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12A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Sept. I, 1983 We've combed our shelves -- out our store rooms -- slashed -- We're making room for new stock II for kids With every PUrchose Prices good thru Sat., Sept. 3 II Hwy 31 Across From Holiday Inn Tuesd~ay the United Way J By FRANK SOPUCH "tremendous impact" on his com- drawn its funding of the [ The Henderson County Fair Board mittee'sefforts. and other county officials are holding "People started saying no to us when month. The fair bom'o I. their breath as they await word from they heard we might receive a grant," pointed out United Way had [ Washington, D. C. on the fate of a more explained the Athens veterinarian. $10,000 to the fairground than r/00,000 matching funds grant "People who I know would have par- "probably felt we dn't | earmarked for completion of the ticipated are not." Dr. Morton explained e fairground coliseum. ~air board president Jeff Fulgham funding because we d oe ~'~ l County Judge Winston Reagan repor- added, "People don't understand we money for construction, n_ / ted to the fair board recently that he still need money to come up with the services, andthey'reaservice '' ""nrt had hoped to know August 22 whether or local matching funds." TmUIeensd! hne grouv." i i waaUsoaCtt not the grant was awarded locally and Fund drive co-chairman Tom now expected word any day. Dismukes confirmed construction The grant application was submitted plans on the fairground coliseum would accepted. Eze l reportedly to the Economic Development Ad-be affected by the outcome of the grant ministration of the U.S. Department of application. "We're looking at different Harlingen The board askea r. j Commerce last May by Barber, plans depending on whether or not we Commissioner Jack Stegall, Wnu' Brannon and Traylor, Inc., a Tyler get the grant money," he pointed out. attendance at last Tuesday's architectural, engineering and plan- "It will determine whether or not we to consider appointing a reP ning firm. just put a roof on it (coliseum) or finish for Ezell. . Judge Reagan said Gary Traylor, the bleachers and lighting." The board also approveo ~ vice-president of the firm, had recently Senior citizens center of a permanent telephn. $11 spoke to "someone in Washington, Reagan informed the fair board last fairground and assumedf ! D.C." who indicated "the majority of Tuesday that Traylor and company had for the phone bill proviaa s. the grant monies were going to the East initiated application for a $275,000 distance calls be allowed.on[Y_ )"-. Coast. block grant targeted to construct a 9,400 party charges (credit cards or $1 "If any of you have any connections square foot senior citizens center at the Last Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. then now is the fairground, officially defined a quortu9 time to contact them because we need The grant is being administered members for future condU b " all the help we can get on this thing," through Gov. Mark White's office and usmess. the county executive told last the Texas Department of Community IP, l'I Tuesday's gathering. "We've already Development. OU r o[? contacted (u.s. Senators) Bentsen (D- The judge said the grant is designed i Tex.), Tower (R-Tex.) and Hall to either assist low-income people or (Congressman, D-Tex.) two or three facilities and programs for low-income lucrease sae times." " citizens. Reagan felt the county had a __ The grant money, matched by a ;'gunO db hat e"fo gi tvt lg mtheer s te of reported loan commitment of more e o 'ts' ve nt w'th Bor si than $400,000 from eight Henderson senior citizens through the East Texas Sales of U. S. Savings .[ County banking institutions and other Nutrition Project, a program of the for the period January-MaY[ local pledge funds, would be used to East Texas Council of Governments. $113,012,014, up 36.2% o.ver l) , | construct a steel roof over the new The county chief told the group the period a year ago, Jol n- 0 fairground coliseum as well as install grant would be awarded within the next Chairman of the Board [ lighting and bleachers, according to two months and explained Traylor's Systems, Inc. in Dallas an o | fair board plans, firm did not charge for preparing the State Chairman for Texas [ Dr. John Morton, co-chairman of the application unless the grant is obtained, ced. These sales represe.nt, f d | fair board fund drive started earlier Other conditions set down by Traylor in the state's 1963 assigned dO, ' ., [ this year, reported to the board last a letter to the judge include: ff funded, $224,700,000. . , l Tuesday more than $200,000 in pledges thecounty retainthe firm to administer SalesofSeriesEEBondsWe ^,i# l and donations had been raised to date, the grant and engineering aspects of in May 1983 for a total of| the proposed construction; ff the county first five months of in I should cancel the grant application at County, William M. KeY,he ' any time the firm be paid a fee of $1,750 county chairman, said. T and ff the grant is approved then a 10 result in 40 percent of be percent fee of the face amount be levied assigned dollar quota. as a fee. Since November 1, 1982, Other fair board action Series EE Savings Bo~ Ful ham officially announced last years or longer, earn average return on marketable securities ~. holding period, with Malakoff Day Care Center at the Assembly of God Church Pre-Sch001.....8 a.m.-ll a.m. *4.50 per day Before and After School Transportation ! Brmkfast--Lunch-Nub2ious Snacks .x- , Ages 18 mos.-12 years * 4t 4t , Open 6:80 a.m. .41Op.m. 4t 920 E. Royail Blvd. Malakoff 0@00000@00004~0~0041,000~000 In Observance Of Please Keep This in Mind to Avoid Any Inconvenience guaranteed return of held at least five years. Series E and EE Bonds Notes that are still ou~ earning interest on and aft 1,1987 will earn market-r eff, ective November 1 average rate for the fi months market-based i eri Jmmmma=m=m mJ..,~ms ~ TC)CIL By Mrs J.W, W ite Sunday, Sept. 4 is annual reunion of the family. We are cousins from far us. It is nice to get old kinsmen. Our pastor, Bro. Irvan i wife, Ruth, have taken vacation. Haven't their return but do hope rest. Bro. Curtis last Sunday. We always Bro. Curtis speak blessing. Bro. Jarrell Carter Sunday night. I didn't did receive the . really good talk anc it. Mrs. class of young ladies their class party. with a and gifts. She told me teaching this There were 128 in Sunday and a large Bro. Curtis speak. Fred Cowdln was Cemetery last SundaY. Tool many years but Dallas area. A large last Saturday night. was not won. So come for it this week. Rodney Johnson, Grad), Johnson and is again having to luekemia. While in the clinic Thursday, we ran Larkin Garrett there their doctor. The Mr. and Mrs. H. friends there kind of of a doctor's visit. complete hospital next We Have OWNERS Who Are UNDER-INSuRED REVIEW Of Your PR See If You Are!