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  • Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, updates President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on the shooting in Canada prior to his phone call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Oct. 22, 2014. White House Photo by Pete Souza
  • At approximately 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, McKinney Fire Department (MFD) personnel responded to reports of a structure fire at 1016 Scenic Hills Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters found the second floor of the two-story home fully involved in fire. In addition, fire had spread to an adjacent residence at 1020 Scenic Hills. photo courtesy of First Response Photography
  • Exciting test-drive fundraising event will generate money for Bonham High School fall athletic programs and help students in our school district.
  • Aaron Bloom, Sherman area engineer for TxDOT, said the contractor will begin placing construction barricades and signs today (Oct. 22), and will begin work Oct. 27.

  • Today, family of the late U.S. District Judge Paul Brown gathered with federal and local leaders in Sherman to formally dedicate the Federal Courthouse as the “Paul Brown United States Courthouse.” Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-04) sponsored the legislation, H.R. 1685, to name the courthouse, located at 101 East Pecan in Sherman, Texas, in honor of Judge Brown. The bill was signed into law in December 2013. photo courtesy of Jennyne Reeves
  • Austin College will host 1985 alumnus and history professor William Kerrigan presenting the address, “Johnny Appleseed: St. Francis or Steve Jobs?,” Friday, October 24, at 1:30 p.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. The lecture, sponsored by the ‘Roos Who Write Conference and the Austin College History Department, is free and open to the public.