A Celebration of America event took place in the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot in downtown Paris on Saturday. The program was led by Robert Black, president of the Association of Lamar County Republicans, and featured Congressional candidate Floyd McLendon as the keynote speaker. 

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Klark Byrd is the managing editor of The Paris News and the editor of Paris Life Magazine. He resides in Paris with his wife, Krystle, and their three children, Charlie, Annalise and Willow.

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Hello Klark, Thank you for covering our Independence Day Parade. Would have thought for sake of attempts to reach out to our black community in respect, TPN could have led with photo of our special guest, Ex Navy Seal Floyd McLendon's. Considering the recent racial tension. This man is a military super star, a patriot, potentially the next US Congressman, and one of the best speakers around. And black. He also visited the “Peace and Power Rally,” in hopes of bringing a voice of peace and unity.

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