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.
The Roxton volunteer fire department and the city of Roxton, along with other Texas agencies, have made arrangements for a Covid-19 testing site to take place in Roxton.
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.
Kevin Cuba, a 49-year-old resident of Paris was driving a 2007 Pontiac at 12:30 a.m. Friday north on Highway 271 when he crossed the center line and struck a Chevy Tahoe driven by Adrianna Yanez of Roxton.
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.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
With the March primary election coming up, the deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today.
The contractor, Sammy Gist Enterprises Inc., was granted 256 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $1.3 million. The target date to complete this work is winter 2020, officials said.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.