“With these new projects, we are building roads to hold weight and it takes a lot of bed preparation work, a lot of ditch work, and a lot of different things that need to go into that road,” Lamar County Commissioner Ronnie Bass said.

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“One of the things the improvement plan should be asking is, ‘Why do we lose our experienced teachers?’” North Lamar ISD trustee Sheila Daughtrey asked at a board meeting earlier this week.

“For the first time in my life I heard my mother say she was proud of me,” LaDarius Nelson said at a Paris Ministerial Alliance meeting last week where he shared plans for opening Tru Elevation Barber and Beauty Academy in Paris.

Boy Scouts Pack 6002 and Troop 6002 hosted a Back to School Recruitment at the pavilion by Love Civic Center in Paris on Monday. The bash featured fun games, food and fellowship. The Boy Scouts are looking for devoted boys ages 5 to 18 wanting to have fun and learn. Volunteers also are welco…

From left, Zachary Wilkerson and Craig Fraizer with Texas A&M Forest Service Fire post up at the Faught Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 on Saturday. The firemen, usually stationed in Clarksville, were stationed in Faught to provide assistance because of high wildfire danger in the ar…

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BLOSSOM — Property owners here will pay 55 cents per $100 valuation to support a $406,250 general fund budget for fiscal year 2021-22 as a result of action taken Thursday by Blossom City Council. The council also approved a $613,874 utility fund budget to be paid by water and sewer fees.