Commissioners discussed measures such as returning to teleconference-based meetings, but no changes were made this week. County Judge Randy Moore also reported no Covid-19 hospitalizations at TMC Bonham.
Kristi Michelle Finney pleaded guilty to five counts of tax fraud on Aug. 29, 2019, and on July 2 was sentenced to 33 months in a federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox said Tuesday.
Paris Regional Medical Center recently announced that Rhoda Foreman has been recognized as the hospital’s 2020 Mercy Award winner.
Early in the coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters across the nation worried the pandemic would discourage people from adopting pets. Now months into the spread of Covid-19, shelters are reporting that adoptions continued at a remarkable rate given the circumstances. Research has shown that …
After 45 minutes of public forum and an hour of closed door deliberation, Paris City Council is directing staff to forgo further third party concrete work through the remainder of Beshirs Construction's annual bid.
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 11 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas, including Red River Valley counties. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency emergency loans.
Paris Mayor Steve Clifford may be having second thoughts about a general retail zoning change Paris City Council approved a year ago in the city’s master plan.
Out of the protest organization over the Confederate monument at the Lamar County Courthouse, the Paris Collective was formed.
Sales tax collections on spending in May fell just 2.6% statewide to $744.2 million as the state relaxed restrictions like mask wearing and physical distancing that had been implemented to help slow the spread of Covid-19, according to Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
More employers who cite religious or moral grounds can decline to offer cost-free birth control coverage to their workers, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, upholding Trump administration rules.
The federal government released the names Monday of 51,250 companies and organizations in Texas that received the loans, which were designed to keep the economy afloat during the coronavirus.
The Texas Workforce Commission said that incorrect filings and fraud can lead to overpayments, but the money must be paid back even if it was the state's mistake.
For the past two months, the number of people filing claims in Texas has trended downward. But last week, the number of people who filed for claims increased 7% over the previous week.
Peoples Bank is recognizing Brad Perry as he celebrates a 30-year milestone in his career.
"Over time and prayer, we developed the idea of a bookstore/coffee shop/t-shirt store, a place that we can have all of our favorite things,” Co-owner Shauna Mercaldo said.
The decision was met with a round of applause from most of the audience, some of whom addressed the council prior to its executive session.
UPDATED W/ LOCAL STATEMENT: Abbott previously resisted calls for such an order and at one point banned local governments from requiring masks. First-time violators will be issued a warning, though repeat offenders could be fined up to $250.
Abbott has said the actions of his executive order "are essential to our mission to swiftly contain this virus and protect public health."
“Paris has a very strong employer base with companies like Campbell Soup and Kimberly Clark, and I think that demonstrates you have a strong, solid workforce,” Maurine Hammond said.
The moves, announced Friday morning, represent Abbott's most dramatic action yet in response a surge in cases after he allowed businesses to reopen in the state.
DEPORT — Deport held a soft opening for a Dollar General store on Friday, which had been delayed for six days due to technical difficulties.