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03/27/2020

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.
03/27/2020

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.
03/26/2020

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.
03/26/2020

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.
Sherman ISD: Sherman ISD teachers are ...03/26/2020

Sherman ISD: Sherman ISD teachers are …

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 twitter.com READ MORE.
03/26/2020

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.
03/25/2020

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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