Seibert: Reflections on our hospital
I can never find enough good words to say about Palo Pinto General Hospital, and I am always amazed at local people who don’t use our hospital and our medical professionals.
FROM A GARDENING PERSPECTIVE: Square foot gardening
There is a lot of talk these days about ways to garden in small areas. “Intensive gardening” means packing as many plants as possible into a given space. One of the easiest methods of Intensive Gardening is explained as “Square Foot Gardening.”
POEM: 'Furry Friends'
Amanda Gentry submitted her poem, "Furry Friends."
SEIBERT: Reflections on a funeral
Wikipedia tells us, “A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, respecting, sanctifying or remembering the life of a person who has died.”
NOW HEAR THIS: Better living through chemistry
With a family history of high blood pressure on my mother’s side of the “tree,” I carefully monitor mine on a daily basis. I bought one of those fancy little BP monitors that keep track of the readings, and it even interfaces with my computer. Each time I visit my family physician, I can take this information for him to review and make appropriate adjustments to my medications as necessary.
Poems by Kiera Stevens
A POET’S CORNER: Mineral Wells native and 2011 Mineral Wells High School graduate Kiera Stevens submitted the two poems below, and we offer them to you for your enjoyment.
WuMo comic strip coming to the Index
Beginning May 1, the Mineral Wells Index will introduce a new comic strip – WuMo.
FROM A GARDENING PERSPECTIVE…
The evidence is everywhere that we have entered the fourth year in a drought cycle.
Engagement - Masterson - Butler
Noel Grace Butler proudly announces the engagement of her parents, Elizabeth Ashley Masterson and Ryan Brent Butler.
Engagement - Veloz - Thornton
Felix and Maria Veloz are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Veloz, to Derek Thornton, son of Tony and Norma Rodriguez of Mineral Wells and Mark and Cindy Thornton of Fort Worth.
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