This past weekend, Prairiland High School was the location for its annual basketball tournament.
Canon Ingram has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week for his instrumental role for Cooper Friday night where he ran for 160 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries in a victory over Honey Grove.
North Lamar Varsity football blew out Wills Point last night in a huge 48-7 win. With a total of seven touchdowns and 586 yards in the game, most of which were gained on the ground, the Panthers put on a running clinic.
The market value of twelve districts gained following 2022 appraisals, with across-the board increases between 5% and 26%. Depending on the district residents live in, they may see increased taxes, despite cuts to the percentage taxed.
Cooper ISD returned to school Thursday in true Bulldog style, ready to start a new school year to a Hollywood theme. Despite a summer rife with expectations of enhanced security or teaching shortages, Cooper ISD administration, students and faculty are ready for a year of increased enrollmen…
Just in time for back to school season, the Texas sales tax holiday weekend returns Aug. 5 to Aug. 7. For school-related items such as clothing, footwear, backpacks and other supplies under $100, all taxes will be waived during the holiday period.
Teachers are leaving local schools — in droves. For many, it’s not the act of teaching itself scaring them off, but the low pay and need to conform to national teaching regulations and “teach to the test.” The shortage affects colleges, private and public schools, both in securing enough job applicants and finding those seeking to be teachers in the first place.
Since 2000 there have been more than 300 gun-related incidents on school campuses or at school-related events in the United States, according to various sources. The two most recent happened in the last days of May and claimed 23 lives in Uvalde, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Nineteen of the dead in Uvalde were elementary students
Johnathan Folse has joined the staff of The Paris News as the paper’s sports reporter.
Lamar Electric Cooperative has announced the six $1,000 scholarship winners that were drawn on April 23 at the Co-op’s Annual Meeting.
Cooper Lake State Park will host programs featuring Buffalo Soldier reenactors from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the South Sulphur Unit of the park.
The Texas Department of Public Safety would like to remind the public that they play an important role in ensuring the school buses make it to their destinations safely each day.
Cooper High School senior Heidi Wood poses with father Bryan Wood after being crowned Homecoming Queen on Friday.
To date, one Red River Valley school district has shut down a campus because of Covid-19 spread. All districts are reporting active cases among students and some staff.
Abbott says local district attorneys have the authority to enforce his ban on local mask mandates. But urban DAs are unlikely to go after their fellow local officials.
Confusion reigns in Texas as legal fight over mask mandates rages between local officials and Gov. Greg Abbott
Back-and-forth legal rulings have left some school districts with the choice of flouting Abbott and mandating masks — or waiting for the dust to settle.
COOPER – Children streamed through the doors of Cooper ISD’s elementary school Wednesday morning, marking the start of the new school year and the return to entirely in-person learning.
The new guidance will allow for remote learning for up to 20 days for students who are sick with COVID-19 or have been exposed to it.
Thursday evening was a joyous occasion in downtown Honey Grove, during which 42 ambitious seniors from Delta, Fannin and Lamar counties earned Dr. Joanne Olivard Scholarship awards.
The newly released funds come after educators and state Democrats urged the governor to unlock the pandemic relief money as schools plan their budgets for the next school year.
Cooper students have shown grit and determination this school year, and their work has paid off in everything from academics and fine arts to rodeo, robotics and athletics.