As reported by KTEN-TV on May 4, 2010 After nearly four years and seventeen issues, Texoma’s best-read publication will publish for the last time with the release of the May/June edition. Owner and publisher Dan Acree said the rocky economy of... Read More
Diamond Pointe towers above Lake Texoma and provides a private enclave with a view for owners.
Reading the labels on common everyday products can be revealing.
Discovering the world of books was a far greater gift than little army men or toys that required batteries to power a child’s imagination.
Looking back at all of my Christmases I see a theme, loving and sharing. That’s the gift mom gave to me. There’s always someone who needs something that you can give. Even if you have no money, you can share what you do have. It’s the love you give away that matters most.
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
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.
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.
The alarm sounds at 4am. In a dimly lighted barn the horses are fed and saddled, the stalls cleaned, all before the light of day, all before the real work can begin. The mornings may be routine, but the rest of the day is far from it.
Cowboy Churches usually don’t have gymnasiums or ceramics classes. Rather than basketball or skate night cowboy churches host team roping, bull riding, barrel racing and other rodeo sports. The youngsters enjoy “mutton bustin” (sheep riding) until they are big enough to sit a saddle on their own. According to those who attend, Cowboy Church most often appeals because dress codes don’t exist, and the music is worshipful but it is country. With common decency applied, you really can “come as you are.”