Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 01/30/2015
Jan30

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 01/30/2015

This week I have a few bits and pieces of news to share with the community. You know, any good reporter needs to “find” news wherever he or she goes. And, that’s exactly what I did Thursday night. While driving down FM 1567, I noticed a lot of smoke billowing up from the County Road 1152 area of the Center Point community. On further inspection it looked like one of the pastures in the bottoms was on fire. I counted four fire trucks...

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Miller Grove News 1/23/15 by Brandon Darrow

This week has ended very cold and wet compared to the nice weather we had mid-week. January is quickly coming to a close and it already seems like 2015 is flying by. My sympathies this week to the Millsap family. I was honored to serve as a pallbearer at my Aunt Ruthie Millsap’s funeral this past Sunday. Ruthie Edna (Brown) Millsap passed away Jan. 14 in Pasadena, Texas. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 18, in West Oaks...

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Miller Grove News 01/16/2015 by Brandon Darrow
Jan16

Miller Grove News 01/16/2015 by Brandon Darrow

Cold weather and rain have been on most people’s minds lately. I’m not particularly fond of the cold weather but I know we do need the rain so I won’t complain. Lake Fork and Tawakoni are both still very low and need quite a bit of water to be restored to the water level that they once maintained. Received a note from Charles Bennett the other day with some information about our VFD. He said that at the organization’s regular business...

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Miller Grove News 01/09/2015 by Brandon Darrow
Jan09

Miller Grove News 01/09/2015 by Brandon Darrow

I hope everyone’s new year has started out on a good note. So far, so good for me. Other than the frigid temperatures, there isn’t much going on in the community at this time of year. School started back for the students on Tuesday. Monday was a staff development day. Right now junior high and high school are playing basketball games on a weekly basis. Many people in our community are sick or having problems with allergies. Happy...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 01/02/2015
Jan02

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 01/02/2015

I hope everyone had a great New Year’s. Of course, I had my usual black eyed peas as tradition holds. I know some people also eat cabbage on New Year’s but cabbage has never appealed to me so I omitted that from my lunch menu on the first day of 2015. For me, my new year consisted of going to Bass Pro Shops in Garland and just resting the remainder of the day. Not too exciting but it was still a good day and a good start to what will...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 12/25/2014
Dec26

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 12/25/2014

I hope everyone had a great Christmas. Mine was leisurely and quite but it was nice. My dad’s side of the family celebrated on Saturday (Dec. 20). We had a good time eating and visiting at my Aunt Betty Phillip’s house in the South Liberty community. My next Christmas was on Christmas day with my parents and my brother’s family. We had a spread of breakfast foods that morning after opening presents. Please keep Faye Tipps on your...

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Miller Grove news by Brandon Darrow 12/19/2014
Dec19

Miller Grove news by Brandon Darrow 12/19/2014

Wow, only a few days until Christmas and an even scarier thought is that in less than two weeks it will be 2015! Monday night was a regularly scheduled school board meeting. One of the main topics was extending the elementary building. This is a positive thought toward the growth of our school. Hopefully it will become a reality in the upcoming year. Happy Birthday this week to Karen May on Dec. 14, Daniel Shackelford on Dec. 16,...

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Miller Grove by Brandon Darrow 12/12/2014
Dec12

Miller Grove by Brandon Darrow 12/12/2014

Christmas is peeking around the corner and before we know it, it will be Christmas Eve. Most people still have a list of things to do in preparation of the big day…presents to buy, special foods and candies to make, and still some decorating here and there. So many of us get caught up in the commercial-ism of Christmas and don’t stop long enough to acknowledge the true meaning of the season. Not that I am perfect, because believe me...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow, 12/3/2014
Dec04

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow, 12/3/2014

Can anyone believe that Christmas is nearly here? Each year time flies more and more quickly. Last week County Line School’s historical marker was delivered. Now the program committee can plan a dedication ceremony for the marker. Last week I missed a few birthdays so I’m playing catch-up this week. Happy Birthday last week to Debbie Weatherly on Nov. 24; Jessica (Wagley) May on Nov. 25; Brian Lennon on Nov. 26; Lori (Woods) Evans on...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 11/11/14
Nov12

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 11/11/14

The first week of November provided to be a special week for Miller Grove High School. On the forefront of the headlines, Miller Grove Cross Country boys reached the seemingly unattainable goal of winning the State Championship for District 1-A. Congratulations to team members: William Clinton, Brennan Green, Trey Lester, Logan Miller, Riley Mitchell, Derek McCreight, and Aaron Smith. And let’s not forget our Lady Hornets. Even though...

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