Jan

06

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : January 6, 2012

By Emily Lundy
Special to The News
Here we go – another year!

Some are still coughing after having viruses or infections in the breathing department. Of course, we still need rain, but I’ve seen water standing as we call it in fields and ditches, a rare sight.

Was your New Year Eve’s celebration wild or mild. We usually hit in between. At

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Dec

19

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 19, 2011

By Emily Lundy

Friends, neighbors, work groups, churches, organizations, schools – everyone it seems is getting together for parties of food and good will. Trinidad ISD will have had its Christmas program Thursday, Dec. 14, with a meal served before

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Dec

09

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 9, 2011

By Emily Lundy

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.” The weather played havoc with residents’ Christmas decorations in yards during Sunday night’s rain, but we’ll rebuild.
In our situation, once we had the funds to decorate and not spend on young children, we were too old to get the job done. My tree becomes smaller each year. I don’t like packing items up afterward by myself regardless of promises of help.

Malakoff and Trinidad have lost a dear lady, Betty Jean Williams Matthews Inman, 84, who was in CCNursing and

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Dec

02

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : December 2, 2011

By Emily Lundy

Thanksgiving has come and gone, Black Friday went off as expected, and we are into the Christmas Season of 2011. I don’t know where to start – cards, gifts, decor, cookie making, or baskets of surprises.

As I’m an adult with the syndrome that fights order and organization, I’ll most likely do a little each day.

The Trinidad Methodist Church wants to invite everyone

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Nov

23

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 23, 2011

By Emily Lundy
Special to The news
Counting blessings can be an eye-opener. Some of mine are making an appearance now, before Thursday arrives. A grandson, 12, will be out of his school for the week and has come on a Sunday night to visit Gramp and Grump and to try out my apnea machine for CPAP (and I thought this machine would scare them). Some have asked to play with the breath reliever before.

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Nov

17

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 17, 2011

By Emily Lundy

When we relocated from West Texas (Big Spring, Coahoma) closer to our East Texas roots, excitement abounded about the filling of the new lake, Cedar Creek. It was the summer of 1971, and we bought a lake lot in Dixie Isle with 120 feet on the water but, of course, the water was one-half mile from our property. Talk of water sheds, the topography of the land, the nearness of Cedar Creek and the Trinity River had all been thought

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Nov

11

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 11, 2011

By Emily Lundy
Special to The News
Our area was filled with outside sales over the weekend. I counted at least four. Two were on the highway, one, at least in a church, another up Highway 274. I hope all were profitable.

We’re positive rain will fall any day and let some fall plants grow. I read once a country

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Nov

04

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : November 4, 2011

By Emily Lundy
Special to The News
How strange to have the house as cool or cooler than outside. That’s our weather news this morning.

Allergies, infections, cataracts and more are sending friends and neighbors to the doctor. Some need necessary surgery but have to clear up infections first.

Mary Reed on Lone Star Road will be moving to a smaller living space soon, still close enough

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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

28

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

By Emily Lundy

How happy I am about the weather and the rain, but here’s hoping more rain finds us. We’ve lost one pine tree, a beauty, and a magnolia tree in the back. Of course, the front array of long-planted bushes and greenery are now a pitiful brown. When we lived near Big Spring in the sixties, one city dweller with a sloping yard from his house to the street painted his “yard” grass green. He was almost famous, or his yard was.

Here it is almost November. Birthdays begin in our family

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