Mike Kluss works on decorating the official city of Sherman Christmas tree, which has been moved from Municipal Park to the 100 block of North Travis. There will be a lighting of the tree at 6:25 p.m. on Dec. 5 before the Christmas parade.
He isn’t the longest serving inmate on Texas’ death row, but he isn’t far from it. Lester Bower marked 30 years on death row this past April and the state has his execution date set Feb. 10. That is the sixth date with death Bower has had since he arrived on death row after being convicted, in April of 1984, of the murders of Bob G. Tate, Phillip Good, Ronald Mayes and Jerry Mac Brown. The four were found dead at a hangar northeast of Sherman in October of 1983.
BONHAM — Supporters of Bonham’s Creative Arts Center are joining together to ask the community for more support. The Center hopes that it can obtain the financial means to fund its growing art programs.
In the midst of recruitment efforts, the Sherman Police Department welcomed a new officer to the force Wednesday during a Field Training Program graduation ceremony.
Melanie Hale remembers when Downtown Sherman was Sherman. Born at the end of tail-end of the Baby Boomer generation, Hale said she recalls the era before there were malls and Town Centers — back when Sherman’s Courthouse Square was the beating heart of the city.
The garage of a house across the street from the new Denison Fire Station was damaged Wednesday in an early-morning fire.