Bear Creek

Water issue a double-edged sword

BEAR CREEK - (Photo at right shows Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor examining town water that has pooled up at a drainage system due to a leak in a line). The water issue in the town of Bear Creek is a double edged sword, as the town is facing soaring water bills due to non-paying customers, while major water leaks are also proving costly to the town.

Over 100 new jobs coming to Bear Creek


From left, Bear Creek Mayor Rob Taylor, Timber Creek General Manager Mike Barnett and Todd Evans, vice president of sales, marketing and operations for Timber Creek Housing.
BEAR CREEK - A new manufacturing company has announced plans to open its doors next spring, providing by summer at least 150 jobs and a tremendous boost not only to the economy of its home site of Bear Creek, but the entire county and region.

Hines Baptist drop-off site for National Shoebox Collection Week

BEAR CREEK - Samaritan's Purse, a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical aid to people around the globe, is partnering with local and area churches once more for Operation Christmas Child, where individual families and churches pack shoeboxes with gifts and treats for children all across the globe, spreading joy and hope during the Christmas season.

Dodd crowned 2020 Phillips High Homecoming Queen


The Phillips High School 2020 Homecoming Court. From l-r: Kayden McGarity, seventh grade representative; Morgan Lauderdale, eighth grade representative; Madison Smith, ninth grade representative; Jada Hulsey, twelfth grade representative; Queen Julie Dodd; Morgan Wilson, twelfth grade representative; Katelyn Frazier, eleventh grade representative and Shelby Dodd, tenth grade representative.
BEAR CREEK - Julie Dodd was crowned the Phillips High School Homecoming Queen for 2020 during a halftime ceremony Friday, Sept. 11.