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Friday, October 7, 2011 Tile Mala'la .{[News - Page 1 IA Rodeo tContkmed from Page 1 At ages 1-4. 5-7. and 8-10, and Straightway Stick Horse Racino~ for ages t- 5. and 5-7. Fhe Junior/Open rodeo will be~in around 8 p,m at the conclusion of the Kid's Rodeo, t"he Junior events iinchlde t4 & under GirFs Breakaway, 14 & under Boy's Break- away, 14 & under Bar- rels. 15-18 Barrels. 12 & under Steer riding, 13 - 15 Youth Bulls. 14 & helmet and vest, by law. under Team Roping, and There is a $5 gate tee a Call: Scramble. Theeveryone pays. Conces- Open events will include sion stand will be awfil- Tie Down Calf Roping,able, Team Roping, St. Barrels. Bareback_ Saddle Bmnc. and Bulls. I'he stock con- tractor this year ff)r rough stock and calves will be Jeff Harris, All horses are required m have negative coggins and all rough stock riders I8 and under must wear For more intbrmation, email malakoffagboost-, follow on Facebook at e.php#.t/pro fi le. php.?id= 1 00000736188304 or check the website at www,malako:tt oung- Primary ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... COURTESY PHOTO Ken Andrews. felt, and crew take a break Monday from working on the Malakoff Historical Society museum at the H, L, Flagg House, The men were on hand Morn day and Tuesday helping to get the facility ready for homecoming weekend. Plans ~Continued from }'age 1 A} 903-489-81/8 tbr more in- lbrma6on. The Malakoff Exes have a full slate of evems planned, stinting with Homecoming when the Matakoff takes o~} Imup Fridat night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m ~itlt. 1f?e king and queen crowned prior ~o tl~c game. Saturday, the Exes will hold its second annual ,\lumni Golf 'lburnament the Country Oaks Golf Course from 8 a.rn. m 1 p.m. There wit/also a scav- enger hunt from l 1 a.m. m 2 p.m. Saturday and a mar of" the newly renovated Rock Building fi'om 2-4 p.m. 5;aturd> night t:com 6-9 there will be a banquet mad l?om 9-1t a dance at the MatakoffCommnnhy Con- tel Sunday the Exes will host a class reunion picinic fiom I 1 a.m, to 4 p.m. For more [nlbrnlation about the Malakofl Exes, please visit their website at or call 903-489.0132. tContinued from Page 1A t committees, was in- strumental in using a point-of-order to kilt a piece oi legislation that would have made it easier tbr investor-owned utili- ties. like Monarch. to raise ra es without a ihearin g, He will face Dr. Smart Spitzer. a surgeon who lives in Kaufman. Al- though he now lives in Kauflnan. Spitzer has deep ties to Henderson County and was born in Athens and gradnates from both Athens Itigh School and Trinity' Valley Community College. In May, he gave the com- mencement speech for the college. On his campaign web- site. Spitzer writes, "America needs a better class of politician. not ones that serve the elites and the political class. That is what we have now. We need servants who will be of tile people, by the people, and lor the people. We need leaders who will turn down money and lifi Iong politi- cal spoils for doing the right: thing," Buddy ....................... Filing ibr primaries will mn from Nov. 12 through Dec. 12. The primary elections will be held March 6, 2012. On the web: Rep. Jim Pitts x,us/members/member- page/?d istrict= 10 TJ. Fabby - http://tj- Rep. Lance Goodein - http://www.lancegood- on.corn Dr. Stuart Spitzer http://www.stu art- MMS runners finish first again From Staff Rep~rts l'he Malakoff Mid(tie School boys cross countiw temn made it lbur straight wins in a ro,~ with a first place victoD' lasl weekend m the Kemp Cmss-Coun- nw Invitational. ['he middle school boy s were led by Andy Garcia who fiuished second with a time of 12:09; Dyian Grime.~. third: Jake Woolverton. tburth: Daniel KatMeen Cook seventh; Romero. fifth: Chris Me/an Miliea lath: and Boose. seventh: Mat{ Alexis Russel 16th placed Carter ninth: Chance third overall F/ctche llth: "] ler (raw- Ill tlle .IV /Ms division ibrd 12th: and A.J. Thomas Juana Cruz placed second. INth Also nmning well in the JV boys division. was I'.J, Leavitt. Pevton Zach JaGett placed ninth: Fommr and Jeremy Camp Michael Allen 13th; and bell, Pal Cook ] 6th. in the Middle School The Tiger cross-country girls division, the quartet of team will be at the FairSeld Brenda Cruz_ second: meet on Od:. IO. MMS Tigers sweep past Grand Saline From Staff Reports "Fhe Malakoff Middle School Tiger football teams raced past (}rand Sati~ye last week in a pair of games. [he 7th grade won 54- 0. The 8th grade won 36~ 14. For the 7th grade Tigers. touchdowns were scored by AJ. Cook and Q,T, Barker, Scoring