Marguerite Ann McFadden Edwards “Margaret”, 92, of Paris departed this life on the Lord’s day, May 2, 2021, to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Betty Jean Hearn, 76, of Paris passed away on April 29, 2021, in her home.

Mrs. Frankie Dancer, 74, of Powderly passed away on May 4, 2021, in Paris.

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These are the five candidates for the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week award, which is based on performance from the past week. Voting is open on theparisnews.com and will remain open until 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The Paris Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to join veteran woodworking craftsman Brent Hull for a workshop that covers history, techniques and the importance of saving traditional wooden windows.

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Although Lamar County Democrat Party chair Gary O'Connor has issued a public apology to Sen. Tim Scott and Lamar County residents for his use of a racial slur in a since-deleted April 30 Facebook post regarding Scott's rebuttal to President Joseph Biden's address to Congress, local representatives of the Lamar County, Texas Democratic Party are not accepting his resignation. 

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The Texas House passed a bill 88-40 Friday that would lower the criminal penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana and provide a path for many Texans charged with such a crime to expunge it from their criminal records. The bill applies to possession of 1 ounce or less. Do you support…