Garrett Patton will tell you that he’s no better at styling hair than anyone else. He may not think he is but his clients do. Despite the disclaimer, he’s booked solid and often can’t even get away to grab lunch. The 33-year-old projects an air of easy confidence with clients who return year after year to benefit from his eye for style and his intense concentration.Continue Reading →
Anjanette’s Chocolate Café & Truffle Shoppe is on the square in Gainesville across from the Cooke County Courthouse. Inside, on the wall, is a mural depicting historic downtown Gainesville. There are a classic silver candelabra and big leather chairs, and stacks of decorative gift boxes adorned with ribbons imprinted with the store’s tagline, “For the Love of Chocolate,” which sums things up nicely.Continue Reading →
Gina Vicars’ consignment shop has been marking down high priced-items for 18 years. All garments are brand name and are newer rather than older. If it’s out of style, it’s out of here.Continue Reading →
“This poem has been on my refrigerator since my children were very young as a reminder of all that really matters in life. When I (or my children) get confused about what’s really important, we simply go to the refrigerator and read this poem. It says it all.”—Sherry ChristieContinue Reading →
Bob Allen has been in the radio business since he was a kid in Oklahoma City. He owns and operates Texoma’s KJIM-AM. With a notable career in radio and advertising from one coast to the other, Allen always wanted his own radio station.Continue Reading →
Broderick Crawford (1911-1984) was an accomplished actor in movies like All the King’s Men. But it was his 1955-1959 television series “Highway Patrol” that most boomers remember best. As Highway Patrol Chief Dan Mathews, Crawford commanded 30 million viewers a week.Continue Reading →
Charlie Haldeman is the KXII news director, and he is the co-anchor of First News at Six and Ten alongside Maureen Kane. He joined the First News team in January of 2006 and lives in Sherman with his wife Amanda and their daughter, Hattie Elaine.Continue Reading →
If you have a copy of the Sherman High School annual, The Athenian, for 1918, get hold of Betty Haralson Roberts (SHS ’45). In fact, if you have ever even seen one, tell Betty, for as far as she knows, there never was one.Continue Reading →
If you call him “Lil’ Tex,” the lawyers for the Texas State Fair will come swooping down with a cease and desist order. That’s why the 22-foot cowboy who stands near the intersection of FM 1417 and Plainview Road goes by an alias even though his resemblance to his more famous cousin is striking.Continue Reading →
For Me, This Magazine is the Single Most Rewarding Business Venture Ever.
Gerard C. Eakedale said it. I’ve experienced it. Recognition is the greatest motivator. Almost from the instant the first copy of this magazine got into people’s hands on December 15, it was recognized as something to be proud of.Continue Reading →
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You can’t hail a cab with hand waving and a sharp whistle the way you can in the Big Apple, but finding a hack in Sherman and Denison is a lot easier than it was a few years ago. With the introduction of Cowboy Cab two years ago this June and Yellow Cab about eight months ago, consumers have transportation options.
Color is the hottest trend in landscaping all over the South. But to most homeowners in our area, color means one thing—water-thirsty plants—and we all know what a fragile resource water is.
Is there a way to have it all in Texomaland? Can you punch up your landscape with high impact color, and still enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you’re a wise water steward?
It is in a modest white house just off Texoma Parkway with a big wooden sign in the front; it reads PSYCHIC in bold red letters. Georgia wanted to go there one day, so I took her. Curious, I followed Georgia into the house. There were no voodoo dolls or neon lights, no crystal balls, no eerie music or half-burnt candles, just an unassuming waiting room with a big screen TV and a leather couch. The only hints of being in the residence of a medium were the pictures of tarot cards lined up on one of the plywood walls.
Looking for the Printed Version?You can find a complete set of Texoma Living! Magazine in the library at Austin College.
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By Ginger Mynatt on April 17, 2010
For Colleen Barnes, who hosts Enchanted Dress-Up Tea Parties and Glamour Girl parties at Simply Puzzled, her boutique at 2010 Loy Lake Road, “it’s a girl thing. When these little girls are all dressed up, they feel good, they feel beautiful, and their personalities come out. Some are silly, some are shy, but it’s a good thing—it builds confidence,” she said.
By Special to TLM on December 1, 2006
The Sherman Chamber of Commerce has been serving business in the Sherman area since 1915. Today, the Chamber strives to provide the best services to the Sherman community just as they have for over 90 years. So, what exactly does the Sherman Chamber of Commerce do?
By Edward Southerland on April 17, 2010
“It’s an oversize, triple-thick lounge towel,” explained Cliff Prescott of Dallas and Lake Texoma. He is the man behind the big—no, make that fat—towel. “It’s big enough to stretch over a chaise lounge. The towels are one meter by two meters.” That’s three feet, three inches by six feet six inches, for those who don’t do metric. Most beach towels are about thirty-six inches by twenty-four inches, only slightly larger than a bath towel.