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A beautiful blue sky combined with a bitter cold wind Saturday to make Grayson County's Relay for Life's annual event something of a mixed bag. ... But none of that compares to the awfulness faced by those who must battle cancer, and for that reason, Brooke Bond, Teams Lead for Life of Grayson County, ...
... in Fort Worth has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of North Texas expected to see hail and winds gusts of up to 60 miles per hour in the next half hour. The warning affects northeastern Denton County, Northwestern Collin County and southwestern Grayson County. The warning expires at ...

WHITESBORO, Tex. (KXII) -- About 330 athletes competed in the annual Grayson County Special Olympics Friday. Hundreds of big smiles and a lot of joy filled the Whitesboro High School ... This is an annual event in Grayson County. If weather permits, there will be another Special Olympics in Bonham ...
Grayson County's old jail is getting new life as an extension of the Grayson County Sheriff's Office. Once finished, the old space will host new office space for GCSO's team of investigators. Here are five things to know about the remodeling work. 1. Under budget. Grayson County budgeted $300,000 to ...
Officials with North Texas Regional Airport -- Perrin Field announced that former Airport Director Sarah Hinton has resigned from the airport. Former pilot ... The recent resignation of Hinton was announced and discussed briefly Thursday during a meeting of the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority.
"That in turn is pushing home prices above historically normal affordability limits in those middle-America markets." Grayson County ranked just behind Santa Fe, New Mexico as the two U.S. markets with the most unaffordable housing based on average incomes for the areas. Ellis County and Collin County ...

SHERMAN, Texas -- Three Republicans with an interest in the vacant Grayson County district attorney position have now agreed on a consensus candidate: Brett Smith. Smith, Britton Brooks and Kerye Ashmore had all served as prosecutors under long-time District Attorney Joe Brown. Brown recently ...
Authorities investigate possible shooting in South Grayson County. By Alexis Dominguez |. Posted: Thu 11:55 PM, Mar 22, 2018 |. Updated: Fri 12:13 AM, Mar 23, 2018. GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) A shooting reported in Grayson County Thursday night. Authorities say a resident living in a home in the 8000 block of ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. ... Deidrix Wilson was indicted Wednesday by a Grayson County grand jury on two counts of human trafficking. ... Hunt said the Texas Attorney General's Office began investigating in May 2016 after receiving a report of a runaway child in Grayson County who turned out to be the ...
That's why the Grayson County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on loose livestock. They're putting in a new Standard Operating Procedure, or SOP, to enforce livestock laws like having proper fencing. "Where this SOP goes into place, is if their livestock gets out and they fail to repair the fence or remedy the ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas -- If you own livestock in Grayson County, you're now on notice: Keep those fences maintained so farm animals don't wander. The sheriff's office is implementing stricter penalties for ranchers who let the buffalo (or any other farm animals) roam. "It's pretty much a countywide ...
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Early voting wrapped up Friday in Texas, and on Tuesday, thousands more people are expected to cast their vote in the Texas ... driving our voters to the poll because they wanna be part of the solution," said Glenn Melancon, the chairman for the Grayson County Democratic party.
On Saturday morning, February 17, three days after the shooting that killed 17 people at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, I scrolled through my Facebook newsfeed and saw that the local newspaper had posted several photos from the Grayson County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Day ...
Last year, she said, funds from the event went to the Boys and Girls Club of Denison, CASA of Grayson County, Child and Family Guidance Center, ... Center, Grayson County Shelter, Habitat for Humanity of Grayson County, Jack and Jill Childcare Center, Kid's Pantry, North Texas Youth Connection, ...
An interim became necessary when former Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown was appointed and confirmed as the newest U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas late last month. Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said the county's Human Resources Director Kelly Beall reported that ...
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- People from all over the area are competing in the annual Texoma Livestock Show this week. Thursday, more than 100 Grayson County students with special needs stepped into the spotlight. "It was fun," 14-year-old Wyatt Ziola said. "It was awesome," 18-year-old Linda Shufff said.
Brown started his law career at Cowles & Thompson P.C. in Dallas and had a private practice in Sherman before being elected district attorney in Grayson County. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law.

