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March 10, 1983

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Ho88 Sona /.ndery , Spz. n ort, M oh. 4928 , @ ~.. tes have been determined for 2 elections for area school lgrustees and city council mem- .~e voting will begin March 14 es of each agency and will 1M until March 29. p ~11 be oven from 7 a m. to 7 Ip 12, -- ~g is a listing of candidates :B, 2[~~ races Incumbents are iden- iby(i) appearing beside their ! ~NEy CITy CITY COUNCIL IM Judge, Betty Kite ~Juflge, Bobble Anderson 'l~. ~ry, E.W. Barron '|at Caney City City Hall Dorothy Hale W.H. Rodgers Lewis Summers At-large seats: Two candidates with greatest number votes become members Melvin Langley (I) Dub Holland Jim Henderson Edward Nichols MALAKOFF CITY COUNCIL Election judge, Earl Gentry City Secretary, Tins Speake Voting at Malakoff City Hall Mayor: Howard Julian (I) At-large seats: Two candidates with greatest votes become members. number Nannie Drake Robert Hernandez (I) C.L. Nichols (I) Martin Walling, Jr. Ernest Wilson One-year unexpired term: James Anders Herman Moore STAR HARBOR CITY COUNCIL Election judge, Alice Barndt City Secretary, Roberts Ferris Voting at Star Harbor City Hall At-large seats: Three candidates with greatest number votes become members. Lewis P. Bock (I) Ford A. Drake Dr. Noble H. Hodge (I) TOOL CITY COUNCIL Election judge, Mary Frances O'Dell City Secretary, Arlene Johnson Absentee voting at Tool City Hall Election day voting at Tool Civic Center Mayor: W.E. Brunet Earl Kay At-large seats Two candidates with greatest number votes become members. G.K. Gnstafson L.H. Phipps J.M Smith (I) TRINIDAD CITY COUNCIL Election judge, Mrs. Tommy Stanfield City Secretary, Genice Blythe Voting at Trinidad City Hall. Mayor: Ernest Lee Jenkins (I) At-large seats: Three candidates with greatest number of votes become members. Arthur Arnold (I) Irma Dickey (I) Jim Langford (I) TRINIDAD lED THREE PLACES AT LARGE-- L.D. Estes (I), Armando Renteria (I), James Johnston (I), and Ronnie Hiler. Polling Place - Trinidad Elementary School for both regular and absentee balloting. Election Judge - Russell Yates. Election will be decided by a majority vote. MALAKOFF ISD THREE PLACES AT LARGE -- Mark Ferrell (I), Ronaid Speed (I) and Guy Smith. Polling places - Regular voting at Malakoff Elementary School Cafeteria and Tool Civic Center with absentee balloting at the school administration office. Election Judges - Mrs. Bobby Rogers and Maxine Scrimshire, respectively. Election will be decided by a plurality vote. CROSS ROADS lED TWO AT LARGE SEATS -- Maury Cristi (I), Billy Lee (I), Bill Butler and Joe Hall. Polling place- Regular voting at High School Homemaking building and ab- sentee balloting at the principal's of- fice. Election judge- Willie Matthews PRESS 2 YEAR NUMBER 10 "The Voice of the Lignite City" cents single copy Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1983 le~,iyANN ROUNSAVALL According to Ellis, Moffett wastwo blocks up from the accident scene [: . Y morning accident Tuesday traveling west on Hwy. 31 when Mrs. in August following another accident tersechon of Cedar Street and Cliver pulled onto the highway from there in May that claimed the life of li,l['2Y31inMalakoffclaimedthelife Cedar Street attempting to turn east. Malakoff resident, Tony Price. /~Puf a'~.heart Cliver, 43.Ellis said that he was traveling east on Following the Price death caution ~ala~al| aMa l~w4e~nteMr~rS Cliver's Hwy. 31 on the inside lane when the ac- lights and a lower speed limit for the i cldent bet aiional 18- cident occured and that he ran his area were requested. truck OCcured at 7:16 a.m., ac- ~to investigating officer James squad car up on the curb in an effort to Malakoff Police Chief Don McCord avoid collision with the truck after the said that he has requested a lower I~L~,,t~ Ma]akoff Police Depar- impact, speed limit for the area, bounded on the ~. [i~t.~um was an eye-witness to the Mrs. Cliver was killed instantly and north by Malakoff High School. P'~the pronounced dead at the scene by "It's a dangerous place," McCord truck, Arthur J. Moffett Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Judy said, "and I wish we could get them to ~a--was not injured in the Newman. lower the speed limit to 35 miles per M_~l{~ing to Ellis, Moffett's"There just wasn't anywhere for me hour." -,IMp.