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Student arrested for threatening to blow up Denison High School  KXII-TV

A 17-year-old Denison High School student was arrested Monday after he told classmates he was going to blow up the school.



Denison High student arrested after threat  KTEN

The 9th grade boy reportedly was upset over being called names, and allegedly said he wanted to "shoot up the school."



Denison ISD to add 2 full time school resource officers  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After months of discussions, the city of Denison formalized an agreement this week with the Denison Independent School District for the hiring of two permanent ...



Denison High senior to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade  KTEN

"I grew up watching it," said Stingerette Dance Team member Brittany Hicks. I've always wanted to do it and be in it -- and now it's come true, my dream!"



Former Denison High coach arrested for alleged inappropriate relationship  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article contains graphic *content*. A former Denison High School coach was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly engaged in an ...



Denison High dancers raise funds for NYC trip  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- Some Denison students are making plans to perform in the Big Apple. The Denison High School Stingerettes have been selected to march ...



'Inappropriate relationship' investigated at Denison High  KTEN

"School personnel stated a relationship between a DISD teacher and adult student has allegedly been ongoing for a few months," police spokesman Lt. Mike ...



DHS grads told to pay it forward  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

More than 250 students crossed Munson Stadium to accept their high school diploma Saturday evening as Denison High School held its graduation ceremony.



Denison ISD approves agreement for 2 new school resource officers  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Independent School District has finalized agreements that will allow it to hire two new, permanent school resource officers to provide security at ...



Denison ISD misconduct case forwarded to DA’s office  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Police Department forwarded the findings of its investigation into alleged misconduct between a Denison Independent School District educator and ...



Denison teacher being investigated for inappropriate relationship with student  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison Police have opened an investigation into alleged misconduct between a male Denison Independent School District educator and an 18-year-old ...



Denison ISD to implement new security measures for all district schools  KXII-TV

After a Denison school security forum a couple of weeks ago, the school said they're tightening security.



DONNA HUNT: DHS Alumni to honor distinguished group  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

When fall rolls around, it is time for schools to not only get excited about sporting games like football, but it is the time when most schools recognize former ...



Denison ISD makes national honor roll for College Board's AP  KXII-TV

Denison ISD got a special academic honor for the first time this year.



DONNA HUNT: B. McDaniel family comes to Denison  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Last week, I met a group of the nicest people one would ever want to meet and they had a history that tied right in with Denison's history and the history of the ...



A+ Athlete: Ryan Riddle, Denison  KXII-TV

This week's A+ Athlete is Ryan Riddle of Denison High School. To say Ryan is a star student may an under statement. He is ranked number one in his class.



Texas high school student arrested after threat to blow up school  KWTX

A 17-year-old Texas high school student was arrested after a threat to blow up his school.



Denison ISD expects to consider bond in next 18 months  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison Independent School District Superintendent Henry Scott discussed the potential for the district to call a bond within the next 18 months at the school ...



Judge throws out baseball players case against DISD  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A federal judge this week threw out a case filed by a former Denison High School baseball player back in 2016. The teen, Michael Wright, had alleged that ...



Denison defeats Sherman in Battle of the Ax Trash-Off  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Battle of the Ax football game may still be several days away, but Denison supporters claimed an early victory Saturday by collecting more trash than their ...



Denison High School restores, dedicates historic bell  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas -- A bell that dates back to 1874, when the city of Denison was only two years old, is now sitting on the high school campus.



Police investigating LSD-laced lollipops traded at Denison High School  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas (KXII) Denison Police are investigating after receiving a report of a student at Denison High School giving away lollipops he said he laced with ...



Denison ISD students, educators honored  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Education Foundation recently celebrated high-achieving students and the educators they say influenced them the most during the annual ...



Denison High student arrested for felony terroristic threat  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated throughout. A Denison High School freshman was arrested Sunday night after authorities discovered he said ...



DONNA HUNT: Colorful firsts gave Denison its start  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sometime when I am looking for something special, I find the most interesting thing. Such was the case of today's column. This town has had some interesting ...



Back to school info for Sherman ISD, Denison ISD  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Students and families of the Sherman and Denison independent school districts are encouraged to review the following information and dates in preparation for ...



Family settles Denison ISD lawsuit for $500,000  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -- The family of a Denison ISD special needs student is getting a half million dollars after their child had a run-in with a teacher's aid.



