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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 MUNDAY. TEXAS 76371 VOL. 34, NO. 38 (ISSN 8750-6750) PRICE 75 CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING 2010 and pictured above are the Urbanczyk brothers Brian. Steven. Jeffrey and Jeffrey's wife Laurie "Jeffrey's Table" to be celebrated Thanksgiving Day- a day of memories Last Thanksgiving Day the meal will be offered at no cost Direc'tor of Public Works Urbanczyk and Welch families to all who want to commemo- Rick Ake were excitedly anticipating the rate Jeffrey and his favorite arrival of a shared grandbaby, holiday. The meal will consist The City of Munday has The father of that baby, Jeffrey of Jeffrey's favorite - turkey hired Rick Ake to serve as Di- Urbanczyk, had always ~said and dressing with al.1 the trim- rector of Public Workg. Ake his favorite holiday was mings, began his new position on Sep- Thanksgiving and his favorite The meal will be served in tember 1 st. While the City has mealwas turkey and dressing ! Fellowship Hall of FUMC. not had a Director of Public No one anticipated whatThose who are "shut-in" and Works for several years the would occur in December that cannot get out to attend can call hiring of Ake brings the total would leave both families and. Jeffrey's morn. Kerri Urbanc- number of City employees to indeed, the entire community zyk at 256-8561 for free deliv- 9 which is the same number of Munday, devastated, ery to their home. A limited of employees the City had in Jeffrey was taken from the number of "Take Outs" will 2004. The last Director of Pub- world in a tragic accident at the also be available but it is hoped lic Worlds was Jerry Gray. young age of 25. The accident that most will want to be seated Ake will oversee 3 mainte- occurred on December 21st. at "Jeffrey's Table" for the out- nance.workers and will be re- 2010. pouring of love. sponsible for the water supply, This Thanksgiving will be The late Jeffrey. Urbanczyk waste water, streets, airport. full of memories. And more and his wife. Lauri (Welch) Ur- and drainage issues. memories will be made when banczyk and all their family Ake's past experience has "Jeffrey's Table" is served at members would be honored to centered around agriculture First United Methodist Church have you join them and and farming equlpment and he in Munday. Jeffrey's daughter, Aaryn Jab. is very familiar with all types From 11 AM to 2 PM on for this extended Munday fam- of pumps, valves and machin- Thanksgiving Day of 2011 a ily event. Photo Courtesy c~/'Terr) Messer RYDER DILLARD grabs a well placed pass from Dee Paul and flies into the end zone to score for the Moguls. Homecoming is just over the horizon for Goree Wild- cats. The celebration is sched- uled for October 14 - 16th with the theme of "Sky's the Limit." The "Flight Plan" for activi- ties is as follows: Friday - Oct. 14th:6:00 PM. Fireman's Bash. 7:30 PM - Bingo (To play - bring a prize); 8:00 PM Street Dance. Saturday - Oct. 15th: 7:00 AM - 2 mile walk in honor of E,B. Hosea and George Cot- ton. 9:0OAM - Registration and Continental Breakfast fol- lowed by visitation: Noon - lunch by Stanley's BBQ; 2:00 Munday took a short trip to ball coach and athletic direc- that closed the first quarter out Haskell and brought home a 54 tor Patrick Corcoran cleared after Castorena's kicks 21 to 0. to 13 win over the Indians in his bench allowing everyone to Paul ran for 25 yards to pay non district football last Friday see some action on the field, dirt in the second and Taylor night. Munday rushed for a to- Munday's first touchdown added another touchdown on a tal of 332 yards and passed for came on a pass play from quar- 6 yard run to extend the lead 70 in a game that saw them terback Dee Paul to Roddrick to 34 to 0 at the half. Munday score on their first 4 posses- Taylor for 17 yards'. Dewavne called offthe first team after a sions. Munday's "D" game up Castorena added the PAT kick 2 yard blast by Tyrone 103 yards rushing and only 71 and just 5 and one half minutes Neskorik early in the third but passing and didn't allow a later Paul ran in from 13 yards that didn't stop Moguls from Haskell score until the final pe- out and then hit Ryder Dillard piling on more as Jake Myers riod when Munday's head foot- on a 53 yard pass and run play ripped off a 65 yard run for a ery as well as computer pro- grams. "There will be a steep learn- ing curve for me to learn all that goes on in the sewer plant and water systems but the City has great employee~ who work hard and take directions really well. We can rely on them." says Ake, In the near future Ake will be attending educational classes in ordeli for him to secure the nec- essary licenses. City Manag,er Dewayne Bearden says, "The main rea- sons to hire Mr. Ake as Director of Public Works was to increase the productivity that is essential to the well being of our commu- nity." There are several projects al- ready underway that Ake is working to complete. Plus, the City recently acquired a 10% matching grant for improving the water distribution to the City. That project will begin in October with the replacing of several main water lines that are several decades old. Not only will the improvements help with distribution of water but will also improve the "down time" consumed when there is a ma- jor leak in the lines andwill also make improvements in the con- servation of the City's water. Ake moved to the Munday area in 2005. He is married to Rosie Ake. Knox County Trea- surer. PM Homecoming Ceremonies: 5:00 Brown Bag/Visitation by class - Locations TBA. 8:00 PM - Dance in Goree Gym. Sunday, Oct. 16 - 10:30 AM - Worship at Goree Library with guest speaker. The Firemen's Meal on Fri- day will cost $6.00 per person and Stanley's Lunch on Satur- day will be $10 per person. The Going For Greatness in Goree Brown Bag Supper will be $6.00 each and T-shirts are $15.00. For more information call Candy at (940) 422-4900 or e m a i 1 goreehomecoming@yahoo.com. score and following a fourth pe- riod score by the Indians Dee Paul returned a kick off 80 yards. Munday only ran a total of 36 plays from scrimmage as they operated on a short field for most of the night and took advantage of short punts and 2 Indian fumblesl This week the Moguls travel to Roscoe to take on the Roscoe Plowboys. $10 per person - $10 per cooler - Pay at Gate The giant Comanche Arrow erected September 7th. at the Wichita Brazos Museum in Benjamin shows Knox County's recognition by the Texas Plains Trail as a documentation of Indian life in this county, marking the Quanah Parker Trail The 52-county heritage tourist organization covers the Texas Panhandle. the South Plains, and part of the Rolling Plains. The giant arrows, also erected at Quanah and Crowell. the same day, recognize areas where the nomadic Comanche and especially the Great War Chief Quanah Parker roamed and where the last of the Texas tribes lived The arrows are made of steel and painted in traditional Comanche colors. The sculpture was designed by Charles Smith of New Home. He designed, makes and donates the impressive 23 foot sculptures, through the Texas Plains Trail Region. The organization researches giant arrow requests to be sure a county has Native American. Comanche. al~d or Quanah Parker connections. One important source of documentation was the discov- ery Of an 1858 running battle from Seymour Creek in Baylor County to the Narrows in Knox County which involved three hundred Comanche. Capt. Sul Ross. his company of men. and a force of Indians from a Texas reservation near Graham. were all camped near Seymour Creek. when a disagreement arose.leading to the battle. It ended at the Narrows. the nar- row ridge between the Brazos River and the South Fork of the Wichita River. Another source included documentation by Gunter Brune in his 1981 book. the "Springs of Texas". of Knox County springs with signs of an Indian presence through projectile points, matates, pendants, and signs of Indian camp sites.