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ilo t & Son . Sp in por ; Mich. ' .ute to See story, photos and complete wrap-up, pages 4 and 5 PRESS 1981 "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" cents single copy NUMBER 45 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148489-0531 THURSDAY, NOV. 1981 &NN ROUNSAVALL rooms In the gym. School trustees toured the The tour was conducted to update Campus Tuesday night prior trustees on plant needs and maintenan- business in the ce and additional tours are planned for tion room. Principal the high school and elementary cam- ,lassrooms, puses. facilities. The board accepted the bid of Hamilton Fence Company of Seven aoted various improvemen- Points of $14,670 for fencing for the campus, including the athletic complex. The bid was accepted of a building for use as a contingent to written agreement on area. It was agreed specifications other than those listed for the district would with the bid. and expand dressing Other bidders and their prices in- are still being accepted for the 1981 annual Malakoff Rotary Club to John Lott, chairman of the event. be held Monday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. and will be under a theme of Through World Understanding. will be awarded for the first, second, and third place floats. Par- will be awarded trophies and candy and small gifts will be prize will be given the winning float, second prize will be awarded m. I to enter a float in the parade should contact Lott at Malakoff help the Malnkoff Rotary Club each year in their sponsorship of making donations this year include Bankston's Appliances, Bradshaw Insurance, Citizens State Bank, Continental Barn, Donovan-Galvanl, Durmon Glass Co., Harris Insuran- Home Entertainment Center, AI Inmon, Malakoff Fashion Shop, Agency, Malakoff Prescription Shoppe, Mccocl's Dept. Funeral Home, Peele Gas Co., Eleanor Robertson Bookkeeping, I Store, Sonntag Ford, Tanner Motor Co., and Texas Clay Industries. appreciation of the Club for the donations received from i, l _/ ./ eluded T & S Fence Co. of Athens - citizen support fortbe district. $18,980; Guaranty Fence Co. of Austin - Trustees also discussed the new con- $22,210; Bristow Fence and Insulatinof stitutiorml amendment on tax exem- Athens- $17,890. ptiorm. The legislature has allowed ad- ditional property tax exemptions if Trustees also approved implemen- local districts decide to implement the tation of a Senior Citizens Golden Card program. Club. The Club will provide senior citizens with a card allowing free ad- Also discussed was the collection of Ha mittance to all school functions, in- delinquent taxes now that the local tax eluding athletic events. The program is office has been eliminated and tax planned to improve public relations, to collections have been turned over to the honor senior citizens, to keep senior Henderson County Appraisal District. citizens informed and to gain senior Trustees agreed to let the HCAD handle delinquent collections and in an ad- tract with the" district's present Joining motion avvroved to end the con- delinquent tax collector Feb. 1, 1982. new By ANN ROUNSAVALL There will be two new faces on the board of the Henderson County Ap- praisal District January 1 as a result of a recent election. Votes from taxing entities within Henderson County were tabulated Monday adding to the board Dr. Gwen Fulgham of Malakoff and J.R. (Bobby) or all of the taxing bodies to complete a ballot of ten candidates. 835 votes are required to elect a candidate to office. Lowe garnered the largest number of votes with 1104 followed by Rounsavall with 1025. Holcomb received 970 votes, Teague received 975 votes and Fulgham received 863. Other can- didates included Hula Beets, Horace Rounsavall of Trinidad. Evans, Bruce Smith, Howard Watson The two new members will serve with and George Watson. veteran members Larry Teague, Glen The Henderson County Appraisal Holcomb and Ray Lowe, all re-elected District was formed by the Texas tn the Monday vote. Legislature to assess property values Nominations were accepted from any within the county. " sale tax taues recer e Cedar Creek Lake area cities c'on- $597,905.10 and a 20.87% increase; Untie to show growth as other areas of Mal.akoff reported $7,789.90 for the the nation shows signs of recession, a year s total of $76,878.12 and a 5.79% in- recent release from the State Corn- crease; and Caney City had $2,849.39 ptroller's office reflects, for a year's total of $21,889.19 and a The report contained city sales tax 4.03% increase. rebate checks for November. Eustace was the only area city reflec- Kemp led lake area cities percentage tinga drop in collection for the period wise with a check for $3,717.57 bringing with a check for $1,182.14 for the year's the year-to-date total to $30,955.96. That total of $2,216.84 and a minus percen- amount is 76.79% over the same period tage of 77.10. lastyear. The Comptroller's office mailed Trinidad received a check for checks totaling $96.4 million to 948 $2, 0.77 for a year's total of $10,730.20 Texas cities. and a 64.1595 increase over last year. The