Santa Claus recently took a short break from his busy schedule to visit with The Paris News and answer a few questions for boys and girls.

While many consumers are logging online to do their Christmas shopping, there are perks to looking for keepsake gifts closer to home, such as supporting the community and unearthing unique treasures made by local people.

Gingerbread cookies and houses are one of the many symbols of the holiday season, alongside Christmas trees and twinkling lights. In fact, few confections symbolize the holidays more so than gingerbread.

There is no shortage of sports fans, and with Christmas drawing near, people’s sports allegiances can lead to some truly memorable gift opportunities. That’s where Big Boy Memorabilia comes in.

Whether they are personal trees nestled in the corner of a living room for families to enjoy or towering evergreens serving as the focal point of a town square, Christmas trees are a wonder to behold.

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First of all, I want to wish you all a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. Since the crappie have been doing so well on Mayse, one thing that will be on my table for sure will be fried crappie along with the regular Thanksgiving fare. Yes the crappie have been biting very good on Mayse and it …

An uncropped image of a pretty buck moving around Nov 25 at about 9 a.m. on Lamar County public land. He seemed to be grunting and communicating to nearby deer.

DENVER — A strong storm expected to drop up to a foot of snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Tuesday prompted airlines to issue travel alerts and the National Weather Service to issue blizzard and wintry weather warnings from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes.

The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog?

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Hey, I wasn’t all that excited about another “Charlie’s Angels,” and I wasn’t alone. It was an $8 million bomb at the box office on opening weekend. And I’m sorry because it’s a real kick in the pants.

Q. Dear Neil: I was given a schefflera plant a year ago. Its leaves have gradually become cupped and rather unattractive. Why would that happen, and how can I get it back to looking normal?

This past week, during the peak of the cold weather pushed down by the first arctic blast of the season, I was deer hunting up on the Brazos River on the Dale River Ranch, using my .45-caliber Airforce Airguns Texan air rifle.

Freedom Tabernacle Church of God in Christ along with OverComers C.O.G.I.C. were instrumental in helping to feed at least 50 families with turkey or ham baskets with all the trimmings Saturday. The organizations thank the PCA staff and Brookeshire’s for their generous donations to make this …