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Denison looks to improve water system for future growth

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.

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Sherman P&Z OKs Tyson plan

The Sherman Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved a request by Tyson Foods to greatly expand the company’s loading dock in order to accommodate increased truck traffic. Tyson representatives provided materials to the Commission showing the truck loading area will be more than doubled in size in order to service the 1,000-odd trucks that use the dock each week.

DONNA HUNT: More bits of Denison’s early days

Today’s column is a continuation of tidbits of information from the Denison Daily News in 1873 and 1874 that I took Sunday’s column from. There are a lot more interesting items from the Backward Glance column that Rose Englutt took from those early newspapers. I will start with Oct. 8, 1873 as follows: