Cherry Pie Cookies are festive

These are some very festive looking cookies for the Christmas season. Very easy and are sure to be a hit! Christmas just isn’t Christmas at our house without cookies! Cherry Pie Cookies ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup margarine, softened 2 cups flour ¾ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 21 oz. can cherry … Read more

Intermediate students put on ‘Best Pageant’

Do you want to experience the real meaning of Christmas? Attend the play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” presented by The H. G. Temple Intermediate Theatre Class Thursday, Dec. 18. Hopefully, you opened your Free Press today in time to read this and attend the performance tonight because you will have already missed the Wednesday … Read more

Christmas Wassail good hot or cold

My good friend Michele Smith and I worked at First Bank and Trust years ago. She is also with Angelina County now. She gave this holiday recipe to me one year and it is really good hot OR cold. Christmas Wassail 4 qt. unsweetened apple juice 1 qt. pineapple juice 1 TBSP. whole cloves 2 … Read more

Power restored in time for Thanksgiving meal

The First United Methodist Church held The Sacrament of Holy Baptism for Richard James Burchfield and Abney Kenneth Siegling. Parents are Jamie and Steven Burchfield and grandparents are Suzy and Darrell Durham. Parents are Kathryn and Noel Siegling and grandparents are Tempe and Jerrell Durham. The flowers on the altar were in memory of Lillian … Read more