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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Let freedom ring from the hills, mountains and plains on our celebration of 205 independent years! This July 4th shall be a day to show just how proud we are, America! "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" single copy , NUMBER 26 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 THURSDAY, JULV 2, 1981 of the 1981 Texas student's ability to master the basics of students have been tested and the Skills tests have mathematics, reading and writing. It second year for grades five and nine. 7. Multiply whole numbers 90 100 100 area school trustees was given to students in grades three, Below is a table listing the number of 8. Identify fractional parts 69 86 89 five and nine. students mastering the areas tested 9. Identify values of money 64 76 89 state-wide in public from classes in Malakoff, Trinidad and 10. Select units of measure 43 14 61 to measure each 1981 is the first year that third grade Cross Roads Schools. Reading Malakoff Trinidad Cross Roads 3rd Grade 1. Identify main ideas 56 90 89 Mathematics 2. Recall facts, details 63 62 89 3. Sequence events 74 71 93 Malakoff Trinidad Cross Roadt 4. Follow written directions 99 100 100 numbers 70 81 93 5. Recognize words through phonic analysis 91 95 93 numbers 40 67 71 6. Use context clues 81 86 I00 80 76 96 7. Understand word structures ,56 52 82 56 71 93 8. Recognize words by sight 90 95 I00 67 81 95 patterns 54 71 93 See BASIC TESTS, page 12 ------- home from for their sports coverage and fourth Rogers' Report on Sports column "is in- Press Associationplace in general excellence, teresting and adds variety." With twoawardsandIn making their determination on Athens Printing Company out of 32 Texas sports coverage judges cited The News publications garnered a total of nine of for "packing a lot of copy into your the awards at the annual TPA event secondplace paper." They also said that Benny See AWARDS, page8 ASSOCIATION officials Joined forces'last week to see the two new mowers delivered to the The task at hand now, however, is to get the needed $3,000 to pay for the equipment. Donations are being L~Ount at the Malakoff News office or by C.O. (Pete) Dodson. Pictured is Mary Ann Royall, first president president, Brady Dockery, head of the maintenance department, and Neal Lawson, member of is Joyce Faulk, who serves as secretary-treasurer for the association. (Staff photo by Lorl BRADY DOCKERY has been in charge of maintenance at Malakoff Cemetery for the past 44 years. As a result of his faithful service to the Malakoff Cemetery Association he has become somewhat of a local family history expert by learning the names and locations of almost every grave located there. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway) Pete Dodson. His long association with around eight hours a day. I come out and a daughter, Ruthle Mac, who lives been taking care the cemetery has made him a foremost everyday and check to make surein Malakoff. since 1937. A historical expert. He can pinpoint the everything is alright," he said. "For Maiakoff is lucky to have such a he was born at location of various graves when the awhile there was a problem with cars beautiful cemetery and the cemetery is : County. He had a nameis called by a visitor, cutting up through the graves and lucky to have someone like Brady who for the Cotton Belt Dockery has been retired from Cotton broken bottles, but I haven't seen any of not only takes care of the cemetery but him back Belt Railroad now for eight years and that in a long time." good about works fulltime at the cemetery. He The Cemetery Association recently alsocares about it and how it looks. Brady decided says, "I can't sit down, I've got to stay purchased two new tractor mowers for The new mowers ccBt U,000, an move here. He busy." "I work a little bit harder than I the upkeep of the cemetery and Brady amount the Cemetery Association is at- and went should but I really enjoy the work out is really proud of them. He says that the tempting to raise through donations. A here." new mowers have cut his mowing t me list of donors, up to Monday, is below. in the At one time he was hired to take care in half, allowing him a little more ume Have your name included by leaving the evenings of the Mexican Cemetery in addition to to do other things that need to bedone, your donation with C.O. (Pete) Dedson was the city cemetery, and did so for two Brady and his wife, Ethel Lee, live on or at The Malakoff News office. v then and she years. Now he only works in the City Hwy. 31 in Malakoff. They have two work. Later, he Cemetery. children, Brady Jr., who is retired from See HELP, page 8 and now for "I put in a day's work out here, the Air Force and lives in Ft. Worth .... Malakoff Cemetery We reached our goal last week. 1st Week's total $795 Still to raise $2205 Calendar of events PAYNE SPRINGS HOMECOMI NG The annual Payne Springs Homecoming picnic will be held Saturday, July 4. Everyone is asked to attend and to bring a picnic lunch, Lunch will be served beginning at II :30 a.m. with charges of $3 for adults and $2 for children. There will he golpel singing under the tabernacle. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS The Trinidad Chamber of Commerce will host a fireworks display at the Trinidad football field Saturday, July 4th. There will be no admission charge and everyone invited to attend. ALEY PICNIC The annual Aley Picnic wfl/beheld from 12 noon until 12 midnight Friday, July I0. There will be music, games, prizes and food. The MalakoH Lions Club will hold its first meeting for the new year 19S141 with the new elected president, Billy Thomas, calling the meeting to ordm" at 7:00 P.M. at the Lions Den July Znd. Lad/es are invited to be guests of the club. The Triple FFF club will numt at the First Methodist Church July 6, 1961 at 6:30 P.M. Tim dinner will be covered dishes of food brought by those attending. 11750 per week for four weeks today by leaving your cheek t The Malakoff News offlee OFFICE HOUns . Tbe M~l~wff Nsws offtcs iS opm on s r~r b~is frorn 9 a.m, until 4 p.m, Monday th~ ~y, ~ your ~, i~ ~ct the ~ durtuS tl~m hours to mmure that your new is included. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEME~ .M To make sure puop]e are aware ~ your orsanlzatkm'8 activities, :outset tim Malakoff News st 4~4~ll. For an item to appear lm tim N~ on t@ ~'ntmu~y publication it mtmt be received st the News office by 4 pro. on the prec~ Monday.