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    What a jerk. Doesn't he have handlers to keep...

    What a jerk. Doesn't he have handlers to keep him away from situations such as this?
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    E Conner in Eastland 2.25 Yippee!!

    E Conner in Eastland 2.25 Yippee!!
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    Serendipity building

    What's the DA task force?
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    Serendipity building

    See activity at Serendipity building. Anyone know what's going in there? Such a nice building.
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    Ranger going to Strawn for Water?

    Not sure MM where you get some if your ideas. I and many others believe the "leaders" objected because they didn't want Lake Leon water sold to the Strawn area, further stretching our resources. And...
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    Early Voting for Eastland Elections

    Three Eastland city commission at large positions. Whichever three get the most votes are elected. Running are incumbents Norman Owen and Mark Pipkin; John Bird, Marcie Pierson, Sam Williams.
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    No, it is not a quote from him. It is taking words he said and putting them in the order someone desired. Then using them to deface a piece of city property.
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    I know they risk life and limb and everyone appreciates that. But does that put them above reproach?
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    Well messed that up good. But it seems that if anyone dares question any action of the fire department they are seen as not being supportive and are striking a blow to the department.
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    See what happens if you dare question.
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    Who isn't working in unison with the Fire Department? They got the $700k truck they wanted, so who isn't working with them? They are the ones who chose to put this on the truck that the citizens...
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    The new fire truck has arrived

    Guess we can add childish and vindictive to the list of adjectives. I doubt the city commissioners approved this self-serving smart aleck phrase being placed on a piece of city equipment.
  13. Pitch Slap is too close to "Bitch Slap", a term...

    Pitch Slap is too close to "Bitch Slap", a term that is used more and more on TV, in conversation and on social medium. For someone like me who has no knowledge of slapping at a softball, that is...
  14. 2008 100 ft ladder fire truck up for Auction in Plano

    Cisco already has one coming. Had the deal done before Eastland got theirs approved.
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    Water Restrictions

    There was a grant awarded to the economic development corp a while back. Maybe this is what MM has turned into a water grant.
  16. Thanks, Julie for your usual level headed point...

    Thanks, Julie for your usual level headed point of view and your factual and un-biased reporting. I hope that everyone who read the Telegram article will read your summary of the meeting on...
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    Its here were going to hell

    TABC regulates outside signage for locations that sell beer and wine.
  18. Thread: Fiscal Cliff

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    Fiscal Cliff

    They lowered our SS deduction from 6.2% to 4.2% last year. That was set to expire today, so today I got an emergency tax table update from my software people. Apparently until something is agreed...
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    Good grief. I am so sick of every thread turning...

    Good grief. I am so sick of every thread turning into a political discussion! This thread was supposed to put us in the holiday spirit, but now it's just another annoying thread with the same people...
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    Just my opinion, but if someone is going 11 miles...

    Just my opinion, but if someone is going 11 miles over the speed limit they should get a ticket. Especially if the speed limit is 30 - that's usually in town or a residential neighborhood.
  21. Thread: Eli's

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    It is on W Sadosa across from the apartments.

    It is on W Sadosa across from the apartments.
  22. [QUOTE=Julie;470947]Why would we care if the...

    [QUOTE=Julie;470947]Why would we care if the Wilks build an airport with their money? It isn't costing tax payers anything to my knowledge.

    Wonder what legal fees the county is going to incur...
  23. And I think it's shameful that they are using a...

    And I think it's shameful that they are using a downed firefighters name to further their private enterprise. Greg deserves a memorial for sure -but one that honors him and is not using his name to...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Last day open looks like August 18th, next...

    Last day open looks like August 18th, next Saturday. Below is link with information.

    http://www.eastlandfoundation.com/waterPark.html
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    Eastland pool open today

    Due to a misunderstanding, the local radio station was announcing that the Eastland City Pool is closed today. This is not the case ! Pool is open normal hours today. Go cool off !
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    Um, no. Didn't see where anyone said the city...

    Um, no. Didn't see where anyone said the city bought the Starbucks building. Just said the new folks paid a lot of money for it.
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    Good one, Cecil. !! :lol:

    Good one, Cecil. !! :lol:
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    Try TourTexas.com.

