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............. ,-_ ; ............................ • ................. [ ". Page 2A- The News - Friday, July 22, 2016 n'ty Don Henderson sent me anott er story, like I begged him to do. 1 should save it for later and surprise you with it, but it is another great story, and besides that, it is summer and 1 am lazy, and don't have anything near- ly this good to put in this space. This is from Don's book, Diary of a Backwoods Preacher, or Stories my Granddaddy told me. By Don Henderson Special to The News MALAKOFF-This story was told by my grandmother, Grace Henderson. As was tradition at Easter time, all of the ladies wore their new hats for Sunday morning services and dressed in their finest. Some of the hats were wide-brimmed, some more fancy with deco- rations on them. Some of the hats even had veils. The men wore their hats also, but left them in the foyer as they entered the church. They too were dressed in their best suits and ties. This was a tra- dition that had been shared by the church for many years. No woman wanted to be outdone nor did she want to appear in church, on Easter Sunday morning Loretta Humble Around Town without a new hat and without one's Sunday go to meeting best Ac- cording to my grand- mother, she had worked all week, earning about 35 cents a day, and on Saturday afternoon had gone to the local store in search of a new hat. She picked out one that she liked and after pay- ing $3 (for that day and time this was a large amount to pay for a lady's hat), she carried it home. The hat, still in the original store sack, set in the bedroom on a chair near the windows. The normal Easter cold spell had arrived that Saturday night and the wind howled and rattled the windows. The following is the story that my grand- mother always told. During the night the rattling woke up my husband, Oscar and he wanted to stop the rattle. He did so by cramming paper in between the window and the frame. After a while, it rattled again and Oscar got up, gave it another good cramming and went back to sleep. He heard no more rattling the rest of the night. That morn- Creative Arts Corn ing when I woke up, I anger// I tried to iron immediately spied that out the wrinkles in the paper in the window hat, which had been and realizing that it was crushed beyond recog- the sack containing my nition. As I attempted new hat; I jumped out of to iron the hat, Oscar, bed and cried out, "My looking rather sheepish, new hat!!" Meantime,brought me a cup of Oscar, realizing what he coffee and said, "Here's had done, immediately some coffee with cream went to make coffee in and sugar! !" I said, an attempt to appease "It'll take a lot of cream me. I was crying by and sugar to pay for a this time.., bawling$3 hat!!" would be more like it!! Over the years I In those days, of course had heard the story on there was no electric- numerous occasions ity, and all we had was and usually when my a fiat iron that had to grandmother told it, be heated on the wood my grandfather cringed stove before it could be because he never liked used. As I heated the to be in the wrong. This iron and Oscar made is one story that my coffee, I turned from granddad actually tried cry to both crying and to avoid telling!! petition Handbook Spec~ltoThe News TEXAS-The State Fair of Texas has an- nounced Creative Arts competition informa- tion for 2016. The State Fair of- fers more than 1,100 categories in 12 depart- ments to be entered and judged before the fair begins on September 30. The Fair aNo of- fers 24 days of contests during the annual ex- position. 2016 Important Dates July 22: Pre-Fair en- try registration due July 22: Pre-Fair mail-in entries due :!, August 12-14: Pre- in competing in the i?ii !i'.i:i !Fair entry take-in State Fair of Texas' ˘:i September 7-9: Pre- Fair entry give-back (non-winning entries) September 30-Oc- tober 23: During-Fair Creative Arts contests ; For anyone interested Creative Arts Contest, the entry form and item deadline is July 22. Here is the link to the rules and handbook page: http://bigtex.com/ creativearts/handboold. ~i I ill i i i ii ii I Bridge & Luncheon Benefit [~2" Hosted by Republican Party Henderson County August 11, 2016 • 10am-Jpm Fair Park Senior Citizens Center Athens, TX Contact Sheila Beavers (903) 778-4633 ff a[[e[uja/ s Furniture, Select Clothes, Jewelry & More ESTATE & REAL ESTATE ESTATE OF: ROBERT H MOORE, SR. Tues., July 26, 2016 I STARTS @ 9:17 A.M. Location: Osage County Fairgrounds I Pawhuska, OK Regal Monument Co. 313 W. Corsicana St. • Athens 903-677-0277 Memorials for special remembrances! Made with the finest granite and will be customized to your special interest and budget needs. We have large display at our store but will come to your home if more convenient. Call.. or come in and allow us to assist you Jack Bateman, Mgr. @ Vis# Hallelujah's Boutique. for the Best in Home Decor, Clothing and so much morel 5140 FM 3054 at 198 • Log Cabin 903-489-3333 ISSN: 2574326 * Published weekly by MediaOne L.L.C., 1316 S. Third Street, Suite 108, Mabank, Texas P_ 75147. In Henderson County, subscription rates are $29 e" ,4 ayy/a off per year and $27 per year for senior citizens (65 years and older). Texas out-of-county subscriptions are $33, and 903-887-4511 Fax: 903-887-4510 thenews, hendersonco@yaho0.com 1316 S. Third Street Suite 108 Mabank, TX 75147 CHUPPS AUCTION CO. Stan Chupp I (918) 638-1157 Dale Chupp, Realtor! Century 21, NEOKLA (918) 630-0495 E, J. Chupp i (918) 639-8555 Texas Press Association Member 2016 out, of-state subscriptions are $43. Entered as periodicals at Malakoff, Texas 75148. