Congress is returning to Capitol Hill for one final attempt at deal-making on year-end business. Covid-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session. While lawmakers will nee…
Paris/Lamar County Habitat for Humanity sees delay in building from pandemic short supply.
Lamar County residents picked up gifts big and small to kick off the holiday season with a weekend of shopping at local stores for Small Business Saturday, and national retail is swinging toward online sales.
Gifts of Love programs are underway by the Lamar County Human Resources Council for Horizon House for displaced persons and for Meals on Wheels, a program for homebound senior citizens.
When it filed for bankruptcy last year, Purdue Pharma agreed to an innovative plan: It would make $200 million available immediately to help those those harmed by its signature painkiller, OxyContin.
The Christians In Action held their annual Thanksgiving meal on Tuesday, although instead of sitting down to a meal, the group handed out to-go dinners.
After JoAnna Neal’s son, Jordyn, was caught in a devastating house fire earlier in the month, the family has found a new home and thanks to donations from the community, will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving together.
With Covid-19 cases surging in the state and rising in Fannin County, officials urged residents to follow guidelines until vaccines are available. Commissioners also looked at furniture proposals for the courthouse and approved a fiber internet service contract.
Prairiland ISD trustees gave a nod to further study of a $6 to $6.5 million bond election as Superintendent Jeff Ballard presented a wish to take the district “up a notch.”
A small group of Parisians gathered on Saturday at Leon Williams Park to drive around the city in the “Healing Parade,” an event organized by Sharmane Hawkins to promote unity after a tough election and year.
The Moll family and Project Deport will be offering free hot Thanksgiving meals to anyone in need in the community. To request one from the Molls, call 903-395-5822, or stop by the Deport VFD to get one from the organization on Thanksgiving Day.
When Christmas in Paris was canceled, some local crafters and business owners weren’t sure what to do. But the community came together and hosted an event Saturday morning to make up for it, selling their goods outside Paris Apothecary.
Due to increased Covid-19 cases, the Lamar County Appraisal District Office is reminding taxpayers of alternative ways to make tax payments this year instead of in person at the 521 Bonham St. office.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Red River Valley drove through downtown Paris in a parade celebrating their sports teams Saturday.
Chief medical officer at Paris Regional Medical Center Amanda Green said with Covid-19 cases in Lamar County on the rise, the community needs to do their part to ensure the hospital isn’t overwhelmed.
Talks continue on proposed $50 million restoration of the historical First National Bank in downtown Paris.
After years of issues, the Lamar County Courthouse roof is still leaking and county commissioners and maintenance officials are trying to find a solution that will stop further damage, but stay in line with historic preservation protocol.
Prairiland trustees finalized a deal for a massive solar farm project in Lamar and Red River counties.
Two girls have started their own jewelry-making business, with half of the proceeds going to charity.
With 79 new cases and one death yesterday, Covid-19 cases are on the rise in Lamar County — so much so that the Paris-Lamar County Health District can’t keep up.
Fannin County’s Covid-19 hospitalization rate is approaching the 15% threshold that could trigger shutdowns if it stays above the threshold for a week, County Judge Randy Moore said on Tuesday. Commissioners also approved the county’s vote canvass.