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Whitehouse city council proposes tax rate increase

Wednesday, August 15

The Whitehouse city council held budget workshops for the 2018-2019 fiscal year to wrangle with a nearly $9 million budget. Two such workshops took place in the same week, Tuesday, July 31, and Thursday, Aug. 2.

Burn bans remain for Cherokee, Smith counties

Wednesday, August 15

Although the greater Tyler area received rain last week, burn ban orders still remain in effect for both Cherokee and Smith counties. During an emergency meeting of the Cherokee County Commissioners Court held Tuesday, Aug. 7, officials declared a burn ban to be in effect for the next 90 days, according to Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis.

Troup ISD trustees chew on school breakfast issues

Wednesday, August 15

The Troup ISD Board of Trustees, following the executive session Monday, Aug. 13, approved the hiring of Lisa Doster as agriculture teacher, Christian Harley as eighth-grade US history teacher and Shellie McAllister as seventh-grade English language arts and reading instructor.

Bullard campuses to host Meet the Teacher events

Wednesday, August 15

With the start of the 2018-2019 school year just six days away for students and teachers at Bullard Independent School District, the district’s campuses will prepare to host several Meet the Teacher events beforehand.

    • Bulletin Board

      Wednesday, August 15

      Church Activities The congregation of Bullard First Assembly (650 S. Dr. M Roper Parkway, Bullard) will host a Back to School Bash event 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. The event is free of charge, with hot dogs, lemonade, and snow cones, as well as bounces houses, a petting zoo, pony rides, and a worship concert featuring Barrabus. There will also be offered free school supplies and 100 free backpacks. A free laptop will also be given to a student between 7:45-8 p.m.


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