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AGENDA Ark-Tex Council of Governments Executive Committee Meeting January 25, 2018 The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) will meet at 10:00 am, Thursday (Jan 25) at the Titus County Extension Office, 1708 Industrial Road, Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Item 1. Call to ...

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Annual Memorial Service

Annual Memorial Service Planned Cypress Basin Hospice invites you to attend our Annual Memorial Service. This service is a particular time for those who are bereaved to gather to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of their loved one. Although the service will remember those who were in our ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jan 19)

Thursday afternoon at 4:15 Paris Police responded to Booker T Washington Homes in regards to a robbery complaint. A known suspect assaulted the complainant and then took the complainant’s bicycle. There were no injuries reported. Officers located the bike abandoned a few blocks away, but the suspect was not. The ...

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PCT To Present “Of Mice And Men”

    Paris Community Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’ on February 2 at the Historic Plaza Theatre in Downtown Paris. Adapted by Steinbeck from his 1937 novel of the same name, the play tells the story of George, an affable migrant ...

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Paris City Council Agenda 01.22.18

        CITY COUNCIL AGENDA Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Paris shall meet in regular session at 5:30 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018. The meeting will be held at the City Council Chamber, 107 E. Kaufman Street, in Paris, Texas. ...

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North Lamar HS Outstanding Students And Staff Named

  Thirty-two students and two teachers from North Lamar High School were submitted by department chairs to be the NLHS students and staff of the third six weeks.  Selections were nominated by teachers and based on character, academics, attendance, and overall representation of the core values of North Lamar ISD. ...

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Bailey Students Advance To Regional Science Fair

    Bailey Intermediate School held a science fair on November 30 for the fourth and fifth grades at their campus.  The top four from each grade will compete at the Region 8 ESC Regional Science Fair on February 1, 2018.           Fifth-grade winners advancing are: Amberlee Freelen, first place with ‘Which Detergent is ...

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Fannindel  ISD CLosed by Flu Outbreak

  Fannindel  ISD announced Thursday afternoon that school would be closed because of the high incidence of flu and other flu-like illnesses. The school will be out today and Monday and classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday. Fannindel primarily serves students in Ladonia and Pecan Gap.

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North Lamar Closes in On New Superintendent

  North Lamar ISD Board of Trustees has narrowed its list of superintendent candidates down to seven. The board, which hired the educational search firm Education Solutions and Services, had originally been looking at 43 candidates. The board will continue interviews tonight at 6:00 pm and Saturday at 10:00 am.

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Gas Prices Climb Again

  Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up again. AAA Texas reports the average price at the pump statewide rose two cents to reach an average $2.28 per gallon. The national average is $2.54 a gallon.

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Flu’s Here!

Schools Closing Due to Flu Outbreak (Associated Press) More than a half dozen school districts in Oklahoma and two in Texas have closed for at least a day because of a flu outbreak. In Oklahoma, the Cleveland and Union City schools both closed for a day earlier this week, while ...

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January Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments

    JP # Cause No Defendant’s Name Charge H17-977 27599 ARMSTRONG, WESLEY CARL THEFT PROP > $2,500< $30K R17-747 27600 BARRIOS, JR., PEDRO STALKING R17-930 27601 BERRY, ROBERT ALLEN POSS CS < 1G R17-749 27602 BOYETT, DAKOTA WAYNE POSS CS < 1G H17-1006 27603 BRIDGERS, GERALD RUSSELL UUMV, RO ...

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (Jan 18)

Quadrea Dillard Wednesday morning Paris Police arrested Quadrea Dillard, 24, at the Probation Office on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was for assault on a family member last December. William Brown William Brown, 46, turned himself into the Police Department on an outstanding bond surrender warrant. It pertained to two ...

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North Lamar Students Selected As Texas All-State Musicians

    Seth Carter, Jayden Franklin, Seth Jones, and Sen Gist, members of the North Lamar High School Band and Choir, will perform with the Texas All-State Choirs, Bands, and Orchestras in San Antonio, Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2018 ...

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Electricity Usage Sets New Record

    A new winter peak demand record for electricity use was set Wednesday morning due to the extremely low temperatures across Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas says that the previous winter peak demand record was 62,855 megawatts. The new record, 65,731 megawatts, was set between 7:00 a.m. ...

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WEATHER – FLU CLOSINGS –

  Updated Thursday 6:15 am Schools not on this list did not report Road Conditions http://conditions.drivetexas.org/current/   Avinger – ISD Thursday and Friday Closed Cumby – ISD Thursday and Friday Closed – flu Daingerfield – ISD 2-hour delay Thu Hughes Springs – ISD 2-hour delay Thu Paul Pewitt – CISD ...

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North Lamar Spellers Advance To Lamar County Spelling Bee

  Six students from North Lamar Independent School District will compete with other top spellers in the county for a chance to win the Lamar County Spelling Bee Championship title. Co-champions from Frank Stone Middle School are eighth graders Mackenna Miller and Faith Stidham.  Co-winners from Geneva Bailey Intermediate School are fifth graderRoselyn ...

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Reno PD Seeks Help Finding Auto Theft Suspects

  Reno Police are investigating the theft of three vehicles from Topp Gunn Auto Sales. The theft occurred between 3:45 am and 4:20 am on January 12. The stolen vehicles were a silver 2008 Dodge Charger, a green 2006 Ford Mustang, and a silver 2012 Range Rover SUV. The vehicles ...

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