A Durant, Okla., woman, who went missing on May 23, was found in her wrecked vehicle near Durant.
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A Gunter home was destroyed in a fire Saturday evening, displacing an elderly couple. Grayson County Fire Marshal Kevin Walton said firefighters received the call about the fire around 8 p.m. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries.
With discussion centering on proposed changes to bylaws and the personnel policy manual, the governing board for the Texoma Council of Governments took into consideration staff concerns and acted selectively at their meeting Thursday. The board approved most of the bylaw changes and approved a motion to form a staff subcommittee to review the personnel policy changes.
Tasked with setting up 350 American flags on front lawns across Sherman, Boy Scouts from Troop 15 split up into eight groups and got an early start to accomplish the mission Saturday.
As the gates of the Splash Family Aquatic Center in Sherman swung open Saturday to officially start the summer swim season, lifeguards and staff remind parents to keep an eye on their children.
The Texoma Community Center received word Wednesday that the center is in the red by $256,000. The Texoma Community Center’s Chief Financial Officer Don Riddle reported this information at the monthly board of trustees meeting in a work session, but he had some good news to deliver with it:
The city of Denison will reinstate monthly testings for the outdoor warning siren system starting on June 1.
A service in Denison honoring the contributions of the armed forces will be moved indoors Monday due to expected rain. The annual Memorial Day service will be held at the Denison SNAP Center, located at 531 W. Chestnut St. at 10 a.m. The event was originally schedule to take place at Heritage Park, but forecasted rain forced organizers to move the event inside.
DURANT— The Durant City Council voted to terminate City Manager Sarah Sherrer Thursday night following a special called meeting. The termination follows several days of questions revolving around an incident Sunday morning at the city manager’s home.
Grayson County Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Somers was interviewed by the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office earlier this year about a possible conflict of interest with county training she arranged in 2012 and 2013. The D.A. office’s investigation concluded, while it is possible she violated local government code, she cannot be prosecuted for any misdemeanor offenses because the two-year statute of limitations period has passed.