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…
All Lamar County communities continued to see strong sales, particularly in Roxton. Most county seats also saw sales tax revenues grow.
Texas Department of Transportation road work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during the week of April 12 includes:
The Texas Senate approved a plan to spend $117.9 billion in state general revenue and billions more in federal and other funds after a pandemic-induced economic collapse never materialized.
Pending bills in the Texas Legislature would prohibit drive-thru voting, make it illegal for election officials to send vote-by-mail applications without being asked, block 24-hour early voting like that offered in Harris County last year, prohibit voting in tents and other temporary structu…
The Texas Senate last week passed several bills listed as major priorities by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. Though most bills are numbered in the order in which they are filed, Patrick reserves the first 30 numbers for legislation he feels are top priorities for the state. A number of these marquee …
With a new administrator in place for the Region D water-planning group, the voting members rejected a bid for new technical consultants for the 2026 plan and decided to stay with Carollo Engineers.
Four months into the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, active cases are down to their lowest levels in more than half a year. Thousands more doses are on the way as vaccine clinics in the Red River Valley continue.
Senate Bill 3 would require all power generators, transmission lines, natural gas facilities and pipelines to make upgrades for extreme weather. Its prospects are uncertain in the House, which is scheduled to take up a series of related, standalone bills on Tuesday.
In return, lawmakers would agree to create a revenue stream for Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway through an additional charge on Texans’ power bills.
Republican Rep. Pat Fallon pulled the curtain back on politics in the nation’s Capitol during a Covid-era teleconference town hall with his District 4 constituents.
Fifteen weeks into the national rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, and the Red River Valley continues to receive thousands of doses from the state.
The Helpful Honda team from North Texas Honda Dealers is seeking a local teacher to honor and reward in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
Every Texan age 16 or older will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations beginning Monday, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
There's a good chance the Red River Valley will see strong to severe storms this evening and overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
By readjusting what happened with prices in the electricity market during the winter storm, it is unclear who would be helped or hurt — and by how much.
With the controversy over the recent November election, members of the Texas Legislature have filed many voting bills, aimed at everything from limiting poll access, managing voting by mail, purging voter rolls and much more.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. That’s down 0.5% from March 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that repor…
NEW YORK — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVI…
One year ago this week, life in the United States and the Red River Valley changed. The pandemic thrust the Paris-Lamar County Health District into the spotlight. The pandemic also proved challenging for local businesses.
Before the Wednesday announcement, already between 10 million and 13 million people — more than one-third of Texas’ population — were eligible, according to state health officials.