Emily Newman and Ryan Dougherty of the Prairiland FFA are the recipients of the $20,000 Texas FFA Foundation Scholarship sponsored by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to Kelly Stapleton, Prairiland FFA advisor.
UPDATED W/ LOCAL STATEMENT: Abbott previously resisted calls for such an order and at one point banned local governments from requiring masks. First-time violators will be issued a warning, though repeat offenders could be fined up to $250.
Prairiland ISD trustees approved a 2020-21 fiscal year budget at a Monday night meeting and heard from a financial consultant about how to best use solar energy farm revenues.
The possibility of year-round school because of the coronavirus drew opposition from Prairland’s ISD’s superintendent at a Monday night meeting.
“We just wanted to do something to honor Slade’s memory,” said firefighter Austin Sugg, who helped start the Friends of Slade Baker nonprofit.
Prairiland ISD will spend roughly a half million dollars to revamp the school’s baseball, softball and practice fields, according to Superintendent Jeff Ballard.
Kevin Cuba, a 49-year-old resident of Paris was driving a 2007 Pontiac at 12:30 a.m. Friday north on Highway 271 when he crossed the center line and struck a Chevy Tahoe driven by Adrianna Yanez of Roxton.
If completed, Samson Solar Energy II, valued at $108 million, and Samson Solar Energy III, valued at $215 million, are expected to add roughly $6.8 million to Prairiland coffers over a 15-year period.
“I think TEA is doing the best they can under the circumstances,” Prairiland Superintendent Jeff Ballard said. “I do appreciate the communication we have received from them.”
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.
Trustees approved an amendment to the original application of Samson Solar Energy I LLC for a limitation on appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations taxes approved in August 2018 by trustees.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland ISD trustees are expected to establish guidelines to calculate senior class rank for the 2019-20 school year when the board meets in special session Monday.
An international solar company official addresses environmental concerns posed by solar farms.
Solar energy firm announces $250 million closure on Impact Solar Farm near Cunningham.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
In addition to providing details about academic performance, the report includes information about financial reports and information about staff, programs, and demographics.
Next weekend, the Prairiland High Beta Club will head to state competition, and for the second year in a row, the students will take the newspaper they produced with them. Last year’s paper went all the way to nationals, where it took fourth place.
Biardstown VFD is hosting its chili supper Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 164 CR 13685. Dinner will include chili, stew and hot dogs. $7 for adults and $4 for kids.
With the March primary election coming up, the deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today.
Keeping in mind local trends, officials expect bright things for the coming year, from solar farms to hospitals.
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.