I ran across a column this weekend I wrote about 10 years ago that probably few people will remember, because I didn’t until I saw it. Since this has been a busy week with Thanksgiving, a lot of cooking, eating and visiting with friends, I decided the column is worthy of a second run.
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The TAPS Public Transit board of directors saw a major shake up Monday afternoon when Chairman Chris Hill resign from the board. The move came after several board members voiced concerns about the dedication of Hill and other Collin County representatives in helping the agency recover.
The Thanksgiving holiday rain has finally come to an end, but the effects will likely be around for some time.
A Sherman Police Officer is recovering after a wreck sent him to the hospital Friday afternoon. Sherman Police Officer Tyler Carroll was on the Washington Street ramp in the 800 block of U.S. Highway 75 responding to an accident where a hydroplaning car hit a guardrail when his patrol vehicle was sideswiped by another vehicle.
A section of Main Street in Denison will be closed Tuesday for repairs to the railroad crossing. Repairs and the closure will continue into Wednesday, the city’s website said.
Denison police arrested a juvenile Saturday in connection with an ATM skimming scam at American Bank of Texas in Denison.
As a part of celebrations for its centennial anniversary, the Denison Rotary Club has focused its efforts on creating a lasting legacy in Denison. As November came to an end, the Rotary was finishing the first phase of fundraising for a new playground in Denison’s Forest Park.
After months of battling wet weather conditions, Grayson College unveiled a new pavilion, floating fish dock and pathway around the pond at its Denison campus. With the help of a $125,000 grant, welding students were able to put their skills to the test and beautify a place on campus that everyone could enjoy.
A house fire on Saturday in the 400 block of West Hull in Denison left a couple displaced over the holiday weekend.
Rain that seemed as if it would never let up finally did late Sunday evening, but the four days of precipitation will likely leave their mark on the record books, making 2015 Sherman-Denison’s wettest year on record. A system fueled by Gulf moisture dumped several inches of rain on Texoma, as well as the rest of North Texas and much of the Southern Plains.