April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

One Day Without Shoes campaign raises awareness of child poverty

Bullard Middle School will celebrate One Day Without Shoes Tuesday, April 29. One Day Without Shoes is an annual event put on by TOMS shoe company. More...

Lane closures expected with area TxDOT road work

Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be busy this week at various locations around East Texas, said TxDOT spokesman Larry Krantz. More...

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Local student receives SMU multicultural academic award

Philip Morley, a resident of Bullard, received the Award of Achievement at the 24th Annual SMU Multicultural Academic Achievement Ceremony. To be recognized with the Award of Achievement, a student must have a grade point average of 3.5-3.749. More...

It's a good time to live in Bullard

GUEST OPINION

Time inexorably moves forward. The same cannot be said of progress. Not every community is progressive. More...

The dangers of childhood

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

I am amazed at what we survived when we were children. For instance, do moms still make their kids wait an hour after lunch before they can get back in the swimming pool? I don’t think so. More...

Bullard FFA teams compete at Area; four make State

Students who finished among the Top five teams advanced to the State FFA contests, which are scheduled for various times in April and May. More...

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Three-year-old Katie, and her mother Olga Deland, took advantage of beautiful weather Friday, April 18, to spend time at the Bullard Kids’ Park. More...

Smith County cleanup a success

Officials with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office Environmental Crimes Unit reported that the recent County Wide Clean Up program was one of the most successful on record, collecting 186.46 tons of trash and bulky items. More...

Sports

Brook Hill teams shine on diamond

The Guard took on McKinney Christian last week. The baseball team cruised to a 14-0 victory, but the softball team one-upped the boys with a 16-0 rout. The 30 runs were scored at the home fields. More...

Guard wins tourney; sending 9 to regionals

The Brook Hill boys won the Tapps 3A District 2 Tournament, at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club on Tuesday, April 8, advancing six boys and three girls to regional tournament Monday April 14. More...

BH fields strong team for regionals Brook Hill claims district tennis title

Logan Walters mined gold at the TAPPS 2-3A District track meet at Prince of Peace Christian School in Carrollton April 11-12. Walters finished with the top throws in the discus and shot put for two first place, gold medals for Brook Hill. More...