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8A'-The . __ koffNews,Th day, SCHOOL ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ p. c o,,,, been funded by the Booster Club and in- terested businesses. Trustee Run Speed r~ommended that the school return to the policy of providing the banquet in a move to relieve the Booster Club of the responsibility and to regain school control. In related action the board made a motion to write letters of appreciation to the Malakoff Booster Club and to Citizens State Bank for their joint pur- chase of a new scoreboard for the high school gym. Plemens asked for approval from the board to instigate a program with llen- derson County Junior College that would allow senior students to enroll in a college concurrent enrollment program agreement. The program would allow senior students to earn college credits during off time in their last year in high school. The local district will provide the facility and the college will provide the teacher, Plemens said. Students would have the possibility of earning 12 college hours during the last semester of high school. The January and February board II I meetings will be held on the third Mon- day night of those months, trustees agreed, due to district basketball games on Tuesday nights. The board also agreed to contact the Trinidad School Board to see if there is any in- terest in consolidation of the two districts .for long-range planning par- poses. Trustees approved a motion to send in an application for a bid for I & A Board Liability Insurance. Six trustees approved the motion with Charles Morman voting against. Plemens reported that work on leveling the 400 sq. ft. area of the baseball field should begin this week at an expense of $1500 to the District. He also said the baseball schedule has been set and uniforms secured to begin the season this spring After hearing a written request from two high school teachers the board agreed that a sign should be purchased for in front of the high school, but requested additional information on the type of sign and cost before making a decision, The matter will be considered We think Business is "In the Pits" Sleeper pit that is: Come in and see this pit group in beautiful Herculon with sleeper, at a special Davis Red Barn Price Ottomans Available Hwy. 90 N. Malakoff 489.0090 One of them being this dandy new 5-speed Chevette. The lowest-priced diesel sold in America based on a comparison of manufacturers' suggested retail prices. Why the draw to diesels? Simple, Diesels offer the kind of mileage you demand Diesels traditionally have higher resale values Diesels have no spark plugs to change or carburetors to adjust, so diesels don't demand much of you, Diesels, A good thing happenir~g at Chevrolet, GDIEI L MOTORS PARTS DIVISION at the next meeting, necessary for assessment and~felt their Plemens told trustees that the position should be made known prior to District has an old bus that will be of- any action the HCAD might consider. fered for sale via bids. The bus has not Prior to convening in the board room been in service for several years. Bids trustees toured the elementary cam- will be opened at the next meeting, puses with principal Lionel Duncan The board passed a resolution serving asguide. to be sent to the chairman of the board "I wish all of our campuses were in as of the Henderson County Appraisal good a condition as the elementary," District to refrain from any efforts to Cox said in reviewing their findings. enter homes for tax assessment. It was general agreement of the board that on The next scheduled meeting of the premises inspection of homes was not board will be January 18. Every one seems to be ready for something else than these past few days of fog and more fog. Even the rain and drizzle is welcome for a change. There were 129 in Sunday School on Sunday. More came for preaching and were blessed by hearing a good sermon. Mr. Joe Chavers passed away Thursday night after several weeks of illness. Funeral services were Saturday with Bro. Anthony in charge of ser- vices. Our sympathy to his loved ones. The Naomi Sunday School class held its Christmas party on Friday with a covered dish luncheon. Husbands were frail! |)it ge OII(P O~ invited to attend, but only two were l_P ........................... brave enough to face the ladies. There O were 11 members of the class and three guests to attend. All had a good time capacitating injuries." years of age or weighing less than 40 and enjoyed a good lunch. Traffic deaths over the same period pounds should be strapped into an ap- Texas Power & Light held its totaled 3,378, an increase of almost six proved child restraint seat. Christmas party for employees, percent compared to the first nine mow "This would be a very sensible and retirees and their families Friday ths of last year. perhaps lifesaving gift for an infant or night. There was a large crowd out to The DPS director said that during the small child from a caring parent or enjoy it. first six months of 1981, more than 98 grandparent," he said. Senior citizens of Henderson County percent of the persons killed inThe DPS director said all available will enjoy their Christmas party in passenger vehicles were not wearing troopers would be on patrol duty during Athens on the 17th. A large crowd from seat belts, the fatality counting periods. For Seven Points have signed up to attend. "A head-on crash at only 30 mph Christmas, the count will begin at 6 Then on the night of the 17th, senior hurls a persons body forward with the p.m. Thurday, December 24 and end at citizens of Seven Points 49ers club will same force as a fall from a third story midnight Sunday, December 27. The have their Christmas party at the window," Adams pointed out."A New Year's period starts at 6 p.m. center. buckled seat belt keeps passengers Thursday, December 31 and ends at We were glad to see Mrs. Charles from striking their head or another part midnight Sunday, January 3, 1982. Hastedt back in church services Sun- of their body and prevents serious in- The DPS headquarters in Austin will day after her being so severely scalded jury." release information on the various ac- a few weeks ago in a freak accident. Adams also recommended that cidents as part of the "Operation Mr. and Mrs. Chub Reese will before traveling, children under four Motorcide "program. celebrate their 50th wedding an- niversary this coming Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Smith and her O from page one Santa Claus is coming soon. And that with lead based paints. You're unlikely means that Dad and Mother are out to encounter these today, as the again asking for a rate increase, doing the shopping for the toys that old especially if you continue to support our St. Nick will leave under the tree for the dangers of lead poisoning are well youngsters of the family, known. But it's wise to be safe. system as well as you have done in the Toys all the way from a rubber bal * Baby's toys should be too large to past," Henderson said. -- Councilman Dennis Cannon moved to a shiny new bike -- are a part of put in the mouth, washable, lightweight that the city accept the proposed rate growing up. The child without a toy or and non-brittle, increase and councilman Robert Her- two-- or twodozen-- at Christmas is a Eye injuries are a particular hazard nandez seconded it. Vote was forelorn tot indeed, from Christmas toys. Sling shots, air unanimous. The chances are that your youngsters rifles, archery sets and even the spring- In other business the council ap- will open their gifts Christmas morning action toy pistols that propel sticks proved the minutes from a Nov. 9th and have a large time getting acquain- capped with rubber cups have caused meeting, approved payment of bills for ted with their new toys. But in all too eye injuries, the month of November and gave their many households across the nation the authorization to advertise for a police toys themselves will dim the happy The air rifle, or B-B-gun, is still a vehicle. Christmas season by causing accidents threat even though its use is forbidden The council also decided to cancel and injuries, in many communities. If you give your their regular scheduled meeting of Dec. The American Medical Association child an air rifle, impress upon him the 28 and change the date to Monday, Jan. offers some simple tips for selecting danger of richochet. Many air rifle in- 11. toys that will help insure a completely juries come from the small shot boun- City Manager John Lott also announ- happy Christmas -- cing off a fence post or the side of a ced at the close of the meeting that the Beware of small toys that can be house. A target backed with a bag of city had lost Police Officers Howard swallowed, flammable toys, and toys sand or straw is a must for air rifle Copeland and Cindy Newman. "We will with rough or sharp edges, marksmen. 'be working to fill these vacancies in our All electric toys should be safe. Loaf Chirstmas tree ornaments, par- police department and continue to for the safety approval label on the cord ticularly the strings of small lights, are strive to have the best department we and on the toy itself, potential hazards. Some of the brands can have," he said. Avoid toys made of lead or colored of tree lights are flimsily wired and can be. fire hazards. Old and frayed light strings are dangerous. Discard them. Handle ornaments and lights with care. Keep the extra bulbs and the discarded bulbs out of the reach of tots. 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