Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 7:30 AM - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
SHERMAN, TX - Sherman ISD officials confirmed that Sheryl Powers, Neblett Elementary principal, passed away Wednesday morning.
“First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the Powers family,” said Dr. Al Hambrick, SISD superintendent. “We also lift up our prayers and thoughts to Neblett staff, students, parents and the entire SISD family.”
The news of Powers’ death weighed heavily on the Neblett campus and throughout the district.
“Ms. Powers absolutely loved her students and her staff. She cared a great deal for them, and was always so proud of their accomplishments and hard work. She was a hard worker, and a beloved leader in the Sherman ISD family,” said Dr. Al Hambrick, SISD superintendent. “She has a long, meaningful history in the district, and she will certainly be missed.”
Sherman ISD will provide grief counseling and support for staff and students and Neblett Elementary as well as all SISD campuses.
-From the Sherman Independent School District
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.