DRAWING FIRE DEPARTMENT BENEFIT TICKETS – Amherst Fire Chief, Rd Gass, visits with Jacelyn Acevedo, Saturday evening, July 18, 2020, after she had drawn two winning tickets from the Amherst Chamber of Commerce ticket scrambler. The first winner was Clay Burton, who won a Sig P 320-M18 9 mm pistol; and the second winning ticket was Ronnie Schroeder’s, who won a 308 Savage Rifle with a factory scope. Fire Chief Gass called each of them after the drawing to let them know they had won. Money from their ticket purchases went to purchase new safety Personal Protection Bunker Gear for the Amherst Fire Department. Fire Chief Gass announced: “Thank you everyone, for your support and donations for this safety equipment fund raiser! (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn)
My late father, T. J. Newbury, was a grand story teller. Friends and neighbors in Early, TX, gave him high marks for joke-telling, and so do I.
Governor’s order mandates wearing of face masks in public
Give me a break. There are pitfalls when one is in tall weeds trying to determine the origin of expressions.
It seems like a lifetime though it has only been a few months since our worlds changed with the Covid-19 pandemic. The changes have taken many different forms. Changes have come for some at work, and at school. There have been economic impacts drastically changing lives. Some have had the virus or known people who have. So many of us have felt the hole in our lives where connection and face-to-face conversations used to be.