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Siblings Matt Hale, 96, and Doreatha Riddle, 88, both longtime residents of Lamar County, beat the heat in Bywaters Park reminiscing of years gone by and Blue Bell ice cream. They shared stories of the old Gibraltar Hotel when it was in operation and the bus station that was attached.

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…