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Hog8 a Sons Bc, oa ,I/ .adery , Znc. Spz"inSpo,.t, Mieh-. 4928 two weeks remain for can- to file for places on the ballots be held April 2. candidates may file for a the ballot at the office of each g will be held March 14 March 29 with the regular elec- to be held on the first Saturday in MALAKOFF and two councilmen will be Malakoff. The terms of Mayor Howard Julian and councilmen open for a one-year term. Filing will be to have filed as of Tuesday. trustees. The posts held by Ronald C.L. Nichols and Robert Hernandez will at city hall Erma Dickey and Arthur TOOL Speed, Carl Anderson and Mark Ferrell expire. Candidates can file for the two- Arnold havefiledforre-election. The mayor's seat and two council will be up for election. Prospective year terms at city hall with City STAR HARBOR seats will be filled in Tool. Mayor Bob candidates may file for the three-year Secretary Tina Speake. No candidates The two-year terms of aldermen Dr. Dempsey and council members terms between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the had filed as of Tuesday. Noble Hedge, Lewis Book and Mrs. Ed- Mildred Smith and J.M. Smith will be administration office. No candidates na Malone will expire in Star Harbor. up for election. Prospective candidates had filed as of Tuesday. TRINIDAD Candidates may file at city hall. No may file for the two-year terms at the A mayor and three councilmen will candidates had filed as of Tuesday. city hall. City Secretary Arlene John- TRINIDAD ISD be elected in Trinidad. The two-year CANEY CITY son will serve as the absentee voting Voters in the Trinidad Independent terms of Mayor Ernest Jenkins and A mayor and two aldermen will be clerk. School District will be electing three council members Erma Dickey and Ar- elected in Caney City. Filing may be MALAKOFF ISD trustees. The terms of L.D. Estes, Ar- thur Arnold will be expiring. The coun- completed at city hall. AldermenVoters in the Malakoff Independent monde Renteria and James Johnston cil seat held by Jim Langford will be Melvin Langley was the only candidate School District will be electing three will expire. Filing for the three-year terms will be at the school ad- ministration office. Both Estes and Renteria were the only candidates to have filed as of Tuesday. CROSS ROADS ISD Two trustees will be up for election in the Cross Roads ISD election. The three-year terms of Mallory Chris and Billy Lee will beth expire. Candidates may file at the school administration office. Chris has filed for re-election but is the only candidate to have filed as of Tuesday. 1982 "The Voice of the Lignite City" cents single copy [RST YEAR--NUMBER 7 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1983 By ANN ROUNSAVALL In addition, he said, the state is re- City Councilmen approved working the State Water Plan, a ordinance Monday night proposition that voters have twice tur- fficially brought the Country Side ned down. , into the city limits. Hayter suggested that councilmen presently under construc- begin serious consideration as to what utilize city water and sewer direction the city plans to go in the Developer Guy Durham said future to assure a plentiful water sup- that the motel would be corn- ply. Also meeting with the council was Ed acres that were annexed areMiller, developer with Altus, Inc. of of the city proper on Hwy. Dallas. Miller told councilmen that he had Jncilmen also held a publicbrought some Texas Power & Light on annexation of property property on either side of Hwy. 90 north east of the newly developedof Malakoff near Cedar Creek Lake. Mobile Home Park. The He said that he plans to develop the is planned to be used as a land in the near future and would like to vehicle park and sales of- utilize city water and sewer and to eventually be annexed into the city Bob Hayter met with the limits. to advise them on the most "Our objective is to build homes for future people here," he told councilmen. Miller urged councilmen to look out to the council the around at the construction presently in the past in fin- underway in Malakoff and try to a good water well to add to the prepare for the future development that is about to happen. tt city officials should Miller pointed out that some 2,000 long-term planning for water workers will soon be moving into the that they look to a area with the construction of the plan- away from the city or ned Houston Lighting and Power Com- pany plant and that "you (the council) uncilmen of hearings can made a decent, place,[or them, or now by the state that will be you can take a 'don't see-it don't hear- determination of water it' attitude. They'll be hereanyhow." he said. holds