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  • Students wanting to travel abroad for an Austin College January Term class can have better access due to a generous scholarship endowed through a gift from alumni Mary Ann and James R. Harris of Fort Worth.

  • Dan Nelson of Frisco and Jim Crowther of Plano win $2,000 prize for TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • My grandkids call me Mimi. I call them on their birthdays.

  • "The year 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted Ninety-Five Theses. Instead of gaining the forgiveness of sins by the purchase of an indulgence paper, Luther argued that only the Gospel of Christ forgives sin," said Rev. James Woelmer, Senior Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church. "The Reformation was, first and foremost, all about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It was then, and the Reformation is still all about Jesus. The task of the Reformation never ends. Everyone needs to hear the good news of their Savior from sin, death and the devil."
  • The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum has announced "Princesses and Tiaras" as the theme for the 2017 Daddy Daughter Dance. Every young lady dreams of being a princess and wearing a tiara, so the Daddy Daughter Dance of 2017 will make that dream come true for each girl attending. The event will be Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 to 9:00.
  • 1506 – The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican. Swiss Guards are the Swiss soldiers who have served as guards at foreign European courts since the late 15th century. Foreign military service was outlawed by the revised Swiss Constitution of 1874, with the only exception being the Pontifical Swiss Guard stationed at the Vatican. The modern Papal Swiss Guard serves as both a ceremonial unit and a bodyguard. Established in 1506, it is one of the oldest military units in the world.