from The Malakoff News
Friday, July 1, 1949
The new Texaco service station, which has been under construction for the past several weeks on the Paul Bankston property at the Terry Street-Highway 31 intersection is now rapidly nearing the completed state and will be ready for occupancy within the next several days.
The new building of brick, concrete, and steel construction is being built according to the specifications of The Texas Company and will be under lease to that organization for a ten-year period. The structure is fully equipped into a modern service station with rest rooms, washing and grease racks, and includes attractive office and showroom quarters.
Bill Bradshaw of Malakoff has accepted the contract from the lease holders for the operation of the station and has been busy this week laying in his stocks and supplies in order to have everything in readiness for the opening day.