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District, School Leaders Invited to Upcoming Leadership Seminar Hosted by John Wink, Region 7
John Wink, current curriculum director at Tatum ISD and former principal at Gilmer Elementary, Hallsville High and Hallsville Middle schools, is bringing his five steps to school improvement to school leaders in the Region 7 area through a cohort seminar series titled "Growing Lead Learners and Leadership Teams." The seminar series will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the following four dates: Sept.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Buckeye Football Tickets for 9/19
Tickets for the Gilmer/Daingerfield game will be available Tues. - Thurs. from 8:00-3:00 each day at the GISD administration building on Trinity street.
Former Gov. Mark White to speak at fall meeting of Davidson Foundation
Former Texas Governor Mark White will be the speaker at the annual fall meeting of the Davidson Foundation held at the Josephine Davidson Memorial Chapel situated on Davidson Road at the center of the Foundation's 3000 acres near Harleton in northwestern Harrison County. This annual event is recognized to be one of the most unique events in Northeast Texas.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Latest sales tax number for Gilmer is misleading
Sometimes the numbers don't tell the entire story. Take Gilmer's September sales tax check, for instance.
Gilmer City Council acts on ambulance building
The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday approved plans and specifications to seek bids on constructing a building which the ETMC medical system will lease to house its ambulances. With ETMC Gilmer scheduled to cease the hospital portion of its operations here after Oct. 31, Mayor R.D. Cross noted that "We need the ambulance service and the emergency room," which will remain open.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Upshur County Grand Jury returns 29 indictments
The Upshur County Grand Jury returned 29 indictments, 10 of them sealed, and passed one case Thursday, said District Attorney Billy Byrd. Defendants, charges, and bond information in the open indictments were as follows, Byrd's office said: Bobby Brian Burnette, 47, of Big Sandy, assault - family violence on May 1. He remained in county jail on other charges.
Storytime offered Thursdays at Upshur County Library
The Upshur County Library's Storytime will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. and at 4:15 p.m. This week attendees may hear Pink by Janet A. Holmes and Cats are Cats by Valeria Gorbachev. The library is located at 702 W. Tyler, St., Gilmer.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
NTCC evening police academy holds commencement ceremony
The Northeast Texas Community College Evening Police Academy recently held a commencement ceremony. The graduates, who all passed their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement exam and are now eligible to be licensed peace officers, are pictured above.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Curtis Grimes from NBC's The Voice to Perform Live at Bridal Bash
In four short years, Curtis Grimes has been a star college baseball pitcher, chased his dream of being a singer / songwriter, played hundreds of concerts all over Texas and the southwestern United States, and performed in front of millions on television. Grimes, a 25 year old from Gilmer, Texas, was an academic scholar and athlete at Harmony High School where he was an All-State pitcher and member of the 2003 state qualifying baseball team.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Gilmer City Council votes against interlocal agreement
The Gilmer City CouncilTuesday voted not to authorize the development of an interlocal agreement with neighboring cities to obtain street improvements. City Manager Jeff Ellington recommended against entering the agreement, conceding that doing so might save money, but citing what he considered several drawbacks to the idea.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
5th & 6th Sept 2014 Gilmer TX Trade Day's
GILMER TRADE DAYS Please come an visit the Gilmer Trade Day's on the Fairgrounds in Gilmer TX, on Friday 5th Sept. & Saturday 6th Sept.
Log Cabin Democrat
Retired volunteers travel country building churches
The Master's Builders, a group ranging in age from their early 60s to early 80s, is a volunteer organization affiliated with the Baptist Missionary Association that travels the country six months out of the year doing ministry-related construction jobs of all kinds. Carol and Eddie Sikes of Gilmer, Texas, are among the couples who parked an RV on the property of Old Liberty, like so many churches before.
Commissioners approve computer software contract
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday voted 3-1 to approve a 60-month cost summary contract with NETDATA after recently accepting that firm's bid for part of the county's computer software. Commissioners Mike Spencer, Frank Berka and Cole Hefner approved, while Pct.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Gilmer declines to join other cities in street work contracts
The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday voted not to authorize the development of an interlocal agreement with neighboring cities to obtain street improvements.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Immigration policy labeled 'dysfunctional'
State Rep. David Simpson told about 50 people at a town hall meeting in Gilmer Tuesday night that the nation's immigration policy is "dysfunctional," and proposed several steps for easing the United States' being "overwhelmed by asylum seekers" at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Gilmer City Council lowers tax rate
The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday lowered the city ad valorem tax rate to .625178 cents per $100 valuation after approving a $6.2 millon budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Gilmer looks to area cities for street work
The Gilmer City Council meets in special session on Tuesday to consider "authorizing the development of an interlocal agreement with neighboring cities" to obtain street improvements.
Buckeyes open season in Tyler Thursday night against Liberty-Eylau
When the Gilmer Buckeyes take the field Thursday night at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium to face the Liberty-Eylau Leopards, Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor will get his first chance to see if he's found the right pieces to the puzzle that starts every season.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Emeline Johnson remembered
Lowe's donated school supplies to Gilmer ISD in memory of Emeline Johnson, who was employed by Gilmer ISD for 23 years.
Gilmer High School Af Jrotc to hold fundraiser
Gilmer High School AF JROTC will wash cars at the Gilmer ABC Auto on hwy 271 on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will also sell baked goods.