Diversified Minerals Begins Groundwork
Apr01

Diversified Minerals Begins Groundwork

Groundwork began on the new Diversified Minerals manufacturing facility. The facility is 45,000 square feet and is located at 46 Pioneer Parkway, west of CMH Road. The construction is being done by Dixon & Dixon Construction, the same company that is repairing and refurbishing the CNB Mortgage building. Diversified Minerals is a cement and construction/environmental product manufacturing company based out of Oxnard, California....

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Celebration Plaza Expands Restaurant Options
Mar24

Celebration Plaza Expands Restaurant Options

Some downtown businesses are being renovated as several more restaurants will be opening up in the near future. In the next six months a new Mexican food restaurant should be opening on Connaly Street. The owner’s vendor location has been a favorite at the downtown market for the past two years. On Davis Street, Momma Faye’s, a BBQ place is expanding to Sulphur Springs. They are currently located in Dallas’ Deep...

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School Districts Owe Staggering 111.5 Billion in Debt
Mar20

School Districts Owe Staggering 111.5 Billion in Debt

Flynn lays out HB 114 School Districts Owe Staggering 111.5 Billion in Debt Austin-State Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) today presented information in support of his Transparency Legislation HB 114 and HB 1378. This information was troubling to many in the audience, as throughout the state, when it was revealed that the total school district municipal debt is more than 112 billion dollars and over 20 school districts are indebted...

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County Line School Committee Seeks Help
Mar20

County Line School Committee Seeks Help

Members of the County Line School Historical Marker Committee are seeking photos, news clippings and memories about the Old County Line School, which once straddled the Hopkins and Rains County lines. The school’s history began in 1899, and ended in 1947 when it consolidated with Miller Grove ISD. The lower floor of the building had classrooms and the upper story of the school building was used for Woodmen of the World meetings....

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Bulkley Trucking History and Upcoming Driver’s Event
Mar19

Bulkley Trucking History and Upcoming Driver’s Event

With a home in Hopkins County, Buckley Trucking is an over the road Trucking Company specializing in time and tempersture-sensitive freight. At age 19, Clint Buckley started the company with a license and just one truck. Today the trucking firm remains locally owned and operated, has 60 trucks on the road and employs over 100 persons. Each spring drivers with the best fuel mileage and performance are recognized. This year’s...

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