DURANT— The Durant City Council voted to terminate City Manager Sarah Sherrer Thursday night following a special called meeting. The termination follows several days of questions revolving around an incident Sunday morning at the city manager’s home.
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Grayson County Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Somers was interviewed by the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office earlier this year about a possible conflict of interest with county training she arranged in 2012 and 2013. The D.A. office’s investigation concluded, while it is possible she violated local government code, she cannot be prosecuted for any misdemeanor offenses because the two-year statute of limitations period has passed.
GUNTER — Gunter High School senior Alex Leach wasn’t looking for an opportunity to serve with a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. As he went into his second semester of his senior year, Leach was faced with tough decisions most high school seniors are forced to confront when graduation approaches. A practiced euphonium player, Leach’s main goal was to try to break into the band at the University of North Texas.
The cost of a seven-year series of water-related improvements in Denison are anticipated to be higher than initially expected, city officials said during an update on the current line of capital improvements at Denison’s annual budget retreat on Friday.
An officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of Tejas Drive in reference to a disturbance. The victim reported his girlfriend’s son threatened him and chased him through the house with a knife. The victim was able to close himself in a bedroom before the suspect stabbed the bedroom door with the knife. The victim advised he was in fear of his life during the incident, and the suspect’s mother confirmed the victim’s story. The suspect was arrested for aggravated assault with a weapon. During the incident, the suspect cut two tires on the victim’s truck, and a report was generated for criminal mischief on May 18.
Housing and more classrooms are being considered by the Grayson College board of trustees.
A man suspected of driving while intoxicated attempted to flee from police Monday and ended up arrested with an additional charge.
The Denison Police Department is seeking information on vandals who damaged multiple vehicles at a local car lot Thursday.
The driver of a vehicle evaded police on foot Tuesday night in Sherman after a pursuit.