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Remembering the sacrifices of 9/11  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

City and community leaders and first responders came together Wednesday morning in Sherman to commemorate the loss and sacrifices of September, 11 ...



Planned development across from new Sherman high school site  KXII-TV

A planned development is in the works for hundreds of acres across from the new Sherman High School site.



Despite delays, construction on new Sherman High continues  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Since the start of construction on the new Sherman High School in August 2018, crews have logged more than 37000 labor hours, moved 98 acres worth of dirt, ...



Sherman ISD plans for upcoming 2020 transition  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The start of the 2020 school year will see major changes for the Sherman Independent School District with the opening of the new Sherman High School, a new ...



Sherman school board approves budget for new high school  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman took another step forward on construction of its new high school.The Sherman Independent School District board of trustees approved the next phase ...



New Sherman High School officially breaks ground  KXII-TV

Three years in the making and Monday night, community leaders officially broke ground on the new Sherman High School. They moved dirt for the first time a ...



Sherman ISD considering changes to attendance zoning  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman Independent School District board of trustees continued planning for the 2020 transition, including the opening of the new Sherman High School, ...



Sherman ISD approves $20M infrastructure project at new high school  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman Independent School District's board of trustees gave the go ahead Monday night for a key, $20 million infrastructure project meant to literally pave ...



Online enrollment opens for Sherman ISD  KXII-TV

Online enrollment for Sherman ISD has opened for new and returning students.



Sherman, Denison ranked as top in nation for graduation rates  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Grayson County schools are among the top in the country when it comes to graduation rates again, a study by the Texas Association of School Boards said.



7 students, teachers honored at Sherman ISD Circle of Success  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman Independent School District students, teachers and schools were honored at the Sherman Education Foundation's Circle of Success event Thursday.



Sherman High School hosts Special Olympics dance  KXII-TV

Sherman High School hosted their 18th annual Special Olympics dance Friday afternoon.



City approves plan for new Sherman High  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman Independent School District got its first city approval on the new Sherman High School to be built on the west side of the city.The Sherman ...



Young authors with McAlester ties release book | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Authors Paris N. Pruitt and Jeremiah M. Felton along with Illustrator Loren Nash all have family residing in McAlester and they recently released a book.



Plans for new Sherman High School unveiled  KXII-TV

The public got its first look at the building plans for the new $157 million Sherman High School Monday night.



Design plan updates for new Sherman High School  KXII-TV

Changes to the building exterior and pavement plans were some of the new updates revealed at Monday night's meeting.



Wakefield Elementary scores F on annual accountability ratings, local districts talk problems with scoring system  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A local elementary school received an F on its latest report card. Wakefield Elementary, a part of the Sherman Independent School District, was the lowest ...



Sherman High students show off chef skills  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Fourteen Sherman High School students took part in the 2019 Lone Star Chef competition in the school cafeteria Wednesday morning for a chance to win ...



245-acre development district in South Sherman expected to include housing, school, retail  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The vision for a mixed-use 245-acre development along FM 1417 and U.S. Highway 75 became a little more clear after developers submitted early plans for the ...



New Sherman High School site plan approved by city  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- The city of Sherman has officially approved the site plans for the new high school to be built.



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 ...



Hunt leaves behind lasting legacy in Sherman  KXII-TV

The Sherman Bearcat family and all of Texoma lost a legend earlier this week. Ed Hunt made such an impact on so many. He was a winner in every sense of the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Sherman ISD ‘very confident’ in new high school August 2020 opening  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman Independent School District discussed a tentative schedule for the new Sherman High School building project at its regularly scheduled meeting ...



UNT program guarantees admission to top Sherman students  KXII-TV

The University of North Texas will be offering top students at Sherman High School guaranteed admission.



McDonalds plans for second Sherman location  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Residents of south Sherman may soon have a new dining option near the FM 1417 and U.S. Highway 75 intersection. McDonald's USA is requesting permission ...



Sherman ISD announces location of new high school  KXII-TV

Council members voted to jointly buy 115 acres with Sherman ISD during Tuesday night's meeting.



