Cindy McClure, with the Washington firm Grossmueller’s Design, is a featured designer in the 2014 D.C. Design House. She was the guest last week on Post staff writer Jura Koncius’s Home Front online chat. Here is an edited excerpt:
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How does a nation atone for a collective sin? How does it apologize to a generation of men it conscripted and then punished for their service? What words can you possibly offer to a Vietnam War veteran to balm a wound inflicted by a metaphorical knife in the back?
Marty Williams recalls the conversations he and his wife would have with their two daughters about the dangers of talking and texting while driving.
DURANT — The second annual “Calf Fry,” benefiting the St. William Catholic Church building fund, is set for April 27 at the church, located at the intersection of 8th and University in Durant. Activities begin at noon and continue throughout the afternoon.
“Touching lives, lifting spirits” is the 2014-15 theme for the Texas Health Presbyterian-WNJ Volunteers. That goal is something the dedicated volunteers strive to meet each day at the Sherman hospital. Their continued devotion to that goal was celebrated and acknowledged Thursday during the group’s annual awards and installation banquet.
Abbi Christine Ashley of Pottsboro and Ryan James Bergman of Denison will wed May 31 at Southside Baptist Church in Denison. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Taylor, uncle of the bride-elect.
Martha McDowell sets up a display of Irises at the Texoma Rainbow Iris Society’s Iris Show Saturday at the Van Alstyne Senior Center. Each member of the Society entered irises they had grown to be judged by three American Iris Society-accredited judges, said Show Chairwoman Judy Schneider. The show also featured informational displays and irises for sale. The Texoma Rainbow Iris Society meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month at Best Buffet restaurant in Denison.
Studies dating from the 1970s have consistently shown that neighborhoods near environmental hazards — toxic waste sites, landfills, congested highways — are overwhelmingly poor communities of color.
Grayson County Master Gardeners
The Denison High School Stingerettes drill team will performing “Happily Ever After” for the annual spring show on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Eisenhower Auditorium at Denison High School. This will be the final show for the Stingerettes at the high school before the opening of the new Denison High School in the fall.