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Balloon artist brings joy to residents
Grandview-based balloon artist Aimee Pryor, aka Miss Aimee the Balloon Lady, brought smiles, fun and new skills to a group of area residents at Community Opportunities Inc. this week.
A passion to serve
What started as a welcome committee intended to help new residents of The Retreat get to know more about Cleburne and Johnson County has morphed into a volunteer committee through which residents of the gated housing development southwest of town get involved in community service.
Monica Faram: Pictures are worth a million words
Like any proud momma, I have taken about three pictures a day of my child since she was born almost two years ago. I'm not kidding.
Heart like a rookie
After 45 years in the fire service, he still has the same enthusiasm as a rookie. “When the tones go off, he’s jumping on the truck to go,” said Keith Scarbrough, Cleburne Fire Department assistant chief. Mike Duckworth, 66, has been a member of the CFD since July 3, 1968. He came on board with no training and no idea what he was getting himself in to.
Larue Barnes: Monuments to the past
We look forward to a progressive Cleburne: more businesses, restaurants, job opportunities. It’s not the first time that Cleburnites have longed for improvement.
Larue Barnes: Life of a writer
When Pete Kendall was at McLean Junior High School in Fort Worth, he faithfully delivered the Fort Worth Press. But before he threw his papers, he always read the sports section. He had no idea that someday others would categorize him as a “great” sports writer — and that he, in turn, would instinctively flinch at the sound of the word.
Soapbox racing coming to Keene
It may be an uphill battle to organize a first-time event, attract entries and bring out crowds, even with free admission for the spectators.
Venus woman knows where the bodies are buried
VENUS — Walking through the Venus Memorial Park Cemetery, Nelda Frederick stops after one of the two L-shaped copper wires she holds straight out in each of her hands drops toward the ground and dangles.
Randolph Garner: English colony of Kent
A stagecoach was traveling slowly through the Kimball Bend near the spot where Indian Lodge is now located when a passenger spotted a Native American resting on a rock along the Brazos River. He grabbed his gun and shot him yelling, “I got me an Injun.”
New C-section option a win with moms
A new Cesarean section being offered at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is giving moms the chance to be more involved in their baby’s birth.
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