Sean Love blows bubbles during the Bubble for Autism event at Lamar Elementary in Denison Wednesday morning. April is Autism Awareness Month.
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The Latino Literacy Project at Mayes Elementary School in Denison had 15 families commit for 10 weeks to learn how to read with their children and to learn English vocabulary. On Thursday, they graduated.
Local artists and community members gathered in downtown Denison Saturday for the Denison Culture of Art Festival which featured painting, singing and dancing along Main Street, as well as booths containing gardeners, yoga instructors, musicians, demonstrators and food vendors.
Here’s a look at some of nature’s hardest workers.
For nearly 30 years, Perrin Air Force Base served as a home for many military aircraft, ranging from the B-25 Mitchell bomber during World War II to the Cessna T-37 during the Vietnam War. While those days are long passed for North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field, the B-25 and other aircraft from that era returned to the former air base. As a part of a roaming exhibit entitled “The Wings of Freedom Tour,” four vintage WWII aircraft landed at NTRA on Monday and will be on display through Wednesday. The event is part of a 110-stop tour by the nonprofit Collings Foundation to increase knowledge and awareness of historic vehicles and their significance during the times of war.
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More than 150 children under the age of 9 — and their parents and guardians — swarmed the Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at Pecan Grove West Park in Sherman Saturday afternoon to collect candy-filled eggs and prizes.
The Shauney P. Lucas Memorial Art Show was named in honor of a young woman who encouraged other younger artists. She was killed in a car crash in 2001 at 18. Here is some of her work.
The Shauney P. Lucas Memorial Art Show will begin with a reception for the public to meet local artists from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Community Center. Additional showing times will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
During World War II, artifacts from the Quedlinburg Abbey were hidden outside of the city in a mine shaft for safe keeping. In April of 1945, advancing U.S. Army soldiers discovered the cache. When the relics were returned following the end of hostilities, officials with the church said several items were unaccounted for. They were discovered in North Texas in 1990.
Brock Curry, 3, of Sherman, got a visit from Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry on Wednesday at Children’s Medical Center. Brock, who has Lukemia, is pictured with his mother, Ashlyn Curry. Henry and retired Detroit Lions running back Barry Sander visited patients at the hospital this week.
Thunderstorms that moved through Grayson County on Monday night and continued until Tuesday morning caused broken tree limbs, downed power lines and damaged roofs across the county. Straight line winds reaching 70 to 80 mph blew through Whitesboro and devastated a local business, Griffin Restoration.
The Sherman Museum is opening a new exhibit on Tuesday to walk visitors through Texoma’s history.
Lucas Sinor, of Whitewright, walks his hog through the auction at the Grayson County Livestock show Friday afternoon.
The annual Texoma Exposition & Livestock Show at Loy Park in Denison kicks off this week. Here’s a look back at some previous shows.
One of the Commercial Heifers judges, Joel Judge, talks with Emily Pervis during judging Wednesday afternoon at the Grayson County Livestock Show Wednesday afternoon.
Madi Carroll, of Pottsboro leads her pig in during barrow weigh-in at the Grayson County Livestock show in Denison Monday morning.
A cold rain falls on people crossing Pecan Street in Sherman Tuesday afternoon.
A house with a pretty good view of the sunset is silhouetted against the bright sky in Gainesville Monday evening.
After 99 years in Denison, Central Ward in Denison is expected to be demolished beginning Monday. Here’s a look back at the school.
Howe High School students, from left, Logan Seagroves, Addison Hughes and Jaycob Miller head out to the Texoma Regional Blood Center’s Bloodmobile bus to give blood Wednesday afternoon. The Texoma Regional Blood center is currently in need of all blood types, especially O negative.
The Rev. Wesley Evans places ashes on the forehead of Frances Neidhardt during a service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Sherman Wednesday afternoon. The church was one of dozens in Texoma and around the world that observed Ash Wednesday. The day of fasting marks the start of lent for several Christian faiths and falls 46 days before Easter.
While it may be a dying art, there are a couple of places in Sherman and Denison where Texoma’s can get those boots fixed.
Cub Scout Pack 403 and Boy Scout Troop 403 collect food items at the Walmart in Denison on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The non-perishable food items were collected for the food pantry program at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Denison to be distributive to those in need as part of the Scouting for Food national initiative. The pack and troop are made up of about 50 local boys from first through 12th grade.
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