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t'~t ('~. > L ') rt I (See story, photos page 8A) ALSO: Dawson 18- Trinidad 0 Eustace 41 - Cross Roads 6 (See stories, page 9A) I II IIIIII I II I I 1983 Year, Number 34 "The Voice of the Lignite City" Box 5{)9. Malakoff. Texas 75148 i i89-053 ! cents single copy Thursday, September 22, 1983 @ |A team of pullers had it ping their way in ~ first compeUtion.~ th; ~]War in Trinidad r ellminstod ~ team from ,u~e, lte!d ~ taldagp dunk in the puns at thelh|ndS of the Trinidad team. (Staff jdtot6 by Amt RounsavaB~ By ANN ROUNSAVALL Several months of preparation payed off in Trinidad over the weekend as one of the largest crowds in history were on hand for beth Homecoming and the Trinity River Jamboree. For the first time ever the two events were held on the same weekend in an effort to provide bonus activities for visitors and guests. Early in the week Tara Thorpe was crowned Miss Trinity River Jamboree Queen in the senior division. Jennifer Jenkins was named Miss Jun/or M/as and Jennifer Ragland took the Little Miss title. Thursday night a large crowd was on hand for the annual Homecoming bun. fire. Members of the Trojan football team were escorted to the site by the Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department. The Trojan Marching Band provided entertainment and cheers were led by the high school cheerleaders. Friday evening Penny Johnston was crowned football sweetheart in pro- ~ceremonies. Miss Johnston was to the Cherlm C.~n and escorted b] Princesses in her court Amy Rousavall, senior~ Parker and escorted I F, arel Crocker, Jim by Crocker md (, Th0mp Dana ,Fates, fnmlmmn, driven Branch an~ Flower was Nikki crown bearer wuCasey AMdock. Following the Trojan football game against Dawson visitors had choices of events to attend. Students were invited to an after-the- game reception hosted by Calvary Bap- tist Church. A reception for adults was held at the Trinidad Community Center and a large crowd attended the Fireman's Ball, hosted by the Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Saturday morning activities began early with the Trinity Trot, a 8.2 mile footrace through the streets of Trinidad. Randy Betts retained his title as champion for the second year in a row as overall winner with a time of 36.29. Local competitors who placed were Hohoy Fugate and Gary Fleming. Beginning at 9:15 a.m. a bicycle race was held with Tim Edwards as chair- man. Clearing the finish line in almost a dead tie was Hobey Fugate of Trinidad and Bill Simpson of Athens. Thomas Holcomb was first place See. CROWD, page 18A / i] of "mended fences" County Ap- and some taxing an- apparently fell ~y night as Malakoff ISD voted to budget. all members present, ~otton to prepare a the proposed the coming year be MISD superinten- new HCAD budget is in with Malakoff's The overall HCAD a 6% increase, accor- will require 51% of the taxing realm of HCAD to Run Speed said that "with the inefficiency we've seen from over there (HCAD) I'm personally op- po~ed. ~' Speed pointed out to other trustees that the entire Appraisal District area went through a total reappraisal last year and that process should not be needed again for four more years. That in itself, he said, should allow drastic budget cuts. MISD officials faced three different district valuations last year from figures provided by the Appraisal District. Those figures caused turmoil for the board as they attempted to establish a budget for MISD. Platoons told board members that representatives from other districts had expressed their displeasure with the budget but said that he had no idea what action they would take. In a different report Plemons also in- formed trustees that enrollment for the three campuses within the Malakoff district now stands at 1,000 students. As a result of the additional one new bus route has been added already this year and all rooms in all campuses are at 100% occupancy. He said the district needs to purchase two new buses and that $4400 worth of furniture and equipment must be ordered now to ac- comadate the increased enrollment. Plemons recommended that trustees start thinking about additional buildings and pointed out that a trend of growth has been underway for the past three years. He said there are 59 seniors this year and 88 eighth graders and that if no new students are registered the high school can expect that much growth next year. Trustees approved a motion for the $4400 furniture and equipment expen- diture, even though that amount was not included in the recently approved budget. Plemons was instructed to prepare a cost analysis on the purchase of two new buses for the October meeting. Trustees also approved the adver- tisement of bids for sale of five old buses on the recommendation of the administration. Trustee Terry Shelton requested that annual salary reviews be set st one par- titular meeting of each year so that trustees can be prepared with infor- mation supplied beforehand. It was a concensus of the board that a preliminary meeting be held in February or March and that a final decision on employee salaries be reached in the May or June meeting each year. Trustees also approved the first reading of a change in beard policy concerning aide sick leave. The change was approved by the board at an earlier meeting but now must be included in board policy. See. BOARD, page 18A HOMECOMING