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John Watson: A golf legend
Ben Hogan, just the name conjures up images of some of golf’s greatest legends: Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead. Just a little interesting trivia; all three of these great players were born in 1912. There will likely be a centennial celebration of this trio this year.
John Watson: Milford, Texas
Milford is a small town on Texas 77 in the southwest corner of Ellis County, midway between Hillsboro and Waxahachie. Like many small Texas towns, it is rich in history.
John Watson: A sticky wicket
As most of you know, things do not always go as planned. We recently met two of our grandsons in Stephenville to visit the Chicken House Flea Market together. We went on Sunday afternoon so they would both be off work. After arriving at the flea market we realized we had gone on the wrong weekend, as no one was there.
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John Watson: Clark Gardens adds scarecrow trails for October
The Clark Gardens are located on 35 acres of land a few miles east of Mineral Wells on Maddux Road. On the first weekend in October, they have had a fall festival at the gardens for several years. This year’s festival was billed as the “Spiciest Festival Around,” complete with a chili cook-off and salsa tasting. However, something new was added this year.
John Watson: Taking the night train to Galveston a memorable experience
What could be more interesting to a teenager than spending a few days each summer on the beach at Galveston? I got to spend my time on the beach back in the 1950s.
John Watson: A pressing matter
I recently received some pictures via email from Diane Hall at the Times-Review with the subject, “What the heck is it?” Someone had brought the pictures to the newspaper office enquiring about what was in the pictures. He had taken the pictures to Layland Museum, and no one there knew what it was.
- John Watson: The red brick road
Thursday rodeo dedicated to God
Thursday night’s PRCA performance has been dedicated as “God and Country Night,” with the assistance of Pastor Russ Weaver and Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church in Egan.
Joshua man jailed for DWI third or more
A 59-year-old Joshua man was in Johnson County Law Enforcement Center Monday on charges of DWI third or more with open container.
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