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  • Kirk Wiginton, President & CEO, Amegy Bank of Texas; Mary Brinegar, Dallas Arboretum president/CEO; Tom and Phyllis McCasland, The 12 Days visionaries and Day 7 sponsors; Brian Shivers, Dallas Arboretum board chairman.
  • “The cottage food act was amended last September to allow specific foods to be prepared and sold from unlicensed residential kitchens,” said Dr. Connie Sheppard, AgriLife Extension agent for family and consumer sciences, Bexar County. “Food can be sold from the home, a farmers market, a farm stand or at a fair, festival or event sponsored by a municipality, county or non-profit organization.” Sheppard said the revised law requires that all cottage-business foods have labels with the name and address of the operation, the product, possible allergens and a statement that the food was not prepared in a kitchen inspected by the Texas Department of State Health Services or a local health department. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)
  • After searching hundreds of millions of objects across our sky, NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up no evidence of the hypothesized celestial body in our solar system commonly dubbed "Planet X."
  • In celebration of being the first resident of Windsong Ranch, the Arenivas family received a trip for two to Las Vegas, compliments of Terra Verde Group, the developer of Windsong Ranch.
  • Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Thanksgiving has its historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, and has long been celebrated in a secular manner as well.
  • Music on Main, Denison's popular free summer concert series is now in the running for a grant to enhance a 10-week live music series in Denison during summer 2015.