Rivercrest Junior High student Alexis Case recently received word that she has been accepted to the STEM program hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this summer.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
Superintendents at Detroit, Rivercrest and Cooper ISDs have extended school closures through May 1 and Hugo (Oklahoma) Public Schools are closed indefinitely as U.S. cases of coronavirus continue to climb.
In an effort to help stop people from gathering in groups of 10 or more, Red River County Judge L.D. Williamson has issued a county-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
All city facilities are closed to the public until public notice to limit in-person contact during the COVID-19 threat, according to an announcement Friday.
In an effort to keep abandoned vehicles from being parked on the lot in front of 605 Paris Road, the Bogata City Council passed an ordinance to limit parking near the property.
Organizers deemed the hardwood tree seedling giveaway and the E-Cycle event Saturday at the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot a success as hundreds of residents turned out to the event sponsored by Keep Paris Beautiful/Make Lamar County Shine.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
Incumbent Donnie Gentry faces challenger William Brown in the race for Precinct 1 commissioner in Red River County. A meet and greet is planned for both at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bogata Community Center, 206 2nd NW St.
With the March primary election coming up, the deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today.
Controversial exchanges are expected Tuesday when Dallas/Fort Worth and Northeast Texas sub-committees on the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir meet at 9 a.m. in Sulphur Springs at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.
Johnny Goforth of Bogata was arrested Saturday near the scene of the crime on one charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Bogata Police Chief David Short said.
Corrective action on a dangerous S-curve in the middle of town on Highway 271 may not come until the state widens the two-lane roadway from Paris to the Red River-Titus County line, according to a Texas Department of Transportation official.
More than 400 people receive Christmastime gifts at Spirit of Giving event Sunday afternoon at Bogata Community Center.
Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn, frustrates doctors and midwives, and incentivizes substandard care.
Bogata Police Department is handling the case. Investigation has led to a person of interest, but no one has come forward to police, a family member said.
A truck was traveling northbound on Highway 271 from Talco around 8:52 p.m. The male driver lost control, colliding with a telephone company building and then into a home located in the 200 block of Paris Road, officials said.
Spirit of Giving is a free event at Bogata Community Center on Dec. 8 beginning at 2 p.m. Attendees will be given five tickets that can be traded for an assortment of new items donated by individuals, groups and churches.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines a food desert as a place lacking access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other whole foods due to lack of healthy food providers. Bogata meets that definition as it has zero grocery stores within 10 miles of it, economic development coordinator Lee Williams said.
Aaron Scott Murrell, whose jail record lists a Bogata address, was indicted July 27, 2015, on charges of intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle and driving while intoxicated, third or more.