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Pottsboro ISD board looks to lower tax rate

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.

Denison releases Consolidated Plan for CDBG program

The city of Denison has released its five-year Consolidated Plan for community development and improvement in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. The plan, which was last updated in 2010, is a part of the city’s application process for funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Black Grant program.

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Gunter ISD sells $2 million of bonds to improve facilities, technology

GUNTER — Passing by Gunter High School on State Highway 289, one might have noticed construction vehicles fixing up the south side parking lot where the marching band practices. The parking lot is one of several projects the Gunter Independent School District was able to launch after selling $2 million of bonds from 2005 to make improvements throughout the district.