QUEEN--Penny Johnston, senior, was crowned during pre- game ceremonies in Trinidad Friday evening. Escorting Miss Johnston is Todd Weaver, also a senior. (See rebated photos, page 7A) Staff photo by Dean Loper) FAMILY REUNION SCHEDULED The annual Clay Homecoming and dinner for family and friends will be held at the Malakoff Lions Den Saturday, October 1. Schools will host from the seventh grade are Mady Homecoming queen for Malakoff conduct theceremonles. ANTIOCH TOHOLDaPECIALSERVICE . Antioch Baptist Church will hold Anniversary '83 services Sundav, Sent 25, activities throughout this Emerine, Merci Ferrell and Qulvoria Hlgh School wlll be crowned during pre- Nominees had not been named at beglnningat3:S0p.m.ThaRev.NashWiison Dallaswillbethespoa] er. a tor for beth teams at he ftime. Nominees Smothers. Eighth grade nominees are game ceremonies at 7:40 p.m. SonJa press time. was held Wed-Chris Graham, Shannon Roberts and Streater, 1962 queen, will crown her .Foil .o.wing. the game Friday when the of the church is Rev. M.L. Brown. off activities.Bobble Tanner. successor. Tigers nost Winnsboro the jtmior class MEETINGS 8 p.m.,A reception for the football teams and Nominees are senior Darla Smith,will sponsor a dance at the e|ementary Malakoff City Council will meet in regular session Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. homecoming ac- coaches, sponsored by cheerleaders Junior Sharon Green, sophor0ore Bren- gym. There will be a $1 charMe for each at the city complex. person and all graduates of MHS are Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 7~ will hold their r~gular weekly study club The Junior and teachers, will be held prior to the da Whitaker and freshman Lisa Pron- invited to attend, meeting Monday, Sept. 26, at the lodge hall. grade teams pap rally Thursday. tice. An all school pep rally is planned for At halftime the 1983 Football In addition to other activities, the The I. O. O. F. will hold their re61dar weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Friday with the time and place to be Sweetheart will be crowned. LastClass of '74 has planned 8 reunion lodge hall in Malakoff. set. year's sweetheart, Sheila Reid, will Saturday, Malakoff Booster Club will hold their regular weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the high school library. TrinidadBoester Club will hold their regular weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. area rece lve es 27, at the school. Malakoff Rotary Club will hold their regular weekly luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Harbor House Restaurant. Bob Bullock sent totaling $41.1 million Payments to the e74 one-percent sales were in the l story of Bertmess, M, was from Heudersoa bond after a in Malakoff Mm ay our state," Bullock said. "This month, with sales tax receipts running about one percent behind last year, shows us Just how fast things can change." Gun Barrel City led all lake area cities in collections with a net payment of $21,282.15. That amount reflected a 127.04% increase in the amount received during the same period last year. Seven Points also had a h/ h collec- tion period with $12,918.71 anti a 15.97% increase over the same period last year. Also receiving checks was Malakoff, a I; to be smom Medical Center ltsley, 39. II r : ~L~ COMIIM~TY ANNOUNCMENTS To make sure people are aware of your orRIt~izabon's.activities, contact the Malakoff News at 489-05~1~ For an - item to appear in the Thursday publicatio~ it must bl,,roceived at the News office by 4 p.m. on the proceed,nil The shooting occured at the Jackie Bartmees was arraigned on cha~ Malakoff Police were also called Monday, Thompson resldenceon Hwy. 31 east at of aggravated assault with a deadly upon Sunday, September }1, to in .... 8:45 p.m., according to Police Chief weapon, vestigsteareportofacldldaqsault, mLMUIII IIIPOIlUATIO Deadline for news items, classified ads aed~dt~pl~q~,~dNfttsin8 for the Thursday publication date of the Malakoff Don McCord. Haley was shot once in the hip and once in the chest with a 22 McCord said that Bartmees repor-According to police reports'a 13-yenr- callher pistol. . ..t~ily told Hale~ that he p~ to raise old Juvenile was turned over to juvenile News is 4 P,m. theproceeding Monday. McCordsaldtheshoot/ngwasaresult me amounz of rent he char es each autheritieaandplaeadonpro ..t/onasa Forfurt'nerin mationcomctThoNowl 4tl|J,0 3L ; ey.a ent over an increase in rent month. An ar mnent ensued, accordi result of the incident, The y um repor- . ......................... to McCord, prior to the choot/ . . todly a aultod a sin.year-oid4emale. '. ..... $9,749.97 and a 9.19% |ncrease; Caney City, $2,445.71 for a -0.14% CLASa REUNIONScHEDuLED decrease. Trinidad and To01 had no The 1974 Senior Class of Malakoff High School will hold their 10-year reunion on reported collections for the pro'ind. Saturday, September 24 at the Holiday Inn in Athens. September checks were for taxes Members of other classes are invited to attend and are asked to be there no collected on sales made in July and enrlierthana:30p.m.Therewllll ea$2.Mcoverchargeatthedoor. reported to the Comptroller by the end For information please callLori Callaway at 489-1104. i~/ of August, Off~ HOUriS ' i The Melakoff News office is open from 8 a.m; unsd 5p.m. Monday throuilh Friday for customer convenience. The ' office is cloemd both on Saturday and Sund~;: "