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Denison to celebrate day Eisenhower was born

Honoring military veterans, parachute jumps, re-enactments, a basic training boot camp for kids and even birthday cake are a few of the events set this weekend during the Dwight D. Eisenhower 125th birthday celebration in Denison. The festivities get underway Friday and will encompass the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site, the Katy Railroad Museum, downtown Denison, Loy Park and the North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field. All are free to take part in with the exception of a 5K and Fun Run.

Spillman - 60th

POTTSBORO - John Howard and Helen Spillman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family members and friends on Oct. 3 at Calvary Baptist Church in Denison. The gathering was hosted by their children, Lenora Hatch and Joyce L. Spillman.

Local woman works to open farmers market in Howe

HOWE — Just a few months ago, Howe resident Debbie Wallis had an idea. With extra space in the parking lot of her store, Salvage Junky, and without a local grocery store, she saw a need she could help fill, and started working to bring a local farmers market in Howe.

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Richards - 65th

Louis and May Richards of Denison marked 65 years of marriage last week. In celebration, the couple and their family attended an evening mass at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Sherman followed by a family dinner at a local restaurant.

Meyer - 50th

WHITEWRIGHT - Darold and Barbara Meyer of Whitewright will host an open house on Sept. 26 marking their 50th wedding anniversary. The celebration will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Whitewright from 2 until 5 p.m.