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Texoma Senior Men's Golf Association
Joined on 6/6/2002
An organization of senior men, 50 and over, that play on a dozen or more golf courses in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Play is every other Tuesday and will start in March 200l. Membership $l5.00 a year, $20.00 each play date with cash rewards.

Website: angelfire.com/tx4/texomagolf
1606 SW Pkway
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Phone: 940-767-5594
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Article By: Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
Posted: 12/18/2014
Views: 33  Impressions: 1034
Categories: Politics, Social Services: Social Issues

Pre-filed Legislation for the 84th Legislature  by Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
The next legislative session of the Texas Legislature is set to begin January 13, 2015. The legislature meets in regular sessions every two years, beginning at noon on the second Tuesday of odd numbered years. A regular legislative session lasts for 140 consecutive days.
The incoming representatives and senators were able to begin filing legislation for the 84th session on November 10th. As of this writing, there have been 710 bills filed, a few of which I will discuss this week.
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Article By: Austin College
Posted: 12/15/2014
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Categories: Education, Entertainment: The Arts

Ruth Cape Edits Letter Collection about Life of German Immigrants in Texas by Austin College
SHERMAN, TEXAS--Ruth I. Cape, Austin College associate professor of German, has edited a bilingual and annotated edition of a collection of letters, New World View: Letters from a German Immigrant Family in Texas, 1854 – 1885. The book is published by Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., and available through Peter Lang Publishing or Amazon.

The book spans three decades, describing the three-month sea voyage of Christian Friedrich Bergmann and his family; their settling in Boerne, Texas, as farmers and ranchers; and the challenges faced in adapting to American culture. The family belonged to the large wave of German immigrants that came to . . .
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Dec 23, 2014
Hampton Inn
Join us tomorrow morning and every Tuesday morning for Texoma Weekly Circle networking breakfast starting at 8:00am at the Hampton ...
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Article By: Preston Trail NSDAR
Posted: 12/12/2014
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Categories: Education, Financial: Retirement, Government: County, Government: National, Home Life: Health, Local News, Social Services: Social Issues

Preston Trail NSDAR Donates to VFW Post #2772 by Preston Trail NSDAR
The Preston Trail Chapter NSDAR donated two motorized mobility scooters to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2772. The post in turn provides free wheelchairs and mobility units to veterans in need.

DAR members support countless patriotic projects and endeavors, many of which honor the brave men and women who serve or have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces, and all of which are beneficial.

Opening Doors for Disabled Veterans is an assistance program . . .
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Article By: Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
Posted: 12/11/2014
Views: 94  Impressions: 5263
Categories: Entertainment: Events, Politics

Holiday Traditions at the Capitol by Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
The holiday season is well underway. Cities in Delta, Fannin, and Grayson Counties have decorated their streets and are hosting Christmas events such as parades and holiday concerts. Likewise, at the Capitol in Austin preparations for the holiday season have begun. The Capitol halls are adorned with decorations, and several traditional Christmas trees, including one in the House Chamber, welcome visitors to the Capitol. Throughout the holiday season, school children come . . .
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Article By: Edward Jones - Asa Jessee,CRPC® - Financial Advisor
Posted: 12/10/2014
Views: 115  Impressions: 5880
Categories: Financial: Investment, Financial: Retirement, Local News

What Can You Learn from the "Oracle of Omaha"?  by Edward Jones - Asa Jessee,CRPC® - Financial Advisor
FINANCIAL FOCUS

Provided by: Asa Jessee, CRPC® - Financial Advisor

– Dec. 8, 2014

Warren Buffet, the “Oracle from Omaha,” is considered one of the most successful investors in history. Yet while the investment world may seem complex, Mr. Buffet’s advice is actually pretty simple. Here are a few Buffet quotes, along with some suggestions on putting them to use:

“Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.”

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Article By: Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
Posted: 12/5/2014
Views: 167  Impressions: 8787
Categories: Entertainment: The Arts, Politics

2014 Capitol Ornament Unveiled by Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips
An annual tradition at the capitol is the unveiling of the capitol ornament. The 2014 ornament was just recently unveiled and features the blue oculus windows which can been seen near the north wing of the Capitol. The ornament is finished in 24k gold.
There were originally twenty-four blue, round windows installed in the skylight structure located on the north wing roof of the Capitol. The compound glass was made by fusing together . . .
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Article By: Austin College
Posted: 12/3/2014
Views: 209  Impressions: 10399
Categories: International, Entertainment: The Arts, Social Services: Social Issues

Carmen Tafolla to Speak at Austin College  by Austin College
SHERMAN, TEXAS—Austin College will host renowned author Dr. Carmen Tafolla, presenting the lecture “The Border Crossed Us: Latino Voices in The U.S.” on Friday, December 5, at 4:30 p.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Acclaimed author of more than 20 books for adults and children, Tafolla, a 1972 graduate of Austin College, is an advocate for Latino voices and cultures, as well as a . . .
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Article By: Austin College
Posted: 12/2/2014
Views: 174  Impressions: 11073
Categories: Education, Entertainment: Events, Sports

Austin College Host Free Basketball Clinic for Grades 3-8  by Austin College
SHERMAN, TEXAS— The Austin College women’s basketball program will host its fourth annual Free Basketball Clinic benefiting for boys and girls, grades 3 through 8, on Sunday December 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the College’s Robert Mason Complex. The event benefits Toys for Tots, and clinic participants are encouraged to bring a small, unwrapped holiday toy to donate.
The boys and girls, led by the women’s basketball players and Coach Michelle Filander and staff, . . .
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Article By: Edward Jones - Asa Jessee,CRPC® - Financial Advisor
Posted: 11/26/2014
Views: 276  Impressions: 15175
Categories: Financial: Investment, Financial: Retirement, Local News

Share Your “Bounty” with Your Loved Ones  by Edward Jones - Asa Jessee,CRPC® - Financial Advisor
FINANCIAL FOCUS

Provided by: Asa Jessee, CRPC® - Financial Advisor

– Nov. 24, 2014

It’s almost Thanksgiving — a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us today may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved ones to share whatever “bounty” we may have. But this practice doesn’t have to begin and end with food. Why not incorporate the spirit of sharing into your overall financial strategy?
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Texoma Home Educators BEST Team members Sarah Crawford (left) and Hannah Childress (second to left) meet with State Representative Ron Clark after recieving medals for the team's third place finish at the State BEST competition.  Representative Clark presented a resolution from the Texas House of Representatives commemorating the team's third place finish.<BR><BR>The BEST program is a robotics competition designed to teach teamwork, problem solving, project management, and pride in task completion within the constraints of a short time period and limited physical resources.
Texoma Home Educators BEST Team members Sarah Craw...