Grayson County commissioners Tuesday wasted little time getting behind a plan to give Pottsboro Independent School District some land that once housed a County Precinct barn.
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Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown and County Veterans Services Officer Jimmy Petty received the Grayson County Commissioner’s Court’s blessing Tuesday for a program aimed at helping distressed veterans stay out of jail.
The Denison Zoning Board of Adjustments approved two requests for variances to the city’s sign ordinance during a meeting Tuesday.
Grayson, Fannin and Cooke county school superintendents are putting up an organized front to oppose what would likely be Grayson County’s first open-enrollment charter school. Superintendents from many of the districts met Wednesday to draft a resolution.
The Sherman City Council on Monday approved the issuance of $2.5 million in revenue bonds to undertake the first phase of a major upgrade to its water treatment plant. The bonds, which will be issued through the Greater Texoma Utility Authority in order to gain a preferred interest rate, will finance the planning, acquisition and design services of the $20 million project.
With recent rains and a wet start to 2015, parts of the Texoma region have experienced a slight reprieve from the drought that has plagued the area for the past three years. Still, water levels at Lake Texoma remain unseasonably low.
Nearly three years ago, the city of Denison took steps to revitalize its historic Main Street by creating an entertainment district, with visions of live music, restaurants and other attractions. Now the city has taken a big step to make that vision of an entertainment destination into a reality by green lighting initial plans for the Texas Trail Brewing Co.
Grayson County Sheriff Keith Gary announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2016. He said he does plan to complete his current term which will expire on Dec. 31, 2016.
Howard Day, a Sherman resident and adjunct professor at Grayson College announced Wednesday that he is running for Grayson County Sheriff the March 1, 2016 primary election.
A proposed energy plant in Van Alstyne, its safety and other concerns were topics of a public meeting held Tuesday night and hosted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.