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Harvard Green Light Technology Could Be Next Breakthrough Tool to Fight Migraine

June marks Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, and for the millions of people who suffer from migraine or other types of serious headaches, a new drug-free, noninvasive tool is in store that can help alleviate pain. Thanks to researchers at Harvard, narrow band green light technology offers a ray of hope.

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Still ACTING Professionally Past Age 101 Years

If you have watched the Alfred Hitchcock movie, Saboteur, set in the war times of World War II, you “have to remember” seeing a “villain, dangling from the Statue of Liberty,” at the climax—and surely you were cheering or grimacing! If you have not seen this movie, YOU ARE MISSING SOMETHING! Lloyd (the villain) does a backflip that leaves him hanging onto and over the edge of the statue, and the star of the movie, Robert Cummings, loses grip of his sports coat as the seams split apart oneby-one until the “bad guy” falls to his death!

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Gorizia rosemary provides a wide range of uses in gardens and landscapes from combination container centerpieces to stand-alone plants in pollinator gardens. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Mike Arnold)

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Gorizia rosemary provides a range of ornamental and culinary uses and performs well around Texas. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Mike Arnold)

Gorizia Rosemary, aka Barbecue Skewers, Newest Texas Superstar

Gorizia rosemary, nicknamed Barbecue Skewers rosemary by Texas A&M AgriLife horticulturists, has been named the newest Texas Superstar selection for its edible and ornamental characteristics and ability to perform well across the state.

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Chuck wagon old drawing

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Old chuck wagon

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1885 chuck wagon

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John Brown age 6

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John Brown and Danny Shaw, working with Boy Scouts in Forney

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John & Sandra

Forney’s John Brown and his CHUCKWAGON Adventures

In 1974 I purchased Earl Sigler’s 1940s home on the lot at the corner of West Pacific and Miller’s Trailer Park private road and soon decided the wooden shingles that had been on it for more than 30 years needed to be “topped” with new modern white asphalt shingles. R. D. Davis, who had built the Paul and Marian Themer home at 605 Maple Street, said that I could not go wrong with putting hard-working and honest, Dee Bolding, in charge. The Boldings lived on Bois d’Arc, almost directly across the street and “one yard over” from Mom and Dad, so I went to see Mr. Bolding that evening when I was eating a “Mom Themer cooked” meal.

The Arduous Task of Bringing EDUCATION to Texas

March, 1886: According to the Kaufman Sun, there were 71 school districts in the county besides those of Kaufman and Terrell, with 4,700 pupils inside the scholastic ages of 8-16. The County received $24,300 free school (note: Nothing is free according to my economics teachers!) money from the State every year. There were excellent high schools at Kaufman, Terrell, Forney, Kemp, Cedar Grove, and fair prospects for several more in the near future.

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Alpha Tau Ends the Year—“Popping into Summer!”—and Installs New Members

The theme of the Alpha Tau meeting was “Popping into Summer!” Members brought lists of their favorite movies, books, and television shows to share and discuss, encouraging each other to try out some of the new choices of entertainment for the summer. The hostess committee, Jerri Coates, Joan Moore, Suzy McCook, Bettye Penny, and Sondra Perry had the library meeting room looking like a movie theater, carrying out the theme. There were black curtains and concessions of popcorn, hotdogs, nachos, candy, and cola. Each table was adorned with a movie poster, and the Hostess Committee members were dressed as ushers in black and white with pill box hats! It was the perfect setting! President Vivian Themer stated, “It was the best meeting we have had all year! It was lots of fun!”

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I Lift My Lamp

Last Monday was Flag Day, and it’s a good time to be thinking about our national symbols. The Rotary Club placed flying American flags all over Forney; at Flower Basket we got the good old bunting out for a show; and our Lady Liberty, who welcomes travelers in from Dallas under our three flags, is soon to be joined by another “little sister” to The New Colossus of Ellis Island.

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