Denisonians were out in force Saturday for the 2015 edition of the Main Street FallFest, and they brought their dancing shoes with them.
COLLINSVILLE — Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run wreck that occurred in Collinsville Saturday afternoon. Witnesses told Whitesboro dispatch they saw a man and a woman fleeing the scene of a wreck on Highway 377 in Collinsville Saturday.
The Herald Democrat asked the three men running for the Republican nomination for Grayson County: What steps would you take to enhance the relationship between the GCSO and the community it serves? How would you pay for any costs associated with that plan? The candidates responded via email. Below are their answers.
VAN ALSTYNE — The 71 head of cattle that were seized from a piece of property near Van Alstyne in September could be going to a new home soon. SPCA of Texas Spokeswoman Maura Davies said the cattle’s owner Charles Helms reached an agreement earlier this week with the SPCA and Grayson County Sheriff’s Office to turn the cattle over to the SPCA.
WASHINGTON – With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress approved a stopgap measure last week to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
Anyone who makes a trip across the country knows how many familiar names of towns, rivers, roads, etc., there are from state to state.
Grayson College was recently named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration StormReady entity by the National Weather Service. NWS officials Mark Fox and Tom Bradshaw presented StormReady signs to Grayson College administrators at the college’s Faculty Professional Development Program on the Main Campus in Denison Friday.
Sherman High School celebrated its homecoming Friday.
Blue Bell Ice Cream recently announced that the Texoma region will be included in phase two of the company’s market re-entry plan, which is scheduled to begin on Nov. 2. Phase two will see ice cream distributed from North Central Texas to north central Oklahoma, including in Grayson, Fannin, Cooke and Collin counties in Texas and Bryan County in Oklahoma.
Eleven local businesses opened their doors for Manufacturing Day Friday morning, hoping to inspire the next generation of workers in the Texoma region. “Manufacturing Day” welcomed 458 students from Denison High School and Sherman High School who are taking Career and Technical Education courses.
The Denison Independent School District and Sherman Independent School District are hoping chef managers are the secret ingredient in the recipe for students to enjoy healthy meals. The fresh additions were part of the contract with Aramark, who is the food services provider for both districts.
The road and sidewalk improvements that were been done in downtown Sherman over the last few years will soon extend down Houston and Lamar Streets toward Sherman High School, as the city recently received word it has been approved for a grant to move forward with the Downtown Sherman Streetscape Enhancement Project Phase II.
For vendors and merchants across the country, Thursday marked a transition for how credit and debit transactions are handled in the U.S. The move comes as banks, credit agencies and other stakeholders push for chip-based credit cards.
One neighborhood is taking advantage of a free social site to increase the safety of its community.
A Granger man’s attorney appeared in the 397th state District Court Thursday to answer to charges the man killed his wife. Jimmy Ray Wallace, 31, has pleaded not guilty to charges he shot and killed his wife, Maria Ventura on June 30.