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Learning is on the menu at Bearcat Bistro

The Bearcat Bistro is perhaps as intimate and trendy a place to eat lunch as there is in Sherman. The restaurant seats 40 people at the most. The walls are covered with paintings from local artists and hand-arranged floral bouquets adorn the tables. The menu changes constantly, allowing the talented young chefs to explore different cuisines. And it’s easy to hear the bell, so none of the chefs will be late to algebra.

Local women, organizations fight breast cancer

Sherman resident Jill Spencer, 43, said she expected her mammogram in January to be routine. After going through the procedure, however, her doctor informed her that she would need to come back for a diagnostic mammogram, which is usually performed after the initial mammogram results are abnormal.

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New programs under Farm Bill bring reforms to industry

Over the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a series of new programs and reforms, as a part of the 2014 Farm Bill. These reforms are aimed at giving farmers better options for risk management, and increasing eligibility for USDA microloan programs for beginning and family farmers.

TCC decides on outside candidate, picks Thompson

Texoma Community Center’s highly contentious search for a new executive director came to an end Thursday, as the mental health organization’s Board of Directors voted 6-1 to extend an employment offer to Texas Department of State Health Services Contract Manager Daniel Thompson. Thompson was selected over internal candidate Brent Phillips-Broadrick, the Center’s mental health services director for whom several staff members stumped publicly throughout the process.

AC opens new practice courtroom

It looks, for all the world, like a courtroom. From the swinging wooden door leading to the witness stand to the imposing leather chairs of the judge’s bench. It is easy to imagine real attorneys conferring quietly with their clients at the provided tables, but this courtroom wasn’t built for practicing law. It was built for studying it.