Obituary: Mary Frank Gaston

Mary Frank Gaston of Bryan died after fighting illness over the last three years, most recently ovarian cancer. She will be buried in a private ceremony in Smith Cemetery near Athens in Henderson County.

She was born in Athens, attended public schools, completed high school in 1959 and received her undergraduate degree three years later from East Texas State College in Commerce. Her career was being a wonderful mother and wife as well as a prolific writer about antique porcelain and decorative arts. She published 24 books and several magazine and newspaper articles.

She is survived by her husband of almost 52 years Jerry Gaston of Bryan; their son Jeremy Gaston of Houston; her granddaughters Jordan Gaston and Reagan Billingsley of Santa Fe. She is also survived by her wonderful Ballow and Ingram family cousins.

Mary Frank was the daughter of Frank and Vera Ingram Ballow, who preceded her in death and are buried in Smith Cemetery.

The family requests that any memorials be made to charities for children.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.

YouTube television comes to CCL

CCLTV press release

A new type of entertainment has come to the Cedar Creek Lake area in the form of Cedar Creek Lake Television or CCLTV.

CCLTV is the product of James Robertson and Paul Gilford, both veterans of the United States Navy. James is the creator and sole manager of the online news blog Cedar Creek Lake Neighborhoods. Paul is the former video/audio manager of The Venue, a business formerly open in Gun Barrel City. The two began discussing CCLTV earlier in 2013 and launched the first segment of their new local station for free viewing on Youtube in August of 2013.

The aim of Cedar Creek Lake Television is to spotlight local businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and places of interest around Cedar Creek Lake, showcasing things such as the Gun Barrel City airport in hopes that company executives and owners will visit the area and establish their businesses here. The first segment which aired last week showcased the Athens Farmers Market, a small business in Tool called McDades Nursery and featured special local musical guest Kadie Lynn.
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YouTube television comes to CCL

CCLTV press release

A new type of entertainment has come to the Cedar Creek Lake area in the form of Cedar Creek Lake Television or CCLTV.

CCLTV is the product of James Robertson and Paul Gilford, both veterans of the United States Navy. James is the creator and sole manager of the online news blog Cedar Creek Lake Neighborhoods. Paul is the former video/audio manager of The Venue, a business formerly open in Gun Barrel City. The two began discussing CCLTV earlier in 2013 and launched the first segment of their new local station for free viewing on Youtube in August of 2013.

The aim of Cedar Creek Lake Television is to spotlight local businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and places of interest around Cedar Creek Lake, showcasing things such as the Gun Barrel City airport in hopes that company executives and owners will visit the area and establish their businesses here. The first segment which aired last week showcased the Athens Farmers Market, a small business in Tool called McDades Nursery and featured special local musical guest Kadie Lynn.
Continue reading “YouTube television comes to CCL”

YouTube television comes to CCL

CCLTV press release

A new type of entertainment has come to the Cedar Creek Lake area in the form of Cedar Creek Lake Television or CCLTV.

CCLTV is the product of James Robertson and Paul Gilford, both veterans of the United States Navy. James is the creator and sole manager of the online news blog Cedar Creek Lake Neighborhoods. Paul is the former video/audio manager of The Venue, a business formerly open in Gun Barrel City. The two began discussing CCLTV earlier in 2013 and launched the first segment of their new local station for free viewing on Youtube in August of 2013.

The aim of Cedar Creek Lake Television is to spotlight local businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and places of interest around Cedar Creek Lake, showcasing things such as the Gun Barrel City airport in hopes that company executives and owners will visit the area and establish their businesses here. The first segment which aired last week showcased the Athens Farmers Market, a small business in Tool called McDades Nursery and featured special local musical guest Kadie Lynn.
Continue reading “YouTube television comes to CCL”

YouTube television comes to CCL

CCLTV press release

A new type of entertainment has come to the Cedar Creek Lake area in the form of Cedar Creek Lake Television or CCLTV.

CCLTV is the product of James Robertson and Paul Gilford, both veterans of the United States Navy. James is the creator and sole manager of the online news blog Cedar Creek Lake Neighborhoods. Paul is the former video/audio manager of The Venue, a business formerly open in Gun Barrel City. The two began discussing CCLTV earlier in 2013 and launched the first segment of their new local station for free viewing on Youtube in August of 2013.

The aim of Cedar Creek Lake Television is to spotlight local businesses, non-profit organizations, individuals, and places of interest around Cedar Creek Lake, showcasing things such as the Gun Barrel City airport in hopes that company executives and owners will visit the area and establish their businesses here. The first segment which aired last week showcased the Athens Farmers Market, a small business in Tool called McDades Nursery and featured special local musical guest Kadie Lynn.
Continue reading “YouTube television comes to CCL”