Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District
Sep25

Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that motorists traveling in seven of nine counties in the Paris District may encounter contractor crews working along several roadways during the next few weeks. Contractor Stripe-A-Zone of Grand Prairie, Texas, will be milling rumble strips into roadway shoulders and centerlines on many roadways beginning Sept. 26. Rumble strips are a road texture safety feature...

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Channel 18 News Friday 09-23-16
Sep23
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Como-Pickton FFA Successful at Four States Fair
Sep23

Como-Pickton FFA Successful at Four States Fair

Como-Pickton FFA found success at the Four States Fair recently and have a number of events on the calendar for October. Ag Mechanics: FFA members from Como-Pickton FFA participated in the Four States Fair Ag Mechanics contest for the first time.  They exhibited four projects at the show:  A 14ft decorative entry gate constructed by Osvaldo Gutierrez and Brynden Andrews which placed third in its class.  First in class projects were a...

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Wood County’s Delayed Response only Delayed Arrest
Sep23

Wood County’s Delayed Response only Delayed Arrest

A delayed result of a registration search did not deter the arrest of William Raymond Tate, 51 of Yantis and the recovery of a stolen Wood County vehicle. A traffic stop followed normal procedure but when Wood County returned a delayed hit for the stolen vehicle, Hopkins County deputies and Sulphur Springs Police became aware of the Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. SSPD located the 2011gray Jetta in the Super Handy parking lot at...

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Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives
Sep23

Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives

What Does it Take? Eighth graders all across the country are being encouraged to think about a study track to enter when they begin high school.  That is always a difficult decision, because may adults are still trying to decide what they want to do! My Family & Consumer Sciences colleagues and I are firm believers that our careers are making a difference in the lives of others.  We are professionals whose work assists...

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Tira News
Sep23

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Wesley Weir played Bright Star baseball Monday night. Yvonne Weir visited her grandson, Nicolaas, (Destri’s son) in Wednesday in Dallas. On the way home she visited Elise and Eli (Dacy’s children) in Caddo Mills. Yvonne also shared, “Wesley and Robert attended the carnival Wednesday night. Wesley had a wonderful time.” Chip and I met Jacob, Tiffany, and the kids at Coleman Park to watch Jakota play soccer on Saturday...

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Miller Grove News
Sep23

Miller Grove News

by Brandon Darrow Gardens are on the down-hill now that summer is slowly turning to fall.  I have a few pea plans left and my okra is in full swing.  Other than that my garden is gone for 2016. Sunday afternoon (Sept. 18) I stopped by Michael and Tammy Anthony’s open house.  Construction was finished not long ago and I know they are proud to be all moved in.  They built the house behind Michael’s grandmother’s house (Mary Lou Akins)...

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Channel 18 News Thursday 09-22-16
Sep23
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NETBIO Sale Produces Another Record
Sep22

NETBIO Sale Produces Another Record

The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) pre-conditioned stocker and feeder sale is in the habit of setting records, and the September 21 sale was no exception. Not only was there a full house of buyers, sellers and interested cattle producers, but also the 5,715 head of cattle consigned was a record for this fall sale. The number of sellers (shippers) continues to grow. A total of 256 sellers consigned cattle to the...

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Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7
Sep22

Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7

    Since NETBIO (Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization) and the Texas Agri-life Extension Service began assisting independent cow/calf producers in promoting the beef industry, the concept has grown beyond the borders of the state.  Today, beef producers and agribusiness representatives work together through pre-conditioning and marketing to optimize their product to beef buyers. A celebration of this success is...

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