Denison Industries shows off new 3D sand printer  KXII-TV

Denison Industries is hoping to draw some new business, with their new 3D printer.



DONNA HUNT: High school quite different in 1920s  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

With school just getting underway in the area, I was thumbing through my very thick file on the old Denison High School, looking for some information about the ...



New Speed Zone for Denison High School Approved  KTEN

DENISON, TX - The Denison City Council came to an unanimous agreement Monday, to put in a new speed zone in front of Denison High School.Since the ...



Denison High student wins world powerlifting title  KTEN

"I definitely want to break some world records next year," said 17-year-old Kailey Jones. "That's the ultimate goal."



Grayson College celebrates Fall Commencement  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Grayson College celebrated its 59th commencement ceremony Friday with 130 of the 327 fall 2018 graduates walking the stage to the sound of applause from ...



Denison's Siems signs with Bacone  KXII-TV

Signing day at Denison High School, as Les Siems signs to play football at Bacone College.



Denison ISD settles federal lawsuit regarding special needs student  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -- The Denison ISD settled its lawsuit Monday involving Lisa and Brian Sexton. The Sextons sued the school district in 2016 alleging a ...



DONNA HUNT: Denison clippings bring back memories  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After I wrote Sunday's column about the Liberty Bell coming to Denison in 1915, I started to think about other happenings in our early days that I have written ...



City takes steps to develop old Denison High School property  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX -- The lot where the old Denison High School once stood is one step closer to being developed. Monday the city council voted once again to apply ...



Speed limit signs installed around Denison High School  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas -- A Texoma high school now has its long awaited school zone signs installed.



New Denison High School Reaching Final Stages of Construction  KTEN

DENISON, TX--- As Denison ISD nears the final stages of construction on its new high school, anticipation is definitely growing. Next fall, students will get to ...



Denison teen uses his own name to sue district over comment and playing status  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A Denison teen whose parents sued the district for him back in April of 2016, has now added his own name to the suit. When Michael Wright filed the case ...



Denison ISD settles case with family of disabled student  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated throughout.) The Denison Independent School District has settled a federal lawsuit filed against it last year.



Ex-Denison HS teacher arrested for having an improper relationship with a student  KXII-TV

COLEMAN, TX -- A former Denison High School teacher was arrested Wednesday afternoon accused of having an improper relationship with a student. Denison ...



DONNA HUNT: Growing up in 1940s was different world  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

To some people, the year 1940 sounds like a million years ago. To others its memory is still vivid. About 25 years ago, while I still was working at my daily job at ...



Denison ISD settles Sexton case for $500K  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After multiple open records requests, a law firm representing the Denison Independent School District released that the district settled a May lawsuit for $500000.



Pirate adventure helps introduce new Denison ISD teachers to community  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -- Before the first school bells ring, 68 new teachers at Denison ISD traveled to five different spots in Denison to go on a pirate adventure.



Denison ISD launches summer meal program  KXII-TV

According to the Texas Education Agency, about 46% of children in Grayson County are eligible for free meals. That's why Denison ISD is doing their part in ...



DONNA HUNT: Texoma’s Coney Island once thrived here  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The fall season is just a few days away and that means summer is almost over. But there was a time, a number of years ago, when a place not far from the ...



DHS theater uses Neverland to teach real world skills  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison High School theater department is using its current production to showcase skills students are learning in their core classes. When parents, area ...



Suspect arrested in Denison murder  KXII-TV

A man wanted for a murder in Denison earlier this week was booked into the Grayson County Jail early Saturday morning.



New Denison High School Plans  KXII-TV

The first pictures and video, of the new high school, came out this week. The animated video shows the nearly 300000 square foot building that will be built on ...



Local shelters, organizations overcrowding due to cold weather  KXII-TV

Places like the Grayson County Shelter and Family Promise in Sherman have been busier than usual with the freezing temperatures.



Denison actor reflects on life  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -- Denison resident David Harrod's love for acting started by watching the Little Rascals. This inspired him to want to be an actor. But that ...



Brian Hander announces candidacy for Denison City Council-Place 6  North Texas e-News

Brian Hander is a 2008 graduate of Denison High School and a 2014 graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy where he ...



DONNA HUNT: Madonna Hospital followed city facility  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

There have been a lot of questions and comments on Facebook over the last few days about Madonna Hospital. I guess the demolition of Central Ward School ...



