GAINESVILLE — A gospel music benefit for Johnny and Nelda Flanagan will be held this Friday at the State Theater, 200 East California Street, in Gainesville. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. A freewill love offering will be received.
The Flanagans have been in full-time gospel music evangelism for 40 years. John Flanagan has written hundreds of gospel songs and the couple has ministered in hundreds of churches and other venues across the United States. On Feb. 16, the Flanagans’ home between Whitesboro and Gainesville burned. The structure and its contents were destroyed. Proceeds will be used to help the couple recover from the loss.
Anyone unable to attend the concert but wanting to make a love offering can send it to Central Baptist Church, P.O. Box 247, Whitesboro, TX 76273, designated for the Flanagans.
Bargain Box sale
A number of specially-marked items will highlight this month’s First Saturday Sale at the Bargain Box resale shop in Denison. The non-profit shop is operated by the Denison Service League and proceeds are used to fund the league’s many charitable, local projects.
Priced at just $1 each are all men’s dress slacks, blazers and suits and all women’s jeans, blazers, vests and shorts. Also on special are all men’s short-sleeve teeshirts - five for $1.
All other merchandise in the store will be half-off its already low price. Some winter clothing still remains and spring and summer clothing for the entire family is already being offered. Besides business and casual clothing and accessories, shoppers can choose from kitchen items, housewares, home decor, gift items, books, tapes, magazines, record albums, collectibles, toys, and lots of miscellaneous merchandise.
Store hours are 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Donations of merchandise (furniture and large appliances not accepted) can also be made during those hours. The Bargain Box is located at 418 West Main and the phone number is 903-463-2398.
Friday fish fry
St. Patrick Catholic Church in Denison is holding a fish fry dinner every Friday, starting this week and running through Easter. The meal will be served from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the St. Xavier Center, located on across from the church. The public is encouraged to attend.
The meal will include a choice of fried catfish, fish tacos or grilled tilapia, accompanied with fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, beans, a drink and dessert. The cost will be $8 for adults and $4 for children.
Proceeds from the weekly dinner will go into the church’s building fund.
Tom Bean honor roll
TOM BEAN — Tom Bean High School has announced the names of students earning the A" Honor Roll for the fourth six weeks. They are Anna Battles, Samantha Chapman, Garrett Gomez, Lillian Jones, Carter Khoury, Sean Payne, Ben Peeples, Caylan Vickers, Ramie Byers, Taylor Canada, Danielle Dean, Zach Hamilton, Hailey Robinson, Lane Williams, Tessa Williams, Hunter Book, Madison DeBerry, Tanner Ellis, Madison Gordon, Katie Jones, Tesla Peterson, Taylor Stephens, Caden Gomez, Demi Griffin, Sierra Harris, Griffin Kury, Sarah Langford, Logan LeDane, Jill McLain, Makayla McMorris, Ashley Selman, Nathan Shipman, Courtney Smith, Jacob Thompson and Raechel Van Horn.