Grayson County commissioners will talk bills and minutes when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Grayson County Courthouse for their first meeting of the last month of the year. The Court’s agenda showed that the only items set to come before the four county commissioners and County Judge Drue Bynum are the minutes of the last meeting and the list of County bills that need to be paid. Commissioners are expected to discuss approving the minutes and paying those bills.
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With Thanksgiving officially in the rear-view mirror, society’s focus now shifts to the holiday season proper, and the Sherman Chamber of Commerce is doing its part to help locals get into the Yule spirit.
Though much of the city of Sherman’s drinking water comes from Lake Texoma by way of water treatment plant, local utility officials also rely on groundwater wells to supplement that supply. One of those wells, located just east of State Highway 289 on FM 902, has suffered a complete failure. Repairs costs are estimated north of $140,0000.
At least part of the city of Denison is currently without power, officials at the Denison Police Department said Friday morning. Exactly what parts and why have yet to be confirmed.
As the holiday season approaches, the Salvation Army is working to ensure that needy families and children will have a Merry Christmas come Dec. 25. The Salvation Army launched its annual Angel Tree drive last week in anticipation of the Christmas season.
As a part of initiatives to increase the skilled workforce in the region, Texas Workforce Solutions and Grayson College are using federal programs to help provide financial support for those seeking additional training and education in locally-needed jobs.
As work wraps up on the 18th annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive, organizers are reporting record donations for 2014. The annual food drive, which started on Monday and ended at noon on Wednesday, raises money and food for the Salvation Army to distribute to the needy across Grayson County.
Twinkling lights and Christmas carols just put some people in a better mood. The day seems a bit brighter and the world around them seems to take part in the joy of the holiday season. But then, there are people for whom the sound of “Jingle Bells” and all of that forced cheer can be grating and painful.
WHITEWRIGHT — A fire Tuesday in Whitewright completely destroyed a mobile home, but no one was injured.
A Denison woman is recovering after being attacked by several dogs Monday evening.