Sherman looking south for next big development  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

As the next wave of growth approaches Texoma, Sherman officials are eyeing a pair of developments on the city's south side as the beginning of the next big ...



Cadence McShane Breaks Ground on 527000 SF Sherman High School in North Texas  REBusinessOnline

The new Sherman High School is expected to be complete in time for the 2020 school year. SHERMAN, TEXAS — Cadence McShane Construction Co. has ...



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 ...



Sherman eyes property tax increase ahead of proposed reforms  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman City Council discussed the possibility of raising property taxes ahead of proposed, statewide reforms to property taxes in coming years. The talks ...



Sherman to spend $3M on West Travis at new high school  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman is moving ahead with plans for $3 million in construction for West Travis Street in front of the new Sherman High School that is being built on the city's ...



Sherman ISD unveils plans for new courtyard at high school  KXII-TV

Sherman High School unveiled their renderings for a new courtyard that will seat hundreds at the new high school.



Sherman updates 1991 noise ordinance  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman City Council approved a series of updates to the city's noise ordinance Monday that are aimed at reflecting the demands of modern Sherman.



Grayson County Boot Camp sees increase in graduates  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The local juvenile detention center was responsible for 13 percent of Texas high school students that graduated while in correctional facilities last year.



Munson Development tops Sherman City Council agenda  Austin American-Statesman

A proposed $400 million planned development will be a major focus for the Sherman City Council across multiple items when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday at ...



Sherman issues $20M debt for road improvements  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The city of Sherman approved $20 million in bond funding for road improvements, including funding for work on FM 1417 and the closure of “the gap” on U.S. ...



Funding set for Sherman road, highway upgrades  KTEN

The City of Sherman is shelling out $20 million so motorists will have a smoother and safer ride.



Sherman council adopts new noise ordinance  KXII-TV

The Sherman City Council voted to adopt a new noise ordinance Monday.



U.S. 75 remains major focus from 2020-2030 for Sherman Denison Metropolitan Planning  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A widening of U.S. Highway 75, bridge improvements along FM 1417 and a FM 121 bypass are among the projects that the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan ...



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 ...



SHS graduates more than 400  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

More than 400 area residents can no longer call themselves Sherman High School students. By 11:30 a.m. Saturday, the SHS Class of 2018 had completed its ...



Sherman voters approve school bond  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated throughout. After the $308 million bond failed in the spring election, voters approved a new $176 million bond ...



Sherman Crossroads could see Costco, Target superstore  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The Sherman Crossroads development could see the addition of a grocery store, restaurants, drug store and major big box retailers in the next five years.



A+ Athlete: Elijah Dick, Sherman  KXII-TV

This week's A+ Athlete is Elijah Dick of Sherman High School. Elijah's academic achievements are off chats. He's racked up more than a semesters-worth of ...



Sherman renames O.B. Groner Road  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman now has a portion of West Travis Street that connects to FM 1417, and that section will eventually connect with U.S. Highway 75.The Sherman City ...



Sherman moving forward with phase 4 of West Travis work  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Plans for $3 million in construction for West Travis Street in front of the new Sherman High School are only going to cost the city a little over $2.6 million.



Former Grayson County Judge Tim McGraw dies at 72  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Former Grayson County Judge Tim McGraw died Monday at his home in Sherman after a four-month battle with non-small cell lung cancer. He was 72 years old.



Police arrest person in connection with Facebook threat against Sherman HS  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) -- Sherman Police say they've now arrested the suspect accused of posting threats of a school shooting at Sherman High School on ...



Sherman High unleashes Bearcat seniors  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Skies heavy with rain and humidity were not enough to weigh down the mood of Sherman High School's 2017 graduates Saturday as they took to the field of ...



Man arrested for impersonating police officer  KXII-TV

The man impersonating an officer was 27-year-old Cory Allen Tutaj. He tried to pull a woman over on the 2600 block of Lamar Street near Sherman High School.



