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.
WHITESBORO — As the saying goes, “sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t.” Thousands of people felt like going to Whitesboro’s Peanut Festival Saturday, which proved to be successful as ever in its 49th year.
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.
DURANT, Okla. — A man facing a first-degree murder charge escaped Saturday afternoon from the Bryan County Jail and remains at large as of late Saturday evening.
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.
LADONIA — To celebrate National Fossil Day on Saturday, the Bois D’Arc chapter of Texas Naturalists hosted an educational lecture and fossil dig in Ladonia. More than 100 people of all ages from around the area attended the event.
Volunteers work to add a wheelchair ramp Saturday to a Bonham house during Bonham’s Great Days of Service. More than 300 volunteers showed up to work on various service projects around the city, said organizer Sandy Barber.
Rylee and Mckenziee Goree run to put together their new kites at the Pottsboro Kite Festival Saturday morning. The Goree’s traveled from Kingston, Okla. specifically for the kite festival.
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.
Meals on Wheels of Texoma is considering building a new, centralized kitchen to make operations more efficient and cost-effective. The nonprofit’s Board discussed the possibility during a meeting Thursday and also said goodbye to three board members.