GUNTER – The Tigers will have to change gears in a hurry when they take on the New Diana Eagles at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Class 3A Division II state quarterfinal at Royse City.The Eagles (10-3) sport a pass-oriented offense that averages 499.7 yards and 46.3 points per game.
DENISON, Texas — Several families grew a little larger on Wednesday as Grayson County joined in on National Adoption Day celebrations. “You know this is Grayson, it’s National Adoption Day, and it’s an opportunity for CPS to adopt kids and bring some exposure to the program,” said Grayson County Judge Bill Magers.
In addition to bragging rights, Friday’s Battle of the Ax football game at Bearcat Stadium will have a lot riding on it for the mayors of Sherman and Denison.Sherman Mayor David Plyler and Denison Mayor Jared Johnson have once again wagered their outfit for an upcoming city council meeting on the outcome of the game.
Nov. 04–A second runway at North Texas Regional Airport — Perrin Field could soon be opened. Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said opening the second, shorter runway could leave more time for bigger planes to use the one that is currentl
Grayson County Commissioners recently got a partial look at the likely path for a future toll road through Grayson County.Commissioners got the update from Bill Benton, the head of the committee they appointed to handle the right-of-way acquisition for the project.
Grayson County commissioners were all smiles Tuesday as they approved a resolution supporting Meals on Wheels of Texoma’s submission of a grant application the Texas Department of Agriculture.Executive Director Greg Pittman said the $15,000 that the county gives the program will serve as a cash match for the grant application for what he called “stopgap” funding.
Saturday night marked the 17th year in a row that folks have attended the Boot Scootin’ Ball in Pottsboro to support Preston Volunteer Emergency Services, which serves the nearly 100-square-mile area surrounding Pottsboro.The extra large indoor arena of the Bar-K R ranch once again offered shelter for the event that featured hundreds of boot-wearing ladies and gentlemen who showed their support for the emergency services providers by purchasing tickets to the event and bidding on the
North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field is one step closer to receiving more than $550,000 of federal funding annually as the U.S. Department of Transportation started a review this week of the cost-benefit ratio for a funding program.The announcement was made by U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe during an event in Sherman Wednesday afternoon.
Oct. 14–The TAPS Public Transit board of directors has approved a $2.59 million budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The budget was passed during a meeting on Oct. 2 – the first day of the fiscal year. The budget calls for $2,595,361 in expenses and revenue for the fiscal year, leaving the transit agency with a flat budget.
Grayson County and the cities of Sherman and Denison will be increasing their local contribution to TAPS Public Transit by five percent for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.