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Meet ‘Generation Katniss’

NEW YORK — The next generation of women — specifically those born between 1995 and 2002 — grew up with social media, recession and global conflict. They followed the exploits of Edward Snowden. They watched parents lose jobs. They are outraged by the video-recorded violence of the Islamic State.

Ever wondered which animals are toughest?

When you think about toughness, you probably consider how strong something is. But there is another kind of toughness you might not have considered. How well does a species deal with its surroundings? Humans, for example, are pretty helpless. A naked human can endure only a narrow range of environments. Too hot? We’re dead. Too cold? We’re dead. Not enough water? We’re dead. Too much water? Same thing.

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Flip Flop Foundation gives back with four family fundraisers

It began as a group of six friends getting together for a crawfish boil. Over time, however, this dinner quickly progressed from an evening at Lake Texoma with 20 people into a massive event with 350 individuals in attendance. With these kind of numbers, the six friends banded together to create the Flip Flop Foundation, a nonprofit located in Frisco with the intent of giving back to Grayson County.

How to find your doppelganger on Facebook

At the time that we are publishing this story, there are 7,238,369,612 people on the planet, according the the U.S. Census Bureau. Chances are, some of them look like you. Not your family members, but total strangers, with your nose shape, your hair thickness, your eyebrow arch.

Masonic service

Courtesy photo Masonic service Noble McElreath recently received recognition for his 50 years of service in the Gordonville Masonic Lodge #536. Shown from left to right are George “Cotton” Kleinert, the lodge’s worshipful master, McElreath, District Deputy Keith Bates and Edith McElreath.

Experience old-fashioned goodness with Food & Fellowship

POTTSBORO - For old-fashioned, lip-smacking food, there are two places that just can’t be beat – family reunions and church socials. There, you’ll find recipes that often have been handed down for generations and are still as mouth-watering today as they were when great-grandma made them. Passing on those ageless recipes plus new favorites is exactly what the members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Pottsboro have done with their new cookbook - Food & Fellowship.