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United Way campaign begins
This year’s Cooke County United Way campaign kicks off today at 7:30 a.m. with a pep rally and an all day open house at the main office located at 114 E. Main St. in downtown Gainesville.
Comptroller releases local tax allocations
Gainesville, Lindsay and Oak Ridge and Cooke County will receive an increase of tax allocations in the second quarter from the State Comptroller’s office compared with last year.
TCOG program is a life changer
Determination and hard work can change lives.
Leisa Bennett, a client of the Texoma Council of Governments Family Self-Sufficiency program is a shining example of that change.
Storm creates cavern on Broadway
Heavy rains on Wednesday night created a cavern on west Broadway Street where Gainesville’s Street Utility Maintenance Program (SUMP) project is constructing a new storm drain.
Kent Sharp to head Development Corporation of Abilene
Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) executive director Kent Sharp will leave his position Aug. 22 to pursue a new opportunity, accepting an offer from the city of Abilene to become the CEO of the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA).
Leadership Gainesville seeks applicants
Speak with excitement.
Ask any one of the former Leadership Gainesville graduates about their experiences in the program, and they will all respond the same way, with excitement.
Thornberry introduces land dispute bill
The land dispute between the federal government and Texans who live along the Red River was the subject of a hearing in the U.S. House Wednesday as the Resources Committee explored the “Red River Private Property Protection Act (H.R. 4979).”
Economic development corporation approves helping fund youth barn bleachers
Bleachers are in the works for the Cooke Country Fair building as the Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) approved funding for one third of the cost of the project, shared equally with Cooke County and the Cooke County Fair Association.
MISD employees honored
Clay Richerson, superintendent of Muenster ISD, awarded employees for their years of service to the district at a breakfast earlier this summer.
Era school board approves new construction
Era Independent School District board members approved the construction of a new addition to the high school, according to the July 21 unofficial minutes.
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