The Denison office of the Herald Democrat is closed due to weather, and the Sherman office will close at 3 p.m.

The Sherman Police Department announced the 1200 block of West Washington and Grand Street overpass have been closed due to the icy conditions. Since midnight, SPD said it has responded to 31 calls of accidents, though only three involved minor injuries.

Shortly before 2 p.m., the city of Sherman announced it would be closing all nonessential offices for the remainder of the afternoon to let its workers get home safely. Street crews will continue sanding operations into the evening, for as long as needed. 

The city of Denison also closed its city offices to nonessential personnel at 1:30 p.m.

Howe ISD announced its schools will be closing for the day at 2:15 p.m.

Denison ISD is dismissing schools at 1:30 p.m. Buses will run, but otherwise parents need to pick up their children.

Sherman ISD has announced it is planning to dismiss students at 1:30 p.m.

Pottsboro ISD will be releasing school at 1:30 pm.

Whitesboro ISD is planning to close schools at 12:15 p.m.

Gunter ISD will release all students at 1 p.m. today due to the winter weather. Please note that in unanticipated early dismissals like today, the schools do not send any student home on the bus until parent contact has been made. All campuses will remain open until all students have been picked up or safely delivered home. The district is also asking all Afterschool Care families to pick up by 2 p.m. if possible. All afterschool extracurricular activities have been canceled.

Bells ISD is closing at 1:30 p.m. Buses will run at that time, but otherwise parents need to pick up their children.

Grayson College will be closing at 12:45 p.m. today.

Collinsville ISD is planning to close at 1 p.m. today. Buses will run at that time.

St. Mary's School in Sherman is closing early, but will remain open until the last student is picked up.

If you have school closing information not included in this list, please send it to or call us at 903-893-8181.