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Cody Johnson releasing new CD soon

Cody Johnson releasing new CD soon

| December 9, 2018 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, First printed in The Paris News  From playing music on his pickup’s tailgate to traveling in a big-time bus, Cody Johnson just keeps moving on up. First, he took Texas like a storm, and now he’s traveling coast to coast, more like a Texas tornado, except that, unlike a tornado, he’s only […]

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TxDOT to revamp U.S. 75 exit ramps

TxDOT to revamp U.S. 75 exit ramps

| December 6, 2018 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town For the next several months, drivers going north on U.S. 75, to Sherman, should plan for the possibilities of delays, because TxDOT is beginning work on a project they call ‘ramp reversals.’ Texas Department of Transportation officials announced Thursday that work begins this week on ramp reversals on U.S. […]

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Van Alstyne Is Christmas Town

Van Alstyne Is Christmas Town

| December 3, 2018 | Reply

Story and photo by Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town It’s that time of the year again — the time to celebrate the Christmas season with family and friends, time to listen to bells jingling and carolers singing, and feel that tingling when Christmas tree lights are turned on for the first time. A group […]

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Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 9

Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 9

| December 1, 2018 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, courtesy photos Van Alstyne was established in 1872, for settlers to be near the railroad stop of the Houston and Texas Central Railway. Eighteen years later, Van Alstyne became incorporated. And it was in 1890-ish that the first of three historic Van Alstyne homes in this year’s Van Alstyne Friends of […]

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Aaron Watson’s “An Aaron Watson Family Christmas” CD Review

Aaron Watson’s “An Aaron Watson Family Christmas” CD Review

| November 21, 2018 | Reply

First printed in Paris Life Magazine, December 2018 issue. Aaron Watson “An Aaron Watson Family Christmas,” Big Label Records Anyone listening to Aaron Watson and his wife, Kimberly, belting out “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” might get a mental memory of Esther Williams and Ricardo Montalban when they first introduced that song 69 years ago. Or maybe […]

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