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  1. Thread: WTG Eastland

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    Or maybe they can't pass a drug test!

    Or maybe they can't pass a drug test!
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    Thanks for the correct information about this...

    Thanks for the correct information about this project.

    I guess if a student was on the "border-line" of failing Spanish Class; then, they could do an awesome, decorated shoe box with small,...
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    I was sad when told who the lady was. She always...

    I was sad when told who the lady was. She always worked at the lumber yard (Higginbotham's) and had waited on me . Always such a nice person. Kathy was the hardest working employee.... such a...
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    This is so wrong! Required? Test grade? I...

    This is so wrong! Required? Test grade? I think the school board and administrative staff need to be seeking some information here from whoever this teacher is.

    If I was a parent of a student...
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    Pray for Seay Family

    Please keep Vicki Seay in your prayers. I understand she is to have surgery this week.
  6. Thread: Ranger policewoman

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    I was told she didn't have on a seat belt. What...

    I was told she didn't have on a seat belt. What on earth was happening that she would be doing 100 mi/hr.?
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    Yes, America is obese. More health problems,...

    Yes, America is obese. More health problems, etc. People don't exercise! List goes on and on. BUT, the key is MODERATION.

    I don't believe in eating fast foods, fried foods, sugary foods...
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    Being a code officer in a small, rural town like...

    Being a code officer in a small, rural town like Eastland would be difficult as everyone knows each other. I commend our Code Officer for the work he is doing.

    Personally, if I were a Code...
  9. Thread: Eastland police

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    Back to MM's comment.....I have an idea that your...

    Back to MM's comment.....I have an idea that your letter is the "root" of some of this especially when police cars follow you. You just have to remember that this is "small town" and if you ruffle...
  10. Thread: Eastland police

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    Goodness....stopped 5 times? Did you get...

    Goodness....stopped 5 times? Did you get tickets? Whatever they are stopping you for, I believe I would try to correct my driving.

    Living at Lake Leon, as I drive into Eastland I have to be very...
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    I am willing to help financially for a child...

    I am willing to help financially for a child needing assistance to do this project. I just need more information of who to contact at the school.

    I personally think teachers need to "re-think"...
  12. Thread: E-Center

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    The pastor is Bob Raney. First United Methodist...

    The pastor is Bob Raney. First United Methodist Church's telephone number is 629-1022.
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    Everytime a new position/office is created means...

    Everytime a new position/office is created means more and more $$$$. First, you have one person (administrator); and before long they need adm. assistants! I am amazed at the number of employees in...
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    Good luck to you and many blessings. I wish you...

    Good luck to you and many blessings. I wish you well. Keep us updated.
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    Mike, are you certain that Ranger and Eastland...

    Mike, are you certain that Ranger and Eastland have water trucked in? and have for years???

    Sorry, but I was never aware of that and I've been here for 47 years.
  16. Thread: School supplies

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    School supplies

    The Eastland First United Methodist Church is providing school supplies for Siebert Elementary School students. This is the 5th year for this project. Families needing assistance with school...
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    Medical clinic closed????

    What happened to the Medical Clinic (Cross Timbers Medical Clinic) that was located on Commerce Street in Eastland. They were in Dr. MA Treadwell's old medical clinic building.

    Did they move or...
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    President's New Bus

    It was reported on CNN or FOX news this a.m. that Obama is off on a new presidential bus touring several states. It was reported that the bus (which meets all security guidelines as the limo is...
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    This all sounds good. More businesses - more...

    This all sounds good. More businesses - more jobs.

    Again, I think the Solid Rock Sports Camp and Retreat is going to be a big plus for our area. Also, Today we see another big house being framed...
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    Oh, by the way! The first camp at Solid Rock...

    Oh, by the way! The first camp at Solid Rock Sports Camp is in progress. Lots of high school kids from a Baptist Church in Big Springs. Hope they have a good time and spread the word to other...
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    Eastland New Business??

    I have been noticing some new business activity in Eastland. Just wondering.... What is happening at Dr. Simpson's BBQ Restaurant? Who is using Tillie Pullman's old building by the Chinese...
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    Rummage Sale was a huge success!!! Thanks to...

    Rummage Sale was a huge success!!!

    Thanks to everyone who patronized the sale. Eastland FUMC will have money available to purchase school supplies for children whose families need financial...
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    When people vote in Nov., sure hope they remember...

    When people vote in Nov., sure hope they remember all of this! Another 4 years of Obama will be horrible financially. If Obama wins, I can only imagine the taxes we will paying! There will be more...
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    Methodist Church Rummage Sale June 22-23

    The 4th annual 1st United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will be Friday and Saturday, June 22 - 23. Starts at 8 a.m. each morning. Sale is in the Wheels on Wheels Building (north end) which is...
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    Well, you guys are talking "stuff" over my head!...

    Well, you guys are talking "stuff" over my head!

    Let me share something! Do ya'll remember the District TXU Office out by the airport? They had lots of employees didn't they. Then slowly they...
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    Bassett Street to the Interstate???? Won't that...

    Bassett Street to the Interstate???? Won't that be a city problem?
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    If they would stop paying their executives...

