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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 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.



9th grader who threatened to "shoot up" Denison HS arrested  KXII-TV

A 9th grade Denison High School student was taken in to custody Thursday afternoon for threatening to 'shoot up the school,' police and school officials said ...



Texoma schools prepare for severe weather  KXII-TV

Texoma schools are no stranger to severe weather, and they have plans in place to make sure kids are safe when in their care.



Texas Football: Rising 2022 high school star RB Jadarian Price offered  Hook 'Em Headlines

A potential top running back in-state for the 2022 cycle emerged for Texas football recruiting of late with Denison's Jadarian Price.



Charter school looking at Sherman, Denison  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A new charter school is taking public input to gauge interest in bringing a new campus to either Sherman or Denison.Responsive Education Solutions recently ...



Denison's heritage: Yellow Jacket boats  KTEN

"My dad worked at the Yellow Jacket plant, so I was drawn to Yellow Jacket boats because of that," said Dennis Cheatham.



Denison hosts annual youth football camp  KXII-TV

The Denison Yellow Jackets are holding their annual youth football camp at Denison High School.



Area seniors graduate to SHS, DHS alums  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Hundreds of area students turned their tassels Saturday and were welcomed into their new alumni status. While Sherman High School held its commencement ...



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 ...



Storm sirens installed in Denison  KXII-TV

The City of Denison installed three new severe weather sirens around town, with two more on the way.



'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 ...



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 ...



DONNA HUNT: Looking back at the Denison of 1876  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

This looks like a good time for another Sunday Gazetteer column taken from the Sunday, Nov. 14, 1926, newspaper's “Denison Happenings 50 Years Ago.



Denison ISD to provide DREAM camp transportation  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Independent School District will be donating transportation services to the city for its new summer day camp later this summer.The district's board of ...



Local teachers excited for possible salary increase  KXII-TV

A bill has been proposed in the Texas Senate, that if passed would give public school teachers a $5000 pay raise.



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 ...



Denison issues bond for water, sewer work  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison City Council recently discussed financing for both past and future water projects.In two separate actions, the council approved issuing $5.72 million ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Surrender house in Denison to reopen after fire  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After being closed for five months due to a fire, the Surrender House in Denison will be reopening. The new house, which suffered water and smoke damage ...



Sully mural in the works in Downtown Denison  KXII-TV

Another mural is in the works in downtown Denison, and this one is honoring a hometown hero. The latest work of art is of retired airline captain Chesley ...



Denison seeking public comment on proposed rental inspection program  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Note: This story has been updated with the correct date of the city council meeting. Denison city officials are seeking public input on a proposed rental inspection ...



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 ...



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 ...



Weekend FIVE: 5 events for graduation weekend  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

This weekend in Texoma will be filled with celebrations. Graduating classes from Sherman and Denison will be recognized at commencement ceremonies held ...



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 ...



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.



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: 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 ...



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.



National study links DPD to hate speech on social media  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison Police Department is among several police departments across the country that were identified in a study about officers that have shared possible ...



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 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: 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 ...



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 P&Z OKs new DAWG shelter plan  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

For years, the idea of a new, modernized animal shelter has been a real, but distant goal for the Denison Animal Welfare Group. That dream took a firm step ...



Denison residents gather to speak against rental inspection program  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A vocal crowd of area residents expressed concerns with the newly proposed rental inspection program for the city of Denison Thursday evening.A number of ...



Sherman grows by 218 acres near FM 1417  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The city of Sherman just added a large section of land to its western border. The Sherman City Council formally approved the voluntary annexation of nearly 218 ...



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 ...



Denison turns out to meet police chief finalist  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison residents got a chance to meet the city's lone finalist for top cop Thursday night in a public meet-and-greet with the police department's soon-to-be chief, ...



Local city managers discuss approaching future growth  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Leaders from Sherman and Denison sat down Thursday to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the region amid unprecedented growth. The talk comes ...



Denison woman fatally struck by car  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison Police said a Ruiz Foods employee was fatally struck by a vehicle on State Highway 91 early Friday morning as she walked home from her shift.



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.



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: 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 ...



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.



Local superintendents bring concerns to District 62 rep  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

State Rep. Reggie Smith met with a group of superintendents from Grayson County school districts in Austin last week.The group traveled to Austin to tell the ...



Denison OKs comprehensive plan update  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The city of Denison will have a new guiding document leading the city through future growth and development. The City Council officially adopted the new ...



Christopher Harrell murder trial gets underway  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Jurors in the 59th state District Court spent most of Tuesday listening to Christopher Harrell talk about the death of Michael Lindsey. Lindsey's decomposing ...



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 ...



Denison to get new medical office space  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison's medical district will soon grow a little larger thanks to the development of a new 36000-square-foot medical office building.Durant-based Physician Kin ...



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.



Urban Air announces Denison trampoline park  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated throughout. Families and children in Denison will soon have another option for family fun and recreation. Denison ...



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.



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.



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."



Housing permits to surpass 2017 in Sherman, Denison  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

For many communities across Texoma, the past four years have seen strong growth in the local housing market, with each year surpassing the year before. Now ...



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 ...



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 ...



