After a series of recent School Board decisions, Pottsboro Independent School District will join several other area schools in adding video cameras to its buses. The cameras, many districts say, provide a way to keep students safe and drivers focused.
Grayson College art professor Steve Black opened up his big, black three-ring binder. Half a dozen young artists crowded around as he thumbed through the contents: pictures of Mexican art, Aztec iconography, drawings of skulls and, most importantly, photos and diagrams of puppets. Over the next few weeks, Black and his team will turn these bits of inspiration, along with some wood, glue, and old newspaper, into giant puppets for Denison’s Day of the Dead parade.
WHITESBORO — The capstone of Whitesboro’s multi-year civic improvement effort at Charles C. Whitecotton Park is ready to be placed. On Nov. 15, the Whitesboro Economic Development Corp. will be legally authorized to transfer up to $100,000 to the city’s Parks and Recreation Department for the purchase of lighting arrays that will complete the park’s new T-ball field and thus finish the last major step in the asset’s transformation.
BONHAM — Fannin County residents will have two choices for county judge when they go to the polls this year: incumbent Creta “Spanky” Carter and write-in candidate Bill Carey. The county judge presides over the Commissioners Court and handles the county budget, among other responsibilities.
POTTSBORO — Frontier Days in Pottsboro has changed over the years. The event draws its inspiration from back in the 1800s, when cowboys would stop in the town for a rest as they drove cattle south to the State Fair of Texas.
Three small, local communities are reeling after three young residents were among those killed in a bus crash Friday evening.
Throughout the week, pilots from across the nation flew into Denison’s North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field to compete in the 2014 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. Competition concluded on Friday with the events highlight attraction as seven of the top pilots competed in the four-minute freestyle contest.
BONHAM — In day four of testimony in a Fannin County assault trial, jurors heard from a forensic nurse and from the alleged victim’s mother.