Therapy pets are similar to the average pet because they offer stress relief, comfort and affection.
Cilantro — pronounced [sih-LAHN-troh] — is a member of the carrot family that is also referred to as Chinese Parsley and Coriander. It is the leaves (and stems) of the Coriander plant. Cilantro has a pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking. The leaves look a b…
Summer is my favorite time of the year. However, it is true, that I like the first cool front we have which is usually in late September or early October.
Do your plant selection, soil preparation, and planting soon to give the selected plants time to adapt and develop larger root systems during the dormant time of the rest of the plant.
The Johnson County Master Gardeners are having a Fall Plant Sale along with the Dachshund Days at Hulen Park on Oct. 10. We will start at 9 a.m. and sell until all plants are gone or no later than 4 p.m.
Brussels sprouts — they’re not the same veggies you turned your nose up when the lunch lady filled the spot on your tray you preferred to see French fries when you were a child.
Ahhh, the hot summer days, days for drinking iced tea or lemonade, sitting on the porch or patio with a fan moving the air or just staying indoors and enjoying the air conditioning. What is a vegetable gardener to do? Myself, I start planning my fall and winter garden.
Winston Patrick McGregor Botanical Park, 1628 W. Henderson St., is a city park like no other park in town. It is 10 acres of beauty that was deeded to the city by Mozell Frank Scott.
During World War II, there was a high demand for bee keeping. Since sugar was rationed, honey became the main source of sweetening. Beeswax was used for waterproofing and bees were needed to pollinate the Victory Gardens. Today, with the local food movement and the farm to table, people are …
Bats, just the word alone can cause shivers on people. Thinking that they will bite and you’ll turn into a vampire or that they will get in your hair are just some of the bat myths that will be busted by the Johnson County Master Gardeners.
Tall lone objects, including trees, are likely targets when electrical storms come calling, but the bolt may bounce off one object to another with less resistance before racing into the earth.
This Week's Circulars
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Fri., May 14, at Rosser Funeral Home. Service: 2 p.m. Sat, May 15, at Sand Flat Baptist Church. Burial: Sand Flat Cemetery.
Larry W. Hancock, 87, of Covington passed away May 11, 2021 in Covington. Graveside: 10:00am, Friday, May 14, 2021 in Derden Cemetery, Hill County.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Rosser Funeral Home. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021 at George's Creek Cemetery.
Berta Owens Rhodes, 82, of Alvarado, passed away May 7, 2021 in Fort Worth. Graveside: 2:00pm, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado.
- Cleburne woman killed in Rio Vista wreck
- Texas 171 lane closures begin Wednesday
- Rio Vista child drowns in pool
- Like father, like son; Tommy Engle carries on father’s pet care legacy
- Man fatally shot by police after opening fire
- Pedestrian struck and killed in Burleson
- Rio Vista edges Archer City, 2-1, for area championship
- Rio Vista sweeps Axtell for bi-district title
- Picnic in the Park celebrates 50 years
- Bosher named Johnson County Crime Stoppers board member