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Tickets are on sale for the NAACP Heritage Banquet scheduled June 18 at Love Civic Center that is to feature Lamar County native and retired educator Carolyn Jean Reese Brown, of Port Arthur.

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On a unanimous vote, Paris Mayor Paula Portugal and Mayor Pro Tem Reginald Hughes retained their positions to lead Paris City Council for another year at a Tuesday night meeting attended by a large number of supporters.

 

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City Council members made plans last night to shift the center of city government from the current City Hall to spaces in the City Library building as soon as logistics such as getting the internet running can be ironed out.

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Be sure to leave some nonperishables in your mailbox or on your porch Saturday so that your letter carrier can take them to later donate all the goods gathered to the area food pantries as the National Association of Letter Carriers, Paris Branch 501 is holding its annual Stamp Out Hunger Fo…

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I love catching catfish when they are biting on “tight line”’ on bottom, when they are in the flooded grass and willows during the spawn, over holes baited with soured grain and when they are “on the rocks” feasting on gar eggs. I love the tug of a catfish on a trotline. But my biggest thril…

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Voters approved two amendments to the Texas Constitution, gave approval to a $16 million bond election for Prairiland ISD, and elected members to city and school district governing boards at a Saturday election.

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The Market Square Farmers Market in Paris opened its regular season Saturday with excited vendors looking for a productive year greeting customers and selling products.

Detroit High School has named its valedictorian and salutatorian for the graduating class of 2021-22. The valedictorian is Kellie Welch, left, and the salutatorian is Nathan Hampton, right.

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May is the wettest month of the year in Lamar and Red River counties with June and October rounding out the top three rainiest months, according to various weather recording sites. 

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CLARKSVILLE – Red River County commissioners conveyed some property to the county near the County Jail on Monday during a meeting in the County Annex.

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The ballots have been set for the city election in Reno and in cities in cities and school board elections in Red River and Fannin counties. The election is May 7 with early voting starting Monday and ending May 3.

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Gran Fondo 50, a celebratory ride planned Saturday will mark the completion of  a 50-mile stretch of the 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail, which when completed will be the longest recreational trail in Texas and the fourth longest in the United States. 

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After months of explaining the condition of the city’s sewer woes to the City Council, Matt McAdoo, the city’s public works director, finally got the go ahead to purchase a vac machine to help ease the stress on the city system after a vote Tuesday night in City Hall.