Preliminary snowfall amounts from overnight had a large range across North and Central Texas. The highest amounts were located along and north of Interstate 30, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
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Because of the wintry weather, the Herald Democrat accelerated its production schedule Wednesday for Thursday’s edition. And while carriers will do their best to deliver every paper Thursday, the weather may make delivery difficult in some places.
The Sherman Fire Department Deep Water Rescue team stands by as a wrecker driver begins the process of pulling this car out of the concrete culvert at West Birge Street and U.S. Highway 75 in Sherman Wednesday afternoon. Sherman Police Sgt. D.M. Hampton said the driver attempted to exit the highway, lost control of the car and slid into the culvert. The driver and her dog were uninjured.
BONHAM — On Sunday, Texoma Medical Center officially began management of the Red River Regional Hospital in Bonham, signalling upcoming changes for the small-town hospital. Officials with both hospitals announced the decision for TMC to manage operations for the hospital on Jan, 23, with an effective date of March 1.
As part of its continuing efforts to enhance the arts in downtown, the Denison Main Street Department has applied with ArtPlace America for a grant aimed at strengthening communities through culture and art development. The Denison City Council signed off on the application during a meeting on Monday.
Among the hundreds of competitors at the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show in Denison this week, a handful are pioneers. Show organizers added a new category of competition for 2015 called “Commercial Heifer,” aimed at young men and women interested in beef production but disinclined toward the more traditional Show Heifer category.
Those who have the winter blues can rest assured that the sun is forecast to come out soon. Until then, Texomans should bundle up and stay off the roads.
Kindergarten teacher Amy Walker and Damien Barnes wear country western clothes Wednesday to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week as they work on a writing assignment for class.
Hard work, perseverance and choosing to be a vital part of the agriculture community earned accolades Tuesday for lamb and goat exhibitors at the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show. Heaping praise and encouragement on the 4-H and FFA students was lamb and goat judge, Dr. Billy Zanolini of Madisonville. It was his first time at the local show which runs through this Friday at Loy Park in Denison.
WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Whitesboro Chamber of Commerce, will offer a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The free event will be held at the Whitesboro Community Center, at 400 Wilson St.