Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

Monitor Staff Reports
RAINS–The Mabank girls and boys track teams sent 16 students to the area championship hosted at Emory Rains High School April 23.
Of those 16, four advanced to the regional tournament in Commerce May 1 and 2. Regional competitors included Carson Marsh in the girls 100 meter hurdles, Cameron Boren in the boys 1600 and 3200 run and Dalton Burleson and Josh Templeton in the boys high jump.
Complete Mabank results from the area championship are as follows:


100 meter dash
Shyanne Vinson, seventh place, 13.58

200 meter dash
Carson Marsh, third place, 26.58

100 meter hurdles
Faith Burleson, fifth place, 17.8

300 meter hurdles
Faith Burleson, seventh place, 52.07

4×200 relay
Eighth place, l:52.95
Faith Burleson
Heidi Foster
Shyanne Vinson
Carson Marsh

4×400 relay
Eighth place, 4:35:49
Carson Marsh
Kailey Currington
Shyanne Vinson
Qharia Martin

Long jump
Carson Marsh, seventh place, 15-04

Triple jump
Carson Marsh, seventh place, 32-04.50

Shot put
Marissa Maraggia, sixth place, 31-02.00


100 meter
Colt Conway, seventh, 12.11

1600 meter
Cameron Boren, fourth place, 4:47.01

3200 meter
Cameron Boren, fourth place, 10:36.84

4×100 relay
Eighth place, 46.98
Jordan Thomas
Joey Schmidt,
Hagan Dupree,
Colt Conway

4×200 relay
Sixth place, 1:38.13
Cotton Riley
Hagan Dupree
Colt Conway
Jordan Thomas

High jump
Dalton Burleson, second place, J6-00
Josh Templeton, fourth place, J5-10

Tommy Norman, sixth place, 1l1-10.50



Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

Danny Jack Hampel, 76, passed away April 27, 2015, at the Cedar Lake Nursing Home in Malakoff following a brief illness.
He leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Shirley; his son, Josh; his grandson, Noah; and countless friends.
Danny was born and raised in Dallas, the son of Hobart Hampel and Jeanette (Taylor) Hampel, of Palmer.
Danny was a long time resident of Plano, and spent many years working for the Teamsters in the 1970s and early 1980s, representing baggage handlers and ground personnel for Braniff Airlines at DFW Airport.
Danny and Shirley relocated to Cedar Creek Lake in 2003 after purchasing the Seven Points Dairy Queen, later purchasing the Kemp Dairy Queen in 2006.
Danny was very involved in the Cedar Creek community. He was a board member of the Malakoff Education Foundation and supporter of both Malakoff and the Kemp school districts as well as numerous other civic organizations and local churches in the Cedar Creek Lake area.
Danny’s unwavering love of animals was the catalyst for his involvement with the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Danny’s name to benefit the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake. Donations may be sent to the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, P.O. Box 43531, Seven Points, TX 75143,



Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

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A memorial service for Paul Richard Davey Jr., 32, of Mabank, was held May 2, 2015, at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home Chapel in Gun Barrel City.
Davey was born Oct. 27, 1982, in Waco, to Kathy and Paul Richard Davey Sr., and died April 11, 2015.
He graduated from Grand Saline High School in 2001. He was loved completely by his sons, Dominick and Ryan, and loved spending time with them.
He was a construction foreman and an all-around handyman. He enjoyed motorcycles and watching the Dallas Cowboys.
He is preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife, Shay, 29; sons Dominick, 6, and Ryan, 2; mother, sister Jennifer, godmother Marilyn Johnson, lifelong best friend Jared Hickey, aunts Roxanne Davey and Debra Johnson Weissert; many other friends and family.
He was a great father, friend and hard worker. He was dependable, charming, funny, caring, and laid back.