Ruth Mullins enjoys another ‘zero’ birthday

On Dec. 29 Ruth Mullins celebrated one of those milestone birthdays that end in zero, although she certainly doesn’t look it or act it! Her daughter and favorite son-in-law, Diane and Bob Pennington, invited her to eat at one of their favorite places, Los Jarritos. When Ruth walked in she was pleasantly surprised to hear … Read more

Calianne, Henry earn high marks for semester

Cherri and Clint Teutsch are proud of their daughter Calianne. She has just received her grades for this semester at Texas Tech University. Their smart girl has made the Dean’s List with a 3.58 GPA. They sent a picture of Calianne with her “study partner,” her dog Henry. Also Cherri said on the “frivolous note” … Read more

GPA and two new bundles of joy highlight holidays

Sarah Smith earned a nice Christmas gift for herself and her parents, Eddie and Carolyn Smith — a 4.0 grade-point average for her first semester at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie where she is majoring in Business. She participated in the dual-credit program while a student at Diboll and Angelina College. If she … Read more

The Gift of Ten Thousand Joys

Editor’s note: It’s become kind of a tradition to publish on Christmas and Easter an original story written by Betty Hendrick. We hope you enjoy it. Merry Christmas. The dawning sun had barely touched the sky as Lydia, a 14 year old servant girl in her master’s inn, dressed quickly and reviewed the duties she … Read more

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

Neighbor enjoys holiday visit from relatives

Here it is nearing Christmas and I am still getting Thanksgiving tidbits. Dorothy Hamilton from across the road was happy to have one of her sons, Mitch, and his wife, Christy Hamilton from Richwood. They are both retired and they spent six days with his mom. Mitch’s daughter, Michelle, and Addison and Kevin Patrick of … Read more