    Try TourTexas.com.
  30. Thread: Facebook

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    RME had surgery. Apparently taking a while to...

    RME had surgery. Apparently taking a while to recover.
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    Like Zimmerman.

    Like Zimmerman.
  32. Thread: yardwork

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    His name is Fito - or Arnulfo Hernandez. He is...

    His name is Fito - or Arnulfo Hernandez. He is well known in Eastland. I don't think anyone thinks he is dangerous, just over priced.
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    There was a catfish cart in front of either the...

    There was a catfish cart in front of either the tire place or Grandpas rentals but not LJS. first day I have noticed the open sign lit up.
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    He died in 2008, and this e-mail has been...

    He died in 2008, and this e-mail has been circulated and changed since then.
    You can read more about him here, including his Medal of Honor induction ceremony. ...
  35. Thread: Rain !!!!

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    God is probably upset that we don't appreciate...

    God is probably upset that we don't appreciate the precious gift of rain as evidenced by the sprinklers running on the track field this evening.
  36. Thread: Rain !!!!

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    Rain !!!!

    Is everyone so preoccupied with politics that we can't even comment on the glorious rain ??

    Okay, just to make it controversial I will say this - I hope this rain makes up for the water wasted by...
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    "Rising local assessments sounds like local...

    "Rising local assessments sounds like local politicians fleecing the sheep so they can feed the local bureaucratic pigs and build the local waist-full local government even bigger.."

    Local...
  38. Thread: Oldies

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    Oldies

    Been listening to some oldies and they bring back memories. Do you have an old song with a memory associated that you would like to share?

    Hearing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" reminds me of going to...
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    Cisco has been trying for years to get alcohol...

    Cisco has been trying for years to get alcohol sales passed. Been to a vote once if not twice and was defeated.
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    Agree it would boost sales in convenience stores...

    Agree it would boost sales in convenience stores but think we are all dreaming if we think we would ever get a Chili's or chain restaurant like that. Have you seen one in a town our size?
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    Couple of questions. So the petition is for beer...

    Couple of questions. So the petition is for beer and wine sales only - no liquor? Also if the mixed beverages passes then will it be up to the individual businesses to apply for a liquor license so...
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    What are y'all talking about?

    What are y'all talking about?
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    Ouch!

    Ouch!
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    Oh dear. I'm afraid you have come to the wrong...

    Oh dear. I'm afraid you have come to the wrong place. We will see.
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    June please repost about the Stokes Bros. I grew...

    June please repost about the Stokes Bros. I grew up in Brownwood and they are such a beloved fixture around there.
  46. Thread: RAIN!!

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    Courthouse sprinklers on. They all may not have a...

    Courthouse sprinklers on. They all may not have a rain sensor but they all darn sure have an "off" switch !!!
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    And it's amazing how any topic can morph into...

    And it's amazing how any topic can morph into politics!
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    How do you know this? When was the last time you...

    How do you know this? When was the last time you were in her home? Have you been to the place in the country? How can two older women care for over ONE HUNDRED dogs properly? Have each of those...
  49. Thread: Missing kitty

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    Glad he's home. He is a handsome fella.

    Glad he's home. He is a handsome fella.
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    Her voice was amazing and so effortless when she...

    Her voice was amazing and so effortless when she was younger. Her videos were on tv today. She was beautiful and talented and that's how I will choose to remember her.
  51. Thread: app

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    I read the spin on Tapatalk. Been so long since I...

    I read the spin on Tapatalk. Been so long since I installed it that I don't remember the details but it works well.
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    Are you talking about city commissioners or...

    Are you talking about city commissioners or county commissioners?
  53. Thread: Brookshires

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    About a week ago I went to Brookshires around 6...

    About a week ago I went to Brookshires around 6 p.m. Because of this thread, I went over and checked out the chicken and there were several whole chickens in the warming tray. Took one home with me...
  54. Thread: Mangum Family

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    Don passed away at home Wednesday night. Funeral...

    Don passed away at home Wednesday night. Funeral was yesterday.
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    These people did some work in my neighborhood....

