Local News
  • Dozens of vintage vehicles will be traveling through Bonham on Saturday, August 23 for the 46th running of the Bugtussle Trek. Creative Arts Center will host trekkers at their rest stop in Bonham and refreshments will be provided.
  • (L-R) Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter, Kasi Holcomb-Webb, Colton Adams and Rotarian Kelly Royse
  • Report- August 13, 1400 Block Chinner St. Reporting Officer Sgt. Joe Gentry. Officers responded to a call for a disturbance. The altercation was verbal only and one party left the residence for the evening. Informational report.
  • Detective Jeremy Cox with the Sherman Police Department will be the speaker. Detective Cox has 19 years of law enforcement experience. The event will be held on August 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the T.V. Munson Viticulture and Enology Center. The Munson Center is located on the Grayson College West Extension, near the entrance of the North Texas Regional Airport.
  • The public and interested stakeholders are invited to attend a TWDB Board work session Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:00 p.m. and comment on the rule development process for state water plan funding through the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) and State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas (SWIRFT). (Please note the start time is later than our regularly scheduled meetings)



  • A seminar for anyone interested in learning more about the world of franchising before making the final decision to buy is being offered free of charge by the Grayson College Small Business Development Center, Denison Chamber of Commerce, Denison Main Street and the Denison Development Alliance. “Career Security Through Franchise Ownership” is scheduled to meet from 10:00 am – Noon on Thursday, Aug. 21.
  • Finding help in Texas is easier since the re-launch of the 2-1-1 Texas website, www.211texas.org. The site is a comprehensive guide to community resources in Texas.
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • The date/time for the public ribbon cutting and dedication ceremonies for Munson Stadium has been changed to: Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Munson Stadium because of construction delays caused by recent and multiple rain/weather events. (The dedication was originally scheduled for August 22 at 8:30 a.m.).
  • Sherman, Texas, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Sherman is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Low-Cost Cities” in the September/October issue, available nationwide on Aug. 12, 2014.
  • A "Lunch 'n Learn" Docent Orientation and Training session will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the 1896 Room. If you are interested in learning more about Denton County, are eager to meet people who share your interests and are enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge with others contact Gretel L’Heureux, Tourism Coordinator, at 940-349-2850 or e-mail Gretel.L’Heureux@dentoncounty.com.
  • The Children & Community Health Center of McKinney is adopting a new name. The organization will now be known as Community Health Clinic.
  • On August 17, 2014, the investigation came to a point where probable cause was established by the detectives and a search warrant was obtained. That search warrant was executed immediately on a residence in the 2300 block of Taylor Street. Following the execution of the warrant, the subject admitted to circulating images and videos he knew to be child pornography. The 31-year-old Commerce resident identified as Erion Eugene Shirley was immediately placed under arrest for possession of child pornography and was later transported to the Hunt County Jail.
  • Thanks to you, we're 90% of the way toward our goal of $10,000 by Labor Day! It's First Down and Goal! Will you take us to the Touchdown?
  • Copper Breaks State Park will offer the state-approved Hunter Safety course on Saturday, August 23, 2014, according to Wendell Barberee, lead ranger and Hunter Safety instructor at the park.
  • The Region C Water Planning Group (RCWPG) will hold a public meeting 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 18, 2014, at the Trinity River Authority Central Wastewater Treatment Plant as part of the regional water planning process in North Central Texas.