Minden Press-Herald

Sunday
Apr 20th

Life

Engagements and Weddings

Harper-Reed engaged to marry

Harper-Reed  engaged to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stephen Harper of Minden are pleased announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Quinn Harper, to Mr. Bryce Stanford Reed. Bryce is the son of Mrs. Lynne Reed and the late Paul Wayne Reed, of Fort Worth, Texas.

Catherine is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mose Quinn, the late Judson Grimmett Harper and the late Betty Beazley Harper. Bryce is the grandson of Mrs. Lois Jennings Holzknecht of Fort Worth, the late Edward Waller Holzknecht, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Luther Reed, of Seymour, Texas.

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Updating old adages to today’’s lingo

Updating old adages to today’’s lingo

All of us grew up with old sayings and old adages. My son found an update on some of these old sayings. Some are my updatings from my years of experiences.

Updating them t...

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Memories of January ice storms

Memories of January ice storms

In years gone by, before we had I-20. we had high water problems on Highway 80 between Minden and Dixie Inn. In May and June of 1958, my husband and I took a lot of kiddi...

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The fire that kept burning

The fire that kept burning

The television announcer recently posed the question "Do you know what to do when you find your house is on fire?" As he launched into his explicit instructions my mind w...

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The rationing list

The rationing list

Recently, someone mentioned rationing that we had during World War II. Almost everything was rationed, and some things were just made unavailable to the general public.

On...

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You’ve come a long way, Baby

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Have you ever heard of a 10-year-old boy having a valid driver's license? Or a 20-year-old woman having a driver's license and had never driven a car, or even sat under t...

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Modesty in my day

Modesty in my day

I have written about changes in kitchen appliances and other changes in the last sixty-five to seventy years. Just as radical were the rules and the way ladies must condu...

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