Sherman Municipal Building renovations to free up space for city

Renovations currently underway at the Sherman Municipal Building will allow the city to provide more space for the Sherman Police Department and save the expense of building or purchasing a new building. The Municipal Court office and courtroom will be moved from the police department to the Municipal Building to open up more workspace for police personnel.

SISD interim superintendent is learning the ropes

Lloyd Treadwell is getting acquainted with his new school district this week. Although his first official day is Sept. 1, the Sherman Independent School District interim superintendent has driven by all campuses and plans to learn about the district’s goals as soon as possible.

Burn ban stays in Grayson County

Grayson County commissioners Tuesday decided to keep the county under a burn ban. The decision came after Grayson County Fire Marshal Kevin Walton said the Keetch-Byram Drought Index for the county was at 703 Tuesday morning and is expected to reach as high as 742 this week.

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SEDCO, Sherman creating new development site on south side

The Sherman Economic Development Corp. is partnering with the city of Sherman on a 22-acre tract of land on the southeast corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and FM 1417 that the entities hope will serve as a “new front door for Sherman.”

Sports

Volleyball Roundup — SHS is runner-up in pool

WHITESBORO — The Sherman Lady Bearcats finished 2-1 in Pool D play at the Whitesboro Tournament on Thursday, beating Collinsville, 25-15, 25-10, and S&S, 25-11, 25-17, to go with a 25-23, 25-27, 23-25 loss against Van Alstyne, to advance to the Champion’s Bracket on Saturday.

Avoid dove law violations

With the Sept. 1 to Oct. 25 first split of dove season opening up next week across the North Zone of Texas, hunters are chomping at the bit to get afield.

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