Browsing: Do You Know?

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0 Do You Know? Jimmy Farris

At age 83 and with numerous awards to his name, Jimmy Farris would fully agree with Mr. Churchill’s statement. And surely his hours in the saddle throughout the years are…

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1 Do You Know? Lyle Stubbs

Just across from the railroad tracks and in view of the water tower in downtown Trinity stands a long, one-story, white wooden building that’s immediately…

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1 Do You Know? Brett Hall

Brett Hall was traveling, selling yearbooks to Native American high schools in Arizona when the highway ended. He called his contact, who told him…

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0 Do You Know? Frank Minton

When Frank Minton and his identical twin brother Fred were 10 years old, they attended a San Diego Padres baseball game. Right then, Frank decided he wanted…

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1 Do You Know? Terrence Bell

Some people you encounter in life have an unusually high level of energy and charisma—movers and shakers who captivate our attention, whether it is in one-on-one conversation, in a room of people, or…

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1 Do You Know? Sandy Ward

A nearly lifelong resident of Madisonville, Texas, Sandy Ward is a 70-year-old mother, grandmother, and retired paraprofessional. She also has been a foster mom to…

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0 Do You Know? Jen Henson

Just two weeks into a new assignment teaching English at Winton Woods High School in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, Jen Henson was summoned to

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0 Do You Know? Mike Kelly

If you ever have the opportunity to greet Mike Kelly and ask how he is doing, it is very likely that his answer will be, “I’m better than I deserve.” Originally from Hitchcock, Texas, in Galveston County, Mike, better known as…

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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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