All summer, Denison Independent School District has been in a race against time. The District majorly renovated two campuses, built a new campus and renovated its stadium. With the start of school on September 2, it seems the District has completed all of these projects just in time.
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Sliding open the 500-pound “Durand’s Tin Clad Fire Door” and entering Sherman’s Roberts, Sanford and Taylor building is a bit like entering the Secret Garden. Despite the fact that the 28,530-square-foot former home of one of the nation’s largest wholesale hardware retailers lies smack-dab in the middle of Sherman’s Central Business District, its high brick walls combine with decades of neglect to make time spent in the building seem like time spent in a different world.
Denison Mayor Jared Johnson and Sherman Mayor Cary Wacker race hospital beds at the end of summer party held by Texoma Medical Center for their employees Wednesday afternoon. Over the past few weeks employees at the hospital have been having a drive to raise funds for school supplies to go to Neblett Elementary in Sherman and Terrell Elementary in Denison.
Remodeling work inside the Pottsboro library is underway. The library will be closed August 31 through September 15 as new flooring and desks are brought in.Remodeling work inside the Pottsboro library is underway. The library will be closed August 31 through September 15 as new flooring and desks are brought in
Small-business owners gathered at the Grayson College Viticulture Center on Tuesday afternoon, meeting for lunch with an important topic of conversation – cybersafety.
Classes are under way at Grayson College, but new scholarships are available. Up to 53 GC students could receive financial assistance, thanks to a grant the college received for the second year in a row from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Awarded for its Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship, the college expects to allot up to $2,500 per qualifying student for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Grayson County Commissioners will talk courthouse repair when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Grayson County Courthouse in Sherman.
Two people were injured and Texoma Parkway was blocked for a short period Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident.
A Pottsboro man is facing felony aggravated assault charges for allegedly pointing a gun at six people during a road rage incident.
Though the Sherman Chamber of Commerce won’t officially take-over tourism promotion from the city until October, the Sherman City Council’s plan to outsource its promotional efforts is already bearing fruit. In a partnership among the Chamber, local businesses and radio stations KMKT, KLAK and KMAD, the first ever “Chat it up Sherman” advertisement hit local airways Monday morning. The weekly segment will promote local events in an effort to increase tourism visits to Grayson County and keep the community informed.