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February 19, 1981     The Malakoff News
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February 19, 1981

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2 _A--_TheM___~ak_of f.News,Thu .rsday, Feb.19_,_l~l 0 .n your News of your community...your eounty...your sclnools...your local governing bodies...lt's a41 covered in The Malakoff News. Everybody from the housewife to the tycoon has found the pages of their newspaper affecting their daily lives. Money saving advertisements covering every aspect of daily needs, classified sections that find you employment, a home, an automobile or sell anything you wish, entertainment in special features, and news as it happens first hand in your community...it's all here, in your weekly Malakoff news. Your newspaper is your best source of local information. nior citizens This week's edition of The News includes a congratulatory section honoring Citizens State Bank on pletion of their new banking facility. The new building is definitely an asset to the City of Mal . and further points to the growth and prosperity of the i'k. Citizens State Bank has, since 1939, been an integral part qp[JP| economy of the city. Their growth and expansion leads the| for future progress. Li We salute Citizens State Bank on their fine new facility, a ] at i 1, their leadership in continued growth. Ann Roun] !ass ,y M se n Si11~ isis i LW :h' Br ! Sq ir' 9 By Ann r ounsovoll The perils of being faithful basketball can just fall in behind. fans increased for some of us by leaps someone at the back to be s~ and bounds the night of Feb. 10.make it okay." . l Our teams were scheduled to play in They didn't have to worry a~ Coolidge, a small town located south- and I. We had already decided l west of Corsicana. It takes about an would make the trip home ! hour to drive there, going through first behind someone we knew. She Corsicana, then Hubbard. her small car to start Ann Johnston had called Monday, and to start melting the and told me that she would wait until I ice and snow. I stood and thou~ was free from work to leave. She, Chad my Jimmy, complete with s~ and I would make the trip together, mud grip tires, that was sittingl "We'll take my car," she said. in our carport in Trinidad. il Tuesday night games have been When we left the gym we w~ tough for me all year. That is the day with flurries of snow, flying at ..~{, ! that we ready The News for press, and per hour, with a little sleet m~ we work until the job is finished. I never Stripes on the road could not be s~~ i know for sure what time I can be free. I It was not a record breaking flil~)~:' i was thankful for Ann's call, because I far as speed was concerned, i wasn't looking forward to making that for some time at 25 to 30 mil4 tripalone, hours, and that seemed too That particular Tuesday we finished Sometimes we could disting~ with the paper in record time. I would roadway, at others we could not. have time to get home, heat Chad some we began to get out of the storm v canned ravioli for supper, and be ready to leave by the time the players left. That would help, because Ann and I weren't sure how to get to Coolidge. We made the trip without incident in Ann's new small car. We stayed right behind ~the bus all the way. We even found patches of frozen ice o roadway. As we neared Trinidad we fo~ snow, no sleet, only cold wind. "Nobody is going to believe us,l said. "We have proof," I told her. ,4 parked behind it, near the door to the the windshield wipers melted tl~ gym. from the window the water froze! Sometime during the evening School base. We have a large chunk of tl Superintendent Bob Elsom went out to across the windshield." e~ his car for something. When he cameBobby was in Illinois that w back inside the gym he told the rest of had called twice to tell us about us that it was sleeting and snowing out- side. We looked out from gym windows, and sure enough, snow was falling fast. We watched as ice formed on the out- side windows, first in little droplets, then into larger globs. When the games were over Elsom met us in the lobby of the gym. "We're going to try to form a caravan of cars for the trip home," he said. "John Bell will lead the bus, then we snow he was seeing. "Just wait until Dad calls," said. "We have our own snow st~ tell." It was a worthwhile trip. The varisty Trojans won, the girls1 hard before they lost their mate the Trojans continued their d winning streak. I wouldn't have it for anything. Letter to editor To be considered for publication in the Letters to the Editor column an article mint be origlnsl not over 300 words and signed by the writer. The Malakoff News reserves the right to edit all letters, if deemed derrngatory, libelous, clear or for some other reason unprintable and it is not possible or practical to edit so it will m~* standard for publication, we will not be able to use it, The name of the writer will be published along with the letter. We feel that a letter has lit~ meaning if published anonymously. If there is something you fgel sl~ld be brought to the att~" t on of readers but yOu don't want to have your name tied to it, let us have the information and will look into it from a news angle. We feel that the Letters to the Editor column is the very finest medium available in this c~ munity for expression of personal views on matters of concern. We urge use of the column inJ constructive manner, inviting those with views on any subject of interest to share them with out readers. 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Just fill in t~ form below with present address and your new one, and drop it in the ma (or bring it by the office). Office Manager or I .......................................... L I CalInW.~ , l ................................. el I The Malakoff News (326700) is published weekly by Athens Printing Co. at Malakoff. Tx. post ~a[*, ~ITI l flee address being P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148. Subscriptiog rates: $5 per year in HenderS~Wa8 COunty I senior citizen 50 percent discount available) ; $6.50 per year elsewhere n Texas; $7 50~| ~" I elsewhere in continental United States. Second-class postage paid at Malakoff, Tx. 751| kof/, Tx. 7sl tel Publisher .................................................. Dan Dwd] Business Manager .......................................... Tom FinleY]'~hul Editor ................................................. Ann v.~ Orot Rounsa