The Martha, David and Bagby Lennox Foundation distributed more than $851,000 in awards during 2021 to organizations in Lamar, Fannin and Red River counties, foundation President William P. Steng said.
Last week, the Travis County district attorney’s office gave Paxton four days to turn over communications requested by the state’s largest newspapers or face a lawsuit.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court is expected to consider time capsule contents when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Bonham City Hall.
The Red River County commissioners plan to discuss a contract with The Garland Co. for work that needs to be done on the county courthouse roof.
Deport City Council is expected to nominate members to a HOME Grant Committee as part of its participation in the program that helps restore the homes of those with qualifying incomes.
Prairiland ISD trustees will take a look at a future building program when the board hears from Parkhill architects at a 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday in the administration building, 466 FM 196 S.
Paris Junior College’s Board of Regents are to hear review and take action on the 2020-21 audit conducted by McClanahan Holmes LLP when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 101 Math & Science Building, 2400 Clarksville St. in Paris.
A public hearing on an ordinance to adopt a redistricting plan following the 2021 U.S. census is an agenda item when the Paris City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 E. Kaufman St.
Former KXII news anchor and District 4 candidate for U.S. Congress in the March 1 Republican primary, Dan Thomas stressed the need to hold elected officials accountable.
The approval of an interlocal agreement with the City of Paris for the advance consent for the resale of tax foreclosed properties to benefit the city’s 5 in 5 Housing Program is also on the agenda.
The Paris-Lamar County Health District will be conducting a free Covid-19 test site from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at The Covid Center, 1128 Clarksville St.
The United Way of Lamar County Board of Directors unanimously voted on Thursday to give each of its partner agencies a $1,000 bonus.
Paris ISD’s Board of Trustees will consider a partnership opportunity with the City of Paris for its 5 In 5 Housing Program to develop affordable housing when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
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The retention and expansion of industrial jobs continues to be paramount for Paris Economic Development Corp. and remains high in the expectations Paris and Lamar County residents have of those in leadership positions, as indicated by a recent online Paris News poll.
After more than four hours of interviewing superintendent candidates and discussions during an executive session Wednesday night, Tiffany Mabe, Rivercrest ISD’s business manager, emerged as the lone finalist for the superintendent’s job at the district.
The computer chip shortage that has plagued parts of the economy since 2020 is plaguing the city, councilors learned Tuesday night at their meeting in City Hall.
The event will be hosted at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds on March 4 and 5.
Dan Thomas, a Republican candidate for U.S. House District 4 seat, will be hosting a town hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Heritage Hall, 1009 W. Kaufman St. in Paris.
Both Paris City Council and the economic development board approved the land purchase at a December meeting, but details did not become available until the Tuesday meeting.