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Tours for parents highlight modern manufacturing

Rows of parts and equipment in various stages of completion lined the corridors of Sherman’s Emerson Process Management assembly plant Thursday night. Each pieces of equipment had a tag describing what stage it was at in the process. For some of those in a group touring the plant Thursday, this was their first experience with local industry.

Eisenhower Memorial Commission opens online tribute to former president

As a part of the ongoing design and construction of a monument in Washington D.C. , officials with the Eisenhower Memorial Commission announced three new sections to its online memorial to former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The three new sections will be added to four others to describe the “pivotal moments” of Eisenhower’s life and presidency.

Man posing as Publisher Clearing House agent solicits money from elderly woman; and other police reports

Secure execution of document deception — Sherman Police Department dispatch received a call Wednesday in reference to a possible fraud and forgery to an elderly woman in the 2300 block of West Taylor. Officers responded and determined fraud and forgery had not be committed. A male had posed as a Publishers Clearing House representative and requested money to secure her winnings.

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Grayson County sales tax receipts dip into negative territory; Fannin reports positive numbers

Total sales tax revenue for Grayson County cities dropped into the negative and Sherman rounded out the year in the positive, while Denison dipped several percentage points. On Wednesday, the Texas Comptroller’s Office reported allocations to cities based on sales made in December by businesses that report tax monthly; in October, November and December sales by quarterly filers; and 2015 sales by businesses that report tax annually.