Subscribe to Local RSS feed


Sherman police raid turns up drugs

Officers with the Sherman Police Department’s Special Response Team knocked-in the door of a home on the 300 block of FM 1417 Tuesday, finding more than $12,000 worth of methamphetamine, 1.5 gallons of codeine syrup — commonly called “lean” or “purple drank” — and two sleeping individuals inside, said a press release from the SPD. Officials seized the drugs along with $2,200 in cash, as well as scales and other drug packaging materials, placing a 27-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman under arrest at the scene.

GCRMA continues talk on XTO pipeline

The Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority received an update on an offer from XTO Energy to install a pipeline across North Texas Regional Airport- Perrin Field property during a regular meeting Thursday morning. The board tabled the matter without taking action on the request as it gathers more information before signing the agreement.

SEDCO reflects, looks to 2015

The Sherman Economic Development Corporation revisited many of its successes from the previous year Tuesday before turning its attention to 2015 during a joint meeting between the SEDCO Board of Directors and the Sherman City Council, which is the organization’s authorizing body. During the meeting, SEDCO’s budget and Program of Work were both approved by unanimous votes.

Contests and Promotions

AC volunteer fair helps students give back

Thursday at lunchtime, the Wright Student Center at Austin College was as busy as ever. Students were everywhere, carrying trays from the cafeteria or bustling past with an armful of books. Normally these students would pass through the building quickly, or maybe grab a comfy chair in the atrium. But Thursday was not a normal day.