At the Clarksville High School's graduation, Trina Garnes shared her story of how she went from high school dropout and teen mom in Clarksville to achieving her masters and being a leader at a charter school in Dallas.
The Clarksville City Council held a workshop Tuesday night, discussing everything from possible future water rate increases to alcoholic beverage sales to zoning and creative ways for the city to handle substandard housing.
Texas sales tax collections for sales made in March and for sales made in the first quarter of the year by quarterly filers topped more than $1 billion.
May 29 through 31 is the annual Texas Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Councilman Gary Gray pointed out the city needed to refine its newly-passed ordinance.
Clarksville held its SpringFest on Saturday, with more than 50 vendors, 12 information booths, a bounce house, an art show and a lot more.
“I’ve been smiling since I got in here,” Perry said from her newly-built 1,121-square foot home. “I’m so excited. I love it. I tell them all the time I could just stay in here and never go back outdoors.”
Clarksville City Council agreed to mix and match on roads chosen for a Community Development Block Grant application. The grant is potentially worth over $300,000 for rebuilding roads in the city.
Clarksville City Council agreed to spend up to $52,000 to help repair the city’s wastewater plant, when the norththside of the plant stopped circulating.
These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
LifeNet is a private company that has had a contract in Red River County for 30 years now. At Monday’s commissioners meeting, Judge L.D. Williamson said the county had to have an ambulance service.
All Lamar County communities continued to see strong sales, particularly in Roxton. Most county seats also saw sales tax revenues grow.
Culture Citizen is planning to host “Local Legends/Living Stories,” a pop-up community, juried art show in a 3,500-square-foot gallery space on the square, 122 W. Main St. The show is slated to run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.
Four months into the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, active cases are down to their lowest levels in more than half a year. Thousands more doses are on the way as vaccine clinics in the Red River Valley continue.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. That’s down 0.5% from March 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that repor…
The city re-approved $3.463 million in certificates of obligation to overhaul the water system Tuesday, Mayor Ann Rushing said.
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.
Red River County Sheriff James Caldwell is turning to the public for help finding a missing 14-year-old girl.
The Texas Education Agency has yet to release guidance for public schools on mask wearing, but at least one Red River Valley school district has already taken action.
Clarksville ISD Superintendent Kermit Ward said he has chosen to keep the district's mask policy in place after Gov. Greg Abbott announced the Texas economy would reopen at 100% and lifted a mask mandate yesterday.
The poet Amanda Gorman, who gained world renown with the presentation of her original poem “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, has deep familial roots in the Clarksville area.