When Kathy L. Murphy had her hair salon/bookstore in Jefferson (Beauty and the Book) some women invited her to a meeting of their book club. When the meeting was over, Kathy said, “This is fun. What book do we read next month?” The hostess apologized and told Kathy she was just an invited gu…
Good afternoon, from the COMANCHE HISTORICAL MUSEUM. Once again, I will continue my articles about COMANCHE COUNTY SCHOOLS with information written by the late EDWARD ISHAM. EDWARD ISHAM was such a fine man, and left information about his early school years at the BRIER GROVE school, a two r…
What beautiful weather! Sunday, as I write this, it sounds like a lawnmower orchestra outside! All my neighbors are sprucing up for spring. Comanche Mercantile is feeling the spring. Amanda Higginbotham, our window decorator, is putting bright colors in the windows to bring in spring and esp…
Relying more on canned foods, which come pre-cleaned, chopped, and cooked, and easily portioned, can help you quickly assemble delicious nutritious meals. But as evidenced by a recent consumer survey, Americans are unsure of the benefits canned foods bring to the table.
I met Jesse Perez at a car and motorcycle swap shop in Fort Worth 6 years ago. Among the hundreds of vendor booths, Jesse’s seemed to be the most popular. For one thing, Jesse is friendly and outgoing and has a personality that makes you want to be around him. Secondly, I found out there is …
Good afternoon, from the COMANCHE HISTORICAL MUSEUM. I have been writing about the histories of Comanche County Schools. Today, I have information written by my dear friend, the late Edward Isham. Now, many people may remember a lot about their childhood and their early-day school time, but …
I have always enjoyed reading Dana Stabenow’s books and we have one of her characters Liam Campbell just added to the collection. I think it is 6th in the series; Campbell is an Alaska state trooper and is based in Blewestown and is hoping to have a quiet life with his wife. He is checking o…
Good afternoon, from the Comanche Historical Museum. I have been writing about the histories of Comanche County Schools. I want to change this up a little for this week. I am going to write about going to Gustine School. I was born in 1930 and started to school at Gustine in 1936. This incid…
The Library will continue to require visitors to the library to wear masks and maintain social distancing. However, we do want people to come back to the library and check out our books.
Today, more children are diagnosed with childhood obesity. According to Obesity Action Coalition, childhood obesity affects more than 30% children, making it the most chronic disease of childhood. This number has tripled since 1980.
Just like the great organs used to offer sound effects and music for silent movies to emphasize what was happening on the screen, the organ at the ballpark does the same thing. Say a batter hits a home run. While he’s running the bases, the organ might play The William Tell Overture. If a ru…
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