Archive | September 24, 2012

Miss Oakland Pageant

The annual Miss Oakland in October Pageant was held Saturday at Oakland First Baptist Church. Directed by Dr. Christina and Yolanda Vranich, the event featured seven categories for girls 18 years old and younger. The Queens will be present at the Oakland in October Festival on Oct. 6. The 2012 Miss Oakland in October Queens […]

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Memories are part of who we are

By Robert McGowan The following memories of a few days many years ago don’t suggest that the remembered events indicate defining moments in my life. All of us have memories. Perhaps in some small way they become a part of who we are.  Perhaps they have been responsible for molding a bit of our character, […]

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Property Transfers

District 7 • Billy C. Duncan and Sue Duncan to Ronnie M. Cowles and Virginia S. Cowles for $285,000 (2.136 acres) • Gary L. Aaron and Susan P. Aaron to Steven B. Hansen and Tammy R. Hansen for $280,000 (Woodmont Estate) • Mallorie Lindsey to Derrick R. Duell and Melanie D. Duell for $405,000 (Aston […]

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General Sessions Court Reports

Sentences • Stephen Brent Pollard, 11850 Macedonia Road, Arlington, violation of the implied consent law and reckless driving, fined $50, license revoked for one year, six months supervised probation. • David Mejia, 6922 Hillindale, Bartlett, violation of an order of protection and stalking, 11 months and 29 days in jail, sentence suspended except time served, […]

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Board rejects request to re-zone parcel for assisted-living facility

By Bill Short The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously defeated a proposed ordinance last week that would have re-zoned property for construction of an assisted-living facility. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman John Evans and seconded by Alderman Karl Chambless. The […]

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