The Sherman City Council voted Monday to create a new school zone on Houston Street near Sory Elementary School. Auto speeds will be limited to 30 miles per hour starting 45 minutes before school opens until classes begin, from the beginning to the end of the lunch period and for the 30 minute period beginning at the close of school. Speeds will be 45 miles per hour at all other times, which is 5 miles per hour higher than the current posted speed.
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On Wednesday, the Denison Police and Fire departments will host the Denison Battle of the Badges blood drive. This is the third year for the event, where each department competes to see who can raise the most in blood donations, benefiting the Texoma Area Blood Center.
“Last night, I was nervous,” said Jim Russell, a sixth grade science teacher at Denison’s B. McDaniel Intermediate School. “I’ve been teaching 22 years, and I wasn’t that nervous I don’t think even my first year.”
Laughter and appreciation over flowed Tuesday as Lt. Bob Fair was promoted to Assistant Chief at the Sherman Police Department. Fair has been with SPD for more than 35 years.
Time lapse showing the remodeling of Munson Stadium.
An early-afternoon accident on Tuesday involving a motorcycle closed one lane on southbound U.S. Highway 75 in Sherman.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday took to their bench ready to hear from residents about the proposed 2015 tax rate. But when it came time to hold the public hearing on the rate, no one came forward. Grayson County Judge Drue Bynum called for comments from the public a number of times before he declared the one-minute long public hearing over and went on with the rest of the items on the Court’s short agenda Tuesday.
Friday morning was gray and rainy in Denison, but the weather did little to dampen the school district’s excitement at unveiling the end results of two major construction projects. Hundreds of community members broke out their umbrellas and rain jackets to attend ribbon cuttings at the new Denison High School and the renovated Munson Stadium.
In 1892, the workers of the Central Labor Union in New York City held a holiday to celebrate the American worker. The idea spread across the country and now, for over a century, the first Monday in September has been a time when Americans look back with pride in jobs well done.
According to the Howe Police Department, a diesel spill shut down a portion of southbound US Highway 75 Sunday night. According to the agency’s Facebook page, the spill occurred near Farmington Road at approximately 9 p.m.