On Tuesday, health district director Gina Prestridge said the J&J vaccine will be temporarily paused. The health district is the only entity receiving a vaccine allocation from the state this week, and that’s 500 Moderna doses.
Paris City Council approved the sale of $46.065 million in certificates of obligation and received an update on the Paris-Lamar County Health District Covid-19 vaccine clinic at Monday night’s meeting.
The winning ribbon went to Reese Bassano for her white ewe lamb, while Aubree Phillips came in second with her blue lamb.
Paris native and 1988 North Lamar graduate Jimmy Fendley is in a race May 1 against three other candidates for one of two three-year positions on the North Lamar ISD board of trustees.
Incumbent Kim Lindsey is running against former councilor Glenda Martin for Place 2.
The Paris News earned three first place awards, for Column Writing, Editorials and Feature Story, four second place awards and three third place awards for work done in 2020.
Stone Middle School is accepting immunization records for students who will be in the seventh grade for the 2021-22 school year.
Paris Junior College is offering five terms this summer, ranging from three to 13 weeks starting May 17 until Aug. 17.
Graduates are now invited to return and walk in the in-person commencement ceremony slated for 7 p.m. May 7 at Noyes Stadium on the Paris campus.
Resse Bassano will reign as queen of the 53rd annual Lamar County Junior Livestock Show. Scott Nation was named Junior Queen with Ally Stapleton, 11, taking runner-up and Chloe Grace Gray, 12, was named Miss Congeniality.
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.
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.
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.
Justiss Elementary School recently awarded prizes to the top sellers of their Big Kahuna Fundraiser. Winners were, from left, Kindergartener Samarious Woods-Battle in third place; Kindergartener Skyler Smith in second place; and first grader Rai'Lynn Lester in first place.
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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…
The Texas Senate approved without objection a budget that preserves the educator pay raises and increased public school funding that were the centerpiece of the 2019 session.
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Roughly half of the students in North Lamar ISD travel to and from school on a worn-out fleet of buses, according to a district information campaign for a $51.55 million bond election May 1.
Not only are private employers like Catfish King and Express Employment Professionals having issues finding applicants, but so are nonprofits like the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society’s REACH Center.
There are 290 pinwheels this year, each representing a child served by the Children’s Advocacy Center in 2020. The colors of the pinwheels represent the type of abuse.