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SOSU names Acker head of marketing

DURANT, Okla. – Larry Acker will bring 20 years of experience to the newly-created position of director of university marketing at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He begins his new duties on Aug. 3 after spending the past nine years as assistant director of public relations at Lamar University in Beaumont.

Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir another step closer for Fannin County

BONHAM — One of Fannin County’s proposed water projects, the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir, has moved a step closer to reality. The North Texas Municipal Water District announced Wednesday morning that it has received a water rights permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the project, completing one of the final steps of the permitting process. That process must be completed before construction on the lake can begin.

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Gunter ISD sells $2 million of bonds to improve facilities, technology

GUNTER — Passing by Gunter High School on State Highway 289, one might have noticed construction vehicles fixing up the south side parking lot where the marching band practices. The parking lot is one of several projects the Gunter Independent School District was able to launch after selling $2 million of bonds from 2005 to make improvements throughout the district.