The Denison City Council continued to progress in setting a 2014-2015 budget on Tuesday night as it held the first public hearing for the proposed budget.The Council focused its conversation on setting the budget for insurance coverage for city employees as insurance rates are estimated to increase for the city by 18 percent in 2015.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday took to their bench ready to hear from residents about the proposed 2015 tax rate. But when it came time to hold the public hearing on the rate, no one came forward. Grayson County Judge Drue Bynum called for comments from the public a number of times before he declared the one-minute long public hearing over and went on with the rest of the items on the Court’s short agenda Tuesday.
Today it’s not unusual to find a woman in a leadership role in a company, a city, a county, a state or even the national government. Women have been told for many years that they can do anything they set their minds to do. Today they believe it.
Friday morning was gray and rainy in Denison, but the weather did little to dampen the school district’s excitement at unveiling the end results of two major construction projects. Hundreds of community members broke out their umbrellas and rain jackets to attend ribbon cuttings at the new Denison High School and the renovated Munson Stadium.
In 1892, the workers of the Central Labor Union in New York City held a holiday to celebrate the American worker. The idea spread across the country and now, for over a century, the first Monday in September has been a time when Americans look back with pride in jobs well done.
Denison Police Officer William Deering said one of his main motivations for doing his job is getting drugs off the streets. It’s fitting, then, that he as a K-9 partner, Ivar, to help him in that endeavor.
Family and friends of Gage Gordy unload school supplies Friday that were collected in the second annual Gages Pages school supply drive at Terrell Elementary school in Denison.