Author Archive: Mary Jane Farmer

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Don Williams honored by Nashville symphony

Don Williams honored by Nashville symphony

| May 24, 2019 | Reply

PRESS RELEASE FROM 2911 MEDIA Spanning more than 45 years, the music of Don Williams continues to connect adoring fans around the world, and soon they’ll have a chance to experience those iconic hits in a whole new way. Starting October 31, Don Williams: Music & Memories of The Gentle Giant takes residency at Nashville’s famed Schermerhorn […]

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City to purchase properties

City to purchase properties

| May 20, 2019 | Reply

Story and photo by Mary Jane Farmer Van Alstyne Mayor Steve Riley opened the first of several meetings Tuesday night (May 14, 2019) with the City Council, acting as the Zoning Board of Adjustments, voting on a request for variance. A resident asked to allow for a residential back yard to be less than five […]

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Casey Baker at Music in the Park

Casey Baker at Music in the Park

| May 20, 2019 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, Courtesy photo UPDATE: If it rains, the concert will move indoors to The Roost, on South Main across from the government building.. Tuesday night brings the second of the 2019 Music in the Park series to Dorothy Fielder Park in downtown Van Alstyne, presenting Denison songwriter and singer Casey Baker […]

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Austin Michael Robinson recording

Austin Michael Robinson recording

| May 11, 2019 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer — and stay tuned for an update when it’s OK to let everyone know what else is going on! Austin Michael Robinson has not been idle since his time on TV’s American Idol ended. In fact, the Van Alstyne teenager and his family have been quite busy on […]

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Hobbies Can Improve Your Mental Health

Hobbies Can Improve Your Mental Health

| May 10, 2019 | Reply

Contributed by Julie Morris, photos by Mary Jane Farmer Your overall quality of life depends on your mental well-being. When you take care of this part of yourself, you are able to deal with stress more effectively. You work more productively and make more meaningful contributions to the world. When you take care of your […]

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