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La Porte Flight
Attendant Honored as UNITED 100
4, 2013 in Chicago, Kimberly Guettler was honored in the United 100 for her contributions as a member of the United
Airlines flight crew for a heroic deed. The United100 honorees are selected from over 84,000 employees and are presented to
any employee as a result of being selected by United panel of peers for going above and beyond the call of duty. In Kimberly’s
case she took immediate action when a co-worker inadvertently put super glues in her eyes. Kimberly took immediate action
by calling 911 and then rendering first aid given by the Poison Control Center until paramedics could arrive. La Porte
is proud to have Kimberly as one of our citizens. Kimberly moved to La Porte in 1984 and has been a Flight Attendant with
United Airlines formerly Continental since 1998.
Ashley Boysen Gamble
Words cannot express the gratitude of the outpouring of love and support during
our time of loss of Ashley Boysen Gamble due to a tragic automobile accident. The words of condolences, flowers, food
and just overall support for our families was amazing beyond belief. It is truly wonderful to know how much people care.
you all again,
In Christian Love
Ken and Darlene(Gamble) Bays and familySteve and Rhonda Boysen
of the Year chosen for 2013
Thirteen outstanding educators have been chosen by their
peers to represent their schools as 2014 Campus Teachers of the Year. Elementary honorees and their schools include Jose Lozano,
Bayshore Elementary; Laura Teepe, College Park Elementary; Shelly Green, Heritage Elementary; Jaime Garcia, La Porte
Elementary; Jensy Antony, Lomax Elementary; Beverly Reynolds, Jennie Reid Elementary; and Sara Campise, Leo Rizzuto Elementary.
Representatives from LPISD
secondary campuses are Joni Hawkes, Baker Sixth Grade Campus; Shawn Oliphint, La Porte Junior High; Joshua Rodarte, Lomax
Junior High; Elizabeth Pearsall, De Walt School; Jaime Licon, La Porte High School (core areas); and Kimberly Ruter, La Porte
High School (non-core areas). Campus Teachers of the Year will be honored at the May 14 meeting of
the La Porte ISD Board of Trustees and the May 9 Service Awards celebration. The announcement of the District Elementary Teacher
of the Year and District Secondary Teacher of the Year will be made during the Service Awards event, which will be held from
5 to 7:30 p.m. in the La Porte High School Student Center.
Lake Area Republicans
The Clear Lake Area Republicans will host its April meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at the Harris
County Court Annex (Judge Louis Ditta’s court) at 16603 Buccaneer, Houston Texas 77062. Social begins at 6:30 p.m.
with the meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. We hope you can join us!
FOE Host Wild West BAR B Q Cook-Off
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2753, at 803 S. 8th street in La Porte, on Friday May 3 and Saturday May 4th will host their
annual charity Bar B Q Cook-Off. Breakfast will also be served Saturday from 7:30 am til 9:30 am for $6 per plate. Beginning
at 11:00 am, Bar B Q plates will be $7 for 1 meat & $ 8.00 for 2 meat plates. All proceeds will go toward La Porte Scholarships
in 2014. The public is invited to stop by, enjoys some good food and you can always bid on your favorite cook teams Chances
to win. This event is always full of fun and good Bar B Q.
|Edna Lou Means
Edna Lou Means
Edna Lou Means, 65, of La Porte, Texas
passed away on March 21, 2013. She was born in Dewitt, Arkansas on September 10th, 1947 to Joseph and Doris Ramus. She is
preceded in death by one daughter Stephanie Kelly. Edna is survived by her husband Dwyn Means, children Louis Means and wife
Sherri, Mark Means and wife Anna, Annette Rae and husband Colin, Melody Oviedo and husband Will, Joseph Byrum, siblings Kelly
Ramus and wife Gail, Delores Beason, William Ramus, mother Doris Dye, 13 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandchild. She worked
for Dr. Johnston for over 20 years.
Visitation will be Sunday March 24th, 2013 from 4:00PM to
7:00PM and services will be on Monday March 25th, 2013 at 2:00PM at Paul U. Lee Funeral Home.
Annie McKie Adams
Annie McKie Adams passed away peacefully in League City, Texas on April 23, 2013 after a long battle with
Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Morgan's Point, Texas on December 10,1929 to Oscar Ellis and Elizabeth (Bessie)
Annie was the youngest child of a family of five. She married her high school sweetheart and best friend
Robert E. Adams, her husband of 63 years. They always told each other whoever leaves this earth first they would wait for
the other just beyond the moon. They made their home in La Porte, Texas where Robert was a Houston Pilot and Annie was a real
estate agent until Robert retired in January 1994 and moved to Rockport, Texas. Together they fished, worked in the garden,
and played their final years together. Annie was a mother of two children, daughter Deborah Winegar of League City and son
Louis Adams married to Karen of Aransas Pass, Texas. Robert and Annie opened their home to Jeanne Baker Zemanek, the girl they raised and loved. Annie was blessed with a large extended family
that included many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Robert A. Adams married to Amanda and children Allie and Colton
of the Woodlands. Clint A. Winegar married to Stephanie children Emily, Ethan and Adam of League City. Lisa Spivey married
to Greg child Connor of Corpus Christi. Carri A. Winegar child Farron of League City. John Zemanek Jr. married to Stephanie
children Drew and Devin of La Porte. Brantley (Rocky) Zemanek children Lauren and Kendal of La Porte.
She is preceded
in death by her husband Robert, parents, and her brothers and sisters Louise Baker, Fay Adams, Roy McKie, George Ellis (Cal)
Visitation will be from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Friday, April 26th, and the
funeral service will be at 2:00pm Saturday, April 27th, both held at Niday - Fairmont Funeral Home in Pasadena.
Multi-Family Huge Garage Sale
–household goods-tools-you name it we got it for Sale…. 3606 Autumn Lane, Baytown Texas, Thursday-Sat. 7:30am
til 3pm. No EARLY SHOPPERS!
2013 Federal Holidays
| January 1||Tuesday||Year’s Day|
21||Monday||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr|
| February 18*||Monday||Washington’s Birthday|
| May 27||Monday||Memorial Day|
| July 4||Thursday||Independence Day|
| September 2||Monday||Labor Day|
| October 14||Monday||Columbus Day|
| November 11||Monday||Veterans Day|
| November 28||Thursday||Thanksgiving
| December 25||Wednesday||Christmas
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