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Every state score on this year’s STAAR test dropped except English 1 and English 2, Paris ISD Assistant Superintendent Althea Dixon reported to trustees. Paris ISD’s results mirrored the state, Dixon said.

North Lamar ISD beat the odds with the sale of roughly $44 million in bonds Monday with a lower interest rate than expected, resulting in a more than a 10-cent savings to taxpayers on the district’s projected property tax rate.

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Paris City Councilor Renae Stone met last week with a couple of Girl Scouts in town at Camp Gambill. The pair requested a visit with the council member to gain insight about being an black elected official and what it takes to be successful in life. With Stone are Hannah Guillory, of Irving,…

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The percentage of Texas Covid-19 tests coming back positive is now at levels considered red flags by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Trump administration during the height of the pandemic. State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is fueling the rise in new cases and h…

The Lamar County Appraisal District continues formal protests before its Appraisal Review Board this month amid the district’s attempts to bring local property values in line with the state’s Property Value Study.

More than 1,300 riders had registered to attend the annual Tour de Paris when the bikers took off Saturday morning. Pelotons geared up to ride around the long routes stretching through downtown Paris and into the countryside.

The Arthur Family Remembrance Walk allowed participants to not only reflect on the history of Paris, but also to join in the spirit of acknowledging past wrongs and moving forward to do better.

After 50 years as a social worker and educator, Brown fulfilled a long-held goal of writing her own book, “LIFE ON THE LAND: Memoir of a Farmer’s Daughter,” in March 2021.

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Bouncing back from a fire that destroyed its welding shop in December, Metro Gate Manufacturing Co. celebrated its recovery and recent expansion last week at its plant located 7.5 miles west of Paris on Highway 82.

Local Kwik CHEKs, soon to rebrand as Texas Born or TXB, will honor local first responders, medical personnel and Red Cross Volunteers that work around the clock to serve communities on 24/7 Day, July 24, with free treats and refreshments.