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i/og6 & Sons Book B ndery , SprP.6'port, M.l.oh. k928 11-12 ALL STARS open their bid for a third straight trip to the national tournament tonight at 8:30 p.m. as the Region IV tournament gets underway at Tiger Gymnasium. Team members pictured are: (front Loper, Clyde Dowell, Greg Ashiock, Billy Hughes, Donnie Hedge and Sean Stenovitch. (Back row l-to-r) McKean, Andy Thomas, Mike Hoyt, Grady Baker and Mike Lowery, Standing in back are coaches Dee ers. Coach Gary Ashlock is not pictured. (Photo by Tom Wylie.) By BENNY ROGERS The 1981 boys Region IV Little Drib- bler tournament gets underway today (Thursday) at Tiger Gynmasium. Eight teams are scheduled to compete in the double elimination, three day meet. Teams from Malakoff, Brownsboro, Quitman and Winnsboro will hattie in the junior and major divisions. The 9-10 year olds compete in the junior section, while the II-12 year oids play in the major league. At stake for the junior division winner is a trip to the national tournament in Llevelland April 15-18, while the major division winner will meet the Region III win~m" in a best two out of three series to decide the national tourney represen- tative. The Region III meet will be held in Fairfield. Quitman and Brownsboro are scheduled to open the tournament at 4:45 followed by the Malakoff- Winnsboro clash at 6. Brownsboro comes into the tourney as the defending regional junior division champion. The Brownsboro stars defeated Malakoff by two points in the finals last year. The major division portion gets star- ted at 7:15 as Brownsboro and Win- nsboro collide. Malakoff's 11-12 boys, bidding for their third consecutive trip to the national meet, tangle with Quit- Brad Taylor. The team is coached by man's All Stars at 8:30. The local stars John Beasley and Chip Souza. won the national championship as 9-10 Major division team members are year olds two years ago and finished Greg Ashlock, Paul Loper, Mike Hoyt, fourth in the nation last season. Donnie Hodge, Grady Baker, Scan Action continues Friday afternoon, Stenovitch, Billy Hughes, Mike beginning at 4:45, as the teams head Lowery, Clyde Dowell, Willie Smith, toward the championship games set for Andy Thomas and Sean McKean. Saturday night at 7:15 in the junior Coaches are Gary Ashiock, Dee Hoyt division and 8:30 in the major division, and Benny Rogers. Saturday's action gets started at 10:30 a.m. Tournament Director Mike Hodge Representing Malakoff in the junior encourages area fans to attend the division are Bart Beasley, Eric Clen- tournament and support the local denning, Guy Monroe, Steven Gregory, teams with enthusiasm and good spor- Marcus Hornbuckle, Marcus Dowels, tsmanship. Hodge also reminds fans Redney Slaton, Chris Ivey, Frank Pat- that concessions will he available and ttson, Marck Trice, Eric Trimble and that there will be an admission charge. PRESS "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" cents single copy YEAR, NUMBER 16 Box 509, Malokoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1981 ROUNSAVALL Mrs. Drake,~ presidenf~'of Cityher of the First Baptist Church in was named Malakoff Building Supplies, is the widow of the Malakoff where she has been a Sunday Year before a crowdlate Marles Drake who was namedSchool teacher for 44 years. She is a annual Chamber Citizen of the Year two years ago. She member of the choir at church, serves i Tuesday nig, h t.was cited for her community work, as church hostess and is a membei, of nstalled as "~ specifically her w~: with U~e Chain, t~e, ~hureh ~fi~wer eommlt~e: She ~:i organization and Jack ber. She is active in all areas of volun- Director of the teer activities, including the Cancer Society and United Way. She is a mem- Reagan is listed in good condition in George Washington in Washington following a gunshot wound to the left lung vas shot as he left a speaking engagement at a Washington doctors reported that Reagan is in good to three months. was Reagan's press secretary, James Brady, who was shot Secret Service agent Ken McCarthy who was shot in igton policeman Thomas C. Delahnty. Hinckley, Jr., a former Highland Park resident, was "attempted assassination" of the president. currently serves as vice,lZreeident ;of the American Business Womed~s Association and is a director for the Chamber of Commerce. She was also installed as vice president