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Members of Eastland City Commission listen to a speaker at Monday’s meeting Photo: Tommy Wells

Eastland moves step closer to becoming Sanctuary City for the unborn

The City of Eastland moved a step closer to becoming the latest municipality in Texas to ban abortion within its municipal boundaries on Monday. Voting in front of a standing-room-only crowd, members of the city council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance designed to prohibit medical or pharmaceutical abortions.

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“Club 55” members in Granbury: 1st row: Wendell Tucker, Sarah Tucker, Roberta Broussard, Jean Underhill, Ginger Tobin and Julia Bishop. 2nd row: Darrel Phillips, Jerry Cox, Mark Pipken, Rhonda Pipkin, Sue Swindell, Roy Broussard and Cecil Funderburgh. Photo: FUMC

Fourteen Members of FUMC’s Club 55 Attend Granbury Live show June 25

Members of Eastland First United Methodist’s new group called “Club 55” had their first outing to Granbury, Texas on Friday, June 25, 2021. Organized by their pastor Darrel Phillips, the eager attendees were thrilled by the country songs and guitar playing of Sonny Morgan and his accomplished musicians with a lively show of music and entertainment at Gran- bury Live.

County continues support for Crisis Center

Rhonda Howie, Executive Director of the Eastland County Crisis Center, met with county commissioners at Monday’s, July 12, meeting. She discussed the court’s acceptance of the 2022 ECCC Children’s Advocacy Center’s contract. She expressed appreciation for the county’s continued support. Director Howie pointed out that even during the covid shutdown, the center did not stop services. “The staff did an amazing job,” she said. Judge Fields thanked the Center for all they do for county citizens. The county’s amount of support will be the same as last year, $11,000, it was noted.


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