International Polar Bear Day

two polar bears in the sunsetMonday, February 27 was designated as International Polar Bear Day by the conservation group known as Polar Bears International to raise awareness against global warming. Global warming is devastating polar bear habitats rapidly. This year the organization launched Siku Cam, a live video stream of a polar bear cub named Siku from his home at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park. The group also made a New Year's wish on behalf of Siku:

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Hershel Glen Wooten, 1925-2012

Hershel Glen Wooten, resident of Jacinto City and former Assistant Chief of the Jacinto City Police Dept., passed away on February 18th.  Mr. Wooten was also a 25 year veteran of the Houston Firefighters and served with the Harris County Prec. 2 Constables.  He established the Jacinto City Opry on 10323 Palestine. The Opry is Saturday from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.  Mr. Wooten was an active member of his community and attended City Council Meetings.  He will be laid to rest in Cisco, TX.   

 

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Black History Children's Program--Martin Luther King, Jr. Booktalk

Come and join us for a Black History Children's Program tomorrow at 4:00 pm.  Ms. Linda will be doing a book talk on Martin Luther King, Jr. in celebration of Black History Month.  Hope to see you there!

 

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Black History Program--"I Have a Dream" DVD

Come and join us for a Black History program tomorrow night at 6:30 pm.  We will be viewing Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.  This program is open to adults and teens.

 

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