Necessity can spark creativity. Mix in a boat load of faith and elbow grease and the results can be amazing. Just ask Jeanie McGuane Beam of Denison. When left with little to call her own almost 15 years ago, her ability to see the potential in others’ unwanted items and to effectively use the age-old system of bartering have resulted in a joyful life even the determined woman hadn’t expected.
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WHITEWRIGHT - Norman Jr. and Sharon Davis of Whitewright were recently honored with a family dinner in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 25, 1965 in Poteau, Oklahoma.
Wes and Shirley Brown of Denison celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last week. The couple married July 30, 1950 at the Church of Christ in Clovis, New Mexico.
CHICAGO — As Dayleen Marrero walked through what was once a hallway to her West Town apartment on a recent Wednesday, she pointed through a hole in the drywall to a soaked kitchen, a muddy living room and a charred bedroom upstairs exposed to the sky.
Games, art, homegrown goodies, music and an old-fashioned community celebration are all on tap this weekend in Texomaland.
When Grayson College art professor Steve O. Black began an art exhibit 13 years ago featuring exclusively black and white images, people called him crazy.
The tinkle of toasting wineglasses, rattle of plates and utensils and the pleasant hum of a dozen different conversations make Alan Isley smile. In moments, he’ll be adding his musical sounds to the inviting mix inside Devolli’s Italian Restaurant on Denison’s Main Street just like he’s done four nights a week for the last 11 years.
In a few short weeks, Austin College graduate student Kellie Day will start her first job out of college as a teacher at Terrell Elementary School in Denison. And for the past 10 days, Day and seven other AC teaching students have gotten a preview of what they’re in for.
The peal of a church bell has the power to connect past with present and individual with community. The bells that ring throughout the towns in Grayson County are announcers of time, special events, and worship, but most of all they provide an atmosphere.
SULPHUR, Okla. — A soft, summer breeze unfurls the welcoming flags and causes a nearby corn patch to sway as if waving hello. Bright flowers and shade trees line meandering walkways and the sound of gentle, flowing water provides the perfect background to the picturesque setting. For visitors to the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma, that beauty and peace are just the first in an array of memorable experiences.