Decatur school district hits tax rate target

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

When the Decatur school district proposed a bond project earlier this year, the cost to taxpayers was estimated to be a maximum of a 4.2-cent increase in the property tax rate.

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Decatur to hold public hearing on budget, tax rate

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Brian Knox

The public has one last chance to comment on Decatur ISD's proposed budget and tax rate at a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Decatur School Board mulls site for elementary gym

Published Saturday, August 22, 2015
By Brian Knox

Rann Elementary School soon will have a new, stand-alone gym. The exact location of that gym is still to be determined.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, August 15, 2015

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport School Board will consider appointing a representative to the Texas Association of School Board's Delegate Assembly at their meeting Monday, Aug. 17.

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Decatur School Board proposes 4-cent tax rate increase

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board has officially proposed a four-cent increase in the tax rate for the upcoming school year.

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Baseball/softball complex upgrades move forward

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Brian Knox

Plans are coming together for upgrades at Decatur ISD's baseball and softball facility.

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Decatur School Board to propose tax rate Monday

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Brian Knox

The Decatur School Board will meet early Monday morning to propose a tax rate for the upcoming school year.

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Board selects architect for bond projects

Published Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

Three of the larger construction projects associated with the 2015 school bond issue at Decatur took a step forward at Monday's school board meeting.

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Townsend to pick architect; Decatur School Board gives go-ahead in practice facility planning process

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Preliminary work started on Decatur ISD's multipurpose indoor practice facility with the school board last week giving Superintendent Rod Townsend the authority to pick an architect for the project.

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Press box expansion project approved

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Brian Knox

One more Eagle Stadium project was added to this summer's to-do list Monday.

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Decatur School Board digs into bond projects

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur School Board jumped into 2015 bond projects Monday night, awarding multiple bids.

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Decatur campus’ AC fix to be done in summer

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Brian Knox

Things might get a little heated at the sixth grade campus of McCarroll Middle School the closer it gets to summer.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 18, 2015

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Monday night the Paradise City Council will consider declaring April 21, 2015, "Sue Hudson Day."

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Bleacher, parking lot project approved

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Brian Knox

Despite a couple of concerns, the Decatur School Board Monday approved a project to add a section of bleachers and add parking spaces at Eagle Stadium.

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Decatur School Board approves ’15-16 school calendar

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Brian Knox

Perhaps motivated by a girls basketball playoff game beginning in a couple of hours, the Decatur School Board might have set a record for its quickest meeting on Monday.

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Decatur calls $13.5 million bond issue

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Brian Knox

The Decatur school board has spent months evaluating the needs of the school district and deciding what is the most important. Now, it's decision time for residents.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 14, 2015

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport School Board will decide Monday whether or not to create a soccer program.

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Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Decatur School Board is expected to call a bond election at a special meeting tonight.

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Decatur School Board revises bond packages

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur school trustees whittled on possible bond packages Wednesday night until they had cut $2.6 million from previously discussed totals.

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Decatur ISD to consider calling bond election

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Messenger Staff

After months of discussions about needs of the Decatur school district, the school board is expected to make several bond election-related decisions at tonight's meeting.

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