Grayson College pond project delayed

During a rainy May day, nine members of the Grayson College Pond Beautification Advisory Committee gathered to lay out the new designs for the pond on the outskirts of the Denison college. Plans included the installation of a walking trail, clearing up the moss and setting up benches, a fishing dock, and a pavilion. It was said most of this could be finished by July.

Pottsboro ISD board looks to lower tax rate

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.

Plyler hopes to build Sherman as mayor

After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.

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Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir another step closer for Fannin County

BONHAM — One of Fannin County’s proposed water projects, the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir, has moved a step closer to reality. The North Texas Municipal Water District announced Wednesday morning that it has received a water rights permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the project, completing one of the final steps of the permitting process. That process must be completed before construction on the lake can begin.

Sports

3 local players on TSWA 4A all-state

Three Texomaland baseball players were named honorable mention on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A all-state team.

Denison football tickets go on sale

Denison High School football season tickets will go on sale starting August 13-14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center in Denison, located at 531 West Chestnut.

Stevens leads six 3A all-state locals

Senior outfielder Landon Stevens of Pottsboro has been named first-team Class 3A baseball all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association, leading seven total selections among six Texomaland players.

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