The water level in Lake Texoma continues to rise and water is pouring over the spillway causing some damage, flooding and drawing a crowd.
I learned what it is to be 80 years old Saturday and it isn’t even time for my latest birthday for two more weeks. Thirteen members of the Class of 1953 at the old Denison High School gathered at the Southern Grill and Kitchen for a joint 80th birthday party representing 960 accumulative years of life for those attending.
Denison Independent School District held its annual “Play Day” for third and fourth graders to compete in field day activities Tuesday afternoon at Munson Stadium. “Play Day” was organized for students to have a fun yet friendly competition with other elementary schools in Denison.
VAN ALSTYNE — Imagine a room set apart from the rest of the world. A bright, airy space with blank canvases, worn brushes, colorful posters and books filled with familiar characters. To many creative minds, this space would be paradise. To Van Alstyne artist Ron Head, this is simply his studio.
After weeks of downpours, the waters of Lake Texoma reached the tipping point in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Another wave of severe weather ravaged Texoma on Monday, bringing rain, wind and even a tornado. Monday’s severe weather affected several areas of the state and caused Governor Greg Abbott to add to the number of Texas counties covered by a disaster declaration.
Denison residents were able to enjoy a Memorial Day parade on Main Street just before severe weather struck the area.
Nearly 100 people gathered Monday at West Hill Cemetery to pay their respects in a Memorial Day service meant to honor to fallen military personnel.