Visions of hot air balloons will be glowing in the eyes of children and adults alike as the Paris Balloon and Music Festival makes a comeback following last year’s cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Come Memorial Day, the Paris Aquatic Center will be opening again for a summer of splashing around to cool off in the Texas heat before a season of fun activities around town.
More than 1,000 bicycle riders typically participate, Becky Semple said, and the mammoth effort it takes to put the event together is always worth it.
For those fortunate enough to garner a spot in the program, exciting things are on the horizon for the rest of the school year and during the clubs’ summer program.
People from all over are flocking to the 130-mile long Northeast Texas Trail, and Reno resident and trail enthusiast Kelly Whitley and her family could not be more excited.
For more than 55 years the Paris Drag Strip has been a source of excitement and experience for both local drivers and spectators, as well as visitors from many other states.
Each summer, drag boat racers from far and wide fill the waters of Lake Crook for the Southern Drag Boat Association Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, one of the premiere boat races in the region.
Lamar County has no shortage of youth and adult sports leagues, and countless others enjoy athletics on a purely casual level. For all, the county — and in particular the City of Paris — offers ample places to play.
Who says you have to stop playing sports when you enter adulthood? That’s the philosophy behind the Paris Adult Softball League, which for years has given local residents a chance to compete.
Team sports are a way for children to get active, build character and make lasting friendships. And for the children of Lamar County, there are more than ample avenues to take part in those team sports.
Paris ISD strives each and every day to be a school that “Embraces Diversity and Drives Success.”
It has been an unusual, challenging, busy and event-filled year that will soon come to a close as we prepare to say farewell to North Lamar High School’s Class of 2021.
Amid the tumultuous and chaotic times brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Prairiland ISD has remained steadfast in its commitment to our number one goal: keeping our students’ education first and foremost.
Chisum ISD, students, faculty and staff and voting taxpayers continually prepare for success. Successes at Chisum ISD are constant and continuous and come in a variety of forms.
The time has come for the city of Clarksville to rise up and show needed care and support for its children by supporting a carefully development and sensible plan that benefits both the children and the community.
Detroit ISD has had a successful year despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the changes it brought about.
Cooper students have shown grit and determination this school year, and their work has paid off in everything from academics and fine arts to rodeo, robotics and athletics.
Paris Junior College has been weathering the Covid-19 pandemic while continuing to work hard for the success of our students, providing them important skills and training for their future.
The Paris Fire Department donated masks with an emblem of Sparky the Fire Dog to North Lamar ISD students. Firefighters Monty Middleton, Zach Beal and Colt Holbert took time out of their morning schedule to pose with the young students wearing masks of their local hero. Students, beginning f…
The people of our county and neighboring counties are what makes this a special place to live and work.
After serving the cardiovascular needs of patients in Paris since 1995, Dr. Khalid Shafiq remains true to his life’s passion — to bring the latest procedures and the highest level of care to his patients.