When the time comes to purchase a new vehicle, many drivers explore trading in their existing cars or trucks. Trade-ins can reduce the cost of buying new vehicles and save drivers the hassle of selling their vehicles on their own.
Anyone who has ever driven their vehicles into a filling station is no doubt familiar with the word “octane.” But few drivers may know what octane refers to and how it might affect their vehicles.
Sudden breakdowns can become a dangerous situation if not handled properly. Because breakdowns are so unexpected, drivers are usually ill prepared when they find themselves stranded on the side of the road. Taking the proper precautions for breakdown can help drivers and passengers get by unharmed.
Auto manufacturers have long embraced technology that can streamline the automotive experience for drivers. For example, several years ago keyless entry and ignition systems were introduced, initially on high-end vehicles before they became standard on many other models.
USAToday claims that buying a car online is beneficial because motorists are more likely to find a cheaper car than if they were to buy it in a dealership. While that may seem more convenient, there are some disadvantages to buying a car online.
The Lamar County Extension service will host a feral hog control meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Paris Junior College, 2400 Clarksville St.
Although implementation at the local level won’t come until staff is trained, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, signed into law in December, makes few major changes in agricultural and food policy.
Agriculture is a fairly stable job in Lamar County, according to Texas workforce statistics.
Agriculture is one of the biggest industries in Northeast Texas, with the area responsible for producing large amounts of corn, beans, cotton and other crops. But what exactly does it take to be a farmer, the backbone of the agriculture business?
The agriculture industry has expanded more than ever before and provides a variety of opportunities to professionals interested in this often misunderstood field.
While nutrients and flavor are major benefits, they’re not the only benefits of farm-to-table eating.
On Saturday, May 11, the District 4 4-H Rifle contest was held in Lamar County. There were 65 youth that participated representing 14 counties.
Looking for some variety in life? You don’t have to look much further than agriculture.
From about anywhere in the city, a Paris resident can hop a Paris Metro vehicle and travel by bus to about 3,800 destinations across North America.
The Lamar County Chamber has exceeded many goals since March 2018 when Paul Allen stepped into the role of chamber president. With its ambassador program jumping from 27 members to 70 in under a year, Allen is excited for what’s in store this year and next.
It’s so easy to go about our daily lives ignoring the road work happening downtown — unless it stops us while we’re already late for work — or to forget the new business down the street just renovated a historic building or schools are daily answering the challenge of educating students with limited funding.
Every 10 seconds, a report of child abuse is made in the United States. And for the last 20 years, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris has worked to fight on behalf of the victims here in Lamar County.
Not all heroes wear capes, and that is the case for North Lamar ISD coach and teacher Kathy Barker, who is going on 30 years as a teacher and coach, loves to serve the school district she proudly works for, and she doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.
For years, the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society and the REACH Center in Paris has provided vital services to Lamar County residents with disabilities and their families. At the organization’s helm is Krissy Crites.
Since 1977, Paris Community Theatre has been staging amateur productions with all the polish of a professional troupe, and this year has been no exception.
From a one-room schoolroom to leading the class in more ways than one, Joan Mathis is a favorite figure around Paris. Former students greet their teacher wherever she goes, she said.