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Afternoon tennis

Jack Henderson, Russell Braswell, Richard Danner and Russell Green take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to play some tennis Monday afternoon at Fairview Park in Sherman.

Cold January rain

After several days of unseasonably warm weather it was back to the norm on Thursday as umbrellas and jackets were needed for the walk in to work at the Grayson County Courthouse in Sherman.

Warm weather playtime

Lyla Young laughs and claps as she goes down the slide at Fairview Park in Sherman Wednesday afternoon. Afternoon temperatures for most of the area are foretasted to be in the 70s over the holiday weekend.

Wintry weather arrives in Texoma

A few final leaves hang on to this tree Sunday afternoon. Gray skies and cold temperatures accompanied rain in the afternoon and a wintry mix in the evening as temperatures dipped below freezing. Drivers should us caution, especially on elevated surfaces.

Stocked and ready to go

Megan Mercer, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas, unloads catfish to place in the pond at Waterloo Lake in Denison Thursday afternoon. Mercer released nearly 1,500 fish between the pond and the lake on Thursday.

Summer safety photos can be illusive

The subject is summer safety. The hard part of that is that it seems that most people around here have decided that staying indoors is the key to staying safe in the summer. As the temperatures quickly rise to the 100 degree mark who can really blame them.