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(1)The Deep East Texas Archeological Society is hosting its Annual Christmas Dinner and Impromptu Auction from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2022 at the Iris and Anne Howard Civic Center on 213 East Court Street. Dickie Dixon will cook 20 pounds of brisket, and members will bring the rest.
Mary Sue Tebbs and Sandra Litton will schedule the food to be brought. After everyone eats at 6 p.m., the Impromptu Auction begins from items members and guests have brought; proceeds fund some of the expenses of the Society for next year. Two of the items Dickie is bringing are: An envelope of breadfast poppy seeds and an 11th Street Cowboy Bar cap. As a fundraiser, Dickie will perform his impersonation of What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong. The one who gives the most toward his performance will win a copy of Pops, a biography of Louis Armstrong. For more information, contact President Ruth Dusan at (409) 379-5694 or or Dickie Dixon at (936) 671-1419 or
(2) President Dickie Dixon will cook 13 pounds of brisket for Angelina County Genealogical Society Impromptu Auction and Christmas Dinner at 2 pm on Monday, December 12, 2022 at Central Church of Christ right next to Pitser Garrison Civic Center on North First Street. Members of the Society and guests will bring sides. After the meal, Dickie will auction off items brought by members to fund expenses for 2023. One of the items Dickie is bringing is an 11th Street Cowboy Bar cap. For more information contact Dickie Dixon at (936) 671-1419 or
(3) Titter Hogan is the featured speaker for the December 6, 2022 meeting of the Huntington Heritage and Genealogical Society at the Huntington Housing Authority Office in Huntington. Her topic: “My Husband Harold Hogan: Pearl Harbor Survivor.” For more information contact Pam Hooten at (936) 635-3306 or
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About Dr. Sharon Schuetz (258 Articles)
Dr. Sharon Schuetz has a Ph.D. in clinical Christian counseling and has counseled hundreds of families over the past 30 years. In 2013 she and a friend started the website with 26 different authors and millions of visitors until she sold it in 2016. Since 2013 she has worked in her local county, Trinity, Texas in the Republican Party, Republican Women, the Trinity County Patriots, and is the former editor of the local newspaper, The Trinity Standard. She serves as Secretary of the Trinity County Republican Party. Sharon pastors the Sebastopol Community Church in Trinity and she and her late husband, Michael, have three children and ten grandchildren.