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Hines honors drivers, employees

By Story by Hines Trucking, photos by John Miller, 03/30/14 10:32 AM

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J.D. and Billy Hines Trucking, Inc. of Prescott held its 22nd Annual Safety and Awards Banquet for 2013 on Saturday evening at Hope’s Fair Park Coliseum.

With more than 500 people in attendance of the jungle themed event, the company honored employees who showed outstanding job performance and recognized employees for years of service.

There was a tie for top honors for Driver of the Year in the wood chip division between Walter McGill of Prescott and Chad Hawthorne of Nashville. First runner-up was Sean Hallisey of Nash, Texas. There was also a tie for second runner-up between Miguel Castillo of Lockesburg and Harold Vaughn of Columbus.

The winner of the flatbed division Driver of the Year was Kenneth Hinman of Dover, followed by Ed Johnson or Magnolia and Ron Hoffman of Malvern.

The Contractor of the Year award went to Robert Baker of Camden.

The Shop Employee of the Year was Jacob Clark of Prescott, with Steven Brzeski of Prescott first runner-up and Joseph Morrow of McCaskill taking “Most Improved”.

Top Tire Awards went to Sean Hallisey of Nash, TX, in the wood chip division and Charles Jones of Hot Springs in the flatbed division.

Fourteen current and four retired drivers members of HTI’s “Million Mile Club”, which recognizes drivers with more than one million accident-free miles, were recognized. Walter McGill of Prescott tops HTI’s list and is among the top drivers in the nation, with 4.3 million accident-free miles.

HTI’s Human Resource Director Robert Denton served as emcee for the program.

Hines Trucking, Inc. began in 1936 and currently includes a Wood Chip Hauling division covering portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Oklahoma, plus a regional flatbed division.

A complete list of awards and winners is on the web at:

http://www.HinesTrucking.com/banquet

 

EXISTING MEMBERS OF MILLION MILE CLUB

Walter McGill                         4.3 million miles

Donnie Davis                          2.4 million miles

David Goodwin                      2.5 million miles

Dofort Harris                          2.4 million miles

Cornelius Beard                      2.0 million miles

Harold Vaughn                       2.0 million miles

Jerimiah Walters                      2.0 million miles

Percy McGill                           1.4 million miles

Miguel Castillo                        1.5 million miles

Todd Coffman                        1.3 million miles

Bernard Roberts                      1.3 million miles

Sean Hallisey              1.3 million miles

Terry Malone                           1.3 million miles

David McMurry                      1.1 million miles

RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE MILLION MILE CLUB

Orval Farrar

Vernell Gulley

Charles Anderson

Rickey Dillard

 

TIRE AWARDS

This award is given to the drivers with the best drive tire mileage.

Flatbed:

3rd Place           $50      Henry Watson             193,074 Miles

2nd Place          $250    Derrill Williamson                   213.277 Miles

1rd Place           $300    Charles Jones              223,303 Miles

Short Haul:

6th Place           $50      Phillip Smith                           115,180 Miles

5th Place           $100    Thaddeus Smith                      123,699 Miles

4th Place           $150    Earl Belle                                126.026 Miles

3rd Place           $200    Miguel Castillo                        126,825 Miles

2nd Place          $250    Micah Neal & Ray James        129,516 Miles

1st Place           $300    Sean Hallisey             150,376 Miles

RECOGNITION OF NEW EMPLOYEES

Hired from 1/1/13 to the present

SERVICE RECOGNITION

This award is given one time to recognize when an employee has had no chargeable accidents for a period of one year.

