Holiday Lights are going up

The temperature might not seem to know what season it is right now, but the folks behind Grayson County Holiday Lights know it is display season. The crews started pulling out the lighted figures this week and getting them in shape for the 2015 season that will start the day after Thanksgiving and continue at least until New Year.

Bells denies request to open a local casino game room

BELLS — Bells City Council passed a motion denying a request to open a casino game room within city limits Tuesday night at its city council meeting. Last month, Scott Tatum of Rockwall requested permission to allow one of his game rooms to open in Bells, if only for a trial period.

Denison to celebrate day Eisenhower was born

Honoring military veterans, parachute jumps, re-enactments, a basic training boot camp for kids and even birthday cake are a few of the events set this weekend during the Dwight D. Eisenhower 125th birthday celebration in Denison. The festivities get underway Friday and will encompass the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site, the Katy Railroad Museum, downtown Denison, Loy Park and the North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field. All are free to take part in with the exception of a 5K and Fun Run.



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