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June 9, 1999




Texas Tidbits
___bluebull Stores change to LifeWay. Fourteen Baptist Book Stores in Texas are changing their names to LifeWay Christian Store in grand opening celebrations across the state this summer. Stores in El Paso, Lubbock and San Antonio will kick off the name change June 26. Other stores in Arlington, Dallas, Lewisville, North Richland Hills, Plano and Better Books Christian Center in Tyler will celebrate the transition July 17. Four Houston-area stores will make the change during their grand opening weekend Aug. 14. All stores will offer special promotions and giveaways during the week of their openings. The store at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth will be known as LifeWay Campus Store beginning July 23. The state's 15th LifeWay Christian Store began operations in Austin on Sept. 21, 1998.
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CURTIS BEAIRD
___bluebull UMHB names Beaird. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has named Curtis Beaird Jr. vice president for administrative and academic affairs. He has served as vice president of external affairs since 1990.
___bluebull Kemble to Wayland staff. Charles Kemble has been named development officer for Wayland University's San Antonio center. He previously was pastor of Northwest Hills Baptist Church in San Antonio.
___bluebull Last Wayland child dies. The last child of the founder of Wayland Baptist University has died at the age of 109. Mabel Wayland Adams died May 30 in Glen Rose where she has resided for many years. Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church June 1. She was born Dec. 30, 1889, in White Rock.
___bluebull Hispanic Women's Conference slated. This year's Celebrating the Hispanic Woman Conference will be held July 9-10 at First Baptist Church of San Antonio. Deadline for housing reservations is June 25. For reservations, call the Sheraton Four Points at (800) 288-3927. The program features a variety of breakout sessions, in addition to large-group celebrations in music and worship.

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