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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.
Can you hear me now?
The Cleburne Toastmasters Club this month is celebrating a decade of helping people speak more clearly.
Toastmasters International was founded in 1924.
Fort Wainwright military police prepare for Arctic winter temperatures
FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska — As the snow poured from the clouds making it difficult to tell the difference from sky and ground, plow trucks took to the streets and the soldiers of 472nd Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion took to the field.
Choose lighter fare this Thanksgiving
Statistics indicate the average Thanksgiving dinner exceeds 3,000 calories. That is more calories than a person should eat in an entire day, much less a single meal.
Called to the cross
The idea behind the crosses Cleburne resident Ralph Garrett taught residents of the Johnson County Christian Lodge to make is to encourage giving, Garret said.
Breaking down barriers
Breast cancer is the most common cancer, other than skin cancers, among American women, and the American Cancer Society estimates that one in every eight women in the country — about 12 percent of American women — will develop breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.
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