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Christmas Lighting and Decoration Contest Winners

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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

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

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

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

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

2012 Get★A★Way Tour Article in Austin Cycling

Check out the coverage of the 2012 Get★A★Way Bicycle tour in Austin Cycling! Austin Cycling Aug-October 2012 (link, PDF file).

Clarksville Chamber Holds Annual Banquet

Highlights: Babe and Nancy Higgins were named citizens of the year, Nancy Patterson Troike PhD honored with the Clarksville Community Builders Award, and more! (click for the full article) Continue reading

How a Small Town Helped Our Veneer Business

By Peter O’Brien, president, Veneer Solutions, Clarksville, TX Working in “small town America” is a great way to compete in the world market. Here at Veneer Solutions LLC, we have a great advantage over our global competitors due to the … Continue reading

History of The Courthouse Inn B&B

The Norris House is a two story Queen-Anne style home located just north of the historic Red River County Courthouse at 506 North Walnut Street. The house was completed in 1889. H.I. Norris was the original owner of the house … Continue reading

Italian Bistro History

from The Clarksville Times 134th Year No. 8 Thursday, February 23, 2006 by Jennifer LaPrade When Alekander Lleshi was a boy growing up in the Eastern European country of Albania, he always dreamed of going to the United States. His … Continue reading

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