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Women locks keys in car with the window down and car gets stolen; other police reports

Theft — An officer spoke with a female complainant Wednesday who said she parked her vehicle in the parking lot of a business in the 1800 block of Texoma Parkway. The keys to the vehicle were locked inside the vehicle with the window rolled down so the complainant could unlock the doors when she returned. The vehicle was later found in Colbert, Oklahoma after the company the complainant bought the vehicle from located it with locator system and disabled the starter. A report was generated for theft of property more $2,500 but less than $30,000.

Seized cattle could soon go to a new home

VAN ALSTYNE — The 71 head of cattle that were seized from a piece of property near Van Alstyne in September could be going to a new home soon. SPCA of Texas Spokeswoman Maura Davies said the cattle’s owner Charles Helms reached an agreement earlier this week with the SPCA and Grayson County Sheriff’s Office to turn the cattle over to the SPCA.

TAPS announces ‘Moving Forward Initiative’ in light of finance concerns

Following the departure of CEO Brad Underwood last month and rising concerns regarding its future, officials with TAPS Public Transit announced plans to move the organization forward with its “Moving Forward Initiative.” The news release on the plan says Interim CEO Tim Patton will “be aggressive in stabilizing the agency in the face of budget and operational issues over the last 12 months.”

Truck hits motorcyclist in Collinsville

COLLINSVILLE — Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run wreck that occurred in Collinsville Saturday afternoon. Witnesses told Whitesboro dispatch they saw a man and a woman fleeing the scene of a wreck on Highway 377 in Collinsville Saturday.

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Denison to consider annexation on FM 84

The Denison City Council will hold a public hearing Monday for a voluntary annexation of 11.5 acres of land near the intersection of FM 84 and Preston Road. The council will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall, located at 500 W. Chestnut St. Other items that will be discussed include:

Proposed casino and game room to be revisited at Bells meeting

BELLS — Last month the Bells City Council held some discussion when presented with the idea of adding a casino and game room to the city. At the September meeting, the idea was tabled pending more information about the game room and how the residents might view the issue. Now the council is planning to discuss the item further and possibly reach a decision about the game room at their next meeting Tuesday.

Pottsboro to plan Halloween Festival

POTTSBORO — As the weather changes and pumpkin flavoring creeps into more everyday food items, the city of Pottsboro is anticipating their annual Halloween Festival it will hold at the end of the month. The City Council members are planning to discuss the event further at their next meeting, which will take place on Monday.