As local schools prepare to let out for the holidays, students across Texoma are looking forward to the two-week reprieve from classes. During the break, educators and local organizations are offering ideas for children’s activities to keep students active both physically and mentally.
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VAN ALSTYNE — Something happened in south Grayson County Thursday morning that hasn’t occurred in more than five years. A young women behind the counter at Van Alstyne’s Mobil station stepped to the fuel console and entered three numbers on the keypad, changing the corresponding digits on the sign outside the door:
For the Denison Independent School District, 2014 was a year of growth with the renovation of many District campuses and the opening of the new Denison High School. These changes, and the expenses that come with them, were reflected in the 2013-2014 District audit, which was received by the Denison School Board on Tuesday.
Instead of new gadgets or designer jeans, some in the area will get livestock and water wells for Christmas, but the gifts aren’t for them exactly. The alternative gifts will go to those in need around the world and help make their quality of life better long after holiday decorations have been put away, the jeans have worn out and the gadgets are outdated.
For the past two months, volunteers and staff with the Salvation Army of Grayson County have been making lists and checking them twice in preparation for the annual Angel Tree charity drive, aimed at gathering toys and clothing for the needy children in Grayson county.
A Grayson County grand jury Wednesday indicted a couple in the death of a child.
Sherman’s old, leaky Municipal Building is still old, but it’s leaky no more. Construction crews with Fort Worth-based Mid-Continental Restoration Co. worked this week to put the finishing touches on a multi-month project to seal the 90-year-old structure from the elements.
SAVOY — One man died and three more were injured in a wreck Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 82.
GUNTER — A concrete plant may be coming to Grayson County soon, but the plans are being met with opposition by a group of concerned Gunter residents.
Sherman Police closed U.S. Highway 75 northbound for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning due to a semi-truck crash.