Bells council works to solve parking problems, other issues (+video)

BELLS — One trailer caused the Bells City Council to do some head scratching at its meeting Tuesday. Mayor Angela LeBlanc explained that one Bells resident races cars and uses a trailer to bring his car to the racetrack and back. The trailer will sit in his driveway, and occasionally on the street, but the size of the trailer has created some issues for the neighborhood.

Pottsboro median removal hits a roadblock

POTTSBORO – A raised median on F.M. 120 between Spur 316 and State Highway 289 has created some issues for developers and property owners, Pottsboro City Manager Kevin Farley said in a March interview. In April, the city went to the Texas Department of Transportation with a request to remove the median entirely to allow easier access to the south side of F.M. 120. Last month, they finally heard a reply.

New paint job for Sherman Ballroom

Mariano Barriantos paints one of the columns in the Sherman Municipal Ballroom Tuesday afternoon. Several renovation projects are currently underway or have just been completed in the Sherman Municipal Building including remodeling an office and a new finish on the Kidd-Key Auditorium stage floor.

GTUA rejects sole bid on Sherman water project

The Greater Texoma Utility Authority rejected the sole bid for work at Sherman’s Sears lift station during its meeting Monday. The project calls for the construction of 7,000 feet of pipe in order to retire the aging station, which was built in the 1960s.

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Sherman man competent to stand trial on murder charge

Judge Brian Gary found on Wednesday that Jeremy Pimm, 23, of Sherman is competent to stand trial on the murder charge facing him in Gary’s 397th state District Court. Pimm was indicted on April 15 on one count of murder in the death of Randy Jeffers. Mr. Jeffers died in March at a home on West Scott Street.

Sports

Space invaders: Jackets put new slogan to use

The talk around the Denison Yellow Jackets since last season ended has centered on SiFi. It’s not the kind you think when you hear it spoken — the program is more focused on the reality of getting back to the playoffs than anything the world of science fiction can offer.

Storm open year vs. Henderson State

DURANT — Southeastern football opens up the 2015 season on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Paul Laird Field and will aim to start off the season right with high expectations after posting a 7-5 season a year ago and playing its first postseason game in a decade.

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