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Remembering the ghosts of Christmas past

Remembering the ghosts of Christmas past

By Ken Cable and Lee Clark Special to The Friday Flyer It was an unusually cold December and the wind blowing up from the lake set the wind chimes in the front garden to playing their random music as she hurried through the garage into the house. Signs of the first Christmas of the year 2000 were beginning to appear in front yards all over her Canyon Lake neighborhood.
She raised the thermost…

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Sound of gunshots results in lock-down at local schools

Imagine being a parent in the era of Twitter and Facebook and getting a message from your child or another parent that gunshots had been heard near the school; …

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Canyon Laker in the news for lawsuit against Bill Cosby

Most Canyon Lakers have been fans of comedian Bill Cosby at one time or another in the past 40 years. Whether it was his starring role in the 1960s show "I Spy;…

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Parades are better than ever in spite of rain

Canyon Lakers were treated to a lineup of events for all ages last weekend, in spite of Friday's rainy weather that threatened two popular parades. Organizer Mi…

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Photo of the Week

Canyon Lakers pulled out all the stops this season to create memorable entries in the Boat Parade and Golf Cart Parade, and to decorate their homes for the holiday season, as seen in this photo by Diana Castillo. The community is aglitter – so take time to cruise the streets and check out the winners in the Home Owners Club's Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The addresses are listed in an adjacent article.

Parade of Lights winners are announced

Parade of Lights winners are announced

The Yacht Club and Parade of Lights Chair Steve Oskey announced the 11 winners of the Parade of LIghts Boat Parade, held December 13, as follows: Sweepstakes: Christmas for Cowboys by Englehardt, Rodriguez, Muenzer and Garland Commodore: 007 Little Red Engine by Ted Horton Extraordinaire 1: Frosty the Snowman by Tim Janes Extraordinaire 2: Phantom of the Opera by Nina Scotti Extraordinaire 3: …

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Golf Cart Parade winners are announced

Golf Cart Parade winners are announced

After being rescheduled to Sunday evening, December 14, because of rain, this year's Golf Cart Parade and Toy Drive was better than ever, with at least 40 carts participating. Some of the participants went all out with their extravagant entries, and everyone – participants and spectators alike – appeared to be having a good time. Organizer and Street Carts President Mike Shroyer thanked the …

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The first day of Hanukkah celebrated

Tuesday evening, members from the Jewish community in Canyon Lake met for the first evening of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights. It is the eight-day Jewish holiday co …


Golf Course's tall palms are going down

Several residents asked about palm trees being cut down this week on the Golf Course. Property Owners Association Director Bruce Yarbrough explained that the Association is working …


In Memoriam: Serita Moore

Serita Guillory Moore, a native of Church Point, Louisiana, entered the gates of heaven on December 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Obelia Guillory …


Holiday Deadlines for The Friday Flyer

Because of the Christmas and New Years holidays, deadlines for all news and advertising are pushed up one day. The deadline for Club News, Announcements, Letters, etc. for the Dece …


News Briefs

This section contains information on local activities and items of interest to Canyon Lake residents. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications.com no later than …


Club News

This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than …


Golf News

Women's Golf Club Here are the winners of the December 9, 2014, annual Christmas Tournament. A Flight 1st place: Susan Sell, Norma Yarbrough, Lorrie Cobb, Patti Miles, Maxine …


Adopt-a-Pet: Bit and Shiloh

Bit is a 12-year-old, beige, male Lhasa Apso. He is housebroken and good with other dogs. Bit's handlers say he an absolute cutie pie and will make a great companion, but will do b …


IRS Pension Update: New Limits for 2015

This Practical Money Skills column is provided by Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMon …


Popular phrases and from whence they came

. . . or as most would say, where they came from. We haven't verified the truth of these statements, but they sound reasonable. • "A shot of whiskey" – In the old west a .45 c …