The C-47, That’s All, Brother led a formation of more than 800 aircraft that dropped 13,000 paratroopers behind enemy lines in advance of the D-Day invasion. The aircraft was named That’s All, Brother as a personal message to Adolf Hitler that, with the Allied invasion of Europe, his plans were done. The aircraft, which was rediscovered last year, has been purchased by the Commemorative Air Force and money is being raised to restore the plane and move it to the CAF Museum at Dallas Executive Airport.
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All across Grayson and Fannin County Thursday, Friday and Saturday, heavy rain caused flooding and wet roadways that led to numerous crashes. Farther south there were at least three fatalities related to the weather, and in Oklahoma and Kansas, where temperatures dipped below freezing, five others were killed and thousands were without power.
A look back on Nov. 15 - 21.
The Austin College Muslim Student Association and Amnesty International organized a candlelight vigil Wednesday night at Austin College in Sherman in memory of the victims from recent attacks around the world.
Herald Democrat readers shared their photos of fall colors this week. Look for another callout for submissions in Sunday’s edition.
The Grayson College Foundation hosted its annual “Supporting the Dream” donor appreciation dinner Tuesday night at the Hilton Garden Inn in Denison. About 250 guests celebrated the foundation raising more than $1.2 million and giving more than $550,000 in scholarships to Grayson College students during the 2014-2015 school year.
During a reception Monday afternoon in the council chambers of city hall, current and former city employees, family members and well wishers gathered to say goodbye to Sherman Mayor Cary Wacker on her last day on the job. Wacker decided not to run for re-election in the recent municipal elections and David Plyler was elected the city’s new mayor.
In the past seven days, we’ve covered a wide variety of stories and had some compelling images published along with them. Here’s a small sampling of some of the best photos that accompanied those stories.
Across Texoma veterans were out and about Wednesday as a grateful nation honored their sacrifice.
With dozens of events planned throughout the region, Texomans were out in force Wednesday to thank and honor local veterans.
Residents of Denison gathered in downtown Saturday for the city’s fourth annual Dia de los Muertos festival. The holiday celebrates the memory and lives of those who have died.
The Denison Yellow Jackets lost 21-10 to Prosper High School and fell short of a spot in the playoffs.
In the final district game, the Sherman Bearcats lost 56-7 to Wylie East.
Ahe Whitesboro High School band took home a
The Herald Democrat asked readers to submit their Halloween photos. Here’s a look.
Families lined Main Street for Monsters on Main in Denison Saturday night. Whether they were cute or scary, downtown businesses handed out candy to trick-or-treaters of all ages.
Aimee Lara paints a pumpkin at Sherman Police Department’s Fright Fest held at Midway Mall Friday night.
Fans were in high spirits Thursday night, but it wasn’t enough for the Denison High School Yellow Jackets, who lost to Wylie East 63-42.
Sherman’s Midway Mall was the place to be Friday night as locals took shelter from the rain to celebrate the Sherman Police Association’s Fright Festival on dry ground.
Dracula, played by Noah Peterman, bites Lucy Westrana, played by Jessica McAlester, on the neck during dress rehearsal for the play Dracula at Denison High School Wednesday night. The play will run from Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. at Denison High School. There will also be a matinée at 2 p.m. Sunday.
A squirrel jumps onto a bench at Friendship park in Pottsboro Monday afternoon as it gathers food for the winter.
Some of the reflections around Sherman after rain moved through over the weekend.
Spirits were high in Denison Friday night despite the rain, which meant umbrellas and ponchos were common sights as the Yellow Jackets came out on top 52-49 in a hard fought battle with McKinney North High School.
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