    These people did some work in my neighborhood. Took down a dead tree and trimmed a tree. There were several people and vehicles. Trees they worked on look nice.
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    Well you can vote in the county. What about...

    Well you can vote in the county. What about voting against them since they are the hang up in this situation, or expressing your opinion to them?
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    Okay now I realize you are just trying to be...

    Okay now I realize you are just trying to be funny. Clandestine gatherings? Ha ha. I don't want anything swept under the rug. I am encouraging you to ask questions - but ask the people who can give...
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    And just what needs to be decided here and now on...

    And just what needs to be decided here and now on this board? Sounds like looking for something to bitch about.
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    You can go to the city commission meeting Monday...

    You can go to the city commission meeting Monday night at 6 pm and tell them to their face what you think. There is an opportunity for the public to speak. And you need to get your information...
  60. Thread: Useless

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    The info about him having sex in the ranger pd...

    The info about him having sex in the ranger pd was in the newspaper - Abilene paper.
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    I know, I know !!!!! Them are snakes Them...

    I know, I know !!!!!

    Them are snakes
    Them are not
    Oh yes they are
    See them beady eyes
    Well I'll be!
  62. Thread: Water Bill???

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    Wf4 - how many gallons is it showing you use?

    Wf4 - how many gallons is it showing you use?
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    If your neighborhood street light is out, all you...

    If your neighborhood street light is out, all you have to do is call City Hall (for Eastland anyway). They have a way of reporting street light outages online.
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    I agree that it was time for Chaz to go home. I...

    I agree that it was time for Chaz to go home. I think his mom's fans kept voting for him and keeping him in there.

    Maks and his partner were dancing to music from "Rent", a rock musical about...
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    The decorations are magnificent! Everyone with...

    The decorations are magnificent! Everyone with children should at least drive by even if they don't stop for candy.
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    Some funny guy said she is going to do what she...

    Some funny guy said she is going to do what she does best - get people elected. See how well she did with Obama.
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    Yum yum! Need someone extra at the table??

    Yum yum! Need someone extra at the table??
  68. Adorable! Thanks for sharing.

    Adorable! Thanks for sharing.
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    There will be a reception to honor Cecil on...

    There will be a reception to honor Cecil on Tuesday, August 30 at the Connellee Hotel from 5:30 to 7:30. Please stop by and wish him the best on his retirement!
  70. The reason I was asking was so that maybe an...

    The reason I was asking was so that maybe an enforcement person might could go along the street at that time of day. There are restrictions about water run-off also, not just the watering days. If...
  71. About what time in the morning is this?

    About what time in the morning is this?
  72. Sounds like someone in Strawn needs to learn...

    Sounds like someone in Strawn needs to learn about the Texas Water Development Board.
  73. I guess I am just wondering what the church...

    I guess I am just wondering what the church "seems to get away with"?
  74. What do you mean by that ritz?

    What do you mean by that ritz?
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    Saw where the thieves hit Brownwood dealership...

    Saw where the thieves hit Brownwood dealership the night before.
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    The dogs did find a wonderful forever home. So...

    The dogs did find a wonderful forever home. So grateful for people who care about animals, especially the "special" ones.
  77. Thread: Tapatalk

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    So far I like. Just gotta figure it all out.

    So far I like. Just gotta figure it all out.
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    Catahoula & Aussie Seek Country Home

    Happy-go-lucky Catahoula (10 months) and loving Aussie (2 years) are living in the city but longing for wide open spaces. Both are males and very attached to one another so we're looking for a home...
  79. Not sure who "they" and "them" you are referring...

    Not sure who "they" and "them" you are referring to, but the City of Eastland has not "maxed" out the tax rate. Cant speak for the other taxing entities.
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    That should read "quit" cooking !

    That should read "quit" cooking !
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    Did we all quick cooking? LOL Tonight I am...

    Did we all quick cooking? LOL Tonight I am making hamburgers. Tomorrow lunch will be at the Folklike Festival!
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    [QUOTE= I can fight the ticket though because my...

    [QUOTE= I can fight the ticket though because my husband is like my "gardian" until I actually turn 21. It was his beer and BOTH of our names are on the vehicle we share.

