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South Main Iron hosted its inaugural Paris Steak Wars contest Saturday, featuring steak provided by the contestants, a baked potato bar provided by the Pro Clab Foundation Repair, and live music, provided by  Derek Chennault, Oliver White, Colton Gilbreath and Jared Mitchell Band.

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Tia Hill prepares to cut the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce red ribbon Monday at Helping Hands Homecare, 1017 S. Collegiate Drive in Paris. She’s joined by office manager Jamayle HIll, area business representatives and chamber ambassadors.

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Brittany Schoggins cuts the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce red ribbon, celebrating Studio 220’s membership to the organization, on April 5. Schoggins was joined by employees, area business representatives and chamber ambassadors. The business is at 220 S. Collegiate Drive in Paris.

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Throughout the pandemic, retailers responded to reduced capacity orders and shopper concerns by offering more robust e-commerce and contactless purchase systems. As more people receive a Covid-19 vaccine, corporate leaders are looking at what consumer spending will look like next. Did the pa…

Paris Chevrolet on Thursday donated $1,000 to The 100 Club, a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the families of first responders in Lamar County killed in the line of duty.

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Ashley Skipworth cuts the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce ribbon on her business Small Town Flair March 30, with business partner Jennifer Ebbs by her side. 

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Stephanie Leonard, owner of The Picky Piglet, prepares to cut the red ribbon celebrating her new location at 17 Clarksville St. in Paris and her membership to the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. The Picky Piglet had been online and a pop-up boutique before Leonard settled on the location i…

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Lady Limo in Paris joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce recently and the cut the ribbon on its new membership surrounded by fellow Paris business owners and representatives and chamber ambassadors. Lady Limo, 20 CR 11320, is owned by Glenn Watson.

Social media comments on the announcement speculated just how Sears, which filed for bankruptcy in 2018, could open a new store. Sanstra said he wanted to clarify that Sears Hometown Stores are a separate entity.

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Culture Citizen is planning to host “Local Legends/Living Stories,” a pop-up community, juried art show in a 3,500-square-foot gallery space on the square, 122 W. Main St. The show is slated to run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.

Marla Parsons, the staff manager for Inergroup Insourcing, cuts the ribbon on the business Tuesday morning at 707 Lamar Ave., suite E. She is flanked by John Powell, the president of Inergroup, on the left, and Client Services Manager Scott McClure, center right, and Vice President Kyle Morr…

Dr. John Norwood cut the red ribbon March 24 in celebration of his business becoming a member of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. He was joined by his staff, Chamber ambassadors and several Paris-area business representatives. Norwood Familiy Dental is at 375 Stone Ave. in Paris.

Norm Gilbert, Paris Junior College Surgery Technology coordinator; Kenda Waldroup, North Lamar High School Health Science instructor; Heather Unruh, PJC Radiology Technology coordinator; and Laura Fendley, PJC Radiology Clinical coordinator, spoke to North Lamar High School students who migh…