It’s not often that school administrators get taken on field trips, but that is exactly what happened late last month. As part of an update process for Fannin County’s emergency plans, the Texoma Council of Governments took a handful of superintendents and principals up to Oklahoma to tour tornado-resistant safe rooms in schools.
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BONHAM — After hearing the attorneys’ closing arguments, jurors found defendant Adriane Connerley guilty of the lesser offenses of unlawful restraint and reckless injury to a child in court Wednesday after a week-and-a-half long trial.
As workers from the Centers for Disease Control descended upon Dallas to make sure the recent Ebola case at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has been contained, Texoma health authorities say they are stepping up to make sure all proper precautions are in place.
Officials with the city of Denison said that residents may have noticed an unusual taste and odor from drinking water within the past month. After investigating the concerns, the city is reporting the taste and smell are connected to the growth of algae in Lake Randell, the city’s primary water source, said Public Works Director David Howerton.
The first full week of fall has not been absent of summer color as this bee hovers around colorful flowers.
BONHAM — The former special education teacher accused of assaulting a student took the stand Tuesday to tell jurors her side of the story.
The investigation into the crash that caused the death of four college students continued Monday as investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board worked to collect evidence.
BONHAM — Testimony for the prosecution wrapped up and testimony for the defense began Monday in the trial of a former Fannin County special education teacher accused of assaulting a student. Jurors heard one witness describe the alleged assault as “sociopathic behavior.”
Fall may have started a few days ago, but the area is still facing some summer-like problems including infected mosquitoes.
After a series of recent School Board decisions, Pottsboro Independent School District will join several other area schools in adding video cameras to its buses. The cameras, many districts say, provide a way to keep students safe and drivers focused.