SAVOY - Larry and Cheryl Young of Savoy will be honored Sept. 28 with a 50th anniversary reception. The celebration will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the fellowship building of the Savoy Church of Christ. Hosts will be their children and grandchildren.
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Leonard and Harriette Smart of Sherman, formerly of Sadler, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were married in Yuma, Arizona in 1944.
“Photographing Your World” is a new photography class designed for users of digital single-lens reflex cameras. Offered by Grayson College’s Center for Workplace Learning, the class meets from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from Oct. 4 to Nov. 1 in the center on GC’s Main Campus in Denison. The cost is $85.
There are times when living in North Texas has its disadvantages — looking your way here, July — but for much of the year, the weather makes Texoma a great place to call home. And Saturdays in September certainly fall in that second category. The Sherman Chamber of Commerce will commandeer the city’s Municipal Park for the annual Autumn Arts Fest this weekend, placing a particular emphasis on the musical arts for 2014.
Nature provides a bountiful assortment of artistic possibilities, whether it’s inspiration for an art piece or actual supplies to create the piece. For two local men, wood is the canvas they choose for their unique works.
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.
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.
Having a passion in life — whether it’s a fulfilling career, a satisfying hobby, or the simple pleasures of spending time with loved ones — helps make the journey worthwhile. When that passion is temporarily or permanently ended by health issues, the result can be physically and emotionally devastating.
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.
William Edmond and Bobbie Kathryn (Balkum) Holle recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A family gathering was held at Cedar Bayou on Lake Texoma.