Back on their feet

For some folks, life takes them down paths that are sometimes difficult to understand. Micheal and Jenny Thomas and their three-year-old son Kelby have had their fair share of challenges.’ Micheal, injured in a 2006 fall from a windmill on which he was working, is still recovering from the spinal cord injury he suffered in…

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BHS cross country girls take team title at San Angelo meet

By Kristy Sweatman BHS Cross Country Coach Once again the Brady High School Cross Country team had an impressive showing at the San Angelo State University Stampede on Saturday, Sept. 13. Starting the day off were the JV and varsity girls. The varsity girls were paced by sophomore Chelsea Moore who placed third with a…

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Brady JV falls to Billies, 21-14

The Brady Bulldog JV gave the Fredericksburg team all they wanted before losing, 21-14, here last Thursday evening. “They made the big plays when they needed to,” Brady coach Larry Hoelscher said. The Billies scored in the first quarter, and kicked the extra point to go up 7-0. Brady’s Andy Williams ran for a two-yard…

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Bulldogs score big victory, down Fredericksburg, 28-23

Brady’s Prennis Williams bolted 27 yards for a touchdown with 1:13 left in the game at Fredericksburg last Friday night to give the Bulldogs a 28-23 victory. The Dogs had to hang on as the Billies reached the Brady 29 before running out of downs with 16 seconds left on the clock. It’s was one…

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McCartneys celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

What do you get when a Ballinger Bearcat marries a Winters Blizzard’A happy couple of 60 years. Jim D. McCartney and Jerline Buxkemper were married Sept. 7, 1948, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rowena. The couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary Sept. 7. A reception honoring them was hosted by their children and families,…

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Brady woman wins statewide radio contest

Nan Crouch of Brady had never entered a radio contest before and never imagined she might win something’anything’let alone a grand prize, if she were to enter one. All that changed when she listened to KNEL 95.3 on the morning of July 31. The KNEL morning team of Tracy Pitcox and Guyanne McCall had a…

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Military Brief’

USAF Graduate Air Force Airman Daryl L. Booth has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and…

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Billies down, Lions next at homecoming

I really don’t like clich’s nor do I like using them in my talks or writings. But if there was ever an old-fashioned clich’ that fit Friday night it would have to be the oldest one in the book’It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in…

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Lohn Eagles Booster Association hosts ‘Meet the Eagles’ night

One of the largest crowds in recent years crowded into the Tabernacle Thursday, Sept. 4, for the annual ice cream supper and “Meet the Eagles” night. Supt. Leon Freeman introduced new coaches, Jayson Wilhelm and Keith Hughes. Coach Sanchez introduced the 2008 Eagles, and Anna Freeman presented the cheerleaders. Everyone enjoyed the evening. Officers for…

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BYOP’Bring your own parrot

Chances are, when you were a kid, you wanted to grow up to be a pirate. I know I did. And there is a good reason for that’pirates get to do whatever they want. Kids almost never get to do what they want, unless they are very strange kids. ‘Mommy, would it be all right…

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