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Kidd-Key repairs on schedule

Sherman’s old, leaky Municipal Building is still old, but it’s leaky no more. Construction crews with Fort Worth-based Mid-Continental Restoration Co. worked this week to put the finishing touches on a multi-month project to seal the 90-year-old structure from the elements.

Denison Education Foundation awards fall grants for classroom innovation

In keeping with its goal of encouraging and fostering innovation in the classroom, the Denison Education Foundation awarded more than $21,000 in grants to Denison Independent School District teachers during a meeting of the Denison School Board on Tuesday night. With the addition of Tuesday’s grants, the DEF has given more than $1 million in grants and scholarships to area teachers and students in its 14 years of serving the DISD.

Two arrested following Sherman theft bust

A pair of Sherman teenagers were behind bars Tuesday after a police raid turned-up numerous stolen guns, as well as electronics and prescription drugs. Sherman Police Department detectives said an 18- and 17-year-old were taken into custody late last week, accused of committing at least seven burglaries and possibly several more.

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SHS grad shot, killed in Arlington

Kimberly Joyce “K.J.” Dunnachie, a 2013 graduate of Sherman High School was shot and killed, along with her father, Russell Dunnachie, in Arlington Wednesday. Arlington police have charged 35-year-old Veronica Dunnachie with capital murder in the deaths.

Army National Guard requests training operation at NTRA

The Texas Army National Guard asked the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority Board on Thursday to consider allowing training missions to be conducted at North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field. The Board took no official action on the matter, and instead voted to voice its support for the project as it goes through further development.

SDMPO presents possible projects for 2040 Needs Plan

The Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board met on Wednesday to receive and review the draft list of 41 prioritized projects for the 2040 Needs Plan. This list, when completed and approved, will outline roadway and highway improvements that can be constructed as funding arises in the next 25 years.

New Sherman company expected to hire 100 by 2016

The Burlington Industries building in south Sherman is getting another tenant — one who plans on utilizing some major space in the circa-1891 facility. A new firm calling itself Renew Blue plans to locate a 100-employee plastic recycling operation in a large part of the building, focusing chiefly on discarded refuse from hospitals.