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Sherman budget powwow set for Thursday

Sherman city leaders will come together on Thursday and hash-out the details of the city’s finances for the 2016-2017 budget year. The meeting will be held at City Hall, and will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. If need be, the city has set aside Friday for negotiations, as well.

Housing needs the focus of new Denison task force

For the past year, ensuring a quality housing stock has been an ongoing priority and focus of the city of Denison. With the growth of jobs in manufacturing and health care and other development in the city expected to continue in the coming years, the city faces a need for housing of all types, and income levels.

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Sherman restricts residential livestock on most lots

The Sherman City Council on Monday voted to adopt a more restrictive policy toward small livestock on most residential lots in the city. Under the newly adopted ordinance, any housing property of less than 1 acre will no longer be able to keep small livestock, including pigs and goats.

Commissioners look at replacing NTRA Director

Grayson County commissioners will start the process on Tuesday of finding a new leader for North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field. The Court will consider appointing two people to the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority selection committee that is looking at replacing NTRA Director Mike Shahan who announced earlier this month that he is leaving the area to take a job at an airport in South Texas.