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Caddo Mills ISD to host dedication, open house at new high school Thursday

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Lindsey Wiley
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Texas A&M University-Commerce

Voters approved a $90 million bond for constructing the facility in November 2020.

  • In Caddo Mills today, there will be a ceremony and open house celebrating the new Caddo Mills High School. A formal grand opening, ribbon cutting and dedication scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Later today, the school district is hosting the Caddo Mills Hometown Gathering at the high school. The schedule includes a senior citizen tour and dinner at 4:30 p.m. Building tours begin at 5 p.m. There will be a pep rally at 6 p.m. featuring sports teams, the drill team, cheerleaders, and band. And building tours will continue after the pep rally. The new high school was built thanks to a $90 million bond approved by Caddo Mills Independent School District voters in the November 2020 general election. It’s located at 3049 S. FM 36, that’s between State Highway 66 and Interstate 30. More details are available at the Caddo Mills ISD Facebook page.
  • In Greenville, the municipally owned electric utility reported an all-time record for single day electricity demand. The Herald-Banner reports the record was set on July 20 this summer. High temperatures that week reached 108 degrees, with heat index values as high as 113. Greenville Electric Utility Service staff told the Herald Banner that the peak load on July 20 reached more than 124 megawatts.