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Jason Swan gets

Jason Swan gets

Jason Swan gets the honor of a lifetime in being able to crown his daughter Kennedy homecoming queen during Jacksboro’s Homecoming. It was a funfilled day and week of activities. A special section of all the fun and memories will be able to be found in next week’s paper. Photo/Brian Smith

On September 6th

On September 6th

On September 6th we had our first Bryson 4H Club meeting where we elected our 2020-2021 officers and discussed our upcoming events. We are excited to announce the following officers:

The Tastiest Dish I Ever Prepared!

The Tastiest Dish I Ever Prepared!

Don’t get the wrong Idea when you read some of my columns that pertain to outdoor cooking. I’m certainly no chef but I don’t think a good camp cook needs to be professionally trained in order to ‘crank out’ tasty meals. I have ‘studied’ under some of the best cooks around in hunting camps from Canada to Mexico and always tried to pick up a tip or two from each one I spent time with. I’ve also spent a great deal of time experimenting. Yep, I’ve prepared everything from sour dough biscuits cooked in a Dutch Kettle to Venison stroganoff and lots of things in-between. But this past week, I made the very best ham I have ever tasted and after reading this week’s column, I have absolutely no doubt you can easily accomplish the same.

Midwestern State University announces August 2020 graduates

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (September 10, 2020) - Local students graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, in August 2020. MSU Texas awarded degrees to 237 undergraduate and graduate students. Honor graduates receiving bachelor degrees included 21 summa cum laude, 28 magna cum laude, and 30 cum laude. Honor requirements are a grade point average of 3.9-4.0 for summa cum laude, 3.7-3.89 for magna cum laude, and 3.5-3.69 for cum laude.

Keeping busy making outdoor plans

Keeping busy making outdoor plans

There’s lots to do in the outdoors, even during what many of us refer to as the ‘Dog Days’ of summer. The striped bass bite is going strong up on Lake Texoma says my buddy Bill Carey with Striper Express and catfish guides on Tawakoni have been butting their clients on limits of tasty catfish. Crappie fishing at Fork has been red hot one day and ‘iffy’ the next, common for this time of year.

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