“I think the biggest encouragement you can give someone is fried chicken for lunch,” said Tillman Boyd, the director of Basic Food Pantry in Bonham. Fried chicken was plentiful, but the 200-odd fellow participants in the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program to whom he was speaking seemed to need no further encouragement. They had already donated thousands of hours of their time to local nonprofits and charities.
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The Greater Texoma Utility Authority approved a series of measures that will set the groundwork for construction and funding for the city of Krum Wastewater Treatment Plant project on Monday during its regular monthly meeting. When completed, the plant will process 350,000 gallons of water each day.
BONHAM — The Fannin County Commissioners Court heard an annual financial report and discussed how to handle cases of rabies in the County Monday.
As a part of ongoing plans to develop downtown into a thriving entertainment district, the Denison City Council approved a change to city ordinances that will allow for brew pubs and micro breweries in downtown Denison. The Council split 4-2 in favor. The amendment will also allow the operation of distilleries and breweries in certain districts without the need of a special use permit.
On the third Friday of each month, a ring of pick-up trucks and late-model sedans encircles the Sherman Elks Lodge, stacked several deep along the building’s north side. The stream of amped-up kids and only slightly less excited adults at the Lodge’s back door peaks a few minutes before 8 p.m., as families and fans disperse inside to find a seat with a decent view.
Two people were taken to the hospital and traffic was stalled Monday afternoon when a car lost control on U.S. Highway 75 and crashed into another car.
Several Sherman houses and businesses were without power Sunday after a car hit a telephone pole and then crashed into a store.
Earth Day Texoma 2014 has announced a full roster of entertainment for its sixth annual outing that starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sherman Municipal Grounds, 405 N. Rusk in Sherman.
Rebecca Chase of Texoma Community Center will address Grayson County commissioners Tuesday about a request to replace the blue ribbons around the trees on the courthouse square with green ones.
The Denison City Council will consider an amendment to a city ordinance on Monday which will allow for microbreweries and brew pubs in the downtown area. The request for the amendment comes after it was approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission last week. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Denison City Hall, located at 500 Chestnut St.