Inclement weather will delay this week's Covid-19 vaccination clinics in Paris and in Fannin County. Recipients will be called for rescheduling.
Fannin County businesses are free to expand capacity back to 75% and bars may soon be allowed to open now that the county's TSA Covid-19 hospitalization rate has stayed under 15% for seven consecutive days.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
With winter weather coming and after a deadly 130-vehicle pileup on an icy Interstate 35 near Fort Worth, NWS meteorologists are warning that today may be the last good day to prepare for several days of snow and ice.
Two Honey Grove High School Band students, Joey and Mackenzie Stephenson have been named to the Association of Texas Small School Bands all state band. Mackenzie plays the clarinet, while Joey plays the tuba. Both took first chair at area competition and qualify for the Texas All State Band.…
Honey Grove ISD will have a 10 a.m. start time tomorrow and buses will run two hours later than normal, according to a Facebook post.
As the most recent Covid-19 surge subsides and with the help of rapid tests available from the state, Honey Grove ISD has most of its staff and students back in class. And planning for the next school year has already begun.
Residents in cities and school districts throughout the Red River Valley will be going to the polls May 1 to determine who will serve on city councils and as school trustees for the coming year.
Fannin County commissioners on Tuesday opted to eliminate the court’s assistant position when current assistant Suzanne Stowe retires in February. That will free up some funding for software purchases or part-time secretaries for commissioners without one.
The Fannin County Covid Vaccine Call Center will get a fourth paid employee to help handle incoming calls as the state ships more vaccines to the county’s approved providers. Although active cases remain high, the hospitalization rate is starting to stabilize.
A newly impaneled Fannin County Grand Jury on Thursday handed down 30 true bills while passing one case on for further action in the next session on Feb. 18.
HONEY GROVE — The Honey Grove City Council at a brief Monday meeting put no restrictions on where beer and wine can be sold for off-premise consumption as long as businesses have a license from the state.
Fannin County commissioners approved the addition of two workers to man the phones at the county’s Covid Vaccine Call Center as Covid-19 surges and hospitalizations remain high. The county is receiving limited supplies of vaccine, according to the state.
Honey Grove City Council will tackle a relatively brief agenda when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday in City Hall, 633 N. 6th St.
Fannin County commissioners will send a letter to various state officials opposing bills that aim to stop taxpayer-funded lobbying. The letter also supports for a resolution for an amendment to prohibit unfunded mandates.
Amid a Covid-19 surge and vaccination rollout, Fannin County established a hotline, dubbed the Fannin County Covid Vaccine Call Center, for county residents to be put on a list that will be provided to vaccine-providing facilities.
Three seats on the Honey Grove City Council are up for election this year. The first day to apply for a seat is Wednesday and the last will be Feb. 12.
Potential Honey Grove ISD Board of Trustees members may file their intention to run for a seat between Wednesday and Feb. 12.
The Honey Grove ISD Board of Trustees will approve the district’s order for election and a three-year contract for Superintendent Todd Morrison at their Monday meeting.
After a tumultuous 2020, governmental officials look forward to the end of Covid-19 and are taking an optimistic look at the new year with anticipation the country will both prosper economically and connect again socially.
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