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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

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

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

Christmas Lighting and Decoration Contest Winners

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

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

2014 — BBQ Smoke Off at Langford Lake Results!

Ribs 1st Place ‘ City Slickers – Team Members: Darrell Dickerson, Prince Jackson, Jesse Thomas, Terry Jackson 2nd Place Home Oxygen – Team Members: Neil Mankins, Toad Witmer, Jeremy Mankins, Lee Lindeman, Jess Ann Parson 3rd Place Banshees – Team … Continue reading

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

Lone Star Directional Drilling

Clarksville’s own Lone Star Directional Drilling was featured in the August 2013 issue of North American Oil & Gas Pipelines! Click to learn more!
Phone: 903.428.8055
Fax: 903.428.8009
email: OFFICE@LONESTARDIRECTIONALDRILLING.COM
www.lonestardirectionaldrilling.com
We are a full service directional drilling company and our team of professionals has over 18 years experience in the directional drilling business. 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).

Artist in Residence

The Red River County Historical Society is pleased to announce the newest Artist in Residence program. Mother-daughter artist team Jamie Carter and Melinda Watters will be the newest participants arriving March 23rd.
Click here for more information. Continue reading

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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