A surge of springlike warmth will bring a round of severe weather including the risk of a few tornadoes this weekend in the South as Thanksgiving travel begins.
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WASHINGTON – Senators this week shelved a bill that would have given a go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline following a long and contentious debate pitting environmentalists against the oil industry, and that carried implications for a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana.
Ray Farabee, who parlayed success as a Wichita Falls attorney into subsequent careers in the Texas Senate and the University of Texas System, died on Thursday. He was 81 years old.
DURANT, Okla. — Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Fall Commencement will be held Dec. 13. One ceremony for all graduates will begin at 10 a.m. in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.
Just before 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning, a hard-hat-clad tour group entered the control center of Sherman’s new combined-cycle natural gas power plant. A lone worker sat watch over a dozen computer screens, each detailing some aspect of the 750-megawatt-rated facility’s operations.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted unanimously to support the confirmation of three Texans that President Barack Obama has tapped to serve as federal district judges — including Amos Mazzant III of Sherman.
Grayson College students and teachers took a tour around the world Thursday — well, kind of. As part of the nationally-celebrated International Education Week, some of Grayson College’s international students set up tables at the campus life center to share different cultures with the GC community.
A Whitesboro man pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of indecency with a child and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. A statement from the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office said this was not the first time the man had been convicted of a sexual offense against a child.
Criminal Mischief — An officer responded to a criminal mischief call Monday in the 300 block of W. Morgan Street. An unknown person had entered Munson Stadium and discharged two fire extinguishers into an electrical panel and an air conditioning unit.
Those heading down U.S. Highway 75 between Melissa and McKinney beginning Friday should consider alternative routes. The Texas Department of Transportation is performing two traffic switches and converting the US 75 southbound frontage road to one-way operation over the weekend.