Denison ISD recognizes Texas Scholars at picnic

With college and work preparedness becoming a more prominent issue and talking point in public education, Denison Independent School District recognized its graduating seniors who earned the Texas Scholar Award on Wednesday in an annual picnic. The award recognizes students who went beyond the basic requirements for graduation and earned college credit while in high school.

Approximately 100 turn up for meeting about CHL in S&S schools

SADLER — About 100 people attended a public meeting held by the Sadler and Southmayd Consolidated School District on Monday in which the District presented its proposed Defender Program. The program would allow approved Concealed Handgun Licence holding faculty to carry handguns in the classroom and on school campuses as a precautionary measure.

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Denison ISD recognizes Texas Scholars at picnic

With college and work preparedness becoming a more prominent issue and talking point in public education, Denison Independent School District recognized its graduating seniors who earned the Texas Scholar Award on Wednesday in an annual picnic. The award recognizes students who went beyond the basic requirements for graduation and earned college credit while in high school.

Durant shooting injures one

DURANT — A shooting occurred Tuesday night in Durant, causing one person to be airlifted to a Plano hospital.

S&S discusses concealed handguns in the classroom

SADLER — The Sadler and Southmayd Consolidated Independent School District received public input Monday on its proposed Defender Program. If approved, the program would allow District-authorized staff to carry concealed handguns on campus. The program would serve as an additional level of security at District facilities in the event of an armed intruder on campus grounds, S&S officials said.

Sports

Gunter, W’boro golfers advance to state

STEPHENVILLE — Gunter’s Jaimie Hughes will be joined by Whitesboro’s Jennifer Mrusek and Bobbi Holiday at the state golf tournament as the trio qualified as medalists at the Class 2A Region II tourney at Legends Country Club.

Vikings take over first with sweep

The Grayson College baseball team swept a doubleheader between the top two teams in the standings, 5-4 and 9-5, against North Central Texas College in NTJCAC action at Dub Hayes Field on Wednesday.

C’burg tennis pair advances to state

STEPHENVILLE — The Callisburg boys doubles team of Brandon Baker and Daniel Baker qualified for the state tennis tournament with a runner-up finish at the Class 2A Region II tournament on Tuesday.

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