Tira News – Aug. 27, 2021: Navy Sailor Jason Beck Returns Home from Serving in Japan
Aug27

Tira News – Aug. 27, 2021: Navy Sailor Jason Beck Returns Home from Serving in Japan

By Jan Vaughn Kim and Lee Beck & family met son, Jason Beck, at DFW at midnight recently, as he arrived from Japan. Jason is returning home after completing his Navy career. Thanks for your service! The quarterly Tira City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 13, 2021, since the first Monday is the Labor Day holiday. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. Joyce Dodd and Tammy Joslin reported that...

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Tira News – Aug. 16, 2021: Write-In Candidacy For Tira City Council Accepted Through Aug. 20
Aug16

Tira News – Aug. 16, 2021: Write-In Candidacy For Tira City Council Accepted Through Aug. 20

By Jan Vaughn Declarations for Write-In Candidacy for a place on the Tira City Council are being accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. For more information contact Jan Vaughn, Tira City Secretary, at 903-438-6688. North Hopkins ISD Panthers Faculty and staff returned to work at North Hopkins School last week and students return on Wednesday, August 18. First Baptist Church hosted a lunch for the area school employees on...

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Cumby ISD Meet The Teacher And Title I Parent Meetings Set
Aug04

Cumby ISD Meet The Teacher And Title I Parent Meetings Set

Cumby Independent School District administrators have announced the 2021-22 school day schedule and dates for parents to visit the school. The Cumby ISD Meet the Teacher and Title I Parent Meetings will be held on two different days based on grade level. On Thursday, Aug. 5, parents of pre-kindergarten students are to meet in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. to go over brief information, then will have the opportunity from 5:45 to 7 p.m. to...

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SSISD Trustees To Hold 2 Executive Sessions During June Meeting
Jun15

SSISD Trustees To Hold 2 Executive Sessions During June Meeting

The date isn’t the only thing different about this month’s regular meeting of Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees; in addition to the usual reports and action items, the agenda calls for 2 executive sessions, one at the beginning and one at the end of the 6 p.m. school board meeting. SSISD logo While school board meetings are typically held the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. This month, trustees met first on...

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Budget Amendment, Impact Of House Bill 3 On Funding Discussed at SSISD Meeting
Aug24

Budget Amendment, Impact Of House Bill 3 On Funding Discussed at SSISD Meeting

Despite containing two financial reports, one of which required action, the regular portion of Friday’s special noon meeting of Sulphur Springs Independent School District concluded in about 15 minutes. After an executive session trustees also accepted two letters of resignation. Foundation School Program House Bill 3 amended Chapter 48.256 of the education code regarding what tax figures are used to calculate Foundation School...

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City Council Meeting Agendas For Aug. 5, 2019
Aug04

City Council Meeting Agendas For Aug. 5, 2019

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS SPECIAL WORKSHOP MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 6, 2019 6:00 P.M. A special workshop meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in the Conference Room, at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: Call to order.Discussions on proposed fiscal year 2019-20 budget.Adjourn. CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY...

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SSISD Trustees Approve 6 Personnel Recommendations, 2 Firms To Assist With Facilities Planning
Aug31

SSISD Trustees Approve 6 Personnel Recommendations, 2 Firms To Assist With Facilities Planning

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees at a special board meeting approved 6 personnel recommendation and hired two firms to assist with facilities planning. Personnel Changes The school board on Aug. 27, 2021, approved three new hires and for three staff members to swap job, all at two campuses, Douglass Early Childhood Learning Center and Sulphur Springs High School. Aliah Johnson and Sheila Perry will essentially be swapping jobs at...

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Sulphur Springs ISD 2021 Tax Rate, 2021-2022 Budget Set
Aug30

Sulphur Springs ISD 2021 Tax Rate, 2021-2022 Budget Set

The Sulphur Springs ISD 2021 tax rate and fiscal year 2021-2022 budget were set by school trustees during a special noon board meeting Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. The school board also amended the FY 2020-21 budget during the session. FY 2020-2021 Budget Amendments Fiscal year 2020-2021 will end on Aug. 31, 2021. SSISD Business Manger Sherry McGraw asked the trustees to approve amendments to the general fund, food service and debt service...

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Cumby City Council Accepts 2 Resignations, Discusses Finances, Schedules Hearing For Grant Application
Aug30

Cumby City Council Accepts 2 Resignations, Discusses Finances, Schedules Hearing For Grant Application

Cumby City Hall, 100 East Main Street, Cumby, Texas Cumby City Council discussed finances and two openings on the council during this week’s meeting. The resignations of Cumby Mayor Cody Talley and Alderman Place 2 Kristin Thompson were accepted by Cumby City Council during Tuesday evening’s special meeting. Talley reportedly offered appreciation for the opportunity to serve the community, but cited family obligations,...

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SSISD Board Of Trustees Accept Application, Agree To Consider Chapter 313 Agreement For Proposed Manufacturer
Apr12

SSISD Board Of Trustees Accept Application, Agree To Consider Chapter 313 Agreement For Proposed Manufacturer

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees Monday evening agreed to review an application for an appraised value limitation on qualified property for completion, then send it to the state for review for Chapter 313 compliance then, if approved, to consider the request from business considering establishing a Sulphur Springs facility. The application will be reviewed by the superintendent as well as Powell Law Group for completeness, then...

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