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.
Returning to its roots as a former U.S. Air Force base, North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field played host to an armed forces training operation on Saturday. Members of the 1st Battalion of the 143rd Airborne conducted “Operation Viking,” in which more than 200 troops and support equipment were airlifted into Texoma to simulate the capture of the airport by Army personnel.
Flashlights and glow sticks light the way during the flashlight egg hunt Friday night at Pecan Grove Park in Sherman.
A revamped format produced some good results this weekend at the Denison Spring Art Walk — although beautiful weather probably didn’t hurt attendance, either. Regardless, event organizers were all smiles Saturday, as visitors wound their way through art booths, noshed on tasty treats and took in live music on a gorgeous spring day.
BELLS — Grayson County Speedway’s new ower, Frank Rose, said he started his career in racing at the very track he now owns. When he had the opportunity in December to buy the track from its previous owners, he seized it.
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.
Testing schedule • March 30-April 1: end-of-course English I & II tests, grades 4 & 7 writing, grades 5 & 8 math & reading tests • April 21-22: grades 3, 4, 6 & 7 math & reading, grades 5 & 8 science, grade 8 social studies • May 4-6: end-of-course algebra i, biology, U.S. history
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.
A Denison eatery ran afoul of Texas heath and safety rules during a recent Health Department inspection. The Grayson County Health Department released a list of inspections that showed Best Buffet, 931 S. Austin in Denison, received an F grade on its most recent inspection.
WASHINGTON – House Republicans and Democrats came together last week to resolve a decade-old deficiency in the way doctors are reimbursed by Medicare.
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.
Mike Martin takes his dog for a walk and a little exercise Friday morning at Waterloo lake in Denison.