POTTSBORO - John Howard and Helen Spillman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family members and friends on Oct. 3 at Calvary Baptist Church in Denison. The gathering was hosted by their children, Lenora Hatch and Joyce L. Spillman.
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Jessica Carson of Pottsboro and Heath Spindle of Dodd City were wed Aug. 15 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Denison. Officiating was Deacon Gary Vogel.
Jackie Renee Griffin of Sherman and Nathaniel Paul Miller of Denison were wed Oct. 3 at Waterloo Lake dock and pavilion in Denison. Officiating was Pastor Larry Goodwin.
United Way of Grayson County is working with Salvation Army, Grand Central Station, Pottsboro’s Lifeway Resale Barn, Grayson County Shelter, and local organizations to reach more people for Christmas assistance.
Ridley Scott’s space operas have been pretty bleak. “Alien” and its follow-up prologue “Prometheus” carried us to places where everyone can hear you scream. “Blade Runner” brought killer androids from their slave confines on extraterrestrial colonies to destroy their creators on Earth. Scott’s goal has been to make us unsettled, not uplifted. Unlike the “Star Trek” franchise, he’s never inspired NASA engineers.
BONHAM - Pumpkins, homemade goodies, crafts and books will make up the 20th annual Pumpkin Patch Bazaar on Oct. 10 at the Bonham Public Library, 305 E. Fifth Street. The event, a fundraiser for the library, begins at 9 a.m.
Grayson College theatre students take on the challenges of an 18th century Australian penal colony when they present “Our Country’s Good” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10 in the Cruce Stark Auditorium, located in the Arts & Communication Center on the college’s main campus in Denison. Written by British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker and adapted from Thomas Keneally’s novel “The Playmaker,” the award-winning and Tony Award-nominated play is geared for adult audiences.
Texoma Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
LOS ANGELES — Drought, more frequent wildfires and rising temperatures due to climate change are upsetting the delicate balance between life and death conditions for Joshua Tree National Park’s peculiar namesake plant.
SEATTLE — When you pull up the weather forecast on your smartphone or check online to see if a storm is coming tomorrow, you likely have a Seattle company to thank for the predictions.