We thought it practically impossible to improve on good, ol’ fashioned cheesecake… well, that is until we tried Ilean Benvenuti’s chocolate chip version! Not only does this delectable creation have chocolate chips, it also boasts an Oreo cookie crust! It really doesn’t get much better than that.
See step-by-step photos of Ilean’s recipe and thousands of other goodies from other home cooks at: www.justapinch.com/chocolatecheesecake
You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win!… Read the rest
by mark wilson
Billie Sol Estes was buried Saturday, but the public perception of his as a high-stakes swindler will probably never die.
But his family and others who knew him well formed radically different opinions because of his personal warmth and generosity.
Estes was found dead in his deCordova Bend Estates home May 13 at age 88, after a lifetime of controversy and scandals that began when he went on trial in 1962, accused of illegal activities including fraud related to cotton allotments and a federal crop subsidy program when he lived in Pecos.… Read the rest
“While we are reading, we are all Don Quixote.
“Learning to Listen”
Dr. Brazelton learned to love children when he took expert care of little cousins during family Sunday lunches in Waco, Texas. In this book of memoirs, Dr. Brazelton recounts his life as “the world’s most trusted pediatrician.” During the 50 years, his studies and his exquisite observations into newborn behavior has led the world to see babies in an entirely new light.… Read the rest
The breathtaking Field of Flags is returning to Granbury for Memorial Day weekend. The display features 1,000 American flags in tribute to those serving, or who previously served, in the Armed Forces.
Sponsored by the U.S. Veterans Museum, the flag display is moving to the property next to Spring Creek Barbeque, 317 E. Highway 377.
Last year some people were unable to access the display located across a sandy pasture, according to Tom Green, director of the U.S.… Read the rest
Bands on the balconies are coming to the square for Granbury’s Memorial Day Celebration.
“It’s something different,” Brenda Hyde said of the bands playing on balconies. Hyde is events coordinator for the Historic Granbury Merchants Association. Josh Winters, who is chairing the Memorial Day committee, came up with the idea, according to Hyde.
In addition to vendors on the square and eating contests, the Memorial Day Celebration includes a special veterans ceremony at 9 a.m.… Read the rest
A training and organizational meeting for instructors with the Good News Club is planned Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Spring Creek Barbeque, 317 E. Highway 377.
The training and curriculum materials to host a club are free of charge this year.
Those interested in attending the training individually or with a team should contact the CEF Area Director, Valery Raney at 817-705-1827.… Read the rest
Gateway Community Church
ready for ‘Motivatin’ Music’
Praise Incorporated will be in concert Sunday, May 19, 2013 for the Sunday morning worship service at Gateway Community Church, 1200 Temple Hall Highway.
Praise Inc has become one of the fastest rising groups in Southern Gospel Music. Steve, Ron, Dodd and Greg have hearts for the Lord and combined decades of music experience.Wanting their audiences to have a great time, they present the gospel through what they call “Motivatin’ Music.” … Read the rest
The day Jennifer Barrington found out on her lunch break at Home Depot that a Christian benefactor in Colorado was going to pay for her to get a college education, she sat in her car on the parking lot and cried.
It had been 18 years since her high school graduation when, in 2011, Barrington became one of the first students to walk through the doors of Weatherford College’s new Granbury campus.… Read the rest