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PAGE 8 - The MalakoffNews - Friday, April 9, 2004 Billy Bowden, Jr. Services for Billy Bowden, Jr., 52 of Gun Barrel City, were at 3 p.m. April 3 at Eubank Memorial Chapel with Mr. Randy Sambrough officiating. Interment followed in Payne Springs Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home Mabank. Mr. Bowden was born November 19, 1951 in Dallas and passed away March 31, 2004 in Tyler. He was a truck driver for Crete Carriers and enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing his gui- i tar, and spending time with his family. Mr. Bowden was em- ! ployed with Redman mobile homes for 18 years and was with ! Crete Carriers since April 16, 1999. He was preceded in death { by his mother, Dora Bowden and father, Billy Bowden, Sr. 1 Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Bowden of Mabank; son, ! Billy Bowden, III and wife, Debbie of Mabank; grandchildren, i Cassie Bowden of Mabank; Dillon Bowden of Mabank; Aus- ! tin Bowden of Mabank and Troy Bowden of Mabank; sister, i Linda Jo Easley of Canton and nephews, Shannon Easley of i Canton and Dearrell Easley of Canton. ! Pallbearers were Ronnie Thorn, Wayne Thorn, Carl Thorn, i Cris Thorn, Joey Cline, Eddie Dean Cline and John Wayne I.  White. i i i Jerry Don Herd Services for Jerry Don Herd, 52 of Mabank, were at 2 p.m. April 8 at Herd-Smith Family Cemetery with Darrell Johnston officiating. Interment followed at Herd-Smith Fam- ily Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank. Mr. Herd was born April 11, 1951 in Dallas and passed away April 4, 2004 in Mabank. He was a supervisor. He was preceded in death by mother, Millie Elizabeth Rozel, father, Clarence William Herd, one brother and one sister. Survivors include his wife, June (Horton) Herd of Mabank; daughters, LaTanya (Herd) Aaron and husband, John; TraMonica Rene Herd of Seagoville; Tammy Gayle Smith of Garland and Mary Patricia Bowlin and husband, Jim of Ar- kansas; sons, Larry Lee Smith and wife, Mona of Dallas and Thomas Smith and wife, Rhonda of Garland; 12 grandchil- dren; brother, Clarence William Herd of Richardson and sis- ter, Joyce Abohosh of Kaufman. Pallbearers were John Aaron, Victor Rodriguez, Don Ray, Dwayne Lambert, Paul Abohosh, Jr. and David Ross. ] ] Lora Elizabeth Luberg Lora Elizabeth Luberg, 61 of Gun Barrel City, passed away March 29, 2004 in Athens. She was born November 1, 1942 in Dallas and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mac Ruth (Magee) Davidson and father, Eudy J. Davidson. Survivors include her husband, Donald luberg of Gun Barrel City; grandchildren, Travis Warren Luberg and Leslie Lynn Luberg; brother, Eudy J. Davidson of Desota and Wilda Reichert of Prairieville. Robin Hood status Contin.uedom page 1 which district received the MISD money. The board decided on Option 4. Funds are given to other districts by purchasing that districts WADA. Last year Malakoff partnered with Panther Creek ISD and purchased 204 WADA, at a cost of $850,076. The board has already held one budget study this year. At that time the district did not discuss how Robin Hood would affect the districts finance. New Superintendent Larry Hulsey comes to the district with Chapter 41 experience. The district he is leaving, Lovelady ISD was considered property "poor". The 2004-05 school year is suppose to be the last year of the Robin Hood plan. The current Legislature has not yet voted on new school finance plans for the future. Lisa Mullin can be reached by e-mail at lisamullin@earthlinknet Drug Task Force Continuedjom page 1 and pulled the car over. Michael L. Hubbard 21, of Trinidad and Eric S. Harris 24 of Fort Worth, were both inside the car. Inside the car police located 30 grams of alleged cocaine and a large amount of pills believed to be ecstasy. Harris was found to have drugs including marijuana on his person Both men were charged with possession of a controlled substance over four grams under 200 grams with intent to deliver and were transported to Henderson County Jail. Hubbard had bond set at $50,000. Harris had bonds totaling $120,000 and he has a hold on him from Denton County for probation violation on a marijuana charge. Food drive successful[ Curves for Women in Athens collected more than 1500 pounds of food for the food pantry from new and cur- rent patrons during the month of March. Board finalizes hiring Continuedjom page 1 not complete. He told the board he would like to talk to the architect at the same time as he does the builders that have been handling construction. Board member O.R. Perdue held up a piece of tape that he had put on the floor of the new restrooms, that when removed took the paint off of the floor with the tape. The board agreed this is a problem and Hulsey plans to hold that meeting Monday, Perdue will join him. Lisa Mull& can be reached by e- mail at lisamullin@earthlinknet Murder suspect charged Continuedj%m page 1 had reportedly kidnapped his girlfriend Shawn Willingham 33, from Kaufman County and was taking her to different locations trying to get her to admit that she was having an affair according to officials. When the two arrived at Hogue's residence, Dewbre reportedly got out of his vehicle and immediately shot Hogue. Willingham escaped from Dewbre sometimes after the shooting. According to authorities, after the incident Dewbre was taken to Rusk State Hospital for mental evaluation by family members. Cherokee County Sheriff Department took Dewbre in custody from the hospital and held him until Henderson County Sheriff Deputies picked him up Monday and transported him to the Henderson County Jail. Bond was set at $ 750,000. Lisa Mullin can be reached by e-mail at lisamullin@earthlintcnet FREE VACATION WITH EVERY PURCHASE! 2003 OLDS ALERO 2003BUICKCENTURY 2003 CHEVY MALIBU 2004 PONTIAC GRAND AM FAMILY IS WHY YOU DO IT ALL. WE LI\\;/E \\;VHERE YOU LIVE. 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