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Joseph D. Brown has taken the oath of office to become the 35th United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Brown was nominated by President Donald Trump on Nov. 2, 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 15, 2018. He took the oath of office on Monday ...
Hall, Joseph, 08/04/1980 of Bells, Ct. 1 POSS C/S w/int deliver- Meth; Ct 2 Tamper/Fabr. Phys Evid w/int. to impair. Gillean, Cole, 11/02/1981 of Sherman Ct. 1 POSS C/S - Meth; Ct 2 Tmpr/Fabricate Phys Evid w/Int to imp. Mitchell, Timothy II, 04/03/1983 of Denison, Retaliation. Hughes, Stephanie ...
(KXII) - Grayson County's recent growth is only expected to continue for decades in the future, so on Wednesday the county presented their ... The Texas Department of Transportation representatives said the biggest projects including widening the FM 1417 and US 75 pathway, and reversing the on and off ...
Where:Grayson County Election Administration, 115 W. Houston, Sherman; Grayson County Sub Courthouse, 101 w. Woodard, Denison; Pottsboro ISD Administration Bldg., 105 Cardinal Lane, Pottsboro; Whitesboro City Hall, 111 W. Main, Whitesboro; Grayson College, 1455 W. Van Alstyne Pkwy., Van ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - Grayson County commissioners took an unexpected path to replace District Attorney Joe Brown after accepting his resignation Tuesday following the ... "Grayson County is unique in that we're the only county in Texas where commissioners decide the district attorney.
After months of waiting, Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown finally received information Thursday evening that he had been confirmed by the Senate as the new U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Friday morning, Brown said he expects to submit his resignation as the county's top law ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas -- The Grayson County Sheriff's Office says James Dumas was arrested Sunday for illegally dumping more than 4,000 pounds of shingles and pallets on private property. Precinct 1 Commissioner Jeff Whitmire said this is just one example of an ongoing issue. "Furniture is a big ...
SHERMAN, Texas -- A lengthy Grayson County drug investigation has so far put one man behind bars, and the sheriff's office says it won't be the last arrest in this case. "This has been going on for several months," said sheriff's office spokesman Lt. Heath Wester. "It's been an ongoing, almost daily operation ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - Lines of clothes dangling from clothespins outside the Grayson County courthouse each contained a quote from a sexual assault survivor as part of an intitative by the Grayson Crisis Center to raise awareness. April is sexual assault awareness month. It's the first year the ...
Grayson County Republicans spent half a day Saturday selecting their party's representation for the upcoming state party convention in San Antonio. ... the county convention centered on English as the official language for all paperwork from the state of Texas and on a demand that physicians be required ...
Grayson County Capt. Sarah Bigham said the homeowner shot the alleged intruder then called 911. Neighbors said the homeowner had a gun right next to his bed and shot the man in the stomach three times. "The person he shot was no longer at the residence when our deputies arrived there," Bigham ...
On Monday, he was sworn in as the newest U. S. Attorney in Texas and then Tuesday he was honored by the Grayson County Commissioners Court for his service to the county. Brown had originally said he would resign at the end of this week, but asked to amend that when it became apparent that he ...
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Joseph D. Brown has taken the oath of office to become the 35th United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Brown was nominated by President Donald Trump on Nov. 2, 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 15, 2018. He took the oath of office on Monday ...
Where:Grayson County Election Administration, 115 W. Houston, Sherman; Grayson County Sub Courthouse, 101 w. Woodard, Denison; Pottsboro ISD Administration Bldg., 105 Cardinal Lane, Pottsboro; Whitesboro City Hall, 111 W. Main, Whitesboro; Grayson College, 1455 W. Van Alstyne Pkwy., Van ...
After months of waiting, Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown finally received information Thursday evening that he had been confirmed by the Senate as the new U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Friday morning, Brown said he expects to submit his resignation as the county's top law ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas -- The Grayson County Sheriff's Office says James Dumas was arrested Sunday for illegally dumping more than 4,000 pounds of shingles and pallets on private property. Precinct 1 Commissioner Jeff Whitmire said this is just one example of an ongoing issue. "Furniture is a big ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) -- A manhunt is underway in Grayson County. Troopers are looking for the suspect they said led them on a ... Troopers said the man then drove off and went south toward North Texas Regional Airport. He then stopped near the airport, took off on foot and has not been seen ...
