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Hogg & Sons "Book Bindex'Y Sprin6rport, Mich. 492824 ague, .q 9 "Back in the saddle again" See stories and photos, pages 8 and 9 PRESS 1981 "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" single copy YEAR, NUMBER 43 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas TSI48 489-0531 THURSD %Y, O( 29, 1981 !ANN ROUNSAVALL park will add additional playing sites "We (the YMCA)-are not trying to cleared Monday for local youth, but will not replace any make any money," he continued. "We a Malakoff City Councilpresent playing site. ::w mld only ask for the amount of money found that there bad "We have no intention of taking the needed to pay for use of the lights and problem after all. lights from Steen Field," Watson said. ask that the Association clean-up after the smoke had been "If anything, you need more fields, not "We expect more in the coming games." several weeks as mem- less." year," Hardy said. Councilman Dennis Cannon pointed t Malakoff Youth SportsWatson said the YMCA field will be "The quickest field to get on the line out that the only city interest in the members of the Hen- YMCA were working to used first for YMCA programs, but that to alleviate the scheduling problem will problem was the lights. fields for beth group'sany open dates would be available for be the YMCA field," Watson said, "but "We don't own the field or anything other team's use. by the spring of 1903, the way beth trot the lights," he said. "The school Programs. The City of "We expect to be playing softball on programs (YMCA and Malakoff) are district owns the property that Steen embroiled in the to field lights they control, the field two nights a week," YMCA growing you will need an additional Field is located on." director Randy Brown said. "That will field." Cannon made a motion that the 'council meeting council leave four nights a week for other "With the Steen field, access to the ownership of lights presently up at to give the Henderson teams to use the field, on a first come- ballpark at the elementary school and Siena Field be retained by the city for at the Steen Field first serve basis." the part time use of the YMCA field u ,e by the youth programs. The motion Storage. Malakoff Sports "Working together," Watson con-won't you bare enough?." City manager carried by unanimous vote of mem- themselves'tinued, "everyone can use it (the John Lots asked Youth Sports bars. their program, field)." Association members. '"We don't mind scheduling our representing the Y, " MYSA asked about the charges to the program to help you in scheduling of the meeting that Watson also explained that when the what all the con- Malakoff School was first involved in Association if the field is utilized, o rs " Y U , Watson said at the close of the the planning of development of the Y meeting. "Just please keep in mind that County YMCA is park that they requested the field be by 1963 you'll probably be short of fields a in Malakoff in- enlarged and lighted. "Up until that again," he said. : field," he said, "but time there were no plans for lighting In other business for the night the of tearing down any the field," he said. Malakoff council divided their 50 votes "We asked them for help in the cost of for a board member of the Henderson that the YMCA lighting the field," he said, "and that is County Appraisal District equally bet- ROUNSAVALL epidemics of measles in year and a recorded 181 1980 has brought in the State ira- are now required for school age, an area included in the law. :, of the State Health m Tyler, said this week through August of been 829 reported The two major 250 cases in high in El and 250 in the lower has 9re-schoolers to junior ROUNSAVALL took their toll Personal injury and last week. night accident Harbor, 14-year- s Malakoff High was carried to )ltal in Dallas by with spinal cord in the accident .fOOtball player Todd m a Tyler hospital with Treated and released County Memorial rey Jackson, also a player who suffered Lane Speake, who nose and cuts, and running back, jury. Shells Reid, I, reportedly suf- but was not hospital. when a 1964 ), driven by Whiteley, a sharp curve on the was in the intensive Hospital at last thoracic ver- resulted in her being the mid-abdomen to a hospital was expected attempt to repair L accident last of Tyler was County Memorial by CareFlite at the Hwy. 31- Also involved in ured was Gordon was repor- to make a left hand the accident occured. 1901 pickup. of Malakoff, received a pore- when they decided to drop out. " . wean Bobby Rounsavall of Trinidad Malakoff Dad's Club, who requested Howard Hardy, spokesman for the and Dr. Gwen Fulgham of Maiakoff. that the Dad's Club Park be considered MYSA group, told the council that Council members also heard from for financial help in the next year's Malakoff had seven youth teams last Homer Ray Trimble, representing the budget. summer. "I don't know where the $1620 figure quoted in the paper (The Malakoff News) came from," Watson said. "The cost that was mentioned at our meeting' was a cost of operation of use of two fields in Athens. Last summer it cost Malakoff $147.24 to light Steen Field." vaccma O high, high school, college and military measles, Frost listed death, requirements and don't un'derstand aged students," Frost said, "which has "People think things like that won't that the law has changed concerning shown us that~the immunizations happen to their family," he said. high school students. received as a child were not sufficient. "We lost a three-year-old child to "We have masses of high school Children immunized prior to their first measles in Rusk. An II month old im- students that are having to have the birthday shouldbere-immunized." rant died in the Lower Rio Grand in vacoine," she said. Frost said the department has seen a March," he said. Both Mrs. Hardy and Frost era- major increase in measles over the past "Measles is a killer disease," he said. phasized the present danger to older two years of children immunized "Itdoesiteveryear." students. during the 1960's. Other side-effects of the disease can "This change in the immunization "We think the vaccine received then include blindness, a form of en-law is not something that we just made was simply not long-lasting enough," cephalitis that destroys the brain, deaf- up for