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Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 320.68
Water Temperature:
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82
degrees - bottom

 

 

 

Exec committee backs
schools’ discipline actions

By Kerry Yancey
Monitor Staff Writer

FORNEY–The District 15-4A executive committee agreed to issue a private reprimand to both school districts in connection with a bench-clearing brawl that halted the Oct. 3 district football game between the hosting Mabank Panthers and the visiting Terrell Tigers.
Meeting in Forney Friday, district superintendents agreed “both schools had conducted a thorough and proper investigation of the events,” District Executive Committee chairman Eli Melton wrote in a letter released by Mabank ISD Superintendent Dr. Russell Marshall.
“The committee voted unanimously, with Terrell and Mabank abstaining, to accept both schools’ recommendations regarding disciplinary action,” Melton wrote.
“This action includes a one-game suspension of seven Terrell athletes, two Mabank athletes and a private reprimand for both schools,” Melton wrote.
The two Mabank players, both starters, were suspended for Friday night’s game at Red Oak. Since Terrell was idle Friday, those players will be suspended for the Tigers’ next game, a home district contest against Red Oak Friday, Oct. 17.
Marshall said the executive committee has five levels of disciplinary action it could take against both schools. A private reprimand is the lowest action, with a public reprimand representing the next level.

Schoolcraft, Hale, Van Horns
capture St. James tournament

Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Although rain showers threatened, 100 golfers played in the ninth annual Adopt-A-Family golf tournament Monday at the Cedar Creek Country Club.
Proceeds from the tournament, sponsored by St. James on the Lake Episcopal Church, will go toward meeting the needs of less fortunate families during the upcoming holiday season, and during back-to-school times.
Church pastor Father Jerry Morriss said a number of players called early Monday to see if the tournament was still on, and despite heavy rains that morning, showers didn’t disrupt play in the afternoon.
In its nine-year history, the tournament has never been delayed or cancelled by rain, Morriss said, although some folks got a little wet when a shower came through while they were waiting in line at St. James for a plate of Danny’s Barbecue.
A number of churches were represented in the tournament for the first time, Morriss said.
“Last year, we adopted 40 families, and we’re hoping to expand that this year,” he said.
First place in the four-man scramble tournament went to the team of First United Methodist Church of Mabank Pastor Chris Schoolcraft, Melinda Van Horn, Jeff Van Horn and Sandy Hale, who posted a net score of 45.4.
Second place went to the team of John McMillen, Bobby Knott, Gary Gallatin and Johnny Knott, who carded a net score of 45.6.
Third place, along with the traveling Preacher’s Trophy, went to the team of Tom Graves, Dr. John Loar, Bishop Paul Lambert and Morris, who posted a net score of 46.2.
Jeff Van Horn (men) and Allison Mitchell (women) received prizes for the Longest Drive, while Joe Cooper and Karen Spencer were recognized as hitting the shot Closest to the Pin.


Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
First place in the St. James Adopt-A-Family golf tournament went to the team
of Melinda Van Horn (left), Jeff Van Horn and Sandy Hale. Not pictured is pastor
Chris Schoolcraft.


Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Second place in the St. James Adopt-A-Family golf tournament went to the team
of John McMillen (left), Bobby Knott, Gary Gallatin and Johnny Knott.


Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Third place in the St. James Adopt-A-Family golf tournament and the Preacher's
Trophy went to the team of Tom Graves (left), Dr. John Loar, Bishop Paul Lambert
and Father Jerry Morriss of St. James on the Lake Episcopal.


 

Upcoming games

Football

Oct. 17
MHS vs Mesquite Poteet*
KHS @ Wills Point*
EHS vs Canton*

*district contest
 
Volleyball

Oct. 14
MHS vs West Mesquite*
KHS vs Mineola*
EHS @ Wills Point*

Oct. 17
MHS vs Mesquite Poteet*
KHS @ Wills Point*
EHS vs Canton*

*district contest
Cross Country

Oct. 18
MHS @ Mesquite Poteet
KHS @ Mesquite Poteet
EHS @ Lufkin
 

 

 


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