Bikers gathered at Paris Harley Davidson on Saturday morning to prepare for a bike ride spanning from Paris to Oklahoma. The first Fun Run was put together to support the Powderly Volunteer Fire Department.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has sent cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $893.2 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 20% more than in July 2020.
The United Way did a gently used book drive and set up three mini libraries around Paris and Powderly, with one at Crockett Intermediate School, one at Justiss Elementary School and one at Aaron Parker Elementary School.
The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department is ready to host its first fundraiser since the Covid-19 pandemic began. A hamburger supper and silent auction are planned for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at the fire station, 100 CR 44112 in Powderly.
The Paris-Lamar County Health District will offer free Covid-19 vaccines from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Dairy Queen in Powderly, 9967 Highway 271 N. Free ice cream cones will be offered for anyone receiving the shot.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributed $908 million dollars to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts this month, a 31.5% increase over last year during the same time period.
Texas sales tax collections for sales made in March and for sales made in the first quarter of the year by quarterly filers topped more than $1 billion.
May 29 through 31 is the annual Texas Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits.
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.