The TAPS Public Transit board of directors saw a major shake up Monday afternoon when Chairman Chris Hill resign from the board. The move came after several board members voiced concerns about the dedication of Hill and other Collin County representatives in helping the agency recover.
A Sherman Police Officer is recovering after a wreck sent him to the hospital Friday afternoon. Sherman Police Officer Tyler Carroll was on the Washington Street ramp in the 800 block of U.S. Highway 75 responding to an accident where a hydroplaning car hit a guardrail when his patrol vehicle was sideswiped by another vehicle.
The Sherman Chamber Orchestra consisting of high school and middle school students plays Christmas songs at the Sherman Service center Monday afternoon. The orchestra will visit nine locations over the next two weeks.
A house fire on Saturday in the 400 block of West Hull in Denison left a couple displaced over the holiday weekend.
When Guy Hawkins Jr. of Sherman reminisces about his younger brother who died in World War II he now has something extra to add. An unexpected Veterans Day gift recently gave him information he never knew and an item that will be a treasured family heirloom.
Rain that seemed as if it would never let up finally did late Sunday evening, but the four days of precipitation will likely leave their mark on the record books, making 2015 Sherman-Denison’s wettest year on record. A system fueled by Gulf moisture dumped several inches of rain on Texoma, as well as the rest of North Texas and much of the Southern Plains.
Sherman officials are preparing for the planned annexation of 186.244 acres of land west of the city limits near North Heritage Parkway, but one subdivision included in the proposed annexation would prefer not to join the city.
Since the days of the cave man, it seems, parades have been used worldwide to mark special occasions and honor individuals.
The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, is one of the biggest retail shopping days for businesses in the United States. The day after Black Friday, or Small Business Saturday, is a day to promote small businesses and putting locally earned dollars back into the city. And that’s just what a number of local shops did Saturday.
More than 70 years after it led Allied aircraft during the D-Day invasion, the C-47 That’s All Brother is being readied for its new home in Dallas.
All across Grayson and Fannin County Thursday, Friday and Saturday, heavy rain caused flooding and wet roadways that led to numerous crashes. Farther south there were at least three fatalities related to the weather, and in Oklahoma and Kansas, where temperatures dipped below freezing, five others were killed and thousands were without power.
Following a contentious meeting last week, the TAPS Public Transit board of directors will meet Monday to discuss the future of the transit agency. In a closed, executive session, the board is expected to discuss the status of TAPS executive officers and the “appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment of duties, discipline or dismissal” of personnel.
Once the drought broke with October’s heavy rains across Texas, the storms kept coming every five or six days, and they’re likely to keep coming, one round after another, through February.
In light of TAPS Public Transit’s cuts in service, Grayson College has been providing limited transportation to students for the remainder of the fall semester. One route in Sherman and one route in Denison will be available weekdays until Dec. 10, the end of final exams.
Wednesday’s column was an introduction to the Lee-Peacock feud, which took place in the four corners area where Grayson, Fannin, Collin and Hunt counties meet and the village of Pilot Grove, about 35 miles from Sherman.
Those who drive by the Grayson County courthouse regularly might notice a new place to rest their eyes on the southwestern corner. The small vignette is a memorial dedicated to a former Grayson County prosecutor.
VAN ALSTYNE — For many businesses, a marker of success can be placed on the number of years it’s done business in a community. For the Benton-Luttrell company, 125 years of business in Van Alstyne and surrounding communities is that marker.