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New hospital proposed in south Sherman, but industrial neighbors say it would prevent their growth

Sherman city leaders have a bit of a happy problem on their hands — but a conundrum nonetheless. A consortium of area physicians, working in partnership with the Baylor Health Care System, is working to build a small, state-of-the-art hospital in south Sherman, with 75 to 100 patient beds, many of which would overlook Stone Creek Golf Course.

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Sherman P&Z OKs Tyson plan

The Sherman Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved a request by Tyson Foods to greatly expand the company’s loading dock in order to accommodate increased truck traffic. Tyson representatives provided materials to the Commission showing the truck loading area will be more than doubled in size in order to service the 1,000-odd trucks that use the dock each week.

Denison receives progress report on demolition program

In an effort to clean up the city, Denison leaders have taken strides in recent years to remove the blight from aging neighborhoods in the community. When the city started its program of demolishing unsafe, blighted buildings several years ago, the city was averaging 30 demolitions per year with more than 300 buildings under consideration.

Historic Sherman outpost to be revamped

The number above the door says only “27,” but the actual address is 127 N. Walnut St. It sits at a bizarre, 70-degree angle to the street. Its cramped, 352-square-foot interior is a decoupage reflecting 125 years of evolving choices in interior design.