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@ Weft, Inside - The Southern Gateway To Cedar('reek Lake - VOLUME 103 NUMBER 26 2012 MediaOne LLC. Friday, July 20, 2012 1 Section 75 cents h Family fun and big sales headline Christmas in July next week By Erik Walsh customary decorations. The cel- will feature their work, which exactly alike.You will be able to ing at First Baptist Church (220 The News Staff ebration kicks off Wednesday, will be available for viewing visit various businesses to find W, Mitcham St.). Members of the pro-Malakoff July 25, and cumulates with and sale. Don't miss this op- out what they are giving away Saturday, July 28 group, Friends of Malakoff, have many events July 28. Following portunity to see some great and what deals they are offering. - Drawings: Merchants begin been putting their heads together is the released Christmas in July workmanship from the area. - Free Wi-Fi service at My Fa- drawings for free items at 9 a.m. for months now, planning a big schedule: - Book Sale: The Red Waller vorite Things gift shop and cof- - Children's train rides: event to bring local businesses Everyday, July 25-28 Community Library will have fee house (202 S. Terry Street). Howdy Acres Tree Farm will be and vendors together. - Art Show and Sale from 10 great books available for dis- Wednesday, July 25 providing train rides downtown The result is Christmas in July, a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Flagg counted prices. - Free Christmas movie night: for a reasonable fee from 9-11 a smorgasbord of sales, prizes House, home of the Malakoff -Free drawings: Each place of Bring the kids for a fun, free a.m. and community events-- all in a Historical museum (207 E business will conduct activities movie night with popcorn from backdrop of the winter holidays Main St.). Many local artists of their choosing. No two will be 6-8 p.m. in the Children's Build- See YULE, Page 12A r Early voting in runoff starts Monday Primary election continues From Staff Reports ATHENS -- In case you've forgotten, the Texas primary election isn't quite over. Races that weren't conclusively decided on May 29 will head to a runoff on July 31. But first, there will be early voting starting July 23. The biggestJoeal race set for a runoff is for the Republicatl candidate for Precinct 1 CouI~ ty Commissioner seat. Scotty Thomas and Ken Hayes will face each other in that contest. Thomas picked up 696 votes during the pri- mary, with Hayes right behind him at 662 votes. The winner will face Democrat David McGlaun in the November General Election for the right to replace outgoing Commissioner Joe Hall. See VOTING~ Page 12A What benefit: did you: reap at that: time ftomthe things:you are now ISSN: 1050..8937.' "Published:weekly Trinity Valley Community College Vice President Mary Nicholson (leE) decides which home baked frozen casse- role to purchase from Cackleberry Farm owner Beth Mitchell. The selection of delicious casseroles includes SUSAN HARRISON PHOTO chicken spaghetti, king ranch, green bean and squash. Small casseroles are $5 and medium ones are $12. They also sell cobblers. See stow, Page 6#,. From Staff Reports The "2012 Discover Cedar Creek Lake, Athens and Sur- rounding Area" debuts in this week's issue of The Malakoff News. This newcomer's guide packs all the latest and great- est information into 112 pages about life in our local communities, and is a must have for residents, the re- cently arrived and those con- sidering making this area their retirement destination. Discover will be available along with the June 29, July 20 and Aug. 10 editions of The Malakoff News and the July 27 and Aug. 17 editions of The Athens News for dis- tribution at newsstands and in stores. (Subscribers will not receive a copy m the mail.) Free coples are also avail- able at the various visitor centers and city halls around the lake and in Athens. See MAG, Page 12A County Attorney warns about scams Special to The News Scams are on the rise, according to a recent an- nouncement by County Attorney Clint Davis. Davis said there has been an increase in the number of seams and fraudulent transactions in the county in recent weeks, including: - Telephone solicitation of personal and financial See SCAMS, Page 12A Time to file for school board seats Filing to run for school board seats in Malakoff, Cross Roads, and Trinidad is now open and will run through Aug. 20. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Candidates may pick up filing packets at the re- spective administration offices. contact Angela Pen land (903)489-0531 Wilson's Flooring of Athen'.s, Int. [ 1401 IN. (ordcana 903-677-2443 J 4~000 sq. ft. of flooring selections Hardwood, Ceramic 1Ile~ Laminate, Carpet, Vinyl Planking, Vinyl Custom Blinds Stop by~ SEE as Help with any projects new or existing 40 yrs exp Hrs: Mon.Fri 9:00.5tO0 Sat. ~opt. Only