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Yesterday | KXII-TV Sherman

Cooke Co. officials to discuss unaccompanied immigrant children issue

The Cooke County Commissioner's Court will meet Monday at 10 a.m. for its regular meeting, during which the recent surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border will be discussed.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, TX, Tom Bean, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WaterWorld

The Texas Water Development Board Today Approved Financial Assistance ...

Texas Water Development Board Approves $423,000 in Financial Assistance to the City of Alice to Address aging Infrastructure The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $423,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, Jim Wells County, TX, Lake Kiowa, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

Gainesville Daily Register

2014 certified property values released

The Cooke County Appraisal District recently released the annual certified property values report for the county that will provide local governing entities the information required to set their budgets and tax rates for the next year.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, TX, Callisburg, TX, Lindsay, TX, Valley View, TX, Muenster, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Library honors first child to complete '1,000 Books' program

The Cooke County Library recently had its first child complete the reading program, "1,000 Books before Kindergar'd'en."

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Related Topix: Libraries

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

GISD board approves teacher pay raise

Gainesville - More money is in the near future for Gainesville Independent School District teachers as a two percent increase was approved by board members Monday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Rosenberg, TX, Texas College

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Nine People Arrested for Prostitution Organization Involving Minors

The Savoy police department arrested the Savoy High School Booster Club treasurer earlier this month -- alleging she stole money and forged checks.

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Related Topix: Savoy, TX, Non-Profit

KTEN-TV Denison

Savoy Booster Club Treasurer Accused of Theft, Forgery

The Savoy police department arrested the Savoy High School Booster Club treasurer earlier this month -- alleging she stole money and forged checks.

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Related Topix: Savoy, TX, Non-Profit

Gainesville Daily Register

Officers make 10 prostitution arrests

At least 10 individuals including a minor were arrested for criminal attempt of prostitution July 10 and July 11 at the Holiday Inn Express, 320 N. I-35 by the Cooke County Sheriff's Department and Special Agents with Homeland Security Investigations, and Human Smuggling and Trafficking Unit.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

'Healthy, Happy & Whole' expo set for Oct. 2

Healthy, Happy & Whole Expo committee members, left to right, are Janet Shuppert, Red River Health & Rehab; Cathy Kinsella, Home Hospice of Cooke County; Megan Anderle, Renaissance Care Center; Stacey Watson, Hometown Pharmacy; Dawn Evetts, Whitesboro Heath & Rehabilitation; Shari Kuykendall, Jordan Health Services; Rhonda Beam, Gainesville Daily ... (more)

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Related Topix: Whitesboro, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Retiring county judge discusses local history

Cooke County Judge John Roane, who plans to retire this year, spoke at the Wednesday Lions Club meeting regarding his time in Cooke County and the historic courthouse.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, TX, Valley View, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Gainesville man indicted for murder

The Cooke County District Attorney say a Gainesville man has been indicted by a Grand Jury on 1st Degree Murder charges in a deadly stabbing.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, TX

KXII-TV Sherman

Flash floods hit Valley View, leave drivers stranded

Cooke County received heavy rainfall overnight, especially southern Cooke County, around Valley View.

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Related Topix: Valley View, TX, Weather, Callisburg, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Heavy rains causing headaches in North Texas

Clusters of slow-moving thunderstorms dumped heavy rains on North Texas Thursday morning, prompting authorities to close Interstate 35 for several hours near the Red River.

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Related Topix: Texas, Denton County, TX, Weather, Valley View, TX, Fort Worth, TX

AccuWeather.com

VIDEO: Flash Flooding Prompts Water Rescues, Halts Travel From Colorado to Texas

Days of soggy weather and rounds of storms have prompted massive, swift-moving flash flooding in portions of Colorado and Texas late this week.

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Related Topix: Weather, Texas, Valley View, TX, Natural Disasters, Drought, Denton, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Flooding closes I-35 north near Sanger as heavy rains soak Cooke, Denton counties

The Big Rain we've been expecting for close to a week is approaching Dallas-Fort Worth from the north, and some towns along Interstate 35 are already seeing substantial flooding.

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Related Topix: Sanger, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Valley View, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Library storyhour continues

The next storyhour presentation is "Cowboy Music for Kids" scheduled for 1 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at the North Central Texas College Little Theater in Gainesville.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

FireHouse.com

DOD Restores Surplus Equipment Program

July 11--COOKE COUNTY -- The U.S. Department of Defense reversed a recent decision to cut a popular program that provides surplus military trucks, tankers and other vehicles to rural fire departments.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Fire, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Gainesville Daily Register

Court approves law library relocation, plans to support county fair barn project

Monday's commissioners court meeting lasted well into the afternoon and included discussions of budget items.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Military surplus program restored for fire departments

The U.S. Department of Defense reversed a recent decision to cut a popular program that provides surplus military trucks, tankers and other vehicles to rural fire departments.

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Related Topix: Fire, Department of Defense, US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Cowboys for CASA to help abused, neglected children

Vicki Robertson, executive director for Court Appointed Special Advocates for children , is looking forward to the upcoming Cowboys for CASA fundraiser July 18 at the Gainesville Civic Center when folks from all across the county come together in support of the non profit agency with the mission to provide advocates for abused and neglected ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gainesville, TX, Fort Worth, TX

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