These employees receive a clock:

Lemuel Burns

These employees receive a belt buckle:

Rodney Scott

Clarda Moore

Henry Watson

Jerome Smith

Steven Sivils

Vincent Foster

Jeff Bradford

CUSTODIAN RECONGITION

Shop and grounds custodian

Valentin Bautista                    $50.00

SHOP EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the top shop mechanics for the year.  All mechanics employed as of January 1, 2013 were rated on a point system from the following categories: Safety, Work Quality, Attitude, Paperwork, Assignments, Clean Work Area, and Attendance

The Most Improved and recipient of a plaque is:

Joseph Morrow

The 1st Runner-Up and recipient of a plaque and a $200 cash award is:

Steven Brzeski

Our 2013 Shop Employee of the Year and recipient of a plaque, jacket, shirt and a $400 cash award is:

Jacob Clark

OUTSTANDING LOGS

This award honors the drivers who have received the fewest number of log violations for 2013:

Flatbed Division:

3) Shawn Starks                                  5 violations                  certificate & $25

2) Kenneth Hinman                            4 violations                  certificate & $35

1) Charles Jones                                  3 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Edward Johnson                             3 violations                  certificate & $50

1) William Glass                                  3 violations                  certificate & $50

Short Haul Division:

3) Jeff Peters                                       2 violations                  certificate & $25

3) Bobby Johnson                               2 violations                  certificate &$25

3) Frederick Henry                              2 violations                  certificate & $25

3) Chad Hawthorne                            2 violations                  certificate & $25

3) Jeff Cook                                        2 violations                  certificate & $25

2) Terry Smith                         1 violation                   certificate &$35

2) Phillip Smith                                   1 violation                   certificate & $35

2) Larry Peace                        1 violation                   certificate & $35

2) Walter McGill                                 1 violation                   certificate & $35

2) Lee Lawrence                                 1 violation                   certificate & $35

2) Kris Kelley                                      1 violation                   certificate &$35

2) Donnie Davis                                  1 violation                   certificate & $35

2) Clinton Curry                                  1 violation                   certificate &$35

1) Gerhard Wunderlich                       0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Rocky Wiley                                  0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Charles Welch                                 0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Jerimiah Walters                            0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Harold Vaughn                               0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Perry Van                                       0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Kevin Smith                                   0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Steven Sivils                                   0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Mike Scarborough             0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Mashito Nute                                  0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Scott McMurry                              0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Carlos Martinez                             0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Terry Malone                                 0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Mark Johnson                                0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Sean Hallisey                                 0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) James Grant                                    0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Richard Eason                                0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Jose DeLeon                                  0 violations                  certificate & $50

1) Miguel Castillo                              0 Violations                 certificate & $50

TOP REVENUE

This award is to recognize the top three drivers for the most revenue produced in the Flatbed Division for 2013:

3) Earnest Nabors                               $218,108.76                Plaque & $25

2) Henry Watson                                 $221,705.60                Plaque & $35

1) Kenneth Hinman                           $224,976.75               Plaque & $50

TOP LOADS

This award is to recognize the top drivers for the most loads hauled in the year 2012.

Short Haul Division:

3) Mashito Nute                                  1197 loads                   Plaque & $25

2) Todd Coffman                               1235 loads                   Plaque & $35

1) Jeffery Bradford                            1542 loads                   Plaque & $50

Pine Bluff Division:

Clarda Moore                          4868 loads                   Plaque & $50

MOST MILES

This award is given for the most miles driven in 2013.

Flatbed Division:

3) Henry Watson                                 125,371 miles  Plaque & $25

2) Kenneth Hinman                            131,719 miles  Plaque & $35

1) Ronald Hoffman                           134,255 miles  Plaque & $50

Short Haul Division:

3) Jerome Smith                                  120,348 miles  Plaque & $25

2) Max Fuqua                         121,056 miles  Plaque & $35

1) Miguel Castillo                               134,992 miles  Plaque & $50

BEST M.P.G.

These awards are based on top individual miles per gallon for 2012.

Flatbed Division:

3) William Glass                                  6.33 mpg                     Plaque & $25

2)Ed Johnson                          6.44 mpg                    Plaque & $35

1) Ron Hoffman                                 6.80 mpg                     Plaque, jacket & $50

Short Haul:

3) Jeff Cook                                       7.13 mpg                     Plaque & $25

3) Bruce Allen                         7.13 mpg                     Plaque & $25

2) Larry Peace                        7.39 mpg                     Plaque & $35

1) Perry Van                                       7.88 mpg                     Plaque, jacket & $50

 

ACCIDENT FREE MILES

This certificate is given for every 250,000 miles of accident free driving.

