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Dyslexia Program Produces Success in the North Lamar Classroom

North Lamar Independent School District held a Dyslexia Orientation Tuesday night for parents and students new to the district or program.  Those attending learned about the program and how students can succeed in school despite the challenge of a learning difference.  Seniors Lydia Klinkerman, left, and Alex Honeywood, right, shared ...

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Burgerland to Host North Lamar Project Graduation Tailgate Party

Burgerland will host the North Lamar Project Graduation Tailgate Party on Friday, September 25, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until Halftime.  They will be grilling and serving their famous homemade burgers and fries with all the trimmings, a drink and dessert.  Advanced tickets are $5.00 each ...

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Powderly Man Arrested and Charged With Cattle Theft

59 year old Harold Duane Fleming of Powderly has been arrested and charged with cattle theft. Special Ranger Toney Hurley with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association led the investigation into the missing 10 heifers from a Lamar County ranch and found that 2 had been sold in Hugo ...

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Paris Education Foundation I Love Paris Event to Feature Satcher

Leslie Satcher will be the featured entertainment at the Paris Education Foundation I Love Paris event Thursday October 1st in the Paris High School Cafeteria. Satcher from Paris, lives in Nashville and writes songs for some of Country Music’s biggest stars. She is also an accomplished singer in her own ...

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Paris Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested in Arizona

The man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman in the Walmart parking lot in Paris in July has been arrested in Arizona. Yavapai County authorities arrested Billy Stapp Tuesday night and he will be extradited back to Paris. Stapp is accused of dropping to the ground, looking up ...

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Jan
20
Sat
First Annual Rainbow Trout Free Fishing Fun Weekends @ Daingerfield State Park
Jan 20 – Jan 21 all-day

The park is getting 4000 Rainbow Trout stocked into Little Pine Lake. The park is receiving one of the largest allotments of Rainbow Trout in Texas and the most of any Texas State Park as a result of a cooperative effort between Morris County, City of Daingerfield, Texas Parks, and Wildlife Department – Inland Fisheries and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Daingerfield State Park.

Loaner fishing gear will be available along with free bait. Besides fishing for Rainbow Trout, park visitors will get to learn how to catch, clean and cook these cold water treasures.  Other programs during our event will be Fishing 101, Knot Tying, Underwater Discovery and much more!  Make Daingerfield State Park your #1 fishing stop this winter angling for the Rainbows!

You do not need a Fishing License to fish at Daingerfield State Park!  The park will waive all entrance fees for those participating in our Rainbow Trout event. All other fishing regulations will be in effect. The limit for Rainbow Trout is five fish per angler per day (no size limit).

Elk’s Lodge Veteran’s Breakfast @ Elk's Lodge
Jan 20 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Jan
21
Sun
First Annual Rainbow Trout Free Fishing Fun Weekends @ Daingerfield State Park
Jan 21 – Jan 22 all-day

The park is getting 4000 Rainbow Trout stocked into Little Pine Lake. The park is receiving one of the largest allotments of Rainbow Trout in Texas and the most of any Texas State Park as a result of a cooperative effort between Morris County, City of Daingerfield, Texas Parks, and Wildlife Department – Inland Fisheries and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Daingerfield State Park.

Loaner fishing gear will be available along with free bait. Besides fishing for Rainbow Trout, park visitors will get to learn how to catch, clean and cook these cold water treasures.  Other programs during our event will be Fishing 101, Knot Tying, Underwater Discovery and much more!  Make Daingerfield State Park your #1 fishing stop this winter angling for the Rainbows!

You do not need a Fishing License to fish at Daingerfield State Park!  The park will waive all entrance fees for those participating in our Rainbow Trout event. All other fishing regulations will be in effect. The limit for Rainbow Trout is five fish per angler per day (no size limit).

Jan
23
Tue
Books & Babies @ Paris Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am

Storytime for infants  0 – 23 months

Jan
25
Thu
Tales for Twos @ Paris Public Library
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm

Two year olds. Registration is required.

Jan
26
Fri
22nd Annual Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil show @ Tyler Rose Garden Center
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visitors will be able to see club member’s display cases, demonstrations and dealer booths supplying a variety of jewelry,  jewelry making supplies, lapidary & earth science related products. Visitor’s favorites are mineral specimens, dinosaur bone, and meteorites. Once again this year the nationally famous Rock Food Table will be there. Geode cracking will also be a favorite thing to do. There are hourly door prizes, plus adult and children’s grand prizes.

Admission is free on Friday for school children, and on Saturday and Sunday, the charge is $1.00. Adult fee is $5.00. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform are admitted free.

The Club has members from all over the East Texas Area and is always open to guests and those interested in rocks and earth science.

Feed The Flame Fundraiser @ Paris Elks Lodge
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Benefits Lamar County Contenders Special Olympics Team. It’s Dinner, Entertainment plus a Live and Silent Auction. Tickets are $20 at the door.

Jan
27
Sat
22nd Annual Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil show @ Tyler Rose Garden Center
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Visitors will be able to see club member’s display cases, demonstrations and dealer booths supplying a variety of jewelry,  jewelry making supplies, lapidary & earth science related products. Visitor’s favorites are mineral specimens, dinosaur bone, and meteorites. Once again this year the nationally famous Rock Food Table will be there. Geode cracking will also be a favorite thing to do. There are hourly door prizes, plus adult and children’s grand prizes.

Admission is free on Friday for school children, and on Saturday and Sunday, the charge is $1.00. Adult fee is $5.00. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform are admitted free.

The Club has members from all over the East Texas Area and is always open to guests and those interested in rocks and earth science.

“Murder at the Gatsby Speakeasy” @ The Loft
Jan 27 @ 9:00 pm

It is a party to support Paris Community Theater. It is a fun-filled an evening with music, food and drinks, champagne toast at midnight and a murder! It is $75 per person $65 per person for PCT season ticket holder.

Jan
28
Sun
22nd Annual Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil show @ Tyler Rose Garden Center
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visitors will be able to see club member’s display cases, demonstrations and dealer booths supplying a variety of jewelry,  jewelry making supplies, lapidary & earth science related products. Visitor’s favorites are mineral specimens, dinosaur bone, and meteorites. Once again this year the nationally famous Rock Food Table will be there. Geode cracking will also be a favorite thing to do. There are hourly door prizes, plus adult and children’s grand prizes.

Admission is free on Friday for school children, and on Saturday and Sunday, the charge is $1.00. Adult fee is $5.00. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform are admitted free.

The Club has members from all over the East Texas Area and is always open to guests and those interested in rocks and earth science.