The city of Denison is projecting an increase in revenue for 2016, and expenses for the remainder of 2015 after an update on the 2016 budget on Monday. The increases come due to higher than expected property values and financing for storm recovery efforts for city roads and other repairs.
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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.
POTTSBORO — Quickly and quietly, smoking in Pottsboro city parks became illegal Monday night after the City Council unanimously vote to eliminate tobacco in all three of the city’s parks.
Grayson County commissioners held a 15-minute meeting Tuesday during which they approved several interlocal agreements.
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested and booked in Collin County Monday on three felony count securities law violations.
It’s something of a relief, if a mixed one, that the drought has surged into the role of the latest scourge to freak out California.
WASHINGTON — Amid heightened speculation about whether he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, Vice President Joe Biden remains at least a month from a decision and has largely left preparatory work to a small circle of trusted longtime aides.
WASHINGTON — In this summer of political gloom, the drumbeat from the American heartland to Washington has been relentless: Fix the economy. Fix the immigration system. Talk to each other.
BELLS — A wastewater lift station placed by mistake on a Bells’ citizen’s property is slated to be removed. The Bells City Council will discuss the lift station placed on Gary Smith’s property and the best way to continue removing it while working around his sewer lines at their next meeting on Monday.
The Sherman City Council will introduce and hold their first public hearing Monday on extending the hours of sale of alcoholic beverages. The meeting is at 5 p.m. at City Hall.