The Grayson County Sheriff's Office and other county offices were affected by a phone system issue Tuesday, which temporarily scrambled the routing of incoming calls. Capt. Sarah Bigham said the sheriff's office was able to receive and respond to 911 calls, but noted that some callers were routed to a ...
Texas House of Representatives 62nd District candidate Reggie Smith speaks at a lunch forum hosted by the Grayson County Republican Women in Sherman Friday. Five candidates vying for seats in the House and Texas Senate's 62nd District were given the opportunity to introduce themselves, discuss ...
DENISON, Texas -- The population at the Grayson County Shelter exceeded capacity Monday night as the homeless sought shelter from sub-freezing temperatures. "We open up our reception area, of course, for people to stay warm," said executive director Annette Limoges. But she said the facility at 331 ...
Scholarship to honor beloved Grayson County lawman ... SHERMAN, Texas -- Last month, Grayson County lost one of its most beloved public servants. ... "His passions were law enforcement and service to others, and this is a way for his legacy to live on through Grayson County," Laura Wheeler said.
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Grayson County officials said taxpayers will save about $300,000 annually starting in the Fall. Commissioners said after almost five years, the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to take over funding the North Texas Regional Airport tower funding on Oct. 1. Currently, tower ...
Hospitals in Grayson County continue to experience a loss of over $32 million dollars associated with uncompensated care costs. ... said approximately $4.2 million was transferred from the Grayson County Local Provider Participation Fund to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in 2017.
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Grayson County Shelter Director Annette Limoges said the shelter is full with 34 people. But they're still accepting people who need a place to stay, whether it be in cots in the computer room or even in the reception area. And the uptick of homeless trying to get out of the cold isn't the ...
Sherman, Texas -- Home Hospice of Grayson & Fannin Counties is excited to announce the return of our six-week bereavement support groups. Each week the groups will be discussing topics such as “getting through firsts” and “finding a new normal.” These groups will meet at the Home Hospice office ...
After Texas was ranked the deadliest state for peace officers in 2017, the Grayson County Sheriff's Office and Texas Department of Public Safety, have shed ... According to an annual report on peace officer deaths compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 14 Texas state and local ...
County leaders sent former Grayson County Commissioner Johnny Waldrip to the state government as a silver-haired legislator. Waldrip served as commissioner for Precinct 1 from 2001 to 2012 and as chief deputy at the Grayson County Sheriff's Office before that. Waldrip retired from the Texas ...
GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) -- Two separate Grayson County robbers are now both sentenced to about two decades behind bars. Their crimes are all caught on camera. Two separate robbers, both men sentenced Thursday. Cletis Johnson, 24, got 18 years and Daquavius Gray, 22, got 20 years.
Duane Sanders, North Texas division president for J.P. Hart Lumber, speaks before Grayson County Commissioners Wednesday. ... Following in the steps of the Sherman City Council, the Grayson County Commissioners Court approved a five-year property tax abatement agreement valued at just over ...
In addition to talking about the burn ban, the county judge presented a certificate to Grayson County Clerk Wilma Bush for her completion of the Master Registrar Certificate Course and recognized her office for earning the 2017 Five Star Award from the Texas Department State of Health Services. “Guys you ...
SHERMAN, Texas -- Wreaths Across America is a day to remember those who are serving and have served our county. For 83-year-old Katherine Easter, it means so much more. "Seeing all these people out here and taking care of these wreaths at this time of year, it's very heartwarming, and very ...
The lack of rain in recent days and the lack of potential for it in the future has prompted Grayson County officials to declare a state of disaster related to the ... The KBDI is an index based on temperature estimates and precipitation gathered from weather stations and analyzed by experts at the Texas Forest ...
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt announced on his Facebook page Wednesday morning that Grayson County Sheriff's Office Capt. Rickey Wheeler has ... Wheeler worked his way up through the ranks of the Grayson County Sheriff's Office during the past quarter-century. He also ...


 

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