The Grayson County Republican Women will meet this Friday at Fulbelli’s Restaurant in downtown Sherman. Lunch should be purchased at 11:45 a.m. and the meeting begins promptly at noon.

Grayson County Republican Women

The Grayson County Republican Women will meet this Friday at Fulbelli’s Restaurant in downtown Sherman. Lunch should be purchased at 11:45 a.m. and the meeting begins promptly at noon.

Candidates for county treasurer, county commissioner precinct 2, and justice of the peace for precincts 2 and 4 have been invited. They will give a short introduction and their qualifications for the position they have filed for.

Texoma Herb and Old Rose Society

The Texoma Herb and Old Rose Society will meet at 10 a.m. this Saturday at the Frontier Village Museum inside Loy Lake Park in Denison.

Louisa Martin will present the "rose of the month." Gordon Locke will speak on caring for mature trees.

Attendees are asked to bring a potluck dish to share during a luncheon that follows the meeting. Drinks will be provided by Gerda Huffman.

Thursday Review Club

The Thursday Review Club will hold its first meeting of 2014 this Thursday, 1:30 p.m., in the fellowship hall of Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison. A reception will follow the review.

Reviewing "Saving P.C. Honeycutt" will be Gayle Brink of Dallas. Brink earned a bachelor of science degree from Western Michigan University and did graduate work at the University of Michigan. She taught public school and has lived in Dallas for more than 30 years. Brink has volunteered with the Richardson Independent School District through every level of the Parent Teacher Association and, later, in the North Dallas community, serving on more than 13 boards and committees. She is also a member of the Dallas Professional Book Reviewers Association. Brink and her daughter founded a designer handbag business - Jordan McMillan - in 2012.

A brief business meeting will be conducted by the club’s president, Kayla Click. Future plans for the group will be discussed including the group’s 75th anniversary celebration. The club was organized in 1939 and is observing its 75th anniversary in 2013-2014. Four reviews are presented each year - February, April, September and November. Rose Mary Rumbley will be the reviewer for the April 17 meeting.

American Legion MIA Post 231 Auxiliary

POTTSBORO — Members of the American Legion Post 231 Ladies Auxiliary gathered Sunday to plant crape myrtles in remembrance of five deceased members - Sam Ritchie, Ruby Green, Melda Linderman, Vernie Meagher and Faye Sigmund. Kathy Nelson, auxiliary chaplain, led in prayer.

The project was presented by Barbara Jackson and chaired by Donnette White Wilson. The trees were donated by David Schuler and planted by Jimmy Mrozinski, superintendent of the City of Sherman’s Parks &Maintenance Department.

National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees

Carl Gayle, director of the MKT Hospital Association, was guest speaker at last week’s meeting of the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees (NARVRE). Bob White conducted the session.

Fran Tucker gave the treasurer’s report. Legislative news was presented by Lyle "Cookie" Nelson, and Bettye Henry read minutes from the January meeting.

Celebrating February birthdays were Hilda Mapel, Arlene Chance, Dorothy Griffith and Dolores Jones. Observing February wedding anniversaries were Stan and Roberta Holden, Janice and Talmadge Marshall and Terry and Lou Miller.

Door prizes were won by Harry Gates, Vivian Griffith, Ellen Capp, W.T. Grier and Roy Linwood.

The next meeting will be March 14.


The Toastmasters Area 21 International Speech and Tall Tale contests is set for 10 a.m. on March 1 at the United Way offices, 703 East Brockett, in Sherman. The two contests will include the Van Alstyne Voices, Sherman Daybreak Toastmasters, High Noon Toastmasters, Bon HAMS Toastmasters and the Paris French Toastmasters. Winners will continue to the division level of the competition on April 12 in Dallas.

The competition is free and open to the public. The theme of "Toastmasters Olympics" will be carried out and attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite sport or sports team attire.

Experimental Aircraft Association

Sherman Chapter 323 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will meet at 7 p.m. this Thursday at the Sherman Municipal Airport terminal building. The session is free and open to anyone interested in aviation.

Bringing the program will be Mike Shahan, manager of the North Texas Regional Airport. He will be discussing what is involved in managing an airport.

For more information about the chapter, call John Horn at 940-665-8131 or go to