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Spelman puts Cosby endowed professorship on hold

In the late 1980s, when Spelman College established a prestigious endowed professorship named in honor of Bill Cosby and his wife, the goals were to bring positive attention to what was already considered one of the finest black colleges in the country, while attracting leading scholars in the fine arts, humanities and social sciences.

Weimer - 70th

SOUTHMAYD - John and Betty Weimer of Southmayd will be honored Dec. 21 with a 70th wedding anniversary reception. The celebration will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman. Hosts will be their couple’s children. The reception is open to relatives and friends and the couple requests no gifts.

Magical mystery on the Sea of Cortez

LORETO, Mexico — What are people doing today and tomorrow at the Villa del Palmar, the mystery resort you’ve never heard of, south of Loreto, on Mexico’s Gulf of California? For some, the answer is “nothing.”

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Overbey - 60th

Bob and Wilma Overbey of Sherman will observe their 60th wedding anniversary this month. The couple married Dec. 16, 1954 at the parsonage of Forest Avenue Baptist Church in Sherman. Officiating was Y.W. Pond and attendants were Ann Wright and Gene Day, both of Sherman.

Graham - 60th

SOUTHMAYD - Dr. Charles and Johnnie Graham of Southmayd were honored Nov. 30 with a 60th wedding anniversary reception. The celebration was held at Western Heights Church of Christ and hosted by their children.