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Bids Due On 3 Van Buren School Projects Over Next Month

Van Buren County Schools Director Jared Copeland said bids on three school upgrade projects should arrive within a month. The project list includes new boiler equipment for Spencer Elementary. Copeland said the old boiler has been patched at least ten times due to performance issues. “What they’re going to replace it with are three smaller units that are redundant,” Copeland ... Read More »

Jackson Co. Health Department HVAC Being Replaced, Bidders Needed

The Jackson County Health Department will get all new HVAC units through a federal grant. County Mayor Randy Heady said the units are 11 years old and in the time frame when mechanical issues can start occurring. He said the grant not only helps the county budget, but improves department safety. “Outside air, fresh air make up inside of a ... Read More »

Algood Park Phase One Bidding Successful In Special Called Meeting

Algood has successfully rebid phase one of the city’s new 21-acre park on Friday night. The city awarded the bid for roughly $655,000, with only lighting being left out from the original plan. City Administrator Keith Morrison said it was his expectation that lighting the parking lot and walking trail were keeping the project from being within Algood’s budget. “It ... Read More »

Putnam Bond Moving Quickly While Interest Rates Are Low

The process is moving quickly after this week’s $98 million bond approval by the Putnam County Commission. Mayor Randy Porter said the process is getting an extra push because of the current low interest rates Porter said the county’s bond rating will go out to interested bidders, then typically large banks will compete to be the lowest bidder on the ... Read More »

WCTE’s Auction To Be Virtual Once Again

WCTE’s Great TV Auction will be held virtually for the second year in a row. Last year the auction went virtual because of the pandemic, but Event and Engagement Coordinator Samuel Gray said it went so well they decided to try it again this year. “We had less expenses last year when we had taken everything online and it just ... Read More »

Jefferson Avenue Widening Construction Expected In Early, Mid-2022

Dirt will not start moving on the Jefferson Avenue widening project until 2022. T-DOT spokesperson Jennifer Flynn said the department is still in the property acquisition phase and bids are expected to open in late-summer or fall. Flynn said that once a contract is awarded, utilities must be relocated. That could take six months. “It just depends on how many ... Read More »

Clay School Board Approves 48 Passenger Bus

A new 48 passenger bus bid was approved by the Clay County School Board Thursday night. The system used a grant for three larger buses, this bus will be paid for by the school system. Director of Schools Matt Eldridge said they received two bids, and selected the $83,000 bid. “This was a 48 passenger bus, we usually get a ... Read More »