The 1964 movie Zulu will be viewed when the Classic Movie Discussion Group gathers at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The viewing will be held at the Covenant Community Center, 322 W. Pecan, in Sherman. It is free and open to the public. Popcorn and lemonade will be furnished. Attendees can bring their own sodas.

Classic Movie Discussion Group


The 1964 movie Zulu will be viewed when the Classic Movie Discussion Group gathers at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The viewing will be held at the Covenant Community Center, 322 W. Pecan, in Sherman. It is free and open to the public. Popcorn and lemonade will be furnished. Attendees can bring their own sodas.


Zulu is a recreation of the 1879 siege of Rorke’s Drift in Natal, Africa. Richard Burton provides the narration for the film which stars Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins and Ulla Jacobsson.


Organizers of the monthly classic film viewing are Walter Brice and Jerry Lincecum. To receive an email notice before each showing, send an email to kairos@cpcsherman.org and type "send movie notice," along with a name, phone and email.


N’Stitches Sewing Club


Registration is still being accepted by the N’Stitches Sewing Club in Sherman for its annual Kids Sew Day on Aug. 13. The day-long event is open to girls and boys ages 10 to 17.


Club members will be teaching the students basic sewing and they will complete a project. At the end of the day, there will be a show and tell to display favorite projects. There will also be a drawing from among participants for a new sewing machine and a combination sewing/embroidery machine.


To register or for more information, contact club president, Jan Bateman, at 903-893-6216. The group meets from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the Center Street Church of Christ in Sherman.


Texoma Patriots


VAN ALSTYNE -Chris Salcedo will be the guest speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Texoma Patriots. The session will be held at Buck Snort BBQ in Van Alstyne, beginning at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to come early for a Dutch treat meal.


Salcedo is a veteran broadcaster, author and political analyst. He is now on WBAP news talk radio every weekday morning. He has served as a news anchor on a nationally-syndicated radio news network, is a contributor to blaze.com and is the executive director of the Conservative Hispanic Society.


For more information, contact Kaaren Teuber at 903-482-5545 or kaarent@gmail.com.


Grayson County Rotary Club


Officers were installed at last week’s Grayson County Rotary Club meeting. Conducting the installation was past president Lisa Hebert.


Leading the group for the new club year are: president and administrator, Cindy Brandt, who also served as president in 2010-11; president-elect, Jim Walker; treasurer, Steve Ramsey; meeting preparation and decorum, Larry Campbell; Rotary Foundation chairman and Rotary International Leadership Institute facilitator, David Cortinas; membership, Norman Gordon; past president, Becky Burtner; John Mabary and Shane Pruitt, flag lease program; fundraising, Stacy Braddock and Francis Campbell; New Generations, Edwin Clark; Rotaract programs at Grayson and Austin College, Jean Sorensen and Bob Cape.


Literacy is the primary focus of the club. It promotes literacy locally and overseas. The membership donates books to local libraries, provides books and computers for the Guatemala Literacy project. The club also purchases school supplies for local children and grants scholarships to area students. For more information, contact Terry Everett at 903-814-0292 or visit www.graysonrotary.org. The club meets at 6:50 a.m. every Wednesday at Fulbelli’s Restaurant in downtown Sherman.


Grayson County Historical Society


Agriculture past and present will be the program topic when the Grayson County Historical Society meets Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Frontier Village inside Loy Park in Denison. Guests are welcome.


Randy Farmer will present information on the food of the Caddo tribes of North Texas and how is continues to affect today’s food choices. Farmer, a native Texan, is a descendant of one of the first families that settled in Texas in 1817. He has authored several articles pertaining to the 19th Century frontier of Texas and is a board member of the Collin County Historical Society. He is a college-level school instructor and the winner of the Rex MacBeth Scholarship Grant from the Wild West History Association for his research in Curly Bill in 2008. He will have his books at the meeting.


Meeting hosts will be Genette and Bill Wheeler, Billie and Robin Montgomery, Joyce and Jerry Park and Jeri and Joel Bassett.


The society meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., at Frontier Village inside Loy Park in Denison. President is John Ramsey and vice president is Duane Heatley. For i nformation, call 903-891-9379 or 903-463-1674 or send an email to jbdustbunny@gmail.com.