The county’s active case count rose to 167 on Friday, just two days after setting a two-week high of 143, according to the district's data.
Records show a 72-year-old man and two women ages 82 and 88 lost their battle against the infection that has killed more than 9,000 Texans as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.
“The vision is to have the churches of Paris come together and meet at a designated spot, and then spread people out across and around the loop," organizer Rhonda Reed said.
In exactly one week, the 19th Amendment that gave U.S. women the right to vote will turn 100 years old.
State Sen. Pat Fallon will appear as the GOP candidate for the 4th Congressional District on the November ballot to replace the seat vacated by Rep. John Ratcliffe.
Paris City Council on Monday voted 5-2 to increase the Paris Economic Development Corp. board from five to seven members, and councilors appointed two new directors.
Unless the unexpected happens, the Red River Valley Fair will happen, with a few tweaks.
The Lamar County commissioners discussed a 13.56% contribution rate for the county’s retirement plan at Monday morning’s meeting.
As the blue sky simmered to orange in the west, six figures clad in red sequin tops emerged on horseback from the gates at the Paris Rodeo and Horse Club. Warmly welcomed by a rowdy crowd sprinkled with cowboy hats and light-up wands, the Spirit Riders from Hawkins kicked off the festivities at the 61st annual Paris Rodeo on Friday night.
The U.S. Postal Service got a new leader in June, Louis DeJoy, appointed by President Donald Trump, and the new postmaster general has set up several new policies that have delayed the mail, according to several advocacy groups for postal carriers.
Hoping to build a bridge between the community and police department, the Paris Ministerial Alliance members met with Interim Police Chief Tuttle this week.
U.S. Army veteran and academic advisor Kelvin Hicks has released his fourth book: “Encourage Yourself: Life-Giving Quotes of Encouragement.”
The Lamar County commissioners will meet Monday morning to discuss an agreement between the City of Paris, the police department and the Lamar County Sheriff’s office.
Tiny electric tea lights glowed in the windows Tuesday night at the Candle Lights of Hope vigil.
Detroit ISD will begin its school year Aug. 21.
Chisum ISD has changed its start date for the second time in as many weeks.
Fannin County commissioners struggled to come up with a feasible solution to address budget shortfalls at their weekly Tuesday meeting.
Recently, Capt. Frankco Higdon of The Salvation Army-Paris, Texas, issued an update on the status of the organization’s emergency shelter: “People in the community ask me wherever they see me, ‘when is the shelter going to open?’ and I tell them if the community helps us, the shelter will be open.”
The Night of Prayer, organized by Impact Church, brought Paris residents to the downtown plaza for the first in a series of Sunday night prayer events throughout the month of August.
Paris will soon be home to a new, long-awaited fast food franchise, as work began recently on a Chick-fil-A, to be located along Lamar Avenue near Loop 286.
Both North Lamar and Chisum ISDs will take a look next week at a new solar farm project in western Lamar County.