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Pottsboro median removal hits a roadblock

POTTSBORO – A raised median on F.M. 120 between Spur 316 and State Highway 289 has created some issues for developers and property owners, Pottsboro City Manager Kevin Farley said in a March interview. In April, the city went to the Texas Department of Transportation with a request to remove the median entirely to allow easier access to the south side of F.M. 120. Last month, they finally heard a reply.

New paint job for Sherman Ballroom

Mariano Barriantos paints one of the columns in the Sherman Municipal Ballroom Tuesday afternoon. Several renovation projects are currently underway or have just been completed in the Sherman Municipal Building including remodeling an office and a new finish on the Kidd-Key Auditorium stage floor.

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Sherman Municipal Building renovations to free up space for city

Renovations currently underway at the Sherman Municipal Building will allow the city to provide more space for the Sherman Police Department and save the expense of building or purchasing a new building. The Municipal Court office and courtroom will be moved from the police department to the Municipal Building to open up more workspace for police personnel.

Organized criminal activity tops indictments list

Grayson County grand jurors this week returned indictments against six people for engaging in organized criminal activity. The indictments are formal charges and are not indications of guilt. Michael Sanchez, 20, of Sherman; Josue Rocha, 28, of Sherman; Erik Chavez, 19, of Arlington; Abraham Molina, 21, of Arlington; Jose Castro-Esparaza, 20, of Arlington; and Felix Rubio, 39, of Arlington all face the charge.