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With testimony by local Paris EMS paramedic Jason Dyess on record in Austin, lawmakers are supporting a push to include paramedics in a state tuition exemption for college fire science courses that’s currently offered to firefighters and law enforcement officers.

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Paris Junior College’s Drama Department opens its Fifth Annual New Works Festival-Pyro Playfest on Thursday with a double slate of shows performed on an alternating schedule over four days in the Ray E. Karrer Theatre, in the school’s administration building.

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The North Lamar Theatre Department recently received notification of senior Seth Jones nomination for Best Actor for the Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Tevye in their fall production, Fiddler on the Roof.

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The North Lamar ISD Board of Trustees, administration and staff invite the public to celebrate the naming of four of its buildings and complexes in a recognition ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the James A. Dawson Athletic Facility.  

The 2019-20 Detroit FFA Show Team will host its sign-up during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the high school/middle school cafeteria, 110 E. Garner St.

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Discussion on ways to increase the safety of children playing at the city’s park was tabled Tuesday to allow city officials time to contact the owner of an adjacent property about permission to install some type of fencing.

Second-grade Gifted and Talented students Michael Martin, Camila Chappell and Blake Brannan work as a team using Rokenbok Stem Carts to build a gear train lift. In the process, the Aaron Parker students are learning to use foundational engineering terms such as compound machines, bearing, ba…

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Red River County Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell said he’s taken some heat since the April 6 multi-agency raids that led to the arrests of nine men and women who face federal and state drug charges. On Tuesday, he fired back at critics.

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Wednesday forecasts warning of baseball-size and larger hail came with a caveat — if, as in if an expected low front clashed with triggered storms. And that didn’t happen here.

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The Reno Parks and Trails Committee’s Fairies in the Forest event is back on after inclement weather April 13 forced its cancellation.

Paris High School students recently competed in the Best of Texas Competition. Students competed in three rounds and then for best overall places in each contest. Students and their placing in the statewide competition include, first row from left: Adam Hartman, 4A, overall third place/ninth…

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A welcome sign the Tourism Committee had previously posted in two locations off Texas Department of Transportation right of way on Highway 82 East removed after land ownership sales will once again see the light of day.

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The Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site is inviting the public to come and enjoy various Easter activities during “Easter at the Maxey House” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

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If you can park your car under something, that might be a good idea this evening or you run the risk of damage from baseball-size hail. The National Weather Service has forecast a high severe weather potential for today to kick off after 3 p.m. as a dry line pushes into the area ahead of a cold front.