Despite frigid weathers and early snowfall on Friday morning, volunteers with the Meals on Wheels of Texoma ensured that many senior citizens throughout the region would have prepared meals over the weekend. Because of poor road conditions from the weather, Meals on Wheels ceased service at noon Friday after making deliveries, with plans of reopening on Monday.
Fresh off his selection as Sherman’s Community Leader of the Year last month, Texoma entrepreneur Kevin Couch added a second trophy to his mantel during the American Advertising Awards banquet in Dallas Thursday night.
They say if you don’t like the weather in Texas, you should just wait a few minutes. They are right.
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. — On a busy street in a well-to-do Washington suburb is an unlikely piece of African-American history.
GUNTER — Earlier this month, the city of Gunter had an unusual item placed on a special meeting agenda: “Consider, discuss and take any action, if any, regarding collection of debt owed to the city by Mayor Don Anderson for the deductible requirements … and consequences, if any, of non-payment, including whether Mayor remains qualified to continue holding office.”
Volunteers and representatives from area agencies filled a banquet hall Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn Texoma Event Center to celebrate the end of the 2014 United Way campaign. Before the evening ended, 2014 Co-chair Jeremy McMillen, who is president of Grayson College, told the group that the campaign raised $1,424,264, far exceeding the goal of $1,415,000.
Less than a year has passed since May 28, 2014, but much has changed for Sherman native Julie Judd Prater since then. An early morning check-up on her infant son soon became a check-in to the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.
An early morning wreck in Sherman caused the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 service road and E. Lamar St. to be temporarily closed Wednesday morning.
3D, the anti-bullying program of Sherman High School, has been saving lives for years. This week, 3D is reaching out to fifth and sixth graders of Dillingham Intermediate School to impact students who may be struggling with their circumstances inside or outside of the classroom.
For many survivors and veterans, the experiences of World War II can be a place of common ground. Many have shared stories of experience, hardship and sacrifice during this difficult period in American history. For two Austin College emeriti professors, this shared experience comes despite differences in location and perspective during the war, seventy years ago this month.
Two early morning wrecks in Sherman caused portions of U.S. Highway 75 to be shut down temporarily Wednesday morning.