Denison Development Alliance seeks input in future of 159 acres of land  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Development Alliance is searching for the best use for more than 150 acres of land near the city's northern border. Officials with the economic ...



From Denison HS to Denver Broncos, Taylors celebrate son's success  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas -- Jordan Taylor is a former Denison High School and Rice University football standout. His 2015 season has been spent on the Denver ...



Sherman-Denison among highest for graduation rates, report says  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A recent analysis of school districts throughout the country found that Sherman and Denison ranked among the highest for graduation rates, 24/7 Wall St.



Denison Education Foundation celebrates top students, educators  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Recognizing Denison High School's top students and their most influential educators, the Denison Education Foundation celebrated its annual "Scholars Among ...



Denison gets update on $45M downtown improvements  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison City Council recently received an update on the $45 million plans to revitalize and redesign the city's downtown. The project, which is nicknamed ...



Parents of special needs student sue DISD over alleged attack of child  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The parents of a special needs student at Denison High School have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a DHS employee manhandled the student and that the ...



New Denison High School months from completion  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX -- The new Denison High School is just months away from completion.



Texoma flu season one of the worst in recent years  KXII-TV

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- In comparison to the last few nearly ten years, this year's flu season is one of the worst so far in Texoma, and local schools and hospitals ...



Denison, French students share their cultures  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Neither language barriers nor fear of the unknown phased a group of Denison High School and Cognac, France students. They didn't hesitate to hop a plane ...



Local educators running for office in Oklahoma  KXII-TV

While others plan to keep on at the Capitol until the Legislature approves more funding, educators like Republican David Bullard, who filed for the District 6 ...



Denison Unveils $66 M in Projects: High School, Munson Stadium  KTEN

DENISON, TX -- It was a week delayed, but worth the wait. Denison's revamped Munson Stadium has finally opened it's doors. The finishing touches are still ...



Singer from Denison releases debut album  KTEN

DENISON -- Today is the debut of a new album by an artist from Denison. He's now touring the country to promote. Fans know Somo from his music.



DDA prepping 159 acres along Hwy. 75 for future development  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Following Finisar Corp.'s arrival in Sherman, Denison is hoping to attract a major manufacturer for more than 150 acres of land the Denison Development ...



Denison Homecoming parade to be held Thursday  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Correction: An earlier version of this article erred in listing the start time of the parade. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. The 2016 Denison High School ...



Former Texoma teacher and football coach goes Hollywood on us  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas -- A well known Texoma teacher and coach has gone Hollywood on us. If you look closely at some of the scenes from the HBO show The ...



Denison approves first food truck park  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison City Council unanimously approved the conditional use permit for a new food truck park in downtown Denison Monday. The proposed food truck ...



Pottsboro, Sherman high schools among top campuses in Texas  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Grayson County school districts are no stranger to nationally recognized publications. And after "U.S. News & World Report" reviewed data for more than 21000 ...



Miss Lake Texoma pageant revived after half-century hiatus  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

More than half a century after it was hosted for the first and only time, the Miss Lake Texoma beauty pageant has returned.The two-night competition was brought ...



DONNA HUNT: Good news for replacing Justin Raynal oblique  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The bad news is that in about 2006, the stacked stone oblique in memory of Justin Raynal was struck by an automobile and broken into large stones.The good ...



Denison friends, classmates talk about heroic pilot Capt. CB Sullenberger  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX ― C.B. “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who saved the lives of 150 passengers Thursday evening in New York, is remembered by his classmates ...



Carson and Barnes brings circus to town  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Carson and Barnes Circus brought the big top and big animals from the past and present to Texoma Friday, when it stopped at Midway Mall for three days of ...



Texoma celebrates 30 years of partnering with Reba McEntire  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Local officials, volunteers and supporters joined with country music artist Reba McEntire Friday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Reba's Ranch House.



Former Denison teacher accused of having sex with a student appears in court  KXII-TV

GRAYSON CO., Texas -- A former Denison High School teacher who's allegedly admitted to having sex with a student appeared in court Thursday morning.



Denison Yellow Jacket DJ Jones Remembered  KTEN

Cartwright, OK--Dresean Jones, or better known as DJ, was a star on the Grid Iron for Denison High School, but early Friday morning his life was cut short.



