Feb

09

Posted by : admin | On : February 9, 2012

Filing for municipal and school board elections in Henderson County opened this week and will run through March 5.

Voters will go to the polls in Malakoff, Log Cabin, Gun Barrel City, Chandler, Athens and Athens ISD.

(READ MORE IN THIS WEEK’S PRINT EDITION OF THE MALAKOFF NEWS, ON STANDS NOW.)

Jan

31

Posted by : admin | On : January 31, 2012

Jan

20

Posted by : admin | On : January 20, 2012

The Henderson County Black History Committee held its annual candlelight event in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday night at New Hope Corinth CME Church in Malakoff. The guest speaker was the Rev. Marcus Jones of Mt. Providence Baptist Church of Athens, who preached on “turning the world upside down.” The event brought community leaders such as (above from left) the Revs. Joey Baggett, Bill Burton and Derryl Jackson.

Jan

02

Posted by : admin | On : January 2, 2012

By Michael V. Hannigan

The final 2011 edition of The Malakoff News is on the stands, the traditional time we release the Top 5 Stories of The Year.

I select the stories based on three factors: the number of people impacted, the amount of media coverage, and the amount of discussion generated in the community.

Every year I put together this list, and every year I am amazed at the type of stories that come out of our small community. There are two stories on the list this year that received not only state, but national attention. One was even picked up overseas.

But the top spot didn’t go to either of those stories. Instead, the top story was the resolution of a long-running controversy.

1. ROCK BUILDING REOPENS

This marks the fifth consecutive year that Malakoff ISD’s Old Rock Building has been on this list, and that in itself makes it worthy of the top spot. There have been more stories written, more arguments between

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Dec

21

Posted by : admin | On : December 21, 2011

Dec

17

Posted by : admin | On : December 17, 2011

By Michael V. Hannigan

I will be posting live updates from the nativity rally on the Henderson County square today on our Facebook page. Please feel free to follow. I probably will not interact as much with readers as I normally do because I am on my phone, but will try and update often.

Dec

07

Posted by : admin | On : December 7, 2011

Nov

14

Posted by : admin | On : November 14, 2011

A detail of soldiers removes the casket containing the remains of SFC Benny Don Rogers from the wagon that carried him to the grave site in Willow Springs Cemetery Saturday, Nov. 11, 2011. SFC Rogers was listed as MIA from a battlefield during the Korean War in November 1950. His remains were identified just recently. See more photos on The Malakoff News Facebook Page.

 

Aug

22

Posted by : admin | On : August 22, 2011

With students returning to school this week, The Malakoff News Online highlights five new administrators around our coverage area. The profiles below are in each person’s own words. Here’s the lineup:
Monday: MISD Superintendent Randy Perry
Tuesday: MHS Principal Daniel Barton
Wednesday: CRES Principal Cathy Sulak
Thursday: CRJH Principal Julie West
Friday: TISD Superintendent Corey Jenkins

Randy Perry


Age: 52
Family: Married to Brenda for 32 years; son, Sam, 24 years old, just married to Courtney on June 11. Sam is a teacher-coach at Willis High School.
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Education: BA, Political Science, 1982, UTA; MA, Education, 2003,also Principal

Aug

22

Posted by : admin | On : August 22, 2011

We are entering the season when people declare their intention to run for the presidency of The United States. These people appear on programs like “Face the Nation” and answer questions from the host of the show. They answer questions from the audience at Town Hall meetings.
“What are you going to do about jobs?”, “What are you going to do about the deficit