For local leaders throughout Grayson County, the road to recovery from storm damage from flooding and heavy rains earlier this summer has been a long one fraught with potholes. As flood waters continue to recede, up to six inches each day in some areas, leaders warn that it may be some time before some roadways are fully repaired.
DENTON — Leaving home at the age of 16 isn’t common for most teens, but the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science on the University of North Texas campus provides just that opportunity. It’s a residential program for gifted and talented students considering STEM careers and looking for a more rigorous curriculum.
POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.
After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.
COLBERT, Okla. — One man died and a woman was critically injured Sunday when a small plane crashed near Colbert, Oklahoma.
The peal of a church bell has the power to connect past with present and individual with community. The bells that ring throughout the towns in Grayson County are announcers of time, special events, and worship, but most of all they provide an atmosphere.
BONHAM — The large blinking signs on Highway 78 in Bonham were very clear in their instructions Friday night: “ROAD CLOSED AHEAD. LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY.”
The smell of campfire cooking filled the air at Eisenhower State Park Saturday morning, an olfactory siren call for the park’s campers to come and experience a bit of Texas tradition. The breakfast was a celebration of the Dutch oven — the lidded, cast iron receptacle that was designated as the Lone Star State’s official cooking implement in 2005.