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“(Roger Staubach) threw that ball right past those two defenders, hit me on the 50 yard line right between the double eights, and I turned and ran into the endzone untouched for the 83-yard touchdown,” 2021 Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboy Drew Pearson said. “That’s when I learned the lesson that if you surround yourself with successful people you have a chance to be successful yourself.”

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The addition of a speculative building to the Paris Economic Development Corp inventory of properties to offer prospective businesses became a topic of discussion Tuesday at a meeting of the economic engine’s board of directors.

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A jury trial that was scheduled for Oct. 26 in Paris Municipal Court has been canceled, Court Clerk Kelly Ferguson said Monday. For information, call the court at 903-737-4107.

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Paris ISD’s Board of Trustees offered no update on the district’s inclusion of face masks in its dress code as an injunction against it remains in effect and the case has yet to go to trial.

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Deport Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraising Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. until items are gone Saturday at the fire station, 154 Monroe St.

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Chisum ISD has 85 new students in attendance this year, and it has received a 98 out of 100 in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. The board approved securing bids for a school truck as well as two utility buses.

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Paris Regional Medical Center invites all community members to visit their Drug Take Back box in the main lobby of the hospital this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., to safely discard of unused prescription drugs.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety would like to remind the public that they play an important role in ensuring the school buses make it to their destinations safely each day.

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With weather that felt like the first real day of autumn, Paris Harley-Davidson played host to Toys For Tots for the 18th annual Paris Harley-Davidson Toys For Tots Chili Cook-off. Attendees shed their jackets as the morning breeze’s chill subsided and gave way to a beautiful day. A crowd of more than 1,000 showed up throughout the day to enjoy the festivities, food and philanthropy.

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North Lamar ISD trustees learned the district received the state’s highest score for financial accountability at a Monday night meeting during which the board approved several campus improvement plans and listened as a taxpayer expressed his concern about the possibility of critical race theory being taught in the district.

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On Friday, Mrs. Preston and Ms. Hiner’s 4-year-old classes along with Ms. Yerby’s kindergarten class from Central Presbyterian Day School enjoyed a visit to the fire station on North Main Street for Fire Safety Month.

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POLICE BRIEFS: Man reports $8K in stolen cash, PLUS: Police: Women charged after assaulting deputy constable, Mother tells police child forced to use drugs and Police investigating report of gun during fight

On a clear day with a light breeze blowing, 35 teams took to the tees to raise funds for the Paris Education Foundation in the 30th Annual J.T. Davis Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday morning at the Paris Golf and Country Club.