Many area teachers and education staff have turned to teaching in non-traditional ways. And now that Gov. Greg Abbott has extended school closures through May 4, the alternative methods are becoming the norm for education.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
Superintendents at Detroit, Rivercrest and Cooper ISDs have extended school closures through May 1 and Hugo (Oklahoma) Public Schools are closed indefinitely as U.S. cases of coronavirus continue to climb.
In an effort to help stop people from gathering in groups of 10 or more, Red River County Judge L.D. Williamson has issued a county-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
The Detroit Eagles Educational Foundation annual banquet was marked by games, live and silent auctions, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” and fellowship among friends and family as they came together to raise thousands of dollars in support of Detroit seniors.
Firefighters were called to the one-story home in the 900 block of Garner Street in Detroit to find it fully engulfed in fire. The family's dog, Rusty, died in the fire.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
“The tax is not for the people in Detroit. It’s for anyone who comes through Detroit and spends money, so it benefits our city,” Mayor Kenny Snodgrass said. “It’s to help Detroit, not hurt us.”
On Highway 82, in Lamar County, crews will be upgrading the metal beam guard fence from Clarksville Street to the Red River County Line. Watch for temporary shoulder and lane closures while crews work.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
With the March primary election coming up, the deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today.
“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.