Pottsboro ISD board looks to lower tax rate

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.

Plyler hopes to build Sherman as mayor

After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.

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Plyler hopes to build Sherman as mayor

After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.

Commissioners to consider budget filing Tuesday

Grayson County commissioners should move quickly through a fairly routine agenda Tuesday. Commissioners are expected to discuss an interlocal agreement for E 911 public safety answering points and to discuss the upgrade of the communications office area and change out a generator.

Kueckelhan Rodeo bucks into 60th year

BONHAM — The large blinking signs on Highway 78 in Bonham were very clear in their instructions Friday night: “ROAD CLOSED AHEAD. LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY.”

Sports

Stevens leads six 3A all-state locals

Senior outfielder Landon Stevens of Pottsboro has been named first-team Class 3A baseball all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association, leading seven total selections among six Texomaland players.

Grayson trio among SE baseball additions

DURANT — Southeastern head baseball coach Mike Metheny has announced the addition of nine junior college transfers, including three from Grayson College, who will join the squad for the 2016 season.

SE picked 4th in GAC preseason grid poll

DURANT — Southeastern football will open the 2015 season picked to finish tied for fourth in the Great American Conference according to the league’s preseason poll released Tuesday.

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