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December 3, 1981

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Hogg & Sons Book Bindery , In:. Springport, Mich. r: _2, ~.3IW. J_2.,r l Jl, .................. J~r Parade Route NWf. II L The 1981 Malakoff Rotary Club An- nual Christmas Parade will be a 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 and Santa Claus will make his first official visit to the city on that date, according to John Lott, chairman of the event. Santa will arrive in town courtesy of the Rotary Club with transportation provided by the Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department. He will have candy and small gifts for the children who visit with him following the parade. Food Fare of Malakoff has donated plenty of candy so that each child will receive some. Theme of the parade is "Peace and Hope Through World Understanding." Cash prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third place floats en- tered. Participating bands will be awarded trophies. A $100 first prize will be given the winning float, second prize will be awarded $75 and third prize will be ~k50. Local businesses help the l~lakoff Rotary Club each year in their sponsor- ship of the parade. Those making donations this year include Bankston's G. E., Bateman & George, Bradshaw Insurance, Citizens State Bank, Con- tinental Savings and Loan, Davis Red Barn, Donovan-Galvani, Durmon Glass CO., Harris Insurance Agency, Home O Entertainment Center, AI Inmon, Malakoff Fashion Shop, Malakoff In- surance Agency, Malakoff Prescription @ .I Shoppe, McCool's Dept. Store, Paschal Funeral Home, Poole Gas Co., Eleanor Robertso~ Bookkeeping, Smith Drug Store, Sematag Ford, Tanner Motor Co., and Texas Clay Industries. The parade will be led by a color guard provided by VFW Post 4133. The colorful Cardettes of Henderson County Junior College will head marching units followed by the Henderson County Junior College Band. A mar- ching troop sponsored by Eula Pearl Davis will follow and a float will be next on the agenda The Mabank High School Bano will be next in the line-up followed by a marching group from the Eustace Sports Association. Another float will follow and the Trinidad Marching Band will be next in line. Also -~ o participating in the parade will be the Jamboree Queens from Trinidad, an additional float and the marching Tiger Band from Malakoff High School will lead the way for Santa on the fire truck. Everyone is reminded to be at the parade route on time for Santa's first visit to lVlalakoff in 1981. PRE 1981 "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" single copy , NIntmER 48 Box 599,1 , Texas 75148 .489-0531 THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 1981 F TOM FINLEY and Power Corn- announced Tuesday company plans to build generating plant near to be known as Malakoff Station, will be miles southwest of operational. Turner said that file company will "During the course of construction, work diligently with the local corn- we will endeavor to hire from this area munlties to help them meet the as many as we can-based on the challenges and changes the benefits of project needs and the talents of the people desiring to work on the project. We expect several hundred positions will be filled by local residents during units the first in 1989 and 1990. Plant censer, ctlon "estimates that about 1,800 secondary project is estimated at or indirect jobs will be created within existing trade, or Service industries Don Jordon told a " which could supply either the project or area cttizens at the Malakoff the increased local population with School cafeteria that the of benefit to his company See related stories, page 12 the plant will bring to the area. expect a dramatic increase in population. About 4,000 people predicted to move into the local peak construction activities. We expect during peak construction activities. We to fill about 100 operational Jobs with want you to know we will work with you local residents when theplant becomes in preparing for this challenge." operational." Turner said. Turner sold that the local Turner added that the company representative of the company wlll district manager Hell p ,f mtly efflces in Fa Id. Fuel for the plant WIU come from lignite reserves Jointiy-owned by the North American Coal CorlmlOn and Getty Oil Company. North American will begin construction of Its production facilities in 1985, said C.R. Miercourt, plant will use a goods and services. We feel the president of the Southwest Division of North American Coal Corporation. resource, lignite, to majority of these jobs will be filled by When both generating units are the growing electricity Iocal residents." " Jordan said. As a result of the additional Jobs operational, North American will ttlewill also strengthen the Turner said "payrolls will spur a supplyaboutslxmllUoatonsofllgnitea area. Construction and dramatic increase in disposable in- year. the Malakoff plant will come. A lot of this money will be spent The coal will come from the reserves of jobs for people inin the local area, generating substantial as well as increase the sales tax revenues. More tax revenues and tax revenues." will come from increases in the ad valorem property tax bases as a result HL&P group vice of the construction of project facilities Fossil Plant Engineers and new homes and businesses. We said that "era- estimate the project will bring $67 construction of the million during the peak year of con- nearby mine will peak at struction and $40 million during 2,000 workers in 1967, the operation in 1990. Secondary and in- of More thandirect wages should add another $40 to will be employed at the M8 million to the local economy in become fully 1990." in the l lakoff-Cayuga Field. The announcement by HL&P ends the speculation as to the "major utility company" that had made an agreement with North American Coal recently. The Malakoff-Cayuga Lignite Field has been estimated at containing over 450 million tons of surface mlneable lignite Miercourt said the mining would begin in the northern portion of the field and should begin in 1988. Malakoff Tigers on the District here Monday