For close to 50 years, residents of Detroit have been able to see a familiar face whenever they visit City Hall — Billie Owens.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Q. Dear Neil: I’ve attached a photo of my pittosporum. It’s dying in sections. Can you tell what is causing it?
The War Department is already in full Christmas shopping mode, being what it is. These days, drivers from Amazon, UPS, USPS, or FedEx show up at our door with alarming regularity, bringing cardboard boxes that I will eventually have to dispose of.
I put off seeing “Joker” for as long as I could. Beside being a complicated film about a highly contemporary subject, it’s a scary film with Joaquin Phoenix — who is scary all by himself.
Most of us have now heard of glamping, a.k.a. luxury camping, a mix of glamour and camping — the tourist industry’s answer to those who like the idea of sleeping outside but not carrying all the needed paraphernalia. It appeals to aging campers, picky sleepers and tender children. Many may t…
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.
A team at Yale led by Dr. Guangchuan Wang and Dr. Ryan D. Chow just recently used a version of CRISPR (CRISPRa) to activate genes that were off.
Classic cars from Tennessee will gather tonight on the Paris Church of God parking lot, 1400 Bonham St.
Grant Full Gospel Church in Arthur City will stage a free fall fest from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Wayside Church of God In Christ has scheduled a 30th appreciation service for Elder and Sister Rondie Williams at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Olive Branch Baptist Church, 620 3rd St. NE, will host its second annual citywide choir ministry concert, “Bridging the Generations,” at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Oak Hill Baptist Church will present its annual Brotherhood Program at 3 p.m. Sunday, with Bishop L.E. Cole of Martin Shiloh Baptist Church of Clarksville as special guest.
A house built on a lot originally part of the Sam Bell Maxey estate celebrates its 100th anniversary with an invitational reception on Saturday hosted by current owners and Lamar County natives Gerry and Vicki Blackshear.
When the time comes to purchase a new vehicle, many drivers explore trading in their existing cars or trucks. Trade-ins can reduce the cost of buying new vehicles and save drivers the hassle of selling their vehicles on their own.
Anyone who has ever driven their vehicles into a filling station is no doubt familiar with the word “octane.” But few drivers may know what octane refers to and how it might affect their vehicles.
Sudden breakdowns can become a dangerous situation if not handled properly. Because breakdowns are so unexpected, drivers are usually ill prepared when they find themselves stranded on the side of the road. Taking the proper precautions for breakdown can help drivers and passengers get by unharmed.
Auto manufacturers have long embraced technology that can streamline the automotive experience for drivers. For example, several years ago keyless entry and ignition systems were introduced, initially on high-end vehicles before they became standard on many other models.
Q. Dear Neil: I had a beautiful lawn that has now gone to this. At first I thought it was a disease, so I treated with a fungicide. Then I thought it might be chinch bugs. Even though I didn’t find any, I treated with Sevin. Still it got worse. What can I do? I have a large lawn and I want t…
SANTA RITA, Guam — Chief Petty Officer Jovan Young, a Paris native and graduate of East Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, builds and fights around the world as a member of a naval construction battalion center located on the island of Guam.
The Berean Bible Club met at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church with 12 members present, including Melonese Bonner, Marnie Bryan, Doris Bryant, Pat Chapman, Donna Edzards, Noreen Flores, Joan Grimes, Donna Komma, Brenda Learned, Betty Moss, Gloria Reynolds and the R…
It’s been nine months since the War Department and I pulled up stakes in our old house of twenty years and moved…a whole five miles north. That move was significant, though. In a world where Baby Boomers are downsizing, we bought and updated a house twice the size of the one we left.
USAToday claims that buying a car online is beneficial because motorists are more likely to find a cheaper car than if they were to buy it in a dealership. While that may seem more convenient, there are some disadvantages to buying a car online.
Sunday, Oct. 13
Commonly known as water bears or moss piglets, these tiny creatures continue to inspire and make those studying them stand in awe of their almost mystical powers.
The recommendations for screening mammography are both confusing and contradictory.
