For the first 75 years of its existence, the First Christian Church of Whitesboro was the very definition of a “community” church — it literally had no owner. From 1906 into the early 1980s, county property records listed the building’s owner as simply “CHURCH.” Located right on Main Street, a stone’s throw from Whitesboro’s Central Business District, the stone-built FCC was more than just a church; it was a symbol of the community.
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Courtesy photo Five generations The Carroll family recently gathered for a five generation photo. Shown are: seated, Bennie Imogene Carroll of Denison holding Luke Blaine Daniel Gurau of Oklahoma City; and clockwise, Adell L. Wiggins of Sherman, Sese Burk and Gina Burk, both of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
WHITEWRIGHT - Whitewright was the destination for International Women’s Club members for their summer meeting on July 10. There, they sampled the local fare and wine, viewed a movie filmed locally and heard the history of the town and its citizens.
When the Honky Tonk Angels take the stage during the Sherman Community Players’ summer fundraiser, their first audience will be extra special. Filling the Honey McGee Playhouse on July 31 to enjoy the three-course meal and musical performance will be the 100-plus volunteers who make the community theater possible.
The children were not impressed by Steven Spielberg’s creative license, to say the least. For a few kids with argentinosaurus-sized interest in prehistoric beasts, the legendary film director played a bit too fast and loose with the facts in his 1993 opus “Jurassic Park.”
Teresa Hagood of Hendrix, Oklahoma has received the $1,000 T.A. and Mary Dickson nursing scholarship at Grayson College.
Snakes of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge will be the topic for a special presentation at 3 p.m. this Sunday at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.The program is free and open to the public. It will be held in the multi-purpose meeting room at the refuge’s Visitor Center. No reservations are needed.
Cat play, dog play and kitten games are exactly the same – only different – with identical purposes but variation in styles. These days, I have a front-row seat with the “old lady” Seren-Kitty doing her best to keep order while Magical-Dawg and Karma-Kitten wreak havoc.You can’t help but smile or laugh out loud when the fur-kids throw a play-party.
Albert and Dorothy Harrod of Denison were honored on July 12 at Frontier Village with a reception in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their sons and daughters-in-law.