water rights in Texas is "I urge somebody to stand up and justify their need. Hayter said become a leader and take the bull by haven't reached the the horn because this thing (growth) is region as yet, but will be rapidly approaching," Miller said. The Altus development will be a said that the hearings have"Star Harbor" type development, ac- ing out a lot of permits from cording to Miller, aimed at attracting who have not utilized the the type of people that everyone would Lo them. want to live in the community. Mayor Howard Julian read a letter request for a left turn signalat the Hwy. for the month amounting to $18,362.18; Julian reminded voters that the 90 and Hwy. 31 intersection has been appointed councilman Ben Woolverton deadline for filing for a place on the from the Donovan-Galvani Company denied. thanking the city and Chamber of to replace Dennis Cannon on the city ballot for the April 2 election is March 2. Commerce for their help in solving a According to the letter the amount of manager screening committee and an- He also informed councilmen that he security problem at their plant. He also traffic "falls below the design criteria" nounced the completion of a new water and Councilman C.L. Nichols will be going to Lufkin to pick up government read a letter from the State Highway of the highway department, line for Maryland Street and the ad- surplus cheese within the next four to Department telling the city that their In other action the council paid bills dition of two new fire plugs, six weeks. COUNTRY SIDE INN--under construction, is now officially a part of the City of two-story structure is scheduled for completion this fall. (Staff photo by Benny Malakoff. Councilmen annexed the site for the new 60 unit motel during a regular Rogers) meeting Monday night. Located west of downtown Malakoff on Highway 31, the 4 (; / :i @ OPUCH missioners whittled down Sheriff calls for $4,988,395 in expenditures alloted $12,000 for a new car and an While the sheriff's request for two tax rate which would generate the same additional $1,500 for car repair. These additional deputies was pared down amount of revenue from the current tax that rowingHendersOncountyCoUntyin the dltionalCbarlie twoFieldS'deputiesrequeStto a fOrsinglerein, an ad- for the year.While estimating $4,372,157.90 revenue expenditures plus salary and insurance one, his appeal for two cars anti roll astakeninlaStyear. Judge Winston Reagan forcement while raising prisoners food The deficit is made up by a hikes boosted the Juvenile office's clothing allowance for the two proposed More than a three percent increase on court Monday allowance by $175 from laSt year tc $1,123,291.28 balance in the county budget from $34,686 in 1983 to ,027 reinforcements was approved by the would have set in motion a series of money to handle the ac- 53,500in 1983. coffers as of Jan. 1. The estimated thisyear, commissioners. The sheriff's requested public notices and hearings as man- f of rapid growth All county employees received a 15 balance at the end of 1983 will be In the commissioners court budget budget hike of $67,661 in 1983 was dated bystatelaw. athers responded by percent pay hike. Judge Reagan said }07,054.18. , for 1983 the largest hikes came in ex- slashed to $51,124 for a total allotment Last year's tax rate was 33 cents per _ million budget forlater the wage increases were deter- Henderson County s apportionment penditures for valuation engineers and of 55,517. , $I00 property valuation. The total tmalS.S7centetaxrateper$100 mined after a survey of adjoining of federal revenue sharing funds for court ppolnted attoraeys. The allot- In the county Judge s office the funds taxable values in the connty repertedly valuation, county salaries and simllar occupations 1983 are estimated at $241,098 with a ment for engineers was raised from for a special Judge were boosted from doubled to nearly $1.8 billion through Judge Reagan's pronounced in the private sector, balance left over from last year of $20,000 in to $25,000 this year whlle $800 in to $1,500 this year. reappraisal by the Henderson County "build a better and safer The 1983 county budget, adopted after $21,505.74. the attorneys apportionment was Budget cuts AppralsaIDistrict. County" (see ac- a marathon flve-hour executive session Budgetlflkes doubled from $14,000 last year to $2S,O00 Perbaps the blggest budget cut came Otheract/on statement), the com- of the commissioners court Monday, The county Juvenile officer was in 1983. in the allotment for the care of minor- In other commissioners court action age children by the county child welfare board and juvenile depart- ment. While this expenditure increased from $17,569.46 