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Paris Police Report For Monday (Jun 25)

Johnathan Grose Saturday morning after 1:00 Paris Police arrested Johnathan Grose, 38, on an outstanding motion to revoke probation warrant out of Lamar County. Joshua Mullens Officers worked a shooting in the 200-block of NE 20th around 10:30 am. Reportedly Joshua Mullens, 23, had fired a single shot from a ...

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What’s Trending?

• There is a growing backlash against a San Francisco woman. The woman allegedly called police on an eight-year-old black girl selling water. Jordan Rodgers was confronted by Alison Ettel, who is white, for not having a permit to sell bottled water on the sidewalk. • Divers find the missing ...

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Fatal Henderson County Crash

    On June 23, 2018, at 9:45 PM, Troopers responded to a six-vehicle fatal crash on FM-85 in Henderson County one mile west of the city of Seven Points. A preliminary crash investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, Robin Bice, 32, of Gun Barrel City was traveling was east on FM 85, behind an unknown vehicle.  ...

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ATM Stolen From Sulphur Springs Convenience Store

    Sulphur Springs Police are investigating the theft of an ATM machine at the Joe Bob’s Convenience Store on League Street. Security video at the store shows that four people dressed totally in black removed the machine from the store and loaded it into a van stolen from Little ...

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Missing Autistic Boy Found In Pond

    From the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office In the early morning hours of June 25, 2018, the search for Dalton Robertson came to a very sad end. Searchers located him in a small pond close to his home. Please respect the family’s privacy during this tragic time. In a ...

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Longtime East Texas Restaurateur Dies

    The founder of a chain of East Texas restaurants has died. David Beard, of Ore City, passed away Friday after a lengthy illness at the age of 82. Beard established the successful chain of Catfish Village, Catfish King, and other restaurants.

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Titus County Bookings

  Bond has been set at $25,000 for a woman arrested Sunday in Titus County. Officials charged 45-year-old Lisa Morris Anderson with Manufacture or Delivery of more than four but less than 200 grams of a Controlled Substance. Titus County arrested 52-year-old Ross Franklin Gilmore. Jr., Sunday. His bond was ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

    Bond was set at $110,000 for an East Texas woman arrested by Hopkins County Deputies on drug charges after a traffic stop on Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. A search of the vehicle that 38-year-old Alishia Jean Parker was riding in turned up a quantity of methamphetamine. More ...

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East Texas Man Jailed For Shreveport Burglaries

  An East Texas man was arrested Sunday morning by Shreveport for the burglaries of several businesses. The Deberry man was 56-year-old, Michael Butler. After interviews with investigators, Butler was booked for four recent burglaries and outstanding warrants for several more.

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ET Man Dies In Louisiana Crash

    An East Texas man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Authorities say 72-year-old Michael C. Cope of Marshall ran off the Hwy 49, went through a ditch and struck a tree. He died at the scene, and an autopsy has been ordered.

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Local Sports Headlines

Rangers Streak Snapped, Choo Keeps Going In Today’s Sports

  With the MLB trade deadline just over a month out it looks like the Rangers have made it known Cole Hamels, Adrian Beltre, and Austin Bibens-Dirx are available. On the field, Texas’ seven-game winning streak is over as they fell to Minnesota 2-0 on Sunday. The Rangers were held to ...

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TAMUC – Sports

    Texas A&M University-Commerce extends Bruister’s contract through 2021. COMMERCE – Texas A&M University-Commerce has announced a multi-year contract extension through the 2021 season for head softball coach Richie Bruister, effective immediately. Bruister – the only head coach in the program’s four-season history – has compiled a record of ...

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Mavs Land Luka Doncic In NBA Draft In Today’s Sports

  This week we are looking at new Head football coaches in our area. Another one of those is new Daingerfield Head Coach and AD Davin Nelson. The 36-year-old Nelson has been the defensive coordinator for the Tigers for the last two years. This is his first Head Coaching job. ...

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Rangers Win Fifth Straight Plus PJC Baseball In Today’s Sports

  We have a correction to a story we aired Wednesday about Mt Vernon’s basketball program. We erroneously insinuated that the Winnsboro News was publishing a story that led listeners to believe the UIL was involved. We later stated that was not true. The Winnsboro News did not report that ...

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TAMUC – Sports

  FOOTBALL Luis Perez named Lone Star Conference Male Athlete of the Year. RICHARDSON – Luis Perez, who led the Texas A&M University-Commerce football team to the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship, has been named the Lone Star Conference Male Athlete of the Year, as announced by the league ...

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Community Calendar

Mar
21
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Mar 21 @ 2:49 am – Jul 18 @ 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.

Apr
4
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Apr 4 @ 2:49 am – Aug 1 @ 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.

Apr
18
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Apr 18 @ 2:49 am – Aug 15 @ 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.

May
2
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
May 2 @ 2:49 am – Aug 29 @ 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.

May
16
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
May 16 @ 2:49 am – Sep 12 @ 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
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
25
Mon
Vacation Bible School – Hugo
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoals Baptist Church would like to invite children Pre-K through sixth-grade to attend Vacation Bible School Sunday through Wednesday (Jun 24-27) from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Registration will be Saturday (Jun 23) at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm with free hot dogs and a bounce house with water slide. Shoals is located in front the corner of Fallen Road and Hwy 109 at Hugo. For more information contact Yvonne @ 580-372-0043.

Jun
26
Tue
Vacation Bible School – Blossom
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The East Post Oak Missionary Baptist Church, F.M. 1502, six miles northeast of Blossom, will have Vacation Bible School the week of June 25. Starting time will be at 9:00 am each morning, Monday through Friday. There will be classes from Pre-School through Junior. The theme for this year will be “Jungle River Adventure.” Each day, the students will learn various facets of Paul’s ministry. The church is eager to welcome each student from four years of age to those who have finished the sixth grade. For more information, contact the pastor, Henry Blackmon, at (903) 715 – 0298.

Vacation Bible School – Hugo
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Shoals Baptist Church would like to invite children Pre-K through sixth-grade to attend Vacation Bible School Sunday through Wednesday (Jun 24-27) from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Registration will be Saturday (Jun 23) at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm with free hot dogs and a bounce house with water slide. Shoals is located in front the corner of Fallen Road and Hwy 109 at Hugo. For more information contact Yvonne @ 580-372-0043.

Jun
27
Wed
Lamar County Adopt-A-Cop
Jun 27 all-day

Eagles Riders #3864 is having a drawing for a 2004 Heritage Softail Harley Davidson on August 15 at 7:00 pm at the Eagles Lodge. But they are selling tickets now. Tickets are only $20 and on sale now. Call 903-732-8344 or 580-743-6493. Proceeds benefit Lamar County Adopt-A-Cop and the Lamar County Humane Association.