Texas lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature have blocked bills that would expand Medicaid and open the state to billions in federal incentives supporters say would pay for the expansion and lower costs for hospitals that care for large numbers of uninsured patients. Opponents say the…
The dream of Ray and Pat Evers of the Texas Dream Center lives on today at Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas facilities at the East Texas Men’s Rehab Center in Deport and the East Texas Women’s Rehab Center in Clarksville.
When evangelist Jeff Johnson and his wife, Connie, moved to Powderly about a year ago, he did not know what the Lord had in store for him when he visited Pastor Ray Evers at the Texas Dream Center.
A team representing Paris ISD achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students annually.
These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
The City of Deport has a new mayor. Patrick Watson was sworn in by Notary Wendy May on April 13 to fill the vacant position that was left after the resignation of former mayor John Mark Francis.
All Lamar County communities continued to see strong sales, particularly in Roxton. Most county seats also saw sales tax revenues grow.
Culture Citizen is planning to host “Local Legends/Living Stories,” a pop-up community, juried art show in a 3,500-square-foot gallery space on the square, 122 W. Main St. The show is slated to run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.
Deport Elementary School’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten round-up will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19-23 at the school, 247 Church St. in Deport.
Farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land with an application to the Lamar County Appraisal District for an agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal based on typical production.
The Helpful Honda team from North Texas Honda Dealers is seeking a local teacher to honor and reward in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. That’s down 0.5% from March 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that repor…
Organizer Sabrina Rosson said the marathon will continue this year, but some precautions will be in place.
Registration for the annual Kids Marathon opens today. All Lamar County students in grades kindergarten through sixth are invited to participate.
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.
The Deport City Council took steps to move forward with a May election at a Monday meeting, drawing names for city council and mayoral candidates and placing a sales tax rate proposition on the ballot.
Inclement weather will delay this week's Covid-19 vaccination clinics in Paris and in Fannin County. Recipients will be called for rescheduling.
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.
The three-term mayor announced his resignation at a special City Council meeting, citing persistent health issues that he said were getting in the way of him doing the job in the way he’d like.
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.
Water billing was a top concern at a Monday night Deport City Council meeting as council members and Mayor John Mark Francis debated the best way to collect overdue water bills with help from the city’s new attorney, David Hamilton.