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DONNA HUNT: Forgotten books provide interesting tidbits  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

This weekend I began my semi-annual transfer of seasonal clothing from my clothes closet downstairs to an upstairs closet and vice versa. Since I don't go ...

Denison High School students battle it out for culinary competition  KXII-TV

'Chopped' came to life Thursday in the Denison High School kitchen as a group of culinary students competed to head to a state contest.

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 ...

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 ISD scrambles to deal with growth  KTEN

"We are using every available classroom at this time; we don't have any empty spaces," said Hyde Park Elementary Principal Kerry Kaai.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

A+ Athlete: Lindsay Looney, Denison  KXII-TV

This week's A+ Athlete is Lindsay Looney of Denison High School. Lindsay is a 5-time swimming state champion. Including 3 gold medals in the 200 IM, and 2 ...

'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 ...

Best of Texoma 2019 Top 3 finalists revealed  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Congratulations to all the Best of Texoma 2019 Top 3 Winners as determined from the results of the first ...

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 ...

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

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

Pedestrian killed by train in Denison  KTEN

Police said a train struck a man just before 9 p.m. on the tracks under the U.S. 91 overpass south of Commerce Drive.

Denison parents in custody after child's death  KTEN

John and Jennifer Arndt have been arrested and charged with injury to a child and child endangerment.

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 ...

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.

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 police: Mom fell asleep before crash that killed son  KTEN

A Denison man died Thursday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in the 1800 block of South Armstrong Avenue.

Guilty plea in Denison fatal shooting case  KTEN

SHERMAN, Texas -- A Denison man accused of shooting and killing a man outside a downtown bar last year pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge on ...

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 ...

Pedestrian dead after accident  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- A woman in Denison hit by a car and killed Friday morning.

Denison icon donating new preschool  KTEN

DENISON, Texas — A 90-year-old Denison icon is giving back to his hometown in a very special way with the priceless gift of education. If you are from Denison, ...

World's first Christian airline arrives in Denison  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- The world's first Christian airline charter *service* is one step closer to getting started in Denison.

$9 million office building announced in Denison  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- The City of Denison says a new medical office building will be going up near Texoma Medical Center in the Gateway Village.development.

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 ...

Denison celebrates opening of major new park  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- The City of Denison, the Texoma Health Foundation and Covenant Development cut the ribbon at the grand opening of THF Park on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ashburn’s Ice Cream mural to be restored  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

One of downtown Denison's longtime sights may soon get a facelift and return to the streetscape of Main Street. The owners of 613 W. Main recently announced ...

Prostitution arrest at Denison business  KTEN

Police said the arrest resulted from an investigation into "possible illegal activities" at the Happy Spa.

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 ...

DONNA HUNT: Old Denison High school bell finds permanent home  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Thursday and Friday were red letter days for Denison High School and the Denison Alumni Association. First there was homecoming with a parade and ...

Key Denison interchange to get makeover  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- Changes are coming to a portion of U.S. 75 in Denison. The City Council this week approved funding to reverse the ramps on the highway's ...

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.

DONNA HUNT: Spillway was location of Riverside School  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

I have written four columns in the last couple of months about Camp Denison, the German POW Camp that was located close to the spillway at the Denison Dam ...

Grayson County students get ready for livestock show  KTEN

Students from across the Grayson County arrived at Loy Lake Park in Denison with pigs and goats on Monday afternoon.

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 ...

DONNA HUNT: Denison doctor helped bring future president into world  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Since President's Day was actually Monday, I'm a little late with my column on the birth of one U.S. president that actually was born in Denison. This may be a ...

Here's what's going on in Texoma for New Year's Eve  KTEN

If you don't have any plans for New Year's Eve, but want something to do - we've got you covered. ARDMORE, Okla. -- New Year's Eve party. Chevy's Club ...

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 ...

Starbucks is coming to Denison  KTEN

Work is underway on a new Starbucks restaurant across from Texoma Medical Center.

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: 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 ...

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.

Meet the owners of new Denison entertainment venue  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- HeyDay is coming to Denison. Now the owners of the dining and entertainment venue are talking about the story behind the business.

Retired firefighter found dead in Denison pool  KTEN

Police said the body of 79-year-old John Barnhill was discovered in the water by maintenance workers around 8:30 a.m..

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 ...

Man dies after Denison crash  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- A motorist who was seriously injured after his car collided head-on with another vehicle on a Denison highway Wednesday afternoon has ...

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."

