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A note to Herald Democrat members

Because of the wintry weather, the Herald Democrat accelerated its production schedule Wednesday for Thursday’s edition. And while carriers will do their best to deliver every paper Thursday, the weather may make delivery difficult in some places.

Denison Main Street seeks grant for cultural development

As part of its continuing efforts to enhance the arts in downtown, the Denison Main Street Department has applied with ArtPlace America for a grant aimed at strengthening communities through culture and art development. The Denison City Council signed off on the application during a meeting on Monday.

New livestock competition broadens beef’s appeal

Among the hundreds of competitors at the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show in Denison this week, a handful are pioneers. Show organizers added a new category of competition for 2015 called “Commercial Heifer,” aimed at young men and women interested in beef production but disinclined toward the more traditional Show Heifer category.

Positive reinforcement, praise highlights lamb and goat competitions

Hard work, perseverance and choosing to be a vital part of the agriculture community earned accolades Tuesday for lamb and goat exhibitors at the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show. Heaping praise and encouragement on the 4-H and FFA students was lamb and goat judge, Dr. Billy Zanolini of Madisonville. It was his first time at the local show which runs through this Friday at Loy Park in Denison.

Whitesboro plans job fair

WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Whitesboro Chamber of Commerce, will offer a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The free event will be held at the Whitesboro Community Center, at 400 Wilson St.

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