CALERA, Oklahoma – W.S. “Woodie” Alexander sweeps the well-worn, concrete floor and straightens the tables as he watches out the front windows of the small building. It won’t be long before his friends start arriving and the games at the Calera Domino Club will get underway, just as they have every Monday through Friday afternoon for more than 20 years.
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In recognition of National Library Week, the Denison Public Library celebrated Thursday night with a performance by Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow. The week, which was first celebrated in 1958, recognizes the role of the library within a community.
BONHAM - Photography, paintings and printmaking will be featured by April’s “Artists of the Month” in Bonham. The monthly program is coordinated by the non-profit Creative Arts Center (CAC) in Bonham and focuses in local artists. Art pieces by all four artists will be displayed throughout the month at the CAC, 200 West 5th Street, and at various locations in Bonham.
Assisting local veterans is the goal of the Preston Trail chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution as it hosts a special event on April 25.
Persons caring for someone with a critical illness of disability are encouraged to take part in an upcoming class being offered by Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties. The free, four-part Caregiver Class will run from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on May 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the Home Hospice office in Sherman.
Courtesy photo McBride five generations The family of Betty McBride of Anna recently gathered for a five-generation photo. Shown are, left to right, Patty Roland of Pilot Grove, Betty McBride of Anna holding Kenzie Beck of Denison, Aundrea Beck and Christy Beck of Denison.
The Sherman Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday announced the upcoming schedule for its Hot Summer Nights Concert series, which brings a bevy of bands to Sherman on Thursdays in June and July. After last year’s foray into Pecan Grove Park, Hot Summer Nights will return this year to the Sherman Municipal Grounds.
Affordable gardening will be the program topic of the April 21st meeting of the Red River Rose Society. The gathering will be from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Denison Public Library. Guests are welcome.
Raising awareness of homelessness in Grayson County will be the goal of a special music fest this Saturday at Midway Mall in Sherman. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., is being sponsored by the non-profit Share, Taking It To The Streets programs, along with other local organizations.
BONHAM — The Children’s Center is hosting an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 112 W. 5th in Bonham.