In their budget meeting, the Red River County commissioners approved a longevity pay raise for all county employees.
The city had experienced some backlash from residents unhappy with increasing property taxes, which City Secretary Tami Nix explained was the result of higher valuations from the Lamar County Appraisal District.
It’s slow but sure progress this summer, Mayor Kenneth Snodgrass said, as the rains that flood people’s front yards and driveways also makes it extremely difficult to repair roads.
Detroit High School graduated all 39 students of the Class of 2021 at the Detroit High School gymnasium Friday night. 97% of the class has been classified as college or career ready by the State of Texas.
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.
The decades-long careers of Detroit ISD teachers Dawn Malone, Marilyn Gailin and Lisa McCarthy was celebrated Friday with retirement receptions at the high school gymnasium.
DETROIT — At Tuesday night’s Detroit Economic Development Corp. meeting, the newly-formed group decided on leadership and found out the half-cent sales tax raise would hit city coffers in September.
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.
District staff can receive their shot between 10 a.m. and noon, while the public is invited to receive a shot from 1 to 5 p.m.
Detroit ISD agreed to make masks requested, not required, at the last trustees meeting. The board also began considerations for starting its own police force.
The Detroit City Council has applied for a grant to cover resurfacing part of Main Street, City Secretary Tami Nix said.
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 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.
The Detroit Community Food Pantry will distribute food items to qualified families and individuals from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at New Hope Baptist Church, FR 410 South in Detroit.
A group of seven members from Detroit have been chosen to head the city’s first economic development corporation in an effort to help the Red River County community continue to prosper.
Paris, North Lamar, Detroit ISDs have discontinued remote learning through the rest of the week because of technical issues due to rolling blackouts.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
At a Tuesday meeting, the Detroit City Council voted to have the first meeting of the city’s new Economic Development Corp. in March immediately following the city council meeting.