It might be difficult to imagine a group of 10 year olds getting excited about building a large wooden crate, especially one they are only going to fill with trash. Kaye Hannan’s fifth grade gifted and talented students, however, are thrilled.
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POTTSBORO — After years of fundraising, the Preston Volunteer Emergency Services Foundation has finally raised the funds to construct a new EMS facility. When completed next fall, the new building will cut response times for Pottsboro and many other locations across the PVES coverage area.
VAN ALSTYNE — Voters in Van Alstyne will decide on a $6.9 million school bond when they go to the polls on Nov. 4. The bond issue comes as the school district is looking to address growth and safety concerns in its elementary and high schools, said Van Alstyne Independent School District Superintendent John Spies.
Looking to learn about the historical and cultural origins of Grayson County, students from across the county took a field trip on Friday to Frontier Village in Denison. Frontier Village hosted the students as a part of their Civil War Event, which focuses on the history of Texas throughout the secession and the Civil War.
As a part of lessons about the native cultures of America, Pack 10 Cub Scouts received a lecture about Native American artifacts and culture during a meeting Saturday. The lesson was lead by Keith Bibb of Sherman Parks and Recreation.
After more than three months of construction, portions of the Loy Lake Road Bridge in Sherman opened over the weekend. The bridge was closed in July so it could be widened to address congestion concerns.
Grayson College’s Board of Directors will recognize one of its own when it meets Tuesday evening. Long-time educator and Board member Ruby Williams will be recognized at the meeting which will take place at the College’s Denison campus at 6:45 p.m.
Aggravated assault with a weapon — On Friday, an officer responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of E. 12th Street. The officer arrested a man for aggravated assault family with a weapon after an altercation took place in which the man pointed a firearm at the victim.
BONHAM — Crimes against children and drug charges filled the list of indictments handed down by a Fannin County grand jury this week. Fannin District Attorney Richard Glaser said the jurors heard 45 cases and returned indictments in all of them. He said grand jurors have returned indictments in 338 new cases this year so far.
A structure fire at a vacant Sherman house caused no injuries Friday morning, according to responders.