    Really? What about a...
  83. Thread: Terry Honea

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    WFAA Channel 8 out of Dallas had a story on the...

    WFAA Channel 8 out of Dallas had a story on the injured firefighter on their 10 p.m. news last night. They probably have a link on their website. Sorry I didn't get it before posting.
  84. Thread: Terry Honea

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    Terry Honea is not the one sent to Parkland. I...

    Terry Honea is not the one sent to Parkland. I saw Terry on Sunday. His nose is burned and he has lost some brows and lashes.
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    Contact lens wearers please read

    I visited an eye doctor today. He discovered I have developed some complications with my corneas due to me wearing my contact lenses longer than recommended, I had been misinformed about the...
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    Been working all week. My boss has 4 wheel drive...

    Been working all week. My boss has 4 wheel drive and picks us up. Is that a good or bad thing???
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    My mom called me last week and said she was...

    My mom called me last week and said she was feeling blue because of days without sunshine. THANK GOODNESS she left on a cruise Saturday and returns Sunday. This week would have done her in!
  88. Thread: mailman?

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    If your mom didn't teach you, then it's never too...

    If your mom didn't teach you, then it's never too late to learn on your own.
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    The one who came to my door in Cisco was quick to...

    The one who came to my door in Cisco was quick to show me he had a permit.
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    My co-worker got a call from Dr. Wadley's office...

    My co-worker got a call from Dr. Wadley's office yesterday. She was a patient who was left with a pending contact order. The lady who called her was very nice, and wanted to get her taken care of. ...
  91. Thread: Cam Webb

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    Re: Cam Webb

    He has an appointment at M.D. Anderson next week. His wife has set up a care page for him so folks can follow his journey. Will find the info and post here for those who want to continue with...
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    Re: No smoking on school property?

    I hate to be sitting at Sonic on a pretty day with my windows open and have someone in the next car light up a cigarette and hang it out the window. Smoke does travel, right into my open window!
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    Re: What the *&^%?!

    I have one of the new Brookshires cards. They send me e-mails with some online specials that I can choose to have loaded to the card. There are some discounts automatically added to the card. You...
  94. Thread: Old Rip today

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    Re: Old Rip today

    [QUOTE=PiggyDog;459896]The 'dancing' horse was beautiful... but the whole idea worries me...


    The only way I know that 'dancing' horses are trained is cruel... Plus the excessive foam and slobber...
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    Re: I saw it with my own two eyes!!!!!

    The law enforcement involved with the high schoolers has no jurisdiction at Lake Leon.
  96. Thread: City of Cisco

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    Re: City of Cisco

    The guy was driving on a residential street at near dark on something that has no lights or reflectors. Dangerous to him and dangerous to anyone driving down the street. I wonder if he has been...
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    Re: Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells

    I'm with you Tess - that book got to me too! Sometimes Stephen King's writing is just too good!
  98. Re: Cisco Fire Department Activity Report For July 2010

    Thanks for the info. Be interesting to see the same report from all the departments - you know, since everybody is equal and all.
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    Re: Frac Tech Article:

    Their tax abatement had nothing to do with any presidential administration. The City of Cisco and County of Eastland had granted Frac Tech tax abatements for a certain period of time. That time...
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    Re: Frac Tech Article:

    Tax rate reductions for Frac Tech are expiring and are being phased in over the next few years.
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    Re: Frac Tech Article:

    Good article. Glad they are doing well. The tax abatements are phasing out now, so City of Cisco and Eastland County are going to have a big increase in property valuations over the next few years,...
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    Re: Everyone that is concerned needs to...

    Julie said: I understand they have raised the amount over the past couple of years but I think it was only a couple of thousand dollars more this year than last, meaning only an extra $250 per...
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    Re: The last fire protection thread

    The city fire departments receive state and/or federal funds at times to purchase new equipment. There is no revenue from state or federal funds in the budget annually to provide anything to the...
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    Re: Everyone that is concerned needs to...

    Just adding some information - remember, most food items are tax exempt, and the cities get no sales tax money from automobile sales, that is strictly state sales tax, same for gasoline.

    The...
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    Re: I hope this is not true!!

