This past week museum personnel dismantled our Apollo 11 exhibit. Really, there were not a lot of items. We displayed a souvenir edition of Life Magazine, the premier photo journal of the day. Additionally, several local citizens donated newspapers covering the mission. We also received several collectables made by the Bradford Exchange that they had marketed heavily at the time. We also looked on the internet to see if there were any items available that a local collector might be interested in purchasing for loan/gift to the museum. It turns out, most of the historical items a museum might be interested in were left at Tranquility Base.

Ecclesiastes has a great deal to say to every generation including mine. The author of Ecclesiastes does not name himself, but the description he gives of himself leaves us with only one logical conclusion: Solomon. The book opens by declaring itself to be the words of a particular person with a particular title. This Hebrew title is used of this one person only and it is only found in Ecclesiastes. It is used seven times in Ecclesiastes. The various versions of the Bible have translated it only two ways: The Teacher or The Preacher. Various dictionaries have agreed that it refers to the person who calls the religious assembly together and then addresses the assembly. In fact, this word is the title of the book. Ecclesiastes is the Greek translation of this Hebrew word.

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One person was taken into custody following a reported high-speed pursuit along Interstate 30 Thursday morning which ended at the Walmart Supercenter in Royse City.

Merchants and restaurants in Historic Downtown Greenville will be staying open a little later for Third Thursday, and shoppers will get a chance to enjoy an acoustic music performance and extra time for dinner at participating restaurants.

The 11th anniversary Bras For The Cause, which is expected to surpass more than $1 million in the local effort to help raise awareness and prevention of breast cancer, officially begins its campaign tonight.

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Obituaries

Dausie Mae (Stapleton) Baker passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was born in Greenville, Texas on March 9, 1925. Dausie was preceded in death by her husband Herman Baker, daughter Shirley Stratton Robertson, both parents and four siblings. She is survived by grandson Ben Robertson, grand…

Jewel Florine Hensley passed away Aug. 6, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Funeral services will be at New Hope Baptist Church, Saturday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Richardson as the officiant and Rev. Vet Pendgraft as the eulogist. Burial will follow at D/FW National Cemetery. Jewel was b…

Thomas Martin, 76, of Farmersville, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A memorial will be set. Services are under the direction of Love & Integrity Funeral Services.