While the superintendent supports religious liberty and the new federal guidelines, Allen’s situation was blown out of proportion, Honey Grove Superintendent Todd Morrison said.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.
After decades of campaigning by local and state leaders, the Texas Department of Transportation listed projects to widen sections of Highway 82 and Highway 271 on its 2020 Unified Transportation Plan.
The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site will celebrate Sam Rayburn’s 138th birthday on Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On Monday, the candidates who will run in the March 3 primaries were officially set.
Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn, frustrates doctors and midwives, and incentivizes substandard care.
A guest of honor, 95-year-old Truman Hawkins received a tour of Honey Grove ISD’s new turf field and facilities — a sight very different from the grass sod they used to play on, he said.
BONHAM — Fannin County sheriff candidates answered questions on everything from prison pet policy to budget improvements at a public forum hosted by the Fannin County Republican Women on Monday.
Josh Briggs of Honey Grove turned himself in last week on a new third-degree theft of livestock charge. Briggs was previously arrested in September and accused of stealing cattle from a Fannin County rancher.
Honey Grove welcomed a new city clerk and administrative secretary at its council meeting Tuesday and accepted the resignations of Cindi Page and Jaci Garner.
Zeb Tindel, Honey Grove ISD’s vocational/agriculture director, announced several students brought home $90,000 in wins from the Fannin County Fair.
The Honey Grove Davy Crockett fstival included a pancake breakfast, a bike rodeo, a watermelon seed spitting contest, a cake walk and dunking booth, a mutt strut, a new Davy Crockett exhibit for children, a Bikers Against Child Abuse motorcycle display, The River and KOYN Radio live remotes, and a large collection of vendors with food, honey, jewelry and crafts on display.
The last day for Texans to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election on a wide range of constitutional amendments is Oct. 7.
Honey Grove City Council passed a tax rate of 80 cents per $100 valuation, the same rate as last year. But the overall $2 million budget includes about a $37,000 increase due to property value increases, city secretary Jaci Garner said.
Honey Grove is hosting its annual Davy Crockett Festival on Saturday in the city square, including activities for young and old.
With that increase in what was an otherwise stringent $2 million budget, passed by the Honey Grove City Council on Monday, Councilor Brian Owen said the city needs to be careful with its spending.
After year-long negotiations between Atmos Energy and its area coalition, Honey Grove could see as much as 3.7% residential and 2.3% commercial rate increases going to affect Oct. 1, said Atmos Energy spokesperson Beth Dattomo.
Honey Grove will consider and pass its annual budget and tax rate at its city council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday.
Honey Grove ISD will meet Monday to discuss the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas and hear a superintendent’s report.
HONEY GROVE — Honey Grove ISD is the second school district in Texas to install Enseo’s MadeSafe panic button system, designed for instant communication in emergency situations.
HONEY GROVE — Roughly 100 people braved the blazing summer heat Saturday to be part of the Honey Grove Warrior Fun Run, a fundraiser for the Honey Grove ISD Parent-Teacher Organization.