Denison looks to improve water system for future growth

One of the recurring themes in the past several years for the city of Denison has been growth and development. With revitalization as a focus on Main Street and downtown, development of the intersection of FM 691 and U.S. Highway 75 — the Gateway to Denison — is expected to be a major focal point for future growth in the city.

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Denison Police Station unveils plans for centralized dispatch center

As work on the $1.44 million police station renovation continues, the Denison Police Department has unveiled initial plans for additional work at the station. During the annual City Council budget retreat last week, police officials discussed plans to create a centralized emergency dispatch center in the basement of the station.

Fire extinguished at gas plant

A fire at a west Sherman gas plant on Plainview Road on Friday morning prompted first responders to evacuate homes and businesses within a one-mile radius of the area. The fire went out several hours later.

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Melissa loses opener

TEXARKANA — Hits ran rampant and Joe Pearlman tossed a gem as Pleasant Grove defeated Melissa, 11-3, at Hawk Field on Thursday in Game 1 of a Class 4A Region II semifinal series.

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