DURANT, Okla. — Police in Durant and Calera have arrested a man who allegedly robbed two stores earlier this week.
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For the first time since 1997, Sherman Independent School District is taking an in-depth look at its long-term goals. The Board of Trustees voted Monday to contract with Plano-based educational consultants N2 Learning to create a strategic plan for the district.
“Out with the old, in with the new,” isn’t the most obvious museum motto — “Out with the old, in with the older,” seems more appropriate. But when it came time for Sherman Museum Director Dan Steelman to temporarily retire his Museum’s exhibit on the city’s former Woodmen Circle Home, Steelman elected to move his institution into uncharted territory.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday made it official that they are planning to retain last year’s tax rate of 49 cents per $100 valuation. Due to new property and increased property tax appraisals, that tax will raise more money this year than last year, which means it is actually seen as a tax increase.
Sherman drivers who frequent the area around Grand Avenue should take note of an increase in traffic on Thursday as Austin College welcomes the freshman class to campus.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama on Wednesday delivered an angry condemnation of the Islamic militant group believed to be behind the beheading of an American journalist, labeling the group a cancer and calling on Muslims around the world to reject its brand of “hateful terrorism.”
After 18 years of service at the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, Chief Deputy Ron Brown left his job Wednesday.
Sherman Police Assistant Chief Steve Ayers presents Lt. Charley Smith with a display commemorating his 22-plus years of service at the Sherman Police Department during a retirement ceremony held for Smith Wednesday afternoon. Smith said after his years of service he’s ready to focus on getting things done around his place, playing golf and getting ready for hunting season.
Sherman High School will host its annual new student orientation from 8 a.m. to noon Friday. The day will be an opportunity for all new SHS students – upcoming freshmen as well as transfer students of all grades – to tour the building, meet students and staff, and get used to life at Sherman High School.
The building located at 218 W. Main St. in Denison has had many names and functions in the century that it has stood in downtown Denison. The building originally served as the Star Theater during the early days of Denison’s existence, and continued that role as the State Theater years later. At another point it was owned by a church. In 2014, it will start a new life as a brewhouse.