Earnest Nabors                                    250,000 miles

Shawn Starks                         250,000 miles

Dedrick Bean                          250,000 miles

Chris Cannady                                    250,000 miles

Terry Marshall                         250,000 miles

Clifton Curry                                      250,000 miles

Jose DeLeon                                       250,000 miles

John Denton                                        500,000 miles

Earl Belle                                            500,000 miles

Keith Buckles                         500,000 miles

William Glass                          500,000 miles

Charles Jones                         500,000 miles

Carlos Martinez                                  500,000 miles

Phillip Smith                                       500,000 miles

Rocky Wiley                                      500,000 miles

Lindy Lesperance                               750,000 miles

Derrill Williamson                              750,000 miles

Todd Coffman                                    1,250,000 miles

Bernard Roberts                                  1,250,000 miles

Sean Hallisey                          1,250,000 miles

Terry Malone                                      1,250,000 miles

Miguel Castillo                                   1,500,000 miles

Harold Vaughn                                   2,000,000 miles

David Goodwin                                  2,500,000 miles

Walter McGill                                    4,250,000 miles

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

This award honors the top three contractors in the following categories: Revenue, Points, Attendance, Loads.  We would like to honor these contractors that have demonstrated their loyalty to Hines Trucking. These gentlemen own their own trucks and are a great asset to Hines Trucking:

Our 2013 Contractor of the Year and recipient of a plaque, jacket, shirt and a $500.00 cash award is:

Robert Baker

Trainer of the Year:

This award honors the top three trainers in the following categories: Number of Trainees Trained Throughout the Year, Number of Trainees Still with HTI At End of The Year.  Tonight we would like to honor three drivers who have demonstrated their loyalty to Hines Trucking by their dedication to the proper training of new drivers. They provide new drivers with the knowledge and skills needed to become safe and dedicated Hines drivers.

The 2nd Runner-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $150.00 cash award is:

Sean Hallisey

The 1st Runner-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $250.00 cash award is:

Chris Cannady

Our 2013 Trainer of the Year and recipient of a Plaque, jacket and a $500.00 cash award is:

Ray James

Flatbed Driver of the Year:

This award honors the top flatbed drivers in the following categories: Miles Per Gallon, Accidents/Incidents. Logs, Write-Ups. Total Revenue. Total Miles. Attendance.  Tonight we have the privilege of honoring three drivers who have demonstrated excellence in all areas of their jobs. They represent loyalty to Hines Trucking by being the outstanding employees they are. They display dedication to HTI by providing our customers with the best quality service a driver can provide. They illustrate their pride for the company through the care of their equipment and the positive attitudes they possess.

The 2nd Runner-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $250 cash award is:

Ron Hoffman

The 1st Runner-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $500 cash award is:

Ed Johnson

Our 2013 Flatbed Driver of the Year and recipient of a Plaque, jacket, shirt and $1000 cash award is:

Kenneth Hinman

Short Haul Driver of the Year:

This award honors the top short haul drivers in the following categories: Miles Per Gallon, Accidents/Incidents, Logs, Write-ups, Total Loads, Total Miles, Attendance.  Tonight we have the privilege of honoring three short haul drivers who have demonstrated excellence in all areas of their jobs.             They represent loyalty to Hines Trucking by being the outstanding employees they are.            They display dedication to HTI by providing our customers with the best quality service a driver can provide. They illustrate their pride for the company through the care of their equipment and the positive attitudes they possess.

The 2nd Runner-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $250 cash award is

Miguel Castillo

Harold Vaughn

The 1st Runners-Up and recipient of a Plaque and a $500 cash award is

Sean Hallisey

Our 2013 Short Haul Driver of the Year and recipient of a Plaque, jacket, shirt and a $1,000 cash award is:

Chad Hawthorne

Walter McGill