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Sherman Council to hold meeting

The Sherman City Council on Monday will meet at 5 p.m. at Sherman City Hall. Councilors will hold a public hearing on the proposed annexation of 7 acres on the west side of the city. Additionally, Council members will consider a resolution for sewer improvements, as well as a change order delaying paint and repairs for the city’s Gallagher water storage tank.

Three local projects make Prop. 1 cut

Just four months after voters approved Proposition 1, which transferred $1.74 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to the Texas Department of Transportation for road projects, the organization has released the list of where all that money will be spent. Of the 201 projects that made this list, three are local.

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Locust CVFD names chief

POTTSOBORO — The Locust Community Volunteer Fire Department named Timothy Thomas its new fire chief in January. He has been a firefighter since 1995. His career began in Cartwright, Okla. where he was assistant chief responsible for staffing, fundraising, training and working with the Army Corps of Engineers.

Higginbotham talks about the demise of the trial lawyer

Austin College students, alumni and a good portion of the Grayson County Bar Association gathered Friday to hear a keynote address from Patrick Higginbotham, judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which decides federal civil and criminal disputes in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Higginbotham’s speech opened the 10th annual Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium at AC.