    If they would stop paying their executives millions of dollars in salary/bonus payments yearly, they might not have so many financial problems. Did you see what they pay their CEO? It was in the...
  28. Thread: Made a trip today

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    I am delighted that the couple are working on the...

    I am delighted that the couple are working on the old Olney Saving and Loan building. That bldg. was such a lovely business. Even their planters and the American Flag add to the street appeal.

    I...
  29. Thread: Post Office

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    Post Office

    What does anyone know about our Eastland County Post Offices being cut on hours they will be open? :(
  30. Thread: Linoleum

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    Check with Bill Austin at Austin's Furniture...

    Check with Bill Austin at Austin's Furniture Store in Cisco.
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    Lone Cedar Christian Sports Camp

    I am interested in the development of the Christian Sports Camp out at Lake Leon. I live near the Lone Cedar Club and I am watching the development of what appears to be 2 lodges. From the Eastland...
  32. Thread: Alterations?

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    Check with Eastland Cleaners. They have a good...

    Check with Eastland Cleaners. They have a good lady that does their alterations.
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    I hadn't thought of the Conrad Hilton, but that...

    I hadn't thought of the Conrad Hilton, but that is an excellent price. Another idea would be the Carbon Community Center (old Methodist Church originally). It is lovely and not too large so you...
  34. Thread: Siebert elementary

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    The couple is such fine people. This seems to be...

    The couple is such fine people. This seems to be a REAL OVER-reaction!! I certainly agree with curious george. The sad part is they have been accused (and some parents react with lots of drama...
  35. Thread: Wilson Family

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    Wilson Family

    I heard tonight that Howard Wilson's son passed away. I believe that the son's name is Larry Wilson and he was 60 years old. I didn't know Larry, but his father is such a sweet person. My prayers...
  36. Thread: Betty Kidd

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    I have known Betty for years. She was a great...

    I have known Betty for years. She was a great mother and wife. She and John were terrific, hard-working people. I must mention also.....they were outstanding 4-H Club Leaders and worked tirelessly...
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    I don't want this to be a rude response. But,...

    I don't want this to be a rude response. But, from my personal experience with newborns and the infant years....I would recommend that if at all possible you might want to search out a new job for...
  38. Thread: Brookshires

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    I have never had any deli worker at Brockshires...

    I have never had any deli worker at Brockshires to be rude or grumpy!! I have known these ladies for years. I guess if some employee is "grumpy", etc. ..... I just try to be a little nicer to them....
  39. Thread: Curves in Eastland

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    Curves was the best "deal" in town until the...

    Curves was the best "deal" in town until the Eastland Wellness Center opened. The Wellness Center provides so much more at lower cost and no agreements/contracts to be signed. Plus the Wellness...
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    I live out here, and I have decided that I live...

    I live out here, and I have decided that I live at the "pond". This is so scary to see the "pond" level so low. My boat dock has been on dry land since July (I believe). Lived here 44 years and I...
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    My husband says he is not going to be shopping at...

    My husband says he is not going to be shopping at Lowe's in the future.
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    Lowe's Advertisement Brochure

    :scratch:In the Thanksgiving Day Ft.Worth Star Telegram newspaper, did you notice the Lowe's ad brochure?? The whole brochure (several pages) was in Spanish! There was not any English in their...
  43. Thread: Snakes at Siebert

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    I don't know, but I will assume that the school...

    I don't know, but I will assume that the school will be responsible for all medical bills. I am certain that the school board will certainly approve this payment.

    You know, you can get snake...
  44. Thread: AID

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    I was informed by a congressman's office that the...

    I was informed by a congressman's office that the United States is responsible for "something like" 26% of the annual budget of the United Nations. That 26% accounts for U.S. paying over $3 billion...
  45. Thread: scam

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    I am so hesitant about all these "free" deals we...

    I am so hesitant about all these "free" deals we are offered. I just say NO.
  46. Thread: Just tired of TXOL

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    I am pretty dumb about computers, but when I have...

    I am pretty dumb about computers, but when I have had a problem I go to Benny (think that is his name) and he has been very helpful to me. However, my problems are probably very simple for most of...
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    I live on Lake Leon (have for 44 years). I have...

    I live on Lake Leon (have for 44 years). I have not pumped water on my yard since first of August. Also, I stopped using the "city water" on yard at that time. I think I have 3 dead trees. Shrubs...
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    Now is the time for Chamber of Commerces in...

    Now is the time for Chamber of Commerces in nearby towns to "get their thinking caps on" for ways to really promote tourism, etc. in their towns. Ranger could become the Antique Capitol of West...
  49. Thread: Free Lumber!!!!

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    I noticed on Main Street where the renovation of...

    I noticed on Main Street where the renovation of the small rock building (across the street west of Edward D. Jones) that there is a sign which says "free firewood"! He has taken down a lot of...
  50. Thread: Laundry

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    I was told this a.m. to add oxy-clean to your...

    I was told this a.m. to add oxy-clean to your laundry and that will help. I already have grey-brown whites. I just pray for rain everyday.
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    Cliff Conway at Comanche is the best "windmill...