for tile 8th grade Tigers were Dytm~ Grimes. Zach Sanders Dusfir~ Miller_ Trey Jack- son. and I kin|or Snow. Saying goodbye to Eugene Berry By Emily Lumtv Special to I't e News When l returned to Trinidad wifll my hu sband Io live. / was befit pleased arid sttrprised to see the ever-hmtdsome t:;uget e Berry in his suit as a reel> lar at our liltle church He was quite active, e~ioyed Ihe compan? of others. amt usuq/h had a colapli- ment or two share, lte had a kwe ]br pe< plc and the land and all Rmnd there. Mr. BerP passed away ou Suhday. /n ehattin~ wifh this ve~:- eran of WWH and the Korea Conflict I learned how he left IHS his senior vea~ to .lob? {l~e Navy, tbught in lhe oceans in a submarine, and had some close calls not pleasant to remember, t tpon returning to the States. he finished his schooling to be an au- thentic ex of Frinidad [tigh. While in the Navv he distineciished himself several times to receive medals. I }bund Mr. Berw's pic turn in a school yearbook as he se wed on the TISD school board, Ile may have been a member of the city council and pwbaNy served in other wa vs of his hometown, which he left tbr onl a short time. He and his firsi wii:e had three children, two girls and a bo~ alld lost one of the daughters. Deanna. ShMex Bevel and Everett were his other children. Friendly, helpful, known fbr his drawl. Ben3 begau going less as his ,/ears advanced. Then someone would drive him. and then he drove no more and went to a Ft, Worth llospita[ Ibr treatmem for his lungs. At 93. our friend tbund time to re!icy liii and spread his smile with mostly good news m share. Had he been wiflt us all, he probably would have sak[ last words like. "Until we 1Tlee~ again, bore's wishing yea a happy voy- age home. Anchors Aweigh Anthem Continued [:rent Page 5A) I ]us~ lost my mind. 1 had no ineed fi)r a horse, had no grass, no saddle or bridle, didn't know if" she was gentle or crazy and didn't if she was 3 years old or 300 years old, I lust lost my mind, 1 didn't have m y checkbook, neither did I know if t had enough money to pay for her. I went home and got my trailer and check~ book. told my w, ite what 1 had done and went back to the sale ban L 1 nervously wrote a check, picked up the mare and colt and was amazed at the way she just jumped into the trailer. I had made a makeshift lot with some cattle panels, and when we got home I Iook. a piece of hay string and led the mare into the lot with the colt fffllowing, Then I stepped back and said to m)sell: "You 'nut.' whal in the world (lid you do this for?" As I write this it is Sept. 29. 2011 and I think .I have just figured it ore. If you have read "Memories. qales and Special Events in My Life2' you may recall reading abrupt "Old Roan." Roan wan a 22- eaPold mare that I road while living with Dave and Nettie Scotl in Rockdale, Roan was a red roan colored horse that 1 rode working cat- tle as a 16- and 17-year- old boy. ()in Roain had ............................................... r-~e Arts Cra 'ts Antique Car Auth0rFegt 5 KFu Don Neredith Extflbi J re Bird Egg F.xhibi LiVe Music * Children' G me ; Pa case Breakfast 7AM o her events 9AN-gPN. www, m e ciub,om h~ k'a,*n m(m. -Mr u> al w~'~,,diamondoffsh~' I1~ A Pk:ase IC-,P,'~,:a~,'d { :,~t~,u/e~ ~.'b: ~ P, O. B(~x 4~S8, [-lousto~h 'I,'X 772t04558 D ' M N D am : Emph)vmem-Ad#DStll more "COW savvy" than any grown man l have known, allow me to share on instance. | was on the other side of Gee Mountain on day and had to pen a and yearling calfl It was a warm slimmer day, and Roan and 1 had lhem walking down a trail heading to a catch pen. We had come out of the woods into an open field where the catch pen was. and I was about half asleep when I was sud- denly sitting on the ground. The yearling had cut back. Roan cut out from under me and l sal ihere watching the "show." The calf was cutting this way and that a , way, with Roan match- ing it strkle for stride. I " watched in amazement as Ole Roan took that yearling across that field and into the catch pen by' herself. No. she didn't shut the gate but did keep the calf in the pen. When 1 saw that Ap- paloosa mare. almost a carbon copy of "Ole Roan," my brain had a "meltdown2' my heart took control and I raised my hand as high as I e6uld. 5~ou ltno v, our heart can get us intto all kinds of trouble. The heart k. deeeitfffl above alt things, and desperately, wicked: who can know - Jeremiah 17:9. I I I I I I 1 I I I T Malakoff Pharmacy 1 Hour Photo t:'e~e~r Pharmac~.t~r i~Jghborhood.l~bm" Choice" 409 W. Royall Blvd. - Malakoff Plaza 903-489-1909 [l_.. 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