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Hogg & Sons Book Bindery Sprn6qoort, Mich. 9284 Zn c: Red Oak oa Canton "Another one bites the dust" See stories and photos, pages 10 and 11 PRESS ! 1981 "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" cents single copy :/ YEAR, NUMBER 40 @ was the guest of celebration Tuesday, friends and relatives her on her 100th bar- was held at Cedar Home where Mrs. Hor- a resident since suf- iln August. was born Oct. 6, Lake, Texas. She was the late Josephine and at Massey Lake after to Dan Hornbuckle his wife in death Jan. 20, moved to Trinidad in They were parents of eight children, three of which are still living. Deceased children include John, who was born in 1905, Anderson, Glenn, Dan, and M.D. Living children include Jessie Hor- nbuckle, Louvenia Hubbard and Mary Micheaux. Her oldest living child is 72 and her baby is 62. She has 18 grandchildren, Johnnie Thompson, Oda Mae Nathan, Luberta Kelly, A.Y. Hubbard, Jr., Curtis Hub- bard, Clara Kelly, Fertie Patrick, Willie B. Terrell, Senora Gasaway, Jessie Hornbuckle, Jr., Zota Womack, Jo Micheaux, Ora Henderson, Mary Hornbuckle, Faye Livingston, Louvenia Hubbard, Percelle Hubbard, Ray Hubbard and Ernest Hubbard. In @ Estates led by y presented a to the Henderson Court asking county road known they haven't seen in "chunks". some repairs but they are not mmissloner Fred Box people don't un- yet. That you can hone Arrington replied, "That road has been up to 96 degrees 10 times since you laid it." Arrington went on to say, "I'll admit that some of the road is in better shape since you've been commissioner but there are other roads in Precinct two that are in better condRion." "Gun Barrel City paid for that oil," Box said, "and I don't mind telling you that road leads to my house." "All I'm asking," Arrington said, "is that something be done with the roads and if nothing is done come next election I know how we can fix that." County Judge Winston Reagan painted out the large difference in road Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 ? addition she has four step: grandchildren, Alma Hart, Elmas Hall~ L.B. Moten and Sara Warren, She also has 99 great grandchildren, 71 great-great grandchildren ~three great-great-great step-grandchildren. A number of those family members joined her with birthday cake and pun- ch Tuesday at Cedar Lake. Mrs. Hornbuckle maintained her own home until she was 97. Her hobby was tending her flower garden, but she is best remembered in Trinidad for her cooking. "She's fed everybody in town," a granddaughter said. "When folks think about her they think about good food." Her family members expressed pride in their mother and grandmother. Not for her longevity, but for the good thipgs about her life. She tended to her family until the time of her stroke. The stroke caused her to be in a coma for a long period of time. Although she was extremely ill for several weeks, she is eating now, can get up and move around and is showing improvement. "She was very alert until the time of her stroke," daughter Mary Micheaux said. Jessie Graft died before his daughter was born. His wife, Josephine, was 70 at the time of her death. The remaining children, gran- dchildren, great-grandchildren, great- great grandchildren and great-great- THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 1981 a great-grandchildren can hope that their If so, they will have a long, healthy family life lines come from Leathie. and happy life to look forward to. mileage between each ct. Commlsol oner Leland Tarrant, "Precinct two has proxinmtely i Precinct four, said they would have no twice as many miles as the othe way of enforcing truck passage, but a precincts and there is not ,* nouglf speedlimit sign would be posted. money to do the necessary repairs for In other business, Precinct three all this mileage," he said. Constable Jerry Owens asked the Judge Reagan also stated# missioner Jim Blakeney has ~, ~onm-s to give the comgables a "decent salary" in tim, amount of $1200 Box inrepairingsomeroadsin Precinct a month including a car or a car allowance. Judge Reagan said the court would have to get an opinion from the attorney general's office before they could act. He also stated the salary of a con- stable was set at one dollar a month. tWO. A second petition was presented to the commissioners court by property owners in the Charlie Addition, //!ii i! i ........ Precinct four, asking that a private road be turned over to the county.~ The owners also asked for signs preventing trucks on the road and a "children at sign. (See COURT, page 5) . :~ i LEATHIE HORNBUCKLE celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday. October 6, with a party at Cedar Lake Nursing Home. Her family and friends were on hand for the celebration along with residents and employees of the home. Mrs. Hor- nbuckle maintained her own home until she was 97 years old. (Staff Photo by Ann Ronnsavali) i ar o: AIR and beginning to show up on the ground. Leaves are tur- added to the feeling that it won't be long until are falling as the air takes on a crisp feeling. Tuesday's drizzle savall) winter. (Staff Photo by Ann Roun- LODGE MEETING SET Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will hold an open meeting Saturday, October 17th at 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Mason's theme "Year of the Family." Refreshments will be served. Awards will be given to Past Matrons and Past Patrons, Past Masters and 25 year membership awards will be made also. BOOSTER CLUB MEETING The Cross Roads Booster Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the school adultorium. Members of the Kindergarten class will present a Halloween program for entertainment. In addition, the Cayuga-Cross Roads game film will be shown. Everyone is urged to attend. MEETINGS Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet for a training session Monday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at the fire station. Trinidad Chamber of Commerce will meet Monday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at the community center, Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 study club will be held Monday, Nov. 5, at the lodge hall, Malakoff Dad's Club will meet in a regular session Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the club's facilities. Malakoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. John Marshall Hobbs, executive vice president and general manager of Ardmore Chamber of Commerce in Ardmore, Oklahoma, wil| be the guest speaker. The title of his speech is "Productivity, The Key To America's Future." The I. O. O. F. will hold their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the lodge hall in Malakoff. "DAY IN NOVEMBER" "Day in November" arts and crafts show will be held Saturd#y, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Navarro Mall in Corsicana. There will be a large variety of arts and crafts offered by artists and craftsmen from throughout Texas. Crafts will be limited to items hand made by the booth occupant or partner. There will be pottery, needle work, macrame, rock jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, dolls, wood carvings, paintings, and many Christmas items. RAINFALL REPORT Bro. E. P. Allen reports that there was 2.65 inches of rainfall in Malakoff in September. In comparison September of 1980 had 2.25 inches of rain and was the driest year recorded for ten years. Total rainfall for the first three quarters of this year is 43.78 inches. DEADLINE INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads aM display advertising for the Thursday News is 4 pro. the precaadmg Monday. For further information contact the News office at 489.0531, publication date of the Malakoff 3~