-' ~eased to Victor Freight to go," Moffett said. McCord said that in previous ~.~kansas and was loaded withEllis said that Moffett was driving discussions with the State Highway t~Mrs. Cliver's van was under the state regulated 45 miles per Department he had been told that it would "slow down highway traffic" too hour speed limit at the scene. ~;~aWreck and the truck was ~[,,~-'~ uamaged, possibly totaled. Caution lights had been erected about much to drop the speed limit to 35. @ @ e Malakoff businessman city councilman I. W. March 3, 1983. Georgia, moved to they established /. to the Malakoff first black to serve in He served as councilman and was listed in "Who's in 1975. Scottish Rite in which he served as of the Scottish Rite A. F. & A.M. of Texas, of Sheba Grand Chap- He grew up in the Cross Roads Com- munity and was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church where he served for many years as superinten- dent of Sunday School. He served as recording secretary for the Palestine Bowen District Association for many years. In 1942 he married Georgia Mac Carrol. He attended Cross Roads Elementary and High School and graduated from Fisher High School in Athens. He was certified for Mortuary Science Profession by attending and graduating from the Gupton-Jones School of Mor- tuary Science of Dallas. bern Isaac WashingtonSurvivors include his wife, Georgia 1920 in Malakoff in the Brown; one son, Kenneth Ray Brown of ty. He was the Dallas; four sisters, Mrs. Alma of Rev. Issaac W, andStallwort, Jessie Mac Barron and Clara Brown. See BROWN, page S !. W. BROWN Q am I "-BYBENNY ROGERS as honorable mention were seniors 381 tallies. Coleman, a second team ~lJerryl Jackson and Jackie Carey Jackson, Homer Turner and pick a year ago, averaged 14.1 points ~[l~o~.a group of six Malakoff Brenda Hoyt and sophomore Mandy per game during the 1982-83 season and ~ ~:~sketball players named Rogers. finished a three-year varsity stint with ~t~:.u~trict 17AAA teams Mon-Jackson, a ,5-foot-10 wing for Coach 652 markers. '~1~,.'~ at a meeting of the Willie Wilson s Tigers, pumped in 580 The Tigers finished with a 10-19 ~i~l~aches in Palestine at West- points on the season for a 20.0per game season worksheet and 109 in 17AAA chool, scoring average. Jackson finished his play. The Tigerettes were 12-15 on the L ~ and Cole a nd varsity career with 816 pomts ~.S~ttt~- man ~amed seco " . season and 3-7 in loop warfare. ,C" mr their performances Coleman was the leading scorer for District 17AAA champion Crockett [ "'e 19~3 17AAA season. Named Coach John Hayton's Tigerettes with See DISTRICT, page 4 at MalakoH Elementary ~bool, was amazed as Magicians Phil and Hazel Huekabee pulled hls shirt during an assembly program last week. Also pletm.ed Is Dana Glover, Students and Lg Olmn House at all schods ~ week. (Staff photo by ~ Callaway) I II II I ANOTHER MALAK01~F RLESID~NT was &Hi~ tbJs We~k hl*iU~ automobile accident while entering tlighway 31 n~r. Malakoff High School. It was the second accident claiming the life of a local resident in less than a year. Busses passing the wrecked vehicle of 8ybil Cllver were transporting students for morning classes. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) eny S; By FRANK 8OPUCH Pay raises were denled justlces of the peace O.D. Bag eK and Mrs. Jap Lucas TONY BRIGMON Tony Brigmon to speak at banquet Tony Brigmon will be guest speaker at the annual Malakoff Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet Friday, March 18. Brigmon will speak on "Changing and Feeling Goodl" A resident of Grand Prairie, Brigmon heads up his own personal development company. He has represented South- west Airlines as their Goodwill Am- bassador and has conducted over 500 seminars and programs for some of America's top organizations. Alfred Williams will officially be in- stalled as new president by out-going president Nannie Drake. Assuming of- fice as vice president will be Pare Meredith and James Anders will hold the treasurer's post. Incoming directors will also be in- troduced. They are Gerald Coun- tryman, Ron Speed, Jack McCool, Pete Dodson, Peggy Estes, Howard Julian