Deirdre Neely and Shaneisha Hickson, founders of Citizens and Communities Creating Change, set up a cabinet with free snacks and hygiene products for students at Clarksville Middle/High School — and that’s just the beginning.
The Clarksville ISD Board of Trustees has voted not to sell the district’s old elementary school building, but Superintendent Kermit Ward said a sale may be on the horizon.
The council will review an ordinance calling for the May 1 election of four council members to two-year terms at its 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday at Clarksville City Hall, 800 W. Main St.
Cyber Solutions ICA, a wireless internet service provider opened up shop and will help teach information technology and cyber security so more residents of Red River County can work remote technology jobs.
After announcing her resignation, former Clarksville City Manager Julie Arrington reflected on her time in the position. “I wish the citizens of Clarksville my very best and thank you for welcoming me into (your) community,” she said.
After a tumultuous 2020, governmental officials look forward to the end of Covid-19 and are taking an optimistic look at the new year with anticipation the country will both prosper economically and connect again socially.
This story is part of a multi-story project on the Top Ten stories of 2020 as chosen by the newspaper’s editorial staff, based on online readership statistics, hard copy sales and community feedback.
Consumers in the Red River Valley have not been deterred from shopping local during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that’s led to continued growth in sales tax collections for cities, counties and other taxing authorities.
The Texas Department of State Health Services recently updated the way it reports statistics about the Covid-19 health pandemic, and that’s led to a change in The Paris News’s Covid-19 tracking graphic.
The Red River County Clerk’s office will be closed until Jan. 5 due to an employee testing positive for Covid-19, according to the office’s Facebook page.
The Clarksville City Council reviewed the reimbursement application for CARES Act spending at their Tuesday meeting and accepted the resignation of City Manager Julie Arrington.
Clarksville ISD students are back in school following a week of remote learning due to rising cases in the district. While Superintendent Kermit Ward said he still believes in-person learning is the best option, the remote learning was still effective.
While some Red River Valley school districts are back in session after the Thanksgiving break, Detroit ISD and Clarksville ISD have taken time away from campus due to Covid, with classes canceled for the former.
The Clarksville City Council approved a bid for the construction of six new homes through a HUD grant program at its Tuesday meeting and reflected on the brave work done by the Clarksville Fire Department to extinguish a blaze downtown last month.
The Clarksville City Council will consider a bid for a contractor to build six new U.S. Department of Agriculture Home Program houses and discuss purchasing camera systems for police cars.
With themed outfits and prizes, Clarksville ISD is making a serious topic more accessible to kids during Red Ribbon Week, a campaign to keep kids away from drugs.
Clarksville ISD crowned their Homecoming King, Ronomeke Rodriguez, and Queen, Madison Gill, at their homecoming football game Oct. 30 against Maud.
Halloween is right around the corner. Here are few events in the Red River Valley area for kids and adults alike.
A historic building in downtown Clarksville caught fire Saturday, and Fire Chief Rocky Tolison said it has been deemed a "complete loss."
Ekena Millworks in Clarksville is seeing a boom in home projects, and, forecasting the trend to continue, is seeking to expand its hub in Red River County.
Clarksville ISD shut down last week as a safety precaution following a handful of coronavirus infections. Kids were away from school for 10 days but Superintendent Kermit Ward said a problem with student success may be parents.