SHERMAN, TEXAS - The Austin College Music Department will present a vocal recital by juniors Clarice Davidchik, Sarah Monroe, and Deepika Mannem at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, in Craig Recital’s Recital Hall on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
Clarice is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Davidchik of Sherman, Texas; Sarah is the daughter of Steve and Phyllis Monroe of San Antonio, Texas; Deepika is the daughter of Prakash and Sasi Mannem of Austin, Texas
Davidchik, completing a major in music and a minor in theatre, has been singing in the Austin College . . . More . . .
April 24 has been designated Tax Freedom Day for 2015. Tax Freedom Day, calculated by the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. So it may be a good time to review your own situation to determine if you can “free” yourself from some investment-related taxes in the future.
Of course, Tax Freedom Day is something of a fiction, in practical terms, because most people pay their taxes throughout the year . . . More . . .
Workshops offered during Earth Day Texoma 2015 (EDT) will include how-to advice on building a butterfly-friendly garden, using natural-healing techniques for pets, and converting a house to geothermal heating and cooling. The seventh annual free, family-oriented festival takes place on April 25 this year, 8:30-5:00 at Sherman Municipal Grounds, 405 N. Rusk in Sherman. The event draws exhibitors of environment-friendly products and services and attendees from throughout north Texas and southern Oklahoma. Festival director Amy Hoffman-Shehan . . . More . . .
For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.”
But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery. Nervous investors may be more prone to make decisions based on short-term market movements — so how can you stay calm?
Accreditation provides national level certification for food handlers in all 50 states FHC is approved in
SHERMAN, Tex. - (March 30, 2015) - Innovative North Texas-based technology company DSBWorldWide, Inc. (DSB) and the Grayson County Health Department (GCHD) are pleased to announce they have received accreditation for FoodHandlerClasses.com from American National Standards Institute Certificate Accreditation Program (ANSI-CAP). The certification recognizes FoodHandlerClasses.com course as an ANSI-accredited course, and provides national level certification for food handlers in all . . . More . . .
Sherman Community Players is setting the stage for its upcoming summer run of “Les Miserables.” Beginning Sunday, April 12, the first of four ‘One Idea, One Community’ talks will offer the public a chance to learn more about Victor Hugo’s immortal story of justice and love during the French Revolution. Sunday’s open lecture will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Denison Public Library, followed by the same program at the Sherman Public Library on . . . More . . .
SHERMAN, TEXAS—Rais Bhuiyan, president and founder of the nonprofit organization World without Hate, will speak on the importance of forgiveness in the face of hatred at Austin College Thursday, April 9, at 11 a.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. A survivor of a hate crime, Bhuiyan has actively promoted peace and forgiveness since the attack.
Bhuiyan’s story is filled with themes of metamorphosis—how dark human acts can lead to positive change. “Bhuiyan's . . . More . . .
SHERMAN, TEXAS - Area children are invited to participate in Austin College’s ’Roo Bound program Saturday, March 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event begins with an interactive lesson with Kim Snipes of the Biology Department speaking on dinosaurs and the dinosaur replica her January Term 2015 class made. Afterwards, students will have lunch in the Austin College dining hall in Wright Campus Center, courtesy of the Service Station and Aramark Food Service. . . . More . . .
March 13th marked the 60th day of legislative session, which was also the last day to file new legislation. In total, there were 6,324 pieces of legislation filed. There were 4,121 bills and 132 constitutional amendments filed in the House, and 2005 bills and 66 constitutional amendments filed in the Senate. Today, I will discuss a few of the bills that have been filed. House Bill 462 would waive an end-of-course assessment in a . . . More . . .