    Is public comment allowed at the commission meetings? I know at some city meetings you can fill out a card and have a certain amount of time for comments from citizens.
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    Re: Not all are Rednecks!

    Had visitors from California a while back. Took them to see some longhorns. The daughter looked very puzzled when I showed her the longhorns behind the fence. She said "Don't they roam free on the...
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    Re: KTAB comes to Eastland!

    BUMP
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    Major water leak

    Alert Message has been issued by the Eastland Police Department.

    Thursday July 15, 2010 12:30 PM CDT

    Major water line break in Eastland. Conserve water until further notice!

    There has been...
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    Re: Alcohol sales in Eastland County

    Putnam probably doesn't have much industry to create sales tax revenue except sales of alcohol and they received 1041.14 for the month of June.

    Ranger's sales tax receipt for June was 25,535.57. ...
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    Eastland Pool Hours

    Just a reminder of the Eastland pool hours. This is the third summer in a row that the pool has been closed on Wednesday, but that doesn't seem to have gotten around to everyone.

    Hours of...
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    Re: Eastland Pool ??

    The regular hours are different from Splash Day. First session noon to 2:45, second session 3:15 to 6:00. Tue and Thu night 6:30 to 9:30.
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    Re: Another Cultural Plus

    I agree with rme. He can't even get the title correct - she is Miss USA not Miss America. Two different entities.
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    Prom decorations

    Does anyone know what happened to the Eastland prom decorations - the cruise ship mural, etc? Know a group that might want to borrow them for a good cause.
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    Re: Tiny black kitten

    male ? female? how old?
  115. Thread: dr

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    Re: dr

    Then why even respond to anything she has to say? In this case no response would have been much better than what you posted. In this case - and I am talking about this case only, don't care about...
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    Re: CARE for bread?

    This bread is wonderful! A couple of co-workers just warmed some in the microwave - smells awesome. We are bringing honey butter and jelly for loaf #2. YUMMY and we are not allowed to talk...
  117. Thread: dr

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    Re: dr

    Wow. That is how you respond to someone talking about their father's death. Wow. I imagine that in a moment like that I would be so upset that I would not know who to call either. Just hope...
  118. Thread: gossip

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    Re: gossip

    The Cisco mayor is Hal Porter.
  119. Thread: dr

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    Re: dr

    Sorry your daughter got a terrible doctor. I had to go to the EMH ER couple of yrs ago and to my surprise the doctor there was a well known OB/GYN doctor from Brownwood. He was totally professional...
  120. Thread: Twillers Unite

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    Re: Twillers Unite

    "Oh, girls I think we have found us a live one" Run Thutmose, run. LOL
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    Re: Special Meeting called 1/22/10 - Ranger

    check for a PM from me
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    Re: Special Meeting called 1/22/10 - Ranger

    Lawgirl may not work at city hall, but perhaps someone she is married to does and provides her with all her "information".
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    Re: Christmas Music

    glad to read this review. I bought this CD for my dad for Christmas - now I am sure he will like it. I am no county/bluegrass fan, but that Jennifer Nettles can sure sing!
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    Re: Christmas Music

    Yes, have seen Anna Phoebe - she was fantastic. Was a bit of a letdown when it wasn't her the next time. I wish they would get their schedule back to coming to Texas early in December on the...
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    Re: Holiday Music

    I have seen Trans-Siberian Orchestra three times, and each time they are awesome! Took my dad the first time, wasn't sure how he would like it but when he stood and cheered after they played O Holy...
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    Christmas Music

    How about a thread that hopefully will not dissolve into politics or insults?

    Do you love holiday music? If so, do you have a favorite song, favorite artist?

    I love holiday music. My...
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    Re: football scores

    Crane wins in overtime 31-28
  128. Thread: Loboes

    by Cricket
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    Re: Loboes

    It does sound great!
  129. Thread: Loboes

    by Cricket
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    Re: Loboes

    who scored?
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    Re: Dead TV Disposal?