Denison parlor offers tattoo re-do  KTEN

DENISON, Texas -- Have you ever done something you regret and then have to live with that decision for the rest of your life? Jennifer Carter has been living ...

Denison man guilty in 'love triangle' murder case  KTEN

Reynaldo Cruz of Denison was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday for the gunshot death of Daniel Hernandez in April.

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 ...

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 ...

Building a road to Sherman's new high school  KTEN

SHERMAN, Texas -- The Sherman City Council approved a measure Monday that will could eventually lead to easier access to the new high school now under ...

Sherman man dies in Denison motorcycle wreck  KTEN

Police said the driver of a motorcycle was killed when an SUV turned in front of it on South Armstrong Avenue.

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 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 ...

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.

Sherman plans St. Patrick's Day parade for Saturday  KTEN

Sherman Main Street director Sarah McRae said onlookers can expect to see horses, leprechauns and all shades of green.

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 ...

Train hits man on tracks near Denison  KTEN

The Union Pacific crew said they couldn't stop the freight before hitting a man who was lying on the tracks.

Denison's Siems signs with Bacone  KXII-TV

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

Tioga poised to open new high school  KTEN

Tioga Independent School District Superintendent Charles Holloway said the old campus wasn't big enough for the town's surging population.

Sherman cafe gets international recognition for coffee  KTEN

SHERMAN, Texas -- A local coffee shop is getting global recognition after winning a silver and two bronze medals in the Golden Bean North American Coffee ...

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.

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 ...

Texoma Livestock Expo hosted the third annual 'Showing with Heart'  KXII-TV

The Texoma Livestock Expo hosted their third annual Showing with Heart event, where special needs kids in Grayson County were able to show off some ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Family opens CBD store after life changing experience.  KTEN

SHERMAN, Texas -- The Federal Drug Administration still isn't recognizing Cannabidoil as a prescription, but The owner of Texoma American Shaman says it ...

First Texoma baby of 2019 born at Wilson N. Jones  KTEN

It's a story of firsts for one Texoma family and the doctor who delivered the first baby of 2019.

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 ...

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 ...

Finisar being sold to competitor  KTEN

Finisar, the high tech sensor manufacturer with a new facility in Sherman that makes key components for Apple iPhones, announced Friday it's being purchased ...

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 ...

Accused drug dealer arrested in Pottsboro  KTEN

After executing a raid in the 100 block of Fry's Lane, investigators said they found six pounds of marijuana, 29 grams of THC wax and $48000 in cash.

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.

Gunter Takes On Holiday In Playoff Rematch  KTEN

GUNTER, TX - "We are really excited, we love football and we have always had a high standard here and being able to be focused and play how we play," said ...

Deputies search for missing S&S students  KTEN

Thirteen-year-old Destynee Torres and 14-year-old Ashton Willingham were last seen walking from S&S Middle School on Tuesday afternoon.

New Denison High School months from completion  KXII-TV

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

Sheriff ready to investigate Sherman priest abuse cases  KTEN

SHERMAN, Texas -- Now that sexual abuse allegations have been publicly raised against three former Sherman clergymen, the Grayson County Sheriff's Office ...

Sherman child abuse suspect returns to court  KTEN

Frederick Harper, 31, was charged with intentional injury to a three-year-old boy in the 2016 incident.

Two injured in Denison motorcycle accident  KTEN

Police said the rear tire of the bike blew out on U.S. 75 just north of the Morton Street exit Thursday afternoon.

Ex-Teacher Allegedly Had Tryst With Denison Student Hours After Resigning  KTEN

DENISON, TX -- We have new details in the case of a teacher who turned herself in Wednesday on a charge of improper relationship with a student.

PHOTO: Actors advance to bi-district contest | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School's One-Act Play cast advanced to the bi-district UIL competition after placing in the top three at the district competition Saturday, March 9, ...

Jury: Sherman man guilty in child sex abuse case  KTEN

Carroll Gene Henderson was babysitting for two young girls when police were called to investigate a disturbing scene.

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 ...

Man found dead near Sherman food processing plant  KTEN

A man's body was discovered in the cab of a truck Thursday morning near the Tyson Foods plant.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

AVID tutoring program benefits DHS students  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The first year of high school can be a difficult one for students, but for freshman at Denison High School, a newly introduced tutoring program known as AVID is ...

Sherman emergency center closes after 8 months  KTEN

A spokesman for the Emergency Center of North Texas said they simply ran out of funding.

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