Thanks to a state law requiring taxing entities to raise no more than 3.5% more in revenue year over year from property taxes, property tax rates for nearly all Red River Valley taxing entities — schools, cities and counties — are falling. Despite the lower rates, property owners are paying …
The project will extend along U.S. 271 from its intersection with Highway 37 in Bogata to the Franklin-Titus County line, approximately 8.3 miles.
The federal judge overseeing the decadelong lawsuit against Texas for conditions in its foster care system cut this week’s hearing short. She proposed all parties involved, including the governor, “cut to the chase” to identify solutions.
The Rivercrest ISD will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the boardroom at 4100 U.S. 271 South in Bogata.
Glenda Martin returned to the City Council, and Bogata has two new secretaries after votes by council members at Monday night’s meeting in City Hall.
The City of Clarksville will hold a public hearing to hear input from residents on the tax rate of 78 cents per $100 valuation for the proposed budget for fiscal 2021-22 at 6 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall at 800 W. Main St.
Detroit officials determined a priority list of how to spend money the city got from a Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund grant from the Biden administration at Monday night’s City Council meeting in City Hall.
The event is a fundraiser for the Northeast Texas Trail and North Texas Trail Coalition. The coalition is building a trail connecting Detroit with neighboring towns such as Paris.
Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have long threatened to sue school districts that defy Abbott’s ban on local mask mandates. On Friday, Paxton made good on that threat.
These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
The Detroit ISD Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high school library at 110 E. Garner St.
This year’s Prairiland ISD Homecoming Queen nominees include, from left, Madison Edmonson, Ali Sessums, Kirsten Bridges and Savannah Colwell.
On top of redistricting, Abbott wants lawmakers to take up bills on restrictions for transgender student athletes and the allocation of billions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funds.
Caseloads have left districts scrambling when many have said they have fewer tools at their disposal to combat the spread of the virus.
The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the chance to prepay a child’s future higher education at Texas public colleges and universities at today’s prices, excluding medical and dental institutions.
The Texas Department of Public Safety encourages everyone to drive safely as they celebrate the unofficial end of summer during the long Labor Day weekend.
The legislation will need another stamp of approval in the House before it heads to the Senate, which has not yet debated its version of the proposal on the floor.
AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released totals for fiscal 2021 state revenues, in addition to announcing monthly state revenues for August.
To date, one Red River Valley school district has shut down a campus because of Covid-19 spread. All districts are reporting active cases among students and some staff.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a measure on Monday that would allocate $1.8 billion in state funds to beef up border security. The bill would dedicate $750 million to build walls, barriers, and temporary fences along the Texas-Mexico border. For three decades, at least, the federal go…
The new laws will affect abortion access, social studies curriculum and cities that trim the budgets of law enforcement.