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10A--1Fm~ Malakoff News, Thursday, Oct. IS, 1981 e e e ssocla 5 By LORI CALLAWAY Concern over the availability of baseball fields for use by Malakoff youngsters dominated the discussion at a meeting of the Mlakoff City Council Monday night. Present for the meeting was group representing the newly formed Malakoff Youth Sports Association. Howard Hardy, spokesman for the group, presented councilmen with the by-laws of the association and ex- plained the goals and operation of the program. "We re concerned with Malakoff youth athletic programs," Hardy said, "and want our programs to be as good as they are in other cities in our re." Hardy said the organization plans to build up strong programs in football, baseball, basketball end other areas for the youth. Membership fees have been established and membership drive is underway. Questionaire forms were distributed among elementary students t Malakoff schools and returned to the organization. "We bad a big response," Hardy said, "and we know that people re in- terested." "We understand that the city owns end controls the lights at Steen Baseball Park and recently voted to donate these to the Henderson County YMCA," Hardy continued. "Not to belittle the YMCA," he said, "we feel like all of us want one thing, for our kids On All Chevy Financing Citations & Cavaliers Fully Equipped, Air Cond., Auto. Trans., & Many More Options Prices Starting at W/13.8% Financing + Tax g Reg. Also 13.8% Financing Good Oct. 1st-Nov. 1st on Financing & TON TON Still Good selection Year-End Reduced Prices Prices Starting at + Tax & Reg. Don't Wait--Call Us Now l (214)675-5115 Keep That Great GM Feeling With Genuine GM Parts to have what they need." - other council members ~'how commit- Hardy asked the council to reconsider ted are we to the other group?" the vote approving the donation of City Manager John Lott read in past lights to the YMCA and to instead give minutes where the council voted to them to the Youth Sports Association. donate lights to the YMCA with one "Malakoff people should have the say stipulation, "That the Little League as to what is done with city property, gets to use the field during their etc., that is paid for by the taxpayers of schedule." this city," he said. Hardy said the YM- "There is probably enough lights for CA doesn't have a Little League two fields," Hardy said. "We're not program and doesn't plan to have one. knocking the YMCA," he continued, Tommy Ray Clark further explained "but do you have anything in writing as by saying that "What it boils down to is to what the YMCA will be able to do and we're asking you to give us the lights not do for the City of Malakoff? What and not the YMCA." will they control? Our group would llke Ed Lee, president of MYSA, said that to see it in black end white." this past summer Malakoff had enough Councilmen Dennis Cannon youngsters to have four or five tee ball suggested that if there re enough teams lone. They played at the lights for two groups that they try to elementary playground. Minor and Lit- cooperate and compromise together. tie League teams played t Steen Field MYSA member Jim Fort said that but the Mlakoff Pony League had no the school is also planning baseball field end went to Kemp and Mabank to program this year. "They may have play. bard time putting a team on the field "It is our goal to have our own fields this spring without grass," he said, some day, to be self-supporting, but we "and if the YMCA takes the equipment need help now to get our program star- from Steen then we don't have playing ted," Lee said. "We re hoping to be field. What lights did you (the council) able to help kids get scholarships that give them?" otherwisewouldn'tgetone." "Both," Lott said. "The ones in Councilman Ernest Holland asked storageandtheonesthatareup." Betty Norwood, representing the MHS holds 1 981-82 YMCA, said the money that had been raised in Mlakoff for the new YMCA beautification project pa, rkwwUld be used here (inMlakoff). (the YMCA) are planning to complete baseball field end tennis Members of the Environmental court first, using the lights in storage Science Class, FHA end FFA t first," she said. "We went what is best Malakoff High School are undertaking for the kids and we want them to have beautification project for the 1981-82 the best fields available also." school year. Lee asked Mrs. Norwood if the YMCA The groups are asking for help end has bad any discussion on operation of support from the community. Any concession stands t the field. donations, money, plants or material "There was something mentioned on objects that would be helpful to the concession stands but I'll have to check project will be appreciated. Donations it out. We will meet at 11:45 Friday t will be picked up by students during the Spanish Trace. I'll find out about November. Names and contributions some of this. " will be recognized in later issues of The She also invited members of the Malakoff News. MYSA to attend the meeting as well. To make donation contact Malakoff It was greed that some of the mem- High School, 489-1527. hers of the MYSA would try to meet with the YMCA board Friday and in addition Mrs. Norwood agreed to meet back with the Mlakoff council t their next meeting to give report on the YMCA and their plans. In other business the council