Rhonda Rogers of Paris is the newly elected Speaker of the House in the 18th Texas Silver-Haired Legislature, which will approve and prioritize resolutions, and deliver the report to all members of the Texas Legislature.
Cutline: Prairiland FFA prepared speakers brought back several awards from the State Fair of Texas last week. Those competing included in front, from left, Jessica Francis, quarter finalist; Ally Stapleton; Reese Bassano, semi-finalist and reserve champion; Cadie Gray; and Madison Dias; in b…
Four-year-olds and kindergarten classes at Central Presbyterian Day School visited the Paris Fire Station on North Main Street on Friday to learn about fire safety and tour the station.
Delilah Solar Energy Center would be located on 3,000 acres with a proposed 300 to 500 megawatt of energy production and a capital investment of $320 million to $470 million.
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.
Prairiland ISD expects to receive two $109,000 solar farm checks before the end of the year.
John Henry William Newman, a 2016 Prairiland High School graduate, begins a career next week as a state trooper in Odessa after studying criminal justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Open House and Meet the Teacher Night at all Prairiland ISD campuses will take place Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Prairiland High School Beta Club returned Saturday from National Beta Club competition, winning 11 top 10 places with a second place and two third place finishes.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland ISD teachers will receive as much as a $10,000 raise, even as district taxpayers will see a 7-cent decrease in their property tax rate next year.
The county's trash pick-up day is today. Here are the locations.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland trustees approved tax limitation agreement applications for three solar farms with an expected total capital investment of $639 million at Monday’s meeting.
Saturday night, the Patriots got out on the dance floor, as Prairiland High School hosted the 2019 prom.
Personnel decisions are front and center before Prairiland ISD trustees at a 7:30 p.m. Monday meeting in the administration building, 466 FM 196 South.
About 500 people packed into the Prairiland High School gym Monday and delighted as students and alumni alike struggled to stay atop some often-contentious steeds.
U.S. Air Force Airman Trace Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.
The Prairiland trustees forged ahead with tax incentives for GSE Twelve, the first of two solar farms locating to the district, granting them about $12 million in savings.
In its sixth year for a fall ceremony, Paris Junior College graduated 113 men and 99 women, President Pamela Anglin said.
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland ISD is expected to make a decision about the first of two large solar farms wanting to set up shop in the district at a Feb. 25 board meeting.
PATTONVILLE — Counselors are available today at Prairiland High School following the untimely death of a student.
P’land school board
Hymn group to sing on Thursday
With 2019 underway, progress on two of the biggest projects in the county — the widening of Highways 271 and 82 to four lanes — are still on track to be completed on schedule.
BLOSSOM — A two story home fell to an intense fire early Sunday morning in Blossom.
A second application for a large solar farm in southeastern Lamar County gained Prairiland ISD board approval Thursday night.
Paris ISD hires new teachers
Time is of the essence for two large alternative energy companies with eyes on the East Texas sun and available acreage along a high-powered electric transmission line.
By Mary Madewell
PATTONVILLE — Prairiland ISD student Michael Dougherty said his first place win at the National FFA contest began with his grandfather.
It’s Election Day and that means today is your last day to cast a ballot in this year’s midterm elections.
Some Lamar County residents hoping to vote on Tuesday will need to make note of a change of polling locations or they might end up at an empty building in their attempt to cast a ballot.
Voters hoping to cast a ballot before Election Day on Tuesday are running out of time, as tomorrow marks the last day of early voting.
PATTONVILLE — As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Prairiland FFA students have decided to help one of their own who is going through breast cancer.
PATTONVILLE — From jumping hurdles to attacking on demand, highly trained dogs demonstrated their abilities Saturday and Sunday at a mondioring trial near here.
BLOSSOM — For roughly two hours Friday night, firefighters battled a structure fire along CR 15100. Though he building was lost, nobody was injured, Blossom Fire Chief Billy Forbis said.
PATTONVILLE — Blossom and Deport elementary schools will soon get security walls following action by the Prairiland ISD Board of Trustees on Monday.
With the start of the week, early voting is officially underway. Before going to cast a ballot, however, it is important voters know the ins and outs of the election process.
A 50-year tradition celebrating the end of summer and the beginning of school will continue this weekend with the Bug Tussle antique car trek from Farmersville to Paris.
When firefighters roll up to a blaze, they can tell with a glance at the nearest fire hydrant how much water pressure they’re working with. There’s no secret to the code — the hydrant’s color is a dead giveaway.