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. 

Athletes come in different shapes and sizes. They compete locally and globally, and that is the case for local gymnasts Jessica Francis and Rylee Chapman of Texas Tumbling and Trampoline Institute Inc.

“I was kinda skeptical at first. I was like ‘nah, it’s not gonna be for me.’ But I fell in with some of the other guys, got to talking with them, and seen how it’s changed some of their lives and hearing some of their stories, and so I thought I would actually give it a chance,” Zach Parker said.

Tickets are available for the Texas Dream Center’s fifth annual fundraising banquet Aug. 22 at Love Civic Center, according to newly named public information director Christopher Kennedy.

The council agreed to increase the new water turn-on fee from $25 to $50 with a $150 deposit. Mayor John Mark Francis said the $50 cost was “kicked down” in the early 2000s by a previous council, and the increase will be a return to the previously-established rate.

Hundreds of residents and visitors filled Noyes Stadium and nearby streets in Paris on Wednesday, followed Thursday by crowds of young and old in downtown Paris for the Celebrate America Parade and later along Deport’s Main Street to celebrate the nation’s 243rd birthday.

Deport residents enjoy a spaghetti dinner and bingo Saturday night in honor of Father’s Day at Hale-Glover Community Center. Over 100 participants competed for prizes ranging from cooler backpacks to koozies. Proceeds will support Project Deport’s future community events, such as its Fourth …

A man, identified this morning as Ryan Lewis England, 25, led officers, deputies and Department of Public Safety troopers from Lamar and Red River counties on a 41-minute chase that reached speeds of 95 mph in some areas.

Thursday’s raid of the CVE Technology Group in Allen knocked the August raid of Sumner-based Load Trail from the largest ever Immigrations and Customs Enforcement round up of workers in the country illegally.

The Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Paris Junior College held spring 2019 induction ceremonies in Paris, Sulphur Springs, and Greenville on March 4, 5, and 12. The two-year college honor society inducted nearly 120 students this semester.

The Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Paris Junior College held spring 2019 induction ceremonies in Paris, Sulphur Springs, and Greenville on March 4, 5, and 12. The two-year college honor society inducted nearly 120 students this semester.

Justin Exum had been traveling home from work on Highway 271 near Mount Pleasant when his vehicle hydroplaned. The crash devastated the family as the 34-year-old Deport man was the sole provider for his wife and three young children. On Sunday, a benefit took place to help his family financially recover.