Denison students learn about Black History  KXII-TV

DENISON,TX---Students ended Black History Month with a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. "We need to know where we've come from, so we don't end up ...



DONNA HUNT: Playground with water pad coming to Forest Park  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

When summer arrives, children of Denison could have a brand new playground in Forest Park. The Denison Rotary Club is hoping to make that happen, ...



Longtime Grayson Co. lawman leaves legacy of service  KXII-TV

Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt announced on his Facebook page Wednesday morning that Grayson County Sheriff's Office Capt. Rickey Wheeler has lost his ...



Denison teacher indicted for improper relationship with student  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX-- A former Denison High School teacher accused of having an improper relationship with a student...has been indicted by a Grayson County ...



Yellow Jacket Boat Company resurfaces to help Denison school  KTEN

DENISON -- They were endorsed by Roy Rogers and marketed as the hottest vessel on the market in the 1950's. Yellow Jacket boats became anchored in ...



Denison HS student gets double lung transplant  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX - The National Network of Organ Donors says 19 people die every day in this country waiting for an organ transplant, but one Denison High ...



Man charged with murder in Denison beating death  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX - Denison Police say 44-year-old Robert Kane was found beaten to death outside the Towne Pub early Sunday morning. Now one man ...



DONNA HUNT: Eating out: a pastime  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A pastime of many people today seems to be "eating out." If you don't believe me, try walking in and being seated immediately on a Friday night in most any ...



Shirley Diane Kroll  The Navasota Examiner

Mrs. Shirley Diane Kroll, 59, of Richards, went home to be with her Lord and Savior while holding her husband's hand Friday, June 1, 2018, after a long battle ...



Denison ISD public campus tours to promote bond  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX--Denison I-S-D is preparing to ask voters for nearly $80 million in upgrades, but before election day, school leaders want the voters to see the ...



Former Denison HS principal named in cage fighting allegations at Dallas high school  KXII-TV

DALLAS ― School district documents show employees at a Dallas high school staged cage fights among troubled students making them settle their differences ...



Storms tear through Grayson County  KXII-TV

Click the player on the right to see video clips. GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. -- Strong storms, even a possible tornado, rolled through Grayson County Monday ...



Texoma Halloween Events  KTEN

UPCOMING TEXOMA HALLOWEEN EVENTS(Weather Permitting)Abundant Life Texoma Halloween Festival1307 N. Washington Ave. DurantOct 31, 6 ...



These Were the Most-Performed High School Musicals of 2015/2016  Smithsonian.com

Each year, thousands of high schools in the United States climb ev'ry mountain, paint their wagons and realize that they're hopelessly devoted to you.



Demons compete at Denison ISD Varsity Cup, go 1-1-2  Moore County News Press

So far into their 2017-2018 campaign, the Dumas varsity boys' soccer team has held their ground and remained steady.



Donna Hunt: Remembering John Hillerman  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Back in 1982, a group of schoolmates at St. Xavier's Catholic Academy gathered at St. Patrick's CCD Center for their annual barbecue benefit dinner. To the ...



Watson wins appeal; eligible to play for Pottsboro  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

AUSTIN — Hunter Watson told members of the University Interscholastic League's State Executive Committee on Tuesday that he'd forego football for baseball if ...



Details emerge in DJ Jones murder investigation  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK - According to an OSBI affidavit, obtained by KXII, former Denison High School football star D.J. Jones may have been killed as a result of a drug ...



Battle of the Axe rivalry ignites passion for community service  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Although the "Battle of the Axe" is known for its fierce rivalry on the gridiron, the competition between Denison and Sherman has evolved into an opportunity for ...



Final Suspect In D.J. Jones Murder Case Sentenced To 25 Years  KTEN

BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- The final suspect in the murder of a former Denison High School football player learned his fate today.



Denison HS graduate killed by McKinney police officers  KXII-TV

MCKINNEY, Texas -- It's been almost a week since a Denison father was shot and killed by McKinney police officers.



Asst. Secretary for Health, US Surgeon General meet with patients in Durant  KXII-TV

A free health clinic in Durant brought out more than just patients--some United States officials popped in to meet with local volunteers and learn about the impact ...



Leonard JV Blue takes second in Leonard Tournament  North Texas e-News

Leonard JV Blue defeated Wolfe City in the opening match of the tournament and then faced Bonham in the second round. After winning against Bonham, the ...



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