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April 22, 1976

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Education Set Malakoff High Education courses e0ffered to a maximum at a cost of summer, Malakoff principal Jack told the Malakoff night. !program includes 32 of classroom instruc- hours of in-car and 6 hours of Benton district will not state reimburse- d announcement of ed program had until recent of the attorney ruling on student ruling delaying fee Sept. 1, paved for Malakoff High course this year, Said. will be accepted first-signed with no priority for age group, Said. for the course is at a maximum of or $66.84 per stu- said, but indi- C could probably keep under $65 per r will be leased from car dealer for insurance will cost and $50 will be paid for installation. Class- at $6 per ! Will be $192; in-car tin, at $6 per hour $1,260, and gasoline eStimated at $437.50. action, the dis- to accept a bid of from Harris In- for fleet insurance district's trucks and ttarris was the only ard approved Bob- of Trinidad area's representative Texas Council of plans for several members to attend the Henderson County Elected School Offi- cial's meeting May 4 at the TP&L building in Trinidad. Richard Bennett, director of finance for the Texas Educa- tion Association, will be the speaker. Plans were also made for several of the board members to attend the Sep- tember 25-27 joint meeting of the Texas Association of School Boards and the Texas Association of School Ad- ministrators in San Antonio. The board discussed ap- pointment of a Tax Equal- ization Board, but post- poned action until the May meeting. Among the names brought up as willing to serve on the board were Millie Brown, Billy Norwood 'and Jim Harris. Board presi- dent Ben Woolverton asked board members to suggest any other prospects at the next meeting when a final selection would be made. Superintendent Jack Mur- ray told the board it was looking at going to a seven- period dav__ at Malakoff Junior High next year. Bond Sales In releasing Treasury fig- ures, County Savings Bonds Chairman Pat Neill, an- nounced today that sales of Series E and H United States Savings Bonds in Henderson countv during February totaled" $16,918. Sales for the two-month period of 1976 were $27,149 for 14 percent of the 1976 sales goal of $190,000. Texans purchased $22,615,095 in Savings Bonds during the month compared to February 1975 sales of $20,183,108. Year-to- date sales totaled $46,733,395 for 17 percent of the yearly goal of $272.4 ;lll 50th ANNIVERSARY ....... Elbert and Era Farmer of Malakoff will mark their 50th anniversary with an open house at the Lions Den south of Malakoff on Sunday May 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. .... 7y } I Friends are cordially invited to attend the reception sponsored by their children, James Allen Farmer, Bob Farmer, and Judy Farmer Newman. Malakoff Blackout Caused By Car Crash Malakoff, Caney City, and Cross Roads were without power for six and a half hours Thursday night after a car struck a pole near Malakoff. James Kerbo, district manager for Texas Power & 1Aght, said the accident occured near the main switching station of TP&L on Highway 90 near the old fuel plant at 11:05 p.m. Power was not restored until 6:35 a.m. Kerbo expressed regret for the inconvenience experi- enced by patrons in the aea that stretched from Caney , City to Cayuga. Police Chief Richard Wilson said a car driven by Mickey A. Barnett of Athens failed to make the curve and hit the power pole, shearing it off. The car was totaled, he said. The driver was taken to Henderson County Memor- ial Hospital by Paschal Ambulance. Officials of Texas Power & Light estimated the damage to the firm's property at between $4,000 and $5,000. Highway 90 was blocked during the long outage, and vehicles were having to be rerouted by way of Athens, Chief Wilson said. Area Cities Get Sales Tax Rebates Area cities and towns were recipients of part of $11.9 million in sales tax rebate checks mailed to 516 cities in towns in the state last week as payment for April taxes, according to Comptroller Bob Bullock. Amounts remitted to area towns included: Athens, $8,886; Kemp, $579.65; Ma- bank, $854.82; Malakoff, $2,549.04; and Seven Points, $3,584.21. 