Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly in Fannin County, and County Judge Randy Moore wants the public to do what it can to prevent further outbreaks. The county also is seeing rising approvals in its Indigent Care program.

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Every state score on this year’s STAAR test dropped except English 1 and English 2, Paris ISD Assistant Superintendent Althea Dixon reported to trustees. Paris ISD’s results mirrored the state, Dixon said.

North Lamar ISD beat the odds with the sale of roughly $44 million in bonds Monday with a lower interest rate than expected, resulting in a more than a 10-cent savings to taxpayers on the district’s projected property tax rate.

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The city had experienced some backlash from residents unhappy with increasing property taxes, which City Secretary Tami Nix explained was the result of higher valuations from the Lamar County Appraisal District.

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The percentage of Texas Covid-19 tests coming back positive is now at levels considered red flags by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Trump administration during the height of the pandemic. State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is fueling the rise in new cases and h…

The Lamar County Appraisal District continues formal protests before its Appraisal Review Board this month amid the district’s attempts to bring local property values in line with the state’s Property Value Study.

More than 1,300 riders had registered to attend the annual Tour de Paris when the bikers took off Saturday morning. Pelotons geared up to ride around the long routes stretching through downtown Paris and into the countryside.

The Arthur Family Remembrance Walk allowed participants to not only reflect on the history of Paris, but also to join in the spirit of acknowledging past wrongs and moving forward to do better.

Republican officials sounded the alarm this week over the retired teachers in Texas who likely won't receive an extra payment of up to $2,400 from the state’s teacher retirement fund, after Democrats shut down the special legislative session.

Local Kwik CHEKs, soon to rebrand as Texas Born or TXB, will honor local first responders, medical personnel and Red Cross Volunteers that work around the clock to serve communities on 24/7 Day, July 24, with free treats and refreshments.

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Fannin County commissioners narrowly approved a new development permit June 22 to help keep people from building in a floodplain, but the decision did not sit well with residents. After two weeks of backlash, commissioners rescinded the permit Tuesday.

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Lamar County commissioners gave themselves and other elected officials at least a $1,000 raise, set a proposed tax rate at the highest allowable without a public vote and continued to whittle away at $18.292 million in budget requests.

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Presentations of awards for the mayor’s Yard of the Month and a certificate of appreciation to Weald Workers for clean-up efforts in the city topped the agenda at a Paris City Council meeting Monday.