Few writers can hope to leave as large of an impact on their friends and community as Jessie Stephens. The long-time Herald Democrat columnist died Monday after battling cancer. She was 70 years old.
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Bryan Tapia takes advantage of Tuesday’s warm weather to play outside on the second day of spring break in Sherman.
Grayson County commissioners met in executive session for nearly an hour Tuesday before coming out and announcing the County is now looking for a new director for the Grayson County Health Department.
Denison police arrested two men Monday afternoon who were involved in a dispute, one of whom allegedly pointed a rifle at the officers.
Grayson County commissioners Tuesday awarded a bid for the addition of electrical power at Loy Park to Russel Madden of Whitesboro for $52,000. Once installed later this spring, the power will serve the new LED lights purchased by Holiday Lights for the 2013.
Unlike other competitions at the Texoma Exposition & Livestock Show, entries into the breeding beef division, commonly referred to as the “Heifer Show,” aren’t vying to be selected for the show’s premium auction. Instead, each exhibitor is competing only for the honor of having her or his animal named as the supreme champion and for prize money generously donated by local and area businesses, farms, ranches and individuals who sponsor the competition.
Strands of colors — reddish pink, irridescent green, yellow blond - accented her dark hair. A black felt, fedora-styled hat with a checkered trim added to the look. At first sight, 17-year-old Farrah Chalue was like many teens, expressing her individuality with hair color and clothing styles. However, when she quietly stepped behind the row of holding pens at Wednesday’s rabbit competition at the Texoma Exposition & Livestock Show, her true individuality began to shine. The bright teenager wearing a zebra print, pink trimmed apron was the show judge.
It’s last call for bread sticks. Sherman’s Little Italy Ristorante will close its doors Tuesday after six years of slinging spaghetti and moving mozzarella. Proprietor Dana Tennyson said the shuttering is owed to an escalating dispute between her landlord and a nearby neighbor over a poorly located grease trap.
When it comes to ingenuity, planning and old-fashioned elbow grease, the students competing in the Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show Ag Mechanics division are experts. The end results were proof of that.
Mia Pitzer gets a push from her dad, Kelley, Monday afternoon at Pecan Grove park in Sherman. Monday marked the first day of spring break for many schools across the area.