Wanted: Tall building in downtown Sherman to host historic sign. Must have 30 feet of vertical facade and substructure capable of supporting 1.5 extra tons. Must pay or find funds to hang. Commercial ventures need not apply.
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A slim agenda faced Denison Independent School District Board of Trustees during their meeting Tuesday evening. The small amount of routine business was passed with little discussion.
A small business owner looking to expand and improve his Sherman mechanic shop on the 3300 block of Texoma Parkway left the city’s monthly Planning and Zoning Commission meeting frustrated and confused Tuesday evening. Jeff Jeffers, the proprietor of Jeff’s Auto Sales, had requested permission to build a 3,000-square-foot building with auto bays in which to work on vehicles.
On the night of May 2, 2000, the great blue switch controlling selective availability was pressed. From there, 24 satellites around the globe processed their new orders, and GPS enthusiasts around the world watched their devices’ accuracies go from 300 feet to 50 feet overnight.
BONHAM — More than 300 volunteers representing several organizations participated in Bonham’s “Great Days of Service” on Saturday. Those who participated completed service projects around the city.
PLANO — U.S. Representative Ralph Hall was released from the hospital over the weekend and was transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation facility, according to his Congressional staff. The 17-term Congressman has been recovering from a broken femur and fractured nose sustained in an Oct. 4 car crash near Bonham.
The Denison City Council approved new policies and procedures for handling unaccompanied minors that are left at city facilities after closing during a regular session on Monday. The action comes after a number of situations over the past 18 months at the Denison Public Library and Waterloo Pool where children have been left past normal operating hours.
Grayson County WIC employees were all smiles Tuesday while being interviewed by TAPS pressman Dan Acree. The Women, Infants, & Children program will get some added exposure during the next 12 months, as a 28-foot TAPS bus will sport a travelling billboard with WIC’s contact information and slogan: “Healthy foods grow healthy families.” The advertisement is being sponsored by the Grayson County Health Department.
As work progresses on the $1.5 million renovation of the Denison Police Station, the Historic Preservation Board approved exterior designs for the project, in hopes of bringing it back closer to its original 1930s look.
DURANT, Okla. — While Bryan County Jail escapee Raymond Stewart remains missing, law enforcement officials have arrested two women for letting Stewart stay at their house over the weekend.