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   Muldrow Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1970, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                HUD ISSUES WORK ORDERS FOR MULDROW WATER PROJEC The Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced that they have issued the work orders to the contractors who were successful in bidding on the new Muldrow water project. A total of -250 calendar days-has been set for the completion ofthe project. Work started right after the completion of the sewer and lake projected in 1965, toward getting a grant loan to build a new water. treatment plant, distribution lines, sjtorage tank and clear-well. , Two sections of a wall in the stillway collapsed some time back and HUD held up the project until arrangements were made and they were assured that the two sections would be fixed. Travis Miller, Assistant Regional Administrator for Metropolitan Development of HUD notified Mayor Jim Cook late last week that the work orders have been sent to the contractors. The project is broken down into four/Sections with three construction firms receiving the four contracts. The Northside construction company was awarded sometime ago, the contract for the water distribution system upon their bid of $529,589.73. Their contract calls for the laying oi all the new water lines in the project None of the old, obsolete line will be used. Northside has 250 calendar days to finish this project. A 200 gallon per minute water treatment plant \- II he built by the James Cf  'ruction Company for a total ui $132,244.50. The work order issued called for its completion by November 14. 1970. . The w;uer storage tank and the clearwell, to be built by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company will' be finished by October 27 of this year. A bid of $26, 340.00 was accepted for the new tank and $18,980,00 on the clear-well. . ! The treatment plant and1 the clearwell will be built just west of the present treatment plant. A new site has been purchased for the water storage tanks. It will be located about halfway up (Continued on Page Two) 'SEQUOYAH COUNTY'S NEWEST LECiA L NEWSPAPER Volume. Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948 Thursday, Februarv 2<,, 1970 mber 35 ens haw Atte nds MULDROW WINS DISTRIC Annual Conference    HEADS FOR REGIONA The annual conference of the United States SchoolAdministra-tors was held at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey with Muldrow's superintendent of schools, Mr. A.J. Henshaw, attending. MR. A. J.'HENSttVtv Approximately 17,000 school administrators from across the countryi including 200 from Okla-homa, attended the conference. The administrators met to discuss the critical needs in education and hear noted speakers talk on these needs. ! One of these noted speakers was Dr. C.C. Trillingham who was the sperintendent of the schools at St. John, Kansas when Mr. Henshaw graduated from that school. He is now retired after having become the superintendent of schools in Los Angeles. One eveningtheadminismuors heard the Henry Fields .Band and the Soldiers Chorus. Mrw Henshaw left Mu'drow February 13 for the confernece. On Tuesday, February 18, he left for Washington, D.C. and a meeting with Ed Edmondson, Carl Albert, John Jarmon, Happy Camp and Fred HarrisandHenry Bellmon, representatives. He returned to Muldrow on Wednesday, February 19. BAND BOOSTER INCH TOWARD GOAL; NEED $847 BEFORE MARCH 2, 1970 The Muldrow Band Boosters inched closer to their goal last Saturday when they made $77.50 from their bake sale. The' boosters thank each and everyone for their participation in the sale. They also received recently donations from; Pete Phillips. $5; Jr. Morgan, $12.50; andMar-tin Turner, $10.00 SCHOOL ELECTION HAS BEEN SET FOR' MARCH 24 , The annual Muldrow school election will be held March 24 with the voters of the Muldrow school district electing a new member to serve on the school boarc| for five years. The filing period is open March fourth and closes at 5 p.m. March 14. The election will be held March 24 with the polls open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone wishing to file should contact Don Cassady, the school board clerk. There is not a filing ;ee. The Band Boosters appreciate all the contributions and participation in their projects, but the Boosters still need $847 to pay for the new band uniforms. This amount is due on or before March 2. All persons wishing to assist the Band Boosters in their time of need should contact or mail their contributions to Lowell Churchill, the president of the club or to Jack Shermer who takes care of the mpney on this project. Consider the project and the value of it to our community and send in your contribution today. ROLAND GIRLS TO PLAY IN TOURNAMENT The Girls Basketball Tournament is being held at Eufaula, Oklahoma. The Roland Girls will be playing Huibert, Oklahoma Thursday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Eufaulav