When I was a young child, my family moved from Clarksville to the DFW area. Several years later, we returned to Northeast Texas — first to Cooper, and later to Sulphur Springs, where I graduated high school - and found my passion for journalism.
Several veterans are to be wrapped in Quilts of Valor and those in attendance at a Veterans Day celebration Sunday afternoon at Love Civic Center in Paris are to hear from retired Korean War veteran Frank Stubblefield of Bogata.
• Whitney Mahan, an animal science major from Sumner, Texas, has been awarded academic scholarships for the 2020-21 year at Oklahoma State University-Ferguson College of Agriculture in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Jon Mark Abbey, of Paris, Texas and Jami Tucker of Hot Springs, Arkansas were united in marriage on Saturday, July 18, 2015, 7:00p.m. at The Royal Ridge in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Pastor Buddy Leamons officiated the ceremony.
Leah Nicole Brooks of Paris, Texas and Jacob Daniel Simmons of Wills Point, Texas were married on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Heritage Park in Paris, Texas. The Rev. Eric Creekmore officiated the ceremony.