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Friday, February 25, 2011 - The MalakoffNews- Page:27A Nichols Schools (Continued from Page IA) "They may be in terrible tax. (Continued from Page IA) The ASCE's latest report shape, but they are still the "Currently a part of Texas' raises the portion the state card for Texas; based on sur- best in the nation." he said. gas tax is directed to trans- must furnish. The biggest veys conducted with engi- During a recent interview portation, but it will not part of the problem was neers in 2008, show the fbl- with The Malakoff News,keep pace with Texas' in- caused by the legislators re- lowing for Texas: Nichols was asked about creasing transportation ducing local property taxes in - 32 percent of the major raising the gasoline tax as a needs due to inflation and 201)6, promising districts the roads are in poor or way to fund improvements more fuel efficient cars," money would be made up by mediocre condition, to the state's infrastructure - said Nichols. "The money a business tax. That business - 47 percent of the major a question suggested byraised by the vehicle sales tax was flawed with most urban highways are congest- TMN Facebook reader tax, however, will grow as businesses paying little or no ed. Judge Ron Chapman. the state's needs grow." tax. - Vehicle travel on the Nichols said raising gas Vehicle sales tax has aver- Now districts, teachers, and state's highways increased taxes is not the answer, say- aged $2.7 billion over the most importantly, our stu- 50 percent from 1990 to ing that as cars become more last seven years, he said. dents, will be the ones paying 2007. fuel efficient, they generate Nichols plan - which the price of the legislators - 22 percent of the bridges less fuel tax. He also said the would require a constitution- mistake. Instead of fixing the are structurally deficient or sales tax plan has a natural al amendment - would be functionally obsolete, mechanism to keep up with phased in 10 percent at a The senator bristled at inflation, since as costs go time with all the vehicle suggestions that the roads up so will the price of vehi- sales tax going to tl),e trh - ............ were in bad shape, ctes and the resulting sales portation fund in 2023. :", problem;legislators are pro- posing to significantly reduce funding Districts will be lbrced into cutting programs, having larger classrooms, and having fewer materials to ed- ucate our students. In Malakofl; taxpayers have seen their school prop- erty tax rate stay the same over the last six years while having record gains in stu- dent achievement. District money has been reallocated into upgrading tacilities, rais- ing teacher salaries, and tech- nology. Now is the time to up. Let your legislators know *" J|[~|). you value the education pro. ". IG!q .' wded by our schools and you wtu not tolerate further re- . . . PIZ'I ducmg funding m a state fli~t already ranks m the bottom 10 in skate funding for public education. Rep. Lance Gooden: POi Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768;: (512) 463-0458 Sen. Robert Nichols: Box 12068, Capitol Stafion, Austin, Texas 78711; 463-0103; 1-800-959-g~3~i ~a" i ,, (toll-free) Computers - Parts Accessories Upgrades 8, Repairs Available for Service Calls Monday thru Friday * 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 815-1 E. Royall Blvd. Malakoff 903-489-1807 www.com miatohitek.com Concealed Handgun License at VFW Post 7103 Atherm March 6, 2011 noon - 4 p.m. Utah license most popular in U.S. with no shoot, no test, four hour lecture. Utah good in Texas and 29 other states. Total Cost $215.00 I Includes passport photos, fingerprints, notary. $50.00 deposit (NR) holds your seat. 7,*:41 Contact Dixon CHL Classes 940-507-1563 for more info. :ii:i iii:iiiii!iiiiiii!::i: A Sinner's Hope Baptist ............................... Abundant Harvest Fellowship ..................... ~" ~J~ Family Worship ..................................... Antioch Baptist Church .............................. Assembly of God. Mankin ........................... Assembly of God- Lakeview ....................... Assembly of God, First. GBC .................... Assembly of GOd, First- Eustace ............... Assembly of God, First - Malakoff .............. Assembly of GOd, First - Babank ............... Assembly of GOd, Payne Springs ............... Athens Seven Day Adventist ....................... Calvary Baptist Church ................................ Calvary Baptist Church ................................ Cedar Creek Bible Church ........................... Cedar Creek Church of GOd ......................... CCL United Methodist ................................... Cedar Fork Baptist ........................................ Celebration on the Lake Church ................. Christian Life Center ..................................... Church of Christ- Eastern Hills .................. Church of Christ- Eustace .......................... Church of Christ- Gun Barrel City ............. Church of Christ- Mabank .......................... Church of Christ - Malakoff ......................... Church of Christ - Trinidad .......................... Church of the Living GOd ............................. Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Cornerstone Baptist ..................................... Crescent Heights Baptist ............................ Disciple Baptist Church ................................ Dogwood Baptist Church ............................ Faith Community Baptist ............................. First Christian Church ................................. 9251 Manning Rd, Payne Spdngs ................ 903-451-2353 1008 Mill Run Rd, Athens ............................. 903-675.1223 1220 W. Cedar Creek Pkwy, Seven Points..903-498-2037 W Royell Bivd, M~dakoff ....................... ~, 903-489.0?85 2800 State Hwy 274, Mankin ......................... 903-775.2203 Hwy 85E, Seven Points ................................ 