“There are a lot of city functions I’d like to focus on, and I just haven’t been able to because of all the day-to-day things I also handle,” said Detroit City Secretary Tami Nix.
The Martha, David and Bagby Lennox Foundation handed out almost $800,000 in awards during 2019, most to organizations in Red River and Lamar counties, according to foundation president William P. Streng of Houston.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.
Keeping in mind local trends, officials expect bright things for the coming year, from solar farms to hospitals.
Though Detroit FFA student Matthew Marquez has been hard at work sprucing up the town, he said there’s more work to be done.
After months of work, improvements to the Detroit ballfields have recently been completed, including drainage repairs, leveling, the addition of culverts and more.
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.
DETROIT — Christmas tree farms are not very common in Texas, but for roughly three years, Lee’s Christmas Tree Farm has provided holiday cheer for the people of Northeast Texas.
Detroit City Council is hoping to find a way to allow ATVs to travel on city streets, currently not allowed by Texas Department of Transportation regulations.
Preparations are being made to begin work on the planned Dollar General in Detroit, with construction expected to begin shortly thereafter.
For close to 50 years, residents of Detroit have been able to see a familiar face whenever they visit City Hall — Billie Owens.
Work to add a connecting road at the Detroit baseball fields is ongoing, though there is not yet an estimate on when the project might be completed, city officials reported at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
TxDOT officials outlined three possible plans for widening Highway 82 through Detroit, after city officials raised concerns of the negative impact that widening could have on the city.
Many people in Lamar and Red River counties met news of the planned widening of Highways 82 and 271 with excitement. Some public officials in Detroit have raised concerns about negative impacts on business and safety for Detroit Elementary School.
Mystery and history writers will be part of Red River County Public Library’s Authors’ Showcase during the 40th annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 5.
“Cole was practically born with a rope in his hand,” mother Penni Carpenter said with a laugh. “As far back as I can remember, he was always playing with cowboy toys, helping on the family ranch, you name it; he’s loved this stuff his whole life.”
The Detroit City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to hold an election to raise the city’s sales tax from the current rate of 7.75% to 8.25%, equal to the sales tax in most other area cities.
After hearing the news of a planned slaughterhouse to be built in Red River County, one resident near the site of the incoming industry raised concerns of the ecological impact a slaughterhouse could bring. Despite the concerns, however, the slaughterhouse is following all safety guidelines and regulations.
The Detroit City Council will discuss the city’s sales and property tax rates when it meets for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Detroit City Hall, 190 E. Garner St.
Four sisters on the Detroit FFA team went to Iowa to compete in a national competition, and they came back with several top placements.
DETROIT — In an effort to make it easier for residents to pay their bills and deter them from missing payments, the City of Detroit has altered its policies regarding when utility bills will be due and fines issued for late payments.