“We don’t want to be a 4-A school; we are simply out of room,” Prairiland Superintendent Jeff Ballard said Monday night about an upcoming $7.5 million bond election.
Blossom City council gave the A-OK to a developer looking to build eight new homes in the city.
As of 10 a.m. Thursday, a boil notice has been lifted in Paris, but others remain in place in Bogata, Blossom, Deport, Pattonville and Reno, as well as for all customers served by the Lamar County Water Supply District.
Blossom City Council is expected to cancel a May 1 general election after certifying a list of unopposed candidates when the council meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 1240 W. Center St.
Inclement weather will delay this week's Covid-19 vaccination clinics in Paris and in Fannin County. Recipients will be called for rescheduling.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
With winter weather coming and after a deadly 130-vehicle pileup on an icy Interstate 35 near Fort Worth, NWS meteorologists are warning that today may be the last good day to prepare for several days of snow and ice.
Residents in cities and school districts throughout the Red River Valley will be going to the polls May 1 to determine who will serve on city councils and as school trustees for the coming year.
BLOSSOM — City Council on Thursday tabled a decision on the construction of eight single-family homes in the southwest quadrant of the city until details about water and sewer accessibility are forthcoming.
Out of 11 teams, TNT 13 Blossom Ace Elite went undefeated in 10 matches to earn the gold bracket championship in Dallas on Sunday at the Texas Assault Volleyball Challenge. Pictured, from top left, are Morgan Veal, Addison Bettis, Bella McClain, Grier Wood, Ava Sessums, Kylie Fox and Joslin Lewis.
This story is part of a multi-story project on the Top Ten stories of 2020 as chosen by the newspaper’s editorial staff, based on online readership statistics, hard copy sales and community feedback.
The National Weather Service in Dallas-Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of North and East Texas, including Lamar, Delta and Fannin counties, in effect from this evening through Thursday.
Consumers in the Red River Valley have not been deterred from shopping local during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that’s led to continued growth in sales tax collections for cities, counties and other taxing authorities.
The Texas Department of State Health Services recently updated the way it reports statistics about the Covid-19 health pandemic, and that’s led to a change in The Paris News’s Covid-19 tracking graphic.
Prairiland trustees to hire bond consultant, architect for $6 million proposed bond election in May 2021
Blossom Church of God, 255 North Cedar St. in Blossom, will host a live drive-thru Christmas Nativity on Saturday and Sunday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a motorcycle collided with a tractor Wednesday afternoon trying to pass the farm vehicle on FM 195.
Prairiland trustees finalized a deal for a massive solar farm project in Lamar and Red River counties.
Prairiland ISD looks to end remote learning option as more than half the district’s online students are failing.
Blossom City Council approved their 2020 tax rate, the 2020-21 budget and a 99-cent month increase for trash pick-up services.
BLOSSOM - Mayor Charlotte Burge canceled a Blossom City Council meeting shortly before 6 p.m. for lack of a quorum.