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.

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A team representing Paris ISD achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students annually. 

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.

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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.

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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…

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Registration for the annual Kids Marathon opens today. All Lamar County students in grades kindergarten through sixth are invited to participate.

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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.

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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.