Nineteen young ladies to try for Jubilee crown

June 17-20, 1966 Nineteen young ladies from McCulloch County will be candidates for the title of Miss Heart O’ Texas for the 39th annual July Jubilee celebration this year. The title will be decided by popular vote at the Miss Heart O’ Texas Pageant at Bulldog Stadium, July 1 at 8 p.m. The show is sponsored by the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and all candidates have tickets for sale. Advance sale of the tickets are $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. Tickets at the gate will be $1.50 for adults and .75 cents for students. Voting will be done on one ticket, one vote basis and ballots will be cast on entry to the stadium. A giant “political rally” will be held June 25 at 8 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium. Dr. Jerry Wood will emcee the program and there will be no admission charge. The nominees will be introduced and entertainment will be presented. Linda Harvey, reigning Miss Heart of Texas will relinquish her crown at the pageant. Linda has been attending Southwest Texas College at San Marcos where she is one of the drum majors. She is the daughter of Mrs. Adelaide Harvey. The pageant is the opening activity of the July Jubilee celebration. On July 2 at 10 a.m. there will be a downtown parade and the buck and billy show at the livestock barns at Richards Park will begin. At 2 p.m. the horse races begin. The pageant contestants and their parents are: Sheryl Wall, Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Wall. Donna Springer, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Arons, Rochelle. Dainty Wood, Mr. and Mrs Everett Wood. Linda Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. Red Simpson. Susan Boren, Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Boren. Sandra Brock, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Brock. Kathy Flemming, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Flemming, Melvin. Linda Gibson, Mrs. and Mrs. Howard Gibson. Pam Guice, Mr. and Mrs. John Guice. Reva Hargrove, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Hargrove. Karen McCulloch, Dr. and Mrs. Albert M. McCulloch. Sandra Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Marshall, Melvin. Paula Jane Miller, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Miller. Carol Neal, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Neal. Carol Ricks, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ricks. Becky Roper, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Roper. Kathy Young, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Young, Jr. Betzy Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Jean F. Williams. Karen Feazelle, Mr. and Mrs. James Feazelle *** Dickie Reed takes ag research post Dickie V. Reed has recently been appointed to the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture as a Plant Quarantine Inspector. His appointment will be in New York. While in New York, Dickie will undergo four months of intense training. Upon completion he will be stationed at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Dickie is a 1958 graduate of Dublin High School and a 1962 graduate of Sam Houston State College. He taught school in Brownsville and in Fredericksburg before attending Texas A & M University for post-graduate work in soils. Prior to moving to New York, he worked as a soil scientist with the Soil Conservation Service in Brady. *** Nancy Puryear, David Brown marry Miss Nancy Carole Puryear, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Puryear of Austin, became the bride of David Andrew Brown, son of John S. Brown of Brady and Mrs. Vera Brown of Austin, Saturday evening, June 4 at 7 p.m. St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. The Rev. Edward Long officiated. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of peau de soie with pearl- beaded appliques on the empire bodice and chapel length train. Her butterfly veil was held by a pearl-beaded pillbox, and she carried a bouquet of gardenias. Phyllis Puryear was maid of honor, Mrs. James Bourland, Matron of honor and Miss Katy Wash, bridesmaid. Bobby Keesee of Brady was best man and groomsmen were Gerald Fritsche and Wayne Shook, Edward Brown and Tommy Wattinger served as ushers. The bride, a graduate of Travis High school in Austin is employed by the State Comptrollers office. The bridegroom is a graduate of Rochelle High School and is employed by Oil Field Haulers Association.

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