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.
Rivercrest ISD is back in action after the first day of school on Friday. Students who chose in-person learning returned to schools with heightened cleaning protocols and teachers ready to welcome them back.
Though the tax rate will stay the same, thanks to higher appraisal values, Rivercrest ISD will see a little more money in the upcoming school year.
Lamar County Sheriff’s Office detectives have charged Fredrick Lee Whorton of Bogata with burglarizing a Deport business on Aug. 11.
The building projects total costs is $5.3 million, district financial director Tiffany Mabe said.
Rivercrest ISD students can expect to start school Aug. 28, according to the district’s website. District officials said the end of the school year will be May 27 and graduation is planned for May 28.
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.
Hoots and hollers flew across the stands under the bright lights of the 71st annual Bogata Rodeo on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Rivercrest ISD is in the process of changing its fight song and it will paint over the image of a Confederate soldier in its high school gym, officials announced Wednesday evening on Facebook.
BOGATA — The Bogata police chief is thanking his team and community for doing their part in catching two juveniles who stole over $15,000 in cash.
CLARKSVILLE — Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Red River County Sheriff’s Office deputies will get new uniforms that are more appropriate for hotter weather.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in Red River County since testing began in March hit 70 on Sunday, Mayor Ann Rushing said in an evening Facebook post.
Judge L.D. Williamson announced today Red River County has four new cases of Covid-19, one of them in the Clarksville Nursing Center.
Rivercrest Junior High student Alexis Case recently received word that she has been accepted to the STEM program hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this summer.
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.
Superintendents at Detroit, Rivercrest and Cooper ISDs have extended school closures through May 1 and Hugo (Oklahoma) Public Schools are closed indefinitely as U.S. cases of coronavirus continue to climb.
In an effort to help stop people from gathering in groups of 10 or more, Red River County Judge L.D. Williamson has issued a county-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.