    Yes, next bulk pickup is Friday the 20th. Call to be put on the list.
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    Re: Letter to the Editor in todays paper

    apparently 10 yard delay of game penalty if half-time activities exceed the allotted time.
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    Re: Letter to the Editor in todays paper

    What would the penalty have been for exceeding the half time time limit?
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    Re: In Front of Bealls

    They are not getting any tax abatements, nor free water or sewer.
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    Re: SB2099 Why I hate politics.

    The IRS is Going to Require All Firearms to be Listed on Income Tax Returns-Fiction!






    Summary of eRumor:
    This story is that Congress is considering legislation that will...
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    Re: How cruel can people get!!!!!!!!!!

    Cute little baby couldn't be saved. The infection was all into the eyeballs. Someone neglected him and then dumped him. A little attention when his eyes were first getting matted would have saved...
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    Re: Eastland City Pool to reduce hours

    bump
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    Eastland City Pool to reduce hours

    Hours at the eastland city pool are being reduced due to a shortage of lifeguards. The pool capacity may be reduced during pool hours if adequate number of lifeguards are not available for duty. ...
  138. Re: tonights concert

    Looks to me like her point is there are lots of great couples, but the Marshalls deserved the honor because they made such a big impact on EISD. I don't see anything about jealousy.
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    Re: Cats and Kittens

    So glad the black and white ones got adopted. Avoided a fuss at our house cause I wanted to get one and hubby was saying no, but my intention was to take one anyway. I did that once before, and the...
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    Re: Critters at the Shelter 6-29-09

    where was the rabbit found?
  141. Re: Billy Mays here with another fantastic product...

    Gulp!
  142. Thread: Eastland pool

    by Cricket
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    Re: Eastland pool

    no tickets required for admission except on Splash Day


    EASTLAND CITY POOL
    2009 SEASON


    Hours of Operation:
    Closed on Wednesdays
    There will be two afternoon sessions. Admission...
  143. Thread: Eastland pool

    by Cricket
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    Re: Eastland pool

    You can go here http://www.ci.stephenville.tx.us/departments/parksrec/aquatics/index.htm

    and see the plans for the Stephenville Aquatic Center

    Looks like it will be a neat place.

    Just...
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    Re: Today's Fire Reports

    If you want to help with water, etc for the firefighters leave your items at the fire station and it will be coordinated from there. City workers are on the way with some water for now, but sounds...
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    Re: Third Saturday Adoption program this weekend

    bump
  146. Thread: Trash Pickup

    by Cricket
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    Re: Trash Pickup

    CITY OF EASTLAND PRESS RELEASE

    Contact: Ron Holliday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Telephone: 629-8321 January 27, 2009

    WEATHER DISRUPTS EASTLAND GARBAGE COLLECTION SCHEDULE
    Collection will...
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    Re: Please explain why

    Oh its the "perception". Got it.

    Maybe someone else would perceive it as a die hard Maverick fan expressing their happiness that their rival did not win the state championship. You can't tell...
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    Re: Please explain why

    So you heard the the mayor of Eastland say that the people of Cisco are going to hell?
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    Re: Dead Body Found

    Earlier this year there were flyers and newspaper articles about a young man last seen in Cisco. He wasn't from Cisco but his car was found between Cisco and Eastland. I haven't seen a comment on...
  150. Thread: Where to shop?

    by Cricket
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    Re: Where to shop?

    In January Dillards at Rigmar Mall in Fort Worth had an excellent selection of formal dresses, and they also had formal jackets to go over the sleeveless ones. I bought a nice formal dress and...
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    Re: Absolutely the best!

    bump
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    Re: Watch!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I watched this also and it was a very good program. Very informative about the sad world of dog fighting. Like many others I assumed all the dogs in the Vick case were euthanized - nice to see that...
  153. Thread: Proctor Lake

    by Cricket
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    Re: Proctor Lake

    coyote - i don't think they were being mean about the spelling, probably just wanted the right spelling in case someone tried to look it up. Chill.
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    Re: kitten with six toes

    I should have given you better instructions. At first I wrapped my kittens in a small towel, rubbing and loving on them. Then pull one paw out and quickly trim the toes by pressing at the bottom of...
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    Re: kitten with six toes

    With kittens you can just nip off the very end and it makes a big difference. I did mine with plain nail clippers and just took that little hook off the end. Funny to watch them try to climb the...
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    Re: Worried about pet cat

    please see my reply in the other forum
  157. Thread: ? about my cat

    by Cricket
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    Re: ? about my cat

    Please take her to the vet as soon as possible. My 11 yr old cat began having rapid breathing and it ended up being serious. She had lots of fluid in her chest from lymphoma. They were able to...
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    Re: WALMART, where's my 10% discount?

