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.
Hoots and hollers flew across the stands under the bright lights of the 71st annual Bogata Rodeo on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Rivercrest ISD is in the process of changing its fight song and it will paint over the image of a Confederate soldier in its high school gym, officials announced Wednesday evening on Facebook.
BOGATA — The Bogata police chief is thanking his team and community for doing their part in catching two juveniles who stole over $15,000 in cash.
CLARKSVILLE — Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Red River County Sheriff’s Office deputies will get new uniforms that are more appropriate for hotter weather.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in Red River County since testing began in March hit 70 on Sunday, Mayor Ann Rushing said in an evening Facebook post.
Judge L.D. Williamson announced today Red River County has four new cases of Covid-19, one of them in the Clarksville Nursing Center.
Rivercrest Junior High student Alexis Case recently received word that she has been accepted to the STEM program hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this summer.
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.
Superintendents at Detroit, Rivercrest and Cooper ISDs have extended school closures through May 1 and Hugo (Oklahoma) Public Schools are closed indefinitely as U.S. cases of coronavirus continue to climb.
In an effort to help stop people from gathering in groups of 10 or more, Red River County Judge L.D. Williamson has issued a county-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
All city facilities are closed to the public until public notice to limit in-person contact during the COVID-19 threat, according to an announcement Friday.
In an effort to keep abandoned vehicles from being parked on the lot in front of 605 Paris Road, the Bogata City Council passed an ordinance to limit parking near the property.
Organizers deemed the hardwood tree seedling giveaway and the E-Cycle event Saturday at the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot a success as hundreds of residents turned out to the event sponsored by Keep Paris Beautiful/Make Lamar County Shine.
The window to sign up for May nonpartisan elections is closing.
Incumbent Donnie Gentry faces challenger William Brown in the race for Precinct 1 commissioner in Red River County. A meet and greet is planned for both at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bogata Community Center, 206 2nd NW St.
With the March primary election coming up, the deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today.
Controversial exchanges are expected Tuesday when Dallas/Fort Worth and Northeast Texas sub-committees on the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir meet at 9 a.m. in Sulphur Springs at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.
Johnny Goforth of Bogata was arrested Saturday near the scene of the crime on one charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Bogata Police Chief David Short said.
Corrective action on a dangerous S-curve in the middle of town on Highway 271 may not come until the state widens the two-lane roadway from Paris to the Red River-Titus County line, according to a Texas Department of Transportation official.