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Soldier benefit Sunday a ‘Labor of Love’

POTTSBORO — All the way up Preston Peninsula, less than a mile from Preston Point, sits Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7873, tucked against the shores of Lake Texoma. It’s smokey and dimly lit in the warm, Cheers-y way that a VFW cantina should be, with the requisite celebrations of military history and Americana on every wall. In other words, it resembles your typical VFW hall.

Loy Lake Bridge to remain closed through September

Much to the chagrin of Sherman Town Center restaurant owners , Loy Lake Bridge will remain closed for at least another month, said officials with the Texas Department of Transportation Friday. The structure has been off-limits to traffic for nearly two months.

Sports

Second-half goals lift ’Roos by ETBU

Mandi Sherwood scored her second goal in as many days to open the season and Myranda Baumgartner added a late tally as the Austin College women’s soccer team topped East Texas Baptist, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon.

Grand opening: Overtime FG enough for Yellow Jackets in new stadium

The overtime period was about to come to an end and Frisco Liberty was yards away from the victory. The Redhawks knew the situation — a touchdown would win it for the visiting team at Denison’s brand-new home — but at worst a chip shot field goal would extend the game.

S&S holds off Callisburg

SADLER — It was hard to tell which was shinier Friday night — S&S Consolidated’s new home bleachers, or sophomore quarterback Devin Orr.

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