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Renshaw seeks re-election to SISD Board

Being a mother of four and a teacher’s aide has given Cathy Renshaw experience that she said has helped her serve on the Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees for the past 15 years. She said she hopes that experience carries her to another term.

Cruz, Paxton highlight Republican gala

In a keynote that was equal parts history lesson, sermon and political stump speech, Rafael Cruz, father of Texas senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, kept rapt the 185 attendees of the Grayson County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner Saturday night.

Howe ISD to discuss election, district goals

HOWE — The Howe Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss the revision of the joint election agreement with the city of Dorchester. There will also be a budget workshop during the meeting to discuss district and board goals for the 2015-16 school year.

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Denison P&Z to consider zoning change for American Legion post

The Denison Planning and Zoning Commission will convene at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a regular meeting at Denison City Hall, located at 500 W. Chestnut. The Commission will hear a request submitted by the American Legion for a zoning change from multi-family one district to central area district for a property located at 419 W. Crawford. The applicant is planning to offer bingo at the location.

MOMENTS WITH THE MINISTER: Jesus’ last words in this life

There are seven sayings of Jesus from the cross. For him to speak, he must raise himself up on three points of pain—the nails in his wrists and his feet. If a man relaxed on the cross, his lungs would fill up with air; the only way to breathe out was to raise himself up on the cross. His pain increased each time he spoke his final words.