Lamar County is due to receive $9,684,526, according to the Treasury Department. Neighboring Delta, Fannin and Red River counties are scheduled to get $1,035,484, $6,898,178 and $2,335,327, respectively.

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Paris ISD’s Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget is beginning to take shape, but much of it currently relies on frequently changing estimates until the state and Lamar County Appraisal District provide final numbers.

 

Paris Economic Development Corp received clean audit, and directors gave approval to proceed with a one-year purchase option for a prospective industrial client to purchase roughly 15 acres in the Paris Business Park.

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The Red River Valley Tourism Association will host its annual Highway 82/287 Sale on June 4th and 5th. The sale runs through fifteen towns and covers 350 miles of highway, drawing visitors from across the country. 

 

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Mayor Larry Hinsley announced that the Internal Revenue Service had contacted the city about owing over $100,000 in back taxes, fines and fees from 2018 onward, with unusual circumstances surrounding it.

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Outside auditor Johnna McNeal of Malnory, McNeal & Co. gave the county an unqualified report but noted several findings related to internal controls.

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Texas lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature have blocked bills that would expand Medicaid and open the state to billions in federal incentives supporters say would pay for the expansion and lower costs for hospitals that care for large numbers of uninsured patients. Opponents say the…

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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.

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Participants at the fourth annual Live United 5K Run/Walk faced an uphill trek followed by a brisk headwind Saturday morning as they made their way around the Pine Ridge Golf Course in Reno.

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“I’ve been smiling since I got in here,” Perry said from her newly-built 1,121-square foot home. “I’m so excited. I love it. I tell them all the time I could just stay in here and never go back outdoors.”