Books can give detailed insight into the lives of historical people. However, actually hearing that same information from an experienced reenactor takes that same history into an interesting, real-life realm not found on the pages of a book. That unique experience is what the second annual History Comes Alive fundraiser for the Sherman Museum offers.
Time is running short for writers in the North Texas and Southern Oklahoma area to sign up for the Herald Democrat Writers Conference at Austin College on Oct. 4 and get signed copies of the books that will be discussed there.
Every year, the leaders of the Texoma Council of Governments selects four people to honor as their Citizens of the Year. Thursday night, the organization honored two men and two women for their service to their towns, counties, and Texoma as a whole.
The Texoma Council of Governments held a short meeting Thursday evening at Austin College before celebrating its annual event. The theme of the evening was “Faces of Texoma,” and TCOG staff, Board members and guests shared dinner and success stories.
U.S. Highway 75 in Sherman was briefly closed to one lane Friday after an accident in which a sedan and a semi-truck collided.