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Wreck near circus injures one

An afternoon wreck on Texoma Pwky. outside of Midway Mall sent one women to the hospital with minor injuries Friday. Police say a white sedan was struck by an SUV while trying to turn across traffic. The driver of the sedan was transported in a neck brace from the scene.

TMC celebrates 50 years of service in Denison

When Memorial Hospital opened in 1965, it was a small community hospital serving the thriving railroad community of Denison. After 50 years, and a renaming in the 1970s, Texoma Medical Center has expanded to a regional facility that provides health care service to the individuals across the entire region.

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Crisis Center’s new thrift store will support its mission

For the 600 individuals who turn to the Grayson Crisis Center in their time of emergency each year, the nonprofit organization often represents the first step of the journey that will lead them to a new new life, free of abuse. For those whose living situations have become too much to bear, the Center represents a safe harbor.

Theft and drug charges fill indictments

The Grayson County District Attorney’s Office Thursday released a list of people indicted this week. Those listed were indicted on charges that ranged from theft to drug related crimes. Indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt.

Area unemployment continues to fall

With nearly a quarter of 2015 already in the books, the local and statewide job markets are continuing their run of recent success . Numbers released this week by the Sherman Economic Development Corporation show the local unemployment rate has fallen to 4.4 percent from 5.3 percent last year. It was as high as 7.3 percent in the spring of 2013.

Safe Place Program provides youths with a safe harbor

They can be seen in establishments across Texoma: neon orange signs in the shape of a diamond, with the words “Safe Place” and a picture of a house stamped on the front. To some it might be just one more sign, but to a hurting child it might be akin to a lighthouse beam guiding them to a safe harbor.