Apr

26

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 26, 2017

By Pearl Cantrell
Monitor Staff Writer
TOOL–The West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District directors gave the green light to planners of the Edgewater Subdivision with shoreline residential units and acreage wrapping around the Baker Cemetery. The district has a six-inch line along 4042. Directors approved the concept and engineers to work out the details and report back. The proposed subdivision covers 250 acres and butts up against Valentine Shores.
Directors also approved fact-finding to sell treated water to Trinidad. The district has a six-inch pressurized line serving Key Ranch along State Highway 274. “I think it’s a good move to look at, I really do,” general manager Tony Ciardo said at Monday’s meeting, April 25. “If it can be done inexpensively, I think it could be win-win for both of us.”
Board president Clifton Smith pointed out that the Key Ranch water line was built for growth. Ciardo said Trinidad has 480 meters.
In other business, directors heard approval needed to provide service to Gastonia/Scurry SUD customers on CR 4077 is progressing.
dures for Public Utility Commission approval.
Got update on the 148 Booster Station Tank Replacement project’s progress.
Approved minutes for March 6 and 27 and approved the financial report for March.

Apr

26

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 26, 2017

By Rollin Hadsell
Monitor Staff Writer
EUSTACE–The Eustace boys and girls track teams will have 13 individuals and four relay teams represented at the Class 3A Region II Track Meet, April 28-29 at Whitehouse High School. The Eustace boys will advance all three relay teams after finishing fourth or better in every relay race at the area meet held April 20 at the Boneyard in Eustace.
Dalton Page finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:03.08 and placed third in the 1600-meter run, finishing with a time of 4:45.31. Zane Arambula finished just ahead of Page in the 1600, placing second with a time of 4:37.66. In the 3200-meter run, Michael Wong took second place with a time of 10:18.5 and Micah Zimmerer fourth with a time of 10:29.22. Charles Womble took foruth place in the pole vault, finishing with a vault of 10 feet, six inches.
The 4×100-meter relay team of Alejandro Sanchez, Stone Wadsworth, Cory Strawn and Clifton Johnson placed fourth with a time of 43.52. The same four athletes also finished third in the 4×200 with a time of 1:30.42, as well as finishing second in the 4×400 with a time of 3:24.06.
The Lady Bulldogs 4×400 relay team of Macy Penix, Jacey Warner, Shelby White and Reece Thorne placed fourth with a time of 4:19.68.
Chanda Westbrook will run in three events at regionals after winning the 800-meter run, the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter run. Her time in the 800 was 2:23.75, the 1600 was 5:23.15 and the 3200 was 11:38.15. Penix will advance in two individual events. Penix finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:29.65 and fourth in the 1600- meter run with a time of 5:57.86. Sabrina Davis finished third in the 1600-meter run, clocking a time of 5:39.09, while also getting third place in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:07.52. Shelby White placed second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:06.31 to advance.
Thorne placed third in the 100-meter hurdles, running a time of 17.36 seconds. Thorne also finished third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 50.3 seconds.
Hana Abuhatab took second place in the shot put with a distance of 35 feet, one and a half inches. JoGail Holcombe took third in the discus with a throw of 102 feet, five inches.
Breanna Ragan advances to the regional meet by finishing fourth in the pole vault after a vault of 8 feet.

Apr

26

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 26, 2017

Lowell Duncan Pahl was born on April 1, 1931 in Merrill, Wis., to parents Ethan Pahl and Wilma Duncan Pahl and entered into eternal rest on April 19, 2017 at the age of 86.
Lowell was in the United States Army and served for 20 years. He retired as MSgt. Lowell was stationed in Japan, Hawaii, Germany and Ft. Devens in Ayer, Mass. and served in the Korean War.
Lowell graduated the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Upper Iowa University with two Bachelor’s degrees.
He was married to the love of his life for over 50 years, Maxine Callahan Pahl, who preceded him in death on July 17, 2000.
Lowell enjoyed being outside, cutting trees and building things. He loved spending time with his family, friends and going out to eat.
Lowell volunteered at the food bank, was a member of the Masonic Cedar Creek Lake Lodge #1431, where he served as past Master, Roddy Lodge #734 in Mabank and Masonic Lodge #528 in Kemp. He was also a member and past Patron of East Star GBC Chapter #1114, Rainbow Girls #369 as a past Rainbow Dad and on the advisory board. Lowell was a member of the VFW #4376 of Seven Points and American Legion #310 in Gun Barrel City. He was an active member in several Methodist churches, including Westford, Mass., and Garland.
Lowell was an amazing man, who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Lowell was preceded in death by his parents, wife Maxine Pahl, great-grandson Austin Young, brothers Darren Pahl, Dean Pahl and Rodney Pahl and sister Phyllis Pahl.
He is survived by his daughter Linda Teppenpaw of Seven Points, son Rodney Pahl and wife Linda Aaron Pahl of Hudson, N.H., grandchildren Lauren Soucy and husband Bob of Leominster, Mass., Connie Young and husband Rory of Parker, Colo., George Lowell Weilenmann and Jack French of Broomfiled, Colo., Rodney Pahl of Fla., Raymond Pahl of Fla., Jared Pahl of Fla., Ann Covey and husband Jim of Hudson, N.H., Chuck Lyons of Hudson, N.H., nine great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren, sister Yvonne DiFrancisco of Calif., and sister Kathy, brother Carrol Pahl of Ohio, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.