Police Chief Karl Louis and his band, Rue 82, performed classics by Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and The Beatles, among others, Saturday at South Main Iron’s annual Veterans Memorial Concert.

The Clarksville High School marching band left the UIL 2022 State Marching Band Championships at the Alamodome in San Antonio well decorated after placing third overall among the 18 class 2-A bands that advanced to the Tuesday state competition this year.

How Lamar and Red River counties voted in state and district elections. All counties positions were unopposed in November so the GOP primary winners from the spring automatically won. The votes totals are unofficial until they are canvassed later this year.

More than 200 people gathered at Love Civic Center on Sunday afternoon to pay respect to those who have served to protect freedom during an annual celebration on the weekend leading to Veterans Day on Nov. 11.

AUSTIN, Texas  — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott decisively won a third term Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Beto O’Rourke in a midterm race that tested the direction of America’s supersized red state following the Uvalde school massacre and a strict new abortion ban.

Commissioners in both Red River and Lamar counties extended disaster declarations on Monday as a result of separate tornadoes that occurred Friday afternoon although federal or state monetary relief is not expected to be forthcoming. Both Lamar County Judge Brandon Bell and Red River County Judge L.D. Williamson issued disaster declarations after storms raged through first Lamar County shortly after 4 p.m. Friday followed by a separate storm beginning in Fulbright later that evening.

CLARKSVILLE — Folks have already gathered and gobbled up the Halloween candy, so now it is time to open those checkbooks to help the Lennox Health Resource Center’s annual Write a Check campaign to raise funds for the “Toys for Joy” Christmas effort.

Paris hosted its first congressional debate Monday at Love Civic Center as incumbent U.S. Rep. Pat Fallon, R-District 4, squared off against challenger Iro Omere, D-District 4, on a range of issues.

Harbor Freight Tools, America’s go-to store for quality tools at the lowest prices, has announced that it will be opening a new store in Paris, Texas. The new store will be located at 2860 NE Loop 286 and is expected to open this winter. An official opening date will be announced closer to opening.

The content of books in schools, property taxes, state independence, immigrants and energy were some of the topics on the minds of residents attending state Rep. Gary VanDeaver’s town hall Wednesday night in Bobby Walters Workforce Training Center on the Paris Junior College campus.

“This is what happens when bad things happen to bad actors,” said Laura Hutching, director of Paris Community Theatre’s latest production, “Drop Dead: A Farce,” by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore. “It’s about a last-ditch effort by a group of washed-up actors to put on a badly written murde…