Page 14B — Thursdayjnne 16, 2005, THE CANTON HERALD
Mayfield, McKnight Named
Citizens Of The Year
By Sheila Kunick
ness in 1998. He now spends his
time on his cattle operation* lo* •
Church of Wills Point where he
serves on the Long Range Plan-
Fruitvale, received the honor.
In 1975 Billy D. Hullum, of Handling
Each year a man and woman cated on his 850-acre ranch, and ning Committee. Fort Worth, and Lucille Watson, In Canton
in Van Zandt County receives the his cutting horse operation, They have two sons, Steve of Tyler, were named the winners. Send Recipes to: P.O. Box 60, Wills Point, TX 76166
honor of Citizen of the Year. breeding, raising and training Mayfield, of Rockwell, and Chris Henry Humphries and Pattizo
These honored citizens have quarter horse cutting horses. Mayfield, of Wills Point. He has Humphries, both of Edgewood,
made outstanding contributions He is a national Cutting Horse one stepdaughter, Jennifer, of received the award. The 1976 Bi- ARTICHOKE DH»
in the community, Association 4A judge, judging Coppell, six grandsons and one centennial Award Citizens of Year I Ig, can artichokes, I c. mayonnaise
The Citizens of the Year were cutting horse show all over the granddaughter. were Buck Wynne and Carlye drained I c. parmesan cheese,
honored during the June 14 com- United States. He also judges "1 have known Bobby Mae Wallace, of Canton. I Ig. can chopped grated
missioners court ftteeting in Can- high school cutting horse shows Mayfield for a long time,. .He has In 1977 award winners were green chilies Tortilla chips
ton. in Texas and Louisiana, free of been an asset to Wills Point and Lloyd R. Ellis, Edgewood, and
The Van Zarwfl County Citi- charge. to Van Zandt County. He is an Loyce Grant, Ben Wheeler. In Preheat oven to 350°.
zens Committee, made up of past Mayfield is a 25-year Life outstanding citizen," said county 1978 Glenn McNeill, Wills Point, Cut artichokes into bite-size pieces. Combine all ingredients in
honorees. met on June 2 to make Member of the American Quarter commissioner Kelles Miller. and Athula McLemore, shallow oven-proof dish. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
their sclc ;tion for this year. Horse Association and a 25-year Bennie Seale McKnight was Edgewood. The 1979 Todd Berry, Serve with tortilla chips.
"The-/ were able to vote member of the National Cutting named the 2005 Woman of the Canton, and Vera Ellison, Van,
among hemselves for the out- Horse Association, For 15 years Year. were the award winner. PASTRY WITH ARTICHOKE HEARTS
standii g citizens of Van Zandt he has been a director for the East McKnight was married to The 1980 Citizens of the Year I pkg. (6) frozen pastry shells, 8 oz. marinated artichoke
Count -," said Van Zandt County Texas Association. He has served Robert "Bob" McKnight; she has were George Reese and Irene defrosted but still chilled hearts, drained, chopped
Judgi Rhita Koches. eight years on the national Cut- been widowed since 1997. She has Patterson, both of Canton, and in 8 oz. feta cheese, crumbled 2 Tbsp. black olives, sliced
The 2005 Man of the Year is ting Horse Association Executive two children, six grandchildren 1981 award winners were Dr. H. '/4 c. onion, chopped Parmesan cheese, grated
Bob Mayfield. Board and presently serves on and one great grandchild. A. Baker, Wills Point, and Faye
Mayfield was born July 19, the Non-Pro National Commit- She is an active member of Terry, Canton. Preheat oven to 400°.
1939, in Commerce. tee. Canton First Methodist Church. C. E. Louden and Edna Jacobs, Stack three pastry shells together; roll out to measure eight inches.
His family moved to Van Mayfield served on the Wills She is currently president of the both of Canton, were named the Place pastry on lightly- greased cookie sheet.
Zandt County in the summer of Point School Board of Trustees American Cancer Society—Van 1982 Citizens of the Year, and the Combine next four ingredients; place in center of pastry, leaving
1945, the end of World War II. two terms, serving as president Zandt County Unit. honorees for 1983 were Dr. T. R. a one-inch border along the edge.
