After 50 years of being in the business of education, Grayson College is celebrating its golden anniversary Friday. There will be a variety of events from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the main campus in Denison.
When severe weather comes to the area, many families are together and able to look out for each other. Hospital nurses and staff, however, are often separated from their families and are expected to look out for everybody else.
Grayson College has a new guide for the future development of the institution. On Tuesday, the board of trustees approved a new master plan which recommends projects that the college should pursue in the coming years.
PLANO — When you’re 28 years old, in your third year of marriage and your first as a singles minister at a church with a membership larger than your Mississippi hometown’s population; when you and your wife are helping raise a 13-year-old boy; when you hike and play basketball and are so energetic your nickname is Tigger, you’re not supposed to be battling a brain tumor.
If variety is the spice of life, this weekend will be hotter than a crawfish boil in July! Between outlaws, chickens, music, bikes, canoes and more, you’ll need a couple of extra days off just to recuperate.
Stark Lane doesn’t quite describe the scene of devastation on the street north of Howe, which saw the brunt of severe weather Tuesday night. A near half-dozen houses were torn apart to varying degrees with a couple all but obliterated. But almost every house near the street was storm-battered as debris was strewn across lawns, branches snapped and power lines fractured.
As recovery efforts continue following Tuesday’s storms, area relief agencies are asking for monetary donations instead of other assistance. Officials with area agencies said Wednesday that the recovery effort is still in an assessment phase as the damage is still being calculated and determined.
The storm that swept through Grayson County Tuesday night left a few school districts in the dark. Some school districts were able to bounce back quickly while others are still waiting for the power to be restored.
To bolster the city’s tourism economy, the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce has created a new position dedicated to spreading the word on what the city has to offer visitors. The new director of tourism and marketing position will focus on marketing the city, its attractions and its services to individual tourists and major groups alike.
If you could spare about 30 minutes and possibly save three lives, would you?
Students from the Austin College and Grayson College Rotaract Clubs took a little off the top Tuesday afternoon in support of cancer research and those undergoing treatment. More than two dozen students, faculty and community members shaved their heads as part of AC’s seventh annual “Brave the Shave” fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which specializes in funding research into childhood cancers.
Last week was a “coming home” of sorts for the late Joseph Clifton “J.C.” English, who was the last passenger agent on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad with an office here in the Katy Depot.
Sherman’s city-wide monthly Bulk and Brush Collection program will pick up downed tree limbs, unwanted furniture and used mattresses, as long as they’re in separate piles.
As part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Sherman and Van Alstyne Police Departments will collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription medications on Saturday.
For more than 30 years, Janet Kamras listened to the highs and lows of Grayson County. She listened when they adopted children and when they decided who got those children in the divorce. She listened when Child Protective Services investigated the way children were treated and when people who were convicted of abusing children were sentenced to prison.