MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Jason Lyle Mooneyham, 48, of Paris, pleaded guilty to theft charges in federal court Friday, received a five-year probated sentence and was ordered to pay $14,000 in restitution for stealing gambling chips from two Oklahoma casinos.

Paris City Council will go behind closed doors at a Monday meeting to evaluate the interim city manager and financial director Gene Anderson and to discuss a tax abatement with Aequis Aero Machine, formerly T&K Machine, 2220 W. Park St.

The Reno City Council will discuss and take possible action on the election of the Lamar County Appraisal District Board of Directors when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Reno City Hall, 160 Blackburn St.

The Lamar County Commissioners’ Court is set to enter executive session to hear updates on the three Samson Solar Energy plants in the southeastern part of the county when the board meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Lamar County Courthouse,119 N. Main St.

The Red River County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Red River County Chamber of Commerce meeting room. The speaker is to be Marvin Gorley, of Paris, who will speak on gathering history about county post offices.

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The Texas Department of Transportation has announced planned road work in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

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The county fire service discussions are being postponed until a new city manager and fire chief are hired, following the resignation of former city manager John Godwin and the departure of former fire chief Mike Vogel this month, Interim City Manager and Paris Finance Director Gene Anderson said.

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Lamar County is home to a diverse cast of plants and animals, and one family near Taylortown has designated roughly 18 acres of land as a recognized wildlife habitat.

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If you haven’t yet bought tickets to Paris Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz,” you just might be too late. Tickets for the live stage version of the beloved 1939 film are going fast, and two shows this weekend are already sold out.

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Good morning, Red River Valley! Look for a high of about 57 degrees as rain is likely to continue, although we may have a sunny afternoon. It'll be breezy, and it'll get cold enough tonight for a freeze warning in Choctaw County.

When Amber Guyger — the former Dallas police officer found guilty of the murder of Botham Jean — was sentenced to 10 years in prison, the sentencing sparked discussion and controversy as many believed the length of the punishment was too lenient. But for the people who determine sentencing l…

A 45-year-old woman was released from the hospital Tuesday after surgery, a family member said. A 43-year-old man underwent additional surgery Tuesday and is now recovering. Neither of the patients’ names have been released. 

Tresors de Paris Art, Wine, and Craft Beer will host Shera Maher, a noted Taos, New Mexico, artist with Paris roots, from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24, at 125 Lamar Ave. in Paris.

Registration continues for a rural health care symposium presented by the Texas Rural Healthcare Association in conjunction with Paris Regional Medical Center and the Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association at Paris Regional’s Lewis Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22.

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Fields of Faith, a student lead program offering young people the opportunity to pray, share with and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ, will hold a childhood cancer fundraiser event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Chisum ISD football field, 3250 S. Church St.

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A second Building Code Overview and Compliance Seminar is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Love Civic Center, 2025 S. Collegiate Drive.