The Denison City Council paved the way Monday for a new unified police and fire dispatch center when it approved a $151,500 construction contract for the project. The move came after the bid process resulted in just one bid, which was over the projected budget.
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After two weeks, officials with TAPS Public Transit are reporting a steady flow of trips being booked with the agency. The agency resumed service late last month following a 90-day suspension of service in January that redirected transit calls to neighboring agencies to the agency’s six-county area.
The Sherman City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday expressing support for the construction of a Kroger Marketplace store in the city.
Grayson County commissioners will consider on Tuesday declaring May as Mental Health awareness month in the county.
At the heart of the community lies the education institutions that assume responsibility for instilling knowledge in future leaders and decision-makers. In the span of 50 years, Grayson College has become a pillar of Texoma by opening its doors for students to acquire a higher education and the necessary skills to thrive in the workforce.
Vocational Nursing Highlights of the program: Students become a licensed nurse in 12 months. Once they complete the program, they can go straight into the workforce or they are eligible for the associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs. Employment opportunities: Licensed vocational nurses work in home health agencies, assisted living facilities, long-term care facilities, physician offices, schools and certain areas of a hospital. Program growth : Within the last 20 years, the program has doubled from 40 students to 80 students per year. Community impact: The Texoma area has one of the largest geriatric populations in the state of Texas. With the Baby Boomer population retiring, the care for the aging community is growing and so is the need for licensed nurses in a variety of health care settings.
Celebrating a major milestone is not only a time to reflect on the past, but it is also a moment to share a vision for the coming years. In the midst of Grayson College’s 50th anniversary, the school’s leaders shared what they believe the future may hold for the future of the college.
A day packed full of activities was only fitting for a college celebrating its 50th anniversary. And Friday was a busy day for Grayson College as it brought together the campus and community for festivities fit for a golden anniversary.
Like many figures from the Wild West era of American history, John Henry Holliday enjoys something of a mythic legend behind his name. From his days as a young dentist with a penchant for gambling to a fateful shootout in Tombstone, Arizona, many stories and movies have told the tale of “Doc” Holliday. Now Denison is looking to celebrate the man behind the myth and the brief time he spent in the city early in his career.
Despite a number of funnel cloud sightings and warnings of large-sized hail Friday afternoon, severe thunderstorms passed through Grayson County without leaving much damage, especially compared to the thrashing the area received Tuesday night .