Asia Week at Austin College

Heidi Rushing makes an origami kissing cranes piece at a booth set up in the Wright Center at Austin College Tuesday afternoon. Supplies were out for others to make their own origami pieces as part of Asia Week at Austin College.

County leaders praise retiring bailiff

Grayson County commissioners Tuesday took some time to praise a 32-year-member of the County family as Scott Whitney retired. Whitney has spent most of the recent years of his service to the County has the bailiff of the 59th state District Court.

Bower has new execution date

Grayson County’s longest serving death row inmate has a new execution date. Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown said Lester Bower’s seventh execution date has been set for June 3, 2015.

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Dallas Christian takes 2 from AC

The Austin College baseball team fell in both halves of its non-conference doubleheader against visiting Dallas Christian on Tuesday night, falling 3-1 and 6-5.

Softball roundup: WW outslugs Van Alstyne

VAN ALSTYNE — Zada Swoopes was 5-for-5 with two home runs, a double, five RBI and three runs as Whitewright pulled away for a 19-7 victory against Van Alstyne in District 13-3A action on Tuesday.

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