DONNA HUNT: Denison’s ‘firsts’ gave town a good start

While looking through my files of columns I have written in past years, I came across the 1986 book of articles from 30 years ago and I found one article that I had forgotten about, although I probably have written about each one individually. Actually, it was a speech I had prepared for the Denison Newcomers Club and the facts are just as interesting today as they were all those years ago.

Denison cheerleaders to host Little Cheer Camp (+video)

The Denison High School gym was filled with cheers and synchronized routines Tuesday morning as the Denison High School cheerleaders practiced for their upcoming Little Cheer Camp. The camp serves as a student-driven fundraiser where girls from pre-K to sixth grade learn from experienced cheerleaders what it takes to perform for a crowd.

Sherman issues $7 million in debt

During its meeting Monday, the Sherman City Council gave its final approval for the sale of more than $7 million in certificates of obligation to fund upcoming transportation and facility projects in the city.

Sherman residents give input on parks master plan

Sherman residents voiced their visions for future park amenities and improvements to existing facilities during a public forum Tuesday night at Sherman’s municipal building. The response from the meeting will be used to draft a Parks and Recreation Master Plan to guide future recreational development in the city.

Tom Bean ISD starts search for new superintendent

TOM BEAN — The search is on for a new superintendent for the Tom Bean Independent School District. The last day for former Superintendent Troy Roberts was district June 30, with Interim Superintendent Jason Smith taking over July 1. Smith said he did not know the reason for Roberts’ departure and deferred to the board president.