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    Meanderings

    An aged Mesquite in my backyard has begun the annual process of producing green leaves, renewing the legend another winter season is now history. As another Holy Season approaches, we pause to pray for an end to…

  • Features,  Meanderings

    Meanderings

    A full moon has been peeking behind a coverlet of clouds. Known as a “Wolf Moon”, the occurrence on Friday received its name from Native Americans who witnessed the lonely howl of wolf packs in search of…

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    Meanderings

    Best wishes go to the readers of “Meanderings” during the new year of 2020. I am finding it a bit difficult to play “catch-up” after a sabbatical during the fleeting days of 2019. Sincere condolences are extended…

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    Meanderings – April 3, 2019

    Among wildflowers brightening the landscape are my favorite, those with the name of “Sweet Kate by the Garden Gate” Spiderwort. Plants can be purchased at this season of the year; however, mine are voluntary and range in…

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    Meanderings – March 27, 2019

    The formal opening of Kimble County Historical Museum on Saturday afternoon was an overwhelming success when a capacity crowd attended the festive celebration hosted by the Kimble County Historical Commission.

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    Meanderings – March 20, 2019

    Sometimes it is difficult to realize the new year of 2019 is rapidly advancing. Wednesday, March 20, marks the date for the Vernal (or Spring) Equinox, when the day and night are the same length.

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    Meanderings – March 13, 2019

    Kimble County Historical Commission members are delighted to announce the Interpretative Wing of our community’s new museum is now complete! Everyone is invited to join us for an open house and a stroll through the “chapters” of…

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    Meanderings – March 6, 2019

    Everyone is invited to be present to help celebrate the completed renovation of the Kimble County Historical Museum at 2101 North Main and Hospital Drive. An open house of the facility will feature a free tour Saturday…

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    Meanderings – February 27, 2019

    Saturday, March 2, will mark the 183rd anniversary of the day Texas declared her independence, triggering the tragic fall of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. The massacre at Goliad occurred Palm Sunday, March 27, of that…

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    February 20, 2019

    In the presence of his grandparents, parents, and family members and a host of friends, Brady Herbst, an outstanding Junction High School senior, was honored Saturday afternoon at a Washington Day tea and was presented a prestigious…

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