The $2,400 scholarship will be credited toward the fire certification class to begin fall 2020. The scholarship deadline is April 15.
Paris Junior High and High School Robotics students competed in the TCEA Area Robotics Contest on Jan. 17 at Region 8.
POLICE BRIEFS: Police arrest Paris man on drug warrants, PLUS: Paris man charged with assaulting pregnant woman and Assault, burglary complaints under investigation
A child sex trial begins Monday with jury selection in the case of 36-year old Elbert Luke Evans of Paris.
Toting crockpots filled with all manner of food-stuffs, many came to tour the displays at the genealogical society’s headquarters at the Depot, socialize over a home-cooked meal, and learn more about the Red River Valley history.
The teams used clues and acted out skits for three rounds to figure out who the killer was. Only at the end of the night was the killer revealed, The Blind Pig manager Christina Meek said.
The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Catering of Paris with a ribbon cutting on Thursday evening. The business is at 1821 Lamar Ave.
In 2018, Texas prosecutors filed about 5,900 new misdemeanor marijuana possession cases a month, according to the state. The first five months of 2019 had an average of more than 5,600 per month, but the number of cases has fallen by more than half since June.
Country singer Vince Gill surprised Gene Watson and his band on stage Jan. 17, telling him if he would sing “Farewell Party” he would be the next performer to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Watson will be inducted later this year, according to Opry sources.
Two Paris police officers have been placed on administrative leave after using deadly force against an uncooperative suspect, Police Chief Bob Hundley said early this morning.
In collaboration with Boys & Girls Club director Katrina Mitchell, Hughes started a nonprofit in August 2019, Supreme All Inc. The organization focuses on providing food and educational opportunities for at-risk children.
Paris Councilwoman Renae Stone has filed for re-election in District 1, city clerk Janice Ellis announced Wednesday.
Dylan’s Drivers has planned a volunteer training session for 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the organization, 1455 20th St. NE in Paris.
POLICE BRIEFS: Reno man turns himself in on aggravated robbery charge, PLUS: Paris woman jailed on felony warrant
The City of Paris is focused on the four final applicants for the city manager position, interim city manager Gene Anderson said Wednesday.
The United Way of Lamar County announced additional funding in 2020 to four partner agencies who applied for an Emerging Needs Grant earlier this month.
First thought to be in operation by the end of summer 2019, the shelter hit a snag when The Salvation Army leaders learned a sprinkler system would be needed before the organization can re-open the shelter.
Lamar County voter registration rolls have dropped recently, according to Elections Clerk Tricia Johnson, thanks to voter purges.
Oncor is bringing two new vehicles to Paris as part of the company’s mission to provide safe, reliable and clean energy to our customers. Paris serves as a hub for Oncor customer service efforts across the area.
“Paris Junior College offers students an opportunity to receive an excellent nursing education without leaving home,” said Director of Nursing Stephanie Parker, “and provides the community with high quality nurses.”
Paris police arrested Austin Douglas Whitworth, 20, of Paris, in the 600 block of 22nd Street SE at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday on three outstanding warrants.