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.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $906.6 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 20.6% more than in October 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.
“Despite the rain, we’ve had a pretty good fair although attendance was down about 6,000 from a normal year,” recently named executive director Steve Tucker said about the four- day run of the Red River Valley Fair.
“It was a fantastic night,” Red River Valley Veterans Memorial spokesperson Johnny Williams said about a Neal McCoy fundraising concert Saturday night at Drake’s Party Barn in Powderly.
Southern Faith Ministries of Texoma, in Deport, is collecting coats/jackets for its second annual coat drive.
Parisians Dr. Wally Kraft, Jason Exum and Gary Nash are to join other community servants in recognition on the Boys & Girls Club of the Red River Valley Wall of Honor when the alumni and friends association honors the trio at a presentation dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Paris Golf …
Breast cancer survivor Paulette Burchinal was first diagnosed in November of 2019 after she found a lump in the left side of her left breast.
Paris native Daphne Harris, 56, is not the type of woman to complain. But she does want people informed about checking for breast cancer.
William Kuebler restored the Sam Maxey State Historic Site's garden on Church Street to its historic glory.
Members of the cast of the Paris Junior College Drama Department production of “Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic,” entertained library patrons young and old Tuesday evening with a sneak preview of the show as they rehearsed scenes from the play on the library’s outdoor deck.
Deport officials are working to resolve the city’s budget and property tax rate for fiscal year 2021-22, but they have some snags to work out first.
Lamar County Commissioners approve $380,000 in American Rescue Act funds for county’s 19 volunteer fire departments at a Monday meeting.
The Texas Underwriter’s Ball, a fundraiser affair of the St. Joseph’s Community Foundation, made a grand return Saturday after being canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Susan Hamilton wants Texans to sign a petition calling for a Convention of States in the hopes that enough will want to limit the federal government’s power with a constitutional amendment.
Autumn is here, and that means the United Way of Lamar County’s fall drive is in full swing. Donations are being accepted now through Nov. 12 to keep 22 essential community organizations such as The Boys & Girls Club of Lamar County, Meals on Wheels and SAFE-T, running smoothly — especially after the financial ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Despite the threat of Covid-19 and the untimely death of long-time former executive director Rita Jane Haynes, the historic Red River Valley Fair begins Wednesday for a four-day run at the Lamar County Fairgrounds.
County Commissioners began preliminary discussions last week on the expansion of the county jail to accommodate a growing female population and to provide isolation capabilities for mental health and sick inmates.
Lamar County Commissioners’ Court is expected to declare the week of Oct. 3-9 as National 4-H Week, approve the use of the courthouse parking lot as a staging area for the Festival of Pumpkins on Oct. 23, and will be asked to approve interlocal agreements with neighboring jurisdictions for d…
Texas Department of Transportation officials have announced that a pair of road maintenance projects have begun at various locations in Lamar and Red River counties.
DEPORT – Deport City Council members will receive a water and maintenance report and possibly take action after a presentation on the Community Services of Northeast Texas program, which is available to help residents with utility bills when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 201 Ma…