As the city prepares to start a series of capital projects and upgrades, Denison city officials said they expect the city’s general fund revenue to surpass its expenditures by $185,000. City Manager Robert Hanna gave the Council the news Monday as the city leadership discussed the 2015 fiscal year.
Texoma Community Center’s retiring Executive Director Tony Maddox, left, jokes with TCC employees during a retirement ceremony in his honor Friday afternoon at Fulbelli’s restaurant in Sherman. Maddox left the mental health organization after nearly two decades on the job.
Sherman and Denison offer a number of ways for artists of all kinds to meet and showcase their works. Art galleries line the streets of downtown Denison and Sherman features acting opportunities as well as opportunities for those who make music. The one art that is seemingly ignored in the area is that of writing. At the Herald Democrat, the written word is loved as are all of the artistic outlets it offers people. For a number of years The Herald Democrat has opened its front page to poets during the month of April. But not everyone who writes is a poet. While the paper would love to offer its readers space for their short stories or even novels, that really isn’t practical at this point.
The domestic dog has been called, “man’s best friend” for generations. As many animal shelters in Grayson County face overcrowding, several groups are trying to find man’s best friend a warm and loving home.
With events like last week’s softball tournament in mind, the city of Denison is discussing potential plans for an addition to its recreational and sports facilities.
VAN ALSTYNE — The summer means long hours of free time for kids — time for playing outside, riding bikes, reading a book or, that old standby of keeping children occupied, coloring. The Van Alstyne Police Department is trying to turn those hours kids spend with paper and crayons into something more valuable than a way to kill time on a hot afternoon. Through their 911 drawing contest, the Department aims to spread life-saving knowledge of how and when to call emergency services.