    Cliff Conway at Comanche is the best "windmill expert" you can find in my opinion. He has done windmill work for years.

    I know for a fact that Cliff has done the windmills out on Cook Canyon...
  52. Thread: sisters cats

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    I live at Lake Leon. Some years we have lots of...

    I live at Lake Leon. Some years we have lots of snakes. Years ago, I had a cat that was wonderful at finding snakes. He would just stare them "down"....I could run and get a hoe!
    Now, I have...
  53. Thread: Snakes at Siebert

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    Seems like with the drought and heat, critters...

    Seems like with the drought and heat, critters are trying to get "relief".
  54. Thread: Ole Rip Booths?

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    Cristal was such a delightful, hard-working gal. ...

    Cristal was such a delightful, hard-working gal. Does anyone know where she is moving to and is she going to be another Chamber of Commerce Mgr.?
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    Thanks for posting the name of bakery in Ranger....

    Thanks for posting the name of bakery in Ranger. She is excellent and I recommend her baked cakes, cupcakes, nutbreads, etc.!!!!!!!
  56. Thread: School supplies

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    The Eastland Methodist Church will once again be...

    The Eastland Methodist Church will once again be providing school supplies for elementary children whose parents need financial assistance. You will need to register for this assistance at the...
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    Recently I was at a party in a lady's home in...

    Recently I was at a party in a lady's home in Eastland. She had gotten the lady in Ranger (who has opened a bakery in small building in Ranger which is across from college before you get to...
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    I was told that the Ranger Dollar General Store...

    I was told that the Ranger Dollar General Store had wiring stolen recently.
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    I agree with jem....I think this is adults. I...

    I agree with jem....I think this is adults. I wouldn't be surprise if other dealerships are going to loose some tires/wheels. I think the stealing will only get worst also. The economy is horrible...
  60. I have lived at Lake leon for 44 years. I think...

    I have lived at Lake leon for 44 years. I think this is the 2nd time that our boat dock has sat on dirt. You can certainly see the water level going down daily.
    The lake looks horrible. Pray...
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    Recently, my Lake Leon neighbor had all the food...

    Recently, my Lake Leon neighbor had all the food stolen out of their freezer. The food freezer sits in a garage. They went to sleep and didn't shut the garage doors. Next day, went to get...
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    He is in ICU at Hendricks Hospital. He also has...

    He is in ICU at Hendricks Hospital. He also has pnemonia.
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    I was told he had just been retired for 1 week. ...

    I was told he had just been retired for 1 week. He had some surgery on knee and it went well. Came home and died of a heart attack.

    So sad to work so many years and then died the first week of...
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    The sale was a big success. We made around...

    The sale was a big success. We made around $1,800 and really appreciate the buyers!
    Last year, the Eastland FUMC provided 117 Siebert Elementary Students with all their mandatory school supplies...
  65. Thread: ranger election

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    More info? What are you talking about CRAZY ...

    More info? What are you talking about CRAZY election????? Was it not conducted proper? What are you talking about?
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    Methodist Church Rummage Sale-June10 & 11th

    Annual Eastland First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will be....
    Friday and Saturday, June 10th and 11th
    8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

    This year's rummage sale will be at 110 North Ostrom...
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    I have lived at Lake Leon for 44 years.....our...

    I have lived at Lake Leon for 44 years.....our boat dock normally sits in deep water. Our dock is now 90% on dry land. This is only the 2nd time in 44 years that the dock has been out of water.
    I...
  68. Thread: Carbon old Depot

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    So sorry that many of the towns no longer have...

    So sorry that many of the towns no longer have Girl Scouts. Good program!
  69. "vote NO on June 18th".......let's have some more...

    "vote NO on June 18th".......let's have some more discussion on this election. What do you that pay EISD taxes think about an increase? I am interested in hearing.
  70. The value of my home more than DOUBLED! Sure do...

    The value of my home more than DOUBLED! Sure do wish that salaries and retirement income could increase!
  71. Thread: Funeral Etiquette:

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    You know, I agree with everything that has been...

    You know, I agree with everything that has been said here.
    But, I see so many adults who dress inappropriate. Some just look like they need a bath and their hair washed. Have you ever been in the...
  72. Thread: Brownwood hospital

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    Did she have family/friend with her? I don't...

    Did she have family/friend with her? I don't think we have ever left any personal items in a hospital room while family/friends were at a surgical waiting area. I know it sounds crazy, but that is...
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    I can't get it to play. So, please .... ya'll...

    I can't get it to play. So, please .... ya'll put some of the highlights on this thread. Did all the candidates show up? If not, who didn't participate?

    This could be a pretty lively forum in...
  74. Thread: ranger cops

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    The cop has your driver's license number, and...

    The cop has your driver's license number, and that is enough!!
    To be asked for a telephone number and a social security number.....NO WAY! Why would he want a telephone number unless the driver was...
  75. Thread: easter eggs?!?!?

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    According to food safety guidelines......NO your...

    According to food safety guidelines......NO your eggs are not safe. Please do not eat them.
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    Forced to sign a letter of resignation???? This...

