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News

Souza family gives $2,000 for NTCC scholarships

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $2,000 donation from the family of Maria Souza.

Avinger’s 1936 Study Club finishes multiple projects

Bears for Children in Crisis -- After many months, the Avinger 1936 Study Club’s February project has been delivered.

In honor of the founding of our great nation, HealthCARE Express’ Dress Up Day with a Purpose is Camo Day!

Moms deserve some fun, too. HealthCARE Express wants to help provide moms some fun and relaxing time right in their own home.

ince the release of information about Asian giant hornets, Texas A&M AgriLife entomologists are being inundated with cicada killers and other lookalike insects submitted for identification as a

 

 

Sports

Chism to take talents to Southeastern Conference

Former Daingerfield football standout Torrian “Keke” Chism will be playing his final season of eligibility at The University of Missouri.

DCTF offering 2020 commemorative Tiger cover

Daingerfield Tiger football fans will once again be able to purchase a commemorative special edition copy of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine.

Junior tour travels to Daingerfield

The East Texas Junior Golf Tour took a trip to Daingerfield Country Club on a gorgeous Thursday afternoon. This tournament marked the halfway point of the youth golfers’ tour season.

Gonzales receives Houston Livestock Show Scholarship

Daingerfield’s Victor Gonzalez recently received the Texas FFA Houston Livestock Show $20,000 Scholarship.

Byrd receives FFA Wallrath Foundation Scholarship

Daingerfield’s Hailey Byrd recently received the Texas FFA Richard Wallrath Educational Foundation $10,000 Scholarship.

The East Texas Junior Golf Tour is in its fifth year providing summer golf tournaments for East Texas area youth.

Opinion

The Land of the Free

During the July Fourth weekend, I spent a lot of time thinking on a phrase that has become synonymous with the holiday-“The Land of the Free.”

The Scratching Post

Well, the humans said that my writing was not done very well, so now I have to let them write my columns again. I just don’t get it.

Governor’s order mandates wearing of face masks in public

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on July 2 issued an executive order to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus while keeping Texas as open as possible for business.

Tomato blossom end rot

When blossom end rot occurs, it’s usually due to improper watering. Not as common, but just as devastating is a calcium deficiency.

I am tired…

I know, that title probably makes you wonder where this column will go. Well, here it is.

Governor’s order restricts alcohol-serving establishment

AUSTIN — Gov.

Lifestyle

Touching vegetable & flower plants

I’ve written before about the intelligence of plants. They don’t have eyes, but see; don’t have mouths, but can talk; don’t have ears but hear; don’t have fingers, but can touch; and so on.

• Devondrick Darty was arrested June 15 by Daingerfield police for assault by contact/family violence.

The Cass County Genealogical Society has cancelled their regular July meetings.

THE BUZZ

JULY 23, 24, 25

Naples Rodeo and Watermelon Festival

Steve and Weida Borkowski give $1,000 for NTCC Work4College

Steve and Weida Borkowski recently presented the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation with a $1,000 scholarship.

Students in Daingerfield-Lone Star ISD will head back to the classroom August 10. This comes after the board approved a new district calendar at their June 15 meeting.

Obituaries

PRESTWOOD

Graveside services for Norma Louise Prestwood, 91, of Pittsburg, were held on June 27 at Springhill Cemetery, Naples, Texas with Brother Doye Wilbanks officiating.

GOLDEN

Homer Jerry Golden, 77 of Naples, passed away July 2. Mr. Golden was born July 14, 1942 in Hughes Springs to Homer Jenkins Golden and Evelyn Finley Golden.

Services for Ms. Robert Jewel Frazier were held July 7 at Daingerfield High School Auditorium.

Glinn Edward Durden was born Oct. 11, 1961, to the late Edward and Beatrice Durden. He departed this life to be with God on June 20.

Oma LaVerne Gunn Chitwood McCurdy, 82, of Mount Pleasant passed away from this life on June 16 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Karissa Alexis Putman was born February 21, 1996 and passed away June 17.

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