During Monday’s Sherman Independent School District Board meeting, the Trustees heard some startling statistics on English language learners. Lauren Dill, the district’s director of bilingual education, said that over the course of seven years, the number of students in SISD’s bilingual and English as a second language programs has increased from 900 to over 1,500 this year.
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Get your gourds going. Lavish your lettuce with love. Be sure and wash your squash with panache. The Sherman Farmers Market is officially a “go.”
The Sherman Fire Department took advantage of a nice day and some open ground at Progress Park Tuesday to provide training on its ladder truck to new department engineers.
POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District’s Board approved the purchase of a new school bus for its district at their meeting Monday night, making this the second new bus for the district this year.
In efforts to preserve the economic vitality of downtown, the city of Denison is considering a design guideline to help business and property owners maintain and preserve the historic qualities of the district. The Denison Historic Preservation Board discussed the draft document with Main Street Director Donna Dow during a regular meeting on Tuesday.
When a young girl brought a large sum of cash to a Sherman school earlier this year, police began an investigation that lead to the arrest of a drug dealer.
BELLS — Monday night’s meeting for the Bells Independent School District Board included a discussion of the district’s goals and how it will affect students.
The Grayson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday finalized the county budget and tax rate for next year, which had Sheriff J. Keith Gary, among others, smiling wide. Gary and his correction captain, Roger Braziel, attended the morning meeting to thank Judge Drue Bynum and other the other commissioners for buoying staff levels at the county jail.
Concluding its recent work on budgets for the 2015 fiscal year, the Denison City Council approved the budgets for the Denison Convention & Visitors Bureau and Denison Development Alliance during a regular meeting on Monday. The meeting signals the end of over two months of work on budgets for the city.