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Rogers Report By Bennie Rogers not much news MHS this week have just form the Easter However there are ' items worth mention- Malakoff Future are annual trip to Over Texas in The trip is Saturday, April The group will be by their r Mrs. Helen Brewer. was presented a flag Monday, 19, in a school During the which was by the Student and their sponsor Katherine Sumrall. of the council put skit. FFA'ers will be their livestock in' County Live- t Show this weekend. for the 5th. 6 Period will be given Paid For By Io 3o lugram Ingram 00nts Fair mt I want fair and treatment for all All of us pay county are farmers', people but we are aH being y equipment used on private 'ty or when county and are utilization of Commissioner's duty is business of county showing WHERE, and HOW our taxes are SPent and to maintain a to keep all roads in good condition and employees in carrying 'duties efficiently. All should have an raind in discussing or we will go on a bigger tax basis in maintain our roads. !one wants higher taxes. Texas Highway required to use a inches of oiled rOads that are serviced I am sure this is more than our roads are Certainly six inches dirt would be more than the three or four our county roads . But is it? This three or of oiled surface and has to be done patched continually. One taxpayers an equal share of maintenance but roads are sorely .ted. All Henderson Precincts have an equal of money to spend on bridges but we read less road Why then does have such poor talked with many campaigning and people comptam called to repair impassable roads put off for weeks or because the comm. can't get oil or gravel or it is raining Some even a promise that the roads  taken care of within a then nothing is done at has been a very little of maintenance activity last few days years of corn- The fact that an arose recently and that was called of a chug hole water may have to do with the .ac- - too late. ' is drawing near vote for me can road conditions in One. out Thursday. April 22. SCHOOL YEAR COUNT DOWN 25 DAYS ..... MHS Competes PTO Carnival Has In Regional Track Events Varied Activities Brownsboro's Bears ran away with the District 13-AA track title Friday, April 9, in Van and in the process handed the Malakoff Tigers a disappointing fifth place. The meet was not a total disaster for the Tigers as five of them qualified for the regional meet. David Scheibe won first in the 100 and 220 yard dashes to advance to the regional meet. The sprint relay team of Scheibe, David Kelly, Robert Cook . and Mike Givens took second and will also advance. The regional meet will be held Saturday, May 1, in Arlington. The girls track team has qualified two people for the regional girls' meet this weekend in Arlington. Rose Manning will compete in the 100-yard dash, broad jump and 220-yard dash. Lisa Hughes will compete in the Hurdles. MHS One-Act Play Places In District A variety of projects are in the mill for the annual PTO Carnival coming up May 1. The events being schedul- ed include a pie-eating contest, go fish pond, ring toss, country store, bingo, picture-taking booth, hay ride, dart game booth, cake walk, dunking booth, ice cream parlor, concession stand and a super-star race. There will also be a booth sponsored by the drama club under the direction of Mrs. Gayle Smith. Highlighting the day will be the give-away of a bicentennial quilt made by Mrs. Roy Cook's first grade class, an adult bean bag, and a childs bean bag. Tickets for the quilt are $1 and the tickets for the bean bags are 50 cents. Anyone wishing to help with the carnival or donate items to the carnival should contact one of the elementary school teachers. Mrs. Georgia Brown's class is in charge of the country store. First Baptist's Youth Choir Hits The Road First Baptist Church's youth choir will take it's musical, "All God's People" on the road this weekend. They will go to Newark Baptist Church Friday night, and then spend the day Saturday shopping in Fort Worth Saturday. They may perform during the day at Seminary. South Shopping Center, but that perfor- mance has not been firmed up let. They will perform the musical at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Kerens. On Sunday night they will 'present the pro- gram at Cedar Creek Lake Baptist Church, returning in time for evening services at the home church. Soloists in the program include Mike Mattingly, Jeff Dubose, Christi Baird, Susie Walker and Debbie Cheatham. Instrumentalists are Johnny Julian, electric guitar; Clint Cross, electric bass; Scott Estes lighting, and Linda Cartlidge, piano. On April 1, students of Malakoff High and Mrs. Gayle Smith traveled to Henderson County Junior College to perform the U.I.L. one act play in district competition. The play "Reynard the Fox," placed 1st alternate in the contest. Two members of the cast were placed on the All Star Cast. They were Gall Vanable as Lendore the Marmot and Terri Bumgard- ner as the Tree.' Other cast members were: Susie Walker, Tiecelin the Crow; Jimmy Morris, Rev. Epinard the Hedgehog; Toby Smith, Brun the Bear; Nathan Leonard, Ysengrin the Wolf; Greg Sullivan, Noble the Lion; Ronny Brown, Reynard the Fox. Crew members who accom- panied the cast as under- studies were Jimmy Crouch, trumpeteer; Bill Mullins, sound effects; Eddie Arthus, lights and props. Plans are in the mill for presenting the play to the public in May. Bicentennial Flag Given To MHS The PTO Carnival proceeds will be applied to projects of the organization, but no specific projects have been announced yet. Each class at the school in involved this week in a poster contest in support of the carnival. These are to be judged Friday, April 23, and prizes will be given for the three best posters turned in by the kindergarten, first and second grade