With orange cones and construction signs popping up in numerous area roads, the Texas Department of Transportation and police are reminding drivers to slow down and save a life.
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Professors and students from Austin College gathered Thursday to recognize world-famous architect Shigeru Ban with the 2015 Posey Leadership Award for his achievements in sustainability in architectural design and humanitarian efforts. The Posey award has recognized individuals for outstanding contributions to humanitarianism, education, health care and community service.
Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown’s office recently released a list of cases resolved in the 397th state District Court in February. The following names were on that list.
At least one person is confirmed dead after a series of tornadoes swept through Oklahoma.
BELLS — A standoff unfolded in Bells Monday night, as a woman was held at knifepoint for several minutes while officers from three responding jurisdictions negotiated her release.
GUNTER — The Gunter Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Chamber Banquet tonight. The banquet is open to the community and includes free appetizers and offers a time of social networking.
The Texas Senate is expected to debate, and approve, a tax cut package Wednesday totaling more than $4.6 billion — one that big business is opposing.
The Denison Education Foundation and Denison Independent School District Superintendent Henry Scott surprised five recipients with spring grants to introduce or improve programs in the DISD classrooms.
Possession of a controlled substance – On Monday an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Dewey for a traffic violation. The officer asked to search the vehicle and the driver refused. A second officer arrived and used the K-9 to alert to any presence of narcotics. The K-9 alerted on the vehicle and a glass pipe was found. The pipe contained a white crystal-like substance. The substance was tested and found to be positive for methamphetamines. The stop occurred within 1,000 feet of Crutchfield Elementary, which is a drug-free zone. The driver was arrested for possession of an illegal substance in a drug-free zone. He was transported to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials with the Tulsa District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that work has begun in restoring 66 acres of core-managed land on the east side of Widow Moore Creek in Bryan County. The project goals include allowing the majority of the land to return to its natural state, while improving access to the area, Assistant Project Manager Paul Balkenbush said in a press release Monday.