903.432.2682 721 W Main, Gun Barrel C~ ......................... 903-887.5683 226 W Henderson St, Eustace ..................... 903-425.4381 920 E Royall, Malakoff .................................. 903-489-0188 1160W Market, Msl~nk ................................ 903-887.4881 5503 FM 318, Payne Springs ........................ 903-451.9282 FM 1818 & State Hwy 31 E, Atl'~ns ............... 903.6751328 State Hwy 274 & County Lira Rd, Cap City 903.498-8165 155 Legg, Trinidad ........................................ 033-778-2660 State Hwy 274, Seven Points ........................ 903-~2.2175 142 Rodney Dr, Gun Barrel City ................... 903-887.2591 State Hwy 274 & Will WhP.e Rd, Tool ........... 903.432.3657 State Hwy 31, Trinidad ................................. 903.778.28~2 9120 state Hwy 198, Payne Spdngs ............ 91 7.602.4645 2611 W. Main, Gun Barrel City ..................... 903-887.5429 1200 E Comicana, Athens ............................. 903-673975 316 W State Hwy 175, Eustace ..................... 903-425.24145 Hwy 85 & Harbor Point ................................ 903-887-8918 Fifth St & Mt Vernon, Mabtnk ....................... 903.887.0311 214 N Ma~n St, Melakoff .............................. 903-489-1718 241 W Scruggs, Trinidad ............................ 903-778-2538 1506 W Washington, Malekoff ..................... 903.489.2911 814 Belmont, Athens ..................................... 903.677.1883 3710 NE Loop 317, Athena ........................... 903.67"1.5407 State Hwy 31, Athens .................................... 9056753904 210 Welch Ln, Gun Barrel C~ ..................... 903.887.1992 6467 FM 2494, Athens .................................. 903-677.3185 State Hwy 198, Payne Spdng$ ............... ...... 1103-451.3860 900 Robbtw Rd, Athens ............................... 9o34r/'5.37~: I II1( Rmt Presbyterian Church .......................... 112 lilt Vernon, Mabank ................................ 903-887.2571 Faith Community Baptist ............................ Slate Hwy 198, Payne Springs ...................... 903-451-3860 Fimt Baptist Church- Gun Barrel City ...... 522 W. Main, Gun Barrel City ...................... 903-887.8887 :~ First Baptist Church- Euatace ............... State I.Iwyd75, Eustace .............................. ~03.42&2261 First Baptist Church - Malakoff .................. 205 N Walker, Malakoff ................................. 903.489.1769 First Baptist Church - Malakoff ................... 220 W Mltcham, Malakoff .............................. 903.489.0228 Find Baptist Church. Tool ......................... 1001 N. Tool Dr., Tool .................................... 903-432.2711 Find Baptist Church - Trinidad .................. 220 Lawrence, Trinidad ................................ 903.778.2732 First Baptist Church - Cross Roads ........... Hwy 59, Cross Roads ................................... 903.489.0625 Four Mile Lutheran - ECLA ......................... 480 VZ CR 2607, Praideville .......................... 903.887.0833 Full Gospel Tabernacle ................................ 339 S FM 318, Eustace ................................ 903-425.2903 Grace Baptist Church .................................. 218 CR 2930 & Hwy 334, Malakoff ............... 903.482136 Johnson Chapel AME ................................ 1403 W Royall, Malakoff .............................. 903.489.2828 Living for the Brand - Cowboy Church ...... 902 NE Loop 317, Athens ............................ 903-675.9177 Main St Pentecostal ..................................... 1623 W Meln, Mabank ................................. 903-887.5926 Mt Modah Bapttst Church ........................... 6382 CR 3918, Athens ................................... 903.675.1210 Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic ............... 2269 CR 1703, Malakoff .............................. 903-489.2366 New Crestiona Church ................................. FM 3054, Melakoff ........................................ 903-489.1597 New Hope Corinth CME ................................ 120 N Havana, Malakoff ............................... 903.489.1308 Parlkview Baptist Church ........................... 602 N. Smith, Malakoff ................................. 903.489.1138 Pay'he 8pdoga Baptist ................................ State Hwy 198, Payne Spdngs ..................... 903.451.2443 Rope, Catch & Ride- Cowboy Church ....... 570 VZ CR 2807, Mabank ............................... 903-887.2129 St Matthias Episcopal .................................. 215 Willowbrook, Athens ............................. 903-675.3210 St John Lutheran ........................................... 1401 E Corsicana, Athens ............................. 903.675.9598 St Peter Lutheran - LCMS ........................... 130 Luther Ln, Gun Barrel City ..................... 903.887.7436 St Jude Catholic Church .................. . ........ 103 Luther Ln, Gun Barrel City .................... 903-887.1452 TrIMty Baptist Church ................................. State Hwy 274, Trlnided ............................... 903-778.2139 Tdniity Faith Center ..................................... Hwy 90, Nabank ............................................ 033-887.4138 Tdnlity Penecostal ........................................ 102 Lawrence Ln, Trinidad ........................... 903-TT8.4667 Unitted Methodist ......................................... Hwy 59, Cro~ Roads ................................... 903-489-9119 Unitted Methodist ......................................... 107 S. College, Mslekoff .............................. 903-489-1467 Unitted Methodist ........................................ Mcintyrs & Scruggs, Trinidad ..................... 903-778.2517 Village Church .............................................. FM 3054, Log Cabin ....................................... 903-489-1171 Willow Springs Baptist ................................ 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