and Leonard Beaubien, Also to be presented at the banquet will be the Director of the Year Award and the Retiring President Award. Tickets are still on sale for the banquet from Chamber members for each. The banquet will be held at the elementary mdwol cafeteria. despite their personal appeals to the Henderson County Commissioners Court Monday morning that they be included in a 15 percent salary hike accorded other elected officials in the 1983 county budget. The two peace Justices share JP Precinct 1 which was divided last year as prescribed by state law because its boundaries include the city of Athens, a municipality of more than 8,000 population. Judge Baggett's Place 1 en- issues of the office." The widow of former Athens municipal judge Jap Lucas noted Monday that her office last month collected more than $6,000 in fines and revenue with $5,000 of that amount going into the county coffers. Judge Bagger also appeared before the commissioners to say that the apparent lack of his percent raise was" somewhat disappointing." Zero budget During Monday's commissioners compasses an area north of the com'- court session County Judge Winston thouse while Mrs. Lucas' Place 2 covers Reagan appealed to the board to con- a region south of the courthouse where sider implementing a zero budgeting both peace Justices are headquartered, procedure in which excess revenues of The pay hikes were considered individual precincts would be recycled during an executive session of the through the road and bridge fund at the commissioners court Monday af- end of the year, instead of carried over ten oon. The commissioners came back into open session briefly to announce the denial of the salary raises. "I assumed that all elected officials at the courthouse would receive a 15 eudgrCent pay reise as stated in the et," Mrs. Lucas told the com- missioners Monday morning. "Justice is more important than the monetary to the next year's budget. "It is not a good idea to carry over money to the next year's budget,,' explained Judge Reagan. "It Is only fair that tax dollars be reallocated from the pot as they are needed," Commissioner Jim Blakeney of Precinct 1 expressed concern over the See COURT, page 8 MEETINGS The Malakoff Band Parents Booster Club will meet Thursday night, March 10th, at 7: 30 p.m. at the Malakoff High School Band Hall. Malakoff City Council will meet in regular session Monday, March 14, at the city complex at 7 p.m. Masonic Lodge No. 759 Study Club will be held at the Lodge Hall Monday night, March 15. Malakoff Retarians will meet at noon Tuesday, March 15, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon meeting. Malakoff School Board trustees will meet in regular session Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at the old elementary school building. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will hold their regular slated meeting on Thursday, March 10th at 7:30 p.m. All master Masons are invited. Members of Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will have a dinner for their families on Saturday, starting at 6:00 p.m., March 12th at the Lodge Hall. They are calling it "Family Night" at the Malakoff Lodge. RAINFALL REPORT February 1983 was the wettest February in 11 years, according to Malakoff's official weather watch, Bro. E.P, Allen. He recorded 6.06 inches of rainfall for last month. The closest February to this amount of rainfall was 4.24 inches in 1977. He also reported that we had one of the mildest winters in 11 years with the coldest temperature recorded on December 12, 1982 of 27 degrees. Total rainfall for the last two months is 8.30 inches. The Henderson County 4-H/United Way Omelet Supper will feature diced ham, cheese, peppers, and green onions available for omelet fillings, along with a salad, toast, french fries and a drink. Everyone is invited for the fun and good food. The time is 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, Marcl 21st at the National Guard Armory in Athens.Tickets are available from 4-H'ers or at the door, and are $3,00 a plate. Cedar Creek Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at Headquarters Building located at Prairie Creek Marina, Gun Barrel. iiiiii i i i i i i ii i i , IIIIIL II I I I I I , i, ii .J Jllll!.[J I