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Two More School Systems Approve Four-Day Class Weeks

Two more North Texas school districts are shortening their school week next school year. Beginning in August, Terrell and Anna ISD will slightly extend the school day and do away with Friday classes. Terrell Superintendent Georgeanne Warnock said the Kaufman district’s strategy should help recruit teachers with four-day school weeks.
TERRELL, TX
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navarrocountygazette.com

City of Corsicana Announces Town Hall Meeting, Feb. 21

A City of Corsicana Town Hall Meeting has been scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21. The meeting will be located at the City of Corsicana Government Center Council Chambers, located at 200 N. Twelfth Street. (A quorum of the City of Corsicana City Council may be in attendance.) Please...
CORSICANA, TX
wbap.com

Two North Texas School Districts Shorten School Week

(WBAP/KLIF) – Two school districts on the outskirts of the metroplex are shortening their week next school year. Anna ISD and Terrell ISD will adjust their schedules beginning in August by extending the school day, and doing away with Friday classes. Terrell Superintendent Georgeanne Warnock told WBAP/KLIF News that...
TERRELL, TX
ricethresher.org

Rice should allow more than 8% of graduate students to eat at campus serveries

Editor’s Note: This is a guest opinion that has been submitted by a member of the Rice community. The views expressed in this opinion are those of the author and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of the Thresher or its editorial board. All guest opinions are fact-checked to the best of our ability and edited for clarity and conciseness by Thresher editors.
RICE, TX
kaufmancounty.net

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ricethresher.org

Rice’s debate team talks awards, bonding

David Worth, director of the George R. Brown Forensics Society — Rice’s competitive speech and debate team — said that his team has been described as fanatical. “It’s somewhere between a club and a [Division I] sport,” Worth said. “This weekend before last, we had 16 debates in three days.”
RICE, TX
Ellis County Press

Construction for Ferris Starbucks underway

FERRIS – For Starbucks fans, or those who just want to get a good coffee in the morning, the City of Ferris has some good news. Ferris City Manager Brooks Williams said the city, which is off Interstate 45 and in the counties of both Dallas and Ellis, has been working for more than a year with a developer to bring Starbucks to Ferris.
FERRIS, TX
fox4news.com

Anna, Terrell ISDs switch to a 4-day school week

ANNA, Texas - Students in more rural North Texas school districts will have Fridays off next year. The school board in Anna, which is north of Dallas in Collin County, approved the change last week. The district said results from a November survey showed parents and staff overwhelmingly supported a...
ANNA, TX
Ellis County Press

PUBLIC NOTICE: INVITATION TO BIDDERS – SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY CITY OF FERRIS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF DOWNTOWN PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENTS

Publish two times in The Ellis County Press on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 and Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. Sealed bids will be received by City of Ferris for the construction of Downtown Pump Station Improvements at the meeting office of Velvin & Weeks Consulting Engineers, Inc. whose physical and mailing address is 930 E Corsicana St, Athens, Texas 75751 until February 9, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., where it will be publicly opened and read aloud.
FERRIS, TX
Ellis County Press

PUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE GO STORE IT SELF-STORAGE 2501 N. KAUFMAN, ENNIS, TX 75119

Publish two times in The Ellis County Press on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 and Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. Self-storage unit contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by Go Store It Self-Storage at the following locations to satisfy a lien on February 09, 2023 at approx.12:00 PM at www.storagetreasures.com:
ENNIS, TX
kpyn.net

Canton, Texas woman killed in 2-vehicle wreck near Canton

A Canton, Tx., woman was killed in a 2-vehilce accident on Highway 243 just west of Canton early Saturday evening, Texas Department of Public Safety said. Authorities said that 42-year-old Jennifer L. Johnson was killed in the wreck when headed west in a 2019 Nissan Sentra, colliding with another vehicle, a 2022 Dodge Ram 2500 driven by Jose E. Rincon Juarez, male, 37 YOA of Kaufman, Texas. A passenger in Johnson’s vehicle, Jose E. Rincon Juarez, male, 37 YOA of Kaufman, Texas was treated at a hospital with incapacitating injuries, a DPS spokesperson said.
CANTON, TX
themonitor.net

Mayor Skains updates chamber members on 2023 projects

Gun Barrel City Computers owner Charles Ligon (from left), Gun Barrel City Mayor David Skains and Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce GBC Chapter President Marty Mullins visit at the end of the breakfast meeting held Jan. 19 at Chicken Express. Mayor Skains was the featured speaker and Gun Barrel City Computers was the Spotlight business.
GUN BARREL CITY, TX
ricethresher.org

Bring Sunday brunch back to campus

At the very first Editorial Board meeting of this school year, the seniors on our board got on our high horses to inform the Rice community of the way things used to be done vis-a-vis selling tickets to public parties. We’ve held our tongues since then, as we can appreciate that circumstances change and growth is good. But the time has come for us to speak again, this time in support of resurrecting the greatest of all pre-COVID traditions: Sunday brunch.
RICE, TX