Oakwood Cemetery Association will begin its annual spring cleanup on March 1. Easter is April 4, and it is always the goal of the association to have the work completed by that time. As always, the association appreciates your help with this project as it prepares for mowing, cleaning, trimming, and other maintenance.
Dallas Cowboy great Drew Pearson’s candle of hope was down to final flickers. Recently, though, the Pro Football Hall of Fame recognized the greatness of this National Football League star who was named “all-pro” three times. Old number “88”--who set numerous team records in the 1970s-1980s--was named to the 2021 HOF class, unleashing tears from his 70-year-old eyes.
Warmer temperatures over the weekend and continuing this week melted most of the snow from the state’s roadways and roofs. But Texans are still dealing with broken pipes that flooded homes and businesses, damaged municipal water systems, and continued power outages in scattered areas, mainly in East and Central Texas.
This morning it was minus three degrees. For those of you south of the equator, that’s cold. You see, it’s winter in Texas … and North Carolina … and really winter in Oklahoma where it has been about twenty below for several days. It has something to do with Global Warming and the Polar vortex. Somehow the warm air below the polar ice cap has allowed the cold air hovering over the ice cap to slip down into the more temperate zones. Are you impressed? I didn’t have to look any of this up and am probably not exactly right. I’m not even sure where to look it up … but if my internet was working, I would try. So, just take this with a grain of salt … rock salt that you probably need on your sidewalk to melt some of that ice.