Sherman holds annual MLK parade  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Texoma residents braved cold weather and harsh winds Saturday morning to honor one of America's most recognized civil rights leaders. The Sherman ...



Sherman High Graduation Gallery  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

In front of a large crowd packed into Bearcat Stadium, Sherman High School's class of 2016 received their diplomas Saturday morning. Sherman Independent ...



Austin College Law Symposium welcomes Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to Sherman  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The nine judges of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals heard oral arguments in two cases Wednesday morning at Austin College in Sherman.The Supreme ...



Sherman and Denison fans gear up for the Battle of the Axe  KXII-TV

Former coaches and students from both schools talk about what the big game means to the community.



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 ...



SISD students and parents eager for start of new school year  KXII-TV

Sherman, TX (KXII)-- The school season is finally coming back into session for Sherman ISD. Many students may just be returning from their summer vacation, ...



Sherman soccer duo will stay teammates at NOC  KXII-TV

It was signing day at Sherman High School for two of the Bearcats soccer stars.



Kyle, Richard Petty and more stop in Sherman for charity ride across America  KXII-TV

The Kyle Petty Charity Ride stopped in Sherman Wednesday.



Van Alstyne High School hosts Special Olympics track meet Friday afternoon  KXII-TV

Van Alstyne high school hosted their sixth annual Special Olympics track meet at their football stadium this afternoon.



A+ Athlete: Alexis Jackman, Sherman  KXII-TV

This week's A+ Athlete is Alexis Jackman of Sherman High School.



SISD board hears proposal for big improvements  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After months of planning and meetings that often stretched well into the night, The Citizens Advisory Committee presented the Sherman Independent School ...



Texoma native severely injured in Houston motorcycle accident  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII)-- Britton Phillips, a man who spent most of his life in Texoma, is fighting for his life in Houston after crashing his motorcycle into a school ...



Jennings brings ‘all gas, no brakes’ approach to Huntsville baseball  Huntsville Item

Justin Jennings felt a connection to the Huntsville baseball program the first time he talked to athletics director Rodney Southern about the Hornets' head ...



Sherman High students heading to Ivy League schools  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) -- Sherman High School students Colin McGinn and Veronica Sosa had big dreams of studying at big level colleges. "Harvard in many ...



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 ...



Local districts address accountability grades  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated throughout. As students and teachers return for the first day of classes this week, the Texas Education Agency ...



Live, online broadcast of Sherman ISD graduation Saturday  KXII-TV

Hundreds of seniors will walk the stage Saturday at the Sherman ISD graduation ceremony including graduates from Sherman High School and Perrin Learning ...



Sherman officer who stopped school fight cleared in internal investigation  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas -- The internal investigation into a Sherman Police officer who broke up a fight between two high school students has ended.



Homecoming parade promotes Bearcat pride  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Sherman Independent School District celebrated the start of homecoming week with its annual Homecoming parade Monday. The parade route began at the ...



New SHS principal will build relationships, says superintendent  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

New leadership is on the way for Sherman High School after the Sherman Independent School District board of trustees approved on Monday the hire of Chris ...



Eddie Brown to retire from Sherman Chamber  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Eddie Brown will retire from the Sherman Chamber of Commerce early next year. The Chamber's longtime president and CEO informed the Chamber's Board of ...



Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...



Sherman ISD considering arming staffers  KXII-TV

The Sherman school board is testing the waters on the idea of arming some staff members and they're asking for parent and student feedback on the topic.



Cheer clinic brings cheerleaders, future cheerleaders together  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Welcoming cheerleaders long before they begin high school, Sherman High School cheerleaders hosted a clinic for girls ages 4 through 12 at the SHS gym ...



Sherman High hires former Flower Mound Marcus OC as head coach  KXII-TV

A new era is beginning at Sherman High school, as J.D. Martinez takes the reigns as the head football coach of the Bearcats.



Goodwill sets Back to School Bash in Sherman  KTEN

Goodwill spokeswoman Sarah Pierce said the "very kid-friendly" event will coincide with the Texas sales tax holiday weekend to maximize savings.



