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Paris City Council on Monday voted 5-2 to increase the Paris Economic Development Corp. board from five to seven members, and councilors appointed two new directors.

North Lamar ISD trustees approved a 96.64 cent property tax rate per $100 valuation for the current year and gave initial approval for an appraised value limitation application for Mockingbird Solar Center.

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With two nights of tough competition, swarms of guests and more than 300 contestants, the 61st annual Paris Rodeo has been deemed a success.

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President Donald Trump on Saturday deferred payroll taxes and replaced an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. The next round of federal assistance could include resuming a supplemental pandemic feder…

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As the blue sky simmered to orange in the west, six figures clad in red sequin tops emerged on horseback from the gates at the Paris Rodeo and Horse Club. Warmly welcomed by a rowdy crowd sprinkled with cowboy hats and light-up wands, the Spirit Riders from Hawkins kicked off the festivities at the 61st annual Paris Rodeo on Friday night.

U.S. Army veteran and academic advisor Kelvin Hicks has released his fourth book: “Encourage Yourself: Life-Giving Quotes of Encouragement.”

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City councilors will make a third attempt to increase membership on the Paris Economic Development Corp. board from five to seven members when Paris City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 E. Kaufman St.

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The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce has announced the Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally is moving forward with modifications that will make it look different this year.