At a Tuesday city council meeting, Detroit Mayor Kenneth Snodgrass announced that the city has obtained enough CARES Act funding to fulfill the needs of Detroit ISD related to Covid-19.
A Tulsa, Oklahoma, woman was killed in a Tuesday morning crash that also injured a Brookston man and a Paris man, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported Wednesday.
As Detroit ISD students head back to school, there’s excitement in the air and masks for all faculty. “Like everybody else, we’re kind of figuring it out as we go,” Principal Henry Sharp said. “But my teachers have been working on it, and I think we’ve pretty much got it down.”
Quality Care ER donated student size face shields for Detroit ISD’s K-3 students to wear during classroom learning. From left are Byron Prince VP, Christa Johnson RN, Detroit Superintendent Kathie Thompson, Jessie Spears RT, Chance Lawson BOM and Taylor Slagle RN.
Lamar Electric Cooperative awarded six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are active co-op members.
Detroit City Council assumed Tabernacle and Library management, proposed a property tax rate and approved application for CARES Act funding during its Tuesday evening meeting.
Detroit ISD will open its doors to students on Aug. 19. The school district is planning for both in-class and remote learning options as permitted by the Texas Education Agency.
The Detroit Veterans Park and Walking Tracks rail is looking sharp with a fresh coat of blue paint.
Detroit FFA will host a Paint the Town event on Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Detroit Veteran’s Park.
Detroit City Council agreed to take over management of the Tabernacle and Library at Tuesday’s regular meeting, pending the approval of the measure at the Lions Club’s next meeting.
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.
The annual Little Motor City Classic Car Show took place in Detroit on Saturday. More than 50 vehicles were enjoyed by hundreds of visitors. The car show has been hosted in Detroit for about 20 years and is used to fund community projects for the city.
The car show has been hosted in Detroit for about 20 years and is used to fund community projects for the city.
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.
Success Center for Learning has named Kaisen Eldridge the recipient of the annual Scholarship for Success.
UPDATE: The Detroit City Council voted to place liens on properties for unpaid sewer balances at Tuesday's meeting. Those liens have not yet been placed.
Schools have started highlighting seniors on social media for their accomplishments and achievements during their high school careers. For many area high schools, this is the first time they are doing something like this.
Seniors at Detroit High School received $10,500 in scholarships based on their merit and leadership skills. Each student is a Detroit FFA member.
The Detroit City Council is working on a solution to the dumping of trash HWY 82.
Many area teachers and education staff have turned to teaching in non-traditional ways. And now that Gov. Greg Abbott has extended school closures through May 4, the alternative methods are becoming the norm for education.