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“(Roger Staubach) threw that ball right past those two defenders, hit me on the 50 yard line right between the double eights, and I turned and ran into the endzone untouched for the 83-yard touchdown,” 2021 Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboy Drew Pearson said. “That’s when I learned the lesson that if you surround yourself with successful people you have a chance to be successful yourself.”

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CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville City Council members are looking for some new city employees after accepting the resignations of two key city employees Tuesday night in a meeting in City Hall.

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Paris ISD’s Board of Trustees offered no update on the district’s inclusion of face masks in its dress code as an injunction against it remains in effect and the case has yet to go to trial.

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With weather that felt like the first real day of autumn, Paris Harley-Davidson played host to Toys For Tots for the 18th annual Paris Harley-Davidson Toys For Tots Chili Cook-off. Attendees shed their jackets as the morning breeze’s chill subsided and gave way to a beautiful day. A crowd of more than 1,000 showed up throughout the day to enjoy the festivities, food and philanthropy.

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North Lamar ISD trustees learned the district received the state’s highest score for financial accountability at a Monday night meeting during which the board approved several campus improvement plans and listened as a taxpayer expressed his concern about the possibility of critical race theory being taught in the district.

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The future success of the Clarksville Independent School District is riding on the outcome of a $16.8 million bond election, officials say.

On a clear day with a light breeze blowing, 35 teams took to the tees to raise funds for the Paris Education Foundation in the 30th Annual J.T. Davis Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday morning at the Paris Golf and Country Club.

Superintendent Kathie Thompson gave a federal grant report to Detroit Independent School District trustees Thursday night during the school board’s monthly meeting in the high school library. The district will get around $473,000 from ESSER III, she said.

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Paris is to be featured in the You Tube series, “Book Days: Bringing Books to Life,” when an episode airs Thursday that features a visit from the red-headed character in the children’s book, “Madeline.”

Nashville music artist Christian Davis, known for his deep bass voice, will be singing for socks for the homeless when he returns to Paris on Sunday for a 6:30 p.m. concert at First Christian Church, 780 20th St. NE. Socks collected during the event will be donated to the Lamar County Homeless Coalition.

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Red River County Com-missioners voted to amend the Law Enforcement and Procedures policy to include high-pay risk stipends for sheriff’s office employees at a Tuesday morning meeting in the County Courthouse Annex.

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Youngsters from the Central Presbyterian Day School helped open up the pumpkin season in Paris when they gathered in the City of Paris’ Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 7.

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Although Fannin County’s drought index was still over 600 late Monday, commissioners lifted the county’s burn ban since heavy rain was in the forecast for the rest of the week.

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The Paris Optimist Club wrapped up another successful year with its annual Baseball Bash fundraiser this past weekend, and once again, the event was a homerun for Paris’ youth baseball nonprofit organization.

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The Texas Senate on Friday approved newly drawn district maps that would keep Republicans dominant in the state’s congressional representation, even amid rapidly shifting demographics.

A group of people from churches, Spring Lake Assisted Living, Paris Regional Medical Center and CitySquare came together on Saturday in CitySquare's gym for the first of what will become an annual event, a coat giveaway to those who need something to keep them warm this winter.