners Reg. or Beef 12 Oi. Pkg. 87* Rath Black Hawk Honey Glazed Ham 3 Lb. $599 Lifebuoy Bath Soap 4® Off ~/$1 Label 3/ I Minute Maid Lemonade HONEY 1 CENTER Rath Roll Sausage No. 2 Pkg. $ |89 6 Ox. Frozen 4/*l Birdseye Cool Whip 9 Oz. 59* A & W RootBeer Regular or Sugar Free 6 Pk. Georgian Tissue l49 Delta Tissue 69' Delta Towels---™-----1- 39* Cheese-Peperonl- Totino's Hamburger- Pizzas.—5""*-!-- 89 Whole Kernel or Del Monte Creom s,yl" Rath Black Hawk Sliced Meats SOz. Cooked Ham *1'9 6 Oz. Chopped Ham Rath Black Hawk Sliced Bacon & Corn 303 Can Del Monte Peas Del Monte Spinach. 3/95' 303 Can „3/89* 303 Can 3/89' 300 Can Lipton Family Tea Bags "51_*149 24 Oz. 87< Black 4 Oz. 83* 12 Oz. Wesson Oil McCormick Pepper._ Arrow Pinto Beans .J.L...
Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 18 May 1978
Oil Filter >:-Wrench O V By *b Hollywood nAm Accessories Regular 99' I (3% Sale BO Super Sport Grip >«%•• loflular SALE 2 *3.99 J Wax Kit Pre Softened Paste Wax inn- Regular 12 0*. •2.29 SALE *y Havoline Motor Oil w°. 57* § -czPreston "^fcestOM Gallon 3 Heavy Duty Torque Wrench 'v Inch Drive 150 Ft. Lbs. Regular $7 49 SALE *5 99 Sercon 12 Refrigerant no.. ^ Regular $1.19 salt'9 DISCoun BankAmewicaro Anti Freeze & Coolant Kit Prevents Loss Of Coolant With Radiator Cap Regular $3.19 SALE STP Double Oil Filter Sealed Beam Spotlight 10 Ft. Cord - Plugs Into Cigarette Lighter - 12 Volt - 35,000 Candle Power Regular $6.97 SALE $5" Speedy AutoFlator 12 VoltDC Mini Compressor Regular'30.99 SALE ,24*7 Auto Air Freshener Hollywood Freshener Regular*1.09 SALE 88* $ Crappie Jigs ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ m m ■ ■ ■ ■ Weatherproof Lantern Floats With Battery *"* Regular A 8 23 $ K99 3 Mann's Little George Lures Regular73* SALE Ambassadeur Reel Sale Garcia Reg. *44.95 5000 *39" Reg.*49.95 45...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 25 May 1978
I Inc. P. 0, Box 45*36 I . o. Pox 43^36 > ^ DaUae, pastrnp (Luinttu (Ltntes Serving Smithville, Bastrop, Elgin and all Bastrop County 20* VOL.87. NO. 21 FOUR SECTIONS. 18 PAGES THURSDAY. MAY 25. 1978 Majority Of Seniors Prefer To Work Fewer Grads Going To College BY GARRY PEEBLES SMITHVILLE — A few years ago. a standard line used by all high school commencement speakers at graduation exercises was, "You are now at the cross- roads of your life." Presumably, the phrase finally became so threadbare that it simp- ly couldn't be used anymore and it finally passed into obliv- ion. Unfortunately, however, thread- bare as it may be, it still has some truth in it, because when the mem- bers of a graduating class walk out of the auditorium after that last ceremony, the fun and games of their childhood are over. They are immediately faced with a series of decisions which will affect them the rest of their days. The most obvious of these de- cisions is "Where do I go from here? To college? ...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 25 May 1978
SEC. I. PAGE 2 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHVILLE, TKXAS 78957 THURSDAY. MAY 25. 1978 >n r ^ inions IWMMMIimtHIHIIIHIIIIIMIHflllHIIItlllllilmilllMIIIINIIIIIHtlllllllHIIIHIIIHIIIUIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIilllllllMIIIIUI Congratulations For several hundred yourig persons in Bastrop County May 26 wilt be more than "just another Friday night." For them it will mark graduation from high school and into a new time in their lives Some will go on to college and possibly post graduate studies. Others will put their skills to work in a wide variety of vocations. Whatever the choice, from that moment on they will begin guiding their own destiny. Needless to say, it won't all be fori and games, but graduating classes have faced the same challenges in the past. For the last 12 years, the public school systems of this county have shaped and molded these young adults. How well the job was done remains to be seen. In the meantime, wc say congratulations to the seniors of 1978. May good fortune follo...