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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.

Community garden hopes to empower and feed residents of Denison

The old storefront at 1530 W. Morton in Denison has had many names and many uses in its time. Over the years it has served the community as a general store, second-hand shop, army surplus store and antique store. On Saturday, the site took on a new role when a community garden opened at the location, giving locals a communal place to raise plants and vegetables.

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Denison group Surviving Sisters and Brothers provides support for victims of bullying, abuse

The smell of pancakes is enough to attract a crowd, but the people gathered at St. Luke’s Episcopal fellowship hall Saturday were there for more than just pancakes. They were there to support a cause. Surviving Sisters and Brothers was holding a pancake breakfast to raise funds for their food pantry and their organization, which counsels people who experience bullying or abuse. Members meet Tuesday evenings and get involved in the community during the week with service and by promoting awareness.

Wanted: Vounteers for Denison community events

With annual events like May’s “Bark and Paw” festival and Music on Main, the city of Denison is quickly becoming a destination for entertainment. While bringing people into Denison has been a major focus for these events, a new focus is being placed on the volunteers who help make these events possible.