Nancy Earlene Hedrick, age 72, of Blossom, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, in Fort Worth after a brief illness. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled Memorial Services for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, beginning at 2 p.m. at Novice Baptist Church with Reverend Duane Falk and Randy Dorit…

Roger Dale Wilkins, 72, passed away at Paris Regional Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. He was surrounded by his wife, two daughters, one son and a few of his grandchildren.

John Paul Gilbert, 84, of Powderly, passed away on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Paris Regional Health.

Russell Leonard “R. L.” Butler, 90, of Biardstown, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Christus Hospital in Sulphur Springs. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Pavilion of Antioch Cemetery in Biardstown with Rev. Lyn Dennis officiat…

By a 3-2 margin, Lamar County Commissioners Court voted to spend $4 million of the remaining $4.7 million in American Rescue Act funding for a training/office building and storage facilities to be built on newly acquired property on North Main Street.

Dale went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023. Memorial service will be on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m., at Riverlawn Christian Church. Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Lorene Parker. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Parker; sons, David and Karna Par…

Elna Jo Johnson, 80, of Blossom, passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at Brentwood Terrace while surrounded by her loved ones.

Charles Phillip Lowery, 66, of Paris, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

A Paris police officer is currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review regarding an encounter between the officer and a Lamar County resident, whose son was paralyzed in an officer-involved shooting in June of 2021.

Bobbye Virginia Thomas Humphries was born on Dec. 22, 1939, to J.D. and Alpha Killebrew Thomas in Cooper, Texas. A private burial service was held on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, followed by a Memorial Service and reception at Cross Trails Cowboy Church at noon on Friday.

Sherry Ann Muston, 63, left this earthly life on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 at 3:14 A.M. at Paris Regional Medical Center in Paris, Texas.

A sweet spirit enters Heaven. After a long battle with COPD, Billie Louise Blair, 85, of Paris, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 at Focused Care of Sherman in Sherman, Texas. She was born to Sadie and Bill Scharnhorst on Oct. 31, 1937 in Corona, California. She was the middle si…

Helene Dunaway Wright Hulsey, age 90, was born on Oct. 11, 1932, in the waning years of the Great Depression to Don and Lenora "Ma" Dunaway in Milnesand, New Mexico.

Daniel Lee Wilson, 65, of Blossom, died on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Paris Regional Health. Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

Karen Kern Hudnall, 73, of Cooper, Texas, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 18, 2023.