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Educational Legislative Update: May 1, 2019
May01

Educational Legislative Update: May 1, 2019

Information provided by Dax Gonzalez, TASB Govvernmental Relations The school finance reform bill made it one more round Wednesday, passing through the formal Senate Education Committee hearing. This bill addresses funding for basic allotments, full-day pre-kindergarten programs, teacher and librarian salary raises, school finance calculations and school and certain property tax rates. As substituted in committee, the bill: Increases...

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A Look At The Financial Impact Of The $2M Miller Grove ISD Bond Proposal
Apr26

A Look At The Financial Impact Of The $2M Miller Grove ISD Bond Proposal

Miller Grove area residents are being asked to consider approving in the May 4 Miller Grove Independent School District bond election a tax increase to fund a new Multipurpose Center. The new facility would house a new elementary gymnasium, fine arts facility to include a UIL-compliant stage, concessions and kitchen area, and restrooms. The new MGISD facility would also have space for future expansion of the facility to include...

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Miller Grove ISD Holding $2M Bond Election For Multipurpose Center
Apr26

Miller Grove ISD Holding $2M Bond Election For Multipurpose Center

Residents within the boundary of Miller Grove Independent School District are asked to go to the pole next week to consider approving a $2 million bond election “for the construction, acquisition, renovation and equipment of school buildings in the district.” Miller Grove ISD Board of Trustees officially called for the election on Feb. 11. Early voting by personal appearance began last week, and will resume from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Education Bills Address Finance Overhaul, Teacher Certifications, Special Programs
Apr05

Education Bills Address Finance Overhaul, Teacher Certifications, Special Programs

The last two days have been busy ones as far as education goes in both the Senate and House, with bill impacting budgets, special populations, educators’ pay and a variety of other related topics. WEDNESDAY The Texas House passed a bill supposed to be targeted at reforming the school finance system. The bill allocates $6.3 billion of new funding for Texas public schools and students, and dedicates $2.7 billion for property tax...

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Senate, House Focus On Proposed Education Bills
Mar28

Senate, House Focus On Proposed Education Bills

Sharp: Teacher Pay Raise A Good Start, More Teachers Needed State officials this session have considered quite a few bills proposed by both the House and Senate which impact schools, including an across-the-board raise for teachers, changes to the Teacher Retirement System, safety and security, and school funding. While the passage of an across-the-board teacher pay raise is a welcome change for teachers state-wide, including those at...

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Alliance Bank Expands in Northeast Texas: To Acquire and Merge With First National Bank of Mount Vernon
Nov29

Alliance Bank Expands in Northeast Texas: To Acquire and Merge With First National Bank of Mount Vernon

Sulphur Springs, Texas and Mount Vernon,Texas – November 29, 2018. Alliance BancShares Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, Alliance Bank, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Mount Vernon BankShares, Inc. which owns all of the stock of First National Bank of Mount Vernon, Texas.  Pending shareholder and regulatory approval and...

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“Law School Lunch” Free lunch and Information Session: Coming Soon
Jun23

“Law School Lunch” Free lunch and Information Session: Coming Soon

The Senior Center is happy to announce that Ross and Shoalmire, Elder Law Attorneys will be coming back to the Senior Citizens Center each quarter.  They will be coming at LUNCH now. “Law School Lunch” will start on Monday, August 13th from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM They will have different topics for you each quarter.  This quarter the topic will be “Clawbacks and Paybacks…Is Your Social Security At...

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Sears Closes 4 More Locations in Texas
Jun01

Sears Closes 4 More Locations in Texas

Sears announced it will close more locations across Texas. Nationwide 15 Kmart and 48 Sears locations will close in early September, with liquidation sales starting as soon as June 14.  Dropping sales have forced the once mighty retailer to pull back. The Texas Sears locations are: Lewisville: 2401 S Stemmons Freeway Fort Worth: 1800 Green Oaks Road Cedar Park: 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive Denton: Golden Triangle...

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Saputo Foods USA is Hiring!
Mar28

Saputo Foods USA is Hiring!

Saputo Dairy Foods in Sulphur Springs, TX is hiring. Immediate openings in forklift, production, and maintenance. Multiple Shifts available. Competitive salaries and excellent benefits offered. No need to call. Fill out an application for each job you qualify for. Shift assignments will be given with employment offer. Click here to apply online. Saputo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ...

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Rock Creek Fundraiser for Darla Porter
Mar14
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