Cass Maddux is the son of Jimmy and Connie Maddux of Garner. Cass is a 2004 graduate of Millsap High and manager of Garner Pipe and Supply. Mindy Manley is the daughter of William and Suzy Manley of Lakeside. She is a 2000 graduate of Azle High School, a 2004 graduate of Texas Women’s University and is currently employed at Texas Health as a technician. The couple were engaged on Valentines Day and plan a June wedding. They will reside in Garner.
THE IDLE AMERICAN: Old, new, borrowed, blue ...
Dissection of notes found in the pocket of an old suit isn’t easy. Maybe they were scrawled during the lull in a wedding ceremony, or to jog my memory of a joke for later use.
NOW HEAR THIS: The blessing of memories
Many years ago, shortly after I retired from the Navy, I was sitting around shooting the breeze with my brother David when he remarked that he regretted never serving in the military and experiencing the things I had seen.
BIRTH: Kendal MaCrae Chriestenson
Robert and Terrie Chriestenson are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kendal MaCrae Chriestenson.
THE IDLE AMERICAN
In 1949, when Stilwell, Oklahoma’s, “Strawberry Festival” was just one year old, crooners were applauded when they cut loose with “Dear Hearts and Gentle People.”
NOW HEAR THIS
During this past Fourth of July weekend, I did what I frequently do.
Master gardeners seek a few good members
Master gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers and gardens. They are enthusiastic, willing to learn, willing to help others and able to communicate with diverse groups of people.
Warfield’s ghost story featured on the Internet
The web publisher Every Day Fiction announced on its blog it will feature Gerald Warfield’s “beautiful ghost story” in its Father’s Day edition.
FIRE WISE AND WATER SMART
A nice damp, 30-foot-wide, low-growing landscape is the best way to stop a wildfire.
Caring for those who have borne the battle
With all the recent controversy surrounding the healthcare provided to our veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, I can’t resist the opportunity to weigh in with a few thoughts of my own.
SEIBERT: Reflections on summertime ...
Well, the time is here once again. We had a little winter this year, but summer is upon us. We’re having temperatures in the 90s, and very little rain appears to be in sight. I would not trade to live in any state other than Texas, you understand, but summer is surely not my favorite season of the year.
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