He is a 1957 graduate of Wills his last term. He is a past director She is the past coordinator of Keahey, Canton, and Mary Talley, Roll out remaining shells in same fashion and place over the fill-
Point High School. He was in- of the Wills Point Chamber of Road to Recovery of American Wills Point. ing. Press and seal edges. Pierce top with fork, brush with a little
volved in football and tennis in Commerce Board, serving in the Cancer Society and a Past Matron In 1984 Glynn Ellis, Wills water and sprinkle with a little grated Parmesan cheese.
high school. late 1980s and early 1990s and Order of Eastern Star. Point, and Helen Howell, Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until top is deep golden brown.
He joined the United States served as president in 1992. McKnight is a member of the Edgewood, were honored with the Place on a platter; cut into wedges and serve immediately.
Navy in 1956 while still in high He also served three terms on Iris Garden Club and Friends of award. Gordon Russell Wynne May be made in advance and refrigerate until ready to bake and
school. He was discharged in the Wills Point Economic Devel- Van Zandt County Library, where and Ruth McGee, both of Wills serve.
1959, the year his father, John D. opment Corporation. During his she serves as treasurer. Point, were named the 1985 Man
Mayfield, died of cancer. term the Wills Point Industrial She is also on the advisory and Woman of the Year. TORTELLINIANDARTICHOKEPASTASALAD
Mayfield managed a ranch in Park project was developed. board of the Van Zandt County The 1986 award winners were 1 (10-oz.) pkg. cheese I Tbsp. spiced mustard
Canton from 1965 to 1969. He He has also served as the presi- Library, Canton Plaza Museum Frank Marrero, Wills Point, and stuffed tortellini I Tbsp. Parmesan cheese,
then went to work for the Gar- dent of White Rose Cemetery (secretary/treasurer), Blackwell Doris Burns, Canton, and the 1987 4 whole marinated artichoke hearts grated
land Fire Department. He was also Association from the early 1990s House Museum, Wednesday honorees were Felix Massey and 2 to 3 Tbsp. roasted red pepper 2 Tbsp. basil, chopped
a member of the Wills Point Vol- to present. Study Club and Mathea Guild Dorothy Bateman Barnes, both of or pimento, diced 2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
unteer Fire Department and Mayfield was named Wills (treasurer). Wills Point. 4 Tbsp; mayonnaise Salt and pepper .
taught the first EMT class at the Point Citizen of the Year in 1995. She was born in Canton and Paul E. Orf, Canton, and Lavona
Wills Point Fire Department in He served as the chairman of attended school in Wills Point. Blackwell, Tyler, received the Cook tortellini; rinse and drain well. Toss with one tablespoon of
the late 1970s. the Calvary Baptist Church She retired in 1990 as a book- award for 1988. In 1989 Harold marinated artichoke liquid to keep from sticking. Drain artichoke
He retired from the Garland Building Committee in 1999. He keeper for a Dallas investment Johnson and Mary Humphries, hearts; cut into chunks. Combine remaining ingredients; toss gently
Fire Department in 1985 to de- is a Mason, member of the Wills firm. After retirement she moved both of Wills Point, were named in a large bowl to combine. Refrigerate if not serving immediately.
vote his time to his ready mix Point Lodge #422. He is also a back to Canton and built her recipients of the award.
business in Wills Point. They member of the Van Zandt County home. In 1990 Russell Eubank and
bought the business in 1978, with Appraisal District Board of Di- "Bennie McKnight has always Billie Rose Slaughter, both of
fqur trucks and three employees.
The Mayfield Concrete Com-
pany soon expanded to four lo-
Mayfield is a member of the
Antique Tractor Club of Wills
shown strength, kindness, will- Canton, were honored with the
ingness 'to take on jobs and do award, and in 1991 recipients
outstanding work through respon- were Henry Clint Lewis and Linda
cations, 50 trucks and more than
He and his wife LaJuan are
sibility to these jobs. No job is Brown, both of Canton. Also hon-
too big for Bennie," said Betsy ored in 1991 were all the men and
Hours: 000 - 500 Monday - Friday, TOO - 300 Saturday
He sold this successful busi- active members of First Baptist Terry. women from Van Zandt County
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