A 74-year-old Paris man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced to 25 years in state prison for striking a pregnant teenager with his vehicle and fleeing the scene last May.
Paris City Council sent revisions to a plan dealing with the city’s future transportation system as presented at a Monday meeting back to the drawing board with instructions for staff to obtain the opinion of a traffic engineer, perhaps from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Two Chisum High School seniors recently performed in the Four States Bandmasters’ Association Honor Band. Jeffrey Hurst was the second chair trombone in the Symphonic Band conducted by W. Dale Warren from the University of Arkansas. Ali Amacendi was 10th chair in the Concert Band conducted …
The Paris Junior College Board of Regents received and approved a clean audit report when it met Monday inside the Math and Science Building on the junior college campus.
A 34-year-old Hugo man received a guilty conviction for the 2019 murder of Jeremy Barnett, 34.
Two people have filed to run in Chisum Independent School District’s upcoming school board election almost one week into accepting candidates.
By a 3-2 margin, Lamar County Commissioners Court voted to spend $4 million of the remaining $4.7 million in American Rescue Act funding for a training/office building and storage facilities to be built on newly acquired property on North Main Street.
The Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society surpassed an all-time fundraiser effort and raised in excess of $153,000 at this year’s Snowflakes & Diamonds gala at Love Civic Center. Final totals from the annual event are still being tallied.
A replica of Paris’ notorious Eiffel Tower with red cowboy hat is being planned for Cox Field, members of Paris City Council learned at a Monday night meeting from fellow member Clayton Pilgrim.
RENO — One person has filed to run in the city’s upcoming general election almost one week into accepting candidates.
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.
A Paris police officer is currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review regarding an encounter between the officer and a Lamar County resident, whose son was paralyzed in an officer-involved shooting in June of 2021.
Paris High School’s Luke De La Garza with first place wins in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle won big at the Region 2, District 7 swim meet Thursday in Frisco.
A burger party for 25 people, Dallas Mavericks basketball tickets and an orthodontics treatment certificate are among the items set for auction at the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society’s annual Snowflakes and Diamonds Gala fundraiser Saturday.
A crowd of about 200 people gathered in front of the local hospital on a cool and partly cloudy afternoon Wednesday to note the official changeover of Paris Regional Medical Center to Paris Regional Health.
CLARKSVILLE — Last year Mayor Ann Rushing applied to the Martha, David and Bagby Lennox Foundation for grants to help the city with various projects and purchases.
City Council members voted to hold the citywide council election this year on May 6, which is the first Saturday in the month, during its regular meeting Tuesday in City Hall.
It was a sold-out house at the Plaza Theatre on Saturday afternoon, when the Pleasant Hill Quilters from Cass County presented “Secrets of the Underground Railroad.”
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.
On a sunny, but cold Saturday morning people gathered to honor a civil rights hero for all his good works in the name of freedom during his short life on Earth.
Orsted announced Friday that the clean energy company plans to protect almost 1,000 acres of the 1,700-acre Smiley’s Meadow from future development as it begins construction this week on Mockingbird Solar Center west of Paris off Highway 82. Completion is expected in 2024.