Paris Tractor Supply Co. on Aug. 24 will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during its annual Out Here with Animals celebration — a month-long event that recognizes pets, animals and the people who care for them.
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties for the coming week. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
As a statewide increase in vehicle collisions and insurance claims works to drive up car insurance rates, insurers are working to create ways for customers to save.
Paris City Council will go behind closed doors twice at a Monday meeting to discuss the separation and possible termination of City Manager John Godwin, according to an agenda posted shortly after 9 a.m. today by City Clerk Janice Ellis.
Officers said they arrested Ashley Cyrus Thursday for abandoning or endangering a child with intent to return.
UPDATE WITH MUGSHOT: Daniel M. Roberts, 53, of Paris, is suspected of brutally assaulting a 78-year-old woman in a Clarksville Street home Wednesday morning.
Amy Adkins, assistant principal of Paris Junior High School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year.
Come September, locals Jay Ryan and Dustin Broadway from I am Broadway will be flying down a soap box derby racetrack in their eggplant emoji.
City Fire Marshal Clyde Crews said Tuesday a blaze at Ward’s Restaurant was caused by an accidental grease fire, and his investigation has been closed.
Temperatures inside a car can reach dangerously high levels even when it feels just right outside. That was the message delivered Tuesday during an outreach project after a 3-year-old child was left in an SUV on Aug. 6.
BREAKING: An elderly woman and the person suspected of beating and stabbing her were taken to Paris Regional Medical Center this morning for treatment of injuries.
Kindred Hospice, in partnership with several local businesses, is hosting a food drive to benefit the Downtown Food Pantry.
State Farm agent Dane McLamore presents a donation from State Farm Insurance to Paris Pregnancy Care Center Monday for an agency-sponsored August Diaper Day. From left to right: Roxann Hadley, Casey Weyland, Scott Kennedy, Kendra Abbey, Vickie Powell, Dane McLamore, Sharon Peters and Debbi Cutrell.
The City of Paris is looking to expand a rental property maintenance ordinance to include privately owned residencies and to regulate the placement of storage containers as a result of a Monday meeting.
AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding hunters and anglers that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except the year-to-date fishing license) expire at the end of August, and new licenses for 2019-20 go on sale Thursday.
POLICE BRIEFS: Roxton man arrested for suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, PLUS: Suspected marijuana, meth leads to arrest and Paris man jailed for marijuana possession, felony warrant
The Paris Police Department has opened a felony investigation into the suspected starvation of a Paris dog that died today at a Frisco animal hospital, Capt. Terry Bull said.
Paris City Council honored the Dixie Youth 9 and under world championship team with a proclamation at Monday’s meeting. Pictured, from left, are Logan Scholl, Ryder Moree, Aiden Curtis, Kallon Gallaghan, Kai Furtch, Averi Curtis, Ky Fortner, Pierce Keenum, Noah Williams and Luke Nutt. In bac…
Paris City Council suspended City Manager John Godwin with pay Monday night after meeting for almost three hours behind closed doors with an outside attorney.
Quick action by Ward’s Restaurant staff helped to get customers and employees to safety this morning without injury during a fire that’s now under investigation by the city fire marshal.
POLICE BRIEFS: 3 arrested for endangering a child, man arrested after officers hear gunshot, PLUS: Man arrested for aggravated assault; Police arrest man for probation violation; Man arrested after officers hear gunshot; Police investigate George Wright Homes aggravated assault call; and Paris woman arrested for controlled substance possession
Emotions ran high Sunday evening at a charity basketball tournament at the Boys and Girls Club of Paris, where an argument between two players preceded a gunshot outside that is still under investigation by local law enforcement.
Ask anyone who knew Kim Hancock, and they will tell you she was a friend to all she met. On Saturday, the Paris Elks Lodge was full of friends who came to honor her memory after she passed away last week following her battle with cancer.
The the first Chevy Truck Day in the Park is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Record Park, at 7th Street Northwest and Henderson Street, and it will feature Chevy trucks from 1999 and before.