    Forced to sign a letter of resignation???? This would be illegal for the Cisco ISD.
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    School Board Elections

    Does anyone know who is running for the Eastland ISD School Board? I have seen "vote for Kirkland" signs around Eastland. I don't know who Kirkland is....Man or Woman?
  78. This student has serious problems going on -- I...

    This student has serious problems going on -- I hope "taking care of" includes some counseling for this child. A student making threats, etc. certainly gets attention, but is also a cry for help. ...
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    That is so sweet of you to offer free snow cones....

    That is so sweet of you to offer free snow cones. Joe works at the courthouse everyday. Maybe you could see him and tell him this in person. Joe is such a good man and so very kind. I know this...
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    What a shame and a very unprofessional principal...

    What a shame and a very unprofessional principal that stands in front of parents & students and lies!!!!
    Moral to the Story: Tell a lie and loose all your credibility!!!!
    Maybe principal needs to...
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    I agree. But people need to clean up their...

    I agree. But people need to clean up their "act". This is one of the problems with e-mail and facebook.....it can get very mean spirited. It is not just kids, but also adults.

    What do ya'll...
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    I have read through this thread. First, thank...

    I have read through this thread. First, thank you Miss Mally for letting others know of this situation. I certainly agree with Miss Mally and Smartmouth. Thank you for stating the situation that...
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    Yes, I was told he was being investigated by law...

    Yes, I was told he was being investigated by law last week. I was not told why. If anyone knows what is going on, please share.
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    I was told that Ranger had hired an investigator...

    I was told that Ranger had hired an investigator some months ago. I was interested in why a town the size of Ranger would need an investigator. It is my opinion that hiring an investigator is not...
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    This is so cruel. People who would poison an...

    This is so cruel. People who would poison an animal this way are "sick in the head"! I hope they find out the guilty person and they should PAY big-time!! I am a pet lover and do not tolerate...
  86. Thread: American Pickers

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    That is one of our favorite shows on TV. Thanks...

    That is one of our favorite shows on TV. Thanks for posting this information. Really cool!
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    I know that the City Secretary has to go to the...

    I know that the City Secretary has to go to the liquor store to meet with the Mayor. City business has to go on but it certainly doesn't need to be taking place at the Mayor's Liquor store business....
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    This is such a sad and tragic time for these...

    This is such a sad and tragic time for these families. I am so glad that these three little children have a strong-loving grandparents, aunts/uncles, great-grandmother and many more to love, guide...
  89. Thread: Bullying on KTAB

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    Kudos to Visionary and your comments which are so...

    Kudos to Visionary and your comments which are so accurate. I would like to also state that I too would buy a teeshirt, give a donation, etc. IF I knew the money was staying locally in our County. ...
  90. Thread: Bullying on KTAB

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    I am a strong advocate for dress codes! Schools...

    I am a strong advocate for dress codes! Schools need strict dress codes and yes NO body piercing or tatoos that are visible.
    I don't appreciate being exposed to piercing and tatoos of employees at...
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    I think this is to the extreme....Let's say I get...

    I think this is to the extreme....Let's say I get a jury notice and I am scheduled for surgery at that time.
    I would inform the court secretary of the situation! NOW, am I going to be required to...
  92. Thread: EISD Tax Increase

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    Another observation: Any day of the week, you...

    Another observation: Any day of the week, you will see school buses (after school hours) traveling with kids on the highways. Guess they are going to U.I.L. competition, band competition, and LOTS...
  93. Thread: EISD Tax Increase

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    I really appreciate the comments and information...

    I really appreciate the comments and information presented here. With all this discussion, I am a strong advocate that the Eastland ISD trim the budget until it is "bone bare" before putting a tax...
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    Any person that acts unacceptably should get a...

    Any person that acts unacceptably should get a warning. Then the second time, they should be escorted out of the theater and not permitted to return.
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    We eat at Ernie's about once a week. The food is...

    We eat at Ernie's about once a week. The food is always good and the service is certainly above average. I love to eat at Ernie's.
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    Re: Dr.Clevelands office???

    In wills, a person will list the name of their Power of Attorney and then also the name of their Executor.

    A person in business such as Dr. Cleveland, I would think his Executor might be a CPA...
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    Salvation Army Drive

    On weekends you will see the Salvation Army pot and bell ringers in front of Walmart.

    I want to share that all the proceeds given to the Salvation Army stays in Eastland County. The money from...
  98. Thread: Overnight@Walmart

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    Re: Overnight@Walmart

    I was out at Walmart last Friday morning. I was ringing the Salvation Army bell. I want to compliment one of the employees. Patrick that brings all the empty carts back into the store is the...
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    Re: Christmas on the square in Eastland

    In past years, everything has been free i.e. sleigh rides, pictures with Santa & Mrs. Santa, lots of great entertainment plus Santa usually gives out candy and small gift.

    Call the Chamber of...
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    Re: King and Queen Lobo

    I am impressed. This was really a production. Beautiful girls & handsome guys. Entertainment must have been great.
    Congratulations Lobos.
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    Re: Bullying at Siebert

    Does Region 14 Educ Center have a program on bullying for schools?
    I would check this resource.

