Hunter McLeroy

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HAPPY THOUGHTS & PET PEEVES Carolyn (Sue) Hendrick Watching a bride douse her wedding dress with a strongly inflammable liquid as she walked away from taking her wedding vows, I sat in disbelief.  The fire ignited quickly, began to burn, and started to melt away a beautiful white dress that was still being worn.  The [...]

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Gladys and Cletus Russell have been gardening as long as I can remember and that turns into many years. Gladys reported they have had lots of tomatoes, corn and peas. Both of them are in their early-90s and still keep going like the “Pink Bunny,” but at least they do have [...]

Janice Ann Rowe The ladies of the Pine Tree Garden Club are planning their annual fall trip and you are invited to go.  This year’s destination is the Round Top Antiques Fair.  The date is Thursday, Oct. 3.  The fair has vendors from all over the world and offers antiques for your home and garden, [...]

Judicious & Delicious With Judge Esther Barger Here’s a great summertime dessert to top off a summer supper. Blueberry Banana Parfaits l pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 container Cool Whip (8 oz.) 1 pkg. (12 oz.) vanilla wafers 6 bananas, peeled and sliced 3 cups fresh or frozen [...]

Funeral services for Clarita Hampton, 80, of Pollok were held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in the Gann Cemetery. Mrs. Hampton was born September 25, 1932 in Nacogdoches, Texas, and died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in a local hospital. Survivors include her husband of 58 [...]

Funeral services for Tanya Ellison Mettlen, 34, of Burke, were held Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the First Apostolic Church of Burke with Pastor Tommy Jackson, Reverend Wayne Clements, and Pastor Paul Mettlen, Sr. officiating.  Interment was in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery. Tanya was born August 7, 1978 in Montgomery County, Texas [...]

Funeral services for Johnnie Francis Wallace, 81, of Huntington, were held Monday, July 29, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Huntington.  Interment was in the Sims/Rocky Hill Cemetery.  Visitation was from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon at the funeral home. Mrs. Wallace was born April 5, 1932 in Ewing, [...]

Funeral services for Bertha Mae Pavlic, 83, of Diboll, were held Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Diboll with the Reverend Buster Grigg and the Reverend Kenny Hibbs officiating.  Interment was in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Pavlic was born August 15, 1929 in Silsbee, Texas [...]

Summer Vacation is coming to a close and school will be starting at the end of the month. Here are some back-to-school tips for parents to do before school starts to get their children ready for the new school year: * Be sure your child is in good physical and mental health; schedule doctor and [...]

This will be the shortest description of a vacation, but it’s the most I could get from Doug Baldree. Doug, Rita and Garvis Baldree went riding around for five days toward Alabama to visit friends; on to Kentucky to visit distilleries; then to Springfield, Mo., to see the Bass Pro Shop and back home. * [...]