Just four months after voters approved Proposition 1, which transferred $1.74 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to the Texas Department of Transportation for road projects, the organization has released the list of where all that money will be spent. Of the 201 projects that made this list, three are local.
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Rain, sleet nor snow stops the U.S. mail, nor will it stop a decades-old tradition when the annual Texoma Exposition & Livestock Show begins Monday. The five-day event, held at Loy Lake Park in Denison, showcases hundreds of the area’s 4-H, FFA and FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) students and their projects.
The Denison City Council will discuss projects in its affordable housing program at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 500 W. Chestnut. The Council will discuss executing specialty warranty deeds with prospective developers for lots to be developed as a part of the program.
Grayson County commissioners will consider opposing a concrete plant planned near Gunter. The Court will take up a proclamation against the plant when it meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Grayson County Courthouse in Sherman.
HOWE — Howe High School students were swerving all over the road, getting into accidents and hitting pedestrians but not because of the snow storm Friday.
Despite frigid weathers and early snowfall on Friday morning, volunteers with the Meals on Wheels of Texoma ensured that many senior citizens throughout the region would have prepared meals over the weekend. Because of poor road conditions from the weather, Meals on Wheels ceased service at noon Friday after making deliveries, with plans of reopening on Monday.
Winter precipitation made roads slick Friday causing road hazards around the Texoma area.
The weather will stay snowy and the roads will remain slick through Saturday. Such conditions have already caused several road accidents in Sherman and Denison.
MELISSA — Icy roads caused a 15-car pileup on southbound U.S. Highway 75 at Throckmorton Street in Melissa.