    Years ago the educ. center had a group of college students that did a terrific skit and went around...
  102. Thread: Merkel

    by JET
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    Re: Merkel

    It just makes me "sick" when I hear/read all the incidents of bullying in schools and also society. I think it was the first President Bush that stated "we need to become a kinder society". How...
  103. Thread: Old cisco pool

    by JET
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    Re: Old cisco pool

    A great person to visit with about the swimming pool, zoo, etc. would be former County Judge Scott Bailey. He can remember details, events, etc. like no one else. He is a great historian.
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    Re: Confused on what to do.....

    I have just read your post. Is this driver's ed instructor also a school teacher during the school year?
    OK, if he or she is a school teacher then here is what I would do. All teachers have a...
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    Re: School Supplies for Siebert Students

    This is the 3rd year for the FUMC in Eastland to have the "Back to School Supplies" project for our church. In 2008 we had 73 children which we furnished all their mandatory supplies. Last year in...
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    School Supplies for Siebert Students

    The Eastland First United Methodist Church is once again launching the project "Roundup School Suppies" for families needing assistance. If your child or children will be students at the Eastland...
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    Re: Methodist Church Rummage Sale

    We have worked hard everyday this week. This metal warehouse is FULL!! I have never seen so much in my life at any sale.

    Rummage and Garage Sales are fun. We invite you to come, see and buy. ...
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    Re: Prayers needed for Eastland family

    First Baptist did a benefit meal after church last Sunday.
    Tish has surgery this week (I think on Thursday). Her surgery will be about 4 hours long according to her MOM. This sweet family has...
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    Methodist Church Rummage Sale

    The Eastland First United Methodist Church is having a RUMMAGE SALE this Friday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, July 17th, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    All money will benefit the "Back...
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    Re: FUMC Rummage Sale Benefit for School Supplies

    Oh, I might mention that we have lots of furniture. Also some excellent baby supplies/equipment that are gently used .... portacrib, high chair, baby swing, etc. Lots of kitchen appliances,...
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    FUMC Rummage Sale Benefit for School Supplies

    There will be a HUGE Rummage Sale that is being sponsored by the Eastland First United Methodist Church. Dates and times are: Friday-July 16, 8:30 - 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday-July 17, 8:30 to 12:30...
  112. Re: Uh, excuse me, but we are all cutting our budgets....

    With the county budget facing a big deficit, this is not the time for elected officials getting raises! All govt. officials do not need to be giving themselves raises.
    About 1/4th of the population...
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    Re: Barbwire grill & cafe

    What town?
  114. Thread: Math Tutor

    by JET
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    Re: Math Tutor

    Contact Mike Manning, retired Eastland ISD Algebra teacher. Mr. Manning is a great guy and might do some tutoring.
  115. Thread: walmarts's

    by JET
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    Re: walmarts's

    Thank goodness I am not the only person with these same experiences at Walmart. This week there were several items I needed and found the shelf bare. For example: I needed coffee filters for my...
  116. Thread: Meat Salesmen

    by JET
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    Re: Meat Salesmen

    I am not talking about the Schwann's sales man. He drives a big truck that is equipped to meet specifications for frozen foods. We have a great guy that is the Schwann man and makes the...
  117. Thread: Meat Salesmen

    by JET
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    Re: Meat Salesmen

    Periodically, I will have a meat salesman ring my doorbell. Always after dark. Usually there is a story.....college student, or will make a great deal because boss will fire him if he returns with...
  118. Re: Rumor about big snakes at Lake Leon Just wondering if its true..

    Keep us posted on this situation. I live at Lake Leon!
  119. Thread: Recall

    by JET
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    Re: Recall

    Well, we have discussed and "cussed" this election. Let me throw something else out....The Bully is a member of the Water District Board. Isn't he the President? I have been told that because of...
  120. Thread: Recall

    by JET
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    Re: Recall

    There is only one way to handle this election! Throw it out!!!

    In my opinion, IF the DA declares that there was illegal voting then quilty voters need to be public knowledge.

    The guilty...
  121. Thread: Recall Election

    by JET
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    Re: Recall Election

    Watch out Ranger! He will soon be your Mayor Pro-Tem.
    After that happens, I predict that the current Mayor will resign from City Council.
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    Re: Justice system stinks!

    Cecil....you are so correct!! I challenge every parent with children to post your suggestions on their kitchen cabinet so you will be reminded. Doing what Cecil has suggested will definitely...
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    Re: Justice system stinks!

    I remember my teacher friend discussing how they disciplined their high school son. This kid was always in trouble and wouldn't respect/obey his parents. This was one of the techniques they used at...
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    Re: Rock work or brick work

    Bubba, check with Judge McCloud. They recently had all the brick work redone in their driveway/carport.
  125. Thread: Adam Lopez

    by JET
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    Re: Adam Lopez

    I know that Adam served on the Ranger Council for something like 7 years I believe. Highly respected and liked. Tonight in Ranger there was a huge turn-out for the family visitation at the funeral...
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    Re: Why no Mayor Pro Tem in Ranger?

