Paris hosted its first congressional debate Monday at Love Civic Center as incumbent U.S. Rep. Pat Fallon, R-District 4, squared off against challenger Iro Omere, D-District 4, on a range of issues.

Harbor Freight Tools, America’s go-to store for quality tools at the lowest prices, has announced that it will be opening a new store in Paris, Texas. The new store will be located at 2860 NE Loop 286 and is expected to open this winter. An official opening date will be announced closer to opening.

“This is what happens when bad things happen to bad actors,” said Laura Hutching, director of Paris Community Theatre’s latest production, “Drop Dead: A Farce,” by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore. “It’s about a last-ditch effort by a group of washed-up actors to put on a badly written murde…

North Lamar Varsity football blew out Wills Point last night in a huge 48-7 win. With a total of seven touchdowns and 586 yards in the game, most of which were gained on the ground, the Panthers put on a running clinic.

Annual Red River Valley Fair opens for a four-day run at 6 p,m. Wednesday at the Lamar County Fairgrounds with prefair activities for senior citizens and school children planned Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

We have beat the heat once again and in a matter of days it will be time to climb into our treestands and ground blinds with a trusty bow and once again go after whitetail in a most challenging, fun but also exciting manner. Now is the time to make sure all your equipment is in top notch working order and that you can place that arrow where it needs to be when the moment of truth comes and that bruiser buck is within bow range.

It might not have been a Sunday, but First Christian Church’s fellowship hall was still filled with hundreds of people Monday evening, as country musician Wade White performed to a sold-out crowd at First Christian Church’s quarterly Country Dinner Theater, which benefits several local programs.

As political campaigns across the state gear up for what could be the closest Texas gubernatorial race, Lamar County Republicans and Democrats organize grassroots efforts.

While dragging a Texas rigged plastic worm through some heavy submerged brush at one of my long time friend’s 30 acre lake in east Texas, joking and laughing with three other great friends, I came to the realization that I am a very wealthy man! Now before my email inbox gets blown up with requests for loans, I’d better explain.

This past week, the “post flood” week in my neck of the woods, was an interesting time for me. I learned a few things that might help you in your outdoor adventures and spent some time under an ancient oak my buddy and I discovered during a scouting trip on a track of woods he is in the process of purchasing.

Paris Regional Medical Center has announced the certification of its cardiac rehab program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This certification is recognition of Paris Regional’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.