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From the monthly archives: October 2010

Texoma Pawn Stars

On October 6, 2010 By

Before there was a check cashing store on every corner, pawn shops were there to help everyday people make ends meet. If you needed consumer credit in America before the 1960s, odds are you had to head to a pawn shop. And today, most banks aren’t there for that $300 loan to get you through to payday.

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Card Man Doug

On October 6, 2010 By

The phone is ringing off the wall, comic book collectors are perusing the shelves of graphic novels, and two kids are rifling through a stack of football cards up front, in the constant bustle of the sports collectable business that surrounds Doug Coleman every day

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Horror House

On October 1, 2010 By

Tucked away off Taylor Street in Sherman is a hidden house of horror. Next door to a snow cone stand, and within sight of Fairview Park, the old Anderson Slaughterhouse has been gutted and transformed into its own spookier, creepier twin.

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Child Guidance Center

On October 1, 2010 By

Help, Hope and Healing is what the Child and Family Guidance Center has tried to do ever since it was founded in 1966 by Mrs. Alma Howell, pediatricians Dr. Max Woodard and Dr. Don Freeman, and members of the Grayson County Mental Health Association.

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