These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
All Lamar County communities continued to see strong sales, particularly in Roxton. Most county seats also saw sales tax revenues grow.
Culture Citizen is planning to host “Local Legends/Living Stories,” a pop-up community, juried art show in a 3,500-square-foot gallery space on the square, 122 W. Main St. The show is slated to run 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.
Testimony began this morning in Lamar County 6th District court in the child sexual abuse trial of Douglas Gene McCloure, 54, of Powderly.
Farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land with an application to the Lamar County Appraisal District for an agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal based on typical production.
The Helpful Honda team from North Texas Honda Dealers is seeking a local teacher to honor and reward in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. That’s down 0.5% from March 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that repor…
The Dairy Queen, 9967 Highway 271 N., recently received a PRIDE, or Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence, Award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.
A 54-year-old Powderly man goes on trial this week in Lamar County on felony child sexual abuse charges.
Organizer Sabrina Rosson said the marathon will continue this year, but some precautions will be in place.
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.
Registration for the annual Kids Marathon opens today. All Lamar County students in grades kindergarten through sixth are invited to participate.
Inclement weather will delay this week's Covid-19 vaccination clinics in Paris and in Fannin County. Recipients will be called for rescheduling.
Rising country music star Curtis Grimes is returning to the Country Dinner Theater beginning at 6:30 p.m. March 1 at Drakes Party Barn in Powderly.
With winter weather coming and after a deadly 130-vehicle pileup on an icy Interstate 35 near Fort Worth, NWS meteorologists are warning that today may be the last good day to prepare for several days of snow and ice.
Instead of an in-person fundraiser this year, donors can support the Powderly VFD by going to their Facebook page for a link to the online fundraiser or go to First Federal and ask to donate to the Powderly VFD Fundraiser Account.
This story is part of a multi-story project on the Top Ten stories of 2020 as chosen by the newspaper’s editorial staff, based on online readership statistics, hard copy sales and community feedback.
The National Weather Service in Dallas-Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of North and East Texas, including Lamar, Delta and Fannin counties, in effect from this evening through Thursday.
The Texas Department of State Health Services recently updated the way it reports statistics about the Covid-19 health pandemic, and that’s led to a change in The Paris News’s Covid-19 tracking graphic.
Neighbors in the Powderly area felt their houses shake from a blast over a mile away Saturday night when a propane tank inside a storage shed off of CR 44060 exploded.
Nashville music artist Christian Davis brought a message of hope at a First Christian Church dinner theater Monday night at Drake’s Party Barn near Powderly.