With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging drivers to make safety a top priority this holiday, as increased travel can present additional challenges for drivers.
Fuel price tracker GasBuddy estimates that on-the-road holiday travel will be down substantially from previous years, even as Americans enjoy the lowest gasoline prices in at least four years. Do you have plans to drive somewhere for the Thanksgiving holiday?
A collection of stories that have appeared in The Paris News featuring local veterans and their stories.
Civil rights groups and voting advocates had argued the restriction would disproportionately impact low-income voters, voters with disabilities, older voters and voters of color in Democratic counties.
“I’ve got the message up to him,” said Allen West, who took over as party chair in July. “I’d like to see the president come back to Texas one more time, especially come back to North Texas.”
This Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and Texas hunters/anglers are encouraged to invite others to join them in outdoor adventures.
Paris antique collectors may soon have the opportunity to showcase their antiques on the History Channel’s “American Pickers.”
The Texas Department of State Health Services said it will now rely on a calculation that takes into account the date on which a coronavirus test was administered, rather than when it was reported.
Pilgrim’s Lufkin, a year-round partner of The Salvation Army in Angelina County, came forward with an offer to provide meal support to residents of Orange after Hurricane Laura.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing changes to regulations regarding harmful or potentially harmful fish, shellfish and aquatic plants.
On Friday, federal officials gave Texas the green light to provide the additional payments. States can contribute another $100, but Texas does not plan to do so.
Without numbers on how many children or staff are in Texas child care facilities — which the state does not report — it’s hard to gauge the magnitude of infections.
The state is facing “a severe drop in revenue” as lawmakers look to fund state programs already in place, State Rep. Gary VanDeaver said Tuesday during a visit with the Kiwanis Club of Paris. Education remains a priority, he said.
Lamar Electric Cooperative awarded six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are active co-op members.
The state's three top elected leaders also fiercely criticized the Austin officials who cut one-third of their police department's budget last week.
Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information leading to the arrest of a suspect responsible for a particular crime.
It is unclear how many Texas voters may be affected should delays occur. Texas was among 46 states that received a warning from the United States Postal Service, according to The Washington Post.
Texas eased restrictions on visitation in long-term care facilities last week, but many families remain unsure if they will be allowed to visit. For those cut off from their loved ones for almost five months, isolation is becoming another very real threat.
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.
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.