Paris Tractor Supply Co. on Aug. 24 will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during its annual Out Here with Animals celebration — a month-long event that recognizes pets, animals and the people who care for them.

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years.

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This month’s sales tax disbursements by the Texas Comptroller’s Office paint a mixed economic picture of the Red River Valley, as the cities and counties that usually collect the most sales tax took a hit and smaller entities experienced an increase.

The the first Chevy Truck Day in the Park is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Record Park, at 7th Street Northwest and Henderson Street, and it will feature Chevy trucks from 1999 and before.

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After hearing complaints from a Faught resident about extensive tree cutting, Lamar Electric Cooperative CEO Jerry Williams said the company’s goal was to “keep the lights on” while saving company money on labor costs. 

 

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It's never been easier getting your food delivered or groceries prepared. Among local services are DoorDash for food delivery, Instacart for grocery delivery, and Walmart's and Kroger's grocery pickup services. The services are meant to free up time otherwise spent waiting in lines or shoppi…

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The Dairy Queen at 9967 U.S. 271 N, has received a Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence Award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.

Today is the last day for the state tax-free weekend shopping for back to school items. Area residents turned out to take advantage of the savings. For a list of eligible items, visit the state comptroller's website. 

Sensei Jerry Offutt, Paul McClain and and ShoDan Travis Dickson with United Shotokan Association host a karate demonstration at Anytime Fitness in Paris on Saturday. The association is establishing in Paris and karate lessons are taught on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Anytime Fitness.

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As digital-savvy hosts turn to Airbnb to offer travelers a place to stay, they are finding a surprisingly steady business. But such services could be costing states, counties and cities millions in uncollected hotel occupancy taxes, a new study found.

Texas’ annual sales tax holiday, during which consumers can pick up clothing, footwear, school supplies, backpacks and more without paying sales tax, begins today.

Walmart launched computer-based active shooter training in 2015 for all its employees and then in 2017, it made its workers take it on a quarterly instead of annual basis. Last month, Walmart started incorporating virtual reality technology in its active shooter training.

The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, or sometimes drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up items that were being returned to the company.

China today threatened retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned tariff hikes go ahead, while the renewed acrimony between the two biggest global economies sent stock markets tumbling.

The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade. The central bank cut its benchmark rate — which affects many loans for households and businesses — by a quarter-point to a range of 2% to 2.25%.

A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications, the bank said Monday as federal authorities arrested a suspect in the case .

Texas’ annual sales tax holiday, during which consumers can pick up clothing, footwear, school supplies, backpacks and more without paying sales tax, is planned for Aug. 9-11.

Kimberly-Clark has been fined $13,260 for a safety violation that led to the Dec. 11, 2018, death of an employee, following an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

HealthCare Express of Paris, 5220 SE Loop 286, has announced the creation of a new initiative and has established a Facebook group for like-minded individuals to collaborate, brainstorm and communicate about ways to keep Paris healthy.

NEW YORK — Equifax will pay at least $700 million — and potentially much more — to settle lawsuits over a 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and similar sensitive information of roughly half of the U.S. population.

Paris Ford-Lincoln will celebrate the Paris All-Stars 9U baseball team that recently won the world series on Thursday, with an evening of food and camaraderie.

Gas prices in Paris have seen some growth in recent weeks, though local and state costs per gallon remain noticeably cheaper than the national average.

Mihir Pankaj will join the Paris Economic Development Corp. board of directors when the economic engine meets Tuesday. He was appointed to the group by Paris City Council in June.

Construction on the planned Clarksville hospital was slightly pushed back due to alterations to the plans. Mayor Ann Rushing said she is unsure what the changes are, but she did say they don’t substantially change the overall design.