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 contractor, Sammy Gist Enterprises Inc., was granted 256 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $1.3 million. The target date to complete this work is winter 2020, officials said.
Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn, frustrates doctors and midwives, and incentivizes substandard care.
The City of Blossom will paint markers on the streets in front of fire hydrants to make it easier for firefighters to spot them at night.
In 2018, the Federal Trade Commission collected more than 1.4 million fraud reports. The public reported losing $1.48 billion to fraud. Scammers typically use three strategies — in person, by phone or online.
BLOSSOM — The City of Blossom drastically reduced the threshold for how much a project can cost before putting it out for a competitive bidding process in an effort to cut back on spending and improve transparency.
“It’s a lot of work, but it’s a lot of fun,” David Crossland, owner of Afterlife haunted house in Blossom, said. “I used to think that was a stupid thing to say, but it’s true. If you find what you’re passionate about, it’s not work. I get to go over there and create something cool.”
Runners hit the trail for the Blossom Zombie Run Saturday on Front Street in Blossom. With 18 zombies scattered across the trail, 40 registered participants could choose between a 1 mile and 5k walk/run, hosted by the Greater Blossom Development Association.
Lamar County residents can expect to pay more in taxes this year due to increased property values although tax rates for school districts, Paris Junior College, the county and its municipalities are the same or lower than last year.
Open House and Meet the Teacher Night at all Prairiland ISD campuses will take place Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
BLOSSOM — Residents interested in participating in local government can enter their names in the next City Council election, after two seats opened up.
As Corey Townsend digs his heels in to fight a second cancerous brain tumor, friends, family and more turned out Saturday to show him some love and support.
The days are longer and hotter, children are outside playing instead of in the classrooms and the flowers are in bloom. Summer is in full swing, and this weekend, Reno and Blossom celebrated the season in style.
Another round of storms, another bout of short-lived road flooding, sporadic wind damage and power outages. Heavy rain has become par for the course this year, and Wednesday’s storms did not disappoint.
Blossom City Council will meet Thursday to vote on the request from Lamar County Appraisal District to buy Peoples National Bank in downtown Paris.
The Greater Blossom Development Association will kick off its third Patriot Fest on June 28 at Blossom Community Park.
Census estimates for Paris in 2018 show the city is losing residents this decade. Lamar County’s second largest city, Reno, on the other hand, experienced modest population growth.
The City of Blossom will host its semiannual Citywide Cleanup from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
7H Construction will be the company behind improvements to the FM 196 sanitary sewer line project here.
Several times a month, residents who live along Highway 82 just to the east of Reno find themselves contending with large amounts of garbage filling their yards and roadways. And they say they’ve had enough.
With a 100 percent chance of showers and widespread thunderstorms looming in the National Weather Service forecast for Saturday, there have been cancellations of many planned events in Paris and surrounding communities.