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Page 4A -The MalakoffNews - Friday, August 19, 2011 I i i i Spcebl to The News TYLER - A 26-year-old Mala off man was sen- tenced tO federal prison for federal violations in the Eastern District oF Texas announced U.S. At- torney John M. Bales last week. Christopher Michael pleaded guilt), on May 10, 2011, to access device fraud and was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison by U:S. District Judge Leonard Davis. Michael was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $94,843.25~ According to informa- tion presented in court, on Aug. 18, 2010, a. federal search warrant was exe- cuted at Michael's resi- dence, during which law enforcement officers re- covered counterfeit charge card making equipment, hundreds of counterfeit charge cards, and cash value'cards. A four individuals with fed- forensic analysis of the eral crimes. equipment revealed that: Nathan Michael, Pick- over 6,500 victim ehtries tell and Davis have all . were fraudulently ob- .tained by Michael. Fur- ther investigation: re- vealed that Christopher l Michael, his brother,' Nathan Michael, Eliza beth Pickrell and Coney Davis conspired together to commit access device fraud in Henderson and Smith counties. The four det:endants obtained goods and Services by using fraudulent credit card account numbers ob- tained through the interact ' and at Chicken Express in Tyler, Texas, where Pick- rell was employed at the time of the fraud. Accord- ing to evidence, over 500 accounts were compro- mised in Tyler alone. A federal grand jury re- turned an indictment on Nov. 3,2010, charging the pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing. This case is being inves-~ tigated by' the Tyler Police Depa nent, U.S. Secret Service, the Smith County Sheriff's Office, the Hen- derson County Sheriffs Office, the Athens Police Department, the Caney City Police Department, the Longview Police De- partment, the Mesquite Police DepartmenL the Terrell Police Depart- ment, the Waco Police Department, the Corsi- cana Police Department, the Waxahachie Police Department, the Van Zandt County Precinct 4 Constable. Wal-Mart Stores Asset Protection and Southside Bank and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Noble. COURTESY PHOTO COURTESY PHOTO Browning, Districtof6ce; DianeRuss, CountyAttorney's Ol ce; and Bonny Tumage, J.u le Probation. The Henderson County 4-H Clover Kids joined with the Henderson County - 4-H Home Schoolers Club to meet with VFW veterans to place and remove old flags from the graves at the Athens Cemetery and learned how they de- stroy the old flags. They placed new flags on the graves. Kids leamed how the flags were to be placed to the left comer of the grave. They also saw some really old graves and learned the men and women died so we could all have freedom. By Jean Everette Special to The News The Henderson County 4-H Clover Kids will be meeting at 2 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Henderson County' AgriLitb Exten- sion Office to kick offthe new year. 'Ibis will con- sists of" a Show and Tell meeting, so bring what your child is interested in to let them tell the group all about it. Clover Kids is for chil- dren ages 5-8 years of age. Each month will bring COURTESY Last year, the Henderson County 4-1-1 Clover Kids met with Steve Hicks, VDM at Bradley Oaks Ranch and he taught them about the different horses that were at the ranch, This was the end of year event Salvation Al'my Bellp.m. at' the AgriLife different topics of interest Ripging and all the County Extension Office. an~ field trips as well, money raised stavs in "Io learn,, more atxmt Sept. 10 will be a Pho- .Henderson Count)' for Ci0ver'l~s, pleas~"6~ tography Clinic at the At- our Community Service. tact Jean Everett at 903- boretum which starts at Clover Kids can also675-5396 or thoAgriLife Child ^" "'t,~uvoca~y" " ~ '- ~enter neapsIL"~ L"~"~I%,~CHuuI 8:30 a.m. and they need help. with some other Extensign Office at 903- to bring a camera' ld $2. groups in:,ore paring foi-. 675:6130, There is no Child Advocacy Center team members assisted with collecting schoo! supplies" For more information Christmas.. charge for Clover Kids to" for backpad that were given away at the Athens ISD Back to School Bash contact the Count)" January will nsist of j0in 4,H, Piu ,tO learn Saturday, Aug. 6. Pictured are, from left, Sue Hinsonl SANE; DeAnna , AgriLife Extension Of- the County F' sli ion Show more ab Jpt ag ) flee. and Rouad Up. Now are ,and up the AgfiLif Ex- Oct. 8 will be,a Trick or you Gady to Come and ' iension will give you all / I I I f 'First United Methodist ureh Malakoff I Re*. Charles Kimble - Pastor 711 : Ofltee Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am l Located at 10'/$. Ceile~ at Mltehu,, 2 Uodls Ea.~ of the ligh~ (H~. 1~) II Loolang ~' a chinch Brae? ,.Che&momono~rv,~b~iteatma~kof#r~,om~ . Oaae t~dk morn! Come Join UsI ~AY ' KIES0A Sumday~tool 9:00am LaaetMorrtngBIbleStudy~tek]y) tO:OOam Worship 10:00 am Yo~(~e=l.t~} 4:30pm WEDNESDAY kdultBIIdeStudy 6:00pro CommunlmV=p~ 5:30pro MONDAY,, Choir Practice 6:00 pm Martial Art= 6:30 pra I 9o3. 9.fi67 Trick Canned Food Drive that moming for the Food Pantry.. Meeting place and time will be an- nounced. 'II~e group will also be taking supplies that the Clover Kids bring to the meeting and taking a trip out to the Human Society. Time for that will also be announced: November will he join'the Henderson Coun- ty 4-H Clover Kids,Club. Clover Kids follow the same rules as the older 4- Her's but cannot'eompetd in the competitions of- fered, but will receive participation ribbons. They can have up to of the intbrmation on the clubs to join. Adults if you have a talent to offer up t(r our 4- H kids that will help them in!earning, please do so. It can be dog training, wood work, different types of animals that you five entries in the Hen, raise, 4,H needs volun- derson County Project .teers that have time and Show which will be held interest to teach the future preparing for the Count3" in April of 2012. This is generation even for just Food Show along with like pre-K to 4-H. They . one meeting. Remember the paper work. are being prepared tbr the contact . the AgdLife December brings thecompetitioia along with County Food Show onthe parents learning the Dec. 3. This is a lot of paper work and guide fun..Thg, month of' De- lines. cemi eralso brings the Remember Aug. 28, 2 County Extension Office 903-675-6130. 4-H is proudly support- ed by the Unifed Way Fund. S _aa#z inlX , Glaucoma&Retina "Ka:iat lY~aIl,~ o.r lesm C~ist lort~ tn~~ oI ~ ~,, in Malckoffalee 1852