Ten Thousand Villages (TTV), a non-profit organization, will bring its International Artisan Fair to Sherman this Friday and Saturday. The event, hosted by the Mission Team of First United Methodist Church, will be held in the church’s Community Life Center. Hours will be 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. All proceeds will directly benefit the artisans from 38 countries.
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Life was not easy for Trenell Walker growing up in poverty in North Texas. But back in 1995, the 14-year-old had a plan for how he was going to rescue his mother from a life spent floating among shacks and collapsing tenements.
Hospice has pumpkin contest
DENTON - Mary Mackennen Laird and Kevin Gordon Harkness, both of Denton, were wed on Oct. 11. Officiating was Austin Laird, brother of the bride, of Bellingham, Washington.
EDWARDS, Colorado - Tiffany Eitel and Jeffrey Strasner, both of Dallas, were wed Sept. 27 at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Edwards, Colorado. Officiating was Luke Wegner, pastor of Calvary Chapel Vail Valley.
Fred and Marilyn Zickrick talk to Jenna Roper, center and Cadey Vickers about bluebonnet seeds the girls were selling as a 4-H Club fundraiser at the Grayson County Master Gardners Garden Show at Loy Lake in Denison Saturday afternoon.
Ride benefits VFDs
Courtesy photo Helping others, Charley Carter, left, and Ron Engelke, right, of the Sherman Elks Lodge work to paint the eaves on the home of Art and Elaine Olsen. This was the lodge’s first community service project of this type. Art Olsen, a veteran, worked for the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office and was a long-time educator, as was Elaine Olsen. Also aiding in the project was lodge member DeQuita Engelke.
The Sherman Noon Lions Club’s “White Cane Days” is set for Sept. 25. Club members will be posted at Chase Bank in downtown Sherman and at the Sherman Town Center, accepting donations to help fund the Lion’s sight conservations projects.
Local residents of all ages showed off their talent during the recent Grayson County Fair creative arts competition Their pets were then showcased for the annual Pet Parade. Top winners in both competitions are listed below.