Many news publishers, including The Paris News, have made great strides recently in digital subscriptions, and it helps to have fans who extol the benefits of such services.
In what promises to be a tumultuous and competitive election year, races for the Texas House are going to be a lot more interesting than those for the Texas Senate.
Dressed in colorful costumes equal to any one might see at Disneyland, 42 preschoolers sang and danced as they presented “Christmas Classics Remix,” a selection of favorite children’s Christmas songs.
The new report from Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is an absolutely damning indictment of the Steele dossier.
A few months ago, SpaceX also sent up a dozen wine bottles to ferment in space for a year. Bottles from the same batch will also ferment on Earth for comparison.
I often hear retired people say, “I’ve never been busier. I don’t know where all the time goes.” Well, I know where it goes: It goes to the doctor’s office.
The world is a dangerous place and it's getting more dangerous all the time.
There are any number of applicable witticisms and pedestrian cliches to hang on that kind of folly. The first one to come to mind is, “people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.”
Like a GOP grocery list, the memo runs through the president, Democrats in the Legislature, diversifying the party and the age-old struggle of low voter turnout. While it reads like a list of ideas, there are glaring holes in terms of specific strategy.
We are amazed and impressed by the massive logistics required and how rarely the boat runs out of anything or seems to experience any difficulties. Cookies, on the other hand, seem firmly within the cruise ship’s control — and equally elusive.
Quite simply, 2019 has been a spectacular year for music. I can’t remember the last time I listened to this many stellar albums that came out in a single year.
If Sen. Harris had a time machine, I suspect she would go back to about exactly a year ago, when she decided to attack a federal district court nominee regarding his membership in the Knights of Columbus.
Texas and the U.S. are currently enjoying the lowest unemployment rates in five decades as interest rates remain low and the Federal Reserve has announced it will keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in coming months. Despite risks from slower overseas growth and trade tensi…
I’ve recently taken up walking, just a daily jaunt of nearly two miles from one end of the street to the other. I figure it’s the best way to take off these 15 or so pounds I’ve gained since moving to Paris last year.
Republicans believe all God’s children should be treated with equal dignity and respect, and therefore believe everyone should be treated the same under the laws of the land, including employment laws.
Hopefully a majority of the Court will listen to Republicans like Straus, most of the business community and the majority of Americans who believe that all Americans deserve legal protection from discrimination.
Imagine being married 62 years, and in the twilight of those years you see that marriage fall apart to the point of domestic violence, a divorce and the breakup of family.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Donald Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.
Too big marshmallows, shrinking pie crusts, burnt cakes. My list of baking tragedies abound, but I always enjoy learning from them.
Well, it’s that time of year again! We Fergusons have had a great year. Here are a few of our highlights.
What Bee and I find refreshing about Thanksgiving is that, in spite of all the travel delays and the family stories, for once the focus is on the cooking.
Ah, well. They say you remember the challenges more than the successes.
The latest round of tariffs is meant to strengthen our economy and assist producers of all backgrounds, like those here in Lamar County. While global trade wars might seem far away, our neighbors are seeing it play out personally in real time.
I know there are times when a slow, 360-degree turnaround is the very thing I need to check my own internal compass.
As the seemingly inexplicable losses pile on, the question needs to be asked: What’s holding the Cowboys back?
For some reason, the very first thing I noticed on my early morning visit to the beautiful St. John Cantius Church was a statue tucked away in a corner, between two confessionals.
This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. Small Business Saturday also smashed records with $3.6 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Analyt…
Whether at home or at work, shoppers spent a cool $7.9 billion on Cyber Monday sales in 2018, according to trend trackers. That’s up from $2.98 billion in 2015, and it actually beat Black Friday sales.
State officials say local governments shouldn't use taxpayer funds for things some taxpayers don't support. That describes just about everything government does.
While it’s obvious that the best holiday stories are funny or entertaining, we may forget that these stories often convey life lessons.
Why is it so urgent that Trump, who has been in office for nearly three years and will stand for re-election in 11 months — why is it so urgent that he be impeached and removed this very moment?
I don’t quite know what possessed him, but this year my dad wants to do Thanksgiving out on the lake.
By year’s end, we’ll have seen hundreds of 20-minute segments during the morning news about “how to Christmas shop.” Isn’t Christmas shopping pretty much the same as non-Christmas shopping?
In my determined and continued use of the TV remote in my downtime, I have come upon something I consider alarming — advertisements that glorify children who are picky eaters.
I will agree that the difference between punditry and news reporting has become blurred to the point people who really should know better are allowing their own bias to not just creep into ethical reporting, but slamming into it like a well motivated offensive lineman.
Back home, my family keeps things pretty traditional for Thanksgiving. We do a big afternoon meal with turkey, and we always have sweet potatoes and green beans of some sort.
Sometimes we just need someone else believing in our ideas to make those ideas — even the crazy ones — seem possible.
A little time every day with God, even simply communicating with him at a quiet spot at home or work or anywhere in the world. That could be the greatest gift you give yourself and everyone in your life as we wind down the year.
The Houston Astros, one of the most dominant baseball teams in recent years, is currently embroiled in a scandal the likes of which the sport has not seen in nearly a century.
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…
Next up, concert-wise, for Heritage Hall is Friday when Texas rising magical musicians Kolby Cooper and Chris Colston take the stage with their respective bands.
New York Times writer Michael Grynbaum on Nov. 16 offered an interesting perspective on the country’s divided political reality following the first week of impeachment testimony.
I’ve heard it said many a legal case has been won or lost in the judicial system before the first witness is called to testify.
Why are House Demo-crats stonewalling questions about the identity of the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower?
SPOILER ALERT: This contains mild spoilers for the new Disney+ show “The Mandalorian.”
If you know anything about children and cats, you know they are one thing: fastidious.
It’s always good to hear about people from Paris who are succeeding in their chosen fields.
I made the mistake by tuning the AM radio to KRLD, on 1080KCs out of Dallas. Less than two minutes later I was staring at the radio in horrified disbelief.
The 2019 Red River Valley volleyball season was memorable to say the least. Our community’s teams sent seven volleyball teams into the postseason, and four of those teams advanced past the first round of playoffs.
The greatest service we can do is listen; the greatest service our officials can do is to operate in the open.
"I like the edge season!” my husband, Peter, said, as we watched the moon rise over the mountains and felt a chill breeze rise with it.