According to Global Market Research, digital gift voucher numbers are soon estimated to reach $698.2 billion globally. The report also highlights a growth rate expected at 10% annually from 2015 to 2025.

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.

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Last weekend, a handful of people got the opportunity to see one of Peter Jackson’s latest, most unique films, “They Shall Not Grow Old,” thanks to efforts by a local veteran, John Berquist.

Paris Junior College on Wednesday hosted an inaugural job fair for students and regional businesses. The goal chiefly was to help Paris Junior College graduates obtain employment, although anyone in the community was welcome to attend.

Paris Community Theatre sings in the holidays with a musical revue of favorite Yuletide songs and stories when the amateur acting troupe brings its professional-level entertainers to the stage for “Christmas at The Plaza” this weekend.

The department has received a new ambulance outfitted with custom features, providing both reliability and high-quality resources for staff and patients, EMS Director Kent Klinkerman said.

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L.C. Hill and Clyde Waters, directors for the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District No. 443, were recognized by the Texas State Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts for serving 20 years on the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Trey Watson, field represe…

Families traveling outside of Texas for Thanksgiving might want to increase their fuel budget slightly as Thanksgiving gas prices are the highest they’ve been in five years.

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments region is experiencing outages with the 911 system, Police Chief Bob Hundley announced. They have not announced a cause yet, nor an estimated time of full restoration of service. If you need an emergency response, please call 903-784-6688 and press 0 for dispatch.

A NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist poll last week found "the overwhelming majority of Americans across parties say nothing they hear in the (impeachment) inquiry (of President Donald Trump) will change their minds on impeachment." The poll found that half of Americans approve of the inquiry, and res…

Republican Rep. Gary VanDeaver of New Boston has announced he will seek re-election to the Texas House, and he has received endorsement from Gov. Greg Abbott. VanDeaver represents District 1, which includes Bowie, Lamar, Franklin and Red River counties. He is a retired school superintendent …

The initiative requires agents in charge of ATF offices across the country to either create new guidelines or review the protocols already in place to bring federal charges against people who lie in order to obtain a gun from a firearms dealer. 

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Federal labor data shows a wide e…

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced planned road work in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.