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Howe dedicates new Chamber

The Howe Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening Friday evening of its Howe Area Chamber of Commerce/Howe Development Alliance/Keep Howe Beautiful office. One of the revitalized Chamber’s first projects was to honor those individuals who have made a significant contribution to Howe in its history. Members of the first class of inductees are: Jabez Haning, W.P. Thompson, A.M. Ferguson, Mame Roberts, Charles R. Thompson, Arthur Boyle, Tony Brinkley, L.B. Kirby, Norma Wallace, Ray Bledsoe, Carrie Waller and Elmer Schenk.

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Sherman highway could honor Vietnam vets

The Sherman City Council is poised to designate a major portion of FM 1417 in honor of area Vietnam War veterans. The proposal was brought before the Council earlier this week by a large contingent of area veterans, who were represented before the councilors by local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter President Charles Holcomb.

DDA takes over funding for Denison facade grant program

The Denison Development Alliance approved a change to the Denison Historic Overlay District Facade Grant Program that moved the program to the budget and oversight of the Alliance during a meeting Tuesday. The program, which has been in place for more than 12 years, was financed through the Denison Development Foundation prior to the change.