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Hampton trial set

3 days ago

A member of the Smith County Commissioners Court will have her day in court soon after allegedly assaulting an elderly woman last April. The incident involving Commissioner JoAnn Hampton, 60, currently representing Smith County Precinct 4, occurred on Sunday, April 2, inside of the pastor’s office at Spring Creek Baptist Church in the 13000 block of County Road 46 in Smith County.

Bullard ISD reactivates accounts, releases new disclaimer regarding social media

3 days ago

With the spring semester of the 2017-2018 school year now underway, students attending Bullard Independent School District schools are back in the classroom. Additionally, Bullard ISD is bringing back a tool designed to keep parents and community members informed about the district’s happenings, as the social media platforms for Bullard ISD and its six main campuses are back online. The announcement regarding the revitalization of the district’s social media pages was made in a post on the Bullard ISD Facebook page.

Bullard FFA preparing to host upcoming annual Labor and Merchandise Auction Saturday, Jan. 27

3 days ago

Members of the Bullard community will be able to show their support to the Bullard Future Farmers of America organization, as several student handmade projects, as well as merchandise from local business and student work groups, will hit the auction block at the annual Bullard FFA Labor and Merchandise Auction Saturday, Jan. 27, inside the Bullard Elementary School Cafeteria.

Smith County Commissioners receive update on road bond

3 days ago

The Smith County Commissioners Court received its first monthly update Tuesday, Jan. 9, on the $39.5 million bond package to improve county roads. Smith County Engineer Frank Davis said he plans to provide a monthly update about the bond projects to keep citizens informed about the status of projects under construction, as well as upcoming projects. Smith County voters voted to approve the county’s $39.5 million road bond proposal, passing the measure with 73 percent of the vote Tuesday, Nov. 7, according to unofficial voting totals.

BACC to celebrate, recognize award winners at Annual Awards Banquet Jan. 29

3 days ago

Individual and business members of the Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce will gather together to celebrate, as well as recognize members of the community and a local business for their contribution to the city of Bullard at the annual BACC Annual Awards Banquet and Silent Auction, scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Lazy F Ranch, located at 924 S. Houston St.