DENTON — Two children died and a third was critically injured in a four-car crash Saturday night that shut down a highway in Denton for several hours, police said Sunday.
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VAN ALSTYNE — Caterpillar announced plant closures and layoffs across the country last month, and some of them may have a big impact on Van Alstyne.
WHITEWRIGHT — A Dallas man was critically injured Sunday afternoon after a sky diving excursion went awry.
School counselors have only eight hours in a workday to complete a mound of paperwork, endure long meetings and still find time for their students. Although local school districts may vary in size and needs, counselors interviewed said they have assumed the responsibility of supporting children and preparing them for their next stage of life.
A Grayson County grand jury decided on Thursday not to criminally charge a Sherman police officer for how he responded to a high school fight, but an advocate for a student involved in the fight says the decision overlooks the problem.
BONHAM — The man accused of robbing two gas stations in Leonard and Bailey pleaded guilty Friday for an agreed sentence of 10 years in prison.
With less than two weeks to go in its campaign to remove alcohol sales restrictions in Sherman, the group Sherman for Progress is making a final push to get the 2,100 voter signatures it needs to get a local option election added to the May 7 ballot. However, that final push included a strategy a representative from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office said may violate a bribery statute of the Texas Penal Code.
On Tuesday, Grayson County Commissioner Jeff Whitmire called out Texoma Council of Governments Executive Director Susan Thomas and Board President Keith Clegg for what Whitmire said was an attempt to hide grievances filed against Thomas by former TCOG Finance Director Stacee Sloan-Caskey, known at TCOG as Stacee Sloan. Whitmire seemed most upset by the fact that he had been told that Clegg intended to hold a hearing later that afternoon about those grievances and to rule on them himself without the full board ever hearing the allegations.
As Panthers and Broncos fans cheer on their teams, several local businesses cheer as well for a different reason — a big weekend bump in sales.
Dispatch received a call in reference to a suspicious person in the 1200 block of West Taylor Street on Feb. 3. Officers responded and located a male fitting the description of the suspect. The male was bleeding from a wound on his hand. He told officers he had been robbed and was cut with a knife during the altercation. His account of the story had several inconsistencies. The Criminal Investigations Division responded and learned the male had not been robbed, but had cut his own hand accidentally. The case was forwarded to CID for further investigation.