DURANT — A shooting occurred Tuesday night in Durant, causing one person to be airlifted to a Plano hospital.
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SADLER — The Sadler and Southmayd Consolidated Independent School District received public input Monday on its proposed Defender Program. If approved, the program would allow District-authorized staff to carry concealed handguns on campus. The program would serve as an additional level of security at District facilities in the event of an armed intruder on campus grounds, S&S officials said.
HOWE — The Howe Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold budget workshop on Thursday during its regular meeting. The Board will review District goals for the 2014-15 school year. The Board will also review the employee compensation package, and review the preliminary revenue estimates as a part of the workshop. The meeting will be held at the Howe ISD Administration Office, located at 105 W. Tutt St. Items that will be heard, considered, and acted upon include:
After sifting through more than 150 entries in its contest for local school children to design a new event logo, the newly reinstated Keep Sherman Beautiful Committee selected a letter-art creation submitted by a Sherman home-school student. Joshua Bayless took home the $200 prize from the contest, and his design is now being reproduced for signs and T-shirts to be used at group activities.
The Denison School Board approved the appointment of department chairpersons for the Denison High School and Henry Scott Middle School for the 2014-15 school year, during its monthly school board meeting on Tuesday. The move comes as the district prepares to open its new high school, and move the middle school to the former high school campus.
Tuesday morning, a Denison woman and her two children were able to escape a fire in their house caused by a space heater.
“Imagine calling 911 and not getting an answer,” Grayson County Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Somers said to County commissioners Tuesday morning.
Friday the Denison Police Department swore in a new police officer, who is also one of the first female officers that the Department has seen in several years.
The Texoma Community Center will host an open house Wednesday to showcase it’s new, satellite facility in Denison. The event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., at 102 Memorial Drive.
Children’s Center Open House