On a rainy Wednesday morning at the Austin College Thinking Camp in Sherman, the first and second graders were learning about blizzards. It was clear that few of them had experience with the phenomenon. “What is a nor’easter? I’ve never seen that word before in my life,” one student said. But, with the weather outside at seventy degrees at the end of July, it seemed like blizzards in Texas might not be too surprising this year.
A standing-room-only crowd showed up at the Grayson County Courthouse Tuesday to celebrate the 34-year career of Grayson County Sheriff’s Office Lt. David Hawley. Hawley won the Grayson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 post in March and will be leaving the SO soon.
The budget was the main item before the Denison Independent School District Board of Trustees Tuesday evening. The Board approved a draft of the 2014 – 2015 general operating budget to be given final approval at their August meeting.