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Roadways closed because of flooding

Several major roadways have been closed as water continues to rise in Texoma, spurred on by torrential rain that fell in some parts of North Texas Thursday. A section of U.S. Highway 82 between Gainesville and Whitesboro was closed Thursday morning because of flash flooding but was reopened by the afternoon as water receded.

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Denison group Surviving Sisters and Brothers provides support for victims of bullying, abuse

The smell of pancakes is enough to attract a crowd, but the people gathered at St. Luke’s Episcopal fellowship hall Saturday were there for more than just pancakes. They were there to support a cause. Surviving Sisters and Brothers was holding a pancake breakfast to raise funds for their food pantry and their organization, which counsels people who experience bullying or abuse. Members meet Tuesday evenings and get involved in the community during the week with service and by promoting awareness.

Wanted: Vounteers for Denison community events

With annual events like May’s “Bark and Paw” festival and Music on Main, the city of Denison is quickly becoming a destination for entertainment. While bringing people into Denison has been a major focus for these events, a new focus is being placed on the volunteers who help make these events possible.