payments push totals for Texas Gun Barrel City collected $13.123.31 for clues through November of this year to the period bringing the year-to-date $614.7 million- a 16.6 percent increase total to $82,2 .92 for a 32.44% increase over payments for the same II-month period in 1900. The optional one-percent city sales tax is collected along with the state, four-peroent sales, tax by merchants and businesses and is rebated each month by the Comptroller to the cities where it is levied. over the s me period last year. Tool received $2,807.73, year-to-date $11,380.M and an increase of 25.02%; Mahank received $15,658.31 for a year- to-date total of $I14,377.59 and 23.72% increase; Athens, the county seat, collected $69,129.93 for a year.to.date of of FIREMEN were called to Oak Acres on Cedar to a house fire at the home of Bill Merrett. Seven volun- I department were able to contain the blaze even though the .I house was reportedly gutted. The cause of the blase was attributed to an unarms- ded stove. There was no immediate estimate of damage. Merrett said the house was to be sold this week. (Staff photo by Lorl CalIaway) / MALAKOFF CEMETERY DONATIONS Mr. and Mrs. Howard Julian $25.00 Mr. and Mrs.Dee Cartildga $10.00 Kathy and Bill Stacy, in memory of Ralph Stacy $30.00 VFW CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY The Malakoff-Trinidad VFW Post 4133 will celebrate their 10th anniversary on Sunday, November 22. Free dinner will be served to all members and their r rroeSomts at 12:00 noon. There will also be a Dance on Saturday night, November 21 9 p.m. till I a.m. BAKE SALE The Malakoff Band Booster Club will sponsor a hake sale at the Citizens State Bank Friday, November SO. They would like to remind everyone that the Fruit Cakes are in and will be delivered in the next few days. The Band participated in a Marching Contest in Lufkin this past week. 'rite regular meeting of the Malakoff City Council scheduled for Monday, November 33, has been cancelled. Malnkoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday, November 24, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will hold a Study Club Monday, November 23, at 7: 30 p.m. to prepare for the Master Masons Degree. BAKE SALE The Youth of the Assembly of God Church of Malakoff will sponsor a hake sale in front of Food Fare on Saturday, November 21, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Proceeds will go to missions. "DAY IN NOVEMBER" "Day in November" arts andcrafts show will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Navarro Mall in Corsicans. There will be a large variety of arts and crafts offered by artists and craftsmen from throughout Texas. GUN AND KNIFE SHOW SET The first annual Henderson County Gun and Knife Show WIll be held at the Headenon County Junior College Ballroom In Athens Nov. 25 and 29. Sponsored by the Athens Police Reserves, the show will be oven Saturday from .8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 6p.m. Admission will be $2.00. trustees met In Monday evening and gym use policy, ap- the 1981 year and Henderson County demand for use the school to recommend a who is to be the facility and According to the adopted policy swept followinguse, local taxes. The new HCAD will ap- organized, local, responsible groups Audits for the 1981 year were presen, praise all property within Henderson will be allowed to use the gym when it is ted to the board. The audits were con- County, according to action by the State available. Any other group must be ac- ducted by Smith, Moore and Co. in Legislature, and the board is con. companied by a school official during the time the gym is in use. Any group wishing to utilize the facility should contact the principal's office for available dates. In addition, users will be asked to wear shoes that have not been worn for street wear and the gym floor should be OffiCE ItOUR$ The Malakoff News office is open on a regular basis from 9 s.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For your con- venience, pluse contact the office during those hours to assure that your news is J~lndad. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS To make sure people ere aware of your or|anization's activities, contact the Maiakoff News at 489.053], For an Athens for review by the board. Audits were for the cafeteria account, local fund, and designated purpose (federal funds) accounts. Trustees agreed that the school should contact the Henderson County Appraisal District requesting a propo J from them on the colleetien of slderin~ Imving taxes collected by them item to appear in the Thursday publication it must be received at the News office by 4 p.m, on the preceedini as well. Followin8 receipt of their Monday. Of.AOLINIINFORMATION (HCAD) proposal, the board will again consider the item. Deadline for nlws items, classified ads end display advertisin| for the Thursday publication date of the Malekoff In other action trnstees approved News is 4 p.m. the preceeding Monday, minutes of the previous meeting and For further information contact the News office at 489-0531. approved payment of bills for the mon- th.