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r_.,Ap2.~i:~I,_. ........... ."kL~ O~"L,~!XE2, .kL:C 750 2:: J ? V~;" C L)T/~ .~;'( VOLUME 103 NUMBER 25 2012 MediaOne L.L.C Friday, July 13, 2012 1 Section 75 cents The Rev. Carl Anders (lef0 holds the 1954 Col- ored High School State Champion trophy along with MISD Assistant Su- perintendent Sybil Nords in this July 2011 file photo. The 1954 Malakotf team that won the trophy will be induct- ed into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Hall of Fame later this month. FILE PHOTO O 1954 Tiger champions to be inducted into Hall of Fame By Delanda S. Johnson uled for Saturday, July 28 at the Hyatt Special to the News Regency Riverwalk Hotel in San Anto- What an exciting time for Malakoffas nio. the 1954 Malakoff Colored High School The honor is a long time coming. State basketball champions are headed to The team was under the leadership of the Hall 0fFame. coach and MISD history teacher Rev. The team will be inducted in the Carl Anderson, who now lives in Dallas. Prairie View Interscholastic League He said he is excited and very thankful Coaches Association Hall of Fame dur- ing the group's annual banquet, sched- See TIGERS, Page 14A Malakoff plans to get merry By Erik Walsh The News Staff Christmas is coming early this year, and Malakoff's greatest "friends" are pulling local stores and vendors together for a festive of art, sales, fun and prizes. Beginning Wednesday, July 25, many local businesses will show their participation in the "Christmas in July" event by sprucing up their stores with Christmas decorations and hosting a free drawtlag. Drawing entries can be sub- mitted in participating businesses by placing a ticket in a green elf hat. Drawing winners will be announced on the last day of the "Christ- mas in July" event Saturday, July 28. Besides the holiday-themed sales across town, the MalakoffHistorical Museum will be doing its part in the festivities by hosting an art show everyday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Art Matters co-op and Star Harbor Watercolor See CHRISTMAS, Page 14A "Watch out for false prophets :They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves., Matthew 7:15 ISSN: 1050-8937" Published weekly by MediaOne L,L.C., 815 East Blvd,, Suite 6, Malakoff, Texas75148, Henderson County, Subscription rates Texas out-of-county subscriptions are and out-of-state subscriptions are -dress changes to:The Malakoff News, 815 East RoyaH Blvd.,== Suite 6, Malakoff, Texas 75148=: Any erroneous reflection upon the character, i standing or ROTARY CLUB OF MALAKOFF PRESIDENTS COURTESY PHOTO The Rotary Club of Malakoff inducted new president Julie Tuesday at the Flagg House, located at 207 E. Main Armstrong (center) last week. She is pictured with past- Street. The group serves the people of the Malakoff area, president Jeanie Seely (lelt) and president-elect for next students and faculty at Malakoff ISD, and the students at year, Douglas "Sonny" Humble. The Rotary Club of Cross Roads High School. Malakoff, chartered March 29, 1939, meets noon each City earmarks $5,000 for baseball fields By ErikWalsh State tournament coming this month nesses, such as restaurants The News Staff and hotels. This much is ex- "If you build it, he will in Malakoff, the council tion to finish building the pected, as the funding for come." gave its stamp of approval dugout in field one, is in-' the dugout will be coming These are the famous to continue the building and deed an investment by the from the hotel/motel tax words from "A Field ofmaintenance of local base- city to see people come. fund. Dreams," a 1989 film about ball facilities. And when they, the The funding for the building a place to watch The $5,000 granted to the tourists, come, hopefully dugout comes at a timely and play baseball. At the Malakoff Texas they will spend some of July 9 City Council meeting Baseball/Softball Associa- their money at local busi- See CITY, Page 14A Car Show Trophies Awarded Filing for school board The Hen- elections opens July 21 derson Coun- ty Black His- From Staff Reports tory Commit- It is time to start thinking about school board elec- tee held its tions. first car show Filing to run for school board seats in Malakoff, last Saturday Cross Roads, and Tririidad opens July 21 and will at Malakoff run through Aug. 20. High School. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. See the win- There are three seats up in Malakoff ISD, held by ners, Page Pat Smith, Belinda Brownlow, and Rick Vieregge. 11A. See FILING, Page 14A contact Angela Penland (903)489-0531 Wilson's Flooring 9 of Athen s, Inc.