Of the five Red River Valley counties, three have reported cases. Choctaw County in Oklahoma reported a 2nd case. Fannin County’s case count has remained at 2. Regionally, Hunt County reported 4 more cases, bringing the county’s tally to 12.
Hoping to combat a blood shortage, the United Way of Lamar County, the American Red Cross and the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to host an appointment-only drive later this month.
The first sign for the Heroes Work Here campaign was planted at Paris Regional Medical Center on Friday.
The City of Paris is looking for a few good men and women to serve on its boards and commissions.
President Donald Trump has recommended the voluntary use of a non-medical grade facial covering, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said may cut the spread of Covid-19 by as much as 50%. Paris Mayor Steve Clifford also issued a supplemental public health emergency order…
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On Tuesday, The Paris News will begin a three-day-a-week publishing schedule with a larger focus on digital news coverage and features, company leaders said.
The Paris News earned four first place awards, including Journalist and Photographer of the Year, four second place awards and two third place awards for work done in 2019.
As throughout the nation, Lamar County teachers are turning to modern technology as schools are closed while the country faces the greatest challenge in a century — Covid-19.
The medical community has assured the nation that staying home will help slow the spread of the coronavirus, but being confined at home can mean unintended consequences for victims of domestic abuse and child abuse.
North Lamar ISD trustees approved new grading policies necessitated by school closings at a Friday noon meeting, and declared senior class rank calculation to be based on grades on Feb. 14.
Beginning Monday, North Lamar homework assignment packets will be available for pick-up two weeks at a time followed by April 20 and, if extended, May 4.
The administration is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans for small businesses and nonprofits.
If you’re an investor or a business owner, you just got some help from Washington — and it could make a big difference, at least in the short term, for your financial future.
“We went out there, and they said they were under the impression that they were an essential business,” Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. “It’s a moot point now though, because they’ve apologized and closed.”
“I think everyone has to have their guard up more so during a disaster,” Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. “There are crooks who will take advantage of misinformation and or conflicting information. At this point, there are no travel restrictions for our city.”
Today as a successful radiation therapist at Paris Oncology McKinney, Kelsey Alford, now 25, said the challenges she faced as a teenager resulted in her being a more caring health care professional.
The Paris-Lamar County Health District on Saturday reported a 6th Covid-19 case, adding 220 people have been asked to self-quarantine. Officials said 5 cases are travel-related. One case, the 3rd positive reported March 27, was community transmission.
The Paris-Lamar County Health District on Thursday reported two more positive Covid-19 cases, and officials said the number of people in quarantine at the request of the district had risen to 191.
In Lamar County, there is only one runoff election set — between Alan Skidmore and Rick Ruthart over the position of County Commissioner for Precinct 1, currently held by Lawrence Malone.
Again this year, a generous anonymous donor has stepped up to match up the first $5,000 raised. Pre-scheduled gifts begin on Monday.