Grayson College’s Foundation kicked off their annual scholarship campaign with a reception and piano recital Thursday night in Denison. The goal for the 2015 campaign is $350,000.
It’s an empty lot of grass at this point — technically, two empty lots of grass sandwiching one skinny lot of mature trees and a small concrete wall. A 10,836-square-foot island of green surrounded by concrete and asphalt in downtown Sherman. But with a little bit of help from the community, the property on the corner of Wall and Montgomery streets could become something worth panting over.
Tssst, tst, tst, tssst, tst, tst, tssst… The rhythm of the cymbal echoed down the hallway of Denison High School Wednesday morning, a tinny metronome before lunch period. The muffled sound of a trombone’s whah-whah grew louder as a pair of visitors entered the new building’s Ensemble Room.
For more than 20 years, Visions magazine has served as a marketing tool for the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce and the city alike. With the start of January, the Chamber has begun work on the 2015-2016 edition of the annual publication.
In her 21-year career as a kindergarten teacher in the Callisburg ISD, Kenda Webb Delashaw touched the lives of hundreds of students. Now, a new scholarship at North Central Texas College will ensure that her legacy as a teacher will be carried on for years to come.
A Pottsboro man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for dealing methamphetamine.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday wasted little time getting behind a plan to give Pottsboro Independent School District some land that once housed a County Precinct barn.
Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown and County Veterans Services Officer Jimmy Petty received the Grayson County Commissioner’s Court’s blessing Tuesday for a program aimed at helping distressed veterans stay out of jail.
Every year the Bellwether Awards recognize innovative and unique college programs that lead community education towards the future. This culminates in an exclusive event to recognize the best colleges in instructional programs and services; workforce development; and planning, governance and finance.
Construction crews worked to place the walls of Emerson Process Management’s Sherman plant expansion Tuesday afternoon. The manufacturing company in south Sherman is hiring 22 new employees as part of an $8 million upgrade to its Fisher Controls production line, which creates industrial-strength valves for the energy sector and other producers.
Over the years, the Business Education for Teachers program has taken local educators out of the classroom and put them to work in area employers for a week. The experience raises awareness of local job opportunities for upcoming graduates, organizers said. With ongoing success and recognition, the program may soon be expanded with the help of the Texas Workforce Commission.
Nearly five years elapsed between the death of Malorie Bullock — the 19-year-old Tom Bean graduate who was thrown from the back of a friend’s motorcycle in April of 2010 — and the full enactment of a Texas state law named in her honor. House Bill 3838, or “Malorie’s Law,” was passed in 2013 under the sponsorship of Sherman Rep. Larry Phillips, after a lengthy negotiation over what, exactly the law would say.
Two Grayson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were promoted on Jan. 21. John Holloway, left, was promoted to sergeant and Jeremy Pirtle, was promoted to corporal. Both work as correctional officers in the Grayson County Jail. They are pictured here with Grayson County Sheriff Keith Gary.
To help parents deal with the dangers faced by children in the digital world, the Dillingham Intermediate Parent Teacher Association hosted a discussion entitled “Media Madness” on Thursday night. Heather Ashwell-Hair, vice president of programs and resources for the Texas PTA, presented a program on the topic to a crowd of about 20.