Talking about Thanksgiving often brings to mind images of home and family gathered around a table overflowing with good food. However, some students at local colleges won’t be making the trip home, and for some of them, this will be their first celebration of the American holiday.
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Turkey day is tomorrow, immediately followed by shop ‘til you drop to fill that gift list, Christmas and holiday shindigs, and everything else the season entails. Texomaland is ready, too, with all kinds of things to do this week and weekend to officially kick off the fun.
This weekend many local cooks will start prepping for the big feast ahead on Thursday. The one visitor no one wants to find at their Thanksgiving table is food born illness.
POTTSBORO - Tommy and Rose Densmore of Pottsboro celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary during a special gathering Saturday at the community center in Weston. The celebration was hosted by Thad and Deborah Densmore.
Lloyd and Elida Epperson of Sherman marked their 50th wedding anniversary last week. They were married on Nov. 19, 1965 at Bergstrom Air Force Base Chapel in Austin by Chaplain William H. Reed.
About seven years ago, Suzette Dooley moved to Sherman from Alaska to take care of her mother and to work on the family ranch. Once the daily work at the ranch was done, Dooley needed something for herself. She wanted to be creative.
The salon was completely booked but walk-ins were welcome for “Princess Day,” at Grayson College Friday night. From styling hair to dressing up, the cosmetology department arranged a special treatment for little girls and boys.
Fall decor and the smell of Thanksgiving delights welcomed the members of the Grayson County Social Services Association to Four Rivers Wednesday for the group’s annual holiday meal there.
HOWE — When the First Christian Church in Howe was first built in 1893, it was a beautiful building. Stationed at the corner of Denny and O’Connell streets, the original design featured an ornate door decorated with stained glass and a soaring bell tower to pierce the sky. Tucked right behind the Howe Chamber of Commerce, the building’s location makes it a prominent aspect of the city’s downtown.
Grayson College’s Cosmetology Department students are hosting Princess Day on Nov. 20. Open to children ages 4 to 12 years, the event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. by appointment only at the Cosmetology Salon in the GC’s Career and Technology Center, located on the college’s Main Campus in Denison.