    All small towns deal with unsightly property which not only includes weeds that need mowing, junk hauled off, downtown stores that need improvement, etc. etc.

    Tax rolls will give who owns...
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    Re: CPR/First Aid Instructor

    Call the Eastland Hospital. I would ask to speak to the administrator. They should be able to tell you that information. Also Ranger College Nursing School would be another source for information.
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    Re: Why no Mayor Pro Tem in Ranger?

    This is 100% hearsay.....so don't know if I have heard correct info.
    I heard that the Ranger City Council gave the young man Jared money to buy grass seed to plant out at the airport.
    The...
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    Re: Why no Mayor Pro Tem in Ranger?

    Maybe no one wants to be Mayor Pro-tem.
    Also, there is a petition to recall one of the city council members. Isn't that election in May?
    Maybe the current Mayor is waiting for the results of that...
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    Re: Awesome local artist!

    thank you for sharing. The drawing is wonderful as the dog!
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    Re: Time for spring cleaning

    Harrassment???? Tell us more about this!
  132. Thread: Election Results

    by JET
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    Re: Election Results

    I am wondering....can there be a write-in name for County Clerk during the November election?
  133. Thread: Dang $15,660,000

    by JET
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    Re: Dang $15,660,000

    At the present time he is living at Lake Leon.
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    Re: County Elections

    I still don't understand. What does B & B stand for?
    Why does it matter that Precinct #9 is in precinct 2?
    I also remember the year that some of the Gorman people that pay Gorman ISD taxes, were...
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    Re: County Elections

    June, please explain what you mean when you stated Republican #9 voting at B & B as being illegal. What is B & B? Is the #9 referring to precinct #9?

    Thanks for giving me more information. ...
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    Re: Special Meeting called 1/22/10 - Ranger

    Sorry "Bugsy".....I didn't have a slush fund at my office. But, the office secretary was allowed to be the financial person for our office. Financial affairs included: taking money for...
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    Re: Special Meeting called 1/22/10 - Ranger

    All funds taken in at the airport should be reported to the City Council. And there should be a record and accounting of ALL money. Monthly reports need to be made to City Council or at least to...
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    Re: Is it an abuse of power?

    If this in fact has happened, then the city councilman has "abused his powers" of office!
    This should be reported to the State Attorney General's Office in Austin.......but consider:
    *report...
  139. Thread: need info

    by JET
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    Re: need info

    The Eastland Salvation Army funds help people in need. You can request assistance with your utility bill from the Salvation Army which is administered by the Eastland First United Methodist Church. ...
  140. Thread: Mike Leach:

    by JET
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    Re: Mike Leach:

    I am in the minority on this board. But, the firing was an accumulation of incidents, etc. that Tech Adm. has had with Leach over the years. Ya'll he is a good football coach. But he has a big...
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    New business office?

    For several weeks, I observered the renovation of the old Pipkin Motor Co. building at the corner of Mulberry Street and Main Street. It really looks nice and now some business is located there.
    ...
  142. Thread: The Saw

    by JET
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    Re: The Saw

    I was told that when M.G. returned to Ranger (after being out of state for sometime)....she started going over the finances. She was extremely upset that the Ranger water bill to the District Water...
  143. Thread: Where'd they go?

    by JET
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    Re: Where'd they go?

    I was told that those buildings were being moved to Cisco.
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    Re: Please pray for Sue Alexander

    I was told that Sue's funeral will be Sunday afternoon at the First United Methodist Church. She was a very nice, sweet lady.
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    I have said enough. I am out of this discussion. Ranger has lots of problems that could be solved with commissioner's going for training and reading how to manage city affairs. The City has a...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    Texas32, I don't believe I am spreading rumors! Situation was even brought to attention of D.A. Something else....does Ranger have an inventory of equipment that belongs to the City of Ranger??? ...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    This is really a deplorable situatiion. Ranger's tax money needs to stay in Ranger!! Does the commissioner that works at O'Reily get a commission on sales. (I bet he does!!) This is so so wrong!!...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    Why did Ranger not have a police officer on duty that night? Is this occuring every night that the town of Ranger doesn't have security? MAJOR PROBLEM HERE if this is the case. Ranger citizens...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    I know Ranger must work with a "tight" budget at City Hall. I just wish that the code enforcer could be active.

    I grew up in a neighboring county. This week in their newspaper there was a...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    Didn't he also take a glidder plane without permission and crashed it around Ranger a few years ago?

    If they don't watch out down at City Hall, he could wind up Mayor of Ranger.
    (the Mayor's...
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    Re: Ranger council-member asked to resign..

    The "boy" is prohibited from entering the Mayor's office. After a check with the D.A., his instruction to Ranger city hall was "you cannot prevent the boy from entering City Hall, BUT he can be...
  152. Thread: Ray Pruitt

    by JET
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    Re: Ray Pruitt

    Mr. Pruitt was such a wonderful person! After he retired as school superintendent, he was our County Auditor. I remember when they hired Mr. Pruitt for this job down at the courthouse so well. Our...
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    Re: Human remains found near Cisco?