of the . organization at the banquet. Mr. and Mrs. Drake have long be~) noted in the Malakoff area for their help to individuals and families. Mrs. Drake takes a special interest in helping young people. She is the mother of three children, Donna Brownlow, wife of Texas Ranger Ronnie Brownlow; Chris Drake of Houston and another daughter, Bar- hat.a, who died at the age of 18. She has five grandchildren, Laura, Casey, Ben and Brad Brownlow of Palestine and Blaine Drake of Houston. In accepting the award Mrs. Drake said that all of her activities were plan- ned "to promote the Christian ideal of See NANNIE, page 12 NANNIE DRAKE is congratulated by out-going Chamber of Commerce president Jack McCooi Tuesday night after she was named Malakoff Citizen of the Year. Also pictured is in-coming president Wayne Callaway and Mrs. Callaway. (Staff Photo by Ann Rounsavall) hopefuls have filed Sillick, is not Five hopefuls have places on the Cross is contested by a.m. and close at 7 positions open, candidates seeking Mayor Howard Julian C. L. Nichols and Er- , for election in the dection ,Hall. Howard Julian will have several choices be contested on the ballot by Joe B. monOand Mark Davis. CANEY CITY upcoming electionDingier and candidates for the two TOWN OF TRINIDAD The terms of mayor and two two-year places on the council to be filled are in- In Trinidad four hopefuls have filed terms of councilmen will be on the interest will in-cumhentC. L. Nichols and Robert Her- for the mayor's post. IncumbenthallottnCaneyCtty. The two year term I.S.D. trustee race nandez. Wilson did not file for re- Lamesa Sillick did not file for re- of Mayor Dottle Hale and positimm of are vying for twoelection, election, but hopefuls for the post are Bob Garrett and Melvin Langley will be MALAKOFF 1.8.D. Bill Freeman, Ernest Jenkins, open for election. The election will be Two places will be open on the ballot Freeman Miller and Johnny Pete held at Caney City City hall with Bobble for Malakoff I. S. D. trustee. The seats Alrheart. held by Sam Tanner and Charles Mor- Seeking re-election to their council Anderson as election Judga. Filing for the post of mayor is man, both three year terms, will be posts are incumbonts Erma Dickey and Dorothy Hale and George A. Capuano. filled. Voting will be at the Tool City Arthur Arnold. Also a candidate for Seeking council posts are hOl0~fuis Hall and the Malakoff Elementary councilman isElmerPhilltps. Melvin Langley, George B. Roberts, School cafeteria. William H. (Ted) Rodgers, Booker T. Incumbent Charles Morman has filed TRINIDAD I.S.D. Broekins and Albert M. Reagan. for re-election, and other candidates Two three year terms will be up for are Larry Callaway, Jan Sneed and election in the Trinidad I.S.D. vote. The Walter Jackson. terms of Bill Green and Bobby Roun- CITY OF STAR HARBOR CROSS ROADS I.S.D. savall will expire. Also on the ballot will Voters in Star Harbor will elect three The places held by Don Hughes, be the unexpired term of B. W. Tatum aldermen for two-year terms. Elmer James Pryor and Rance Anding will he who resigned the position due to ill Finley and Roy Baxley are retiring at upfor election in the Cross Reads I.S. health. The election will be held at the end of their terms in April. Dr. D. Voting will be in the homemaking the school. Noble Hodge is offering to serve building at the schoel. Incumbents Rounaavall and Greenanother term upon expiration of his Incumbents Hughes, Pryor and An- have filed for re-election, and James present term, and other hopefuls are cling have filed for re-election and other Johnston has filed for the unexpired Lewis Book, Graham T. (Johnny) hopefuls are Bill Hope, Mark Drum- tel're. Johnson. cluded Arthur Arnold, Billie Davis, Erma Dickey and John Spencer. The item that they refer to was Alrheart's statement that while serving as mayor "Bill Freeman broke the standing contract we bad with NIPAK and got the council to change the con- tract." The statement signed by Mayor Sillick states that Mayor Freeman did not break the contract and did not try to break the contract, but worked diligen- Uy to retain the contract as originally negotiated. The history of the controversy started when NIPAK was built. At that time the town of Trinidad agreed to sell water to the firm and signed a contract that highly contested local sin interest as four the mayor's post in Sllllck has