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Local Area Headlines

Pedestrian Killed In Smith County Crash

Troopers responded at about 8:00 pm Sunday night to a vehicle-pedestrian fatal crash on Hwy-155 S. near FM-2661 in Smith County. Preliminary information identified the driver of a 2012 Nissan Versa, Aaron-Nicole Rodriquez, 32, of Frankston, was traveling on Hwy-155 S. when she struck a pedestrian that may have been ...

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Paris Firefighters Assisting California Firefighters

  Paris Fire Department has deployed two members to assist with the California Wild Fires. They left Monday morning on their way west. They will be part of a Strike Team from Northwest Texas. All of this is part of TIFMAS (Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System), a program our ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Nov 12)

Paris Police responded to a burglary of a building in the 1100-block of SE 33rd last Friday. Reportedly someone had entered a shed behind the house and had stolen several sporting equipment items. The theft could have occurred about two months ago. The incident is under investigation. A fraud was ...

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Man Jailed On Felony Drug Warrants

Bond has been set at a total of $45,000 for a man arrested in Hopkins County on felony drug charges. Officials took 35-year-old Christopher DeWayne Clay into custody for bond forfeiture on marijuana charges. He was also charged on Travis County warrants for Manufacture or Delivery of more than four ...

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Sulphur Springs Man Convicted Of Murder

Aaron Tyler Crum After deliberating about an hour, a Hopkins County jury Saturday convicted 26-year-old Aaron Tyler Crum, of Sulphur Springs, of murdering 28-year-old Joshua Paul Cowling. The sentencing phase of the trial begins is today.  Crum faces between five years, and 99 years to life in prison.

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NE Texas Man Indicted In Connection With Fatal Crash

A Northeast Texas man has been indicted by the Bowie County grand jury for Intoxication Manslaughter. Prosecutor alleged that 24-year-old Adrian Severn Blood, of Avery, was under the influence of Xanax when he rear-ended another vehicle on Hwy 82 between DeKalb and Malta. Officials pronounced 35-year-old Amanda Dawn Gardner, of ...

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Upshur County Man Jailed In Gregg County

Bond has been set at $20,000 for an Upshur County man arrested in Gregg County. They charged 47-year-old Keith Allen Harness, of Gilmer, on a warrant for bond forfeiture on a charge of credit or debit card abuse of the elderly.

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Titus County Arrests

Mugshot not available Titus County arrested 37-year-old Mitchell Lynn McVey, of Abilene, for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Bond was set at $5,000. Bond was set by a Titus County Justice of the Peace at $5,000 for Kemon Daniels. He was arrested for Revocation of Probation for having a ...

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East Texans Face Capital Murder Charge

Two East Texans are facing Capital Murder charges after a fatal shooting near Maydelle. Cherokee County authorities arrested 17-year-old Cody Roberts and 20-year-old Jontae Johnson with bond set at $1-million each.  They’re accused of killing 18-year-old Trevor Lawson.

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Texas Man Gets 55 Years In Prison For Fatal Church Bus Crash

A South Texas driver has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for causing a Texas church bus crash that killed 13 people. Reportedly, 21-year-old Jack Dillon Young, of Leakey, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault. Prosecutors said Young was under the influence ...

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Local Sports Headlines

High School Football Plus Cowboys Win In Philly

On Friday night the regular season ended for area football teams. In a game heard on Mix 107.7, the North Lamar Panthers fell to Melissa 50–35. In the game, Junior Quarterback Kobey Emeyabbi finished with 275 rushing yards and five touchdowns. Honey Grove outlasted Rivercrest 20–19. Prairiland lost their season ...

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High School Playoff Schedule For This Weekend

Photo by Tony Corso The Paris Wildcats will play the Bi-District round of the playoffs Friday night against Dallas-Carter. The game will be played in Denison at Munson Stadium with kick-off at 7:30. All passes will be accepted. Tickets will be $6.00 at the gate. There will not be ...

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ASC – Sports

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Games: November 10, 2018 CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Bryson Hammonds, RB, So., Hardin-Simmons Hardin-Simmons sophomore running back Bryson Hammonds (Coleman, Texas) ran for a career-best 205 yards and five touchdowns on 16 carries in the No. 7/8 Cowboys’ 83-6 victory ...

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UIL Volleyball State Tournament Pairings

UIL Volleyball State Tournament Pairings AUSTIN, TX — The 2018 UIL Volleyball State Championships will be held Wednesday-Saturday, November 14-17, at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. Pairings: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Conference 1A Semifinals 1:00 p.m. – Neches (39-4) vs. Bryson (25-17) 3:00 p.m. – Water Valley (30-11) vs. ...

