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Paris ISD’s Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget is beginning to take shape, but much of it currently relies on frequently changing estimates until the state and Lamar County Appraisal District provide final numbers.

 

Paris Economic Development Corp received clean audit, and directors gave approval to proceed with a one-year purchase option for a prospective industrial client to purchase roughly 15 acres in the Paris Business Park.

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The Red River Valley Tourism Association will host its annual Highway 82/287 Sale on June 4th and 5th. The sale runs through fifteen towns and covers 350 miles of highway, drawing visitors from across the country. 

 

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George Fisher will continue to serve as president of the Paris ISD Board of Trustees while Jenny Wilson will continue on as vice president after the board’s reorganization Monday. 

 

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Outside auditor Johnna McNeal of Malnory, McNeal & Co. gave the county an unqualified report but noted several findings related to internal controls.

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Paris High School announced the top performing students for the class of 2021, Valedictorian Allyssa Standifer, left, and Salutatorian Lauren Avery. Paris High School graduation will take place at Wildcat Stadium at 8 p.m. June 4.

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The Salvation Army in Paris continued to offer its services in April, including rent assistance, a bread line and soup kitchen and a mental health crisis hotline. The nonprofit also provides indigent people with donations of clothing, hygiene products and other essentials they may need.

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Chisum High School announced the top performing students of the Class of 2021 — Valedictorian Kaci Williams and Salutatorian Emmanuel Munoz-Tovar. They will deliver the valedictory and salutatory addresses at graduation ceremonies on May 21 at Chisum High School Football Stadium at 8 p.m. Th…

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The Red River Valley Quilters Guild President Kariena Broston, left, draws a raffle winner with the owner of Sew Always, Dee Farguson Monday afternoon in the show. The winner, Laura Dieck, will receive the quilt behind the two women. Broston said the money raised from the raffle helps buy ma…