not to her position but Bill Freeman and filed. Other can- Pete Alrheart run inThe News four members of the t some information Counciimem. the statement in- provided that NIPAK would pay the City secretary Genice Blythe conflr- cmts of running the lines and any ad- med this week that at one time MAR- ditional costs that the town would incur. SCO owed the town some $14,000 in past NIPAK, a subsidiary of Euserch,due water charges. Since that time, she Corp. and Lone Star Gas Company, said, they have paid $7,000 of the shut down their operation unexpectedly original hill and have agreed to pay the in 1978. They sold a portion of their balance within two or three weeks. plant to Marsco in Feb. 1960. NIPAK, "Our original contract with NIPAK still stands, as far as the town is Con- according to records at city hall, requested at that time that the town allow NIPAK to sell the original con- tract binding payments to MARSCO. The town council voted not to allow the sale of the contract. MARSCO, a subsidiary of Williams- Hudson Group, LTD, an English related conglamarate, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, 1981. cerned," Mrs. Blythe said. Mrs. Blythe also said that some, question had been raised concerning the amount of past due accounts. "The town has very few delinquent water bills," she said'. "We have two that are over two months past due, and See TOWN, page 12 Calendar of events MEETINGS Friends of the Library will meet Wednesday, April 8, at 10 a.m. at the Library. All members are urged to be present. Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at the fire station for a training session. Trinidad Chamber of Commerce will meet Monday, April 6, at the community center at 7 p.m. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 study club will be held Monday night at the lodge hall. Malakoff Dad's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the club's facilities. The I. O. O. F. will meet Tuesday, April 7, at the lodge hall for their weekly meeting. Malakoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday, April 7 at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. The annual Azalea Trails began Saturday, March 28 in Tyler. The Trails will remain open through April 5. The Malakoff Lions Club will hold its regular meeting this Thursday evening at the Lions Den at 7 o'clock. The Malakoff Art Society will meet Tuesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the city hall conference room. Dr. Margaret Hick of Navarro County Junior College will present slides. Malakoff Masonic Lodge will hols an MM Degree Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in place of the regular study club. DERRICK DAYS' CELEBRATION The fifth Annual Derrick Days' Celebration will be held in Corsicans March 28- April 4. The list of activities to be held in this town located on Interstate 45, sixty miles south of Dallas, includes events for all ages. The major day of Derrick Days week is Saturday, April 4. Events scheduled for this day include a 9.3 mile run. The Oil Town Minithon; a 9 mile marathon canoe race, appropraitely called the "Corsicans Spill," and the Texas Championship Whttewater Kayak Slalom Race. Also scheduled are a Chili Cook-off, softball tournament, old-time fiddler's con- test, hot air hallon race, spring bazaar, children's events including a visit from Ronaid McDonald, Kids Olympics, Super Teams Competition, Oil and Energy Museum, Classic Car Show, Armadillo Race, Bed Race, and plenty of food. For additional information, contact the Corsicans Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 426, Corsicans, TX 75110, or call 214/874-4731. OFFICE nOUns The Malakeff Nowe offion is open on s reJular basis from 9 a.m. until 4 p.ml Me,~day through Friday. For your convu/~te-, Ide|um c~tsct the office durtnS those heurs to auure that Yunr mnve isincluded, COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMff.N'IM To nudm sure ponldo ire aware of yeur ol1~nlaaUon'l activities, cuntaet th* Malakoff News at 44B.0~1, For an itom to splmm' in ~ Nm~ on its Thtmsiay puld/cation it must be received at the Nero office by 4 p.m. on the pr~mdtol Momby. DEADLINE INFORMATION Deadline for news items, clauified ads and display idvortisin8 for the Thursday publication date of the Malako~f News Is 4 p.m. the preceedin8 Monday, For further toforn~tton cotltact the News office st 48~0f~1.