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Digging through local news archives will get a lot easier thanks to a joint effort by Tarleton State University’s Dick Smith Library and the Stephenville Public Library. The Ladd & Katherine Hancher Library Foundation donated a grant of over $10,000 this month that will help fund the digital archiving of old local newspapers published between […]
The new director of the Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department has been on the job since Oct. 3. Director Hawk Scott, which kinda sounds like a superhero name, told the Empire-Tribune Thursday that, so far, he likes what he sees. When Scott replaced Brenda Haggard – who left the position in September after 25 years […]
The Texas Council of Professors and Educational Administration has named Tarleton State University’s Dr. Don Beach 2016 Educator of the Year. TSU’s College of Education Dean Jordan Barkley said Dr. Beach is extremely deserving of this honor from the TCPEA, with 45 years of experience, he’s worked tirelessly to promote and improve leadership at all […]
Stephenville Independent School District principals and administrators gave presentations outlining the campus and district improvement plans at Monday’s SISD board of trustees meeting. Some of the improvements discussed include; Central Elementary, Principal Kelly Magin’s plan to: Strengthen the bilingual program. Implement makerspace lab and incorporate STEAM lessons. Include Special Education teachers in all planning and […]
On Tuesday night, Wayne McKethan signed on as Stephenville’s interim city administrator. The City Council met in closed session and approved the contract to hire the former Granbury financial director and city manager, after meeting and interviewing McKethan last week, choosing him to serve in the post while an executive search is conducted to find […]
At 10:30 this morning, Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio will announce a grant of over $997,000 to TSU’s Office of Sponsored Projects and Texas A&M AgriLife Research to expand a study of bioenergy recovery from animal waste, and improve the sustainability of agricultural industries. The annoucenment will be made at the Administration Building […]
Ranger College is hosting its 2nd annual Pie Fest Bake Off on Thursday, Nov. 17, and this year they’re adding a pie-eating contest. The Pie Fest head rangler is Ranger psychology professor Crystal Rose. She says who says last year they had around 30 entries for the bake off and they’re hoping for as many […]