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I nessed th Great De- sit high over downtown pression, hard times Malakoffand have done for families, oil being so for many years. In discovered, Malakoff fact, I was placed here Fuel closing in 1945, in the mid 1930's. Most the buildir g of Cedar small towns have water Creek Lake in the 60 s, towers, tanks or stand- pipes.Some have been around since ancient times collecting rain water. Steam pumping came around in the mid 1800's but engineers designed me in the early 1900's using a pressurized system. Although we have electricity today, I can still provide water to an entire community with no electricity. I can save small towns a lot of money by only us- ing what is needed and most have lower insur- ance rates because of the availability of water in emergency situa- The tions. I require pressure mmmm 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. Final applica- tion deadline is Friday Sept. 30 with classes beginning Monday, Oct. 24 at Trinity Valley Community College. BEEF STEW SUPPER Payne Springs Community Center will host a beef stew supper 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the center. All proceeds benefit the Community Center. WHITTON COMMUNITY CENTER Whitton Community Center will host a bake sale and bar-b-que at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the center on FM1651, four miles north of Jackson off SH 198. They are accepting donated baked goods for the auction. Proceeds will benefit the Tarver Cemetery. For more information, call Anlene Odom (903) 316-1679. The Malakoff water tower stands few facelifts and many years. Courtesy Photo/Kristi Huls tall today after a Courtesy Photo/Bfitt Thompson Company mining camp is clearly seen in this view from the 'tower in the 1930's. DEDmCATION OF RmCK HmRSCH MEMORIAL The Henderson County Master Gardeners will dedicate a memorial to Texas A & M AgriLife Agent Rick Hirsch at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at the DREAM garden of the East Texas Arboretum. The Arboretum is located at 1601 Patterson Rd., Athens. GOLF TOURNAMENT The Sons of the American Legion Post 310 will hold the bi-annual Benny P. Thomas Memorial Golf Tourna- ment Thursday, Oct 13 at Indian Oaks Golf Course in Peeltown. Tee time is 9 a.m. Registration must be made before 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Proceeds benefit the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information, call Chuck Andrews (903) 603-4181 or the American Legion Post (903) 887-3532. POTATO BAR SUPPER Sabbath Keepers Fellowship and Prison Ministry will hold a potato bar supper fundraiser 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the First Baptist Church, 220 West Mitchum St, Malakoff. Music, games and prizes for the whole family. For more information, call (903) 489-1930 or visit www. CAREGiVERS SUPPORTING CAREGIVERS GROUP Caregivers Supporting Caregivers of Malakoff meet 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. 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 nonproflts 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 compli- mentary listing in the Community Calendar. to supply water and use droughts, tornadoes, Now I'm watching a old water tower stand- my elevation to do so.. dances at[ the Bartlett young couple put a lot ing tall as I tip my "hat" This is why you won t house, fu/3 at Dodd's of love and hard work to people that pass thru. see towers like me in Lake, the/train depot into my streets and Next time you see me big cities with very tall being mc buildings, town, the Buildings like the rice beinl Empire StateBuildingalong wi and so on, have their Grocery own water towers on ie theater,, top of them, typically ved around first post of- torn down, :h Smith's tore, mov- and hotels. II buildings. This makes or notice me for the oae happy. ,,, first time, remember all, ' At some point they I've been through and jgave me a facelift and what I provide to this painted Malakoff on small town. I'm your me, but I'm the sameMalakoff water tower! Vis# Hallelujoh's Boutique for the Best in Home Decor, Clothing and so much morel 5140 FM 3054 at Log Cabin 903-489 3333 4P The fo inesses help support area nonprofit organizations and events. N [WWW.MALAKOFFN .NET] youlikeE 24 HOUR SERVICE 1417 E. Tyler St Athens 903-677-3838 m Athens Gun Barrel City Malakoff BERRY LUMB "Your Hometown, Home Owne THE NEWS has a new emaU address! Please send all correspondence to: thenews.henders0nc0L-'~/ah00.c0rr 206 E. Ro d Company" 31 Karla Dunson 9O3-887-4511 Fax: 903-887-4510 thenews, 1316 S. Third Street Suite 108 Mabank, TX 75147 Texas Press Association Member 2016 + and Malakoff ISSN: 2574326 * Published weekly by MediaOne L.L.C., 1316 S. Third Street, Suite 108, Mabank, Texas 75147. In Henderson County, subscription rates are $29 per year and $27 per year for senior citizens (65 years and older). Texas out:of-county subscriptions are $33, and 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 or corporation which may appear in the columns of this newspaper will gladly be corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher. ....... +