The city of Denison will reinstate monthly testings for the outdoor warning siren system starting on June 1.
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A service in Denison honoring the contributions of the armed forces will be moved indoors Monday due to expected rain. The annual Memorial Day service will be held at the Denison SNAP Center, located at 531 W. Chestnut St. at 10 a.m. The event was originally schedule to take place at Heritage Park, but forecasted rain forced organizers to move the event inside.
DURANT— The Durant City Council voted to terminate City Manager Sarah Sherrer Thursday night following a special called meeting. The termination follows several days of questions revolving around an incident Sunday morning at the city manager’s home.
Grayson County Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Somers was interviewed by the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office earlier this year about a possible conflict of interest with county training she arranged in 2012 and 2013. The D.A. office’s investigation concluded, while it is possible she violated local government code, she cannot be prosecuted for any misdemeanor offenses because the two-year statute of limitations period has passed.
Jurors deliberated for just over an hour and a half Thursday before convicting Brian Evan Walker of stalking in the 397th state District Court.
The cost of a seven-year series of water-related improvements in Denison are anticipated to be higher than initially expected, city officials said during an update on the current line of capital improvements at Denison’s annual budget retreat on Friday.
An officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of Tejas Drive in reference to a disturbance. The victim reported his girlfriend’s son threatened him and chased him through the house with a knife. The victim was able to close himself in a bedroom before the suspect stabbed the bedroom door with the knife. The victim advised he was in fear of his life during the incident, and the suspect’s mother confirmed the victim’s story. The suspect was arrested for aggravated assault with a weapon. During the incident, the suspect cut two tires on the victim’s truck, and a report was generated for criminal mischief on May 18.
Housing and more classrooms are being considered by the Grayson College board of trustees.
A man suspected of driving while intoxicated attempted to flee from police Monday and ended up arrested with an additional charge.