In the number six spot for top stories in 2019, five years after the old hospital closed, Red River County took a major step forward to restoring healthcare in the area.
Roxton High School homecoming queen nominees Kaylee Dillard and Tristin Bell hold up their pinkies during the school song earlier this year during Roxton’s final homecoming pep rally. Roxton ISD was consolidated into Chisum ISD prior to the start of the 2019-20 school year.
McNeal said the district’s audit was “very unusual” due to the consolidation with Roxton ISD. The reports reflected the districts’ assets as two separate entities, as well as one district post-merger.
An audit of the year-long process of consolidating Roxton ISD into Chisum ISD showed no significant findings, Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire told his district’s Board of Trustees.
Roxton ISD Principal Sabrina Rosson has announced the school’s honor rolls for the fifth six weeks reporting period of the 2018-19 school year.
Paris Ford Lincoln would like to congratulate its 7 scholarship winners from area high schools. Scholarship presentations were made at Ford's Driving Dreams Scholarship presentation at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Tuesday. Each student, along with over 400 others, earned a schol…
ROXTON — Her voice choking up with emotion, valedictorian Kaylee Dillard said it was time to say goodbye to Roxton ISD.
ROXTON — Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire promised the Roxton City Council the school district only wants from Roxton ISD what can be used for student instruction.
The Roxton ISD school board met for its final meeting Monday night to approve payment on bills and award the May students of the month for the district.
The Roxton senior class of 2019 took a walk in their caps and gowns up and down the school hallways and all over the town of Roxton as part of the senior walk.
For the past year now, my nose has, metaphorically speaking, been pressed to the glass of Roxton ISD.
Area students on Friday morning went to the Exceptional Rodeo, hosted by the Paris Rodeo Association, an annual event for special needs students in the Red River Valley. They rode horses with volunteers steadying the students on either side, pet goats and rabbits, practiced their roping skills and ate lunch.
Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire said the main focus for his administration right now is making sure the transition goes smoothly for the students.
ROXTON — Over chicken fried steak and chicken spaghetti dinner at the Roxton cafe, Roxton ISD staff draped plastic leis on each other and said farewell.
Paris voters approved a 2-cent increase to the city’s Hotel and Motel tax; North Lamar voters seated three of four candidates for school board positions and Chisum and Roxton voted in favor of consolidating the two districts in Saturday’s election.
At the end of May, the last Roxton graduating class will walk across the stage, the final note on more than 100 years of a lion’s roar.
I am Isabella Theye. I am 14 years old, and I’m an eighth-grade student at Roxton ISD. I’m sure all of you know by now that next school year Roxton ISD will be history. The plan that is hoped for is for Roxton to be consolidated with Chisum. The only thing with that though, is that both, the Roxton, and the Chisum District, have to vote yes.
Early voting in six area districts wrapped up Tuesday, and election officials in each are turning their attention to Saturday voting. Elections are taking place in Paris, Honey Grove and Detroit, as well as in Roxton, Chisum, Cooper and North Lamar school districts.
Roxton ISD Superintendent Kelly Pickle said the school district’s lawyers have drawn up an agreement for the Lura Gregory Trust to take care of current students who will be attending Chisum ISD next year if voters approve a ballot measure to merge the school districts.
County elections administrator Tricia Johnson said voters need to remember to bring their identification.
Early voting to check the ballot boxes starts Monday. While the majority of races in Lamar County are unopposed and the elections canceled, some contests have drawn contenders and/or need a resolution.