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|A--The Mlfltkelf News, Thursday, April 9, 1981 O 10 years ago Saturday at 8 a.m. and continues thru 20 years ago Sunday afternoon. Larry Surls, 29-year-old, Texas A&M The Malakoff Chamber of CommerceIn the annual City Election held at the graduate, was elected president of the will delete the annual installation City Hall on Tuesday, Marles L. Drake Malakoff school board of trustees here banquet in this year 1971. was elected to the office of Mayor to M~mday night as that body met to can- succeed Joe Barnett, who served that vass election returns, reorganize the Mrs. Bobby G. Dobbs nee the former office for the past two years. board for the coming year, and attend Miss Becky Walker was complimented Tonight at 8:00 o'clock, in the to matters scheduled for the regular with a miscellaneous wedding shower Malakoff High School Auditorium, the April session. Saturday afternoon, April 3, 1971, from Malakoff Seniors are presenting Hopping in with the Easter Bunny 3:00 to 5:00 p.m, at the home of Mrs. "Desperate Ambrose," one of the this weekend will be Caney City's mow Melvin Crouch on E. Mitcham St. in rootin'est, tootin'est, funniest satires on tidy flea market which gets under way Sherwood Forest. the Old West to ever gallop across the THE THIRD GRADE CLASS of Malakoff Elementary School is pictured in this photograph taken in 1927-28. Miss Edna Willis was teacher of the class. Some of the students pictured include I,ouise Shumate, Vernon Patton, G. V. Walker, Russell Walker, J. D. Monroe, Velma Tanner, Mary Stacy Phillips, Faye Johnson, Sonny Mitchefl and Vernon Whitehead. Mrs. Shumate, who furnished the photo to The News, said that some students rode donkeys to the school located in front of where Alpha Craddock's house is now. (Courtesy Photo) .According to some researchers, celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. nun stage. Wedding vows were repeated Friday evening, March 31, at 8 p.m. in the West Irving Assembly of God Church in Ir- ving by Miss Jerry Gelean Andrews and Edward Ray Jones. Wayman Johnson, former Malakoff resident has been named vice-president of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation's 7th District, according to a news release published March 24 in the Opelousas, La. Daily World. J M Ann- deri By Ahn [ ounsovoll Tom Finley was in The News office died during the night. Friday complaining about an activity There was l 30 years ago at Trinidad School. His complaint at the Jones household stemmed from daughter Heather's kite returned that day. Freida, ! Funeral services were held for day. Homemade kites were encouraged mother of the clan, knew little! George Buster Bunn, Trinidad man, by teachers and following two unsuc- treatment of armadillos Wednesday afternoon, from the cessful attempts at construction Tom unable to get any more Methodist Church. bought a kite. Needless to say, his than Kasey had. Besides, The annual city election held here on fatherly esteem dropped severly,busily working on Tuesday in which the total of 63 votes Mickey Jones can top that. His ty pajamas she contributed were a vote of confidence for all of the daughter Kasey, was not to be outdone race cause. retiring members, of the City Council. by sister Kristi in Corsicans Derrick When Mickey came in Unofficial results gave J.D. Waller 61 Days participation, the animal was not dead, votes as Mayor, Dan Royall received 62 Kristi, along with four of her friends, playing a little game. votes while Richard Tanner swept the had entered the bed race competition, armadillos not onl ballot clean by receiving all 63 votes. Kasey decided her competition would roots, but could consume a Funeral services were held lastbe the famed armadillo race. tuce a night. Friday afternoOn at the Tool Com- The first rule for competing in that Friday afternoon late munity Church for Dan Smith whorace was that the contestant had to check on Amydillar. I was passed away at the family home early provide their own armadillo. Mickey she came in to report to Thursday morning following a sudden came by the house late one evening to "I think it's really heart attack, show off his catch, she said. "It has flys all ovcr " "I thought I'd never catch this I couldn'thelpit. [ 40 years ago thing," he said. "You see armadillos all chased it, fed it a over everywhere but for the last three watered it, and watched Funeral services were held Monday nights I have been out hunting one and and lack of movement for afternoon for Dan Gentry, prominent suddenly they became scarce." week. Now, when it was banker, business man and civic leader He was successful in his attempts, it to earn its keep, Kasey forthe pasthaifcentury, however, and Kasey had her entrydead. W.L. Key, Brown community can- ready to go. The animal was being kept "Now Ann," Freida didate led the ticket in the annual in a cage and had been named me, "you've got to be a school trustee election here Saturday. Amydillar, in honor of the Jones' foster remorseful about this." The two other successful candidates in child and our daughter, Amy. Sure enough, though, the election were T.A. Bartlett, Jr. and "What do armadillos eat?" I asked rived. Kasey and her W.B. Payne. Mickey. third in their heat in the The Lamb Cleaning plant which has "Grub worms and roots, I guess," he madillo Race in Corsicans. been operated here by Elvin Lamb for said. Amydillar was returned the past several years, changed owner- The next morning when she got upafter her grand ship Tuesday when the equipment was Kasey made a bee-line for Amydillar. Mickey would probably purchased by F.E. Hardy, owner of the Mickey had left earlier for work. catching, feeding and City Cleaners. As armadillos will do sometime, madillo is a lot harder than 50 years ago Amydillar had decided it was time to kite that will fly. Tom has a play a little possum. Nothing Kasey forward to. would do could make the animal It's amazing what daddys Burton Hughes, 33-yeal'-old school respond, leaving her to believe it had their daughters. teacher was arrested Saturday under a murder charge in connection with the ff" death of D.C. Reese, 45, who was fatally shot following a difficulty between the two men that arose at the community store at Tools. ,4 QIIESTI()NS ANI) ANSWERS SOCIAL SECURITY By Jimmy VanBevers Tyler District Manager Social Security Administration Q. I've been told that the maximum If I receive a retirement amount of resources a person can have school, am I ineligible for and still be eligible forSSI is $1,500. Are security check? there any exceptions to this rule? My A The government assets total slightly more than that. does not apply to A. Not all resources are counted in benefits payable on year own determining a person's eligibility for Q. I began receiving SSl. But, if a person's countable checks this year. Do I resources exceed the limit by a small social security taxes? amount, the person may stllI~quailfy for ~A. There is no exempt ag~ $S1 payments if he oe she agrees to sell social security taxes. Any the excess assets within a specified come yonhaveis time. Time limits for disposal are 6 months for real property and 3 months Q. I will be 72 years old th/sl for personal property. SSI payments any of my earnings count in received pending the sale of the assets meat test this year? may have to be repaid out of the A. Any earnings you proceeds of the sale. For more infer- with the month you matlon, contact a socialsecurity office, do not affect your Q. I work for a school system that checks. However, any can is not covered under social security. I months prior to your worked under social security before I count toward the took this job. Even though I can't retire earnings for that year. for 10 more years, I am concerned 1982, there will be no limit about losing any social security credit, for people who are 70 or older, T~ Member n~l Published Continuously TEXAS PRIntS Since 1913 The Malakoff PubUsher .................................................. Dan I Business Manager .......................................... Editor ................................................. Office Manager .......................................... Lori Advertising Representative ................................. 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