Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

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  • Bullard scheduled to address water needs

    Council members, who met Tuesday at Bullard City Hall to address future water needs through a combination of increased I&S rates and commercial water rates, have set an Aug. 12 date to adopt the proposals.

    July 12, 2014

  • Speed limits on 4 roads on county’s agenda

    A public hearing on setting speed limits to 35 miles per hour along four county roads will be held during a 10 a.m. Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting Monday.

    July 12, 2014

  • Cherokee County arrests: July 1-7

    The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

    July 12, 2014

  • Troup reports growing sales tax revenue

    Summer is becoming a period of sweet repeat for Troup citizens: For the second consecutive month, the city has posted an amount increase in sales tax revenue from the State Comptroller's office.

    July 11, 2014

  • Troup: City mulls budget, water issue

    Local city leaders got an initial look at the preliminary 2014-2015 budget during Tuesday night's regular meeting, and have called a July 29 special meeting to further address it.
    “It's very preliminary at this point,” said City Manager Gene Cottle, “but our budget is roughly the same as last year.”

    July 10, 2014

  • New mayor pro tem named

    The Jacksonville City Council voted for a new mayor pro-tem Tuesday during its regular meeting at the Norman Center Council Chambers.

    July 10, 2014

  • Making tracks in East Texas

    A recent bobcat sighting during the day in Cuney by a local resident is no cause for concern, said a Texas Parks & Wildlife official, especially if the animal was near an area that was wooded.

    July 9, 2014

  • District’s leader named lone finalist at ISD in Lubbock area

    During a meeting Monday night, the Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District Board of Trustees named Keith Bryant, current Bullard ISD Superintendent, as the lone finalist in the district’s search for a new superintendent. A twenty-one day waiting period will be in effect before Lubbock-Cooper can officially hire Bryant.

    July 9, 2014

  • Don’t lose your freedom on 4th

    Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America's freedom. However, folks should obey the laws during while celebrating, or it could mean serious penalties.

    July 3, 2014

  • Got the flu? Whooping cough?

    Do you have the sniffles? Or maybe a cough that just won't go away?
    Summertime often makes those with allergies have cold-like symptoms, however getting the flu during the summer is also possible.

    July 3, 2014