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Letter to the Editor

November 8, 2014

Germanfest was great

Thanks to sponsors of Germanfest. Brave Combo dance band was great! Good food! Perfect weather for an outdoor evening! Pure enjoyment! Please make this an annual event.

Frances C. Fowler

Granbury

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Joe Heller

November 8, 2014
Joe Heller

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Love them more than lasterday

November 8, 2014

I’m absolutely in love with Finley’s current age.

She’ll be 4 in January, and her “best cousin” Bennett will be 4 in February.

Because of their closeness in age and the fact that my mom keeps them during the week, they’ve always been more like twins than cousins.

Watching them play together is one of my favorite things.

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Time for council to see reality

November 8, 2014

The Granbury City Council once again is making decisions that not only are not in the city’s best interest, but could actually do damage.

Tuesday night, council members voted to spend up to $27,000 to hire a search firm to help in the hunt for a new city manager.

That’s $27,000 in taxpayer money – on top of $11,500 the council agreed in September to spend on a tourism consultant.

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Mitchell-Truit feud brought back to life

November 1, 2014

The intriguing 1874 Mitchell-Truit feud and subsequent hanging of Nelson “Cooney” Mitchell north of Granbury shone brighter in the public spotlight for the first time since that frenzied event about 140 years ago.

It was a hit.

“That was so cool,” said Mitchell-Truit feud researcher Goldie Posey, an Oklahoma resident.

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From hobo to vixen to elastic pants

November 1, 2014

Halloween masks and costumes have come a long way since I was a kid.

For some reason, one particular memory of a Halloween from my childhood stands out, and I have no idea why.

I remember arriving home from school on Halloween and pulling a hobo costume together by raiding my dad’s closet.

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Get happy and start cooking

November 1, 2014

Food season is upon us, the time of year we behave like squirrels.

Think about it.

We gather and plan, cook and scurry hither and there to meet head-on with Thanksgiving rounding the corner, then turn to embrace the onset of Christmas, mere weeks away.

I love it and approach this time of year with food as a major focus.

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Joe Heller

November 1, 2014
Joe Heller

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Solution from a reformed confessed recipe hoarder

October 25, 2014

Several years ago, I started putting together a family cookbook.

Coming from a family of foodies, when I requested recipes from family members, I was inundated with several hundred recipes.

Not surprisingly, most of them came from my mother.

When it comes to recipes, I take after her. We have hoarded them.

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014

She’s watching tax money

The recent letter to the editor which was lambasting Councilwoman Rose Myers shows why good people don’t run for office.

I cannot vote for Rose but believe me, I would if I could. We do, however, attend most of the City Council meetings.

She is keeping her campaign promises.

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