students; the third and fourth grades, and fifth and sixth _grade categories. Posters will be displayed in area stores prior to the carnival. Talent Contest Scheduled By MHS Tigerettes An old-fashioned talent contest has been set by the Tigerettes at Malakoff High School on Saturday, May 15, from 7 to 10 p.m., according to Gary Ashlock. A cash prize of $50 for first place and $25 for second will be awarded, Ashlock said. The contest is part of a statewide one and anyone should contact Coach Ash- lock or a Tigerette to make an appointment for a tryout. Ashlock said a tryout was necessary, in advance of the contest. Admission to the contest will be $I for adults and 50 cents for children. The Malakoff High School Student Council presented a Bicentennial Assembly Mon- day morning in the high school auditorium. The main purpose of the assembly was to remind students of our nation's heritage and to present the school with a bi-centennial flag. Gay McSweeney gave the invocation, Larry Wymore led the Pledge of Allegiance and Susie Walker led the National Anthem. Loraine Herline recited the poem "Liberty Bell --July 4, 1776" and a skit was iven by members of the student council. Ralph Spence, vice chair- man of the American Bi-cen- tennial Committee of Tyler, was the speaker. He also presented the Bi-Centennial flag to Mike Mattingly, Student Body President. Comments were given by Jack Murray and Jack Ben- ton. The flag has not been flown recently because of the rainy weather, but will soon be flown to remind the community of our nation's 200th birthday. WELCOME--Malakoff Sup- erintendent Jack Murray shakes hands with Bobby E. Anderson Monday night following his approval as the new athletic director and head football coach for the Malakoff School system. Anderson will assume duties June 1, but will visit the athletic teams at the school before school is out 23 MHS FFA Members To Exhibit Twenty-three Malakoff High Future Farmers of America students are ex- hibiting animals in the Hen- derson County Livestock Show April 21-24 at Athens. Exhibiting steers are Jerry. Jones, Wesley Holt, Bill McClintock, David Dickerson, Lance Morman, and Cartoon Allen. Market hogs will be ex- hibited by Wesley Hughes, Gregg Perry., Jimmy MOrris and Terry Lazano. Breeding beef heifers are being exhibited by Mark Morman, Jack Bell and Owen Robertson. Shop projects are being exhibited by Bill Townley, Mike McDowell and Ricky Mason. Dairy. heifers are being shown by Dewayne Holt, Mark Brantley, David Emerine, Mark Emerine, Chick Driver, Greg Sullivan and Tim Nichols. Elected School Officials Meet In Trinidad The Henderson County Association of Elected School Officials will hold a meeting May 4 at Texas Power & Light camp, at which time new officers will be installed. Richard Bennett, director of finance for Texas Educa- tion Agency, will be the guest speaker. Registration and coffee will be from 7 to 7:30 with the meal to be served at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 22, 1976 -MALAKOFF NEWS-P4qe 5 ;:;;;:;:;:::::::::::::::::::::::;::::::;:::::::.:::.::::`.:::.;:.::::;.:::::::::::.::::.;..:;:;.::;`.;:;;:;:::..;:::::;`::::::;;;.. ilii Obituary lvie Tillman Martin The services were con- koff; threeeons, FranidinT. ducted by the Rev. O.B. Martin of Corpus Christi, Ivie Tillman Martin, a Cook and the Rev. Sam Rush David Martin of resident of Malakoff for the Calk. Arrangements were Irving, and Frederick D. past 20 years, died Sunday under the direction of the Martin of Philadelphia; one afternoon at his home fol- Paschal Funeral Home of daughter, Mrs. Ivie Pearl lowing a lengthy illness. He Malakoff. Tennyson of Malakoff. was 80 years old. Burial was in the Malakoff Also two brothers, Harvey Funeral services were held City Cemetery. Martin and Jessie Martin, Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Mr. Martin was employed both of Corsicans, one sister, First Assembly of God as a foreman for East Texas Church in Malakoff, of which Motor Freight in Dallas he was a member, before his retirement. He Top Performer was a native of Vurant, Miss., and an Army veteran Cailie bermudagrass has of World War One. been an outstanding perfor- Surviving are his widow, mer in trials in Mississippi, Mrs. Bessie Martin of Main- according to a Mississippi agricultural scientist who spoke at the recent Texas Animal Agriculture Confer- ence at Texas A&M Univer- sity. The grass was selected at Mississippi State Univer- sity in 1966 and is now being planted in 35 states and territories and 11 foreign countries. Mrs. Lela Matthews of Cor- sicana; 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Harvey Martin Jr., Joe Martin, William Martin, Truman Martin, Arlee Lockhart and G.F. West. CONClE00 I.evelingCARL BROWN 1 WEEK SPECIAL ONL Admiral 15 u. ft. Chest Type Freezer 1 Yr. Warranty Paas and Labor "5 Yeors on.Compressor 5 Year Food Protection Plan 00oc00onOoo00 s299 95 Interior Door Light PRECINCT I FIRE DEPARTMENT assisted Malakoff and the many other fire departments in the tragic fire in Caney City April 11, and remained all day Sunday to prevent further spread. PRECINCT I FIRE DEPARTMENT was established by Leo Kinabrew in 1969, and with the assistance of his two sons, Robbie and Tommy, made all the fire calls from his home for more titan two years. PRECINCT I FIRE DEPARTMENT has since been dispatched from the County Jail, and has always been on call 24 hours per day. It has made 130 calls since the first of this year, answering calls all over the County. Lco's concern for the public has made this service possible, and he is just as concerned about representing you in his duties as County Commissioner, and wishes to continue to serve you in this capacity for another term. VOTE FOR LEO KINABREW, County Commissioner Precinct 1 On May 1st Pol. Adv. paid for by Walter Litchfleld.