Swing sets were empty at Fairview Park in Sherman after rains moved through the area Tuesday morning. More rain is expected later in the week, but cooler temperatures and dry weather are forcasted for the weekend.
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Denison Independent School District’s 2014-2015 draft budget shows the increases in staff one might expect from a district preparing to open a large new high school – eight new custodians and three new maintenance personnel will be added. But the district will also be losing seven teaching positions, due to shifting class sizes at the elementary level.
On a rainy Wednesday morning at the Austin College Thinking Camp in Sherman, the first and second graders were learning about blizzards. It was clear that few of them had experience with the phenomenon. “What is a nor’easter? I’ve never seen that word before in my life,” one student said. But, with the weather outside at seventy degrees at the end of July, it seemed like blizzards in Texas might not be too surprising this year.
It’s as regular as clockwork. All across Texoma, budgets are tightening as families begin the expensive process of preparing their kids for another year of school. Lucky for them, another annual tradition is just around the corner: tax-free weekend in Texas and Oklahoma.
Quick: What’s going on this weekend? Don’t know? Know where could a person find out?
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. — State and local authorities have arrested two men believed to be connected to the shooting of a man in Bryan County, Oklahoma.
Starting next month, travelers looking for a direct line between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Downtown Dallas will have their wish as the Terminal A Station opens for service.
A standing-room-only crowd showed up at the Grayson County Courthouse Tuesday to celebrate the 34-year career of Grayson County Sheriff’s Office Lt. David Hawley. Hawley won the Grayson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 post in March and will be leaving the SO soon.
POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School Board met Monday night to put the finishing touches on the first draft of their 2014-2015 general operating budget and handle other miscellaneous business.
One thing that doesn’t take a vacation in the summer is hunger and Grayson County, just like many counties and cities across the nation, is a community where many people face that fact every day. To meet those needs, over 30 nonprofit organizations offer assistance in the form of food, financial aid or other services. However, when those organizations are the ones in need, who is there to help?