There’s a kilowapp for that

They say knowledge is power, but what about knowledge of power? For officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas — the organization which runs most of the state’s electricity grid — the hope is that putting information in the palm of consumers’ hands will lead to better power outcomes for the state.

DISD looks for more one-on-one time to improve learning

As the Denison Independent School District looks for ways to improve student performance and better serve its students, the District released its Campus Site-Based Improvement Plans for its nine campuses. The annual plans highlights the performance of each campus and outline ways the school can improve on its weaknesses and utilize its strengths.

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Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive gathers record numbers

As work wraps up on the 18th annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive, organizers are reporting record donations for 2014. The annual food drive, which started on Monday and ended at noon on Wednesday, raises money and food for the Salvation Army to distribute to the needy across Grayson County.

What to do when the holidays aren’t the happiest time of the year

Twinkling lights and Christmas carols just put some people in a better mood. The day seems a bit brighter and the world around them seems to take part in the joy of the holiday season. But then, there are people for whom the sound of “Jingle Bells” and all of that forced cheer can be grating and painful.

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Depth a huge plus for Celina

CELINA — Head coach Bill Elliott is guarding against the Celina Bobcats looking ahead to possible late-playoff showdowns coming up. They have plenty on their Thanksgiving-weekend plate already.

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