during 1981 to $19,297 last year, the $27,294 requested for this purpose in 1983 was slashed to $15,000. Tax rate The 18.87 cents 1963 tax rate per $I00 property valuation is a three percent increase over the calculated effective Monday Mary Hunter and Mary Lee Barnes were appointed to the county historical commission while Joe Monroe Payne of Chandler selected to serve on the county grievance committee from a list of county grand Jurors. Payne will be notified by CountY_ Clerk Joe Dan Fowler to see if he will consent to serve on the committee. Federal Communications Corn- than Cedar Creek. Otherwise, Judge interest," Judge Harrison said.fighting off efforts to have the frequen- D. C. has gran- Harrison concluded, that Cedar Creek's The principles of Cedar Creek Radio cy put in Athens the Routts then filed an Company a con- application was superior because of Co. are Ed Routt, Norma Routt, his application with the FCC to build a permit for a new FM station Cedar Creek's proposed integration of wife, and Ed Routt, Jr., his son. All station on the frequency. mhz at Malakoff. its three principles into daily station three members of the family will work There were two competition ap- one of the general partners management and because Cedar Creek full time when the proposed station is plications, one being Henderson County Radio Company, made has no other attributable media in. ontheair. Radio and the other being an Athens this week. At the terests. Routt said the FCC decision will group. Administrative Law Judge The principles of Henderson County become final 50 days after its release on The Athens group dropped out, but denied the competing proposed only part-time integration Feb. 9, unless Henderson County ap- Henderson County Radio stayed in and Henderson County Radio. and they are sole owners of an FM peals the decision within 30 days or the went through a hearing with Cedar Henderson County station in Terreli. Commission reviews the decision. Creek in August of last year. The Feb. 4 preference "Approval of the Cedar Creek ap- The Routt family began work on get- decision was a result of that'hearing. [ sligStiy larger coverage plication would better serve the public ting the radio station in August of 1979 with a feasibility study in the Cedar Routt said if Henderson County does Creek Lake area. Results of that study not appeal the decision that he and his led to the filing of a petition to have the family will begin preliminary construc. frequency assigned to Malakoff. After tion work by May 1. Tony Brigmon will be guest speaker past four years he has represented for the annual Malakoff Chamber of Southwest Airlines as their Goodwill Commerce Banquet scheduled for Ambassador and has conducted over March 18. 500 |x.Tdnars and programs for some of . Brtgraon's subject will be "Changing America's top organizations. and Feeling Good l" Tickets for the banquet are now on Brigmon is a resident of Grand sale for $8 each. They may be put- Prairie where he heads his own per- chased at the Chamber of Commerce serial development company. In the office or from any member. MEETINGS Malakoff Lions Club will hold its regular meeting the Lions Den. Thursday evening at 6:30 at Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet for a training session Monday, February 21, at 7 p.m. at the fire station. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will hold their regular study club at the lodge hall Monday, February 21. Malakoff Rotarlans'will meet at noon Tuesday, February 22, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. The American Association of Retired Persons, Athens Chapter No. 1152, will meet Wednesday, Feb. 23rd in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church on Lovers Lane in Athens at 11:00 a.m. A covered dish of food brought by members will be served at noon following the program and business meeting. MYSA TO MEET / The bialakoff Youth Sports Association will hold a general meeting Th.ursdaY, February 17 at 7 p.m. in the Elementary school eafeterla. Items to oe mscuss . include Little Dribbler Basketball, Little League baseball and the upcommg-- ra -ra - fie. All MYSA members and interested persons are invited to attend. COMMUNITY ANNOUNC|MEN13 To nllke s~Jre people are aware of your organization's activities, Contact the Malakoff News at 489-0531. For ell item to appear in the Thursday publication it must be received at the News office by 4 p.m, on the preceedidl Monday. DEAOUN[ INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads and display advertising for the Thursday publication date of the MallkOff ' News is 4 p.m. the preceedinil Monday. For further information contact the News at 489-0531, i,', ,,