A paradise for garage sale enthusiasts, the Highway 82/287 yard sale makes a two-day run June 2-3 through roughly 15 towns and across more than 400 miles of highway from New Boston to the east to Quanah and Vernon and Seymour to the west.
CLARKSVILLE — Red River commissioners voted to extend premium pay for county correctional officers for the next three months and recognized May as Mental Health Awareness during their meeting Monday morning in the Red River County Annex Building.
Early voting for the May 6 general election kicks off Monday, April 24, and ends Tuesday, May 2.
Paris to eliminate residency requirement
Red River commissioners gave two members the OK to purchase and to bid and possibly purchase equipment for their precincts.
On April 8, 2024 at 1:44 in the afternoon, the sky over Paris will go as dark as night for 4 minutes and 1 second.
Commissioners to consider incentives
The Paris News contacted candidates in contested area political races to get comments on their runs for office. Tonya Clanton is seeking one of two seats up for election May 6 on the Detroit City Council.
While out in the woods near my home recently, I heard a distant rifle shot which triggered the gobble of a wild turkey only a few yards back in the brush. I was packing in some corn to a feeder I have set up for hogs but when I heard the gobble I forgot all about wild porkers and quietly slipped out of the woods in hopes of calling the bird in for photos.
The third of four productions in Paris Junior College Drama’s 2022-2023 Weird Science Season is “Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson. The play opens Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Ray E. Karrer Theater, and repeats at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24-25 and at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 26.
A race for the Paris City Council seat that’s being vacated by District 7 representative and Mayor Paula Portugal because of term limits is heating up as the only race in the upcoming city election.
City Council votes to seek bids for work on Crittenden Road
A night of dining, dancing and a spirited live auction on Saturday, all in support of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris, is expected to result in totals from the 22nd annual Sweetheart Soiree surpassing $95,000.
Candidates are few and far between in races for city and school office in area towns and school districts with Detroit ISD being the exception.
The area is under a National Weather Service Winter storm warning through 6 a. m, on Thrusday. Travel is hazardous despite road treatments. Dangerous travel conditions will continue into early Thursday morning. Roads may become nearly impassible and bridges and overpasses will remain icy.
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.
Lone Star Ag Credit is currently accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors in the class of 2023.
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.