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Hogs[ & Sons Book Bindery Sprlnsport, Mioh. PRESS 1980 "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" cents single copy EAR, NUMBER 17 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 THURSDAY,APRIL 9, 1981 were held last week at First Savings and Loan in Malakoff celebrating the grand opening of Pictured, left to right, Is Wayne Callaway, John Chesley, vice president of First Savings, Judy Newman, ice ,resident-secretary-treasurer, Jack McCool, Judy Seat, branch manager, Reggie Crim, assistant vice veil, Jim Blakeney, Commissioner Precinct I, Clark Cain, president, Carl Anderson. Jack Murray ~. See Congratulatory, Section B. (Staff photo by.Lori Callaway) te announces with CareFl/te Am- Henderson County Court at Monday's the new membership for sh gles and Members will be charged a base $1.75 per voile. Non- Pay a base fee of $120 fee is double last 5 are the same but doubled for non- year's rates were $I per mile for everything over I0 miles contract and attorney's fee. The for subscribers and $1.50 for every mile commissioners also authorized for non-subaeribers. Brownsbero's request for street work, Miller said although these rates are approved the bond for the COUnty , high, the flompany lost more than delinquent collector, appoi a $70/ M l ,year needed to at least child welfarc board member,i break even this year. He also said at two more fur .the grievance least 4,000 subscribers are required to committee and approved two plats in operate two vehicles in the county and Precinct2. that the CareFlite membership drive is The court agreed to spend $340 for the now in progress, insaUation of a communications filter In other business, the court approved for the police department and $23,800 some expenditures, including equip- for a new brush cutter for Precinct meat purchases for the Athens Police Department and Precinct 4, a service See CAREFLITE, page 11 , will be kick-off day for dling and barrel racing. Robertson and Phillip Spivey. Judges Future Farmers A parade will begin Belt buckles for first, second and Dickerson,Will be Steveand JohnnyJhnsnHughesand TommYwill be school and procede third places will be awarded for each flagman. event, and the high point senior corn- Malakoff Lions Club members will be will be held bothpetitor will be awarded the Kenneth on handtoprovide refreshments. Spivey Memorial Award, a $50 savings The area is located two and one half nights at 8 p.m. bend. from 20 miles south of Malakoff on Highway 90. 'ounty area. Announcer this year will be Charles Admission will be $I for children and $2 bull riding, scoop Dickerson from Jacksonville. Pickup for adults, according to Keith Upchur- wild steer sad- men will be Donnie Locke, Owen ch, FFAPresident. By ANNROUNSAVALL Jenkins will have two incumbentsIn the uncontested Trinidad I.S.D. Both Trinidad and Caney City have back on his council in Trinidad. Erma trustee race Bobby RounsavaU and Bill new mayors as a result of Saturday's Dickey and Arthur Arnold, beth seeking Green were re-elected to their positions election. Ernest Jenkins made Trinidad re-election, regained their posts. The and James Johnston won a one-year un- history by capturing 101 votes and the vote count was 161 and 158, respec- expired term. Each one received 49 distinction of being the first black tively. Contender Elmer Phillipsvotes. mayor the town has ever had, while received gOvotes. Incumbents Don Hughes, James George A. Capuano proved true the In Caney City incumbent Melvin Pryor and Rance Anding were all re- axiom that every vote counts as he Langley will serve another term having elected to another term on the Cross ousted incumbent Caney City mayor garnered 44 votes. Booker T. Brookins Roads I.S.D. beard. Dorothy Hale by one vote. also won a place on the council with 49 Hughes polled 120 votes, Pryor had votes. Other contenders and their vote 102, and Anding had 88 votes. Other con- Howard Julian retained his position was George B. Roberts with 14; as mayor of Malakoff by defeating con- William H. (Ted) Rogers with 18; and tenders included Bill Drummond with tender Joe B. Dingier by a count of 214 Albert M. Reagan with 29. 71, Mark Davis with 71, and Bill Hope to 7. Incumbent C.L. Nichols was re- Charles Morman and Jan Sneed took with 30. elected to his council post along with places in a close Malakoff I.S.D. trustee Bob Dempsey was elected mayor at newcomer Robert Hernandez with 175 race. All four candidates received over Tool, defeating Les Carter 297 to 210. and 128 votes, respectively. Also con- 200 votes in that count. Mildred Smith and J.M. Smith will be tending for the Malakoff vote with a Incumbent Morman received 255 on the council as a result of that elec- write-in campaign was incumbent Er- votes, Sneed received 287, and conten- tion. Mrs. Smith had 328 votes while Mr. nest Wilson who received 71 votes, ders Walter Jackson received 236 while Smith garnered 336. Also contending Wilson had not filed for re-election. Larry CaUaway gained 219. was F.L. Hullum with 280 votes. COACHES CHIP SOUZA AND JOHN BEASLEY had their 9-10 All Stars' undivided attehtion during a timeout of their opening round game of the Region IV tournament held here last weekend. The local stars captured the junior division title with a 37-30 win over Quitman