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Congress passed the following proclamation 241 years ago. “It be recommended to the states...a day of public and solemn Thanksgiving to Almighty God for His mercies”—

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Many people believe that when they die, their spouse, children, or other family members simply inherit all their property as a matter of law; they believe that there is little benefit to paying an attorney to draft a will or that creating trusts controlling their assets after death are thing…

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Late in my sophomore year at Baylor I signed up for a history class with a popular professor. I wasn’t really enthused about that and one night during a dorm bull session, a student mentioned he had taken a course from Paul Baker in the theater department and it opened his mind. I was the ty…

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Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather and enjoy each other – not suffer from food poisoning! Here are a few quick tips to keep your family healthy:

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This book was recommended to me as an excellent one to read. “Stay” (F HYD) by Catherine Ryan Hyde. It is the summer of 1969 and fourteen year-old Lucas Painter seems to have the world on his shoulders. His brother is in Vietnam; his parents are locked in a never-ending struggle and his best…

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Good Morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum! This will be the last of these transmissions. I am sorry to have to spread them out over several weeks of time, but to do them all at once would have been too much information for the Comanche Chief and the De Leon Free Press to print …

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Texas is right in the middle of the southern border of the United States with a lengthy coastline along the Gulf of Mexico. The state is 850 miles wide and nearly that tall. Separated from Mexico by the Rio Grande, the Texas/Mexico border is the longest international border of any state in the US.

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Just a reminder that the Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th, for Veteran’s Day. When you see or meet a veteran, salute or hug them because they spent several years in their chosen branch of the military to serve our country. The principles upon which the UNITED States were fo…

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Good Morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum! This is Saturday, and a beautiful day that we have before us. I am continuing now with more of the PATCHWORK OF MEMORIES painting collection: