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Due to increased Covid-19 cases, the Lamar County Appraisal District Office is reminding taxpayers of alternative ways to make tax payments this year instead of in person at the 521 Bonham St. office.

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Fuel price tracker GasBuddy estimates that on-the-road holiday travel will be down substantially from previous years, even as Americans enjoy the lowest gasoline prices in at least four years. Do you have plans to drive somewhere for the Thanksgiving holiday?

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What appeared to be human remains were found Friday by a man in the eastern part of Lamar County near FM 1502. Based on their condition, they appeared to have been there for a lengthy period of time, Justice of the Peace James Mazy said.

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POLICE BRIEFS: Man attempts to strangle woman, PLUS: Felon found in possession of firearm, Multiple incidents of driving while intoxicated lead to arrest, Caregiver withdraws money from client's account, Toyota pickup truck reported stolen, Arrest made for outstanding drug warrant

This week, Texas Sen. Jane Nelson from District 12 introduced Senate Bill 197, which will exempt nonprofit rescue groups from paying sales tax on adoption fees. It could mean a world of difference for Baby Gunn’s Animal Rescue.

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced that workers will be working on Highway 271 north of Loop 286 around Paris in preparation for the installation of a turn lane and acceleration lane on that roadway.

Pine Ridge Golf Course owner Cathy Harbin, right, and Clubhouse Manager Laura Spencer, left, present the $1,800 check to Paris-Lamar County Habitat for Humanity board members James Caudill and Tim Shelton and executive director Judy Martin. This donation was half of the profits from the tour…

After years of issues, the Lamar County Courthouse roof is still leaking and county commissioners and maintenance officials are trying to find a solution that will stop further damage, but stay in line with historic preservation protocol.

A memorial monument honoring the memory of Loren Stephens, a beloved Lamar County educator who passed away last year, has been erected at Crockett Intermediate School’s track on Clark Lane. The monument was organized by Joan E. Moore, a friend of the Stephens family. Loren Stephens worked fo…