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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.

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

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.

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.