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1 dead, 1 injured in Paris crash
A passenger in that pickup, 26-year-old Travis Upton of Sumner, was killed. Its driver, 31-year-old Chance Woodard, was flown to a Dallas area hospital. Police did not give a condition for Woodard.
Victim identified in US 271 crash
The deceased individual involved in the crash has been identified asTravis Upton, 26, of the Sumner area.
Police investigate after Don Lalo's is broken into over the weekend
Police are investigating afterDon Lalo’swas broken into sometime between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.Around 8 a.m. on Sunday, Paris police officers were called to the restaurant for reports of aburglary.Paris Police Lt.John Berrysaid when officers arrived, they were told someone had
Police seek help to identify person suspected of stealing a wheelchair
On June 16, 2018, the male suspect was seen in the photo below allegedly entered the Emergency Department at PRMC North Campus at about 1:30 a.m.
Paris PAC changes its focus
A political action committee organized to support the Paris Economic Development Corp. in a November 2017 election now has a general purpose to support local candidates.“Due to the success of the Keep Paris Working PAC in last November’s PEDC election, the board and volunteers have decided to mainta
Boston man claims self-defense in alleged assault of man photographing woman on train
Thursday, police arrested 31-year-old Tukan Manley on charges of assault and battery on an elderly person, strangulation and malicious destruction of property.
Keen as mustard: French’s shoots advert in Paris
Buy NowGlen Owen, center, a director with State Line Films, looks at the monitor Friday for an upcoming French’s Mustard commercial he is shooting in Paris.Lora Arnold / The Paris News
Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports
The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute over the large trade imbalance between the two countries. Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for intellectual property theft. Th
Mud volleyball sign ups begin
“Last minute registration details will begin at 8 a.m. on the day of the event, and the games will start at 9 a.m.,” Wilson said.
Food bank needs help picking corn
From 8 a.m. to noon June 25 and June 26, food bank volunteers will pick sweet corn from a farm in Foreman, Ark.
Weaving workshop set for Saturday
Paris Community Theatre’s Brown Center for Creative Arts will sponsor a weaving class on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.“The cost of the class is $85 and includes the use of a standing loom and all of the supplies to make a scarf in just one day,” said Paris Main Street Coordinator Cheri Bedford, who’s
PJC holding info sessions on loan requirements
“PJC has set up a stringent application process for the new loan program,” said PJC President Pam Anglin. “There are serious repercussions from default rates, so we’re being extremely conservative in offerings to ensure students don’t overload themselves with debt. A loan should only be taken out as
Outdoor bonanza across the Red
Regular readers might remember an article I wrote about hunting eastern turkey up in Oklahoma at the vast 45,000 acres Choctaw Hunting Lodge, located less than an hour west of Hugo, Oklahoma. This past week, I made my second trip to this outdoor wonderland, this time with several great friends incl
Man arrested for outstanding warrant, evading arrest Thursday
“Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the vehicle continued for several blocks before stopping,” Berry said.
Accident on 70 east of De Queen
An accident on Highway 70 just east of De Queen has traffic moving in only one direction and may force closure of the road. According to people on the scene, "It looks pretty bad, there's two badly damaged vehicles, gallons of fuel over the roadway and just about every emergency responder in the are
Friendly competitors support one another
(This is the first of an occasional series about Lamar County Chamber of Commerce members with interesting stories to tell.)When competitors become friends, all sorts of good things happen.Hollie Barrentine, owner of Cotton Harvest Boutique and Spa in downtown Paris, certainly could use a friend las
Paris, NLISD to meet Monday
Both the Paris and North Lamar Independent School Districts will meet Monday to vote on the 2018-19 budgets.Both meeting will include a public hearing for the budget prior to adoption. North Lamar will also vote on the proposed tax rate, which is $1.04 for maintenance and operations and no interest
Caught in the act, a burglar led officers on a foot chase Thursday
“Sanders fled from the officers on foot, but was apprehended in the 600 block of 6th Street S.E.,” Berry said. “Sanders was placed under arrest for burglary of a habitation and a misdemeanor charge.”
City meeting to look at housing issues
The city of Paris is looking at ways to improve living conditions in low-income housing.A public meeting to gain input on a possible city ordinance regulating the condition of residential rental property is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday in council chambers at Paris City Hall.“Over the past few m
Pump Track of Paris gains more support, funding still needed to move forward
The track is dependant on a grant that the City of Paris will apply for through the Texas Parks and Wildlife. The grant will match funding dollar for dollar, making the $490,000 project including the track and surrounding amenities.