Sherman alcohol petition nearing goal; organizers offered free meals for gathering signatures

With less than two weeks to go in its campaign to remove alcohol sales restrictions in Sherman, the group Sherman for Progress is making a final push to get the 2,100 voter signatures it needs to get a local option election added to the May 7 ballot. However, that final push included a strategy a representative from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office said may violate a bribery statute of the Texas Penal Code.

Sherman library seeking input for its future

The Sherman Public Library is asking for input on its services and facility from local residents through a short survey it posted to the city website this week. The survey will allow local patrons to weigh in on the library’s master planning process, which will be used by city officials in determining the library’s future.

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Denison’s Super Bowl champion

Denver Broncos wide receiver and Denison native Jordan Taylor holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, 24-10, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. For more Super Bowl coverage see Page B1.

SE swept to close out Invitational

DURANT — Southeastern was unable to hang onto its momentum from a Saturday sweep, dropping the final two games of the Southeastern Regional Invitational with a 7-0 loss to Pittsburg State and a 6-3 loss at the hands of Central Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex.

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