DURANT, Okla. — The man who escaped Saturday from the Bryan County Jail has been caught in Hot Springs, Ark., Bryan County Sheriff Ken Golden confirmed Wednesday.
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David Lynn Brown, a Denison resident who served in the military and in local law enforcement for most of his life, died Monday in Sherman. He was 61.
The legal community in North Texas turned out in force Wednesday to witness the renaming of the federal courthouse after Judge Paul Brown.
Out behind Sherman High School, there is a cabin. It’s a little snug at 460 square feet, but there is plenty of room for one or two people to live, cook, sleep and bathe. The fireplace and ceder trim give it the feel of a hunter’s retreat, and not a square foot is wasted. It is impressive that such a small space feels so liveable but even more impressive that the cabin was designed and built by high school students.
HOWE — Harvest Family Entertainment, an Irving company that operates a chain of seven faith-based “Hawaiian Falls” water parks around Texas, is eyeing Howe for its next location, according to city leaders. Mayor Jeff Stanley and other members of the Howe City Council directed city staff Tuesday night to begin the search for a 25-acre parcel of land near U.S. Highway 75 on which a water and outdoor activity park could be constructed.
When Four Rivers Outreach Founder Arthur Horn first put together an event for local homeless veterans five years ago, the response from those who it was intended to serve was tepid.
Workers were busy moving furniture and clearing offices in the Denison City Hall on Tuesday, in preparation for renovations, which are expected to begin this week. While work is expected to continue inside the building for the next six weeks, City Manager Robert Hanna said the renovations will not hinder the work of city employees.
WASHINGTON — A Senate committee could vote as early as Nov. 13 on three nominees for lifetime appointments as federal judges in Texas.
The building at the corner of Travis and Pecan streets in Sherman has had a long history of service to the community. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $140,000 and has housed federal officials from post master to federal judge. On Wednesday the legal community celebrated the change of Spanish Colonial revival Beaux Arts building’s name to the Paul Brown Federal Courthouse. The name change honors Judge Paul Brown who sat on the bench in that building from 1985 to 2006. Brown died in 2012.
Sex education and campus improvement plans were the two major issues before the Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday night.