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SISD revives scholarships for top students

For 20 years, Sherman Independent School District has had a policy stating that its top students will be given a $1,500 scholarship from the Board of Trustees. But this came as news to some Board members. At their Monday night policy review workshop, the Board heard that this policy has not been followed for some time.

Grayson College looks at canceling election

Grayson College’s Board of Trustees will consider canceling the college’s Trustee election slated for November. The decision is expected to come when the Board meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday for its monthly meeting. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will take place at the Administrative Services Boardroom at the Denison campus.

White House lays out antibiotic plan

WASHINGTON — After years of warnings from the science and medical communities about the depletion of the world’s arsenal of effective antibiotics, President Barack Obama directed federal agencies Thursday to significantly ramp up their efforts to deal with the threat.