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0 Do You Know? Sonny Sikes

“This is a quilt that was made for us. For Joanne and myself. This just depicts the different parts of our life,” Sonny says, gesturing toward a quilt laid atop the neat bed, with different memorabilia in each square. We leave the front room, following him through his home as he…

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0 Do You Know? Shirley Jackson

Dr. Shirley Jackson began college in 1959. She earned her final degree (an Ed.D.) in 2005. It is an impressive span, but one that is appropriate for a woman who has devoted her life to teaching and helping others. Although she didn’t move to Huntsville until the middle 1980s, she has…

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0 Do You Know? Josephine James

If you’ve ever had your blood drawn at Huntsville Memorial Hospital, there is a good chance you’ve met Josephine James, otherwise known around town as “the singing phlebotomist.” Originally from New Waverly, she is a proud mother and grandmother, known for…

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0 Do You Know? Rissie Owens

Although Rissie Owens “retired” in 2015 after almost three decades of work in the fields of criminal justice and education, she remains an active force. Her diverse professional roles took her across the state of Texas, while providing her with numerous opportunities to…

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1 Do You Know? Kevin Edney

When Kevin Edney resurrected the tradition of an outdoor Easter sunrise service at Elkins Lake last year, it shouldn’t have surprised anyone. The soft-spoken financial advisor has spent much of his life blending ministry with his love for people – especially kids – and the outdoors. Here in the piney woods around Huntsville, he has found multiple avenues for…

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0 Do You Know? Glenn Wilson

Glenn Wilson is a former Major League Baseball player who went to college at Sam Houston State University. He played ten seasons in the MLB and was an All-Star in 1985. He also led…

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0 Do You Know? Larry Foerster

Area residents often phone Larry Foerster, a Conroe attorney, about matters that have nothing to do with law. Sometimes they question him about puzzling matters of local history; often they provide historical tidbits, photographs, and artifacts. Larry, a sixth-generation Texan, holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Texas Tech University, but he earned his local notoriety because…

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0 Do You Know? Debbie Charbonneau

Debbie Charbonneau has made a career out of promoting downtowns. She has worked for downtowns in Salado, Georgetown, and now Huntsville. While she is new to this community, she has fit in quickly, promoting the community’s attributes, while also bringing new and intriguing…

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0 Do You Know? Jeanine Dooley

Meet Jeanine Dooley, a woman whose life, through tragedy, through tenacity, through triumph, and through the touch of God’s mighty grace, testifies to His power, provision and peace each and every day.

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