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.
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.
The Helpful Honda team from North Texas Honda Dealers is seeking a local teacher to honor and reward in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
NEW YORK — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVI…
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.
Paris, North Lamar, Detroit ISDs have discontinued remote learning through the rest of the week because of technical issues due to rolling blackouts.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
State lawmakers had previously asked the Texas Education Agency to seek a federal waiver to cancel the standardized tests.
Covid-19 cases remain steady at Red River Valley schools while the number of cases reported in Lamar County surge with an additional 207 cases reported last week by the Paris/Lamar County Health District.