Thursday, May 10, 1973

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Location: Muldrow, Oklahoma

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Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - May 10, 1973, Muldrow, Oklahoma e4.|oes 4-lane As soon as the weather cooperates, a wo^'k order wiL be Issued 7 on the 4-Janlrig of U.S. 64 between Roland and Smith, State OK LA'+JtniA HISTORTCA I...........S'lCIi.-:------ Highway �rtmept;Offi - icials InformedState-Senator-James E. Hamilton thl3 week. Hamilton said that Sate Highway iDtrector DIckWkrd told him wet grounds hadv delays .issuran(^e of a work order on the project. A portion of the construction work on a bridge near the. stockyards^ is nearlng completion. Ward said. A Itogether, work on the bridge project Is nearly 15% completed. Senator Hamilton said he plans 1(5 confer with Highway Commissioner D. Swon about additional death trap elimination project in Sequoyah Cpunty. Hamilton said h^ would, discuss tlje projectandother Improvements for state-maintained roads north of VUn. BIG BAsm MULDROW, OKLAHOMA TEN CENTS THURSDAY, MAY 10, 197 3 VOLUME 8, NUMBER 46 LUCY McGEE DEBORAH PATTERSON, Baccalaureate planned for Sunday at high scbool gym . "We are the Dreamers Cfreams and the Builders of Futures," is the class motto .of this year's Mul-drow graduating seniors. Their classtolors. are red ^and white and their flower the red rose. _ Baccalaureate service will b^ held Sunday, May 13, at 8 p.m. in the high school gymnasium, with the processional . played by Susie Gllstrap.Blll Gaston, pastor of the first Baptist Church, will give,the invocation, and Laymon Garrison, pastor of Maple FreewiU Baptist Cliurch, will give the benediction. Music will be provided by the high school chorus, singing Glory be to God i Oh High," and by B^lhia Bagley, soprano, who will sing, "I'll Walk With God." The girls' enSemble will present "Give us Fsiith for Todays" aind Ray Hood, pastor .of the Assanbly^of GbaTTHjTcHTwiirBrlng'tlie  sermbij. - Baccalaureate ushers,., are Ginny Byr(l,Ra;t!cl Fletcher, Thereisa Pratt, ReRee f^ler, Lyndon Emberton, --"BoyceFoUts, David Rhodes- and Archer Ryan. Sixty, nine seniors wiU .;.be graduated at 8 p.mi dog stadium. Th^ are Susan Q^iU) Adams, Teresa June Armer, Bethia Joyce Bagley, Anthony Jacob V Barrow, y Linda (YouQgblood) Benton, Car-nell Bush, Davjd Lee Car-' ipenter, Bobby' Cassidy, Vlcki Elaine , Cooper, f - Gwendolyn-Ruth Crosslin, Unda Sue Day, Michael ...........Joe Dial, Wilbert W.Drew, and Cathy Ann Fftlleur. A-lso, Terry Lynn Fargo, Vivian Fletcher,jaatuv^e--' Frederick, A nthon^'Keflt Gray, Deborah Sue Green. Janelle . Batrice Grizzle, Carroll LanceHall, Brenda Joyce Hallum, Dennis Dayton Holt, �)onna Kay Hunter, Christine Maria.Lee, Susan Jane Lee, Edward Eugene Lollis, l^vvanna London, Diane Mathews, Marvin Lee Mathews and Jimmy Dale Maningly. And David William Meadors, Vickie L. Montgomery. Joseph Daniel Moore, Eddie Morgan, Helen Lee Morgan, Janea Rae Morton, I>rry Dean Morton, Terry Jean,Morton, Frankle Lee Mosley, I3anny McConnell, Lucy Nadlne McGeeV Steve Kent Newton, Cynthia Sue Nicely, Larry Eugene Oder, Ronald Dale Qwens, Robert Brooks Page, Deborah Kay panerson, Carl-Edward Patterson and Joetta Rogers. Others are Sondra Gail Rogers, Travis Floyd Rpg-i -er^, Terry Max Russell, Sylvia Lynn Ryan, J Dale . Shamblln, Mildred Louise Sharp, Se�r Sims, Par^lea Lorene Smith, Diane Marie Snyder, Brenda Sue Steely,-Steve Stltes, Pamela Kay Waltersf Judy Ann Weaver, Ett4ne Gall . Williams, lyia'rlehe Wilson, Shirley !i;|"aheIle"WiIsoh^-p�^^ Carlos Short and his Wife. Colleen have bought out Max Ledford and are now managing the Fpodliner in Mul-drow. The transaction was iBans students get excellence jiwBilis Seven Cans students are recipients of the Secretary of State's awards for achievement of the highest degree of excellence in the study of Oklahoma history. They are? ' . Sandy Brooks, Rt. 2, Muldrow; Beverly Cox, Rt. 4, Sal-lisaw; Dianna Jordan, Rt. 2 Muldrow; Jimmy Stem, Rt. 2, Muldrow; and Kathy Woodward, Rt. 4, Sallisaw. In giving the awards, John Roger.s, secretary c^f state, said, "No other state can compare with Okla-homa's colorful past. Our completed Monday evening. May 7. -The Shorts have four . children, a girl and three boys, and are members of the East Side Freewill Baptist Church here. Carlos began-work at the Foodliner as tSitcner wlTen It opened 10 years ago. His wife has helped him in the butcher shop for about three .years. The Short femlly lives at Long community, eight miles north ofMuldrow, where they moved 12 years ago from JKLeota, .