More than 100 people gathered in the community building at the Red River County Fairgrounds to hear Texas Republican Party Chairman Lt. Col. Allen West speak and answer questions.
Another 1,675 doses of Covid-19 vaccines are making their way to the Red River Valley, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
“We need to get going on this because there might be future councils who might get wet feet,” Paris City Councilor Linda Knox said about a $60 million plus revamp of the city’s water treatment plant.
“We would take appropriate measures to maintain safety,” Interim Paris Police Chief Randy Tuttle said. “Should anything develop in the future, we will deal with it accordingly.”
Brian Slater, Connor Dawes, Bonnie Dong, Jillian Jones and Isla Taber, members of the North Lamar High School Choir and Band, have earned the prestigious honor of being named Texas All-State Musicians.
The simplest way for residents to lower their property tax bill is to file a homestead exemption, Lamar County Chief Appraiser Stephanie Lee reminded homeowners.
Both the auditor of the Paris Junior College and President Pam Anglin presented to the board the impact of the pandemic on the college’s finances, but some funding from federal Covid relief will help lessen the drop.
POLICE BRIEFS: Three arrested on warrants
The Paris-Lamar County Health District has reported two additional Covid-19 related deaths today, a 64-year-old man and a 83-year-old woman.
A state fund that subsidizes rural network service is bleeding money. Now the state is drastically cutting the amount of money that it typically pays out to these service providers.
Some rural Texans could lose phone and internet service after the Public Utility Commission slashed subsidies that help providers offer service in sparsely populated areas. Money flows into the Universal Service Fund, which the commission oversees, from a 3.3% tax on voice calls. But a shift…
A body was found in the 3000 block of East Houston Street at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Interim Police Chief Randy Tuttle said. They appear to have died of natural causes, he said.
POLICE BRIEFS: Man struck with pipe in altercation, PLUS: Arrest made for felony warrant, Man arrested after not paying for hotel room, possession of drugs, Terroristic threat reported, Arrest made on probation warrant
The Paris Police Department 911 computer is temporarily out of service. Those with an emergency should call the non-emergency number, 903-784-6688.
Should bills from the Texas Senate and House pass, to-go alcoholic beverages, which were made legal at the start of the pandemic to support the restaurant business, may be made permanently legal.
Three candidates to fill the position as police chief had the chance to show the Paris community what they were all about during livestreamed interviews Thursday night.
Michael Woodson took on the role as Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Place 1 at the start of the year and he said he’s ready to take on the challenge, educate himself and give back to the Lamar County community.
The PJC Board of Regents will meet virtually Monday night at its regular meeting to consider changes to the both nursing programs and evaluation of the president of the college.
Former county judge candidate Ray Null has been elected county Republican chair. He said his goal is to get more Republican involved in city and school board elections.
The Lamar County Commissioners’ Court will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Lamar County Courthouse, 119 N. Main St., briefly.
There’s a new doctor in town, and he’s ready to get to work. Dr. Moheb Milad took over a position vacated by the retirement of long-time physician Dr. Eric Salzman at the Pediatric Clinic of Paris and will be bringing his talents to Paris Regional Medical Center as well.