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Paris ISD campuses competed in the third annual Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving competition. A total of 2,285 boxes were delivered to the Downtown Food Pantry. Paris Junior High School received the Traveling Turkey Trophy for the second year in a row for the most boxes collected.

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The Rotary Club of Paris United achieved the Citation Award with two Presidential Distinction Awards for the 2018-19 year. The citation was presented to club President Alex Fowzer at the Rotary District meeting on Nov 2, and pictured, he presented it to immediate past president Andy Cobb dur…

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“We need to remember our veterans,” local veteran Johnny Wood said. “Freedom isn’t free; it was paid for by the sacrifices made by our veterans, and that’s not something we should forget.”

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“I’d recommend people try to avoid downtown the best that they can this afternoon,” Interim Fire Chief Thomas McMonigle said. “It was kind of a mess down here, trying to get the trucks and water supply, with all the construction and whatnot.”

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The North Lamar Education Foundation works to support graduating seniors in their post secondary efforts through scholarships and other means. On Saturday, the organization will host its annual tailgate for scholarships to help in that goal.

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Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

For 244 years, the United States Marine Corps has served alongside the other branches of the American military to keep the country safe, and on Friday, the local Marine Corps League celebrated that history.

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Paris residents with concerns about the city’s building codes will have the opportunity to express those concerns at a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 107 E. Kaufman St.

The holiday season is fast approaching, and with the holidays comes of the season’s most recognizable trademarks: bell ringers for The Salvation Army, raising money outside businesses throughout town.

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Veterans Day is approaching, and several events to honor the men and women who served in the armed forces are scheduled throughout Lamar County for the weekend and the day of the holiday.

Join the Lamar-Red River County Crime Stoppers Dec. 7, for a Holly Jolly Fun Run at the Love Civic Center Pavilion. Santa will be on site to get things started, and registration begins at 8 a.m.   

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Thirty Paris Junior High band students earned places in the Texas Music Educators Association Region IV Middle School All-Region Band. Students who qualified include: Flute: Alexandra Mendoza, Ethan Hundley, Matthew Miller, Ava Fitzgerald and Madeline Green; Clarinet: Adeliz Hinojosa, Paul T…

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Dollar General will come to Deport on June 11, 2020, Mayor John Mark Francis has announced. Led by a group of four investors, the plans and development of the proposed store have been approved, Francis said. 

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Polling places ran out of ballots, long lines formed and an entire polling place came to brief standstill while waiting for copies of ballots to be printed as nearly seven times more voters turned out for this year's constitutional amendment election than in 2017.