Red River County Commissioners, on the advice of Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell, voted to terminate the Sexual Assault Investigator’s Grant at the Monday meeting in the Red River County Courthouse Annex.

The Red River Valley Homeless Coalition will conduct a Point-In-Time homeless count in Lamar County on Jan. 27, according to coalition president Shelly Braziel.

As a young boy, I read about fishing up in remote lakes up in northern Saskatchewan for big northern pike, walleye and arctic grayling. I’d read all about the shore lunches, the cry of the loon and battles with big northern pike. Several years ago, I experienced Canadian wilderness fishing for the first time and since then have made several return trips.

A representative of the Small Business Administration told the Red River Commissioners that the government is offering disaster assistance loans at reduced rates for those impacted by the tornadoes that hit Northeast Texas on Nov. 4.

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.