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  • The City of Denison in Grayson County was granted $200,000 to improve trails at Waterloo Lake Regional Park. Improvements include renovating existing trails and constructing a new 0.5-mile concrete trail and retaining walls, as well as improving the parking lot, signs and bridges.
  • (L-R) Rainey Cockrill, Sam Rayburn ISD; Shanna Bennett, Trenton ISD; Alexis Anderson, Bonham ISD; Callie Daniel, Savoy ISD; Ariane Rushing, Ector ISD; Payton Watson, Leonard ISD; Kimberly Ragains, Fannindel ISD; and Tyra Hemingway-Ackerman, Honey Grove ISD. Not pictured - Jenna Wallace, Dodd City ISD. Back row (L-R): Commissioner Jerry Magness, Commissioner Gary Whitlock, James R. McCormick, Deputy Director of Secure Facilities Division at Community Education Centers; Spanky Carter, Fannin County Judge; Ray Thompson, Fannin County Jail Warden; Dean Lackey, Fannin County Pct. 4 Commissioner; and Stan Barker, Fannin County Pct. 2 Commissioner.
  • Airport kicks-off customer-focused programs to support a record-breaking summer travel forecast
  • The McKinney Public Library System is encouraging adults and children alike to beat summer boredom with a good book during their "Reading Gives You Superpowers" summer reading program starting in June.
  • Due to flooding, the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, headquarters, and all public roads and access areas are currently closed. At this time, senior and access passes are not available. Tram tours will not resume until flooding abates and roads are once again open to vehicles. Third Saturday Trail Hikes with Courtney Anderson are cancelled until the trails are reopened to the public. All activities that are normally held at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge have been cancelled for the next few weeks. This includes the Second Saturday presentation with Peter Schulze that had been scheduled for Saturday, June 13.
  • 1927 Ė The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A. The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Tin Lizzy, T‑Model Ford, Model T, or T) is an automobile that was produced by Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford's efficient fabrication, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting. The Ford Model T was named the most influential car of the 20th century in the 1999 Car of the Century competition, ahead of the BMC Mini, CitroŽn DS, and Volkswagen Type 1, and still makes top ten list of most sold cars (ranked nr. 8) as of 2012. Although automobiles had already existed for decades, their adoption had been limited, and they were still mostly scarce and expensive. Automobiles were considered extreme luxury for the common man until the Model T. The Model T set 1908 as the historic year that the automobile became popular for the mass market. The first production Model T was produced on August 12, 1908 and left the factory on September 27, 1908, at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan. On May 26, 1927, Henry Ford watched the 15 millionth Model T Ford roll off the assembly line at his factory in Highland Park, Michigan.