Sherman may soon be expanding by approximately 200 acres thanks to an annexation schedule approved by the City Council on Monday.
CHRIS JENNINGS / HERALD DEMOCRAT Sherman spirits were high during the homecoming game against Lovejoy Friday night, though the Bearcat’s lost 45-14 against Lovejoy.
COLLINSVILLE — Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run wreck that occurred in Collinsville Saturday afternoon. Witnesses told Whitesboro dispatch they saw a man and a woman fleeing the scene of a wreck on Highway 377 in Collinsville Saturday.
Denisonians were out in force Saturday for the 2015 edition of the Main Street FallFest, and they brought their dancing shoes with them.
Denison’s Main Street FallFest was filled with people, vendors, rides, attractions and pets Saturday. The 28th edition of the annual festival saw a record number of vendors sign up to take part in the day and beautiful weather helped attract more than 20,000 people.
VAN ALSTYNE — Van Alstyne residents, who just a few weeks ago spoke out in a preliminary hearing against a proposed power plant near their homes, have decided not to pursue their requests through to a formal hearing.
WHITEWRIGHT — The Military Vehicle Preservation Association rode through downtown Whitewright Saturday morning with a convoy of more than 50 historic military vehicles as part of the 95th anniversary recreation of the 1920 Transcontinental Motor Convoy along the Bankhead Highway.
The Herald Democrat asked the three men running for the Republican nomination for Grayson County: What steps would you take to enhance the relationship between the GCSO and the community it serves? How would you pay for any costs associated with that plan? The candidates responded via email. Below are their answers.
Following the departure of CEO Brad Underwood last month and rising concerns regarding its future, officials with TAPS Public Transit announced plans to move the organization forward with its “Moving Forward Initiative.” The news release on the plan says Interim CEO Tim Patton will “be aggressive in stabilizing the agency in the face of budget and operational issues over the last 12 months.”
VAN ALSTYNE — The 71 head of cattle that were seized from a piece of property near Van Alstyne in September could be going to a new home soon. SPCA of Texas Spokeswoman Maura Davies said the cattle’s owner Charles Helms reached an agreement earlier this week with the SPCA and Grayson County Sheriff’s Office to turn the cattle over to the SPCA.
WASHINGTON – With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress approved a stopgap measure last week to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
Anyone who makes a trip across the country knows how many familiar names of towns, rivers, roads, etc., there are from state to state.
Grayson College was recently named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration StormReady entity by the National Weather Service. NWS officials Mark Fox and Tom Bradshaw presented StormReady signs to Grayson College administrators at the college’s Faculty Professional Development Program on the Main Campus in Denison Friday.
Sherman High School celebrated its homecoming Friday.
Blue Bell Ice Cream recently announced that the Texoma region will be included in phase two of the company’s market re-entry plan, which is scheduled to begin on Nov. 2. Phase two will see ice cream distributed from North Central Texas to north central Oklahoma, including in Grayson, Fannin, Cooke and Collin counties in Texas and Bryan County in Oklahoma.
Eleven local businesses opened their doors for Manufacturing Day Friday morning, hoping to inspire the next generation of workers in the Texoma region. “Manufacturing Day” welcomed 458 students from Denison High School and Sherman High School who are taking Career and Technical Education courses.