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October 7, 2011

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Friday,, October 7, 20tl - The MMakqffNew~'. ~ - Page 3A COURTESY PHOTO The Lbne Star Republican Women's club attend }unch with SLate Rep. Lance Gooden, Repubhcans meet w th Gooden special to The News On Monday, Sept. 26~ State Representative Lance Gooddn h,osted a hmcheon for the Lone Star Rvpubli~ Womeffs Club al Tilo's I .... in Athens to thank the c[ub tbr kslsupport and work. in Henderson Counb~. He also provided a ~egis]adve up~ date, reflecting on his :first term'slaccomptishments. [.[e said highlights offixe legislative session included balanding the bu@t with- out mish~g taxes, protect- ing the rainy day fund, passing a long-awaited voter ID bill that requires a photo ID to vote, and pass- :tug a measu'e that reqt ires proof of citizenship to ob- tain a driver's license in 'I~xas, Gooden also dis~ cussed the House redis- tricting map and how it will affect Hel~derson County. He said due to population shifts in the area, He~derson Coullty will be mpmsenled by two state representatives, Rep. Jim Pitts and Rep. La~ce Goodem both of whom arc or~ the House Appmpria- d(ms Committee. "There has been a tot of misit~fbmmtion out there, and the citizens of Hender- son County wilt arguaNy be one o:f the most influen- tial rural counties in the state during the leg- islative session," Republi- can Parb' Chairman Be ' Hotla, d said after the meeti g, "We are tbrtu ate to have two advocates in Austin in Reps. Pitts a,~d Gooden, and [ hope con~ cemed citizens will eon.iact them if the?, continue to have questions about the process or how our county will ber~efit, Th:is is good *b.r Henderson County and t appreciate Rep. Gooden's taki~g the time to eusure we are well-informed m~d taken care o:1\" Upon co clusion of Monday's event, the club was given a tour of Good- en's district office at the LaRue building in Athens. "1 hope the people of Hen- derso~ County will comin~ ue to be hwoJved ia gov- ernment at all levels, and 1 am so proud to have an Athens office t[mt is easily accessible fbr the good people of this count);" Goodea said, "I have :fblt at home here a,~d I am proud to be a par; of th.e t.[m~derson County com- munibC' Malakoff Middle School Sweetheart Nominees Malakoff Middle School was scheduled to hold its annual Sweetheart Night Thursday, Oct 6. The event occurred after The Malakoff News deadline for this week. The winners will be in next week's paper. COURTESY PHOTO The MMS eighth grade Sweetheart nominees include, from !eft, Cheyenne Ramsey, Hazel Puempel, Atlie DNrymple, and Jordan Jenkins. COURTESY PHOTO The MMS seventh grade Sweetheart nominees include, from left, Meagan Miller Tod Hurt, Shelby Gatlin, and Abby Terzis. Vet program orientation scheduled The Hendersot~ Counb' 4-H ~md Youth Develop mcnt program [s sponsor- ing a program that will help youth begin a career in vet* erinary medicine. An orien- tation workshop to intro- duce the program will be held a{ 6:30 pan. on Oct. ~3 l.le derson Coun Se- nior C {tizeas Building. Stu(ents who successful- ly c(mplete the study eours< and apprenticeship of cl tied skill hours will recerv]e a certificate of completion and the ctassifi- catiol~ as a Ve.terinalT As- sistant. ~Ib t~SVP t:br attendance~ please call 903-675-6130. R EAL HIGH, Never, oend~ng f~e fC*r ~Ut HVAC 903-887-0625 I I , iiii !ii