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The News, 1316 S. Third Street, Suite 108, Mabank, Texas 75147. Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm O or corporation which may appear in the columns of this newspaper will gladly be corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher. Community Calendar YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY If you know a student that wants his or her own business call Kristina at the Athens Chamber Office - at (903) 675-5181 to get an application• Early application deadline is Aug..8, final dead- line is Sept. 30 with classes beginning Oct. 24 at Trinity Valley Community College• FOOD AND FUN The Caney Creek Baptist Church, 5441 FM 3054, . Log Cabin, will provide free meals for children one through 18-years-old, from 1:25-2 p.m., Monday- Friday, now until August 12. k k k CAREGIVERS SUPPORTING CAREGIVERS GROUP Caregivers Supporting Caregivers of Malakoff meets every second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and every second Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Cedar Lake Nursing Home located at 1611 W. Royall Blvd. For more information, call Myria at (903) 489-4413. BOATER EDUCATION COURSE The U:S• Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a boater education course to the public on July 9, Aug. 6 and Sept. 10. Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. at USCGA Flotilla 05-14 headquarters, 1908 Island Circle near Lone Star Marina in Tool. Bring your boat to class for a complimentary vessel safety check. For registration and information, contact John Steele at (903) 432-3937, (817) 229-3030 or jescgaux@earthlink.net. =NAIL 32" AT KNOW HIS GreeCE CHURCH Faith-based Western movie "Nail 32" will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30 at Know His Grace Cowboy Church, 13009 E. State Highway 31 in Ketene. This event is open to the pub- lic. Co-writer, producer and JCFilms CEO Jason Campbell will present the film in person. For more information, contact Pastor Harry Hollingsworth at (903) 641-1550. COMMUNITY CALENDAR POLICY The Community Calendar is a venue in which nonprofit organizations can promote their services, meetings and events at no cost. Events sponsored by nonprofits that are sales or collect money from those participating require the payment of an ad at a minimum of 15 words for $20 in the classifieds to run a complimentary listing in the Community Calendar. These articles should include only basic informa- tion - who, what, when and where. Articles must include publishable contact information and a phone number. Send articles by e-mail to thenews.hender- sonco@yahoo.com or fax (903) 887-4510. The deadline for submission is 4 p.m. Monday for each issue. Organizations needing to relay more information on services or events, or who seek a longer pro- motion time, are encouraged to call our advertising staff at (903)887-4511. MediaOne, L.L.C. considers nonprofit organizations to be groups operating primarily on a volunteer basis providing a service for others. TELL TEXAS HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE your Favorite main drag in the state, and why. Whether it's along a quaint courthouse square or within a buzzing cityscape, we want to hear from you. ("Main" does not have to be in the name.) LET US KNOW at www, texashlghways.com/mainstreet Texas Highways Magazine will reveal a countdown of your top lain Street destinations in 2017. The submission deadline is September 30, 2016. 1 TEXAS 14 I 0 H W A Y_S_,,,I,.,, www,t exashig hways.com i :t ! EXPERIENCE COUNTS Lauym n~/rb more d~an lOOyea. a, mb/nd ~m~se. Tire failures and tread separations Ryan A, Krebs, M.D., J.D. are more common du ing the hot Full-tin Law Pra tioe ,summer months. Many rnanulactur- Ri&atdA Dodd, LC ers ~rimp on materials and market T~nothy R. C~pollno, I~ • t it~ard ('~:,r~ F-,~ Pe~al ]n~uT Tri~ law ~n~ Civil Ttl~l defective fires, whmh may result in catastrophic roU-overs or crashes. If No F~ roa ~msrwsrr OFRC~8 ~N P~OU~ TE~P.3E kk~ ~ you or a loved one have been injured .......... by a tblecUve tire or in a roll.over, call us t0r profe onal insight. 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