June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

BBN deadlines moved for July 4th holiday

The Bullard Banner News office will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Advertising and story deadlines for the Wednesday, July 6 issue of the paper will be moved up to 12 p.m. Thursday, June 30. More...

Commissioners react to judge's indictment, suspension

Civil case filed by local group halted due to investigation by Texas AG

Smith County Judge Joel Baker was suspended without pay last week after a ruling was released by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. More...

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Bullard FFA CDE teams compete well at recent state competitions

The Bullard Future Farmers of America student organization capped off a successful year with several career development events (CDE) teams competing at the State level. More...

Mayor educates third graders about local government during city hall tour

Third grade students at the Brook Hill Lower School recently learned about their city government, as students loaded the bus and traveled to tour Bullard City Hall Tuesday, May 3. More...

CHURCHES JOIN TOGETHER IN CANADIAN MISSIONS TRIP EXPERIENCE

Youth group students and adult leaders from First Baptist Church in Bullard and Bullard Southern Baptist Church embarked on a mission trip to Canada last week. More...

Flint woman charged with Intoxication Manslaughter after fatal wreck

A Flint woman was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail after investigators found that she was under the influence when she caused a fatal wreck in Tyler last week. More...

City's patriotic showcase blasts off Saturday

The skies will be filled with lights and a sense of good ol’American patriotism, as the City of Bullard will host the annual Fourth of July celebration, “Blast Over Bullard,” Saturday, July 2, in the parking lot of Bullard High Scho More...

Sports

BHS athletes prepare for upcoming sports seasons through annual Strength and Conditioning Camp

Both male and female athletes entering grades seven through 12 at Bullard Middle School and Bullard High School have the opportunity to better themselves by staying in shape this summer and preparing for the upcoming season. More...

Benefit baseball, softball tourney set

A softball/baseball tournament to benefit Zan Perry will be Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10 at the Whitehouse Sports Complex at 12500 County Road 2133 in Whitehouse. Proceeds will be used to help defray the medical expenses for the Perry family. More...

SMITH WINS EAGLE’S BLUFF MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP

Sam Smith was recently named the Eagle’s Bluff Men’s Golf Association Championship, held Saturday, June 25, at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club in Bullard. Smith won the event with a score of 75. COURTESY PHOTO More...

Opinion

Oilfield Christian fellowship

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Many East Texans wonder how they will provide for their family because the oil industry is stagnant and that’s putting it kindly. More...