Gunter Chamber of Commerce banquet a networking celebration

Festivities kicked off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. President of the Gunter Chamber Brandi Cochran said the focus of the chamber is to help all local businesses to expand with the future growth of the community. This year the banquet provided a platform for some of the smaller businesses without a store front an opportunity to showcase the products and services they have to offer.

Wreck near circus injures one

An afternoon wreck on Texoma Pwky. outside of Midway Mall sent one women to the hospital with minor injuries Friday. Police say a white sedan was struck by an SUV while trying to turn across traffic. The driver of the sedan was transported in a neck brace from the scene.

TMC celebrates 50 years of service in Denison

When Memorial Hospital opened in 1965, it was a small community hospital serving the thriving railroad community of Denison. After 50 years, and a renaming in the 1970s, Texoma Medical Center has expanded to a regional facility that provides health care service to the individuals across the entire region.

The art of fostering

Parents know the joy of welcoming a new child into their family. And almost all parents dread the day when they have to say goodbye to a child. For foster parents, however, the time between those two events can be very short.

Local attorney, former part-time prosecutor running for DA

One of Grayson County’s former contract prosecutors recently announced she plans to run for the top spot at the District Attorney’s Office in 2016. Bobbie Peterson Cate said she was able to make a significant difference in people’s lives while prosecuting part time and now it is time to do it full time. Coming from a family of law enforcement — her father retired from the Dallas Police Department after 27 years, and her great-grandfather was a judge in Oklahoma — Cate said becoming District Attorney is a life-long ambition.

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Disabled Sherman woman assaulted; other police report

Assault — Just prior to 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, Sherman police responded to a disturbance on the 4800 block of Highgrove Dr. At the scene, the responding officer determined a 24-year-old disabled woman had been assaulted by a 28-year-old man in a domestic disturbance. The suspect was arrested for injury to a disabled person with intentional bodily injury.

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