    Would someone give some information on this David Bell? I can't remember what happened when he was discovered missing. Was this last year? Was he a college student?
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    Marsha! Marsha! Marsha!

    My daughter has just called me, and was so excited. Cathy was reading her latest copies of the Paula Deen magazine and saw that Marsha Vermillion of Eastland TX has a recipe published in the...
  155. Thread: What's For Dinner?

    by JET
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    What's For Dinner?

    My daughter has just called me, and was so excited. Cathy was reading her latest copies of the Paula Deen magazine and saw that Marsha Vermillion of Eastland TX has a recipe published in the...
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    Re: Ranger School Kid Choked out in School

    I am very much an advocate of security cameras in schools. I know they cost some big $$$$. But, cameras really help in controlling the students.
    Does Ranger ISD have any security cameras (halls,...
  157. Thread: Cussword!

    by JET
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    Re: Cussword!

    I was told by a retired School Nurse (also a R.N.) that she would recommend using mayonaise on a child's head. Be generous with the mayonaise and let it sit for a while before shampooing out. ...
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    Re: Ranger School Kid Choked out in School

    The teacher is responsible for the conduct in his/her classroom. Teacher needs to be held accountable. The student was definitely wrong in her actions of choking another student.

    I am wondering...
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    Lone Cedar Country Club???

    In the Eastland Telegram there is an advertisement that Lone Cedar Country Club is undergoing a change. Will be the Safari Club. Live band and dancing every Saturday Night. (I was told some weeks...
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    Re: Easter sunrise service?

    First United Methodist Church of Eastland will have an early sunrise service. It is on the top floor of the Connellee Hotel. That service is certainly open to the public.

    The FUMC also hosted a...
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    Re: Ranger council again

    Pianoman, that is a good question.
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    Re: Ranger council again

    No, I am not a member of the Ranger Chamber of Commerce. I don't live in Ranger. And, I really should not be making any comments on this thread.

    But, I have worked for many years (now retired)...
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    Re: Ranger council again

    I am not stating anything about the hotel tax, but I would like to take this discussion to another level of thinking. Let's be positive and make something positive happen for Ranger.

    You know,...
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    Re: Filing begins tomorrow for local elections!

    I guess the Ranger City Commission is the only govt. council that I know of that doesn't have "staggered" terms. They all go off. Then a new council is elected and it all starts up again with...
  165. Thread: Fire

    by JET
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    Re: Fire

    Does anyone have any information on the fire in the Sipe Springs area?
    Have you heard anything about fire on Hwy 36? Someone mentioned fire at J.C. Cook's Fish Barn -- does anyone have news on...
  166. Thread: Gas Gone Up

    by JET
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    Re: Gas Gone Up

    When we were paying nearly $4.00 a gallon, and we saw the price of groceries was increasing weekly. I thought "oh, if the price of gas will only come down then our groceries will be cheaper".
    ...
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    Re: Please continue to pray for me and my family

    My heart goes out to this little family. So many health issues that are so very serious. I pray that your tests are good. You have been through so much that it is time for you to feel well and get...
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    Re: Would you pay to read County Line

    No....I have read the Eastland Telegram for years and will coninue.
  169. Thread: Marine at Walmart

    by JET
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    Re: Marine at Walmart

    You are so right Bubba. It is always appropriate to ask questions before you hand out money. So many scams. Nice to know about Gunny and his worthwhile desire to help with children's Christmas...
  170. Thread: Marine at Walmart

    by JET
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    Marine at Walmart

    I wonder if any of you know any details on the Marine that has been in front of Eastland Walmart. He is solicitating toys for children.
    Does anyone know where these toys are being sent? Are they...
  171. Thread: Info needed

    by JET
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    Re: Info needed

    Sign up at the Chamber of Commerce Office.
    Deadline is this week -- tell your friend to go immediately.
    Chamber of Commerce Office is located in the Connellee Hotel on Main Street, Eastland.
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    Re: The Eastland Garden

    Some churches have small chapels. The First United Methodist Church in Eastland has a beautiful chapel that is under renovation presently.

    Have you thought about a church? My very favorite little...
  173. Thread: Sgt211

    by JET
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    Re: Sgt211

    Sgt211 entered Ft.Worth area hospital on Sunday evening, and had surgery Monday morning. She was critical. Problem has been properly identified and corrected by surgery. Hopefully, she will...
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    Eastland Lights Up -- Celebrate the Season

    Mark your calendars and join in the celebration of "Easland Lights Up" this coming Saturday, December 6th in downtown Eastland.
    The festivities will begin at 6 p.m. in the courthouse lobby with the...
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    Re: Ranger other break-ins.

    I have read what Ranger replied to me about not having correct information. Guess there is probably more than one group of people that are doing the break ins. Who knows? Guess the Ranger police...
  176. Thread: Ranger Streets

    by JET
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    Re: Ranger Streets

    Talk to your street commissioner. Isn't that Mr. Archer?
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    Re: Ranger other break-ins.

