GC professor aims high with giant puppets

Grayson College art professor Steve Black opened up his big, black three-ring binder. Half a dozen young artists crowded around as he thumbed through the contents: pictures of Mexican art, Aztec iconography, drawings of skulls and, most importantly, photos and diagrams of puppets. Over the next few weeks, Black and his team will turn these bits of inspiration, along with some wood, glue, and old newspaper, into giant puppets for Denison’s Day of the Dead parade.

Whitesboro T-ball field teed up

WHITESBORO — The capstone of Whitesboro’s multi-year civic improvement effort at Charles C. Whitecotton Park is ready to be placed. On Nov. 15, the Whitesboro Economic Development Corp. will be legally authorized to transfer up to $100,000 to the city’s Parks and Recreation Department for the purchase of lighting arrays that will complete the park’s new T-ball field and thus finish the last major step in the asset’s transformation.

Pottsboro celebrates Frontier Days

POTTSBORO — Frontier Days in Pottsboro has changed over the years. The event draws its inspiration from back in the 1800s, when cowboys would stop in the town for a rest as they drove cattle south to the State Fair of Texas.



Storm golf to host Texoma tourney

DURANT — Southeastern golf returns home today and Tuesday for its lone home event when it hosts the Texoma Championship at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Resort on the shores of Lake Texoma.

Bobcats get back on winning track

CELINA — Cash Conder rushed for three touchdowns and a game-high 70 yards to lead the Celina Bobcats to a 43-7 non-district win over the Melissa Cardinals on Friday night.

VA runs roughshod over Rams

VAN ALSTYNE — The Panthers have shown a tendency of going up big in the first half of games and Friday night was no different as Van Alstyne defeated S&S, 59-21, at Panther Stadium to remain undefeated.

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