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WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro Economic Development Corp. and the Whitesboro Industrial Development Corp. opted not to take any action on the proposed Grayson County Equine Arena at their meetings Wednesday morning.
A semi-truck wreck Tuesday night in Sherman left the driver dead and a bridge damaged.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday approved a request from Texoma Community Center to put green ribbons around the trees on the courthouse square for the month of May.
The first face in Texas that travelers often see when entering the state on U.S. Highway 75 belongs to Monica Freeman. A travel counselor at the Texas Department of Transportation’s Denison Travel Center, Freeman is typically all smiles while manning the information desk, handing out maps and answering any questions from road-weary passengers about the Lone Star State.
The Denison City Council heard a series of requests on Monday for zoning changes and conditional use permits that recently passed through the Planning & Zoning Commission, and needed a final hearing with the Council.
The Sherman ISD Board of Trustees met Monday evening to discuss policy, receive awards and recognize students and teachers.
WHITESBORO — The Whitesboro City Council met Tuesday afternoon in a special called meeting to discuss the proposed Grayson County Equine Arena. After an hour in closed session, the Council voted to continue moving forward with the project, giving Mayor W.D Welch the authority to negotiate the acquisition of property and authorizing City Manager Michael Marter to seek financial and legal counsel for the City.
The intersection of State Highway 691 and FM 1417 near North Texas Regional Airport-Perrin Field — currently a mix of forest and half-occupied commercial buildings — could see a major rejuvenation in coming years if Realtor Rex Glendenning has his way. Glendenning sent a representative from the consulting firm Teague Nall & Perkins to the Sherman Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday night to take the first step toward bringing a multi-use development to the southwest corner of the intersection.
“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.