Firefighters battle Preston blaze (+video)
heralddemocrat.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:03:22 +0000
POTTSBORO — A fire erupted from a detached garage and spread to a home at the Lake Texoma community of Preston Tuesday afternoon. There were no injuries in the incident.
Commissioners approve plats for subdivisions
heralddemocrat.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:24:24 +0000
In a brief meeting, the Grayson County Commissioners approved several new plats and an irrevocable letter of credit for $76,500 for residential houses in the area.
Doctor camp for kids
star-telegram.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:59:22 CDT
Students ages 6 to 10 got the chance to explore the wonders of anatomy and learn more about what doctors do at the Dragon Doctors Camp June 13 to 16 … Click to Continue »
Taylor County Historical Commission to receive state honor
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:52:00 PDT
The head of the Taylor County Historical Commission isn’t sure how many consecutive years the organization has been honored with a Distinguished Service Award from the state. But, she’s pretty sure the record is impressive.
Man robbed, shot at east Arlington apartment complex
star-telegram.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:24:58 CDT
Victim was shot in the leg
Police were hunting for gunman
Shooting was at Windsprint Apartments… Click to Continue »
Paxton: Fort Worth superintendent’s transgender rules exceeded his authority
star-telegram.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:30:50 CDT
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday issued an opinion saying that the Fort Worth school superintendent who made headlines for formulating guidelines to accommodate transgender students exceeded his authority. … Click to Continue »
Denison manufacturers struggle to fill openings amid low unemployment
heralddemocrat.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:48:45 +0000
Local manufacturers and the Denison Development Alliance joined forces to find workers to fill local industrial jobs. The DDA hosted its first job fair at the Texoma Event Center focused on manufacturing jobs and on partnering prospective workers with Denison industries.
Weak front brings heavy rains to Abilene, Big Country
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:14:00 PDT
Rain is over; triple-digit temperatures possible on the Fourth of July.
Soldier accused of killing trainer at Arlington Walgreens indicted
star-telegram.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:51:53 CDT
Ricci Bradden, 22, still in custody
Anthony Antell Jr., 35, was shot May 2
Antell confronted Bradden in store parking lot… Click to Continue »
Crime Statistics: Abilene police chief says violent crime down despite murders
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:49:00 PDT
Number of homicides the same as this time last year, Chief Stan Standridge says.
Children act out stories from Bible during Baptist meeting
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:49:00 PDT
Maliyah dramatically pressed her hand against her chest, emphasizing the words of Jesus. “Let the children come to ME,” she said, reciting Scripture.
Abilene Homicide: Abilene police detail Sunday homicide
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:18:00 PDT
Donald Perkins was shot and killed Sunday night after being lured by one of the suspects under pretense of car trouble.
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