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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
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
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
Wal-Mart's new pickup service begins today in Paris, Texas
The way the service works is a customer cango onlineor to the Wal-Mart app,select which groceriesthey would like to buy, andselect a timeto pick them up. From there, the customer canpark in the specially marked locationon the west side of the store and the groceries will bedelivered to their car.
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
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.
Dribblin' Drills: PJC holds basketball camp
Paris Junior College held a boys basketball camp this past week. Boys worked their way through different drills and skills on the court.
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.
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.”
Two arrested on drug charges
Possession of marijuana — synthetic, as well as the real thing — lead to two Paris men’s arrests on Tuesday.At 3:48 p.m. on Tuesday, officers executed a search warrant in the 3400 block of Miller’s Place and found just over a pound of marijuana.“The resident, Gregory Perkins, 48, was placed under ar
Tanker catches fire, no injuries
Smoke filled the air toward the southern point of Lamar County late Wednesday as fuel was being burned after a fuel tanker caught fire on State Highway 19/24 at FM 198.Robert Douglas, Enloe Volunteer Fire Department’s secretary/treasurer, said the truck was fully involved when they arrived on scene,
Movie time in Paris, Reno
Summer fun time includes popcorn, lots of it, at the Paris Movies in the Park, showing every Thursday through June 28.“It’s a great event,” said Cheri Bedford, the main street coordinator for Paris. “It’s free and we run between 350 and 600 people.”The next movie will be “Gnomeo and Juliet,” she sai
Accident Closes Highway 19N near FM 1537 Just Days Before 19N Coalition Forms - Ksst Radio
Currently, residents in northern Hopkins County that often travel State Highway 19N are forming a coalition to seek more immediate changes to the roadway that combines both State Highway 19 and State Highway 154 connecting to State Highway 24 providing a route between Sulphur Springs and Paris. Som
Search warrant leads officers to more than a pound of pot
Inside, Paris Police Lt.John Berrysaid officers found 48-year-oldGregory Perkins, along with a significant amount of marijuana.
Fifteen new sushi rolls to roll out at Shogun's in Paris
In addition to the new sushi rolls, the menu will now feature appetizers such as Dragon Bites – spicy tuna on cucumber slices, with a few special ingredients added.
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Meet Paris High School Athletic Director Steven Hohenberger
Hohenberger was born and raised in Paris, Texas, and graduated in 1993. He attended Southeastern Oklahoma University on a football/baseball scholarship, earning First Team All-Conference three years and All American two years as a linebacker. Hohenberger started his coaching career at Irving Nimitz
Woman arrested after allegedly attacking nurses at Paris Regional
A woman is behind bars after police say sheattacked several nursesatParis Regional Medical Centeron Friday.Around 9:30 a.m., Paris police officers were called toParis Regional Medical Centerfor reports of anassault.Curtis Garrettof the Paris Police Department said when officers arrived, they were to
Police respond to report of deadly conduct
Paris Police Department officers investigated a call of deadly conduct early today and two reports of burglary on Monday.Officers responded to a deadly conduct complaint just after midnight that was said to have occurred in the 400 block of E. Henderson Street. It was reported an unknown suspect had
With World Cup coming to North America, Dallas-Fort Worth stands to score big
A joint bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico beat out Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup. The soccer tournament will return to the U.S. for the first time in over two decades after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday.The U.S. proposed hosting 60 out o