As most of the world progresses towards constant connectivity, Grayson County could be left on the wrong side of the digital divide. Higher-volume cities like Sherman and Denison see more Internet options available to them, and might find cheaper prices and better signal strength. It’s the smaller rural towns however, and the people in them, who could be barred from broadband.
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BONHAM — A Fannin County grand jury this week returned 39 indictments against former Leonard City Manager Allecia Ann Booher. The indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt.
Following Grayson County and the city of Sherman, Denison declared Friday that the city is in a state of natural disaster. The move comes following several strong storms that have damages trees and flooded city roadways.
The weekend will bring more rain to Texoma, which will likely cause water to pour over the spillway at Denison Dam, officials say.
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HOWE — The Howe Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday will having incoming Board members to take an oath of office then decide officers for the next year.
A Sherman woman received a new truck Friday after winning a national sweepstakes.
The smell of pancakes is enough to attract a crowd, but the people gathered at St. Luke’s Episcopal fellowship hall Saturday were there for more than just pancakes. They were there to support a cause. Surviving Sisters and Brothers was holding a pancake breakfast to raise funds for their food pantry and their organization, which counsels people who experience bullying or abuse. Members meet Tuesday evenings and get involved in the community during the week with service and by promoting awareness.
With annual events like May’s “Bark and Paw” festival and Music on Main, the city of Denison is quickly becoming a destination for entertainment. While bringing people into Denison has been a major focus for these events, a new focus is being placed on the volunteers who help make these events possible.
Call it a public-private quid pro quo: The city of Sherman wants to encourage homebuilders to seek out derelict lots in developed areas, and homebuilders are always on the lookout for ways to cut costs. So the trade becomes “this,” a new home in an old area, for “that,” a 10-year break on property taxes.