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PAGE 6 - The Malakoff News - Friday, August 4, 2006 I I II I I Jim Haynie, Immediate past president of the American Radio Relay League, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming meeting of the Cedar Creek Amateur Ra- dio Club. He is an expert on emer- gency communications and ama- teur (ham) radio. He will speak at the August 12th meeting of the Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club at McClain's restaurant in Seven Points. The gathering is open to the public and is free. Haynie will talk about the valued roll of communications for Homeland SecUrity. He personally has been irivolved in disaster communications for plane crashes, tornadoes, wild- fires and earthquakes. He'll also talk about the effort to bring high-speed Internet over power-lines, new FCC rules and a wide-range of technology issues. His talk is intended for the public and w'tll not be a teeh- nical only talk. His organization represents over 300,000 members who carry portable communications gear and stand ready to fill the void when telephone, Intemet and cell phone services fail dur- ing disasters. Those failures happen very frequently in the chaos that follows disasters September 11,2001 proved that when EVERY means of com- munications was down, ham radio was unaffected and could step in and provide help. Locally, the thirty-year-old Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club maintains two repeater or relay systems that can operate even with the loss of power. Communications here are also aided by local, live color radar. provided by the club to help in times of severe weather. Talking all over the world while driving down the street is an experience only ham radio operators can enjoy. Jim Haynie's big passion is get- ring young people involved with technology. So if.you have a child or grandchild that you would like exposed to a positive, character- building hobby, then join us. The Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club meets the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m at McClain's Restaurant. Many guests and members come earlier and buy breakfast before the meeting. See a world-class speaker, make new friends and have a great time. See you at 10:00 AM on Saturday August 12. McClain's Restaurant is located at the Northeast comer of Hwys 334 and 274 m Seven Points. Our September meeting will feature a meteorologist to help anyone learn how to spot severe weather. Don't miss that meet- ing ither! For more information call Ed Busch, 903-451-4701. I I Athens Commission Co. Inc. P.O. Box 183- Athens "IX 75751 903-675-3333 Fax: 903.675-204t Sale Every Friday Cattle 12:00 Livestock .Auction Inc. P,O, Box 1181- Henderson, TX 75653. 903-657-2690 ; Fax: 903-657=6831 Sale Every Monday: 12:00 Emory Livestock Auction Inc. P.O. Box 522 Emory TX 75440 903-473-2512 Fax: 9034734366 Tuesday Sale: 12:00 Saturday Sale: 12:00 East Texas Genealogical So- ciepj will hold it regular monthly meeting on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library in the Taylor Au- ditorium featuring Paula Perkins. Paula will present a program called "Hear Ye ! Hear Ye! Finding Your Newsworthy (& not so newsworthy) Ances- tors Through Newspaper Re- search." Looking for birth, death, mar- riage, divorce, shipping lists, train routes, murder & may- hem? Secular and denomina- tional newspapers have been microfilmed from across the United States and available through interlibrary loan and many have been digitalized. State and Local newspapers are archiving and digitalizing their newspapers and have searchable indexes to their da- tabases online. These include wedding announcements, birth, obits, anniversary milestones of ministers and the list goes on. Both printed and online indexes will help guide you to newspa- pers and locations of where the newspaper can be found. Come find how to locate newspapers around the country locally to as- sist you in your genealogical pur- suits of putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Paula is a native Texan with over 25 years of genealogical experience in research, speak- ing and teaching on the subject of family history. Her grand- mother and parents assisted in promoting her interest in gene alogy when she wasa child by taking her to visit all the "older" members of the family. In ad- dition her maternal "Granny", that lived just shy of 100 years old, was the family historian for her family and her husband's family. She collected a large amount of material on the fam- ily and educated Paula on all of branches of the "family tree." Paula has been the guest speaker/instructor at universi- ties, spoken to genealogical and histqrical groups in several states and served on the board for several local genealogical societies. Paula was the Dallas PBS television station's Coor- dinator for the Family History Community Outreach program See ETGS, Page 14 Market Report Athens Commission Company Inc. Sale Date 7-28-06 Head 2,549 Steers 300-down 80-200 lb. 300-400 75-145 lb. 400-500 75-133 lb. 500-up 70-121 lb.' Heifers 300-down 80-175 lb. 300-400 75-132 lb. 400-500 75-117 lb. 500-up 70-1121b. * Plainer calves and dairy breeds below these figures Slaughter Cows 22-49 lb. Hvy. bulls 42 -62 lb. Pairs Top Upto 1,000 pr Low-Mid Up to $650 pr S[ocker cows 56-71 lb. Baby calves $15-250hd. Horses $15-35 lb. Goats $15-95 hd. 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