Rows of parts and equipment in various stages of completion lined the corridors of Sherman’s Emerson Process Management assembly plant Thursday night. Each pieces of equipment had a tag describing what stage it was at in the process. For some of those in a group touring the plant Thursday, this was their first experience with local industry.
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A Durant, Oklahoma man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday evening.
Earlier this month, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of intentional concern after a spike in birth defects and disorders suspected to be linked to the Zika virus, which has had outbreaks predominantly in Central and South America. The virus, which can be transmitted by mosquitoes and possibly sexually , is suspected to be the cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome , with 11 cases reported in Texas . On Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Health held a public hearing to study the state’s readiness to handle safety threats, such as the Zika virus.
Fires in Leonard and Whitewright over the last two weeks have consumed GroveHill and Marvin United Methodist churches, both of which were more than 100 years old.
As a part of the ongoing design and construction of a monument in Washington D.C. , officials with the Eisenhower Memorial Commission announced three new sections to its online memorial to former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The three new sections will be added to four others to describe the “pivotal moments” of Eisenhower’s life and presidency.
Secure execution of document deception — Sherman Police Department dispatch received a call Wednesday in reference to a possible fraud and forgery to an elderly woman in the 2300 block of West Taylor. Officers responded and determined fraud and forgery had not be committed. A male had posed as a Publishers Clearing House representative and requested money to secure her winnings.
Grayson County is stepping up to assist customers during the second year of the “Two Steps, One Sticker” program for vehicle inspection and registration.
SOUTHMAYD — If food trucks catch on in Sherman and other areas of Texoma, Southmayd intends to be prepared.
When Gunter Independent School District students board their school buses this month, they may see and feel a difference. Gunter ISD is joining other Grayson County districts who have implemented security cameras in school buses.
The scheduled demolition of the Madonna Hospital in Denison may take longer than initially planned. Officials with the city said last week that the asbestos in the building was not fully abated as was originally expected. The facility was originally approved for demolition in October.