When 93.1 KMKT “Katy Country” first went live across the airways of Texoma on an early August morning in 1997, the first voice listeners heard belonged to a 27-year-old Jason Taylor.
As he does each year, Santa Claus took time out of his hectic schedule to share a few of the many letters he receives from Texomaland’s girls and boys. Those cheerful, bright letters are one of the jolly, old elf’s very favorite things, especially when they’re in the child’s own handwriting — even if they haven’t yet mastered that skill. Luckily, Santa and his staff are experts at figuring out exactly what the youngster is requesting.
On December 22, 1984, something that had never happened before or since took place — the Denison Yellow Jackets left a football field as the best team in the state.
The sound of bells, in a metaphorical sense, is the sound of Christmas. But for many needy families across Texoma and the nation, the sound of bells — the Salvation Army’s patented bell ringers outside of countless retail establishments — creates Christmas.
For many, the Christmas season a time for giving, not only to friends and family but also those who are in need. In keeping with that tradition, and creating a new one, the Texoma Health Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in grants to local health organizations and support groups that serve the Texoma community.
WASHINGTON – The fourth-floor office that Rep. Ralph M. Hall occupied for the past dozen years is empty now, cleared of photographs and memorabilia collected over decades of public service.
The investment group behind an effort to bring a large-scale restaurant to downtown Sherman received an early Christmas gift Friday, as the board of directors for the local economic development organization voted unanimously to provide a $32,600 financial incentive for the project.
WASHINGTON – Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive – at least through this year — more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.