New CASA volunteers sworn in

Judge Jim Fallon, right, stands with new Court Appointed Special Advocates for children, Tina Gardner, Kim Thomas, Christy Benedict, Mary Marxx, and Judge Rim Nall, at the Grayson County Justice Center when the volunteers were sworn in as voices for children involved in the court system. CASA of Grayson County will hold its next volunteer training at the end of May.

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Sherman may change panhandler policy

A Sherman councilman has proposed a trio of ordinances he hopes will further prime the pump of economic growth in the city. Councilor Jason Sofey, who floated three ideas during the last meeting of the Sherman City Council, took the time Thursday to expound on his proposed edits to city code, which he believes could be drivers of future civic success.

Denison hires director for P&Z, building and code enforcement

In ongoing efforts to streamline and simplify development processes within the city, Denison has created a new director position to oversee building the building, code enforcement, and planning and zoning departments. Gabe Reaume, who will be filling the new position, comes from Sugar Land, where he served as the city’s environmental director.

Sports

AC splits double dip with U. Dallas

The Austin College baseball team earned a dramatic 2-1 walk-off win in Game 1 against the University of Dallas, but a five-run second inning put UD on top for good in a 9-4 loss on Saturday.

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