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Joe Heller

December 26, 2015
Joe Heller

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A chicken way out…

December 19, 2015

At this “turkey time” of year, stories of chickens are decidedly in the background. Clucking is drowned out by gobbles.

The mention of “clucking” brings to mind a vignette destined to become an urban legend, except for a sudden change of location to a pastoral setting where neighbors live acres apart.

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Joe Heller

December 19, 2015
Joe Heller

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Letters to the Editor

December 19, 2015

GOTTA GO!

Seventeen years ago, we packed up our house, moved from the wicked city and brought our babies to God’s Country, aka Granbury TX.

My family members were all born in Texas, and Granbury is THE place to be … We love it here! I’ll never move until they carry me away to the cemetery.

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Good in Hood

December 19, 2015

To submit a Good in Hood, go to www.hcnews.com and click on Submit a Sound Off at the very top.

Your full name will be printed along with your Good in Hood submission.

If you want to Sound Off on issues, please submit a Letter to the Editor at [email protected] Include your name and address (names will be published but not your address).

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Deck the halls, not the store clerks

December 19, 2015

Do you get as tired of people asking “Are you all done with your Christmas shopping?” as you do when it’s summer and they ask, “Hot enough for ya?”

I’m finished with my Christmas shopping, thank God. And my local shopping experiences were great. I encountered nice employees and even nice customers.

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Mom had humor, wit and sweet, sweet love

December 12, 2015

My dear, sweet mom, Ruth Tidwell, passed away Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.

She had lived in Pensacola the past 13 years with my sister, Sandee.

My mom was a great Christian lady. We always went to Sunday school, church and then training union.

Sister Sandee and I were loved by our parents.

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Favorite preacher, Fred Folk, would say: ‘I’m just a sinner’

December 12, 2015

In the rural climes for Freestone County in the late 1940s and 1950s, my first and only church experience for years was The Luna Missionary Baptist Church.

Luna was a little crossroads community about eight miles south of Teague.

It is in that general area that both the Webb and Thornton (my mother) families grew from the early 1800s into the mid- and late-1900s.

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Joe Heller

December 12, 2015
Joe Heller

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This Is Hood County

December 12, 2015
This Is Hood County

Granbury High School seniors (from left) Caitlin Pinson and Emily Richmond had a host of festive Christmas baked goods to offer Granbury – A Candlelight Tour patrons. The sidewalk bake sale benefited Project Graduation.

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