OMAHA, Neb. — Denison native Lindsay Looney closed out her time at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials with another top 50 finish on Wednesday morning.
POTTSBORO — A fire erupted from a detached garage and spread to a home at the Lake Texoma community of Preston Tuesday afternoon. There were no injuries in the incident.
It is amazing to me the people whose early days were connected with Grayson County. Austin College seems to be a magnet for them. I recently went to an estate sale, and as a collector of things I found a scrapbook of pictures and articles clipped from newspapers, old movie star magazines and occasionally a real treasure.
Local manufacturers and the Denison Development Alliance joined forces to find workers to fill local industrial jobs. The DDA hosted its first job fair at the Texoma Event Center focused on manufacturing jobs and on partnering prospective workers with Denison industries.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday issued an opinion saying the Fort Worth school superintendent who made headlines for formulating guidelines to accommodate transgender students exceeded his authority. Paxton also said that a portion of the guidelines instructing district employees not to out transgender students to their parents might violate state law.
The Herald Democrat and its affiliated publications announced Tuesday the retirement of longtime publisher John Wright. Wright has worked for 45 years in the newspaper industry with 40 combined years in the Texoma market. Matt Guthrie has been named acting publisher of the paper, and Nate Rodriguez will be the general manager.
A woman snatched a man’s legally concealed weapon and stole his wallet while the two were waiting in line at a Denison gas station Sunday night. Police eventually arrested the woman, Bobbie Renee Kelly, 36, of Tom Bean, for aggravated robbery.
Six years ago, an antique shop that once served as the office for the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad began crumbling and eventually had to be torn down. In 2005, repairs were needed to the Hubbard Furniture Co. building when it was discovered that the brick mortar wasn’t doing it’s job any more. And last week the back wall of a downtown Denison building where construction crews had been working collapsed into an alley.
A Plano woman was hospitalized Saturday after her vehicle slammed into a tree and burst into flames in between Bells and Whitewright.
Over the objection of some local officials, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board passed proposals Monday that will impact how much Texans pay for vehicle registrations as well as potentially drive some private firms out of business.
Texas has paid 101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the list.
The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Cooke, Grayson and Fannin counties Monday afternoon from showers and thunderstorms moving slowly through the area.
Gasoline accelerant contributed to a fatal fire Friday in Denison , Denison Fire Department officials said Monday.
About the time the temperature gauges get to the melting point in Texoma, they open. They’re like frosty, mouth-watering, irresistible magnates drawing us in to save us from the sweltering heat — snow cone stands. Here’s five where you can get your summer fix.
For two days each week during the summer, about a dozen children meet at the Bonham Housing Authority TEAM Center for a few morning hours of crafts, games and learning activities.
LEONARD — Four young men were transported to hospitals, two by helicopter, after two pickups collided head-on Monday morning.
Ruling that Texas’ 2013 abortion restrictions place an undue burden on a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Texas abortion providers a major victory by overturning the regulations.
With the advent of new technologies and the spread of information via the internet, the role of the public library has been changing to meet new demands. As a part of this changing role as a center of the community, the Denison Public Library has partnered with the Denison Independent School District to offer free snacks to children during its summer reading program.
From bamboo tossed into a fire and exploding to today’s high-tech, computer-controlled displays, fireworks have come a long way. For Americans, fireworks are as much of a tradition in celebrating their nation’s independence as presents are at Christmas. They were used in some form at the very first Independence Day celebration in 1776 and continue to be a treasured tradition.
Unionized TAPS Public Transit bus drivers and call center operators voted Saturday to ratify a one-year contract for service with Transdev. The contract negotiations follow a change in management services for TAPS from First Transit to Transdev in March.
When a person wants to take their own life a mind shift happens that many friends and family don’t recognize, Sherman Police Sgt. D.M. Hampton said. And it could endanger these individuals even more.
The city of Denison is looking to address maintenance issues at its Eisenhower Monument in Loy Park. The move comes after the monument has experienced peeling paint and slight cracking due to water infiltration and ventilation issues, officials with the city said.