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Grayson County

Grayson County Judge Bill Magers declared a burn ban and a state of disaster  in the county Friday. Magers fears the threat of large-scale wildfires.

The county’s proclamation states that fires could "escalate to major proportions."

The state of emergency and burn ban are in effect for seven days unless overridden by the County Commissioner’s Court.

A Grayson County grand jury has indicted former Tom Bean Mayor Pro Tem Lonnie Jones on charges stemming from the April shooting of two dogs. 

Officials in Grayson County say a pair of  friendly buzzards are responsible for starting a five acre ground fire in Sherman Tuesday night.  

You can call 9-1-1 from any cell phone, but now you can text to 9-1-1 in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties.

Jonathan Perez
Jonathan Perez

Grayson is the latest county in Texas to join a statewide class action lawsuit against the makers of opioid drugs.

A Grayson County jury says a Leonard father is guilty of murdering his 7-year-old son in a drunk driving crash last year near the Fannin/Grayson county line. 

The Texas Water Development Board Monday announced more than $3 million in loans for drinking water system improvement to two areas of Northeast Texas.

TPWD photo
TPWD photo

A Grayson County District Court has sentenced a hunter to an unusual punishment. Thirty-four-year-old John Walker Drinnon of Whitesboro, convicted of illegally killing a deer on private property will serve time in jail over the next five years – but only on weekends during hunting season 

U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor

Despite some weekend rainfall, drought conditions are back to moderate throughout much of Northeast Texas. 

North Texas city among least expensive to live

Jan 25, 2012

SHERMAN - Sherman/Denison is listed among the top 10 least expensive urban areas to live in the United States.

Counties begin to lift burn bans

Oct 26, 2011

GRAYSON COUNTY - As area counties and cities are upgrading water conservation measures, other entities are showing signs that perhaps recent rains have made an impact.