Afternoon tennis

Jack Henderson, Russell Braswell, Richard Danner and Russell Green take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to play some tennis Monday afternoon at Fairview Park in Sherman.

Walls rise as Emerson begins hiring

Construction crews worked to place the walls of Emerson Process Management’s Sherman plant expansion Tuesday afternoon. The manufacturing company in south Sherman is hiring 22 new employees as part of an $8 million upgrade to its Fisher Controls production line, which creates industrial-strength valves for the energy sector and other producers.

New motorcycle law ensures safety features stay

Nearly five years elapsed between the death of Malorie Bullock — the 19-year-old Tom Bean graduate who was thrown from the back of a friend’s motorcycle in April of 2010 — and the full enactment of a Texas state law named in her honor. House Bill 3838, or “Malorie’s Law,” was passed in 2013 under the sponsorship of Sherman Rep. Larry Phillips, after a lengthy negotiation over what, exactly the law would say.

Sherman embarks on water plant expansion

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, than a civic project of a thousand steps — not to mention $20 million — begins with a single vote. And for the city of Sherman’s water treatment plant expansion, that vote came last week, as the City Council unanimously passed Resolution No. 5835, authorizing the Greater Texoma Utility Authority to issue $2.5 million in new debt.

News

Plane recovery efforts called off Wednesday evening

KINGSTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Dive Team spent Wednesday afternoon and early evening trying to recover a plane that crashed Wednesday morning into the Marshall County area of Lake Texoma.

GC 2015 campaign kicks off

Grayson College’s Foundation will kick off its 2015 “Supporting the Dream” campaign with a piano recital at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Crucce Stark auditorium at GC’s Denison campus.

Sports

Gunter native is Coach of the Year

Gunter native and Southlake Carroll cross country coach Justin Leonard was recently named the Texas boys’ cross country coach of the year in the inaugural U.S. Track &Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) selection.

Storm men picked second in GAC poll

DURANT — Following a 2-0 fall season with strong individual outings, Southeastern has been picked to finish second in the Great American Conference preseason poll heading into the 2015 championship season.

SE women slated fifth in GAC poll

DURANT — Southeastern will open the 2015 championship portion of its season picked to finish fifth in the Great American Conference preseason poll released on Wednesday.

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