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Police respond to knife disturbance
A reported argument between a man and his partner escalated early today and police were called to the disturbance, according to Curtis Garrett, spokesman for the Paris Police Department.The disturbance call came in at 4:34 a.m. in the 2400 block of W. Kaufman St.
2018-19 Texas hunting, fishing licenses on sale now
Withthe opening of dove hunting season only a couple weeks away, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds sportsmen that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31. New licenses for 2018-19 are on sale now so don’t forget.Rain and
Man arrested for connection to large theft || More than $60,000 of property stolen
On August 04, 2018 Lamar County Deputies responded to a Burglary of a Habitation that occurred in the Powderly Area where unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole numerous items such as savings bonds, firearms, household items, jewelry and electronics that totaled over$60,000in property los
Paris High School seniors remember classmate with balloon release
Seniors at Paris High School have had a classmate on their minds today as they begin their final year at Paris Independent School District.Carderian Craddock was killed in a four-wheeler accident in 2015 one week before the class began their freshman year. Today, seniors remembered and honored the l
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.
Paris plan open for input
Buy NowIan Lockwood, transportation engineer with Toole Design Group, center, visits with Paris residents Chad Lindsey, left, and Michael Lazar, during a public input session Tuesday at City Hall.Mary Madewell / The Paris News
Wreck closes Hwy. 271/S. Loop 286
Buy NowA wreck on Highway 271 jacknifed an 18-wheeler and flipped a vehicle.Trent Reed / The Paris NewsAn flipped car and an 18-wheeler leaking diesel fuel closed down the area around Highway 271 and S Loop 286.Reports say those in the vehicles are OK.The road in to Clarksville Street from 271 is cl
Paris loses 25,000 gallons of water
“We left the water on for as long as possible so businesses could still operate while we prepared to replace the section of water main, resulting in an estimated loss of 25,000 gallons of water,” McDaniel said.
LIVE || Downtown Paris Plan Presentation at City Hall
We’re live at City Hall to hear what’s in store for the future of downtown Paris, Texas.Check out the 360 video below, drag your mouse or move your camera to see the whole room.
Police arrest four Paris men over the weekend
Four Paris men were arrested this weekend, including one on a Red River County felony assault warrant, police said.Three of the men were arrested together Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, according to a Paris Police Department arrest report. Officers stopped the men in the 700 block of W Sher
The Paris Metro in small-town Texas
While many people think of public transit as a big city service, transit also serves scores of residents in small towns and rural areas across the country. New transit service in the small city of Paris, TX (pop. 25,000) offers the first reliable public transportation option that residents can use
New clinic ready for patients
Athrong of visitors erupted into cheers and applause around Melanie Graham late Monday afternoon as the family nurse practitioner snipped a Lamar County Chamber of Commerce red ribbon in half. It was a ceremonious moment for Graham’s employer, HealthCARE Express, which officially opened its doors fo
Man killed in Lamar Co. collision
Texas DPS Troopers tell us Brandon Smith, 35, was north on County Rd. 26718 around 6 a.m. when he ran the stop sign at US-82 and was hit by an eastbound pickup.
Brookston man killed in early morning vehicle accident on Hwy 82
The driver,Brandon Smith of Brookston, Texas,was driving a 2008 Toyota Camry and was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been notified. The driver of the vehicle traveling westbound on Hwy 82 was transported to Paris Regional Medical Center in stable condition.
EDITORIAL: Success comes at a price
Property taxes are a complicated thing. It might seem counterintuitive to think a falling or stable tax rate could hike a property tax bill, yet that’s exactly what might be in store for thousands of Paris and Lamar County property owners.The fault here does not lie with the Paris City Council, the
LNB received grant for Paris/Lamar county Habitat for Humanity
David Thrasher – LNB Vice President and Paris/Lamar County HFH Treasurer, Tarmecia Smith – Homeowner, Judy Martin – Paris/Lamar County HFH Executive Director, Cindy Ringwald – LNB Assistant Vice President and Paris/Lamar County HFH President and Morgan Pridemore – LNB Real Estate Processor.
Breaking news: Fatal accident in Fannin County claims life of man from Telephone, Texas
The first accident resulted in the death ofBrandon Smith of Brookston, Texas, on Hwy 82 West near Petty, Texas. The accident occurred at 5:50 a.m. this morning.
Texas releasing school district performance grades Wednesday
The Texas Education Agency will release its first letter grade accountability ratings. Each district will get a rating of A, B, C, D or F.
Fort Towson school board bans superintendent's bus driving privileges
FORT TOWSON, Okla. (KXII) --The Fort Towson superintendent won't be driving school buses, or any vehicles carrying students for that matter, anymore after a school board decision Tuesday night.This comes after several students shot pictures and video they say shows him texting while driving on a rec
Police investigate after woman says she was pushed into traffic, hit by a car
Police are investigating after awomantold police she waspushed into trafficandhit by a car.Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, Paris police officers were called to the400 block of E. Provine Streetfor reports of an aggravated assault.Curtis Garrettof the Paris Police Department said when officers arrived, th