Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet
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Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is:
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Ewing tops MGA tournament field
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Glen Ewing won the annual MGA Championship at the Cedar Creek
Country Club last weekend.
Heading the Championship Flight, Ewing forged the low gross score with
rounds of 72 on Saturday and 70 on Sunday to finish the 36-hole
tournament at 142.
Tyler Underriner and James Mashburn tied for low net score on the
Championship Flight, finishing with adjusted scores of 150 and gross
scores of 160.
Rounding out the Championship Flight were Bobby Weckerlin (gross 159/net
151), Bob Felty (161/151), Rod Hunt (166/154), Andrew Jordan (170/156)
and Jim Stuart (161/157).
David Winn posted rounds of 73 and 72 to forge the low gross score, 163,
on the First Flight.
Again, there was a tie for low net score, as both John Andrews and Wes
Verner shot identical scores of 167 and net scores of 145.
Rounding out the First Flight were Terry Butler (166 gross/146 net), Dan
Merrill (165/147), David Cary (165/147), Dan Bradfield (168/150), Kurt
Schumacher (170/152), Mike Roach (171/153), Tom Green (181/163) and Dean
Phil Hoover headed the Second Flight, posting rounds of 81 and 87 to
forge a low gross score of 168.
Stan Sowers took first low net score with a 140 (172 gross), while James
McKinney took second net with a 147 (gross 179).
Rounding out the Second Flight were Raymie Shackelford (173 gross/149
net), Jim Jones (179/149), Buddy Hibbs (181/149), Josh Redstone
(176/150), Larry Bilbrey (175/151), Pat Fernandez (179/153), Wilbur
Dennis (185/155), Sonny Roach (183/157) and Billy Tyler (197/165).
Mike Clement completed the first round, but withdrew.
Al Farley led the Third Flight, posting rounds of 92 and 94 to forge the
low gross score of 186.
Gary Gallatin took low net score, with a gross of 198 and an adjusted
net score of 148, while Ivan Ray had the second low net score, 150,
after posting a 190 gross.
Rounding out the Third Flight were Bill Holland (189 gross/153 net),
Bill Collins (191/153), Ray Brown (202/164) and David Ziegler (208/166).
Rudy Krailoh and Dwayne Taylor played the first round, but withdrew.Long
drive winners for the Championship Flight on Hole No. 5 were Bob
Weckherlin (Saturday) and Jim Stuart (Sunday).
Drive winners for the First Flight on Hole No. 14 were Kurt Schumacher
and Dean Fannin.
In the Second Flight, Ray Shackelford posted the longest drive Hole No.
8 both days of the tournament.
Similarly, Gary Gallatin posted the Third Flight’s longest drive on Hole
No. 17 both days of the tournament.
softball, baseball field pact approved
By Barbara Gartman
Monitor Staff Writer
KEMP–The construction contract to build the new Kemp Independent School
District softball/baseball fields went to Mark, Inc.
At a special meeting Monday, Kemp trustees selected the company
recommended by Barry Canning, architect with WRA Architects of Dallas.
The cost is an estimated $470,000, with possibilities of seeing lower
costs on some portions of the work.
“I expect the school to see a good savings in certain areas,” Canning
Proposals were opened June 28, and both companies who submitted bids
were contacted, Canning explained.
The main emphasis on the construction will be landscaping and dirtwork,
“The (financial) spread on the landscaping was pretty tight,” Canning
Most of the cost difference between the bids was in the dirtwork, so
Canning talked with staff at both companies to gather information on
The sub-contractors for Mark are Worldwide Excavating and Halls
Irrigation, both of Kemp.
They are ready to start as soon as the contracts are signed and as soon
as the bonds are acquired for the companies involved, trustees heard.
In other business, trustees:
• viewed the first preliminary drawings of the new high school, and made
suggestions about possible needs and changes.
Monitor Photo/Barbara Gartman
Kemp Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Peter Running points
to a portion of a proposed new high school as school trustees study the
first set of preliminary drawings Monday. Pictured are (from left)
trustee Steve Greenhaw and board president Keith Foisey, Running, and
trustees Curtis Donovan, Dr. Jim Collinsworth, Harvey McFaul and Scott
One that didn’t get away
Mom Tonya Capley raises her arms in triumph as son Brandon reels in a
palm-sized sunfish from the Gun Barrel City Park pond July 7. “They’re
really easy to catch right here,” she said. “You just put your worm out
there.” Dad Darrell and sister Lorin joined in catching and releasing
the tiny fish from their hometown park.