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Scholl Jr. and Louis J. Scholl Sr. The obituary didn't havethe date of James' death. I tried to Call Bill to get more de- tails, but was unable to reach him. I did find out from friends that James was buried last week. The Scholls are a fine family, and we are sorry to lose one of them. Louis Jr. was my hero when I was a teenager. Next week we'll have more details about James, and see if we can get a little more Scholl history along with it. Reagan Rogers is not being nice to me. He delights taking ugly pictures of me and showing them to me as well as everybody else. He takes them at school reunions. He has done it twice now. I know...everybody thinks they just photograph poorly, because we all think we look better than we do. I never like pic- tures of myself, because the real inner me is skinny and thirty- or forty-something, and for some reason, my pic- tures don't show that. But Reagan has an evil camera, and the pictures he takes of me are really awful. Then he doesn't have the decency to just hide them; he makes big prints and shows them around. The other day he came to the paper while I was out, bearing this year's prize terror, and had of- fice manager Cindy Doze believing he had taken an even worse one by the Athens Re- view, where the editor took it and said she was going to print it on the front page. Then he wouldn't tell her who he was. But I knew. Continued on page 9A Who... ? Will pay for the Schools? News Analysis - Part 1 County Judge County Judge Tommy Smith deep veins in the judge's leg. Continued on page IOA C0iant' ," Judge Tommy Smith came home after a successful twelve and a half hour surgical ordeal Tuesday. His wife, Katy, said "We're so pleased. He looks better than he has in a long time.' The eleven year veteran of the County Commissioner's Court was in Dallas's Zale Lipshy University Hospital for the repair of his aorta which has suffered infection from a graft placed there earlier. The re- placement material for recon- structing the major arterie lead- ing from the heart came from W'W2 vets...Malakoffwants Malakoff ISD is looking for a few good men and women who passed up their high school diplomas to serve their country during and just after World War Two. The School system is hoping to hold a "graduation ceremony" as part of the Veterans Day obser- vance the weekend of Novem- ber It ........................... The program is in response to a new state law signed by Continued on page IOA official lauds local cl ub Joann Parkman, District gratulated the local Rotary Governor for Rotary, drew a for having an extremely good laugh from MISD Superin- year recruiting new members tendent Dan Rose during her and supporting teachers and visit last week to Malakoff students through programs in Rotary. Mrs. Parkman con- Malakoffschools. 9 ...Rotmd & ABOUT By Richard Townley Nothing to 'boo' Henderson County 4- H'ers fan out to collect canned goods for the county's food banks. Cos- tumed kids do trick or treats for a good cause on Halloween ...... Kids and the news MalakoffNews is must reading in classes using newspapers for textbooks in Malakoff, Trinidad and Cross Roads. Latest part- ners in the Newspapers in Education program Sul- phur River Gathering LP of Eustace and East Texas Meglical Center, Athens. Early voting late call Friday's final day for early voting in next Tuesday's election on 19 statewide Constitutional amendments .... the elec- tion no one cares about, but should .... 6 %to 8% of registered voters expected to turn out. Some major is- sues, involving hundreds of millions, major industries, services to blind children and the mentally ill and re- tarded, plus water for the future. Nothing there that would cause ME take a half hour out of my busy day. How about you? By Richard Townley : , i.:; 2" We're all a little more knowledgeable sinceSe tember llth. Not necessarily for the better. We kno more about the physics of hurtling forces and their effect on objects previously thought immovable. We know more than we want to know about anthrax and the geography of Afghanistan. It is a time of chaff ing priorities and a whole new way of looking government. We like big government now...a weli armed one, We seem to be saying "Whatever :i[ takes...just make me feel secure again." Dan Rose wants to know how all this will translate into dob lars for education in the New American Heartland. As Superintendent of the "I have always viewed the edu- Malakoff Independent School cation funding process from the District Rose has a front row basic assumption that what is seat at one of the most bitterly good for any one student should fought political engagements of be good for all students. We this century: the battle for equi- cannot rely on the distribution table school funding. He says: Continued on page 10,4 Former Ci0000Secretary actions were "provocative in nature '' The City of Log Cabin has doing took place, the city's air- fired back at its former City Secretary alleging that Rebecca Morse "expressly in- vited" any alleged inappropri- ate behavior by City Adminis- trator Chris Bothwell. While denying that any such wrong- swer to Morse's $3 Million law- suit was that the city had gov- ernmental immunity and that the "entire petition against THE CITY OF LOG CABIN should be dismissed." Continued on page IoA Trinity Valley Community College sophomore Adriane Brow: of Malakoff stands with her father Rev. Gaylord Brown a ter being crowned the 2001 Homecoming Queen Saturda)Z Students elected Brown the queen from a field of 14 no- nees. She represented the Music Department. Would You Give A Cold Kid A Coat? The Malakoff News has learned that over half of the kids in Malakoff schools live in economically disadvan- taged families. That means some kids are going to face the winter without some basic necessities, like a winter coal If your kids have outgrown a coat and you're won- dering what to do with it, PLEASE donate it to KOATS FOR KIDS, sponsored by the News and Cedar Lake Nursing Home. You can drop them off- any size, but in good condition please - at the following locations between now and November 16th. THANK YOU on behalf of the kids and: The Malakoff News, 111 East Mitcham St. and Cedar Lake Nursing Home, 1611 W. Royall Blvd. Stewart Motor Co., Inc. We want to be YOUR transportation Center! (){) N. Beatiln * (:orsicana, "I*X 751 I() * www: M cwartiilotors.com 9()