General Manager Joshua Davis stacks water in the new Powderly Family Dollar Saturday morning. The company decided to do a soft opening for the location for now, Davis said, because of Covid-19. The grand opening date will be posted later, he added
Family Dollar has announced plans for a grand opening in Powderly on Saturday.
Detectives believe the body is that of missing Powderly man, Justin Hughes.
The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is working to identify a male body found Monday on a property near CR 45300, Sheriff Scott Cass has confirmed. Detectives believe the body is that of a missing Powderly man.
The active Covid-19 case count in Lamar County is falling after spending weeks rising to a high of 226.
The Lamar County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in the search for 34-year-old Justin Duane Hughes, a 5-foot-11 white man last seen in Powderly.
A new Family Dollar is expected to open in Powderly on Aug. 27.
The county’s active case count rose to 167 on Friday, just two days after setting a two-week high of 143, according to the district's data.
Records show a 72-year-old man and two women ages 82 and 88 lost their battle against the infection that has killed more than 9,000 Texans as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.
An 87-year-old man has become the 17th Lamar County resident to lose his life against Covid-19, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District. An additional 15 cases also were reported today.
The Lamar County count of confirmed Covid-19 climbs to 337 today after a report of five additional cases by the Paris/Lamar County Health District. Today's cases include four females, ages 21, 29, 41 and 71, and one 71-year-old male.
UPDATED W/ LOCAL STATEMENT: Abbott previously resisted calls for such an order and at one point banned local governments from requiring masks. First-time violators will be issued a warning, though repeat offenders could be fined up to $250.
Accounts of damage included downed trees and power lines along FM 3298 and in areas near Sumner, and property damage in the Hidden Lakes Estates area and near Direct.
“We took a direct hit, and I don’t know how the plant is still standing,” the Jamesco president said by telephone from a hilltop where the plant is located on Farm Road 906 just miles from the Red River.
Following multiple severe weather and tornado warnings from the National Weather Service, area residents reported a tornado on the ground at around 6:40 p.m. between Direct and Lamar Point.
A slip-on unit is a complete self-contained firefighting system designed for wildland firefighting as well as structure fires. The unit that the department purchased has a 200-gallon poly water tank.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
Paris Community Theatre: Children’s Theatre classes and rehearsals for “Cabaret,” postponed until March 23. No cancellations are planned at this time.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
Fire Station 2 in Caviness on FM 1499 is hosting its BBQ dinner and silent and live auction at 5 p.m. Saturday. It will include a 50/50 raffle and all you can eat; $7 for adults, $3 for ages 5 to 10. Children under age 5 eat free. The station accepts all forms of payment, with a 3% charge on…
A Powderly man began serving his sentence Tuesday night after district court ordered time behind bars for felony charges brought against him for a 2017 shooting incident in Blossom, reports show.