'k FRED HEAD has never voted for a tax increase. * FRED HEAD is against any new or increased taxes. Keep the State Treasury in the BLACK! Pol. Adv. Pd. for by Fred [lead, Rt. 2, Athens, Texas Apr. 22, 1976 -MALAKOFF NEWS-Page 3 Public Hearings Set On Grant Application Two public hearings have Housing and Urban been scheduled by the city of Development grant to be Malakoff in connection with used in flood prevention its application for a $100,000 activities. !ii! FrOeenma ) P nil llthenK:r%i: :g:id:: t ; t I  i:d er4n::t ' insurance slaesman, was Officer Clark and Deputv collecting in Malakoff and Kenneth Carter. during one of his stops Bob Lewis of Hillcrest someone slashed the back seat of his car with a knife or piece of glass. Chief Richard Wilson has the matter under investigation. On April 14, Officer Bill Clark arrested a Malakoff man and woman for dis- orderly conduct following a disturbance on St. Paul Street. On April 15, while trying to direct traffic in the vicinitv of a wreck on Highway 90 north, a motorist who almost ran over police officers was taken into custody for drunk in vehicle. On April 16, Chief Wilson and Officer Clark invest- igated a prowler call at the Woodrow Powell home on Highway 31. A Malakoff man was later arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and being a prowler. He was placed in the County Jail. On April 18, Officer Clark investigated the theft of a CB radio and antenna from the car of Larry J. O'Brien of Irving at the J & M Auto Center on Highway 31. The theft is under investigation. On April 14, Chief Wilson was dispatched to South St. Paul St., the scene of the shooting of a Malakoff woman. Brown Ambulance Service took the victim, Celestine Wilson, to Street was charges with theft of water by the City of Malakoff and was released under $125 cash bond. Lewis' water had been turned off and the meter removed. Chief Wilson said Lewis had installed a rubber hose to tie on to the city's line direct. Tool Contest For City Flag The City Council of Tool has announced that a Bicen- tennial contest is being held for the design of a city seal and flag. The contest is open to all residents of the City of Tool. Contestants are asked to submit their design to the City [tall by the deadline of June 4, 1976, at 7:30 p.m., at which time the Council will judge and select the winning design. The winner's name will accompany the seal and be recognized as the originator when the seal is placed in the new Comminity Hall, upon completion. The flag will be raised and shown to the- public at the City of Tool's annual picnic in July. The local Cub Scout den will assist the City Council in advertising the contest, having the flag made, and raising the flag at the picnic. The hearings will be held in the council chamber on Friday, April 23, and Monday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., according to city manager John Lett. Although many applicant cities were not funded under the community development block grant program, Malakoff was invited to submit a full application, according to Lott. The public hearings will particularly address the question of whether the citizens approve the proposed use of funds. The Community Developement Act of 1974, under which the grants are made, as well as local responsibilities and restrictions will be discussed at those hearings. Eq'C )(; ihrned the city Aprii h. ,t:i.;, ,ff is one ,f 1:  !  }:r('; region i,,'il! i u) ; "final applicati,,n'  e of the grants. Sor, 230 other Dallas flU1) area cities submitted pre-applications for the community develop- ment grants. Of the original 230 requests, only 90 were asked to submit the final applications for grant ap- proval. Athens is the only other nearby city to gain approval for the final application. The public is invited to attend the hearings at Malakoff City 11a11, The Monday night hear- ing will be followed by the regular meeting of the Mala- koff City Councils. We Can Handle All Your Commercial Business, .Lbbil .Tracks - Long & Short Haul Wod.nen's Compensation oBurgulaq Call. Kerens 396-2952 or 396-7116 JOE SHE PARD INSURANCE LUMBER * PAINT HARDWARE * SERVICE "'EVERYTHING FOR THE BUILDER" Open ' til 4:00 Saturday W.R. McKee Lumber Co. Hiway 31 East Phone Malaioff 489-0527 Henderson Memorial Hos- pital, where she was admitted. A Malakoff man was arrested at the scene by Officer Bill Clark and charges of aggravated assault with intent to murder were filed. He is being held in the Countv Jail under $3,000 bond." The TAX from page one too obscure to show the proper location. Beets said he does not want to be in the Malakoff School District, and would fight to stav out of it. He also wants" the Malakoff School Board to pav him for legal fees of over" $500 he savs he has incurred since Malakoff began billing him. Malakoff School Board President Ben Woolverton told Beets he would have Lewis check out the problem thoroughly and that the board would get back to him. But he indicated the board was not in a position to pay him anything, and that if, in fact, investigation indicates Malakoff is right in its decision to tax his 42 acres, then the only recourse he has is to file a petition through the Eustace School Board and County School Board to have the property trans- ferred. 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