While only about 20 minutes separate the Denison and Durant school districts, several thousand dollars separate their teachers’ starting pay. The National Education Association revealed that while the number of Oklahoma students is growing, the state came in 49th in 2013-2014 on per student expenditures.
VAN ALSTYNE — Former Van Alstyne Fire Chief Landon Smith isn’t taking the things the city said about him to the media back in July mildly. He has sued the city for defamation and wrongful termination.
Pat Scott and her husband went to their first Buddhist meeting in 1971 because her husband wanted to learn more about the religion. She, however, was uninterested.
For more than a week, Essie Hennie and her family were tuned into the news, watching as tropical storm Katrina swirled its way toward their home in New Orleans. As the storm’s wind speeds increased to more than 100 miles per hour, Hennie and her family realized they were no longer safe in their own home. By now, this storm had become the infamous Hurricane Katrina.
Sherman police responded to a car wreck at U.S. Highway 82 and Frisco Road Thursday evening.
Renovations currently underway at the Sherman Municipal Building will allow the city to provide more space for the Sherman Police Department and save the expense of building or purchasing a new building. The Municipal Court office and courtroom will be moved from the police department to the Municipal Building to open up more workspace for police personnel.
A long line of friends and co-workers greeted Sherman Superintendent Al Hambrick at his retirement ceremony at the Sherman Independent School District Service Center Thursday afternoon. Hambrick has worked for the Sherman school district for 35 years.
Grayson County grand jurors this week indicted Rodney Cannon, 28, of Desoto on evading arrest and robbery charges. The indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt. The charges stem from a June incident in which Cannon is said to have robbed a Sherman motel then led police on a chase.
SHERMAN — In 1905, the First Baptist Church of Sherman and Pastor Forest Smith established a mission on South Crockett for cotton mill workers called Southside Baptist Mission. They began Sunday school classes in a white building.
Kick up your heels, tickle those taste buds, enjoy some classic movies and cars, and chat with the critters this weekend with a variety of events in Grayson and Fannin Counties.