    Yes, you can fly out of the store with self check ....unless you buy Sharpies or canned air. Just two of the things I had no idea that they would have to check ID on. That kinda slows down the...
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    Re: Eastland Lake Update

    Can you say "initiation"? Sounds like the mess that was found at city park this morning.
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    Re: The King is dead.. where were you

    I was in my college dorm and thought immediately of my step-mom who was a huge Elvis fan. She took me and my step-brother to see Elvis in Fort Worth when I was 13 and he was 10. I will never forget...
  161. Re: New Zealand Couple Names Baby Boy 'Superman'

    Many years ago a lady told me there was a child born at EMH and the mom named him Country Bumpkin, but then came back the next day and changed it before it was sent off to the state.
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    Re: why haven't i seen this before?

    I love this site too. There are some really funny "invisible" ones. At the bottom of the page there are lots of words and if you click on invisible it will bring up the pictures of cats in...
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    Re: NATIONAL GUARD in Eastland?

    bump

    I wish people would read what Goalie has written and help stop all the rumours regarding Eastland Dam.
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    Dangerous Book for Boys

    Check out this promo. Saw the author on TV this morning. I'm getting this book for my nephew and his dad, both spend too much time indoors. Looks like fun!
    ...
  165. Thread: Jeans today!

    by Cricket
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    Re: Jeans today!

    this thread made me think of this:

    We just spent several hours observing teenagers hanging out at our local mall. We came to the conclusion many teenagers in America today are living in poverty. ...
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    Re: Imus: Should he be fired?

    I'm editing the quote to read the way I saw it last Wednesday morning when I happened to be watching.


    Imus told listeners, "That's some rough girls from Rutgers.
    "Man, they got...
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    Re: Spin Movie Night

    For those interested in eating before the movie, the Eastland Volunteer Fire Dept is having their fish fry Saturday.
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    Re: Texas Corridors

    I had heard about the TTC, but hadn't given it much thought until last week when I traveled up highway 95 from Bastrop to Temple - avoiding I-35. This is a small road that goes through small towns...
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    Re: Texas Corridors

    Here is an interesting article about the TTC.

    http://www.fwweekly.com/content.asp?article=4526

    It is lengthy, but well worth your time.
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    Re: How many shoes?

    There are some numbers you just don't tell, like your weight and how many pair of shoes you have! :lol: If my husband knew the actual number he would probably have a fit - his shoe wardrobe is like...
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    Re: Craig Ferguson speaks from the heart

    Biker JJ - I hadn't read the Britney thread because I thought I knew exactly what it was going to be. After reading your post on here I did go back and read and it and you did express yourself well...
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    Re: Craig Ferguson speaks from the heart

    I like the message in this clip that we need to make fun of the people with power in this world like politicians, blowhards and Donald Trump instead of the vulnerable. We see someone stumble and...
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    Craig Ferguson speaks from the heart

    Sometimes TV is worth watching.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bbaRyDLMvA
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    Re: This weeks paper

    Has anyone considered a peaceful rally at a public place like the courthouse square and including ALL the sex offenders in the area. You could make a sign for each one with the public information...
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    Re: This weeks paper

    i wish to march for the kids that have already been raped and to inform those who do not know that there is a convicted child molester in this town.


    Remember, there is not just one convicted...
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    Re: This weeks paper

    Well, now we have two people who are usually on the same side fighting with each other. Man, alot is being accomplished.

    The type of "march" (harrassment) that is being talked about is fuel for...
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    Re: Superbowl - Holy Moly!!!

    He finally pulled that thing off his head, he was so wet it didn't matter! He doesn't look a year older than he did 20 yrs ago.
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    Re: Mama"s Country Wisdom

    Better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.

