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December 31, 1981

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~A--111e ~ News, Thllrsday, Dec. $1,1~1 i t and per year in Henderson adjoining counties Mail your check / DIlR PI RMITS, PI ASI ... . M Ann-deri ncj By Ann I ounsavall Publishing the last paper of 1981 Locally we have the anticipation of a us to crow just a bit brought mixed emotions from the staff new boom for the area with the con- our advances over the past of The Malakoff News this week. struction of a Houston Light and Power our expectations for the future. Traditionally, we close each year Plant and all that will come as a result All local businesses will be with a wrap up of news events of impor- of their location here. We lo0k forward in the special edition that servee tance to the area. We found, as always, to growth, to financial gain, to building year as a selling tool for a mixture of good news and bad, of and to making new friends. Chamber of Commerce. We will miss some of the trees that Our staff will be things to look forward to in a new year and of things we would miss from the the new plant will necessitate businesses and industries removing, we will lose a little of our the month in an effort to old. countryside to the progress, we may community It will be sad to close out 1981 with even become a little more "city" and a the participation that has in Poland in strife, with freedom little less "country." It will take some made it special to the threatened. We hate to leave the year adjustment, but perhaps some of the munity. with a U. S. General being held captive changes will be for the best. The new year already by a group of terrorists. We mourn old In the immediate future The of hard work, expectation friends who have left us and cherish the Malakoff News will be publishing the tietpation, and a lot to look memories of love from the year. annual Malakoff Progress Edition later We hope that it is that 1982 is a good year to look forward to. in the month. The edition is the time for you as you enter 1982. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SOCIAL SECURITY By Jimmy VanBevers Tyler District Manager Social Security Administration Q. My daughter says that I should ap- ~ ministration ply for SSI. Will I have to sell my house in order to qualify? A. No, regardless of value, the home you live In and the land adjacent to it are not counted in determining whether you qualify for SSI. Q. My s0ii is receiving SSI payments because he is disabled. Should I notify Social Security that he will be changing to a special education school beginning this fall? A. Yes. you should notify Social Security of any changes in school at- tendance. Q. When my father had open heart surgery, he received many blood tran- sfusions. Will Medicare pay for all the blood? A. Hospital insurance does not cover the cost of the first three pints of whole bleed or the equivalent quantifies of packed red blood cells but will cover any other related expenses such as ad- and storage. Most providers will not charge for blood if you arrange to have it replaced. Medicare excludes the first three pints from coverage in order to encourage blood replacement. Q. I haven't had any changes in enrollment or income from work since I started receiving social security benefits 2 years ago. Must I complete the "end of school year" report? A. Yes, the form must be completed promptly or your payments may step. Q. My mother died last month, what should I do with the check she received the first of this month? A. The check should be returned unless the check is made out Jointly to a husband and wife. If you are Imsure what to do, contact your nearest social security office. Q. I just received my W-2 form from my employer but he made a typing I III _J I. I I III I II I Era. "L Memberl 1~ tm|J Published Continuously Since 1913 The Malakoff News Publisher .................................................. Dan Dwelle Business Manager .......................................... Tom Finley Editor ................................................. Ann Rounsavall Assistant to the Editor .................................... Lorl Callaway Advertising Representative ............................... Ann Johnston Production. .......................................... Stacy Dunacusky The Malakoff News (326700) is published weekly by Athens Printing co. st Malakoff, Tx., post office address being P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx 75148. Subscription rates: ;,5 per year in Henderson County @3 for senior citizens): 18.50 per year in Texas; 17.~ per year elsewhere in continental United States. Second-classpoetage paid at Malakoff, 'Ix. 75148. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, 'ix. 75148. I,, I Be sure you don't miss a single copy of your newspaper. Just fill in the form below with present address and your new one, and drop it in the mail (or bring it by the office). Present Address: Name_ Address City State Zip New Address: Name_ Address City Mail State Zip to: The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 Yes, ! want to subscribe! ( ) Please send me a one year subscription to The Malakoff closed is my check for $ Name. News. En- Address City __State Zip ( ) Please send a gift subscriptior; i my name. Enclosed is my check for $ Send to: Name. Address City State . Zip SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $5.00 per year in Henderson County $6.50 per year elsewhere in Texas ;7.50 per year elsewhere in continental U.S. Mail to: The Malakeff News P.O. Box 509 Texas 75148 error on it. Should I tel A. Yes, you should. You valuable credit for are not reported correctly to Security. As it is the responsibility to report Social Security, he should issue a corrected W-2 form copy A of that form to Social the address that he sent to. The instructions employer's W-3 form that he from the Internal him how to do this. If he questions, he can call the Revenue Service at the tell.free her listed in his local telephOne tory. Q. My wife and I live in a about 30 miles from the Security office. We have a count at a local bank. How about having deposited directly into count? A. You can simply take Security check into the bank time you go and ask the direct deposit application for check. It should not be you to go to the Social SEcuritY as' the bank will complete it and send it to Social You and your wife should both direct deposit request if names aDPear on one check. Q. I for a lar has its own pension plan. will my Social reduced due to the I'll receive? A. No. Social meant to to build on with other retirement income. Your not affect the amount of Security check. To the editor Malakoff To the Editor: Thanks for reminding me scription was due. For I like and all my friends in Trinidad. Love This holiday seasOO' don't get It can cost you your [icense or YOOf A rernlr~4N' from t~a tt