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March Senior Warrior Boy and Girl

Fri, Mar 29, 2013 - 10:51am

Each month the faculty of Bonham High School selects one senior boy and girl who meet the qualifications of good character, scholarship, citizenship, leadership, dependability, and participate in extra-curricular activities and/or service to the community. For the month of March, Morgan Quintana and Dalton Smith have been chosen as the Senior Warrior Boy and Girl.  Morgan is the daughter of Darla and Ernie Quintana, and she has a brother, Jordan Quintana.  While at BHS, Morgan has been active in sports. She played volleyball her freshman, sophomore year; played golf her freshmen and sophomore year and participated in...

Brandon realtor wants harp renaissance in Mississippi

Mon, Mar 18, 2013 - 9:35am

Mandy Mangrum’s harp knows who the real star of the show is.


Foregoing any gold leaf gilding, cherubs, flowers or other design ruffles, the stately, wooden Lyon & Healy Style 85 model leaves all of the flourishes to the capable fingers of its owner.


“The Style 85 concert grand has less intricate detail but I like it. I think this one has a strong statement just the way it is,” Mangrum says.

The Brandon native was first drawn to the harp in the third grade at the wedding reception of one of her teachers. “It’s so neat to see but I couldn’t get over how amazing the sound...

Young musicians come together for three days of playing

Wed, Mar 6, 2013 - 10:42am

Amanda Cariati's got plenty of time this time.

When she plays her euphonium, Cariati can sustain her strength for 10 minutes.

"Yeah," said Cariati, a San Joaquin Delta College student whose unique "baby-tuba" skills make her a center of attention Wednesday. "It gets heavy after awhile. It weighs 40 pounds. Or maybe it just feels that heavy after 10 minutes of playing."

Spring Festival of Bands

With: Manteca High School Symphonic Band, San Joaquin Delta College Symphonic Winds and...

DAR celebrates essay winners, good citizens

Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 10:30am

Corsicana — Proud and wearing their Sunday best, students from around Navarro County were recognized Wednesday by the Daughters of the American Revolution, James Blair Chapter, at Kinsloe House in Corsicana. This year, the students in grades fifth through eighth were asked to write about forgotten heroes of the American Revolution, and they pulled out all the stops. They wrote about women’s contributions, about Tim “Sure Shot” Murphy, and Deborah Sampson, who dressed as a man to fight in battles alongside men, as well as Hercules Mulligan, a spy for the rebels. Winners in each grade were Patrick Nulisch, fifth grade, Rice...

A singing sensation

Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:16pm

Cassandra “Cassie” Kirby was always interested in music, singing in her church choir and taking piano lessons during her childhood.

That passion and hard work has propelled Cassie to one of the biggest stages in high school choir, as the Weatherford High School senior will be representing the Roos as part of the Texas All-State Choir in San Antonio beginning today.

“It’s been awesome,” Kirby said of the repeat success. “I love going down there [to San Antonio.] I’ve met a lot of good friends that I can’t wait to see.

“It’s very exciting, but it’s also a little bittersweet because I wish some of my...