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03

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : November 3, 2011

Community Calendar is published in each issue free of charge. Deadline for publication is 5 p.m. Monday. To place an item in Community Calendar, call 903-489-0531 or fax items to 903-489-2543. Items may also be dropped off at The Malakoff News office, or e-mailed at malnews@ embarqmail.com.

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Oct

28

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : October 28, 2011

Community Calendar is published in each issue free of charge. Deadline for publication is 5 p.m. Monday. To place an item in Community Calendar, call 903-489-0531 or fax items to 903-489-2543. Items may also be dropped off at The Malakoff News office, or e-mailed at malnews@ embarqmail.com.

Rotary Club meetings
The Rotary Club of Malakoff, chartered March 29, 1939 meets noon each Tuesday at the Flagg House, located at 207 E. Main Street. The group serves the people of the Malakoff area, students and faculty at Malakoff ISD, and the students at Cross Roads High School. “A small but powerful group of motivated people in service to their communities.” For information, contact Jeanie Seely at 903-489-2266.

CR Haunted House
There will be a haunted house at the old hospital in Athens Oct. 29-30. The haunted

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Oct

27

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : October 27, 2011

Here is a list of the Halloween and Fall Festival events which have been submitted to The Malakoff News.

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Oct

24

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : October 24, 2011

Halloween at the Hatchery

The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will host the annual Halloween at the Hatchery the evening of Thursday, Oct. 27.

Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
The event runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is expected to attract about 3,000 people. No one will be admitted before 6:00 p.m., and no pets are allowed. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Admission is $1 per person; proceeds will benefit the Rainbow Room

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Oct

20

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : October 20, 2011

Above, a shirt in memory of Kristi Morris hangs on the Clothesline Project at last week's Domestic Violence Awareness Month rally at the courthouse in Athens. Kristi was 22 when she was gunned down in front of her 2-year-old daughter. The shooter was her husband. Her mother, Terry Dreier spoke about the experience at the rally.

By Michael V. Hannigan

ATHENS – In June 2009, 22-year-old Kristi Morris was gunned down in front of her 2-year-old daughter. The shooter was her husband, Matt Morris.

“Every day since that day my heart aches for my daughter,” said her mother, Terry Dreier. “I miss her so much and my life will never be the same.”

Dreier spoke at the Domestic Violence Awareness Month rally on the steps of the Henderson County Courthouse last week.

“When you hear somebody talk about domestic violence, you tend to think, ‘It could never happen to me,’ ‘I could never let anyone treat me like that,’ or ‘That just happens to a few people,’” she said. “You might wonder how anyone could stay in such a situation.

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