For the past decade, the city of Denison has been demolishing blighted buildings. But city leaders aren’t just interested in getting rid of the bad, they want to replace it with new homes.
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Several major roadways have been closed as water continues to rise in Texoma, spurred on by torrential rain that fell in some parts of North Texas Thursday. A section of U.S. Highway 82 between Gainesville and Whitesboro was closed Thursday morning because of flash flooding but was reopened by the afternoon as water receded.
On the west side of Denison Dam Thursday afternoon, as the waters of Lake Texoma inched ever closer to the words “RECORD FLOOD OF MAY 1990 ELEV. 664.76,” scrawled across the dam’s power plant intake, a few dozen people gazed in awe from the nearby overlook.
Three men were indicted this week on charges of online solicitation of a minor, sexual conduct. The indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt.
The Sherman Police Department is asking residents to not call 911 if they hear tornado warning sirens or if they do not have an emergency. This has been a problem for Sherman dispatchers with the recent inclement weather.
The Sherman Police Department welcomed four officers into its ranks on Thursday as each of them graduated from the department’s Field Training Program.
A Denison man was indicted Wednesday on a charge of murder in death of a man shot and killed in April.
Before you get your hopes up, no, the new Loy Lake Road bridge is not yet open to traffic. But with the day of that opening finally nigh, local luminaries saw fit Wednesday afternoon to gather and celebrate the project’s impending conclusion.
One of the recurring themes in the past several years for the city of Denison has been growth and development. With revitalization as a focus on Main Street and downtown, development of the intersection of FM 691 and U.S. Highway 75 — the Gateway to Denison — is expected to be a major focal point for future growth in the city.
Public intoxication — An officer responded Monday to a disturbance in the 400 block of S. Throckmorton Street. The officer made contact with the caller, who was intoxicated. The caller told the officer that he was drunk and insisted that he needed to go to jail. The officer arrested the man for public intoxication.