COLLINSVILLE — Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run wreck that occurred in Collinsville Saturday afternoon. Witnesses told Whitesboro dispatch they saw a man and a woman fleeing the scene of a wreck on Highway 377 in Collinsville Saturday.
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Denisonians were out in force Saturday for the 2015 edition of the Main Street FallFest, and they brought their dancing shoes with them.
VAN ALSTYNE — Van Alstyne residents, who just a few weeks ago spoke out in a preliminary hearing against a proposed power plant near their homes, have decided not to pursue their requests through to a formal hearing.
BELLS — Last month the Bells City Council held some discussion when presented with the idea of adding a casino and game room to the city. At the September meeting, the idea was tabled pending more information about the game room and how the residents might view the issue. Now the council is planning to discuss the item further and possibly reach a decision about the game room at their next meeting Tuesday.
WHITEWRIGHT — The Military Vehicle Preservation Association rode through downtown Whitewright Saturday morning with a convoy of more than 50 historic military vehicles as part of the 95th anniversary recreation of the 1920 Transcontinental Motor Convoy along the Bankhead Highway.
The Denison Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the achievements of local businesses with the 104th annual Denison Chamber Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme for this year’s banquet theme is “leadership in colors.”
Following the departure of CEO Brad Underwood last month and rising concerns regarding its future, officials with TAPS Public Transit announced plans to move the organization forward with its “Moving Forward Initiative.” The news release on the plan says Interim CEO Tim Patton will “be aggressive in stabilizing the agency in the face of budget and operational issues over the last 12 months.”
VAN ALSTYNE — The 71 head of cattle that were seized from a piece of property near Van Alstyne in September could be going to a new home soon. SPCA of Texas Spokeswoman Maura Davies said the cattle’s owner Charles Helms reached an agreement earlier this week with the SPCA and Grayson County Sheriff’s Office to turn the cattle over to the SPCA.
The Denison City Council will hold a public hearing Monday for a voluntary annexation of 11.5 acres of land near the intersection of FM 84 and Preston Road. The council will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall, located at 500 W. Chestnut St. Other items that will be discussed include:
Anyone who makes a trip across the country knows how many familiar names of towns, rivers, roads, etc., there are from state to state.