Denison City Council approves abatement for Ruiz

After an announcement of an agreement in June, the city of Denison approved a tax abatement with Ruiz Foods for its expansion earlier this year during a City Council meeting on Monday. In order to approve the abatement agreement, the City also signed off on the creation of a reinvestment zone for the area surrounding the Ruiz facility.

Learning is on the menu at Bearcat Bistro

The Bearcat Bistro is perhaps as intimate and trendy a place to eat lunch as there is in Sherman. The restaurant seats 40 people at the most. The walls are covered with paintings from local artists and hand-arranged floral bouquets adorn the tables. The menu changes constantly, allowing the talented young chefs to explore different cuisines. And it’s easy to hear the bell, so none of the chefs will be late to algebra.

Local women, organizations fight breast cancer

Sherman resident Jill Spencer, 43, said she expected her mammogram in January to be routine. After going through the procedure, however, her doctor informed her that she would need to come back for a diagnostic mammogram, which is usually performed after the initial mammogram results are abnormal.

Garden Show draws a crowd

Fred and Marilyn Zickrick talk to Jenna Roper, center and Cadey Vickers about bluebonnet seeds the girls were selling as a 4-H Club fundraiser at the Grayson County Master Gardners Garden Show at Loy Lake in Denison Saturday afternoon.

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Denison City Council approves abatement for Ruiz

After an announcement of an agreement in June, the city of Denison approved a tax abatement with Ruiz Foods for its expansion earlier this year during a City Council meeting on Monday. In order to approve the abatement agreement, the City also signed off on the creation of a reinvestment zone for the area surrounding the Ruiz facility.

Sherman OKs new paint for water tower

One of Sherman’s most visible structures will soon be receiving some much-needed TLC. The Sherman City Council on Monday voted to approve an engineering contract that will pave the way for a fresh coat of paint and several internal improvements to the city’s 2-million-gallon Gallagher Water Tower.

Sports

UIL adds 4th team to the 2A playoffs

AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council added a fourth playoff team in Class 2A among its rule changes after meeting on Sunday and Monday.

SE women 4th in GAC preseason poll

DURANT — South-eastern Oklahoma State women’s basketball will open the season picked to finish in a tie for fourth with rival East Central in the Great American Conference preseason poll.

’Roo soccer teams sweep Centenary

Chris Abad-Jacobi tallied twice in just over a minute midway through the second half as the Austin College men’s soccer team (1-10-4, 1-7-2) came from two goals down for a 3-2 victory on Sunday in SCAC play.

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