Earth Day Texoma 2014 has announced a full roster of entertainment for its sixth annual outing that starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sherman Municipal Grounds, 405 N. Rusk in Sherman.
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Rebecca Chase of Texoma Community Center will address Grayson County commissioners Tuesday about a request to replace the blue ribbons around the trees on the courthouse square with green ones.
The Denison City Council will consider an amendment to a city ordinance on Monday which will allow for microbreweries and brew pubs in the downtown area. The request for the amendment comes after it was approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission last week. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Denison City Hall, located at 500 Chestnut St.
The first annual “BEACHES on a Mission” Lake Texoma Trash Bash will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
The Sherman Independent School District Board will take up mostly routine matters when they meet at 5 p.m. on Monday.
The Greater Texoma Utility Authority will take action on the proposed city of Krum Wastewater Treatment Plant project on Monday during its regular meeting. The Board will consider the sale of a bond for the project and consider awarding the contract for the project. The meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the GTUA administrative offices, located at 5100 Airport Dr. in Denison.
The Sherman City Council struggled Friday with how to address a $1.6 million annual budget deficit in future years, as the city’s chief financial officer Robby Hefton delivered sobering news during an afternoon meeting at City Hall. The City has been drawing down utility fund balances in recent years in order to get through the recession without cuts to services, but that particular budget sleight-of-hand has now run its course, leaving councilors with nothing but tough choices.
BONHAM — The Fannin County Commissioners Court will designate a CTERZ representative and an officer to be the Local Rabies Control Authority at their next regular meeting, 9 a.m. Monday at the Fannin County Courthouse.
About 50 children stared excitedly at a sea of 4,000 colorful, plastic eggs spread out before them Saturday morning on the front lawn of Truth Church in Denison. The massive Easter egg hunt was the main attraction of the church’s annual “Egg-stravaganza” event.
Grayson County Clerk Wilma Bush told Commissioners this week that her office has recently completed quite a project. She said after countless hours of planning and work, her office finally has a digital map of wet and dry areas of Grayson County. Wet and dry referring, of course, to the places where alcohol can be sold, and not to the areas that have received recent rainfall.