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CRST Malone recognizes drivers for 2011

CRST Malone recently recognized outstanding owner-operators and million-mile award winners at its annual awards banquet.

Tim Downs received the 2011 Owner-Operator of the Year award. Three drivers also were also recognized as owner-operators of the quarter. James Hand Sr. was the winner for the first quarter, Chris Grizzle for the second quarter and Tim Downs for the third quarter.

The company also presented a 4-million-mile award to Joseph Huffman, and 3-million-mile awards to David Schwandt and Eddie Krogman. Two-million-mile awards went to David Gregory, Gary Schimmel, Glenn Brown, Lindy Daily and Michael Bridges. Receiving 1-million-mile awards were Gary Aud and William Mathews.


CalArk benefits animal shelters

CalArk Trucking hosted a Treat For Paws employee costume contest on Oct. 31, to benefit four local animal shelters in central Arkansas. More than 20,000 pounds of dry cat food and dog food were donated by 150 CalArk employees, who also contributed animal blankets, pet toys, canned food and gift cards and monetary gifts to be used for purchasing feed for rescued farm animals.

Decker October drivers of the month

Decker Truck Line Inc. honored Kirby Goos and Roy Wilson as the company’s October 2011 Drivers of the Month. Goos was selected in the flatbed division. Wilson was chosen for the reefer-van division.

Con-way recognizes driver achievements

Con-way Truckload recently honored the following drivers:


• Contractor Team of the Month: Michael & Lori Downey of Neodesh, Kansas; Company Driver of the Month: John Wilkins of Orland, Ind.; Company Team of the Month: Lee Chapman of Oceanside, Calif., and Bernard Richter of San Diego; and Contractor Driver of the Month: Santiago Rios of San Antonio.


• Company Driver of the Month: David Proctor of New Orleans, Company Team of the Month: Robert and Joe Melendez, both of Austin, Texas, Contractor Team of the Month: Robert and Cecilia Wallraven, of Clarksville, Tenn. and Contractor Driver of the Month: Alan St. Peters of Gainesville, Texas.


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