Should the Roland girls win they will be playing the winner of Heavener and Eufaula, Saturday, February 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Eufaula, Oklahoma. BULLDOGS DOWN SALL!SAW 74-60 The Muldrow Bulldogs, although trailing most of the first half of the District 2A Basketball tournarnnet finals, went on to win over the Sallisaw Black Diamonds by the score of 74-60. The Bulldgos do"wned the hard playing Vian Wolverines the previous night with a score of 63-45. Half time score was 33-21, Muldrow's favor. Sallisaw got the ball at the start of the game, but Muldrow failed their attempt for 2 points, and became first to get on the scoreboard. Muldrow led for a while but Sallisaw rallied to take the lead. - Muldrow settled down to start taking the lead from the Black Diamonds. By the halftime the Bulldogs had grabbed the lead with a score of 40-30. The Bulldogs kept the pressure on with some spectacular shooting and rebounding. With 1:55 minutes remaining in the game, Muldrow led the , Black Diamonds 72i-51. Both teams ran in their substitutes  for the remainder" of the game. The final score was -74-60^-----------------------------T- COMMITTEE TO GO TO OKLAHOMA CITY FOR   , PRELIMINARY JUDGING A committee from the Muldrow Chamber of Commerce went to Oklahoma City Wednesday for the preliminary judging for the state wide civic improvement contest that Muldrow has entered. The contest is sponsored by the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce and is based on a-chievements a town made during ,1969. Muldrow is competing -in a class with towns under 2,500 population. The Muldrow spokesman, Rev. , Roy Lind presented all of Mul-dorw's achievements to the con- , test judges, who will send a committee to Muldrow at a later date. A general cleanup compaign is planned by the Muldrow C of C in the near future to have Muldrow ready for the visit from the judges. MULDROW WINS REGIONAL BERTH The Mulcrow .girls' basketball team beat out Roland Saturday to bring home the trophy for the district tournarnnet, Muldrow met Sallisaw in their first game of the tournarnnet, and beat    them 65-56.    Betty Cherry led Muldrow* s   scoring With 36 points. .....The Roland guards attempted to slow Muldrow in scoring, but with little result. Roland came from 10 points behind to come to within 3 points late in the second quarter. The halftime score was Muldrow 25 and Roland 22. , Muldrow's lead was threatened several times in the third and fourth quarters when Roland pulled within 1 point of Muldrow's score. But they could never quite get a strong enough rally going to gain the lead. Muldrow' was presented the .trophy after they won the gams 60-59. JAYCEESTO MEET The/Muldrow Jay c-ees will meet Monday night, March 2 at the Jay -cee Hut at 7;30 p.m. All members should be present in order to be informed of the projects now  being promoted. MULDROW CITY COUNCIL TO MEET The Muldrow City council will meet Monday night, March 2 at the Muldrow City Hall. REGIONAL START TONIGHT AT VIAN The Class 2A Regionals for this area will be held Thursday through Saturday nights with the semi-finals to be played at Vian and the finals at Eufaula. The Checotah andStilwell girls will, start off the regionals with a game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night. The Muldrow and Spiro girls will tangle at 8:50 p.m. '� Checotah andMuskogeeManual are scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday night. Muldrow and Spiro will play at  8:50 p.m. The finals, to be held at Eufaula, will start at 7:30 p.m. with . the girls game and the .boys at 8:50._________................ The state tournament will be held next week. MULDROW LOSES STARTING GUARD Muldrow's starting guard, Dixie Howell, will be unable to play anymore basketball-games this season announced Muldrow coach, James Eads today. Dixie received a knee injury in the Muldrow-Sallisaw game at the district tournament Friday night, February 20. JAYCEE JANES TO MEET TONIGHT The Muldrow Jaycee Jaynes will meet Thursday night, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. in die home1 of Mrs    Gary Lookebill. OLDTIMER'S FIDDLER'S CONTEST PLANNED FOR MARCH 14 An old timer's Fiddler's Contest will be held at the Muldrow High School gym Saturday night, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. All area young and old fiddlers are invited to enter this contest. There is not a charge for entering the contest. Everyone wanting to enter should contact Lowell Churchill at 776-3524. Trophies will be a warded to the winners. After the contest the audience will enjoy a musical by the Arkansas Sounds, a 6-piece combo with two vocalists who speciali^_ in country music. Admission will be $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. The concession stand will be open with Doris" Mabray in charge. All band boosters may contact Mrs. Mabray forpastries contributions.   

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