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Sherman fire overtakes 20 cars at salvage yard

Sherman Fire Rescue responded to a call Thursday evening of a fire at Ellis Truck and Auto at 414 East Houston Street.SFR Assistant Chief Chris Olson said the department got the call around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. When he arrived on scene, there were between 20-40 vehicles on fire.“It would be almost impossible to determine a READ MORE.

Sherman to extend disaster declaration

The Sherman City Council will hold a special called meeting Monday afternoon to extend the city’s disaster declaration following the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic.Mayor David Plyler officially declared a public health disaster in Sherman on Monday. However, these declarations are only valid for seven days, and it takes a vote by the city council to extend READ MORE.

Sherman Public Library closes, moves to curbside service

The Sherman Public Library is the latest public facility to shutter its doors during the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. The city announced Wednesday that the library would go to a curbside service, effectively closing the library building to the public.Sherman Public Library Director MeLissa Eason attributed the decision to the large number of people who were READ MORE.

SISD proposes staggered start times

Sherman schools may see new start and end times starting this fall. The Sherman Independent District is proposing new start times that will include a 40-minute difference between start times for some schools.Under the proposed times, Elementary schools will start classes at 7:40 a.m. each day and end at 3:15 p.m. Meanwhile, secondary grade levels READ MORE.
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Sherman ISD teachers are participating in teacher caravans to connect with students while practicing social distancing. On Wed. #NeblettElementary teachers enjoyed far away interactions with students with a wave and a smile from their cars. #SISDDistanceLearn7tc2 Read the article on READ MORE.

Sherman P&Z approves permits for pre-school

A Sherman pre-school is one step closer to getting its permits renewed. The Sherman Planning and Zoning Commission recently approved a renewal of a specific use permit for Little Zebras Child Development Center.This marks the first time that Sherman P&Z have approved permitting requests for the pre-school since it started operations in 2016. In the READ MORE.

QuikTrip set to open second location Thursday

Sherman residents will soon have a new location to gas up and grab a snack while commuting around town. QuikTrip announced that it will open its second location in Sherman at 6 a.m. Thursday morning.The new location, at the intersection of FM 1417 and U.S. Highway 75, comes nearly 18 months after the company opened READ MORE.

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