Krantz-Dimayuga says she wants to improve career-readiness in HISD

HOWE — Lifelong Howe resident Amber Krantz-Dimayuga said she is running for the Howe Independent School District Board of Trustees to make sure her daughters and all the other children in the community are receiving a great education. Krantz-Dimayuga is one of five candidates who filed for three at-large positions in the May 9 election.

Dawsey says he wants to continue serving on HISD’s team of eight

HOWE — When Bruce Dawsey first moved to Howe, he said he saw the school district as a large focus of the community and it was something he wanted to be apart of. After serving two terms on the Howe Independent School District Board of Trustees, the incumbent is one of five candidates who filed for three at-large positions in the May 9 election.

Finney says education is her second nature

HOWE — After 42 years of serving Howe Independent School District, retired teacher Janie Finney said she would like to embark on a new journey in the education field. She’s running for the Board of Trustees. Finney is one of five candidates who filed for three at-large positions in the May 9 election.

Assistant city manger will lead Denison in interim

The Denison City Council took action Monday night to start the search for a new city manager when it appointed Assistant City Manager Judson Rex as interim city manager, effective May 9. Current City Manager Robert Hanna will be leaving his position with the city on May 8.

Denison ‘gateway’ expected to bring new sales taxes dollars to the city

The development that has been called the “gateway to Denison” took another step forward Monday after the Denison City Council approved a request for a zoning change to planned development district for Gateway Village. The 600-acre development, once completed, will be mixed use with medical facilities, offices, residential and retail along the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and FM 691.

Most local districts perform well in first round of STAAR testing

Grayson County school districts received results recently from the first administration of State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR testing) reading tests for fifth and eighth graders. The Texas Education Agency released the preliminary results on April 23; statewide 78 percent of fifth and eighth graders passed the reading test.

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Cards top Anna for last playoff spot

McKINNEY — Two meetings wasn’t enough for Anna and Melissa this season and they needed another to determine who was going to advance to the playoffs.

Storm stay alive with win over ATU

ENID, Okla. — Southeastern used a 15-hit performance coupled with a complete-game effort from Dylan Linke to stay alive at the Great American Conference Tournament with a 7-2 win over Arkansas Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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