Denison approves restaurant-retail space in Gateway Village  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison's burgeoning Gateway Village development may soon have new mixed retail and restaurant space. The Denison Planning and Zoning Commission ...



Limited damage reported from early morning storms  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Texoma residents got a loud wake up call Wednesday morning as powerful storms and strong winds rolled through the region overnight.Despite the power of the ...



Sherman, Denison: school ratings flawed, community is better judge  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Public school districts and campuses across Texas received less than stellar grades under the state's new accountability ratings and the Sherman and Denison ...



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 ...



Sherman moving forward on West Travis project  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman city leaders gave the OK to move forward with the extension of West Travis Street when they authorized officials Monday to advertise for construction ...



New Denison High School months from completion  KXII-TV

DENISON, TX -- The new Denison High School is just months away from completion. Denison Superintendent, Dr. Henry Scott, says crews are laying bricks on ...



Weekend FIVE: 5 events to keep the Fourth of July celebration going  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

While it is no longer the Fourth of July, there are still many Independence Day weekend celebrations still taking place around Texoma this weekend. There will ...



Bon Appetit Y’all to add Denison location  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A local gourmet, wine and gift shop plans to expand its business in 2019 with the opening of a second location in the heart of downtown Denison.



Gardenland rebrands as mobile garden truck  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After selling off Gardenland's longtime home last year, owner Gary Milton has brought the local staple back as a mobile garden center.Go Gardenland is being ...



Rep. Ratcliffe honors military academy appointees at inaugural recognition ceremony, including one Texas High School student  TXK Today

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) honored this year's class of military appointees from the 4th Congressional District of Texas this weekend at an inaugural ...



Denison church leaders look to address homelessness  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Leaders from Denison churches and other community leaders recently came together to discuss the city's homeless problem in hopes of finding a long-term ...



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 ...



Denison P&Z approves plans for new oral surgery center  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison's medical community along FM 691 may soon grow a bit larger. The Denison Planning and Zoning Commission recently approved initial plans for a a ...



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: Teacher’s story tells of Eisenhower friendship  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Anyone who isn't a long-time resident of Denison may not recognize the name of the person in this column. Others may be aware of the friendship that ...



TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE: Doc Holliday made his name in Texas  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

He was one of the most famous gunmen of the Old West; but in the end, he was felled by a bacteria rather than gunfire. Certainly as the 1870s and 1880s on the ...



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 ...



DONNA HUNT: Local student helped inspire ‘The Great Debaters’  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

There is only one more day in this month so I just barely made February's Black History Month this year. But thanks to Jim Sears in Indiana, information came to ...



Finisar gets first look at mobile optics lab  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Finisar employees received a sneak peak Thursday of a new mobile STEM lab that will help teach young people across the region about optics and laser ...



DONNA HUNT: Our Gang mystery may be solved  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The answer to a legend may have been solved here and it took the deaths of two of the main characters of a popular kid's show from 1922 through 1944 to prove ...



Things that slither and creep take the stage at Denison Public Library’s presentation of Animals on the Move  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Denison Public Library's small presentation room hosted a standing-room-only crowd Saturday when Wildlife on the Move brought the “unhuggables” in for a ...



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 ...



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 ...



DONNA HUNT: Facebook offers avenue for reminiscing  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Recently, I checked in on an interesting group that posts things on Facebook and found some very interesting discussions in recent days.Several years ago ...



Judge says jury will hear Christopher Harrell’s statements in murder trial  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sporting what looked like a braided goatee, Christopher Harrell entered the 59th state district court Wednesday in the orange jumpsuit from the Grayson County ...



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 ...



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 ...



Sherman ISD and Denison ISD release updated STAAR results  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison and Sherman independent school districts recently received and updated results reflecting their students' performances on the state's standardized ...



Denison cheerleaders to host Little Cheer Camp (+video)  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison High School gym was filled with cheers and synchronized routines Tuesday morning as the Denison High School cheerleaders practiced for their ...



Future Denison freshmen find their way with Fish Camp (+video)  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison theater was packed with almost 300 incoming Denison High School students being led in fight songs, cheers and dance competitions Friday.



SEDCO awards J.P. Hart $227,000 for employment growth  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

J.P. Hart Lumber announced plans to expand the Texas-based lumber business to Sherman in the early part of 2018. As an incentive for the company, Sherman ...



Denison denies night club request amid neighbor concerns  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Denison City Council denied a zoning request that would have allowed for a new night club to open its doors in the 4800 block of Texoma Parkway Monday ...



TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE: More to Frank Hamer than just Bonnie and Clyde  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part Texas History Minute series on Frank Hamer.Frank Hamer was one of the most famous and controversial members of ...



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 ...



Stepping Stones making ‘progress’ after 181 safety violations  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Stepping Stones Learning Center in Sherman said it has addressed numerous safety concerns and violations after the facility was named in a yearlong news ...



Former Denison teacher pleads guilty to improper relationship with a student  KXII-TV

DENISON, Texas -- A former Denison High School teacher surrendered her teaching license Thursday, pleading guilty to a felony charge of having an improper ...



Melissa Buc-ee’s to open Monday  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Texomans only have days to wait before they're only a short drive away from *fresh* Beaver Nuggets.Buc-ee's, the Texas-based chain of convenience stores and ...



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