After a two-year delay, an outside investor and the City of Paris began talks again in an effort to turn the historic First National Bank building in downtown Paris into a luxury complex.

The year 2020 has been a stressful time for many families, as layoffs, furloughs and sickness has put a strain on many households amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In many cases this year, that stress has boiled over into violence, as the Children’s Advocacy Center — which provides se…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated some local counties as primary natural disaster areas, allowing farmers in those counties and neighboring areas to apply for federal aid in the form of emergency loans. 

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. 

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.

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The Paris-Lamar County Health District urges all Lamar County residents to adhere to the CDC and State of Texas guidelines to help stop the spread of this highly contagious virus.