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Reno and Lamar County Water Supply District rescind boil notices

The City of Reno and the Lamar County Water Supply District have ended their boil notices as of Friday morning, according to press releases.  Read more

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TX Lottery

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Saturday: Read more

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Morning' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Morning" game were: Read more

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Morning' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Morning" game were: Read more

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Business

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Is Texas ready to rollback Covid-19 pandemic measures?

Gov. Greg Abbott in a press conference Tuesday in Lubbock announced the end of pandemic measures including limitations on business capacity… Read more

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Lone Star Ag Credit distributes in dividends

Lone Star Ag Credit is distributing a total of $22 million in patronage dividends to its customer-owners, based on its strong financial results for 2020. The cash patronage payment is a record for the rural lending cooperative. Read more

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Lamar Electric Co-op moves into new building

The building, built between Reno and Blossom, features acreage for the co-op to grow, a hall space that members can rent and even an earth-coupled heat pump meaning the temperature of the building is regulated by the ground temperature. Read more

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Rivercrest falls in regional semifinals

Down by as many as 16 at one point, the Rivercrest Rebels battled all the way back in their regional semifinal showdown against Cisco. The comeback fell just short, though, as the Rebels lost 64-61. Read more

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RRV Athlete of the Week

Bradyn English has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week. Read more

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Paris Homeschool wins regional crown

This past weekend, the Paris Homeschool 16U basketball team competed against the very best teams the southern United States has to offer. A… Read more

Opinion

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NATIONAL POLITICS: White House is in denial about border crisis

During the 2020 campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised to undo President Donald Trump’s border security policies. He pledged to halt all deportations for 100 days and allow asylum seekers who enter the United States illegally to stay in this country while their cases are considered, rather than wait in Mexico, as Trump required. Read more

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COMMENTARY: Intelligence not just for those with bones

A few years ago, video of a psychological experiment involving children went viral. The small children, around kindergarten age, were given a choice: eat one marshmallow now or wait 15 to 20 minutes and get two marshmallows later. Read more

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EDITORIAL: ‘Personal vigilance’ needed in lieu of mandates

‘It is now time to open Texas 100%,” Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday from a Mexican restaurant in Lubbock. Read more

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Obituaries

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Clyde E. Scott

Clyde E. Scott, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2021. Read more

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William Don Holt Sr.

William Don Holt Sr., of Meadowlakes, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the age of 88. Read more

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Willie Janette Townsend Fain

Willie Janette Townsend Fain, 86, of Direct, Texas, passed from this life on Feb. 28, 2021. Read more

Lifestyles

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Guest’s Corner: A piece of Paris history

Decades of history, resilience and pride live at the intersection of 5th Street NE and East Tudor Street. Known to many as Guest’s Corner, the neighborhood was a bustling hub for the Black community in Paris dating back to the 1920s. Read more

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Snell saves calf during winter storm

Cassi Snell’s daughter, Cadriene Snell, a Chisum seventh grader in FFA, found a baby calf born in the early morning hours Feb. 15 while fee… Read more

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THE CANDLE: The future of cloning is beginning to get wild

Revive & Restore are currently working with the Woolly Mammoth Revival Team at Harvard. It’s not Jurassic Park yet, but the future looks wild for cloning. Read more

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Upcoming Events

Outdoor Bingo

Outdoor Bingo: Weather permitting; a meal of hotdog, chips, dessert and drink available at 6 p.m., … Read more

American Legion Brown/Guest Post 30

Meets at the United Pentecostal Church Community Center, 5075 Southeast Loop 286, Paris, at 10 a.m. Read more

Valley of The Caddo Museum

“A Place for All People” Poster Exhibit in honor of Black History Month, 10 a.m., to 4 p.m., 1115 B… Read more

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