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James D. Silman family history

James Dean Silman was born in May about 1837 in Tennessee. He was the son of Benjamin F and Nancy Silman. Benjamin was born about 1805 in South Carolina. Nancy was born in Tennessee about 1814. B. F. and Nancy were married circa 1832. At the time of the 1850 census, they were living in Giles Co, Tennessee and had 5 children.

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Local Events

Art & Photography Show and Treasure Hunt,April 27-29,Avinger Art & Photography Show and Treasure Hunt, April 2729. Avinger, Texas. Art & Photography Show: adult and youth categories, cash awards, art delivery April 24, public show April 27-29.

Weekly Roadwork Report March 5-11 2023

Bowie County I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, concrete paving in median I-30 – From FM 989 to FM 3419, extension of frontage roads. FM 2148 closed under I-30 bridge I-30 – Westbound at Exit 207/Spur 594, ramp rehabilitation. Exit & entrance ramps closed. Westbound traffic restricted to one lane I-30 – Eastbound from FM 990, drainage upgrades. Traffic limited to one lane in some areas SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges Cass County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges US 59 – From 1.2 miles south of FM 2328N to 1.9 miles south of FM 2328S, resurfacing road, bridge rail improvements. Northbound lane closure


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