after- a meeting of the loop's Tigers also placed II the second team list. first team status were Tom Byers, and Vic Kirkland. to Ron Speed on defense and Joe Holyfield, John Mc- Tarver offensively. James Mastin, James Norwood and Homer the 18AAA honorable 160-pound linebacker, is to repeat as a first teamer from the 1980 honor squad. During the Tigers' 7-3 campaign Whiteley led the Tigers in tackles with 105 bring downs. Whiteley also served as one of the Tigers' co-captains. The 225-pound Byers, who made the loop's second team offense last year, was credited with 35 tackles from his tackle position during '81 and was a key element in the Tigers' consistent pass rush. Byers was also one of only three players who were unanimously selected to the defensive unit. Kirkland, a gifted 170-pound tight end, earned offensive first team status via his 534 receiving yards on 27 recep- tions. Four of those catches resulted in touchdowns, enabling the talented receiver to lead the team in scoring along with James Jackson. Kirkland made second team tight end last year. Carey Jackson, a 225-pound junior, nailed down one of the first team tackle slots. Jackson's overpowering blocking ability was a key to the Tigers' ability to amass 2559 total offensive yards during the season. Other first team defensive honorees were James Lewis, Rusk; Curtis Creag, Crockett; Mike Nolen, West- wood; Don Jones, Teague; Louis Cheek, Fairfield; Keith Corley, Rusk; Chris Axum, Westwood; Darrell Ezell, Fairfield; Brian Townsend, Rusk; Walter Sumuel, Westwood; Troy BoRon, Crockett; Zebedee Hamilton, Crockett and Marvin Owens, Fairfield. Named to the loop's first team offen- se were Steve Alice, Crockett; Donald Atkins, Rusk; Darren Bishop, Fair- field; Danny Price, Westwood; Ronald Mask, Crockett; Doyle Terry, Fair- field; Elvin Crawford, Westwood; ",%, ~ , ise TOM BYERS ISAAA All District 1st Team, Defense VIC KIRKLAND 18AAA All District 1st Team, Offense OF THREE FIRMS that have financial interest, in the billion Malakoff Eleetrle Generating Phmt mad llp/te mining operation Join Mslakoff Mayor Howard Julina Tuesdwy evening in a look at a model of the generating plant site. From left are H. Ed Wendt, vice president and general manager Minerals Division, Getty Oil Company; C.R. Miercort, president Southwest Division, North Amerleu ODrp.; Don Jordan, president and chief mmeutive officer of Houston Lighting and Power Company; Julian; and Ores Benctt, Jr., president and chief executive officer of NACCO, The plant model will be displayed at the Cltisem State in Mahnkoff. (staff photo by Dsn Dwelle) r MEETINGS @ @ Randy Carter,Rusk; Troy Bolton, Crockett; Lepoleon Atkins, Rusk; Ken Tatum, Teague and Delbert Reeves, Westwood. Second team defensive status went to Keith James, Westwood; Bobby Thrash, Rusk; Mitchell Johnson, Crockett; Javan Reagans, Crockett; Richard Gunnels, Crockett; Donnie Reed, Westwood; Elvin Crawford, Westwood; Ronald Jones, Teague; Darrell Stanley, Crockett and Ronald Mask, Crockett. Joining the second team offense were Robby Robertson, Fairfield; Butch Lucas, Crockett; Reginald Murry, Crockett; Steve Black, Fairfield; Shown Walker, Rusk; Darrell Stanley, Crockett;. Paul Smith. Westwood; Jerry Hubbard, Rusk; George Black, Crockett; Kenneth Reagans, Crockett and Chip Hart, Rusk. The Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department will hold a training meeting Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the fire station. The Trinidad Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meetfng Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the community center. Malakoff Masonic Lodge study club will be held Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall. Malakoff Rotarians will meet Tuesday, Dec. 8, at noon at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. Basic Square Dance lessons will be held by the Log Cabin Swingers at the Big Red Barn Tuesday, Dec. 8. The Malakoff Tiger Band Booster Club will meet Monday night, December 7, 1981, at 7:30 p.m. in the Band Hall at the High School. All members are urged to attend. The Triple F Club of Malakoff will meet Monday, Dec. 7, 1981 at the First United Methodist Church. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. A covered dish of food from each family attending will be served. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will meet on Monday, December 7th at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of the conferel of a Master Mason's Degree. The Worshipful Master of the 1930's will deliver 25 year service pins. Other 50 year members and life members will be laboring and all Master Mason's are invited to attend and visit with the line officers that were here 50 years ago in 1929-30-31. /:,.y, / ,:.: CAREY JACKSON 18AAA All District 1st Team, Offense TRINIDAD INVITATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNEY SET The Trinidad Annual Invitatimml Basketball Tournament will be held Thur- sday (today), Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3, 4, and 5. Game schedules will be in- eluded on the sports pages of The Malakoff News. SHOPPING GUIDE INCLUDED A special Christmas Shopping Gtdde is included with this week~ edition of The Malakoff News for reader convenience. Included in the guide are advertisements from area businesses and shops with gift ideas and suggestions. Take advantage of the special prices and gift selections that are available in the section. omct H0enS The Malekofl News office is open on e rquiar i~s from 9 a,m, until 4 p.m, Monday through Friday. For your con- venience, please contact the office durinl ~ I~url to alsure that your newl is i~luded, COMMI~ NINOH(~MENT~ To make sure people ere lWIKe of you# 0q~f~Hl~orfs K~JittMI, C~MItlK:t the MIl~llOff NeV4 at 48~0531. For an item to appear in the Thursday publlc~ it mu~t be receiv~l at the News office by 4 p.m, on the precendinll Monday. O~Nl[ INFORMATION Dondlina for onws items, CiH~f~d ads and dta~ki~ nd~isJSl[ ~0f the Thursday pebls'.ation dab} of lha Melakoff News is 4 p.m, the prece~linl Monday, For further information contct tha Nam office at 489-0531, ~! ~il~ -i I i iill~ 1:1 , :iI /~i~ !'t /~ iI ,! ,!:<