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Articles and news about Red River County

August 11th is Call 811 Day!

Media Contact: Jennifer Altieri 972-855-3164 Call 811 Before You Dig: It is the Law! Calling 811 Reduces Risk of Damaged Utility Lines by 99 Percent DALLAS (August 11, 2016) – Did you know that, before you dig, it is required … Continue reading

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National School Choice Week

The Historic Red River County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Red River County Public Library, will join nearly 1,000 chambers of commerce nationwide in celebrating National School Choice Week, which will be held from January 24 – 30, 2016. Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser Community Challenge

The Historic Red River Chamber of Commerce is participating in The Biggest Loser Community Challenge. Click here to get started. Continue reading

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Christmas Lighting and Decoration Contest Winners

Click for the winners of the 2015 Christmas Lighting and Decoration Contest Continue reading

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Tye Sturgeon…

Tye Sturgeon is a cowboy riding 48 states for children’s charities. Message from Mayor Ann Rushing: Tye Sturgeon will be attending our Red River County Fair on Wednesday and Thursday. We are not sure what time exactly but I encourage … Continue reading

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The William Becknell/Robbinsville Historic Cemetery Dedication

Clarksville, Texas—The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently designated The William Becknell/Robbinsville Cemetery as a Historic Texas Cemetery. The distinction means the cemetery has been legally recorded through the THC’s Historic Texas Cemetery Program, an important step in ensuring its preservation. … Continue reading

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Support the North East Texas Trail

Support the North East Texas Trail’s “Trailblazer Jump Start” program…an effort to clear the entire Red River County NETT corridor. Continue reading

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The Red River County Historical Society 3rd Quarter Program

November 6th @ 6:00 PM the Red River County Historical Society will host part 2 of a presentation on Steamboats up the Red River by Mike McCrary at the Presbyterian Church. The program will be a Power Point presentation titled … Continue reading

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2015 Wade T Witmer Memorial Hog Hunt Winners

The winners for the 2015 Wade T Witmer Memorial Hog Hunt are as follows: 1st Place LIVE – Hog Mafia – total pounds – 1068 Team Members: Keith Hall, Skylar Miller, Dawson Waggoner, and Ben Cobb 2nd Place LIVE – … Continue reading

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Larry Algaier

From The Clarksville Times: Algaier dies Tues 9/10/2013. City Code Enforcement Officer Larry Algaier collapsed in his office at City Hall late Tuesday Morning and died. First responders were reportedly called to City Hall and to Algaier’s office between 10 … Continue reading

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