Sports and Outdoors


 Lake Info

Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 322.00
Water Temperature:
62 degrees - top
degrees - bottom




CCL Methodist tourney draws 124
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–The trio of Jim Taylor, James Hollar and Tim Vaughn took first place at the annual Cedar Creek Lake Methodist Church benefit golf tournament Monday.
The trio combined for a net score of 50.0 in the scramble tournament, which drew 124 golfers in 31 teams to the Cedar Creek Country Club.
The team of Roger Owen, Jeff Johnston, Tim Harper and Brian Harper were very close behind, taking second with a net score of 51.25.
Brian Harper also posted the men’s longest drive.
Third place went to the team of Jimmy Butler, Jim Butler, Billy Butler and Buckley Butler, who posted a 51.50 net score.
Ken Barnes (who was with Bill Richardson, David Beery and Seth Douglas) posted the men’s closest to the pin shot.
On the women’s side, the group of Janet Noblitt, Susie Johnson, Gayle Robinson and Gayle Brummett posted both the shot closest to the pin (by Noblitt) and the longest drive (by Robinson).
Proceeds from the tournament went toward the church’s scholarship and education efforts.

Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
The team of Jim Taylor (left), James Hollar and Tim Vaughn took first place
in the Cedar Creek Lake Methodist Church fund-raiser golf tournament at the
Cedar Creek Country Club Monday.

Girls needed for Mabank Rodeo Queen contest
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–Girls are being sought to compete in the 53rd annual Mabank Rodeo Queen contest.
Queen nominees must have access to western clothing and a horse through the entire event, scheduled to run Monday through Saturday, June 23-28.
The Queen will be crowned Wednesday, June 25, and will preside over the annual rodeo, which opens Thursday, and will lead Saturday’s traditional parade.
Girls from the eighth grade through high school seniors are eligible to apply. Complete the form below, and return it to the Mabank Fire Station by Thursday, June 5.
Please include a recent picture with your application. For more information, contact Johnny Adams at (903) 880-3538.


Courtesy Photo/Tom Dally
Caleb Dally of the Mabank Braves pitches against the
Malakoff Marlins during the MBSA pre-season tournament.
The Braves finished second.


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May 24
(8:30 a.m. Don’s Port)

June 14
Saturday Fun Sail 11-2

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