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25

Posted by : Press release | On : October 25, 2011


Local artist Daniela Matchael shows off her painting at the Trinity Valley Community College music department’s fall concert. Matchael was commissioned to create the piece for the Cardinal Friends of Music Organization. (Courtesy Photo)

When Daniela Matchael was commissioned to create a painting for the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinal Friends of Music, it seemed like the ideal project.

“I was extremely honored,” said Matchael. “This was a way to give back to such wonderful faculty, staff and students of the TVCC family.”

Matchael, who was born in Brazil, has been living in the United States since 1997. She moved to Athens a year and

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Oct

21

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : October 21, 2011

Malakoff Detective Sergeant Floyd Thomas holds his Hope Award in front of the Clothesline Project at last week’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month rally.

By Michael V. Hannigan

Malakoff Detective Sergeant Floyd Thomas recently received the Hope Award from the East Texas Crisis Center.

The award was presented at the Crisis Center’s annual Wine and Cheese event held this year on Oct. 7.
Recipients are chosen because of “their dedication in helping victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes in the community.”

In a letter announcing the award, Crisis Center Director of Outreach Donna Johnson wrote, “Officer Thomas’s work

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Oct

21

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : October 21, 2011

The Cedar Creek Cowboys of Malakoff are headed to the World Series! The Deep East Texas Baseball Association World Series that is. The league consists of 10 of the best select 11U baseball teams in East Texas. It is a two-day event to be held in Marshall, Texas on Oct. 29-30. Pictured above are the Cedar Creek Cowboys, back row from left, Coach Derek Rogers, Coach Bill Borchart, Coach Stephen Burkhalter; front row from left, Trent Harris-2, Jensen Smith-9, Cameron Rogers-6, Kobe Borchardt-99, Chandler Carter-10, Hunter Davis-38, Kobey Roberts-12, Cory Strawn-24, Dalton Burkhalter-32, Cody Strawn-55, Joshua Wilson-34.

 

Oct

21

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : October 21, 2011

By Emily Lundy

If you were not at TISD Homecoming, you missed loads of fun. People seemed happy everywhere I went. Out of 12 events I can count for the long weekend, I had to miss two to cook and nap. The rest I attended and saw people I’m glad to know. The best part about homecoming here has to do with our smallness in size as a community. We usually know the majority of people or can ask “Are you an ex? married to one?” or something else without embarrassment. Friendliness seems the key

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Oct

20

Posted by : Press release | On : October 20, 2011

The 2011 Trinidad ISD Homecoming Queen and King are Peyton Lindsey and Blane Skiles. Both students are seniors at THS. Lindsey is the daughter of Ronnie Lindsey and Lori Ellis. Skiles is the son of Dana Work and K.K. Skiles. The crowning took place at THS football field on Saturday, Oct. 14.

(Editor’s Note: Sorry this photo didn’t make this week’s print edition. The photographer we expected to take the photo fell through late last Saturday and we weren’t able to track down a photo until this morning. Thank you very much to Trinidad ISD for finding the photo.)