After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.
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Grayson County commissioners should move quickly through a fairly routine agenda Tuesday. Commissioners are expected to discuss an interlocal agreement for E 911 public safety answering points and to discuss the upgrade of the communications office area and change out a generator.
BONHAM — The large blinking signs on Highway 78 in Bonham were very clear in their instructions Friday night: “ROAD CLOSED AHEAD. LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY.”
The smell of campfire cooking filled the air at Eisenhower State Park Saturday morning, an olfactory siren call for the park’s campers to come and experience a bit of Texas tradition. The breakfast was a celebration of the Dutch oven — the lidded, cast iron receptacle that was designated as the Lone Star State’s official cooking implement in 2005.
WASHINGTON - The House voted last week to block federal crime-fighting funds from going to “sanctuary cities” where police do not routinely report undocumented immigrants to federal authorities.
POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.
COLBERT, Okla. — One man died and a woman was critically injured Sunday when a small plane crashed near Colbert, Oklahoma.
DURANT, Okla. — Officials with Irving-based Commercial Metals Co. announced plans on Monday to build a new micro mill in Durant, Oklahoma. The plant is expected to create 300 new jobs and pump nearly $400 million in to the local economy.
DENTON — Leaving home at the age of 16 isn’t common for most teens, but the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science on the University of North Texas campus provides just that opportunity. It’s a residential program for gifted and talented students considering STEM careers and looking for a more rigorous curriculum.
BONHAM — A Paris woman was killed in a wreck Monday afternoon on State Highway 121 near Bonham.