and will compete in the 1981 National Tournament next week in Levelland. See related story, page 7. (Staff Photo by Lori Callaway) 99 ram Calendar of events tl CALLA1 weight reduction business for ten years, way to corn- and before quitting, joined an exercise with her desire to class that utilized music with their down by exercising, routines. Although she enjoyed the class, she didn't like some of the songs in a well-known she had to exercise to. Her solution....to LOW AND CONNIE CREEL practice "Scripturecising" while on Nannle Drake's living room. (Staff Photo by Lorl Callaway) work out her own routines to Scriptural music and devise her own exercise program. Her slogan is, "Put the Word in with a work out." She says that everybody has two heart conditions, one spiritual-one a recent visit to Malakoff. Their practice ways physical. Both respond to Scrip- turecise. Connie was a resident of Marianna, Fla. when she started out with her new program. She had a big response from both young and old and soon found her- self traveling to other states. She has started classed in Alabama and Georgia as well as all over Florida. Connie has established a trademark, or in her words, "a service of her own." She has become a celebrity...on a record in Florida and is writing a book now. She receives calls from all areas wanting her to come and start classes in towns or churches. She usually tries to go and train one person in the routines to establish a leader of the group. When her husband was transferred to Palestine where they now live with their three sons she started classes there. Donna Brownlow, daughter of Naunie Drake, is a member of that class. They meet every day in different churches in the mornings. The women are free to choose which days they can come. "It gives women an opportunity to en- joy a great exercise program and at the same time an opportunity to fellowship together," she said. The greatest testimony for Connie's "Scripturecise" is that she has lost 57 pounds and has kept it off for ten years now, Anyone interested in Connie's program can write to her at 321 Chest- nut, Palestine, Texas 75801 or call 723- 1887. She said she would be happy to come and get a class started and train someone to lead the group. BAKE SALE The Malakoff Little Dribblers program will hold a bake sale Friday morning, April 10, in front of Citizens State Bank. Proceeds from the sale will help fund the boys' trip to the national tournament in Levelland next week. TERRELL HERITAGE TRAIL The Heritage Trail of Homes, an annual springtime event in the East Texas town of Terrell, will be held this year on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 28th, the weekend following Easter. This year's tour will include five vintage homes, dating from 1885 to 1922, plus an 1895 executive rail car, the Heritage Room of the State Hospital containing an- tique furnishings from 1885, and the Carnegie Library and Museum. RAINFALL REPORT The Malakoff area received 4.86 inches of rainfall in March of 1981, according to Bro. E. P. Allen. Bro. Allen reports that the average for the past nine years has been 3.48 inches of rainfall in March. The area has received 9.71 inches of rain for the first quar- ter. The average per month for this year is 3.63 inches. LITTLE TitEATRE PRESENTATION The Little Theatre in Athens will have four performances of "Kismet" Wed- nesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Curtain time will be 8 pro. For reservations call 675-2697 or 675-1963 at night. ME~TINGS The Malakoff City Council will meet Monday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the city com- plex. Items on the agenda include canvassing of votes, administration of the oath of office, election of mayor pro-tern, discussion and action on law enforcement and CareFlite membership drive resolutions, and authorization to let bids for drilling a new water well and for a new police vehicle. The Malakoff Dad's Club will sponsor their annual Easter Egg Hunt for all children Saturday, April 18, beginning at 5 p.m. The hunt will be held at the Dad's Club Park. Malakoff Masonic Lodge will hold their study club at 7 p.m. Monday, April 13 at the Lodge Hall. The regular meeting will be held Thursday, April 16. Malakoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon meeting. Timber Trails 4-H'ers will meet Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. at the Lions Den. The Malakoff I.S.D. Title I committee will meet Wednesday, April't5, at 3:45 p.m. at the Malakoff Elementary School Library. OFFICE HOURS The Malakoff News office is open on a regular basis from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m, Monday through Friday~ For your conven/ence, please contact the office during those hours to assure that your news is included, COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS To make sure people are aware of your organizaUon's activities, contact the Malakoff News at 4890831. For an item to appear in the Ne~s on its Thursday publication it must he received at the News office by 4 p.m. on the preceeding Monday. I)I';ADLt NE INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads and display advertising for the Thursday publication date of the Malakoff News is 4 p.m. the preceeding Monday. For further information contact the News office at 489-053|,