AUSTIN — Texas drivers won't be able to put Confederate license plates on their vehicles after a state board unanimously rejected the proposed design Thursday.
Sherman and Denison will mark the service of area veterans with Veterans Day parades on Friday and Saturday.
History will come alive this weekend at Grayson County Frontier Village when the Col. George Reeves' 11th Texas Cavalry Camp 349, Sons of Confederate Veterans host a two day living history Friday and Saturday.
Meeting just one day before the election, Sherman City Council members took the opportunity Monday night to remind voters to go to the polls Tuesday. Though there is also a state constitutional amendment election, Sherman city residents can cast ballots for councilors and to continue, or not, the use of the local sales and use tax to provide revenue for the maintenance and repair of city streets.
ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistan is training 8,000 additional people to protect the country's nuclear arsenal, which the U.S. fears could be vulnerable to penetration by Islamist militants at war with the West, the Pakistani military said.
DURANT, Okla. – High school juniors and seniors, and their parents and families may attend two events at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Native American Visitation Day and SE Live Open House will both take place Wednesday on the Durant campus.
MOSCOW (AP) The Russian historian had always been open about his interest in the dead and eagerly described how he loved to rummage through cemeteries, studying grave stones to uncover the life stories behind them.
Now let me understand this correctly. From the recent news article entitled Denison Reorganization, the city gets a new city manager who says "he's going to make needed changes. That he treats every employee with dignity and respect." Five of the top employees are "leaving", one of whom gave 31 years of dedication to the city that proves she cared about her job by the amount of money owed to her for vacations and sick leave she evidently didn't take.
The Thanksgiving holiday with its many cherished traditions is just a few weeks away. Though today's Thanksgiving celebration is different than its humble beginning, the beloved November holiday is still a time for family, friends and food.
The general election Tuesday is primarily considered a state proposition voting, but there are major local issues on the ballots in Sherman, Bonham and Tioga.
NEW YORK (AP) Andy Rooney, the curmudgeonly commentator who spent more than 30 years wryly talking about the oddities of life for "60 Minutes," died Friday night, CBS said. He was 92.
Three photographs created by local photographer John Spears of Quin Studio in Sherman, were recently judged in print competition at the 2011 Southwest Professional Photographers of America Regional Convention and received scores of 80 out of 100, earning a service merit for each print. The prints are titled "Caddo Lake" (81), "Lauren" (80), and "Proud To Have Served" (80) and are on display at the studio.
Former Sherman Library Director Hope Waller died Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Mrs. Waller ran the Sherman Library for 33 years before retiring in 2000.
It's a great feeling to know that there still are kind, patriotic, grateful and many other good adjectives in this world. Sometimes we forget just how many caring people we come across in a day's time.
HOWE — Winning is a tradition with the Howe High School Marching Band, and that tradition continues Monday at the Alamodome in San Antonio when the 71 band members go for the school's fourth UIL Class 2A state championship.
Austin College's emphasis on service to others was enhanced 20 years ago through the creation of the College's Service Station, operated by a student board, matching needs in the community with students seeking volunteer opportunities. Continuing it's established history, more than 16,000 hours of service were reported through the Service Station last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) Cyberattacks by Chinese and Russian intelligence services, as well corporate hackers in those countries, have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, and that stolen information has helped build their economies, U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded.
MANILA, Philippines — She came into the world at two minutes before midnight, a tiny, wrinkled girl born into a struggling Manila family. On Monday, she became a symbol of the world's population reaching 7 billion people and all the worries that entails for the planet's future.