Update, 6:39 p.m.: The flash flood warning for Grayson County has been extended until 9:30 p.m. Drivers should avoid driving into high water and anyone in a low-lying area should seek higher ground.
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TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean officer who shot a suspect earlier this month has returned to work, according to the Tom Bean Chief of Police.
The man of the hour on Thursday — and, indeed, the past 65 years — was Grayson College Police Department Capt. B.F. Wade, 87, who was recognized for his more than six decades of law enforcement service. More than 100 guests filled the Grayson College Center for Workplace Learning, many of whom are current or past law enforcement officers.
Development in the Gateway Village project moved another step forward Thursday afternoon when the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a series of zoning changes to planned development district for TPJ Properties land located along the intersection of FM 691 and U.S. Highway 75.
The grand jury room at the Grayson County Courthouse overflowed Thursday afternoon with family members of local residents who lost their lives to violent crimes. The gathering occurred as the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office unveiled its Victim’s Memorial Wall in observance of Crime Victim’s Rights Week.
The Sherman City Council is poised to designate a major portion of FM 1417 in honor of area Vietnam War veterans. The proposal was brought before the Council earlier this week by a large contingent of area veterans, who were represented before the councilors by local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter President Charles Holcomb.
The Denison Development Alliance approved a change to the Denison Historic Overlay District Facade Grant Program that moved the program to the budget and oversight of the Alliance during a meeting Tuesday. The program, which has been in place for more than 12 years, was financed through the Denison Development Foundation prior to the change.
“It’s kind of a prevention infection ambassador on wheels with bright blue lights,” Texoma Medical Center’s Director of Infection Prevention Donna Glenn said. “… It really looks like a spaceship kind of a thing.”
Denison police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting death that occurred Tuesday night.
Spring rains and a wet winter have brought relief to drought conditions throughout the Texoma Region. With higher-than-average rainfall for the first quarter of the year, experts are predicting a wet start to the summer season.