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i: IZA--The MalakoH News, Thursday, Feb. S, 1961 Moisture remains a major concern for agricultural producers throughout ~East Texas. If current conditions con- tinue, a critical situation will exist not only with agricultural enterprises but also with cities which depend on lakes for their water supply. Some producers are beginning to run out of hay for their cattle, according to Wayne Taylor, area economist- management for the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. This means that other feeds must be pur- chased to get the cattle through the remainder of the winter. The nutrition level of the cow herd is very important, especially during the breeding season. Although expenses should be kept as low as possible, proper nutrition must be maintained. If winter pastures show signs of o : (JACKSONVILLE)--Forest and grass : fire danger is rising. ': Forest fuels, particularly grasses, : are drying out rapidly, according to a : state forestry spokesman. " "Wildfire danger in this area is moderate at present but will rise : significantly with continued dry weather," said Dave Skove, district :: forester with the Texas Forest Service : in Jacksonville. :! Water, weather :: used in naming ::! towns in Texas :. Although it's not always plentiful, water must have been on the minds of :. many Texas towns' founding fathers. :i There are 41 Texas towns named af- ,i tar springs; another 37 have the word ;: lake in their names; 17 towns are named for creeks, rivers or brooks. Community names also reflect Texans' :; preoccupation with the weather. Rail, ~' Dew, Rainbow, Cook Dryer and Snow ~: Hill are examples. ;', In its November newsletter the Texas ',: Water Resources Institute - located at '~: Texas A&M University - points out the ;; importance of water to the history of : the state in the names that Texans have !: given their town& Some names describe the local water situation: Sour Lake, Sweetwater, Agua Dulce, Shallowater and Red- water. Then there is Long Lake, Big Lake, Blue Lake, Silver Lake, Clear Lake and Little River, Surviving World War II veterans ac- count for more than 40 percent of the 30 million living ex-service personnel. Some $0 percent of the veteran population served during the Vietnam Era. nitrogen shor/age, Taylor recommends topdressing with a nitrogen fertilizer. The odds for getting rain should be get- ting better every day and if the fer- tilizer is out, several days could be saved. Weed control in hay meadows and permanent pastures could be very im- portant this year, especially if dry weather continues. Fertilizer needs to be used by grasses and not by weeds. Some soil testing laboratories report an increase in the number of sell sam- plea being received for testing. This is a good indication that producers are taking a closer look at expendltures and trying to make the fertilizer dollar go farther. A soil test is an excellent management tool for both the forage and row crop producer. @ continues "Fortunately, winds have been fairly low and minimum relative humidities have stayed moderate," he declared. "We would be in a high fire danger situation, otherwise." Even with the moderate weather, however, Texas Forest Service crews fought 235 fires which burned 2169 acres through the first 13 days of this year. The TFS forester noted that many wildfires are caused by careless brush " and trash burning, and he listed several precautions persons who burn outdoors should observe. Burn in the morning when humidity is highest. Don't burn on windy days. Clear a line around your fire, and stay with it until it is completely out. "Public cooperation is essential," he stated. "People can help themselves -- and us - by burning debris safely and by reporting all suspected wildfires. District Clerk LeUa Mae Garner to use the old juvenile office space on the third floor for record storage. Juvenile Officer Frank LaRue Jr. has moved to the new Juvenile center next to the county Jail. The appointment of members to Levee Improvement District 3 was passed over until the court could talk to Jack Life, the district's attorney. John Yarbrough, a member of the three man board, declined reap- pointement and told Blakeney that five men should be appointed. Leo Kinabrew and Brink Barnett will be reappointed. Blakeney said he is considering appointing Bill Frlzzell, Billy Norwood and John Buquoi to the board ff five members can serve. RONALD OVERTON, sixth grader of Malakoff Schools, pinned a yellow ribbon on Superintendent Jack Murray last week as the school's celebrated the return of the American hostages from Iran. Students also held a special patriotic assem- bly. (Staff Photo by Lori Callaway) Marcetta Linehaugh of Kemp and Frances Schultz of Trinidad were selected for the grievance committee. ROBERTL. BOWERS in one of the Navy's 85 basic oc- Navy Seaman Recruit Robert L. cupationalfields. Bowers, son of Clifford L. and Dixie M. ~; 13town of Malakoff, has completed Included in their studies were ,, recruit training at the Naval Training seamanship, close order drill, Naval ,', Ccmter, Great Lake, Ill. history and first aid. Personnel who During the eight-week training cycle, complete this course of instruction are ;, trainees studied general military sub- eligible for three hours of college credit jects designed to prepare them for fur- in Physical Education and Hygiene. ther academic and on-the-job training He joined the Navy in October 1980. hI , " from page one Mrs. Nat Ryan and H.J. Ruth had originally been selected but said they didn't want to serve on the committee. Fehrurary has been declared as membership month for the Henderson County Association for Retarded Citizens. The commissioners will wait for more bids before they decide whether or not to repaint the courthouse dome. ROSA C. GRAVES Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Collins Graves, 86, of Kerens, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Paschal Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. L.L. Conner "and Rev. Audrain Hardin officiating. Interment was in Kerens City Cemetery. Mrs. Graves died Sunda~ in Maywood Manor nursing home in Kerens. She was born Oct. 13, 1894, in Texas. She was a member of Long Prairie Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Opal Wyrick and Mrs. R.W. Stares, both of Kerens; one son, Son Collins of Trinidad; one sister, Irene Lewis of Mabank; and 12 gran- dchildren. Pallbearers were O.C. Conner, Gayle Quinn, Stoner Baker, Bubba Blisset, R.R. Hilliard and Homer Carroil. ~tlllllllllllll| , Refrigerators . Freezers . Washers , Dryers , TV's, Radios * Ceiling Fans , Air :Jnd tJoners II II convenience of checking and the earnings of savings... with Continentars Check Plus. While you write checks on your Check Plus account, your balance earns 5V4% interest compounded daily. Check into Check Plus today, one more plus from the people who offer you the most. I 502 E. Royall Blvd., Malakoff Member FSLIC Home Office. Freeport, Texas from specific objective or skill students are expected to learn by the time they com- plete a particular grade," Mrs. err points out. "We use term 'criterion-referenced' simply because it is a short way of saying the answer to each question must lead back to a specific objective," Mrs. Orr explains. Ninth grade students who do not make a satisfactory "exit level" score may retake the test each year they remain in high school. However, they will not be required to take it more than once. Later attempts to improve scores and evaluate any remedial programs will be voluntary. The annual test program will be ad- ministered by specially-trained per- sonnel in each school district under the guidelines and supervision of the Texas Education Agency. Mrs. Orr ( that Malakoff testing sch~i students in the district will ~ C{~ ~. grade, Feb. 3-5; High School:~ and third grade, Feb. 11-13. ~ are encouraged to make i days their child has been sch testing and make a special ef.~ that the student is in atten .d~ day. All students in grade tl~ ~,~ ! and ninth will be required to~ test. Save the heat! Rememl~ ~" cheese is an instant food and little heat to melt. If you need l~ ping a hot food such as soup, v~ or a casserole, heat that re~ those foods will usually be melt cheese added at ths~ cooking. Valentine Greeting Cards .................... 15' to Packages of School Valentines ................. 59' and 1 Valentine Cut-Outs (175 pieces) ................ $1.19 Pangburn Candy ........................ $1.95 to S&H GREEN STAMPS MALAKOFI. . Air Conditionini! 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