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Aug

Daingerfield youth pitches in

Marlene J. Bohr
 
Ryan Shaver participates in Pee Wee Reese World Series
 
It hasn’t taken a long time for a Ryan Shaver to get near the top of the game of baseball. The 12-year-old Daingerfield resident and Chapel Hill Independent School District student, participated on the winning team at the PeeWee Reese Tournament at the World Series held at Tao Baja in Puerto Rico.
Tue
19
Aug

Trucker strikes overpass; loses load

Marlene J. Bohr
 
Rush hour traffic was turned into one lane on Highway 11 in Daingerfield when an 18-wheeler lost his cargo after striking the railroad overpass on Highway 11 on Aug. 13.
Tue
19
Aug

Marvin Nichols Reservoir hits a roadblock

Marlene J. Bohr
 
With a big sigh of relief by constituents in the Region D Water Planning Group, Marvin Nichols Reservoir has hit a roadblock as of Aug. 7.In a hearing in Austin at the
Texas Water Development Board on Aug. 7, the board forced Region C to quantify the effects on Region D’s agricultural resources, according to Region D Chairman Bret Mc-Coy.
 
Tue
19
Aug

College approves calling for bond election

Marlene J. Bohr
 
The board of trustees for Northeast Texas Community College approved an election for Nov. 4 asking for a 3.6 cent tax increase. The motion passed with a 6 to 1 vote; the election is planned for Nov. 4. Board member Chuck Johns voted against the election.
 
 
Tue
19
Aug

Aging structures need attention; voter approval

Marlene J. Bohr
 
Budgeting plans for the next year is a little more complicated for the board of trustees of Northeast Texas Community College.
 
To continue reading this article purchase the August 21st edition of The Steel Country Bee or go to our online e-edition at: http://www.etypeservices.com/Daingerfield%20BeeID312/default.aspx
Tue
19
Aug

Attempted early morning robbery is foiled

Marlene J. Bohr
 
An early morning attempted robbery was thwarted when the suspect got scared by passing traffic, according to Daingerfield Police Chief Tracey Climer.
 
To continue reading this article purchase the August 21st edition of The Steel Country Bee or go to our online e-edition at: http://www.etypeservices.com/Daingerfield%20BeeID312/default.aspx
Tue
19
Aug

County residents will not see discount in early payment of real estate taxes

Marlene J. Bohr
 
The discounts for early payment of real estate taxes in Morris County have been suspended, according to a decision made by the Morris County Commissioners at their Aug. 11 meeting.
 
To continue reading this article purchase the August 21st edition of The Steel Country Bee or go to our online e-edition at: http://www.etypeservices.com/Daingerfield%20BeeID312/default.aspx
Tue
19
Aug

Daingerfield residents to see increase in trash pickup rate

By Marlene J. Bohr
 
The Daingerfield City Council approved a rate increase for refuse pickup for residents of Daingerfield at their Aug. 11 meeting. Gene Keenon, manager of government affairs for Republic Services Inc., said his company needs 18 cents more per week to continue serving the citizens of Daingerfield.
 
Tue
19
Aug

Construction nearing completion at HSISD

By Marlene J. Bohr
 
A construction update was presented on the classrooms at the Hughes Springs Elementary School. The presentation was made at the Aug. 11 meeting of the Hughes Springs Independent School District board of trustees.
 
To continue reading this article purchase the August 21st edition of The Steel Country Bee or go to our online e-edition at: http://www.etypeservices.com/Daingerfield%20BeeID312/default.aspx
Tue
19
Aug

Fall Fashion Preview

Shawna Russell, owner of the Bea Hive Beauty Salon in Hughes Springs, was one of the vendors at the 2014 Fall Fashion Preview held Aug. 4. The event was held at The Legacy an Event Center on First Street in Hughes Springs.

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