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1 Do You Know? Jill Sharp Vaughan

Meet Jill Sharp Vaughan, the first woman inductee into the Texas Banking Hall of Fame. At the early age of eight, she and a best friend would work hard on Saturdays in Knight’s 5 & Dime in Madisonville, Texas stocking shelves and…

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0 Do You Know? Shannon Overby

Shannon Overby was thinking about pursuing a master’s degree at Texas A&M University when she happened to notice a job posting in The Eagle. It was as if she had written a description of her own dream job. Shannon applied for, and was offered, the job at the Bryan/College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau—an event that forever changed the trajectory of…

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0 Do You Know? Clint McLaren

It’s a home game night for the Huntsville Hornets. The weekly practices have been logged in, and the gear is packed and ready for its trip to Sam Houston State University’s stadium, the site for Hornet home games. It is now time for some comfort food and a brief time of relaxation before the clash of …

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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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