POLICE BRIEFS: Hugo woman charged for bacon theft, fight with officer, PLUS: Police: Lawn mowers taken in burglary
The Paris Fire Department is in the running to win $100,000 for its 2018 lip sync challenge video.
City officials remain tight-lipped about a closed session agenda item regarding Paris City Manager John Godwin for Monday night’s City Council meeting.
Liberty National Bank recently made a $5,000 donation to Paris/Lamar County Habitat for Humanity to assist in building new homes for qualifying applicants. The Paris/Lamar County Habitat for Humanity is currently building two houses per year. Pictured, from left, are David Thrasher, bank vic…
Sensei Jerry Offutt, Paul McClain and and ShoDan Travis Dickson with United Shotokan Association host a karate demonstration at Anytime Fitness in Paris on Saturday. The association is establishing in Paris and karate lessons are taught on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Anytime Fitness.
Tickets are going fast for the next Country Dinner Theater scheduled Sept. 9 at First Christian Church, 780 20th St. NE, according to church outreach director Ronnie Nutt.
As digital-savvy hosts turn to Airbnb to offer travelers a place to stay, they are finding a surprisingly steady business. But such services could be costing states, counties and cities millions in uncollected hotel occupancy taxes, a new study found.
Jerry Horton, a retired firefighter from Station 1, previously said firefighters’ roles have changed rapidly over the years. Instead of just fighting fires, firefighters now respond to medical and hazardous material calls and receive additional training, such as dive training.
POLICE BRIEFS: Police arrest man for suspected synthetic marijuana, PLUS: Officers respond to assault call, arrest suspect and Police: Woman resists arrest while intoxicated
A statewide increase in car accidents and insurance claims could raise premiums across the board, including in the Paris area, local insurance agent Misty Vaughn said.
Paris Fire Chief Mike Vogel said the state fire marshal has been called in for an investigation on a structure fire Sunday at 402 2nd St. SW.
With a volleyball tournament — play is today through Saturday — looming and work underway, the Eagles needed a gym ready to host it, and they found it at Trinity Christian Academy.
Paris Community Theatre kicks off its 2019-20 season with the funerally-funny “Dearly Departed,” an off-Broadway hit written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones.
POLICE BRIEFS: Investigators: Basham arrest solves 4 burglaries, PLUS: Paris man arrested for parole violation
The annual Back 2 School Bash will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for registration, with drawings to start at noon.
The Paris Care Clinic is planning to help seniors find relief from the heat.
Paris police said officers arrested 19-year-old Eric Gabriel Basham on Tuesday on two outstanding warrants for felony burglaries of residence after turning to the public for help.
Country music artist Neal McCoy returns for the third year in a row Oct. 5 for a concert benefiting the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial.
Both the city’s Building & Standards Commission and the Traffic Commission need volunteers to serve as commission members, City Clerk Janice Ellis said.
Through this collaboration, PrimeTime will now give members a way to increase their levels of physical activity in a safe, friendly and supportive environment.
A 3-year-old child left for about 40 minutes in an SUV in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday morning is OK and in their parents' custody, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said.
“Our public hearings sometimes tend to be more of a public debate, and I didn’t know if there is anything we can do as a commission to cut down on the back-and-forth,” Commissioner Chad Lindsey said.
Carter BloodCare says the community blood supply, especially the red blood cell inventory, has hit a crisis level that ranges beyond the expected summer lows.
POLICE BRIEFS: Police arrest two men on parole violation warrants, PLUS: Paris man arrested after harassment call, Man arrested for property theft, and investigations opened into burglaries
The Paris Junior College Board of Regents agreed on a proposed tax rate of 0.084%, a reduction from the current tax rate of 0.085%
People packed into Karrer Theater at Paris Junior College this weekend to see the likes of Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, The Beatles, Sonny and Cher and more. No, it wasn’t the concert event of the century — it was the sixth annual Can-Can Follies.