Pottsboro library remodeling underway

Remodeling work inside the Pottsboro library is underway. The library will be closed August 31 through September 15 as new flooring and desks are brought in.Remodeling work inside the Pottsboro library is underway. The library will be closed August 31 through September 15 as new flooring and desks are brought in

Sherman Chamber aims to ‘chat up’ tourism

Though the Sherman Chamber of Commerce won’t officially take-over tourism promotion from the city until October, the Sherman City Council’s plan to outsource its promotional efforts is already bearing fruit. In a partnership among the Chamber, local businesses and radio stations KMKT, KLAK and KMAD, the first ever “Chat it up Sherman” advertisement hit local airways Monday morning. The weekly segment will promote local events in an effort to increase tourism visits to Grayson County and keep the community informed.

Youth Shelter seeks funds for renovations

Hip-hop artist Jay-Z famously claimed to have 99 problems, but North Texas Youth Connection Executive Director Sharon Watson might have him beat. Providing a tour Monday of her organization’s Sherman headquarters — a building that currently provides a home for seven homeless youth — the list of what needs fixed around the building easily outweighed the list of what doesn’t.

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Former Denison teacher indicted

A Denison woman was indicted this week on charges that she had an improper relationship with a student while she was a teacher.

DISD schools will be finished in time for students, district says

All summer, Denison Independent School District has been in a race against time. The District majorly renovated two campuses, built a new campus and renovated its stadium. With the start of school on September 2, it seems the District has completed all of these projects just in time.

Sports

TCS boys soccer edges Canterbury

Tate Truly’s goal in the 52nd minute was the difference as Texoma Christian edged past DeSoto Canterbury, 1-0, on their home pitch in their TAPPS District 1 fall boys soccer opener on Tuesday.

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