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The _akof fNews, day, Dee. !7,1981--m By LORI CALLAWAY are also noel candles in the presents chen table is covered with a red cloth home has been called room. trimmed in lace that was a gift to her tag the "Christmas Showplace" The Christmas themeis evident in the from a friend last Christmas. A live bathroom and kitchen as well. The kit- voinaetUa is the centerviece. Christmas i i:ii i ii!i !ill THEY ARE WELCOME at the Christmas table of Nannle Drake in Malakoff by the warm glow from the trimmed with Christmas greenery and from the serving table at th, side. The dining room holds only a portion of in the Drake home. (Staff Photo by Lori Callaway) went to see last week, and ake's decorations are show. she said. has collected ornaments throughout her life and enough supply now to turn into a Christmas fantasy an individual design decor. In addition, each and each trinket has a to her. tree, located in the living decorated with corcheted white dove, silver bells and There is an angel at underneath. in the living room lamps, a miniature nativity a copy of the Lord's Prayer The piano is decorated with and green bells and candles reindeer collection. place of L a corner table. It was one of decorations in the collection, : /:!i(~ /~ : :~i!!) ; ~i , to enjoy it, too." " elf dolls from Germany that ................ to her by a deceased Robert "Bud" Stogner. She. a Santa from Germany and a i card that has a small opening for each day in also has a "Present ............. is a mini-tree in it with e animal figurines all grouped animals are there to until they are EVERYTHING IS LIKE CHRISTMAS in the Drake home from as," she said. The/'e to the table top of poinsettias. (Staff Photo byLoriCallaway) the scone mirror Repr.cessing nuclear fuel saves energy... Rcpr ~ce ~ he, ,duminum cans rcduces waste pr,,blems and also saves energy. S. u,. d rcl.,,ce~.~ine, nuclem tuel, TEXAS P()WER & LI(;HI" C()MPANY A tax-paying, inve*tor-owned electric utility mice decorate cabinet and tabletops and holiday towels and pot holders are evident. The bathroom is ready for holiday guests with red guest towels and cloths and even Christmas soap and toilet tissue. The fireplace in the den is the focal point of attention. The mantle holds a nativity scene with numerous figurines. It has twinkling lights to add to the scene. A large basket of pine cones, pine branches and red poinsettias decorate the hearth along with two giant Kalancho plants on either side. Each doorway of the home is decorated with bells and mistletoe and a crocheted Santa is on each doorknob. Red candles, bows and holly are used to fill in at various points of the home. Even the pot plants have been adorned with bows. Mrs. Drake has managed to decorate her home to where guests can almost feel that they have see a part of Santa's Workshop. The decor is not confined to the inside of the home alone. Outside there are wreaths on both doors and the front porch has a mini tree on it with lights outlining the entire front of the home. A large nativity scene and a Santa on his sleigh is in the front yard. Mrs. Drake said that she uses the same items every year but uses dif- ferent ideas for a different decor. In addition, she adds something each year. It will be a "Merry Christmas" at the Drake home with all the holiday cheer. Local 4-H'ers attend district food showing Henderson County was well represented Friday in Paris in the N0r- theast District 4-H Food Show. These 4- H'ers were winners in the County Food Show which was held on Nov. 14th in their age and class division. At District each 4-H competed with 4-H'ers from 19 counties and in their respective divisions. Henderson County participants were Shellina Trickel and Angela Wilson from the Frontier 4-H Club in Frankston; Kim Mattingly, Katha Black and Connie Sonntag from the Malakoff 4-H Club and Kerri Alderman, Brad Rummel and Lisa Hudson of the Pinewood 4-H Club in Athens. The 4-H food leaders responsible for these members success should be congratulated for giving of their time and energy in the county 4-H program, which were: Mrs. Karol Black, Mrs. Wanda Alderman and Mrs. Kathy Ellis. Shot at outlet stores for wardro Imrgain Looking for wardrobe bargains? Consider shopping at outlet stores to save money on items that are close- outs, seconds or irregulars, advises Becky Saunders, a clothing specialist. Most are priced 25-50 percent below retail price, she says. Saunders is on the home economics staff of the Texas Agricultural Exten- sion Service, The Texas A&M Univer- sity System. ":i:; i/ i BELLS, DOVE AND ANGELS are all part of the decorations on Mrs. Drake's Christmas tree. 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