Thanks to a state law requiring taxing entities to raise no more than 3.5% more in revenue year over year from property taxes, property tax rates for nearly all Red River Valley taxing entities — schools, cities and counties — are falling. Despite the lower rates, property owners are paying …
Many of us City of Paris retirees contacted the city manager and the City Council concerning the 2022 budget.
The World War II vets and the Depression-era babies like me really are cry babies. We do not tolerate whining and dumb excuses. We demand hard work and results.
I pay higher taxes, but I don’t get raises.
I have read various folks’ opinions here (Hayden Swaim) and think, “wow, if it was this simple.” Goods we buy in our country are not supplied by your local maker of such things. Our world, like or not, is connected on a global scale.
We will soon have the six month birthday of the Biden administration. It’s time for a report card.
The committee voted to pass a resolution condemning the current House Democrats’ actions concerning the special session.
I want to say thanks to Ronnie Bass, the Precinct 3 Lamar County commissioner, and the men who responded to my call.
I read with great interest in The Paris News Klark Byrd’s commentary “It’s a long drive back to Nebraska” (June 20). The topic is near and dear to me, since my family ancestral “roots” trace back to Nebraska on multiple family-lines.
Since the city, county and schools are using the revalue way of charging for taxes, does the older person that reached a certain age still get their tax froze at that year, or is that gone?
You’ll get more than an office visit,
I agree, Charlotte, that an investigation of the Jan. 6 incident at the Capitol is in order. The question is, who will do it?
What a treasure your community has in the Sam Bell Maxey House.
I, too, love the gospel story of the forgiven adulteress, referred to by Charlotte Coyle in her Paris News article of May 6.
I want to personally thank Congressman Pat Fallon for speaking out about the racial slur against Sen. Tim Scott, R-N.C., posted on Facebook by our local Democratic Party chairman. Thank you, Rep. Fallon.
Agree or disagree, but personal or racial slurs have no place coming from the leader.
I’ve been inside the Lamar County Courthouse and have my “T-Star-J Livestock Brand” recorded at that courthouse. It’s a beautiful landmark building. Let’s preserve it, correctly.
As a Texas voter, I am reaching out to request you oppose House Bill 1026 and any attempts at voter suppression during this legislative session.
Although the overall intent of the legislation is voter suppression, the above sections definitely limits your authority and ability to do your job well.
I hope the weather we had in February will put the brakes on the Green New Deal bunch.
My mind boggles at your foolish decision to remove coronavirus protections for Texans. We are on the cusp of getting this pandemic under control; now is not the time to fail in leadership.