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TAMU-Commerce Lions Headed To Minnesota For Football Playoffs

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team has qualified for the NCAA Division II Football Championship for the fourth consecutive season, as announced Sunday evening. The Lions are the sixth seed in Super Region Four and will travel to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the regional quarterfinal round on Saturday, November ...

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Community Calendar

Citizen Fun Event
Jul 18 @ 2:49 am – Nov 14 @ 2:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

Southside Church of Christ
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm

Bubba Garner, of Pasadena, TX, is the speaker in the Fall Gospel Meeting Sunday through Wednesday (Nov 11-14) at Southside Church of Christ in Mt Pleasant, 1220 E. Ferguson Rd. Services are Sunday 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, and Monday through Wednesday at 7:30 pm. Weekday services are Monday through Wednesday at 10:00 am. No monetary collections are taken except on Sunday when only members are asked to give.


Nov 12 all-day

Monday, November 12, 2018
• CDC Training for New Volunteers, 8:00 a.m.
• CDC Sewing Class, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• CDC Parenting Class, 5:30 p.m.
• MPHS Tiger Doll Booster Club meeting, 6:00 p.m.
• MPHS Cheer Booster Club meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Red River County Genealogical Meeting
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

November Genealogy Meeting

Everyone is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Red River County Genealogical Society, set for Monday (Nov 12) at 7:00 pm at the Chamber of Commerce building in Clarksville. The speaker for this month is to be Jamie Miller of Detroit. He will speak on the history of Detroit and western Red River County. He will include details about some of the county’s most notable residents and where they made their homes. All interested persons are encouraged to come and enjoy the program.

Nov 13 all-day

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
• CDC Parenting Class @ MPHS, 11:45 a.m.
• Brice Picture Retakes
• Fowler Wax Museum, 5:30 p.m.
• MPJH National Junior Honor Society Induction, 6:00 p.m.
• Boys Basketball
MPHS Varsity vs. Canton, Willie Williams Gym, 6:00 p.m.
• Girls Basketball
MPHS JV, Varsity Lady Tigers @ Gilmer, 5:00 p.m.

Delta Waterfowl Banquet
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Its duck season and the Annual Delta Waterfowl Banquet is Tuesday (Nov 13) at Mt Pleasant Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30 with dinner at 7:00 pm. There will be entertainment for the whole family with live and silent auctions, dinner, and prizes. Tickets are available in advance at Delta, calling Jey Yancey at 903-380-0842 or can be purchased at the door for an increased price.

Lamar County Genealogical Society
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Lamar County Genealogical Society will have a Show ‘N Tell meeting, Tuesday (Nov 13) at 7:00 pm. Please bring something to share at the meeting. You may share a story about an exciting new discovery you have made during the past year, something you treasure handed down from your ancestors, or new technology that has made your research easier. Even if you don’t have something to share, please come and learn something new!

Debra Usry and Betsy Mills will report on their recent trip to the Texas State Genealogical Society’s annual conference. New officers will also be elected at this meeting.

You do not have to be a member to attend meetings of the Society so please come and bring a friend. The Lamar County Genealogical Society and Library is located in the south entrance to the historic Santa Fe Depot, 1135 Bonham St., Paris.

Nov 14 all-day

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
• CDC Parent Involvement at Pilgrim’s, 11:30 a.m.
• CDC Sewing class, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• MPHS Senior Yearbook pictures, 8:15 a.m.

Nov 15 all-day

Thursday, November 15, 2018
• CDC PATH to Reading, Early Head Start 3:10 p.m.; Head Start/Pre-K 5:30 p.m.
• MPJH StuCo meeting, 7:30 a.m.
• Corprew Turkey Trot, 1:30 p.m.
• Sims 3rd grade musical, 6:00 p.m.
• MPHS College Fair, old gym, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
• Boys Basketball
MPJH 8A/8B vs. Sulphur Springs, 5:00 p.m.
MPHS Freshmen & JV @ North Lamar Tournament
• Girls Basketball
MPJH 8A/8B @ Sulphur Springs, 4:30 p.m.
MPHS JV @ Chapel Hill Tournament
MPHS Varsity @ Forney Tournament

Diabetes Support Group
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Next Diabetes Support Group is on Thursday (Nov 15) at 9:00 am at the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Winnsboro. Nell Elmore is presenting the importance of infection prevention. She is a great speaker. Hope to see you there.