“As first responders, a lot of people don’t realize we’re the first ones there because we’re taking the calls, we’re the ones waiting until the physical help can arrive,” dispatcher Anita Travis said.
The father of the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial received a coveted Quilt of Valor at an early morning presentation Saturday at the Paris Elks Lodge, 2110 NE 36th Street.
Childres has heard from several people in the community who were “not very pleased with the product that they were being served,” he said. He wants to get to know the people in his potential precinct and be available for their needs.
The marriage of Texas’ oldest married couple ended late last week when Fannie Lorene Chaffin, 97, of Powderly, passed away at Heritage House of Paris, leaving her 100-year-old husband of 82 years, Leroy Chaffin, and more than 100 descendants spanning six generations.
The Paris News brought home six awards Saturday during the Texas Press Association Convention and Trade Show, including a second place win for editorial writing.
Good morning, Red River Valley! Brrrr! It's a chilly start to the work week this morning but fear not, for the sun will come out to warm us up. Don't be surprised to see areas of patchy frost before 8 a.m.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1957.
Fitness and technology are mixing like never before, and with the proliferation of wearable technology, it's becoming easier to monitor workouts and meet fitness goals. The Pew Research Center recently announced that one in five U.S. adults regularly wear a smart watch or fitness tracker to …
The parade featured over 50 participants, a line of bikes, pickup trucks, cars and vans that began at Martin Luther King and 20th Street NE and proceeded down Fitzhugh, Tudor, Pine Bluff and North Main.
There are four seats up for election this year: Districts 1, 2, 3 and 6. Renae Stone, Derrick Hughes and Clayton Pilgrim are up for re-election; Bill Trenado resigned earlier this week due to health issues, opening up another spot.
While the superintendent supports religious liberty and the new federal guidelines, Allen’s situation was blown out of proportion, Honey Grove Superintendent Todd Morrison said.
Lamar County judicial system prosecuted roughly 2,000 misdemeanor and felony cases in 2019 with sentences ranging from fines, to probation to life in prison.
Good morning, Red River Valley! We should see a quick warm up to around 51 today as the sun gets up in the clear sky. Cool air will prevail as winds come from the north at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 30.
By Tommy Culkin
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during the week of Jan. 20, 2020.
Good morning, Red River Valley! Expect a mostly cloudy day through mid-morning, then a gradual clearing through the afternoon as the high reaches about 53. It'll be gusty as winds come in from the north at 15 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Lamar and Delta County first responders all responded to the call. There have been no reports of serious injuries or deaths.
Blossom City Council tables a request for an upscale duplex complex near Blossom Elementary School and approves a number of agenda items at a Thursday night meeting at City Hall
The Sweetheart Soiree, the lone fundraiser for the Children’s Advocacy Center, is fast approaching. The annual gala is scheduled for Feb. 15.
“I think this is one way of telling the federal government, ‘hey, you’re going to run into a lot of problems if you do this,’" Mayor Pro Tem David Phillips said.
Good morning, Red River Valley! We are almost through the current wet trend, although we'll have to go through today to get to clear, sunny skies. Rain chances ramp up again today to about a 50% or higher under cloudy skies with a high near 52.