no reason," Frost said. "The he said. "They must have a booster, hesS, and pneumonia. "The situation tells us something," "While the epidemic was underwaydanger is real." he continued, "and our program is in the Valley there were 30 patients Parents have been or will be notified aimed at protecting children." hospitalized with pneumonia as a result by their child's school if a measles ira- Frost explained that even though of measles," Frost said. munization booster is needed. Anyone measles are described as a childhood Mercedes Hardy, school nurse at both in doubt should contact their personal illness its effects can be far worse. Trinidad and Cross Roads schools, said physician and check the child's ira- Among the side-effects as a result o some parents were confused by the new munization record. cause pound fracture and abrasions as a Also injured was Jimmy Ray Johnson, injuries. result of a Saturday morning accident driver of a bread truck, who was taken Major damage at the Hwy. 31-Withrow St. intersection, to the hospital with suspected internal reported. to both vehicles was A TRUCK-CAR COLLISION on Hwy. 31 East last week was one of four accidents that caused injury to local resident. William Henry Cllver was carried to Henderson County Memorial Hospital with a broken collar bone, The driver of the truck was not injured, according to Highway Patrolman Jim Billings. (Staff Photo by Lorl Callaway) Tuesday, November 3rd [ HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY A Halloween Costume Party, sponsored by the Essence Club of Malakoff will be held on Friday, October 30th at the St. Paul Industrial School. It will be for adults only and admission will be $3.00. Prizes will be given away. Members are also reminded that the Essence Club meets every Ist and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7: 00. CLASSES SET A Country Western Reunion Dance Class will be held on Thursday, October 29 and Thursday, November 5, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the HCJC Center in Athens. Fee for the class is $15.00 A Holiday Floral Design class starts Tuesday November 3 and wfl| rae~ each Tuesday through Dec. 1 from. 8 Ul 9 p.m. at the HCJC Center in Athens, Fee for this class will be $20.00, MEETINGS Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet Monday, Nov, 2, at 7 p.m. at the fire station for a training session. Anyone interested in becoming a member is urged tJ attend. The Trinidad Chamber of Commerce will meet Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. at the community center. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 study club will be held Monday, Nov. 2, at the lodge ball. Malakoff Dad's Club will hold their regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 3, at7 p.m. at the Club's facilities. The Malakoff Tiger Band Booster Club will meet Monday night November 2, 1981 at 7:00p.m. at the Malakoff High School Band Hall. All parents and hand club members are urged to attend this important meeting. The Malakoff Booster Club will meet Tuesday night, November 3, 1981 at 7:30 p.m. at the Malakoff High School Library. All parents and members are urged to attend. The Malakoff Youth Sports Association meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 4, has been changed to Wednesday, Nov. 11, due to a cofiflict. All members are urged to mark the date on their calendar and to remember the change in date. Malakoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. Trinidad Booster Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at the high school. Game film from the Trojan-Palmer game will be shown. The I. O. O. F. will meet Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the hall in Malakoff. ONE DAY RUMMAGE SALE A one day Rummage Sale will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Malakoff Thursday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Included will be baked items, bazaar, plants and a snack bar. Anyonw who wishes to donate miscellaneous items or baked items brong to the the church Nov. 4, 8a.m. to 1 p.m. ART SOCIETY MEETING SET The Malakoff Art Society will hold their regular meeting at the Malakoff City Hall Conference Room Tuesday,Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. Ruth Peeler will give a demon- stration using acrylics. The next regular meeting will be Jan. 5, 1902. CLA88 REUNION SET An informal reunion for the Class of 1981 has been set for Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Lions Den in Malakoff. All members of the class are urged to bring their families and attend. The reunion will begin at 7 p.m. For more information call Mary or Fred Carter, (214) 291-4793 or (214) 775-0023. GARAGE SALE TO BE HELD The Ladies Auxiliary for the Volunteer Fire Department in Log Cabin Estates will sponsor a garage sale Saturday, Oct. 31, 1981. The sale will be in the Big Red Barn. The gates will be open to the public. Everyone is asked to come and help raise money for the fire department. TJC HOMECOMING SET Homecoming activities will be held at Tyler Junior College Nov. 7-8. Classes of 1920 and 1950, with special emphasis on 1926-1929 and 1944, '56 and '57. "DAY IN NOVEMBER" "Day in November" arts and crafts show will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Navarre Mall in Corsicans. There will be a large variety of arts and crafts offered by artists and craftsmen from throughout Texas. Crafts will be limited to items band made by the booth occupant or partner. There will be pottery, needle work, macrame, rock jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, dolls, wood carvings, paintings, and rnany Christmas items. O~fCE HOURS The Malakoff News office is open on e regular basis from 9 e,m. until 4 p.m, Monday throulrh Friday. For your con. venience, please contact the office durinll those hours to assure that your news is included. COMMUNITY ANHOUNCEMENTS To make sure people are aware of your orpnizntion's activities, contact the Malakoff News lit 4890531. For an item to appear in the Thursday publication it must be received st the News offict by 4 p,m, off the ptlceedinll Monday. DILIWI.IN[ INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads eM disPlay advertising for the ThurSday publication date of the M|lakoff News is 4 p.m. the preceedini Mondey. For further informaSon contact the News office at 489-0531.