    My grandparents said this, now my mom does. Isn't pretty much everything better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick????
  179. Thread: Funny Quirks

    by Cricket
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    Re: Funny Quirks

    I'm the same way about leaving the house clean if going away, but especially if I am going alone and leaving hubby at home. If I died on my trip, can't stand the thought of him having to clean up...
  180. Thread: $500.00 fine

    by Cricket
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    Re: $500.00 fine

    Here's the flip side of the proposed fine:

    Bills filed

    H.B. 752 (Dutton) Employee Leave: would require an employer that employs ten or more employees to provide certain employees with eight...
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    Re: Your Favorite Inspirational Saying

    It will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.
  182. Thread: Religion

    by Cricket
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    Re: Religion

    Psalm 56:3-4
    When I am afraid, I will trust in you.
    In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust;
    I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?

    and

    Romans 12:11-12
    Never be...
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    Re: Baggy pants starting to make sense to me now

    I cringe when I look at my wedding pictures with my hubby and his court in powder blue tuxedos - pretty, but so outdated!
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    Re: Baggy pants starting to make sense to me now

    Remember the silly body suits we wore under our hip huggers? Basically they were a "onesie" for teens, but at least we didn't show our cracks or thongs like they do today! And we didn't have those...
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    Re: this infuriates me

    respect

    1. a particular, detail, or point (usually prec. by in): to differ in some respect.
    2. relation or reference: inquiries with respect to a route.
    3. esteem for or a sense of the worth...
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    Re: this infuriates me

    So can we just all agree that it is respectful to pull over for a funeral procession in our part of the country and drop all this other conversation that has nothing to do with funeral processions...
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    Re: What kind of music do you like?

    I like everything on the lists of stillseventeen,KEETY2 and MadMabel. And am very envious of Keety getting to see Clapton!

    Been listening to lots of music the past few days, old stuff and new. ...
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    Re: Woman dies in radio Contest

    Sometime within the last year or so a young woman running a marathon died from water intoxication. It made the news and I remember seeing a story on Dateline, or one of those shows about it. It has...
  189. Thread: Joyce

    by Cricket
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    Re: Joyce

    Just discovered you can send an e-mail greeting that will be hand-delivered to patients at Harris Methodist. If interested go to

    https://www2.texashealth.org/contactus/volemail.asp

    Praying...
  190. Thread: Joyce

    by Cricket
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    Re: Joyce

    Could her last name be posted here so people can send her cards? Everyone I have mentioned this to knows who "Joyce at Wal Mart" is, but we don't know her personally so don't know her last name. I...
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    White Chicken Chili

    There are lots of variations to this recipe, but this is the one my hubby likes best. This doesn't take long to make, makes a big bunch and is very good reheated.

    White Chicken Chili

    8...
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    Re: What's For Dinner?

    I made White Chicken Chili and it is sooo good, haven't made in a long time.
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    Re: New game (Name that t.v. show)

    Boy the way Glenn Miller played,
    Songs that made the hit parade
    Guys like us we had it made.
    Those were the days.
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    Re: New game (Name that t.v. show)

    Mary Tyler Moore show, Rhoda came later
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    Re: New game (Name that t.v. show)

    Cheers
    They're creeky and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky...
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    Re: What do you concider cheating?

    Guess what I am trying to say is that the people who know the most about this subject (cheating) probably aren't going to come in here and post about it because it's private and painful.
    Of...
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    Re: What do you concider cheating?

    Why even speculate about this? No one has any idea what they would do in a cheating situation until it actually happens. Those of you who have been through this or have seen friends/family through...
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    Re: Christmas with Louise

    I did a search and didn't see that it had been posted here before. If it has, I apologize.
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    Christmas with Louise

    a classic.....

    Christmas with Louise

    As a joke, my brother used to hang a pair of panty hose over his fireplace before Christmas. He said all he wanted was for Santa to fill them. What they say...
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    Re: Weather update thread

    I was just listening to a version of Baby It's Cold Outside by Ann Margret and Brian Setzer on the Brian Setzer Orchestra Boogie Woogie Christmas. A fun version. She still sounds great, breathy and...
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