The Denison Independent School District board of trustees approved the first draft of the 2016-2017 operating budget during a special meeting Tuesday. With Director of Business Suzette Henderson presenting, the budget was presented in three phases: general funds, food service and debt service.
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A vehicle hydroplaned and knocked down a light pole in Sherman Tuesday afternoon.
Drought conditions are beginning to reappear throughout Texas as the hottest and driest days of the summer drag on, the Texas Water Development Board reported Monday. In its weekly drought report, the TWDB indicated slight drought conditions are occurring in both northeast and southwest Texas with isolated spots in the Texas panhandle.
The Pebblebrook South subdivision recently cleared the latest hurdle in its developers’ plan to add 91 homes on more than 17 acres in the neighborhood on the city’s west side.
What was once a printing shop may soon be the site of a new gun shop in downtown Denison. Officials with the city of Denison Historic Preservation Board met Friday with a prospective business owner who is looking to restore a building at 124 W. Woodard St. and open a new gun retail shop at the location.
Sherman High School’s Director of Percussive Studies James Smith has a lot on his plate — at this point, he said, it’s more like a platter. That’s not stopping him from adding one more thing to his already full itinerary, however, as he takes on the challenge of preparing his high school percussion group to perform at the prestigious Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival at the Music for All National Festival in March.
Criminal charges against the anti-abortion activists behind undercover recordings of a Houston Planned Parenthood facility were dismissed Tuesday.
Grayson County’s Office of Emergency Management Director Sarah Somers told the Grayson County Commissioners Court Tuesday that her office is seeing some of the county’s hard work pay off.
“That is what makes Grayson County such a great place to live,” Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said Tuesday as he introduced, to a standing room-only crowd, the winners of the GC Historical Commissions’ essay contest.
Though it is still months away, the November 2016 election creeps closer by the day. In preparation for that, Grayson County commissioners approved on Tuesday dates, times and places for voting in both the early voting period and Election Day.