About the time the temperature gauges get to the melting point in Texoma, they open. They’re like frosty, mouth-watering, irresistible magnates drawing us in to save us from the sweltering heat — snow cone stands. Here’s five where you can get your summer fix.
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For two days each week during the summer, about a dozen children meet at the Bonham Housing Authority TEAM Center for a few morning hours of crafts, games and learning activities.
From bamboo tossed into a fire and exploding to today’s high-tech, computer-controlled displays, fireworks have come a long way. For Americans, fireworks are as much of a tradition in celebrating their nation’s independence as presents are at Christmas. They were used in some form at the very first Independence Day celebration in 1776 and continue to be a treasured tradition.
James and Patricia Pickens of Denison were honored on June 23 with a 50th wedding anniversary dinner. The celebration was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law at the Cheesecake Factory in Frisco.
TOM BEAN - Charles and Helen Counts of Tom Bean were honored Saturday with a 60th wedding reception at Western Heights Church of Christ in Sherman. Hosts were their sons and their families.
Beth and Stan Keese of Denison celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. The couple married June 23, 1951 in the post chapel at Fort Knox, Kentucky where Stan Keese was stationed.
BELLS - Charles F. and Lenora Monk Shearer of Bells were honored Saturday with a 50th wedding anniversary reception. The celebration was held at the First Baptist Church in Bells and hosted by the couple’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A beloved children’s fairytale will take an artistic turn Friday when its memorable characters grace the stage of Kidd-Key Auditorium in Sherman for the premier of the Cinderella Ballet. The unique performance is the creation of Ilona Nogarr, director of the Denison Dance Academy, and will feature a cast of 42 dancers — students from the academy and professionals including Nogarr’s daughter and son-in-law, Darli and Anton Iakovlev of Tartu, Estonia.
After spending more than 100 years on this Earth, Ruthie Speers still feels young and full of life.
Whether you crave the outdoor heat or prefer to keep your cool indoors, there are plenty of things to make this weekend great for people of all ages. History, free food, a princess, water, a free movie and other activities are planned throughout the area.