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Orville Rogers… a Man from Hubbard, Texas

There was no better Christian life to write about last year—and celebrate—than that of Orville Rogers, who died in November at the age of 101. His life story embodied the positive and profound role faith plays for a very large number of Americans. (Newsweek) Orville Rogers was born in Hubbard, Texas, in 1917, but it… Continue reading Orville Rogers… a Man from Hubbard, Texas

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Becky Priest – A Talented Lady From Hubbard

Are you ready for some romantic instrumental music by The Nashville Keys? Co-produced by Becky Priest, a talented lady from here in Hubbard, Texas. You can find the album for play and download on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/album/0EkFPMYZekxnQCy1QV1qYl?highlight=spotify:track:2NcDcWMZMUYIcEmgCC7QrG New Album from Becky Priest - The Nashville Keys From: https://thinkcountrymusic.com/whats-new/the-nashville-keys-release-instrumental-country-love-songs-album/ Country Love Songs, the new album from The… Continue reading Becky Priest – A Talented Lady From Hubbard

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Buzz The Bee of Honey Nut Cheerios

#DIDYOUKNOW that a young lady from Coolidge named the Honey Nut Cereal Mascot? Their mascot is an anthropomorphic bee, designed for the first commercials by Dean Yeagle at Zander's Animation Parlour in New York City. The bee did not have a name until 2000, when Kristine Tong, a fifth grade student from Coolidge, Texas, won… Continue reading Buzz The Bee of Honey Nut Cheerios

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Rural Transportation in Hubbard, Texas

The Heart of Texas Rural Transit District (HOTRTD) is one of 39 Rural Transit Districts designated by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). HOTRTD provides demand response transportation to the general public, including transportation for seniors age 65 and older, and to the disabled of any age. Service is primarily provided using a fleet of… Continue reading Rural Transportation in Hubbard, Texas

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Hubbard, Texas – Where Did The Name Come From?

Hubbard, Texas . . . where did the name come from? For those of you who don't know, Hubbard was named in honor of Richard Bennett Hubbard, former Governor of Texas (1876-1879) and also the Ambassador to Japan. He lived in Tyler and was originally from Georgia, but like many Southerners, he came to Texas.… Continue reading Hubbard, Texas – Where Did The Name Come From?

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Desperados in and Around Hubbard City, Texas

Desperados - The Life of Tom Varnell - and yes, he killed a man here in Hubbard. The ARLINGTON JOURNAL, Arlington, Texas. Thursday July 30, 1903 - Tom P. Varnell a somewhat notorious character was shot and killed at Abbott, Hill County, on the 26 of July, 1903, by Oscar Ferguson. Varnell had heretofore killed… Continue reading Desperados in and Around Hubbard City, Texas

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Covid Strikes Again But Doesn’t Get Hubbard Down

Usually, here in Hubbard, Texas, celebrations are in full swing during Magnolia & Mistletoe. From parades, to vendors, to music, to parties, to events... this has all been curtailed this year in order to prevent the spread of this horrible thing that has been a blight during 2020. Life doesn't stop and we wanted to… Continue reading Covid Strikes Again But Doesn’t Get Hubbard Down