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With dispatchers help, Whitesboro couple delivers baby in truck

Whitesboro couple Robert and Kelsey Lee said they knew their new baby would be born on Monday. What they didn’t know was that the baby would not wait until the parents made it to the hospital to arrive. With the help of a Sherman dispatch operator, the couple delivered the baby in their truck on the side of U.S. Highway 82.

TAPS experiencing delays in on-demand service

Following expansion and increased ridership in recent years, officials with TAPS said the transit service is experiencing higher than normal wait time for its on-demand service. For nearly 30 years, TAPS has served the Texoma region through its “Get-a-ride” program, but has recently expanded into fixed routes and enlarged its market.

Casino game room business sets its sights on Bells

BELLS — Bells could see a casino game room entertainment business at its doorstep soon. Scott Tatum of Rockwall stood before the Bells City Council at their meeting Tuesday representing the casino game room that he hopes to see open in Bells. It’s something Mayor Angela LeBlanc said has never been in Bells before. He said his game room would give people from the area something to do, as well as create several jobs.

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Sherman Municipal Building renovations to free up space for city

Renovations currently underway at the Sherman Municipal Building will allow the city to provide more space for the Sherman Police Department and save the expense of building or purchasing a new building. The Municipal Court office and courtroom will be moved from the police department to the Municipal Building to open up more workspace for police personnel.