After announcing the three big names set for this summer’s Hot Summer Nights concert series earlier this month, Sherman recently filled out the schedule by releasing the names of the regional acts slated to play the remaining Thursdays in June and July.
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If variety is the spice of life, this weekend will be hotter than a crawfish boil in July! Between outlaws, chickens, music, bikes, canoes and more, you’ll need a couple of extra days off just to recuperate.
They reached out tentatively, eyes wide with wonder and a healthy dose of fear and respect. The objects of that somewhat nervous attention simply stared back.
Echoes from the past and ways to ensure a healthier future will be entertaining and educating Texomans the next two Saturdays. The annual Texoma Earth Day Festival in Sherman and the first ever Doc Holliday Saints and Sinners Festival in Denison promise the perfect mix of fun, enlightening information and activities for all ages.
Jazz up your weekend with lots of music. Tempt your taste buds with some hometown suds. Learn about flight — natural and man-made. Between Bonham, Sherman and Durant, you’ll have plenty of great ways to fill the next few days.
In 1966, a group of talented local musicians, under the direction of Cecil Isaac, gathered inside Wynne Chapel on the Austin College campus and performed Beethoven’s First Symphony. That was the beginning of the Sherman Civic Orchestra, which was later renamed the Sherman Symphony Orchestra.
MEAD, Oklahoma - J.R. Jr. and Virginia McCathern celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on March 30 at their home in Mead, Oklahoma. Hosts for the reception were their three children - Jenny Lynn Cassels, Jerry McCathern and Joy Daniel.
Grammy-winning pianist Jacqueline Schwab discussed her work with famed documentarian Ken Burns, piano improvisation and her love of history during a public interview Tuesday afternoon at Austin College.
Independence Day revelers can expect fireworks in the sky and on the stage at Sherman’s Lights on the Lake celebration July 2 as the city announced Monday that rock band Foghat will be playing this year’s event at Pecan Grove East Park.
Austin College and its Department of History will host Grammy Award-winning artist Jacqueline Schwab on campus for two special events this week. She will be part of a discussion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall on “Making Music for History: A Public Interview with Jacqueline Schwab about Her Music, Ken Burns, and Other Things,” along with history faculty Light Cummins and Hunt Tooley.