CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville City Council is continuing its efforts to beautify the city and remove run down and uninhabited properties. To that end, the council has ordered a handful of damaged houses be taken care of by the property owners.

Clarksville High School’s homecoming court includes, front row from left, Makayla Moore, Makiyla Bradley, Laura Favela Ortiz abd De’Jah Jones; back row from left, JaQuaydrian Scales, Michael Moore, Tahj’Jarrion Henderson and Joshua Barton.

The upgrades are the result of the city being selected as the 2019 HEROES Project by Lowe’s Texas Regional Distribution Center Team, Mayor Ann Rushing said.

Hundreds of people came out for the Red River County Fair, which was in town from from Wednesday through today. It featured several livestock shows, carnival rides and games, food options, musical entertainment and more.

The Clarksville ISD Board of Trustees will vote to approve a tax ordinance for $1.06835 when it meets at 6 p.m. toda at the Clarksville ISD Administration Building, 1500 W Main St.

The Red River County Fall Bazaar, hosted by the Red River County Historical Society, will take place Oct. 5 and will feature dozens of vendors selling a variety of items, music performances, food provided by local restaurants, a car show and much more.

CLARKSVILLE- The Clarksville City Council will discuss the budget for the coming fiscal year at  workshops on Monday and Tuesday at Clarksville City Hall, 800 W Main St. Monday’s meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., and Tuesday’s has a starting time of 6:05 p.m.

The Texas Department of State Health Services will provide free basic medical care and health screenings to uninsured East Texans at its upcoming East Texas Medical Outreach Day, scheduled for today.

Trey Rose, a contestant on Season 16 of “The Voice,” sang to visitors of the Red River County Public Library as part of the library’s SummerFest event. Rose was joined by Darryl the Magician in the closing act of the library’s summer reading program. There were several space-related crafts f…

Construction on the planned Clarksville hospital was slightly pushed back due to alterations to the plans. Mayor Ann Rushing said she is unsure what the changes are, but she did say they don’t substantially change the overall design.

The Texas Department of State Health Services will provide free basic medical care and health screenings to uninsured East Texans at its upcoming East Texas Medical Outreach Day, scheduled for July 30.

Lazy T Pizza and Bakery, previously been located in Clarksville, was looking for a breath of fresh air to improve business. They found it with a new location in Reno. This past week, the restaurant celebrated its grand opening in Lamar County.

CLARKSVILLE – The Red River Revue Center for the Arts will host open auditions for its summer musical, Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,”  at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Hub Community Center, 501 W. Broadway St. in Clarksville.