Lamar County school districts experienced ups and downs when the Texas Education Agency released the school report card scores for each district and school.
Public schools around Lamar County started back to school today, with teachers, students and parents converging in classrooms to figure out schedules, class times, pick-up times and what supplies were forgotten that morning as they adjusted to a new routine.
About 1,100 educators and school leaders from Chisum ISD, Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, and North Lamar ISD attended the annual Lamar County Convocation on Wednesday.
The beat is going on again this year as all area school bands head back to their fields for practice, marching with their instruments in the heat.
The county’s athletes from Paris, North Lamar, Chisum and Prairiland will hear from Lamar County’s own renowned Coach Gene Stallings and receive motivational bracelets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at First Christian Church, 780 20th St. NE.
PATTONVILLE — Ryan Dougherty, Gracie Harp, Emily Newman, Allen Elliott and Carsyn Fernandez of the Prairiland FFA Chapter were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 91st annual Texas FFA State Convention July 15-19 in Fort Worth.
Ryan Dougherty will travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, in October to defend his 2018 national title in Agriscience competition at the 2019 National FFA Convention and Exposition after winning a consecutive state title earlier this month in Fort Worth.
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.
A Prairiland Junior High Beta Club team took fourth place in the nation this week. Their winning entry — The Patriot, a newspaper published by seven eighth-graders with the help of The Paris News in January.
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.
PATTONVILLE — The Lamar County Appraisal District’s request to buy the Peoples National Bank building in downtown Paris won’t survive another no vote.
Paris Ford Lincoln would like to congratulate its 7 scholarship winners from area high schools. Scholarship presentations were made at Ford's Driving Dreams Scholarship presentation at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Tuesday. Each student, along with over 400 others, earned a schol…
Seventy-five Prairiland Patriot seniors walked into their standing-room only high school gym Friday night, and after some high-fives, a few hugs and words of encouragement, 75 graduates walked out.
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.
Area students on Friday morning went to the Exceptional Rodeo, hosted by the Paris Rodeo Association, an annual event for special needs students in the Red River Valley. They rode horses with volunteers steadying the students on either side, pet goats and rabbits, practiced their roping skills and ate lunch.
Prairiland ISD expects to hear news of another financial windfall from a solar energy farm looking to locate near Cunningham when trustees meet Monday.
An influential conservative think tank has lobbied to make wind and solar projects ineligible for a popular local property tax abatement program. A measure to do that has stalled, but renewable advocates are watching for last-minute changes to other legislation.
The Kiwanis Club of Paris recently presented checks to area educators as part of the club’s support for area schools.
Deport Elementary School will host its Pre-Kindergarten Round-up and Kindergarten Round-up registration in the cafeteria at 9 a.m. April 26.
Prairiland ISD trustees employed three new teachers and renewed employment of support staff at a Monday night 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.