Grayson County Commissioner Bart Lawrence was seriously injured in a crash Friday evening on State Highway 289 near Plainview Road, and another driver, Shawn Velie, 41, of Sherman was killed in the crash.
Officials with the city of Denison met with members of the public Thursday to give information and updates on the city’s water production. The meeting comes as residents throughout the city reported higher than normal bills for the month of August.
Jurors in Justin Boyce’s capital murder trial Thursday heard from more Texoma Medical Center employees, as well as experts on cellphone and computer data retrieval and, finally, from Boyce himself.
Amid ongoing financial and operational concerns, the TAPS Public Transit board of directors elected a new set of officers Wednesday. The move came in the same meeting at which Interim CEO Tim Patton unveiled plans to bring the transit agency out of its current financial crisis .
The temperature might not seem to know what season it is right now, but the folks behind Grayson County Holiday Lights know it is display season. The crews started pulling out the lighted figures this week and getting them in shape for the 2015 season that will start the day after Thanksgiving and continue at least until New Year.
Rep. Larry Phillips has been on the road to talk about the transportation funds that could be earmarked for transportation projects if voters approve Proposition 7 during the Nov. 3 election.
BELLS — Bells City Council passed a motion denying a request to open a casino game room within city limits Tuesday night at its city council meeting. Last month, Scott Tatum of Rockwall requested permission to allow one of his game rooms to open in Bells, if only for a trial period.
Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead.
The busy fall season kicks into high gear this weekend. Here’s a few ways to have some fun.
The Dia de los Muertos exhibit will remain in the gallery through Nov. 6. It is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and by special appointment. A reception with the exhibit artists is set for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. It is also free and open to the public.
Officials with TAPS Public Transit unveiled plans to its board of directors on Wednesday aimed at addressing the agency’s current financial problems, including millions in operating liabilities and outstanding payroll taxes owed to the IRS. Interim CEO Tim Patton announced plans to address these and other operational issues in a news release last Monday, however, the agency withheld details until it had the opportunity to address the board.
Texoma Medical Center personnel who treated Breanna Perry, a 3-year-old Denison girl who died front blunt force trauma in 2012, testified Wednesday in the capital murder trial of the man authorities say killed the child.
The Sherman Police Department and local Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Monday. Authorities say they are investigating the death as a homicide.
The Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge is unveiling a tool officials hope will help reverse the dying off of the monarch butterfly.
Denison recently learned it won’t be receiving a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation this year for its planned Katy Trail project, but the city is undeterred in its plans for the trail and will reapply for the grant next year.
Honoring military veterans, parachute jumps, re-enactments, a basic training boot camp for kids and even birthday cake are a few of the events set this weekend during the Dwight D. Eisenhower 125th birthday celebration in Denison. The festivities get underway Friday and will encompass the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site, the Katy Railroad Museum, downtown Denison, Loy Park and the North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field. All are free to take part in with the exception of a 5K and Fun Run.
GUNTER — Motivational speaker Wade White offered words of encouragement through his “Measured by Character” program to Gunter Independent School District students Wednesday morning to empower them to recognize their purpose and meaning in life.
Jurors in the 15th state District Court Tuesday sat through nearly two hours of opening statements before hearing from the paramedics who worked to save the life of 3-year-old Breanna Perry back in November of 2012. Justin Boyce, 34, of Sherman has pleaded not guilty to capital murder in the child’s death.