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Wake Village Gets New Police Department

Wake Village Police Department Ribbon Cutting Texarkana Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony Tuesday at the new Wake Village Police Department. The new facility is located in the Wake Village circle- 612 Burma Rd, Wake Village. The Mayor of Wake Village, Sheryl Collum cut the ribbon alongside Chief ...

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Another Bomb Threat Made To Paris Business

Paris Police are investigating after another bomb threat was made to “Express Employment” in Tejas Plaza. It was the second threat to the business in the last two weeks. The building was evacuated and was thoroughly searched, but nothing was found. No other information was released.

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Paris High School – News

    Paris High School National Honor Society and PHS Cheerleaders are rallying behind the slogan, “Wildcats Back the Cure – Childhood Cancer” during the week of September 24-28. During that week, education about childhood cancer will be spread campus-wide along with several activities to bring awareness to our students such ...

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Sep 18)

Paris Police responded to a missing persons call Monday morning about two females from Marshall. They left Marshall on Friday and had driven to Duncan, Oklahoma. The complainant advised that the 56-year-old female had called them on Saturday and stated that they were at Wal-Mart in Paris. That was the ...

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Wood County Man Indicted For Sex Trafficking

    A Wood County man has been  indicted by the Wood County grand jury for allegedly taking part in sex trafficking and sexual assaults of a child. Thirty-nine year old Billy Mac Whitson of Winnsboro  is being held on $500,000 bond. Whitson allegedly  engaged in sexual conduct with a ...

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Keith And Blake On The Voice In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Wide Open Country claims Kelsea Ballerini is going to open for Kelly Clarkson on Kelly’s 2019 Meaning Of Life tour. Luke Combs tells Rolling Stone magazine that he didn’t pick up a guitar and want to be the next Kenny Chesney. “I’ve always been a small goals kind of guy. When I ...

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Student Advisory Committee To Represent Student Body

Student concerns voiced by PAC Five members of the eighth-grade class at Stone Middle School will represent the student body by serving on the Principal Advisory Committee (PAC). Nominated by their teachers, Cason Blease, Case Fendley, Ayden Exum, Kylie Burchinal, and Stevy Hoskins will meet with Principal Kelli Stewart twice a semester during the 2018-2019 school ...

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Arkansas Man Sentenced In Hopkins County

A 52-year-old Arkansas man has pleaded guilty in Eighth District Court in Hopkins County to the armed robbery of Jon’s Mini-Mart in Sulphur Springs. Tracy Sexton was then sentenced to 30 years in prison by Judge Eddie Northcutt. At the time of Sexton’s arrest, he was also reportedly wanted on an ...

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Trooper No Billed In Hunt County Shooting

A State Trooper has been cleared of wrongdoing for shooting a suspect who allegedly dragged him with his vehicle. The Hunt County Grand Jury “No-billed” Trooper Mark Page on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The grand jury also “no billed” Matthias Benjamin Slaughter, the suspect accused ...

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‘Fortnite’ Is Now Responsible For At Least 200 Divorces

“Fortnite” is a very, very popular video game right now, and apparently it’s also bad for marriages. The Daily Dot reports there are at least 200 divorce filings that name playing too much Fortnite as a reason for ending the marriage. The article reports on findings from U.K. divorce resource ...

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Local Sports Headlines

Paris High School – News

    Paris High School National Honor Society and PHS Cheerleaders are rallying behind the slogan, “Wildcats Back the Cure – Childhood Cancer” during the week of September 24-28. During that week, education about childhood cancer will be spread campus-wide along with several activities to bring awareness to our students such ...

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ASC – Sports

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Matches: September 11-15 EAST DIVISION OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Lauren Schilling, MB, Jr., UT Dallas UT Dallas junior middle blocker Lauren Schilling (San Antonio, Texas) averaged 2.88 kills per set while hitting .407 in the Comets’ 2-2 performance last week. ...

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Paris High School – Sports

Good Morning, we have several additional home football games this week that I wanted you all to know about. Homecoming Week is this week and everyone is revving up for Friday Night Football against Mt. Pleasant. Ticket sales will begin on Wednesday at Wildcat Athletic Office until 2:00 each day. ...

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High School Football Update Plus Cowboys Stifle Giants

Photo by Bill Higgins In High School Friday night, the Mt Vernon Tigers lost a heartbreaker to Canton 29-28, Paris upset Gilmer 27-21, Paul Pewitt rolled Redwater 49-26, Pittsburg beat Tatum 35-20, Daingerfield beat New Boston 52-8, Rivercrest blasted Bowie 35-13 and Sulphur Springs celebrated Homecoming with a 42-27 win ...

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Community Calendar

Jun
13
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Jun 13 @ 2:49 am – Oct 10 @ 3:49 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.

Jun
27
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Jun 27 @ 2:49 am – Oct 24 @ 3:49 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.

Jul
18
Wed
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.

Sep
19
Wed
MPISD
Sep 19 all-day

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
• Sims Fall Picture Day

Diabetic Education
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

On Call Home Health offers free Diabetic Educational Management classes every Wednesday at 4:30 at 147 N. Collegiate. Call 903-784-6300 for more info.

Sep
20
Thu
Ducks Unlimited
Sep 20 all-day

The bonds that for in a duck blind are the friendships that last a lifetime. The Mission Of Ducks Unlimited is to conserve waterfowl habitats for generations to come. It is to conserve waterfowl habitats for generations to come. Join Ducks Unlimited Thursday (Sep 20) for their Annual Banquet at the Elks Lodge. Doors open at 5:30, and dinner is at 7:00. There are door prizes, auction items, and lots of fun and lots of other hunters. Call Mike Endsley at 903-784-2333 for tickets and more information. The Ducks Unlimited Banquet, Thursday (Sep 22) at the Elks Lodge.

MPISD
Sep 20 all-day

Thursday, September 20, 2018
• Region 8 Food Show, selected students on each campus
• Volleyball
MPJH, 7th A&B and 8th A&B vs. Hallsville, 4:30 p.m.
• Football
MPHS JV Tigers vs. Paris, 5:30 p.m.
MPHS 9th Tigers @ Paris, 5:30 p.m.

The American Red Cross
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Would you want to help your community in times of disaster? The American Red Cross is looking for people who would be willing to be trained to help their community prepare and respond to emergencies. This includes aiding victims of house fires, tornadoes, and floods, as well as setting up shelters and teaching kids about preparing for disasters. If you might be interested, please come to a volunteer information meeting on Thursday, September 20 at 4:30 pm at the Mt Pleasant Public Library (601 N. Madison in Mt Pleasant). This is for residents of Franklin, Morris, and Titus counties. For information, go to http://www.redcross.org/volunteer, or contact Alan McMillin (409/289-1255); amcmillin53@hotmail.com

 

Sep
21
Fri
MPISD
Sep 21 all-day

Friday, September 21, 2018
• CDC Parent Committee, 8:00 a.m.
• Football
Varsity Tigers @ Paris, 7:30 p.m.
• Volleyball
MPHS, 9th, JV, Varsity Lady Tigers vs. Lindale, 4:30 p.m.
• Cross Country
MPHS Tigers @ Pine Tree Puddle Jump & Pig Trot, 8:00 a.m.