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T.L.L. Temple Foundation Announces $1.15 Million in Grants To Communities Unlimited and PeopleFund To Launch the ROC-ET Initiative
Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation has selected Communities Unlimited and PeopleFund to receive $1.15 million in grants through the Rural Opportunity Catalyst for East Texas (ROC-ET) Initiative. The grants will support the two certified nonprofit community...
Public Safety Career Day in Jasper
A Public Safety Career Day Event was hosted by the Deep East Texas College and Career Academy (DETCCA) last Thursday, December 18. Students from Jasper, Brookeland, Burkeville, Woodville, Spurger, Kirbyville and Newton participated. DETCCA and Lamar Institute of...
Updated Reports on Broadband for Jasper, County – From Connected Nation
The Broadband Team in Jasper County, Texas has completed its community technology assessment. The results of this assessment can be found by clicking the symbol for each of the sections below. The Solutions sector includes recommended actions the community can...
Ed Few Awarded Silver Bucket Posthumously
The late Ed Few was the winner of this year’s Silver Bucket award. Ed was a native and lifelong resident of Jasper who loved his community and worked tirelessly as a civic leader. He was a 1957 graduate of Jasper High School and earned a Business and Economics degree...
TFCP 2021 Economic Summit Held In Nacogdoches — JEDCO Sponsors Keynote Adriana Cruz
Texas Forest Country Partnership presented their annual Economic Summit on Oct. 26 at the Fredonia Hotel in Nacogdoches. This year’s theme was “Post Pandemic Economic Growth”. Attendees heard from: Lonnie Hunt (DETCOG Executive Director) about Rural Broadband plans...
LIT’s partnership with communities makes high school Fire Academy a reality, starting in 2022
A new dual credit High School Firefighting Academy/Emergency Medical Technician program is now a reality
City of Jasper Community Open House Oct. 12
Zoning Presentation Trip1_OpenHouse_Flyer_09.08.2021 Where: City Hall 465 S. Main Street When: Tuesday, October 12 Time: 5:00-6:00PM
Provalus Dedicates Bench
From Provalus' LinkedIn Page: All strong companies know their most important asset are its people. Here at Provalus, we were fortunate to launch our technology center in Jasper, Tx with a joyful, mission-minded and dedicated spirit in the person of Christine Gobert....
The US Senate vote brings the expansion of I-14 closer to reality
On Tuesday afternoon, the US Senate approved an amendment by Sens.Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Ralph Warnock (D-GA) to expand the designation of the I-14 corridor. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27ahM4CO7qQ