ALLEN’S CHAPEL — Rolling past hayfields and old barns and cattle-pocked pastures, the road to Carson dips as it nears the wooded bottom land along Lower Bois d’Arc Creek. There, a red-tipped stake marks the line where open land will give way to water in central Fannin County if a proposed reservoir wins final approval.
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An angel at Christmas time means different things to different people. To some, it is an icon of the season and to others it is a sign of hope. The angels that adorn the Salvation Army trees throughout Grayson County are a little bit of both.
A new partnership is hoping to change the face of substance abuse treatment and its availability in Texoma. Last month, the Texoma Community Center officially joined forces with Four Rivers Outreach to provide more services for those facing recovery after abuse.
Thanks to the team of Rusty Weatherly and Joanna Bryant, the Grayson College Culinary Arts Program recently received its three-year accreditation from the American Culinary Arts Federation. Although the program is only five-years-old, Grayson College was also able to obtain the accreditation on its first attempt.
It’s the morning of Thanksgiving eve, and J.C. Penney in Sherman is silent. It’s only 8 a.m., so the store isn’t officially open yet. That won’t happen for another two hours. Enough lights are on to illuminate the store’s aisles, but it’s far from bright. Although it’s silent now, just minutes before the far corner of the store had been busy as work crews bustled, unloading trucks full of new materials for the holidays, preparing for one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. They’d been at it for hours, and as 8 a.m. struck, they dispersed for a quick break.
A drive-by shooting in broad daylight Monday sent one man to the hospital with a bullet wound to his leg.
T.J. Rucker IV, LaMontraie Smith, Tanise Fuggett and Stacy Means prepare Thanksgiving meals as part of the TNT Youth Organizations Thanksgiving meal program in which volunteers give free meals to the community.
As a part of renovations to one of its stores in Denison, Lone Star Food Stores announced the opening of Mi TACO — a restaurant specializing in street tacos. The restaurant is located within the the Lone Star store located at the corner of U.S. Highway 75 and FM 120.
Rain and cold weather are likely to dampen Texomans’ post-Thanksgiving plans this week.