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DISD museum opens this Saturday

After years of planning, preparation and work, a goal of the Denison Independent School District Alumni Association will become reality this Saturday. The group will hold the official opening of the DISD Alumni Museum from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild ‘visits’ Pottsboro Senior Center

As another Veterans Day has come and gone, leaving our nation remembering the men and women who have served this country and preserved its history, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution used this time to recount history in their own way. Thursday morning members of the Preston Trail Chapter of the NSDAR held a special presentation for the Pottsboro Senior Center – a character reenactment of a Sherman legend, Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild.

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Civil split separates Sherman Symphony from Series

The median age of Shermanites is just over 33 years old, meaning for the majority of people in town, the partnership between the local Symphony Orchestra and the Sherman Community Series predates their existence. It has been more than four decades since the two were formed — some people say in conjunction, others disagree. But what both parties can agree on is that they have been instrumental to each other’s success.

GC hosts Princess Day Nov. 8

Grayson College’s Cosmetology Department students are hosting Princess Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Open to children ages 4 to 12 years by appointment only at the Cosmetology Salon in the GC’s Career and Technology Center, located on the college’s Main Campus in Denison.

Local VFW post to host Veterans Day parade

The 2014 Denison Veterans Day Parade will be held at noon Saturday in Downtown Denison. The parade is sponsored by the Denison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2773 and will feature participants from veterans groups, Denison Knights of Columbus, Denison Police and Fire departments, the Military Vehicle Preservation Association and other groups.

AC to honor alumni at homecoming

Austin College will honor five graduates and two faculty members for distinguished professional accomplishment and service to the college on Friday during Homecoming events on the campus. Awards will be presented during a dinner in Mabee Hall of Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. For information, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 903-813-2335.