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April 14, 1983

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+ l t--The Malakoff News, Thursday, April 14, f THE MALAKOFF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL raised funds to purchase a 5-foot by 6-foot mat. The mat was placed at the entrance door of MHS last Monday. It says "Malakoff High School. Home of the Fighting Tigers." Student Council memben Include: (left to right) Neketla tlowse, Bridgett Jackson, SonJa Streater, Miehele Ashiock, Clifton Nichols, LaTesha Hardy, Norman Ashton, Brenda Hoyt, Becky Gawlik, Bonnie Tanner, Jimbo Harris, Diana Meyer, Meilssa Bran- ch, 8tacl Stone and Chris Norris. Not pictured is Sabrina Taylor, Sherry Clark, Lisa Johnson, Paige Surls, Connie Sonntag, Shella Reid, Pam Welborn and Harold Holyfleld. Sponsor for the group is Mrs. ino Hall. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway) * COURT from page 1 week their intentions to present their petition, with "a few thousand" signatures attached, to county cam- missioners who will in turn be lobbyed to plead the growers' cause before the Monday morning, consideration of county fair board, advertising for sale of county precinct Other commissioners' action equipment was passed over until new In other commissioners' court action equipment is purchased. The county fathers approved a from page I request from the City of Chandler for the county to assist in cleaning drainage ditches and installing new The Review won an unprecedented culverts on Edgar Street and sanc- five first places, capturing 500 points tioned Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 for the Sweepstakes race First place Constable Clifford Harmer to appoint a awards were won in general excellence, deputy constable, WiP.iam Boaz. editorial writing, feature writing, spar- The commissioners appointed David ts and community service. Monk to fill a vacancy on the veteran ' The AthensWeeklyReview won three land board and approved issuing a third places in community service, typewriter and telephone to peace news photography and general ex- Justice Judy Newman at Malakoff City cellence. Hall. "This is the best showing ever for the The next regular meeting of the Community Information Center in county commissioners' court will be N&ETPA," News publisher Dan Dwelle Monday. May 2, at 10 a.m. in the county said. "We're proud of our people and courtroom. the editorial product they produce." . AWARDS editor Benny Rogers stating, "T!m- bar I I 1 Red Oak falls on Tigers, 25-0) The News won second place awards for column writing, "Meanndering," by editor Ann Rounsavall; for community service coverage of the proposed Veteran's Memorial in Malakoff; and for newswritlng. Compiling 325 total points, The News also placed second in the sweepstakes contest. Also winning awards at the contest were The Athens Review, which swept the contest in daily division with the Sweepstakes Award for the second year in a row. O Texans littered their roaclsides more than ever in 1981-82 and it cost more than $17 million of their tax dollars to pick the trash up, according to the Sate Department of Highways and Public Transportation (DHT). DHT Engineer-Director Mark Goode said, "The dollars spent to pick up lit- ter, 35 percent more than a year earlier, come from the same budget that must also be used to repair potholes, mend guard rails and other necessary maintenance activities," Statistics compiled by DHT's Safety and Maintenance Operations Division show that Houston far outpaced other metropolitan areas in trash pick-up costs. Compared to the $6.9 million spent by the department's Houston district, $1.9 million was spent in the Dallas district while San Antonio and Fort Worth districts used $1.2 and $1.1 millions respectively. The 1981-82 trash pick-up total is two- thirds more than was spent in 197980 when the statewide cost reached $10 The first marriage performed in the American colonies is believed to have taken place between Anne Burros and Johnb Laydon In Virginia in 1609, million for the first time. During 1980- 81, DHT spent $12.2 million. The department's entire maintenan- ce budget for 1981-82 was $308,098,210. There are MANY DIFFERENT AUTO IN. SURANCE COVERAGES And We Offer The BEST POSSIBLE PROTECTION in The World And The BEST CLAIM SER- VICE POSSIBLE! II ThlS Mon.day, Ap@ 11th, ru unaay. etprs 17th. Dairy Queen brings you a Split Sale you cant afford to miss. Our 99 Split starts with a fresh whole banana. mount=ins of creamy rich Dairy Queen topped with luscious sUawbemes, tropical pineapple, rich chocolate, and fln,lhed off with heaps of whipped topping. Citizens Advisory Committee continues Members of the Trinidad Citizen'sapproved under a Community and engineer Bill Advisory Committee met April 8 to con- Development Block Grant. dards will be i ppr( tinue work in establishing standards for Members think that the granted fun- a later date. the rehabilitation and work on 29 houses (is will cover the needs of the 29 homes Work on the project is that have been selected for par- begin inJune. Bidswill Trinidad VFD ticipation in the program, jobs. Erma Dickey, committee member Members of the c )1 II nh and a member of the Trinidad City Jennie McQuary, Cleora to se__ [.__oto Council, reviewed the standards that maVickey, Tommy been arp o d b[ the committee Mals. certificates Trinidad Volunteer Firemen will be M, lakoff InsuranceAge selling certificates for 11x14 color por- traits in the coming weeks as a fund ~ * Life * Home * Bonds raising effort. The photographs will be taken by ~" Auto . Commercial Prestige Photo at the fire station May 21. Certificates are available from anyMalakoff JERRY GARRISON fireman or at city hall. II 1972 Monza (st. 172) ....................... $1,995.00 1978 Buick LeSabre (st. 3754A) ................ $3,600.00 1979 Capri (st. 15o) ........................ $2,995.0o 1979 Cherokee (st. 162) ..................... $5,695.00 1979 CJ7 (st 155) ............ , ............$5,695.0o 1979 C10 (st. 3685A) ....................... $4,350.0o 1979 Ford Ranger (st 37SEA) ................. $3,500.0o 1980 Camaro (st 171) ...................... $5,995.00 1981 Cab and Chasis (st. 169) ................. $6,595.0o 1981 Chevette (st. 135) ..................... $3,995.0o 1981 Buick Regal (like new) .................. $6,995.0o 1982 Chevette (like new. st. 166) ................ $5,995.00 ng on our New Buick, AMC, Athens Phone Hwy. 31 Malakoff Phoqe 675-9002 Malakoff 489.0529 -',e, o"~; .... , we'll give you a quick "go ahead". nd at United Telephone Texas, we'll have the answer. Before you start to dig, just phone your local United Telephone of Texas business office and we can save you a lot of hassle by telling you whether or not we have cables buried on your property. If we don't, f there are cables buried on your property, we will send one of our representatives out to mark the exact route of the cable so you will know exactly where not to dig. o when you plan to dig, give United Telephone a call first. We won't come help you dig, but we will come show you where not to. a United Telephone of Texas