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Page 6B - The News Friday, November 27, 2015 Malakoff ISD hosted a citywide pep rally, Nov. tion sponsored the event, which was followed COURTESY PHOTOS MANDY BURKHALTER, MALAKOFF ISD 12 at Tiger Stadium. The Malakoff Education Founda- by a tailgate kickoff party. IL By Ryan Moulds 32-23. The News Correspondent The Cameron Yoe de- WACO- The Malakoff fense finally stepped up in Tigers came up just short the third quarter and held against the Cameron Yoe Malakoff to no points. Yoeman losing 45-44 and They also scored on a short seeing their season come run to cut the Malakofflead to an end. to 32-30 going into the The Tigers were 21- fourth quarter. point underdogs against Miller and the offense the three time defending finally got going again to 3A state champions, start the fourth quarter. Malakoffrunning backTyler Russell hauled in his Dylan Grim opened the second touchdown catch scoring with a touchdown to put the Tigers up 38-30. run but the extra point was Cameron Yoe scored a missed leaving the score touchdown from four yards 6-0. out and was also success- Malakoffwould fail on ful on the two point con- extra points or two point version try to tie the game conversion tries five times at 38 with 6:31 left to play. in the one point loss. After a Malakoff put Cameron Yoe re- Traion Smith punched it in sponded with their own from one yard out to give rushing touchdown before the Yoeman a 45-38 lead Malakoffscored 26 unan- with 3:31 remaining in the swered points to take a 32- game. It was the first lead 7 lead. for Cameron Yoe since it The first touchdown was 7-6 in the first quar- came on a 35-yard inter- ter. ception return by QTBarker came up huge Barker to make the score for Malakoff on the ensu- 12-7 with 6:42 left in the ing kickoff, returning it 96 first quarter, yards to pay dirt. Instead On the next Malakoffof attempting the extra posession sophomore point (which they had been quarterback Judd Miller unsuccessful on for the hooked up with Tylermost part of the night) Russell for a 35-yard Malakoff coach Jamie touchdown to make the Driskill elected to go for score 18-7. two and the win. Malakoff extended the The pass from lead on their next drive Woolverton was picked off when Miller hit Jakeby Smith and the Yoeman Woolverton for a touch- were able to run out the down to make it a 25-7 clock for a 45-44 victory. game with 9:36 left.Malakoff's season ends AJ Cook scored a with a 10-2 record. touchdown on the ground Cameron Yoe improves to give Malakoff a 25- their record to 11-1 andhas point lead with 3:35 left. won their last 19 playoff The Yoeman finally re- games. They will take on sponded with two passing an unbeaten Grandview touchdowns right before team Nov. 27 at Waco ISD halftime to make the score stadium. Continued from Page' 1 AMWA's tax rate of Also, on the statement 11.9729 cents per $100 is the county road and valuation, bridge tax of 41.490 cents, The next few slots on which generates funds for the statement deal with the precincts to use for ser- taxes imposed by the vices such as road repairs. county government. Trinity Valley Commu- Henderson County's nity College and emer- tax rate for 2015 is gency service districts also 47.79840 cents. This is to have their tax rates col- pay the county's general lected by the Henderson fund expenses and debt County Tax Office on service, their behalf. COURTESY PHOTOS/TONI GARRARD CLAYIAISD BELOW: Bel Air Elementary School second- grader Chloe Gore competes in the storytelling event at the elementary UIL meet Nov. 18. AT RIGHT: Central Athens fifth-graders Dani Allen and Eli Rincon were among the dozens of stu- dents who competed in AISD's citywide elemen- tary UIL meet. Winners advance to district in January. I I ;IS Continued from Page 1 islation. It simply requires tory. Not until and unless more rigid standards so that these people can be prop- the F.B.I., the Department erly vetted to ensure they of Homeland Security, and don't threaten our families. the Director of National In- "Mr. Speaker, hopefully telligence would positively the world has awakened. certify that each refugee There is a very real threat from Iraq and Syria does that ISIS poses, and it is not not pose a security threat the 'J.V. team,' they are not to us, to our homeland, to 'contained,' and what hap- our families. Otherwise, pened in Paris was not they will not be permitted merely a 'setback.' to set down on American "I urge my colleagues soil. It is simple; it is com- to take the responsibility mon sense and it is needed, to secure our homeland "Mr. Speaker, our hearts seriously. This will be the also go out to the millions first of what I know will of refugees forced to flee be many steps that this their homes and save their chamber will take to ad- lives. There is no other dress the growing threats country in the world- no that are posed to our other country in the world families and our country. - that has been more gen- And I thank the sponsors erous with their time and of the legislation for treasure to refugees than bringing it to the floor. I the United States of urge my colleagues to America, but today is not adopt it. I yield back the the day to share our terri- balance of my time." Continued from Page 1 method also include more also provided a report by input during the design McCreary, Veselka, Bragg phase and an expedited & Allen, the firm that col- construction schedule due lects the delinquent prop- to frequent and detailed erty taxes owed to the project reviews. The board school district. According unanimously approved to the report, the percent- Stiles' recommendation, age of collection on levied Trustees also approved taxes is 98.56 percent for an expenditure of $39,500 tax year 2014, 99.37 per- for Hearn Surveying Asso- cent for tax year 2013, and ciates of Athens to provide 99.63 percent for tax year the surveying and topo- 2012. graphical services at the "Those are outstanding locations where construc- results," said Jones. "The tion is planned. Those sites school district benefits tre- are Athens High School; mendously from the efforts and Bel Air, South and of the Henderson County Central elementaries.Appraisal District, Chief Financial Officer Henderson County Tax Randy Jones explained that Assessor/Collector, and Hearn was actually the McCreary, Veselka, Bragg second-lowest bid, coming & Allen." in at slightly more than a Trustees also approved firm out of North Richland a maximum payment of Hills. $58,086 to Virtual Commu- "We feel there are ben- nication Specialists of Ath- efits to doing business lo- ens, which represents 15 cally, including a quicker percent of the total cost for response time," said Jones. a project to improve "So we recommend going Internet connectivity with Heam Surveying."across the district. The re- "Kudos to you for rec- maining $329,156 is being ognizing there's a benefit to funded through the federalE- going with local people with Rate program, which fman- a good reputation even cially assists school districts though they're a little with technology expendi- higher," said Board Mem- tures. ber Alicea Elliott. "This will improve connec- "Unless it's a lot more," tivity tremendously for our responded Stiles, "one of students and staff," said our goals is to utilize our AISDTechnologycoordina- local companies as much as tor Tony Brooks. "We're we can." The board unani- currently running up to 150 mously approved the ex- devices off wireless access penditure for Hearn Sur- points designedto handle no veying, more than 100. So we're des- Board members were perate for more points." + ........... ................................. ............. +