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.
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Texoma law enforcement agencies, government officials and residents alike showed their support for law enforcement Friday in various ways — including holding moments of silence and lifting up prayers.
The Sherman Police Department is investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl. The child died on Wednesday.
Sherman Mayor Cary Wacker celebrated the culture of the city’s downtown area Friday morning during her monthly “Coffee with the Mayor” meeting with the public. The mayor highlighted some of the downtown development that has gone on recently — including the opening of The Old Iron Post restaurant which hosted the event — and requested some public input for the proposed cultural district she is working to establish.
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.
For businesses along the shores of Lake Texoma, the three holiday weekends of summer can make or break a season. After heavy rains and floods brought a damper to Memorial Day and Fourth of July festivities, local businesses are preparing for a busy Labor Day weekend.
SAVOY — The Fannin County group that rode down to Austin last month to raise awareness for a local cold case is planning on doing another ride — one that is shorter and more local.
With the cooler September temperatures, many are itching to head outdoors. Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge provides a go-to area for individuals looking to enjoy nature, but the new season heralds some good news and bad news for visitors.
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.
BELLS — One trailer caused the Bells City Council to do some head scratching at its meeting Tuesday. Mayor Angela LeBlanc explained that one Bells resident races cars and uses a trailer to bring his car to the racetrack and back. The trailer will sit in his driveway, and occasionally on the street, but the size of the trailer has created some issues for the neighborhood.