Levels on Lake Texoma continue to rise. As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, the pool elevation at the Denison Dam was 643.44 feet, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District.
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Before you get your hopes up, no, the new Loy Lake Road bridge is not yet open to traffic. But with the day of that opening finally nigh, local luminaries saw fit Wednesday afternoon to gather and celebrate the project’s impending conclusion.
One of the recurring themes in the past several years for the city of Denison has been growth and development. With revitalization as a focus on Main Street and downtown, development of the intersection of FM 691 and U.S. Highway 75 — the Gateway to Denison — is expected to be a major focal point for future growth in the city.
Grayson County officials, local nonprofit organization leaders and community members gathered Wednesday to identify what local disaster relief resources are available, and to coordinate with each other about how to help the community.
CARTWRIGHT, Okla. — They called it “The Coney Island of Lake Texoma.” Adopting the name of the adjacent arm of Lake Texoma, Burns Run Concession Site opened to the public in 1947, attracting nearly a quarter-million visitors in its first year alone.
Officials with Grayson County and local communities started the long process of assessing damage Tuesday after strong storms passed through the region over the Memorial Day weekend. Officials met with representatives of the National Weather Service to survey the damage from the storms, which include a confirmed tornado in Sherman and Denison.
Coyotes better enjoy their treks across the runways at North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field while they can. A grant County commissioners approved Tuesday will purchase new fencing aimed at keeping the curious critters out of the area.
After weeks of downpours, the waters of Lake Texoma reached the tipping point in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Another wave of severe weather ravaged Texoma on Monday, bringing rain, wind and even a tornado. Monday’s severe weather affected several areas of the state and caused Governor Greg Abbott to add to the number of Texas counties covered by a disaster declaration.
Denison residents were able to enjoy a Memorial Day parade on Main Street just before severe weather struck the area.