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Drake to demo at Barnard’s Mill meeting

Drake to demo at Barnard’s Mill meeting

  Special to the Current Barnard’s Mill Art League will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m. Sculptor Margaret Drake will demonstrate the clay plaque she has…

A ‘to do’ list for your garden before vacation

A ‘to do’ list for your garden before vacation

By Bonnah Boyd Somervell County Master Gardener The phrase “dog days” refers to the sultry days of summer. In the northern hemisphere the dog days of summer are most commonly…

Dulcimers delight at Oakdale festival

Dulcimers delight at Oakdale festival

Special to the Current Sweet sounds billed Oakdale Park last weekend when the 33rd annual Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival came to Glen Rose. The festival began Friday and ran…

Oakdale Park premieres as film festival site

Oakdale Park premieres as film festival site

Special to the Current The fourth-annual Glen Rose Neo-Relix Film Festival is making its debut at Oakdale Park in Glen Rose this year from March 27 to March 29. Thursday…

Herbs enjoying revival for medicinal uses

Herbs enjoying revival for medicinal uses

The following article was published in the Somervell County Master Gardeners newsletter “The Green Piece,” March issue. The original title was “Yarb Doctors and Granny Women.” By Sheryl Kleinschmidt Master…

Pruning and planting tips for February

Pruning and planting tips for February

By Linda Heideman Somervell County Master Gardener Finish pruning before the trees start to leaf out in your area. A well-trained tree should need very little pruning later in life.…

Film Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ strums heart strings

Film Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ strums heart strings

By Sara Gann Texan News Service Ever since Disney released the film “Mary Poppins” in 1964, Julie Andrews has sang and danced her way through the hearts of children and adults…

Cross Timbers Trails Magazine

Cross Timbers Trails Magazine

Journalism students at Tarleton State University produce a twice-yearly magazine, Cross Timbers Trails, full of features about people, places and events in Bosque, Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Palo Pinto…

Gardening tips for January

Gardening tips for January

By Shirley D. Smith Somervell County Master Gardener Have you been outside lately? Well, do so and look at the ground. Unwanted plants (i.e. weeds) are coming up everywhere –…

Film review: Disney’s animated ‘Frozen’ warms the heart

Film review: Disney’s animated ‘Frozen’ warms the heart

By Emily Hardman Special Contributor “Frozen,” Walt Disney Pictures’ new computer animated film, takes a fairy tale plot and adds some uncommon characters to tell the story of two princesses…

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