The district and its teachers have made changes in real time as Superintendent Kermit Ward's study progressed in order to better meet the needs of the students and to get those who are behind caught up.

Selected this year were Brianna Thompson from Chisum High School and Ricardo Trujillo from Clarksville High School. Brianna & Ricardo join Nakariah Turner from Clarksville High School as ambassadors from area Crime Stoppers.

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.

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.

Football season is another week closer, and each of our local teams completed the first week of scrimmages. More scrimmages will take place Thursday and Friday, and a full schedule of the scrimmage slate can be seen on today’s sports page.