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.
ROXTON — The Roxton food pantry is in need of manpower to avoid interruption in serving people.
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.
Meeting the curly haired, sparkling, brown-eyed girl reveals an infectious enthusiasm for her chosen hobby. It’s impossible not to be swept up in her world of rockhounding.
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.
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.