post- poned action on an ordinance to control the speed of trains through town end the nomination of member of the board of the Henderson County Appraisal District. Following the Mayor's report the council discussed a letter received by the State Board of Insurance stating e By ANN ROUNSAVALL Malakoff I.S.D. trustees met Monday night to discuss the nomination of a candidate for the board of the Hender- son County Appraisal District. Nointin must be made by Oct. 16 (today). All taxing entities within the county will decide who will be on the board with votes designated according to each district. The Mlkoff school district is allocated 460 votes. It takes 835 votes to elect a member to the board. School Superintendent Norman Plemens told board members that he had met with other area school superin- tendents in hopes of finding suitable candidate to represent the area. It would take the combination of several districts to have enough votes to elect a member. Mabank I. S. D. has 590 votes, Brown- sboro has 425 votes, Eustace has 3,55 votes, La Poynor has 300 votes, Roads has 250 votes, Trinidad has 125 votes and Murchison l.S.D, has 30 VOteS. ....... : i ....... S'IT~DENT8 AT MALAKOFF HIGH SCHOOL have undertaken beautification project to Improve the appearance o/the ex- terler of the facility. The project is being sponsored by the Environmental Science Class, FHA, FFA and other classes. (Staff photo by Stacy Dunacusky) BYIT At Arkla SERVEL, we're so sure of our gas air conditioners that we offer an unparalleled ten-year no sweat limited warranty. And for good reason. For reliability. For durability. And for the quality. Just another reason why Arkla SERVEL is in a class by itself. TEN YEAR WITH GAS AIR CONDITIONING Ten year no sweat limited warranty covers all defects in material and workmanship on the sealed refrigeration unit for ten years from date of installation of the air conditioner when it is installed in a single family residence. Arkla Servel agrees to repair or replace such parts as are deemed defective when returned to Arkla preoaid, including a fixed labor allowance. Biggs Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Just Past the Square Nw,/. 31 East, Athens 489.0741 Friends of Library elect new officers The Friends of the Library held their regular meeting on Wednesday, Oc- tober 7th. Thepurpose of the meeting was to elect officers and discuss plans for upcoming events. New officers elected were: Mrs. Sam Tanner, president; Mrs. Leo Orr, vice- president; Mrs. Johnny Mattingly, secretary; Kay Royall, treasurer; Lorl Callaway, publicity chairman; Mrs. Jim Pipkin, membership chairman; and Mrs. Herb Williams, program chairman. The membership drive for the organization started on October 1, 1961. Members discussed plans for up- coming events. It was decided that the annual Bake Sale would be held on November 13, 1981. It's A Girl! Mr. and Mrs. Gary Paul Freeman announce the new arrival of their daughter, Wendy Micheile, born on September 11, 1961 at 2:50 p.m. at Navarre County Memorial Hospital in Corsican. She weighed 6 lbe. 14 ozs. and was 20V4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. D.L. Pierce of Malakoff and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gary H. Freeman of Mabaak. Great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Moore of Kemp. VA's National Cemetery System will continue to expand with the opening of the Indiatown Gap, Pa., National Cemetery in late 1982, 0. A,t Sd. Friday, Oaober 16 9,,.,,,. - 4p.m. On grounds between, M, JJ.J/ Li re,r .n,/ ti,ens State Bank Full sixe and mini p.iatings" in ,evera/ m.di. ., Modest prices Bur for Christmas giving Malako# Art Society P~n. 489.1565 that the Malakoff Fire below the 2O members charge in the city key assessed if membership up to 20 with attendance number 17. "We mainly need daytime teers," Julian said. Both councilmen Tanner said that Malakoff Volunteer to fill out an application. _ "We're taking application; Tanner said. e Also meeting with the Dennis Cannon, a cilman. Cannon the city's votes could be the school district votes to candidate from this area. No decision was nomination and trustees meetings in the week t choice. I In other action/the b~ planned athletic presented trustees outlining the specifications bids for chain link proposed baseball field plex. Trustees also ball tickets at remaining The new action will ning this week when Tigers host the Rusk Stadium. Trustees expressed the availability of tickets would ease easier for fans was also hoped that the ! tickets from parking problems arotmd . from palF city hall too." Randy Fambrough house in Eustace when ado "It lifted Mahank "A tornado wont up thoast," said Gaff office secretary. "It Barrel Clq and over us. We twirled a little like a down and "We've had several and secretary at lady called in and touched down in Leisure and five to siz One called and Eustace Brooks said the "~ called us; police said one~ on the ground in heard reports of a Barrel City area." Eumt tiff "We haven't ados in Etmtace," tley, city secretary. of tornadoes in the the school because theY were $o close." Other tornado reported in Keren~ Trinidad; between Payne Springs; and in tearing up pecan trees. Oct. 19.Oct. Monday: Hot dogs pottoe tots, Tuesday: Fish and beans, macaroni & fruit salad, milk. 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