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New residency program spotlights focus on quality for TMC

With the continued goal of bringing quality doctors and practitioners to Texoma, officials with Texoma Medical Center launched the hospital’s new family practice residency program on Monday. The new program will bring four recent osteopathic medical school graduates to receive hands on learn experience alongside TMC staff and doctors over the course of three years.

Ford-on-Ford crash sends two to hospital

Two pickups collided on southbound U.S. Highway 75 Monday afternoon when a Ford F-150 lost control of a trailer it was pulling and was struck by an F-350 near Sherman Town Center, police said. Two occupants of the F-350 were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The trailer careered down the embankment toward the service road, but did not cause any damage.

Bridge opening a long time coming for Sherman shoppers

The Texas Department of Transportation opened the new portion of Sherman’s Loy Lake Bridge to traffic earlier this week, removing barricades and turning on new traffic signals on Wednesday evening. The large-scale construction project, which has been repeatedly delayed by weather, is entering its 18th month as construction crews finally wind down work on site.

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Denison petition looks to streamline alcohol laws

For more than a century, the city of Denison has prided itself on its culture of alcohol production. Starting with the work of T.V. Munson on cultivating grapes in the mid-19th century and extending to today, as Denison focuses on nurturing a booming craft beverage industry, alcohol production has been a part of the city’s history for the majority of its existence.

Sherman budget powwow set for Thursday

Sherman city leaders will come together on Thursday and hash-out the details of the city’s finances for the 2016-2017 budget year. The meeting will be held at City Hall, and will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. If need be, the city has set aside Friday for negotiations, as well.

Science-on-wheels comes to the kids

Jimmy Chapin Spins a bicycle wheel attached to a generator which in turn lights two bulbs at the Trailblazer traveling science museum on wheels Monday morning in Howe. The trailer, which is set up with different stations to teach kids about energy, space, weather, biotechnology and aerodynamics will be at the libraries in Honey Grove on Tuesday, Pilot Point on Wednesday, Bonham on Thursday and Pottsboro on Friday.