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CASA of the year named in Fannin County

BONHAM — Virginia Moore of Bonham was named the Court Appointed Special Advocate of the Year by the Fannin County Children’s Center recently. Moore has only been an advocate for 10 months, but she has already taken on two cases and logged in more than 400 hours, even while she works full-time for First National Bank of Trenton.

Entries still accepted for Memorial Day parade; and other local news in brief

Entries into the annual Memorial Day parade in Denison will be accepted until late Friday afternoon by the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce. This year’s parade, scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, carries the theme of “Honor. Family. Freedom.” Cash prizes will go to the entry judged as the “Best of Parade,” as well as the first and second place entries, the top car/motorcycle club and the top equestrian group.

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The Wedding Expo
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Herald Democrat Wedding Expo 2015

Community garden opens in Denison

Anyone wanting to grow their own fresh vegetables and fruits but who don’t have a space to do it now have an option with the new community garden in Denison. The garden is a project of the non-profit Rise To The Time group and is being organized by Vickie Dalton Gaskins. It officially opens this Saturday at 9 a.m. and will include an orientation as well as a lottery drawing for the garden beds.