The 15th annual ’Roo Boo at Austin College, hosted by the local chapter of Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Sid Richardson Center of the Robert T. Mason Athletic-Recreation Complex, off Brockett Street and just east of the football stadium.
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Austin College’s Kappa Gamma Chi sorority will hold its 24th annual 5K ’Roo Run and Joey Walk Nov. 1, with proceeds supporting Women Rock!, a Sherman organization that provides education to encourage early breast cancer detection. Cost for the race is $15 per person or $10 each for a team of three or more. Participants receive a T-shirt and are included in a raffle after the run.
First Hand Texoma will host a Christian music concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kidd Key Memorial Auditorium in Sherman. The “With Every Act of Love” tour will feature Jason Gray, Unspoken, Lindsay McCaul and Carrolton.
Life was not easy for Trenell Walker growing up in poverty in North Texas. But back in 1995, the 14-year-old had a plan for how he was going to rescue his mother from a life spent floating among shacks and collapsing tenements.
Fred and Marilyn Zickrick talk to Jenna Roper, center and Cadey Vickers about bluebonnet seeds the girls were selling as a 4-H Club fundraiser at the Grayson County Master Gardners Garden Show at Loy Lake in Denison Saturday afternoon.
Grayson College is welcoming students, faculty and community members to “Just Doo It” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Grayson Commons at the college’s Denison campus.
Tony Latona and Frank Bauman move Grayson County Holiday Lights displays around for crews to start putting them out at Loy Park in Denison Tuesday morning. The drive-through light display will open the weekend after Thanksgiving.
The history of pairing wine with complementary food stretches back centuries. Epicureans long ago figured out that a light-bodied chardonnay, say, tastes better when accented with seafood, and vice versa. So organizers of Sherman’s Stroll on the Square weren’t exactly reinventing the wheel when they introduced a cooking competition as a tasty new wrinkle in the city’s annual wine tour for 2014.
Like a proud naval captain, Dave McVey looks over his fleet. He easily cites the detailed specifics of every nook and cranny on every single vessel, along with their extensive histories, and is happily sharing that knowledge with the public through a display that is now known as “McVey’s Navy.”
Downtown Sherman Preservation and Revitalization’s annual Stroll on the Square event is slated for a major expansion this year, as organizers aim to attract a crowd Friday Night for one of Sherman’s most popular yearly events. In addition to the wine tasting stations that anchor the happening, ten local chefs are matching their talents in a competition for the best treat in Texoma.