The parade will take place at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2. For information, contact Kristi Purviance at 903-782-6675.
Operation Christmas Child has been collecting and delivering shoebox gifts to children worldwide for more than two decades. This is a project everyone can still be part of, even with Covid-19 restrictions.
The Bogata City Council will hold a budget meeting Monday evening to discuss changes to the city budget.
The Bogata City Council set up the beginnings of the Bogata Economic Development Corporation at Monday night’s meeting and set in motion it’s first project, selling the corner of Highways 37 and 271 where the nursing home stood to Jibran Azam Properties.
The Bogata City Council is expected to vote on the selling the tract of land on the corner of highways 37 and 271, formerly a nursing home.
Between City Council switches and not one, but two mayor pro-tems assuming mayoral office responsibilities, the City of Bogata for the past few months has been scrambling to get things working.
On Oct. 31, up and down Main Street, the whole family can have fun at Bogata’s Trunk or Treat.
The Maxey House’s toy lion, Livingston, is throwing a little bit of a different Halloween party this year.
The Bogata City Council accepted former Mayor Pro Tem Jacob Rose’s resignation and appointed Bill Mellon as a new council member Monday night, though not without a lot of discussion from the audience.
In another dip of the roller coaster, Mayor Pro Tem Jacob Rose resigned his position from the council after being called to pastor a church in Springfield, Missouri. The council will meet next week to appoint another mayor pro tem and council member.
Bogata City Council agreed to replace Danny Eudy with Larry Hinsley and agreed to a second, more comprehensive budget workshop.
The Bogata City Council will consider accepting the resignation of Danny Eudy as a city councilman at their Monday meeting.
The Bogata police chief got the $1 per hour raise requested, and what amounts to the same for himself, at Monday night’s city council meeting as the group decided to do away with the mayor’s $15,000 per annum expense account.
The Bogata City Council will consider removing the mayor’s expense pay from the city’s budget on Monday evening. The annual expense comes to over $14,000.
After a called meeting Monday night, the Bogata City Council has enough members for a quorum after Councilman Don Roach rescinded his resignation. The council then approved the police chief’s contract, for a full five years, with the pay raise for the force to be amended later.
Paris ISD is reporting three additional Covid-19 cases at Crockett Middle School along with a confirmed case at Aikin Elementary. Also on Sunday, Rivercrest ISD sent out an alert that a high school student tested Covid-19 positive.
Bogata student Jalyn English directs a film for Northeast Texas Community College about chicken magnate Bo Pilgrim.
The City of Bogata is in a tight spot this week following the resignations of its mayor and one city councilman. City administration will continue mostly unaffected, but the next steps to replace its elected officials can be a hairy situation.
In what might have been the shortest meeting Bogata City Council ever, former Mayor Vincent Lum called the meeting to order, announced his resignation, and left through the door, escorted by state troopers.
The Mayor of Bogata, Vincent Lum, announced his resignation at a well-attended city council meeting this evening.
Rivercrest High School Homecoming Queen nominees include, from left, Micah Cannon, Rylie Huddleston, McKenzie Walton, & Payton Christophersen.