A determined Ronnica Blake breaks glass ceilings wherever she goes. But it is her understanding of human nature that has served her well during her law enforcement career.
Over the summer, history was made in Fannin County as Edwina Lane beat out Ronnie Ball in a runoff election to become the first-ever female county commissioner.
Dr. Amanda Green is a busy, busy woman; busy taking care of her family and busy taking care of her community.
A perennial powerhouse, the Pantherette softball program’s proud tradition has persisted under Ashley Endsley’s excellent leadership, and has blossomed into one of the best teams in not just the state of Texas, but the whole country.
The small store, which Dee Ferguson relocated to its current home at 1709 Clarksville St., is also a center for a community of crafters, the Red River Valley Quilting Guild.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the daily lives of local residents, Lamar County 4-H is forging ahead, offering its members safe hands-on learning and opportunities to grow in leadership skills.
“We’ve got two floral design classes,” Chisum High School ag director Matt Preston said. “They are the ones propagating plants and starting others from seed.”
On land that’s been in the family for generations, Lynn Patterson, and his son, Kyle Patterson, specialize in Brangus cattle that can be found throughout the Red River Valley and beyond.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering farmers and ranchers technical and financial assistance to repair and replace certain damaged conservation practices.
Since being reestablished in 2014, the Lamar County chapter of the Community Emergency Response Team has worked closely with local first responders to help save lives.
Despite Covid-19 restricting their capacity by 50%, Lamar County Literacy Council serves 92 students. To support their students, LCLC is always searching for volunteers.
Paris Metro never ceased its scheduled operation, and there has never been a day, even in the height of the pandemic, when the service did not have riders.
Those who lose their homes to fire often lose everything inside them, from important documents to toys for their children. The Red Cross helps to replace those items and provide temporary housing and other relief in times of crisis.
By partnering with intervention and safety programs, SAFE-T hopes that it can fulfill its mission statement of creating an environment where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities it serves.
President of the Detroit FFA chapter, district officer and in the running for area officer, 17-year-old junior Kaitlyn Cooper has already changed lives.
C&C Rentals, owned for the past 21 years by Brian Clemmer and Charles Crook, offers a wide variety of rental equipment, including tractors, combines, skid steers and more.
The meetings primarily cultivate a community of beekeepers, help “wannabee” beekeepers get started and provide educational lessons for all who attend.
By altering their usual educational programs to include online alternatives, Fannin County’s AgriLife Extension managed to reach more people than it has otherwise been able to help.
As the Texas Legislature convenes in Austin for its 2021 session, lobbyists for the Texas Farm Bureau will ensure that farms and ranches are not forgotten by lawmakers in the new session.
David House, owner of David House Jewelry, said several trends are hot this year: black diamonds, initial necklaces and — as always — diamond studs.
Nothing quite sparks as much joy around the holidays as a gift given with careful thought and love. Paris boutiques have got you covered.