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Museum provides home for Denison Ex-Students

As if a brand new high school in Denison weren’t its own reward, Saturday saw a tangential benefit of the new construction back on Mirick Street. Across the road from the Scott Middle School — formerly, DHS — the Denison Ex-Students Museum held its grand opening Saturday.

Texoma students compete in regional robotics competition

Students from across Texoma tested their technical and engineering skills last weekend as they competed in the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology regional robotics competition. The annual contest pitted 60 teams from across Texas and New Mexico in contests involving robotic engineering, design, control and construction.

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Sherman swears-in new councilors

The Sherman City Council on Monday took the form it will hold for the 12 months, as the body said goodbye to Deputy Mayor Robert Softly and formally empanelled two members — one new, one returning — for three-year terms. Softly stepped down from the Council after six years of service. He was first been elected in May of 2008.

Local family seeks financial help for cancer treatment

WHITESBORO — Healthy family members is one of the things for which many Americans will be giving thanks next week. But one Whitesboro family is asking for help in meeting the health care needs of one of their loved ones. Forty-seven-year-old Rodney Stapleton of Whitesboro found out last month that he has stage-four colon cancer. The long-haul truck driver has no insurance and needs to have a port put in to receive chemotherapy.

Denison Historic Preservation Board to discuss facade grant

The Denison Historic Preservation Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the City Hall Annex, 430 W. Chestnut St. The Board will discuss a request for a facade matching grant and historical approval for a building located at 308 W. Main. The property owner wishes to restore the building for a business, with a residence above the storefront. Other items that will be considered include: