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Sherman City Council tables extended hours for alcohol sales

The Sherman City Council tabled an idea Monday to extend the hours that some businesses could sell alcoholic beverages. The council also continued the city’s prosperous connection with Panda Power through tax abatements and rebates for the company’s newest project. Finally, the council passed an ordinance against engine braking in the city limits.

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Pottsboro ISD board looks to lower tax rate

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.

Plyler hopes to build Sherman as mayor

After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.