Returning to its roots as a former U.S. Air Force base, North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field played host to an armed forces training operation on Saturday. Members of the 1st Battalion of the 143rd Airborne conducted “Operation Viking,” in which more than 200 troops and support equipment were airlifted into Texoma to simulate the capture of the airport by Army personnel.
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For the second time in less than two weeks, freshman Rep. John Ratcliffe will return to Grayson County to speak with a handful of his constituents in Texas’ 4th Congressional District.
BELLS — Grayson County Speedway’s new ower, Frank Rose, said he started his career in racing at the very track he now owns. When he had the opportunity in December to buy the track from its previous owners, he seized it.
Grayson College Board of Trustee members will start their week off bright and early Monday with an 8:30 meeting to discuss, among other things, the possibility of a tuition increase. The meeting will take place in the Administration Building at the College’s Denison campus.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday will consider the retirement of a member of the County’s court security team. The Court meets at 10 a.m. at the Grayson County Courthouse. Scott Whitney, bailiff with the 59th state district court will be honored upon his retirement.
Over the past decade, North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field has experienced something of a Renaissance. In recent years, the airport has expanded its influence, generating a $60 million impact on the local economy. Now, in 2015, one of the men involved in this recent growth is saying goodbye.
Testing schedule • March 30-April 1: end-of-course English I & II tests, grades 4 & 7 writing, grades 5 & 8 math & reading tests • April 21-22: grades 3, 4, 6 & 7 math & reading, grades 5 & 8 science, grade 8 social studies • May 4-6: end-of-course algebra i, biology, U.S. history
Festivities kicked off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. President of the Gunter Chamber Brandi Cochran said the focus of the chamber is to help all local businesses to expand with the future growth of the community. This year the banquet provided a platform for some of the smaller businesses without a store front an opportunity to showcase the products and services they have to offer.
A Denison eatery ran afoul of Texas heath and safety rules during a recent Health Department inspection. The Grayson County Health Department released a list of inspections that showed Best Buffet, 931 S. Austin in Denison, received an F grade on its most recent inspection.
MEAD, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Marine Enforcement Division is investigating a boat explosion that happened at 5:30 p.m. Friday.