TCOG honors Citizens of the Year

Every year, the leaders of the Texoma Council of Governments selects four people to honor as their Citizens of the Year. Thursday night, the organization honored two men and two women for their service to their towns, counties, and Texoma as a whole.

TCOG dinner focuses on leadership

The Texoma Council of Governments held a short meeting Thursday evening at Austin College before celebrating its annual event. The theme of the evening was “Faces of Texoma,” and TCOG staff, Board members and guests shared dinner and success stories.


Triathletes celebrate return to Denison

After a four-year hiatus, Denison is back in the game — all three of them, in fact. Nearly 200 triathletes descended on Texoma for the Denison Red River Rampage this weekend, an event that’s been resurrected by city leaders in order to goose tourism numbers and showcase the city’s historic downtown.

Pottsboro celebrates history with annual Frontier Day

POTTSBORO — Pottsboro’s annual Frontier Day will be held Saturday in Friendship Park. This free event is a way for the community to celebrate the cattle drives of the 1850s and the early Americans on the Shawnee Trail through the area now known as Pottsboro. Some settlers decided to make this area their home, starting the community of Pottsboro that exists today.


Story leads SE to third-place finish

RUSTON, La. — Haylee Story turned in the best finish of her career and helped Southeastern post a third-place finish against entirely Division I competition in the seven-team field at the 2014 Mook 5 hosted by Louisiana Tech.

AC soccer drops 2 to Southwestern

The Austin College women’s soccer team held a 21-8 shot advantage, but Southwestern curled a corner kick into the net for a golden goal in overtime to hand the ‘Roos a 2-1 loss and complete an SCAC sweep on Sunday.

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