Holly Simone Cantu has been named as the August “Photographer of the Month” at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. A virtual album of 12 of her photos taken at the refuge are now being exhibited at www.friendsofhagerman.com/Gallery.
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Upcoming contests will be the focus when the Texoma Poetry Society (TPS) gathers at 2:15 p.m. this Saturday in the Hope Waller Community Room of the Sherman Public Library.
VAN ALSTYNE - The Van Alstyne Public Library and Howe Community Library are jointlyi sponsoring a visit this Friday by Dinosaur George. The 6 p.m. program will be held at the Van Alstyne Library and is free and open to people of all ages.
The non-profit Denison Animal Welfare Group (D.A.W.G.) is hosting a special Survivor-themed dog adoption event this Saturday. The event will be held at 2500 West Morton Street in Denison from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is free to the public.
Spiders are program topic
Shane Hill, a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteer was welcomed as a speaker when Altrusa International of Sherman held a business meeting July 15. He was introduced by Stephanie Singleton.
Recently I received a question from a friend with an interesting dilemma. You’d think that a dog would instinctively “go” when placed in the right spot. We’re fortunate that cats seem to have an innate instinct to dig a hole in the litter box, make their mark (so to speak), and bury the waste post haste. But my friend had acquired a puppy with bad aim.
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.
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.