New student conduct policy released for Bearcat Stadium  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas -- Sherman Independent School District released a new policy regarding conduct at Bearcat Stadium and it caused an uproar among fans.



Goodwill Industries holds 2nd Annual Back to School Bash  KXII-TV

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas held it's 2nd Annual Back to School Bash Saturday afternoon.



STAAR test glitch kicks 40,000 Texas students out of test, local districts affected  KXII-TV

The glitch didn't erase any of the students' answers.



Weekend FIVE: 5 ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

It is Memorial Day weekend and it is set to be a jam packed one on in Texoma. For the last weekend in May, there will be a concert, two graduations, a Memorial ...



Documentary featuring Sherman motivational speaker to premiere Sunday  KXII-TV

A local company is premiering a documentary about a Sherman man who turned tragedy into inspiration.



Sherman ISD hires Hicks as superintendent  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

With a unanimous vote and the superintendent contract signed, the board of trustees joyously welcomed David Hicks Thursday evening as the new leader of the ...



Woman sentenced for 2014 death of Sherman High graduate  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas -- A North Texas woman will spend the rest of her life behind bars for killing her estranged husband and his daughter, a Sherman High ...



A+ Athlete: Jordan Dick, Sherman  KXII-TV

This week's A+ Athlete is Jordan Dick from Sherman High School.



Activists: Sherman officer used excessive force to break up school fight  FOX 4 News

Activists in Dallas are demanding that a police officer in Sherman face punishment for slamming a high school student to the ground while trying to break up a ...



1 year later, Mitchell case remains open  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

More than a year after a former Sherman High School student was found dead in a Dallas creek, no arrest has been made.Seventeen year old Mikayla Mitchell ...



Holding court with Kirby Hocutt: Looking back with Texas Tech AD  LubbockOnline.com

Texas Tech hired Kirby Hocutt in March 2011. He insists he'd have become a Red Raider much sooner had Spike Dykes recruited him.Hocutt's only ...



Huntsville hires Justin Jennings as head baseball coach  Huntsville Item

There will be a new face leading the Huntsville Hornets from the dugout when the 2020 season gets underway.



Sherman PD identifies officer accused of excessive force  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas -- A Sherman police officer's response to a high school fight was caught on camera.



Former teacher’s assistant gets time served, probation for inappropriate relationship with student  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Amanda Askari, the former Sherman High School teacher's aide who was charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a male student, was sentenced ...



Pottsboro’s Justin Lawler is picked by Rams in NFL draft  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Pottsboro High School graduate and former SMU defensive end Justin Lawler was selected by the Los Angeles Rams with the No. 244 overall pick in the ...



Man charged with former Sherman valedictorian's murder  KXII-TV

A former Sherman valedictorian found dead in a Dallas lake was raped and murdered, police said Friday, and she wasn't the suspect's only victim.



Story of 2013 SHS graduate’s tragic death to be featured on Investigation Discovery  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

The story of the tragic end to the life of a 2013 graduate of Sherman High School will play out on television tonight.Investigation Discovery will air the story of ...



Clark shines overseas, balancing personal and professional life  KXII-TV

For years, Cameron Clark was the face of Sherman High School basketball. Now, after an unbelievable season overseas, Clark is still coming through at home, ...



Former SISD teacher's aid indicted for sexual relationship with a student  KXII-TV

SHERMAN, Texas -- A former Sherman ISD teacher's aide has been indicted for having an inappropriate relationship with a student while she was still working ...



Nix takes Pottsboro job - Sports  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

After four years, boys basketball coach Greg Nix is leaving Sherman High School. But he isn't going very far.



HD Battle of the Mascots contest to benefit boosters  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

For more than a century, the Denison Yellow Jackets and Sherman Bearcats have fought it out on the field in the annual Battle of the Ax. This year, fans can join ...



Police believe more than one person was involved in Mikayla Mitchell’s death  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

A Dallas police detective Thursday said more than one person was likely involved in Mikayla Mitchell's death.DPD Detective Steven David said in such cases, ...



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