A Lamar County jury sentenced a 32-year-old Roxton resident to 99 years in prison Monday after a one-day trial, according to information from the Lamar County District Attorney’s office
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.
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…
Organizer Sabrina Rosson said the marathon will continue this year, but some precautions will be in place.
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.
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.
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.
Consumers in the Red River Valley have not been deterred from shopping local during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that’s led to continued growth in sales tax collections for cities, counties and other taxing authorities.
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.
The Roxton Community Center’s mural wall, originally painted in 2001, suffered from crumbling mortar and faded paint. David Freeman was the only muralist who considered the project because of the extensive work necessary to revive it.
The 53rd Homecoming and Anniversary at Mt. Zion Church of God in Christ in Roxton, set for Sept. 6, has been canceled.
The active Covid-19 case count in Lamar County is falling after spending weeks rising to a high of 226.
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.