NASA launched a satellite on Thursday night to explore the mysterious, dynamic region where air meets space.
As you know, we’ve had our first real sign of fall and as predicted, the fish have turned on. Of course, we’ll still have some warmer weather with low 90 degrees, but on the cooler days, the bite will really be good.
AUSTIN— Polish the cauldrons and dust off those brooms, Texas State Parks are getting extra spooky this October for some scary-fun events happening throughout the month. A variety of family-friendly Halloween events are scheduled for ghouls and goblins of all ages, including zombie apocalyps…
Every hunt doesn’t have to result in meat for the freezer and antlers on the wall. It’s the sights and sounds and people that leave lasting impressions.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — If you're reading this on a cellphone or laptop computer, you might thank the three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on lithium-ion batteries.
The Paris Harley-Davidson dealership and philanthropist Adam Sandoval have set a new Guinness World Record for continuous Harley-Davidson motorcycles on parade, with 3,497 motorcyclists from across the country riding their Harley Davidson bikes through Paris on a 3.5 mile ride
One of the most emotionally draining aspects of battling breast cancer is the cost. Hospital bills can climb well over $100,000. No matter what, anyone diagnosed with breast cancer will face a host of financial concerns on top of simply trying to survive.
DALLAS — Cancer patients and their caregivers traveling to receive care from any North Texas medical center will have a new option for a place to stay when the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Hope Lodge opens its doors in 2021.
Breast cancer screenings are essential to fighting the deadly disease.
The Art Study Club of Paris had its first meeting of the 2019-20 year on Sept. 18, 2019, with 23 members and two guests present. Officers for the 2019-20 year are president, Frances Robinson; vice-president, Lynn Taylor; treasurer, Carol Bybee; secretary, Shelby Hutchens; publicity, Jean Man…
Two nurses employed with the Paris-Lamar County Health District started their careers in rather unique fashion. One dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. The other did not choose her profession.
Does your dog whine when he sees you heading for the door? Are shredded pillows a frequent welcome home from work? Does your otherwise housetrained pooch have a problem with accidents in your absence?
Addiction is a complicated diagnosis. Experts from multiple fields have a hard time pinning down what exactly defines an addiction, but certain behavioral components seem to usually be included. Preoccupation with certain behavior, loss of control, and suffering negative consequences all pla…
Vaccine, the name originated from the species of cowpox, Variolae vaccinae, which Edward Jenner used to protect people from smallpox in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. Jenner’s discovery was a game-changer for humanity. Louis Pasteur made the name vaccine stick in the late 1800s by saying …
Carolyn Briley had a night to remember, celebrating her 70th birthday with the Cowboys, the Jerry Jones family and her son, famous artist Trenton Hancock.
The Redhead, Taz, and myself watched the critters splash in our pool. Ages 4, 5, and 6, with the one-year-old toddling around in the grass, we were busy.
The Roundtable of Paris
Q. Dear Neil: I moved into a new house last summer. There were two mature crape myrtles, and I’ve followed your instructions on fertilizer and insecticides. With the abundant rain last spring they bloomed beautifully. Now the trees are covered with seeds. I fear the weight of them could brea…
The Paris High School Class of 1976 has decided it has been too long since it last had a reunion.
As I was scanning journal articles a few days back, I came across one titled “Unexpected species diversity in electric eels with a description of the strongest living bioelectricity generator.” The article has many authors, as most journal articles do nowadays. I was hooked by part of their …
Male circumcision has been performed for many centuries for a variety of reasons, many of which are non-medical in nature. Although there are few instances when a circumcision is an absolute necessity, there is increasing evidence that supports the practice. These include things such as fewe…
Tuesday was the first day of fall, as of yet it really doesn’t seem like it. One thing for sure though, you better get ready because it will be here soon. For now, it’s just giving us time to get our fishing and hunting gear in shape and handy.
A glance at the calendar tells us it’s officially fall, but for those who love spending time outdoors, other subtle changes cue us in to what many of us consider our time of the year.