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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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.