__________ � MR. AND MRS. CARLOS SHORT Muldrow teachers retire paulf Lynn liazarUCiua strong Indian ancj Pioneer tradition makes the nation's 46th SBte. Oklahoma, the most truly Americdn of them alL" Local firemen train under K. taningham Firefighters from the c Muldrow fire department a re attending a training session this, week conducted by Ken Lanlngham a state instructor from the Fire Service Training Staff at Oklahoma State University, Chief Robert J. Ellis announced. T,welve members of the department including Bill Mabray, Everett Woodward, Keri Collier, Dave Lee, Lynn A ll^p. Brent FoHowell, Rick Moore, ,Wayne Sutton, Frank Parmer, PhilUp-Davis^Hershell Rogers, and ' Homer" English, are participating in the prograrti the chief said. 1969 statistics revealed that" firefighting is the most Wofford-and Betty Jean Yutterman. The Muldrow concert band will play "Allegro, Adagio, and Alleluia," as -well as the processional -and recessional. Herb D5^vfson, Church>,0'Christ evangelist, win give tlie Invocation,., and W,B^ --Shultzi pastor of theUnlted Methodist Church, the benediction. .-Dr. Shelby Breedlove,' president -of Westark (Continued on page 7)___ zarUuus' uOcupi the .U.S. Bureau of Labor says that proper training Is the best way to avoid Injury or death. Other, depa^rtments participating are Vian, Roland, iArkoma, Moffett, Gans and Sallisaw. This is a part of the University - Extension program that Is available to the municipalities of Oklahoma at no charge. The dates set for the training sessions are May 15, 16,17, and 18. Introduction by Helen Peters At the end of this, school year, three Muldrow teachers will be retiring: Mrs. Alta Mizell, 1st grade; Mr. E. L. GiU, sixth grade; and Mrs. Rubye Sparkman, senior high English and library. For many students who have graduated from i Muldrow, Mrs. Mizell has been the 'Alpha and Mrs. Sparkman, the Omega of their basic education, and right smack in the middle of that ed-ucaticm, they probably also had Mr. GUI. These teachers have been three of the twelve steps on the ladder to their high school graduation and that coveted high school diploma.  \ Each of these -retiring tea Cher "sea rved an envla ble recordas a toicher. Mrs. Mizell, better known as Mrs. Alta by her former students has taught first grade at Muldrow for 33 years. She graduated trj^a^*-Northeastern State GtJlTege in 1941 with, a BS degree, and had. aught nine years, four at Roland and five at .. paw paw before coming to Mtrldrow In 1940, making a MRS. MIZELL MRS. SPARKMAN "totaFoirW^^^PSPScirr" ing. In 1965, Mrs. Mizell was voted Sequoyah ; County , Teacher^of the Year, Any of her former pupils can probably still remember the Dick and.Jane readers and_ ABC song she employed in her teaching. . Reminiscing, Mrsi Ala said, "I have enjoyed working with all the Utile boys and. girls, and I know Tarn going to miss them. If 1 have aught children the value of' learning, my time has-beea-well spent. Mr. Gilj^. his wife,, Dor-_othY and his four children moved to Muldrow-trn9557 and he has taught sixth grade since that time. He grad-. uated from Southeastern State Teachers College in Durant with a BS-degree in 1948. '  Prior to comingto Muldrow, Gill taught at Ash Creek School, 3years; t3am-on School, 2 years; Hulsy Prairie School, lyear; Hig-gins School. 3 ypa'r'i- P4ney- point School, 2 years, pleasant Hill School, lyear, Deg-man School, 1 year; Muse High School, 2 years and 'Hughes School in Latimer County, four years; making a total of 37 years of teach- . ^g. He ls�a_^member of;^ the .Pentecostal HoUness Church. .--1-havecerBinIy enjoyed my time as a teacher, and ' I want to wish Muldrow School die best of success. Each year here h4s been a stepping stone fro me," GUI said. MR. GILC Mrs. SpSrkman came to "Muldrow in 1949 and taught 5th grade one year before moving ' into high scHobt"^ -English^-Before coming <c Muldrow, she taught at Cans for 18 yeafs~ . Mrs. Sparkman spent her first 3 years of college at East Central, and thengrad- ' uated with a fiA degree from Northeastern State College m 1938. ^Qontinued on page 7)

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