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Blowing novelist Grey Stone’s cover
By page three, the hero of “The Lenora Assignment” has received the Congressional Medal of Honor, accepted a secret mission from the U.S. attorney general and rescued a ship full of child prostitutes.
As I write this letter
Valentine’s Day and a 1984 general delivery letter, posted on the off chance it would reach its intended recipient, loom large in the story of Burleson husband and wife Johnny and Sandra Green.
We loved them Yeah Yeah Yeah
It was shot in black and white because the bigwigs at United Artists didn’t think it worth wasting money to film, the Beatles’ first film, 1964’s “A Hard Day’s Night,” in color. It received the green light in 1963, well before anyone in America knew or cared who they were. It should have been a mess, akin to the teen junk of the Elvis and ’50s rock-‘n’-roll films that preceded it.
Fossil Rim promotes education for a younger generation
If you travel U.S. 67 to Glen Rose, there is a place that is like the African safari and exotic animals roam freely on 1,800 acres of land — Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
Cleburne artist whittles his life away
The Christmas wonderland that garnished Jackie and Linda Hudson’s Cleburne home is finally safely stowed away, but scheduled to return sometime around November.
CURL UP & SMILE
Hair dryers hummed. Brush rollers were checked. It was time for the great comb out at Cleburne’s Colonial Manor.
Junior Livestock Show
I’ll be honest ... I’ve never been to a livestock show and I wasn’t entirely sure what exactly happens at a livestock show, but I knew it had something to do with animals and winning money. So, as the Johnson County Junior Livestock and Youth Fair show begins this week I was intrigued to learn more about it and was surprised at the number of young people who were involved.
Funny name, serious business
“Vooble Recycling” — It’s a funny name for some serious business, said founder Ryanne Moody.
Recycled Christmas trees: mulch, dunes, habitats
NEW YORK — It’s one of America’s great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused.
The times they are not a changin’
Times, technology and toys change, but some things stay the same: Kids still want stuff for Christmas.
That means they have to write Santa.
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