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Wyatt Earp coming to town

It’s a well-established bit of local lore that John Henry “Doc” Holliday practiced dentistry in Denison for a short time in 1874 while trying to duck Dallas gambling charges. Unfortunately for local historians, that was a good three years before Holliday met and began his subsequent association with famed lawman Wyatt Earp, meaning Tombstone’s most famous deputy town marshal never made a mark on Texoma.

Beaver - 50th

Gary P. and Donna (Lavender) Beaver of Sherman recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Wichita, Kansas on Aug. 15, 1964 and moved to Sherman in 1981.

After 47 years, the Speedwagon rolls on

Between the two, REO Speedwagon and Chicago have sold more than 140 million albums over the last five decades. They’ve toured the country alongside pretty much any act you can think of from the ’80s, filling stadiums and amphitheaters with crowds and classic rock.

Holle - 50th

William Edmond and Bobbie Kathryn (Balkum) Holle recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A family gathering was held at Cedar Bayou on Lake Texoma.

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Meditation finds a niche in Texoma

Scribed across various ancient religious texts, meditation appears to have been a universal spiritual practice. However, most would identify a meditation practice with Eastern religions such as Hinduism and, especially, Buddhism.

Sunburn isn’t the only sign of summer that can leave you itchy and blistered

You’ve got a rash. You quickly rule out the usual suspects: You haven’t been gardening or hiking or even picnicking, so it’s probably not a plant irritant such as poison ivy or wild parsnip; likewise, it’s probably not chiggers or ticks carrying Lyme disease; and you haven’t been swimming in a pond, which can harbor the parasite that causes swimmer’s itch.

Cantu is photographer of month

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 .