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A man sentenced to die for killing four Grayson County men 30 years ago has filed an appeal with the United States Supreme Court in an effort to stop his impending execution.
More than 90 pilots are expected in Texoma over the weekend for the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships next week. The event, which will be held at North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field, will showcase the talents of pilots from across the country as they compete for the US title.
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.
The Grayson County Health Department has a renewed focus: Educating Grayson County residents on their health, so maybe they don’t have to visit the hospital.
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.
SHERMAN — Newspapers called it the “Weird Babble of Tongues,” when they reported on the movement of the Azusa Street Revival. But the testimony it gave in 1904 continued to inspire people through the years and can be found even today near the end of South Travis Street in Sherman. Evangelist Jeffrey Leake leads the old fashioned tent revival next to Danny’s Paint and Body Shop every night at 8 p.m. until Sunday. He claims the old fashioned title because they’re “gonna play the songs that your grandma and grandpa listened to, the old Christian basic ones that have been around hundreds of years.” He says his revival traces back to the Azusa Street Revival with William Seymour.
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.
The city of Denison will be the destination for athletes from across the country as it hosts the Denison Red River Rampage. The event will feature three triathlon races throughout the weekend, including an Olympic-length race on Sunday.
POTTSBORO — Team of Eight training took place at a special meeting for the Pottsboro Independent School Board of Trustee on Tuesday. The seven board members plus the superintendent form the eight members of the team that received special training from district architects to thoroughly train the board members in the process of bonds.