Pumpkin Snickerdoodles spice up the sweet for fall

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

You know I can’t resist a fall setting that looks like it came right out of a Hallmark movie. So any time I can visit a pumpkin patch, go for a hayride, decorate or bake with gourds, pumpkins and winter squash, I’m all in. Autumn brings the cooler temps conducive to baking, as many times,…

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BACK STAGE BY LIZ ADAMS I believe in music

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Whoever finds this, I love you.”   —Mac Davis The first hit song Mac Davis wrote was for Elvis Presley. In a 2015 interview, Davis said he wrote that song in one night in 1968. You can probably hear it in your head as you read the familiar lyrics “Memories pressed between the pages of…

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Bob Wills Day on for Turkey week of Oct. 6–11, after April delay

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Texas Playboys slated for dance; full week of socially distancing music LIZ ADAMS AND BARBARA BRANNON    |  CAPROCK COURIER  In Turkey, Texas, folks have been waiting since April to rosin up their bows and get out their dancing boots. But when Covid-19 prompted a cancellation of the event’s traditional date, the board secured commitments…

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Silverton Groundbreaking Oct. 3, 2020

October 7, 2020 | 2 Comments

Silverton breaks ground on new multipurpose facility  On Saturday, October 3, the Silverton Downtown Association honored donors and broke ground on a new community center. A silent auction and a reverse drawing, along with games for children and live music by Tanner Lane followed the ceremony at the city’s 2nd annual Night on the Square.…

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Former state historian O’Neal speaks at Hotel Matador, Sept. 2020

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Former state historian of Texas Bill O’Neal of Carthage, Texas, gave a rousing talk at the Hotel Matador reception and book signing at which he was welcomed by Allison Kendrick, executive director of the Texas Plains Trail, and Marisue Potts of the Motley County Museum. The event was designed to promote heritage tourism and draw…

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Briscoe County Celebration & Rodeo 2020: Highlights video

August 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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