Bower has new execution date

Grayson County’s longest serving death row inmate has a new execution date. Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown said Lester Bower’s seventh execution date has been set for June 3, 2015.

For Retz, NTRA was another adventure in a long career

Over the past decade, North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field has experienced something of a Renaissance. In recent years, the airport has expanded its influence, generating a $60 million impact on the local economy. Now, in 2015, one of the men involved in this recent growth is saying goodbye.

Gunter Chamber of Commerce banquet a networking celebration

Festivities kicked off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. President of the Gunter Chamber Brandi Cochran said the focus of the chamber is to help all local businesses to expand with the future growth of the community. This year the banquet provided a platform for some of the smaller businesses without a store front an opportunity to showcase the products and services they have to offer.

Wreck near circus injures one

An afternoon wreck on Texoma Pwky. outside of Midway Mall sent one women to the hospital with minor injuries Friday. Police say a white sedan was struck by an SUV while trying to turn across traffic. The driver of the sedan was transported in a neck brace from the scene.

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Bower has new execution date

Grayson County’s longest serving death row inmate has a new execution date. Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown said Lester Bower’s seventh execution date has been set for June 3, 2015.

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Storm complete sweep over SNU

DURANT — Southeastern polished off a three-game sweep of Southern Nazarene on Saturday with an 11-8 win in Game 1 followed by an 8-6 win in the series finale at the Ballpark in Durant.

SE softball wins three of 4 at SAU

MAGNOLIA, Ark. — Southeastern piled up 27 runs on the day and 33 hits as they picked up a doubleheader sweep of Southern Arkansas on Sunday with wins of 13-7 and 14-10 to take three of four games in the series.

Locals compete at Texas Relays

AUSTIN — Leonard and Whitesboro each had three entries at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays over the weekend at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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