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Home for Christmas through Habitat

Hot water may seem like an odd Christmas gift, but for anyone living without, its primacy leaves little thought for else. So for the Miller family — the 30th partner family involved in Grayson County Habitat for Humanity — a round of hot baths Sunday night was better than all the gifts in Santa’s sleigh.

THF gives grants to 17 local health groups

For many, the Christmas season a time for giving, not only to friends and family but also those who are in need. In keeping with that tradition, and creating a new one, the Texoma Health Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in grants to local health organizations and support groups that serve the Texoma community.

Ratcliffe appoints district director

ROCKWALL — Rep.-elect John Ratcliffe stayed close to home in choosing his inaugural district director. Rockwall native Jason Ross will coordinate operations across the 18-county 4th Congressional District for the freshman representative.

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Denison to consider Lake Texoma resolution

The Denison City Council will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday to discuss a request from the Lake Texoma Association that the city endorse House Resolution 5604. The meeting will take place at City Hall, located at 500 W. Chestnut. House Resolution 5604 would revise the management plan for the conservation pool in Lake Texoma. Other items the Council will consider include:

SHS grad shot, killed in Arlington

Kimberly Joyce “K.J.” Dunnachie, a 2013 graduate of Sherman High School was shot and killed, along with her father, Russell Dunnachie, in Arlington Wednesday. Arlington police have charged 35-year-old Veronica Dunnachie with capital murder in the deaths.