Stalking case ends in conviction but sentence is still to come

A Luella man will have to wait a while to find out how long he will spend in prison after being convicted of stalking this week. Brian Evan Walker was convicted of stalking Michelle Hargis for months in 2014 and 2015. He had previously been convicted of assaulting a peace officer in charges that were related to the case and sentenced to seven years in prison. On Friday, jurors watched a DVD that showed that assault. Walker has appealed the conviction on that case.

Denison Memorial Day service moved due to weather

A service in Denison honoring the contributions of the armed forces will be moved indoors Monday due to expected rain. The annual Memorial Day service will be held at the Denison SNAP Center, located at 531 W. Chestnut St. at 10 a.m. The event was originally schedule to take place at Heritage Park, but forecasted rain forced organizers to move the event inside.

D.A. not moving forward with Somers investigation

Grayson County Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Somers was interviewed by the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office earlier this year about a possible conflict of interest with county training she arranged in 2012 and 2013. The D.A. office’s investigation concluded, while it is possible she violated local government code, she cannot be prosecuted for any misdemeanor offenses because the two-year statute of limitations period has passed.

Gunter High senior finds place in Marine Corps Band

GUNTER — Gunter High School senior Alex Leach wasn’t looking for an opportunity to serve with a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. As he went into his second semester of his senior year, Leach was faced with tough decisions most high school seniors are forced to confront when graduation approaches. A practiced euphonium player, Leach’s main goal was to try to break into the band at the University of North Texas.

Seniors’ health, fitness the focus of local event

Texoma senior citizens got moving Wednesday morning in honor of the 23rd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Nautilus Family Fitness in Sherman hosted the free event that started with a healthy breakfast, and included activities such as a senior vendor fair, health and fitness screenings, and a demonstration of the Silver Sneakers program, as well as nutrition and mental health discussions, and even chair massages.

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Denison Memorial Day service moved due to weather

A service in Denison honoring the contributions of the armed forces will be moved indoors Monday due to expected rain. The annual Memorial Day service will be held at the Denison SNAP Center, located at 531 W. Chestnut St. at 10 a.m. The event was originally schedule to take place at Heritage Park, but forecasted rain forced organizers to move the event inside.

Sports

Van Alstyne falls behind in semi series

KENNEDALE — The Bowie Jackrabbits and the Van Alstyne Panthers combined to score eight runs in the first inning of Thursday night’s Region II-3A semifinal series.

Trenton wins Game 1 in 7th

FORT WORTH — Trenton senior Kellie Connelly had come through earlier Thursday evening with two crucial at-bats, and yet the Lady Tigers were up against it in the bottom of the seventh, trailing Game 1 of the Class 2A Region II final series by a run.

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