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II,l,I.h ll.ll,Ih,lh,hllh,h,h.h!,lh,h,Ii SMALL TOWN PAPERS 5C26 CALIFORNIA AVE SW SEATTLE WA 98136-1208 -- The Southern Gateway To Cedar Creek Lake -- www.malakoffnews.net, malnews@earthlink.net Malakoff - Cross Roads - Trinidad- Star Harbor - Caney City - Log Cabin - Payne Springs - Eustace - Tool i ii ' i i, , VOLt E 97 NUMBER 25 2006 The MalakoffNews Friday, June 23, 2006 nudakoffnews.net 50 cents P Inside New Kidsfirst Christian Academy opens. -- See our business page, Pg. 5 Coming MYFA carwash Saturday The Malakoff Youth Football Association will have a car wash. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. June 24 in the parking lot in front of Brookshire's in Malakoff. Benefit garage sale Saturday A benefit garage sale for Donpy Piper of Cross Roads'wilgl e held June 23 and 24. ' The side will take place at 12570 FM 59. Piper has a rare pro- gressive d otder of the liver and :is in ae d of a amltplant. If you would like to do- nate items for the sale, please call 903-677-3166. MHS reunion June 24 The Malakoff High School class reunion will be held from 10 a.m. until ? on Saturday, June 24. The event will take place at Caney Cove Resort in Caney City. The event will be $5 per carload. For more infor- mation, call Sonja at 903- 489-1068. Pioneer Day Saturday The town of Eustace will be holding its annual Pio- neer Day event Saturday, June 24. Activities will take place all day on the square, in- cluding music and presen- tations by arts and er s vendors. A.L. Bullock Alan Farmin Hoglin Veta Payne An error was made in the caption for the photo "Summer Fun" in last week's issue. Kolten Mattingley's name was misspelled. The MalakoffNews re- grets the error. Board also approves $6.29 million maximum price for campus By Jennifer Stone-Hannigan Editor The ground will not even be broken on the new Tool Elementary School until later this month, but there is already a principal ready and waiting for the day the doors will open. The Malakoff ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Bill Morgan Mon- daynight. Morgan was selected by a committee gun will be over the lower grades and of teachers and administration who work Snow will take the high grades until on the err campus or will be teaching the two new elementary schools are on the Tool campus, complete. At that time, Snow will take For the past year, Principal Ronny the Malakoff Elementary campus and Snow has been leading both the inter- Morgan the Tool campus. mediate school campus- which currently Morgan came from Saint Jo ISD and holds students in grades two through five has worked in Rockwall and Kansas. He - and the err campus - which holds holds his Master's of Education from grades pre-k through first. Now, Mor- See TOOL, Page 8 JENNIFER STONE-HANNIGAN/THE MALAKOFF NEWS Ethan Snow takes a swing before, sprinting to In'st base dulrlng last week's baseball camp at Malakoff High School. About 15 students participated in the weeklong camp, where they learned basic baseball skills and par- tlcipated in a series of games. comln Special to The News The Trinidad Fire Depart- ment will once again be bring- ing the Florida Boys to town as part of the annual fire de- partment fundraiser. This year's show willbe held Friday, June 30, at The Trinidad school auditorium. When the Florida Boys hit the stage, they bring with them 50 years of experi- ence. The group is the longest run- ning estab- lished gos- pel group in history and have recorded more than 50 al- bums. Les Beasley, who plays bass guitar and serves as man- ager of the group, is respon- sible for establishing the Dove Awards, an annual awards program for gospel and. tian music, the 8omia .; a wa MusicA Their hits include "Lead Me To The Altar," "Standing On The Solid Rock," and "When He Was On The Cross, 1 Was On His Mind.TM Aside from Beasley, the See TRINIDAD, Page 8 JENNIFER HANNIGAN/THE MAI.AKOFF NEWS Students at Padb 'tt's Physical Arts in Malakoff test for their gold belt Monday night. Around two dozen stu- dents tested for belts of different colors this week. The students were evaluated by a panel of black belts from Texas and Oklahoma. Padgett's Physical Arts holds ka- rate classes each Monday night at 6 p.m. Also, the school has started summer dance and tumbling chsses. The tum- bling classes are from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and the dance class is from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Local Red Hat Ladies crown their leader By Jennifer Stone-Hannigan Editor Rhonda Dowdy has always been queen of the hive, but no queen is complete unless she has had a coronation. Last month at the East Texas Arboretum, the members of The Chi Chi Polliwogs and Boom Booms Chapter of the Red Hat See QUEEN, Page 8 COURTESY PHOTO ~ Rhonda Dowdy, dressed in "royal regalia," smiles during her recent coronation. ex From Staff Reports tions in place as a lack of rain Unless a major incident oo- There's no disputing the el- and high consumption begin to curs, residents of Malakoff feet high temperatures are take their toll on water systems, should not expect water re- having on the state's water However, city officials say strictions to be put in plaee this supply. Malakoff's system is not be- summer. Water districts all around ing bothered by the surmner "On normal operations, we North and East Texas and heat. Thanks to the new water will not ever see a drought even some in this area have plant, thecity's water needs are problem," saidHerriage.'qfwe put out the call to watch wa- more than covered, says Di- had a line break in a certain ter consumption. Some areas rector of Public Works Glen have put mandatory restric- Herriage. See WATER, Page 8 Gloria Sims Permanent Cosmetic Implant Artist Located at 104 Dul Avriert. Suite B, Athens, TX 75751 903-670-3209 ww, v.lgbathens.com. Member FDIC. H~7. 31 Em ' Mahkoff 905-489-1188 I