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GISD board earmarks funds for improvements
Improvements to Gainesville schools were on the agenda during the Gainesville Independent School District (GISD) board meeting Monday including $52,083.28 taken out of fund balance for installation of new playground equipment at Edison Elementary.
Summer Sounds series continues June 28
Gainesville’s “Summer Sounds” outdoor concert series continues Friday, June 28, in downtown Gainesville, with country musician Max Stalling set to headline.
NCTC regents approve new staff positions
North Central Texas College regents approved several new positions recommended by the administration at Monday’s regular meeting.
NCTC's Wallace elected TCCIA secretary
North Central Texas College Vice-President of Instruction Dr. Brent Wallace was recently elected Secretary of the Texas Community College Instructional Administrators (TCCIA).
Unemployment rate down in Cooke County
Recent Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) data shows favorable changes in the local unemployment rate and civilian labor force since the start of 2013, with officials giving equal credit to Cooke County’s strength of industry and proximity to larger cities.
Circus clown performs at library storyhour series
Free circus tickets will be available to the ‘greatest show on earth’ as the Cooke County Library (CCL) and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (RBABB) have teamed up to promote the library’s summer reading program during a performance Monday by Kelly the Clown at The Little Theater on the North Central Texas College campus.
Lions Club holds officer installation
The Gainesville Lions Club is roaring into the summer with the installation of new officers Friday evening at the Landmark Bank building during the annual dinner ceremony.
Farm Service Agency accepting committee nominations
Cooke County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Scott Tiemann, announced that county committee election nominations begin June 17.
Council to hear name change for Weber Drive
An ordinance proposing a name change for Gainesville’s Weber Drive is set to get a public hearing during Tuesday’s regular city council meeting.
Drought continues throughout state
Despite the helpful torrents of rainfall received in Cooke County lately, many areas in Texas are still classified as being in drought status.
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