    This is what I was told from person who would know.
    There were 3 men in the process of bulgarizing the "antique mall" located in the downtown area of Ranger. These guys were carrying out the cash...
  178. Thread: Robbers caught

    by JET
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    Re: Robbers caught

    I was told that they got $5,000 from the Ranger store.
    There are two more students (besides the 4 college students) that are involved and police are trying to locate.

    This is the holiday...
  179. Thread: Robbers caught

    by JET
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    Robbers caught

    Saw the convenience store on I20 in Ranger. Big hole cut in back of store and the safe was taken. Same thing happened to convenience store in Cisco.
    They were attempting the same type robbery in...
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    Re: Skilled Nursing Facilities

    You might get on the internet and check out the nursing homes according to their state inspection "scores" because you will find which facilities have deficiencies.

    I have heard good things about...
  181. Thread: Auction

    by JET
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    Re: Auction

    We have heard three different stories from 3 different people. (one of which works at the golf course)... Go figure that one!

    But, I personally don't think the auction was a big success. None of...
  182. Thread: Eastland telegram

    by JET
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    Re: Eastland telegram

    I picked up a copy of the County Line at the pharmacy counter in Eastland Drug.

    I also subscribe to the Eastland Telegram. It is in by mail box every Wednesday and Saturday. I always read it. ...
  183. Thread: Just A Good Day

    by JET
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    Re: Just A Good Day

    Comanche Pow Wow had lots of good entertainment also. Plus, Freedom Street Dance in the evening. Also, ranch rodeo was held in the evening with funds going to a good cause. I heard there were over...
  184. Thread: Comet Cleaners!!

    by JET
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    Re: Comet Cleaners!!

    The owner of Comet Cleaners and his wife also own the dry cleaning business in Comanche.

    I had two incidents with him and since have used Eastland Cleaners on Seaman Street for years. I always...
  185. Thread: Porno ring busted

    by JET
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    Re: Porno ring busted

    I agree with Miss Mally's reply and info. Child porn just doesn't pop-up!
    When there is child porn on a computer -- someone is guilty of putting it there.

    I think adult porn should be...
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    Re: Olden Residents May Soon Pay Ranger Taxes

    Shouldn't even respond as I am not informed. I know Love's is inside the city limits because Ranger benefits from the taxes.

    There is a large truck "car wash" that is built across the road from...
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    Re: Record Bankruptcies...

    There are many Senior Citizens who received $800 or less in Social Security payments. They have to live on this amount. Many have a little bit of savings but usually not much.

    If you were...
  188. Thread: School supplies

    by JET
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    Re: School supplies

    Saw in the Eastland Telegram paper recently that Goodfellows will be providing school shoes for kids. Anyone know about this. Who or how do you contact Goodfellows? What are their guidelines of...
  189. Thread: Starting of school

    by JET
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    Re: Starting of school

    New law ....$200 fine for talking on cell phone in a school zone while driving.
  190. Thread: Upholsterer

    by JET
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    Re: Upholsterer

    Last month, Carolina Upholstery in Abilene did a sofa and chair for me.
    Excellent! and I was happy with the price also.
    They are located on Butternut Street in Abilene and have been in business...
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    Re: School Supplies for Children

    We have worked hard getting the bags of supplies ready for distribution.
    We have 50 free backpacks also that will given to the children getting supplies.

    If you need assistance, then these will...
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    Re: School Supplies for Children

    The "Roundup of School Supplies" for Siebert elementary school children has been tremendously successful. The membership of the Eastland First United Methodist Church recognizes that many working...
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    Re: School Supplies for Children

    I honestly don't think salaries have kept up with cost of living increases.
    Some of these responses are really upsetting to me that you feel as you do.

    If you don't have to worry about money - ...
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    School Supplies for Children

    The First United Methodist Church of Eastland is collecting school supplies for Eastland families needing assistance. We know that it is expensive to buy supplies, school shoes, clothes, etc. to get...
  195. Thread: Gold

    by JET
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    Re: Gold

    check the Ft. Worth Star Telegram advertisements. I sold some at a business across from Hulen Mall (on Hulen street). They buy gold and diamonds. When I was there a guy came in with a suitcase of...
  196. Thread: Peaches

    by JET
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    Re: Peaches

    Saturday, I stopped by a new produce stand in our county. It is called ALAMEDA JUNCTION PRODUCE and owned by Leo Williams. I bought some delicious tomatoes and cantaloupe. He is hoping to make...
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    Re: Hope It Is Not True!

    Just want to share one more thing....Brenda Elkins was on the Aging Seminar as one of our resource speakers. She is excellent speaker. She is one telephone call away for anyone needing help to...
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    Re: Hope It Is Not True!

    Miss Bizzybody what you have just shared would make an excellent community program. Years ago, we did a seminar on Aging with lots of workshops. The resources that are available need to be known...
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    Re: Hope It Is Not True!

    After my ordeal(s), one of my contacts was the West Texas Council of Government in Abilene (their Aging Division). I visited with the lady and she was most helpful. One little rule that I wished...
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    Re: Hope It Is Not True!

    This sounds like a "budget" matter to me....they won't need two Administrators, two DON, etc. etc.

    There will be lay-offs as there always is when there are mergers. Boils down to the mighty...
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