Dale Beard of Murchison wins Football Contest No. 8

With a winning percentage of 83, Dale Beard of Murchison is the winner of Football Contest No. 8 in the Van Zandt News.


Beard wins $50 in merchandise coupons redeemable at the participating merchants on the contest pages.


Contest winners are asked to call 903-567-4000 to make arrangements to pick up their coupons.


The contest pages for Contest No. 10 can be found in the middle of the sports section in this issue of the News.


The rules of the contest are as follows:


In each advertiser’s space on the page is the name of the two teams (high school, college or pro) who will oppose each other in the coming week


You should circle the name of the team you believe will win in each ad.


The person selecting the most correct games for that week will be the winner.


Winners each week will receive $50.00 worth of coupons redeemable at the participating merchants’ stores or payable on bank loans only with participating banks.


The coupons cannot be exchanged for cash or deposited as cash.


Entries must be turned into the Van Zandt News offices before 4:30 p.m. Thursday preceding the games.


You can also mail in your entry to P. O. Box 577, Canton, Texas 75103 or P. O. Box 60, Wills Point, Texas 75169.


In the event of a tie, the “tie-breaker” game will decide the winner.


The correct winning team in the “tie-breaker” game must be selected and the person closest to the winning margin is the winner.


If the “tie-breaker” game fails to break the deadlock, the coupons will be divided equally among the winners.


Entrants are limited to no more than two wins during the football contest season.


There is a limit of two entries per family per week.


Multiple entries must be submitted separately.


The decisions by the judges are final.


Placing second in Football Contest No. 8 were Lindsay Roland of Wills Point and Allan Holloway of Canton.


Finishing third was Ronnie Herron of Canton.


Placing fourth was Scott Myers of Mineola.


Other top finishers in Football Contest No. 8 included Rob Driskill of Van, Michael Wheeler of Canton, Doug Grimes of Canton, Bobby Mayne of Van, Gayle Lovette of Wills Point, Summer Williams of Wills Point, David Moffatt of Canton and Judy Grimes of Canton.


The winner of Football Contest No. 9 will be announced in the Nov. 5 issue of the News.