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COVID-19

COVID-19: Cancellations, Postponements And Adjustments

Paris Junior College has announced that Spring Break has been extended through March 17 for students, who should expect to return Wednesday, March 18, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Employees are expected to return to work as normal at the conclusion of Spring Break on Monday, March 16. Texas A&M-Commerce …

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East Texas College Spring Break Updates

  Texas A&M University – Texarkana announced late Thursday afternoon that all classes will be delivered online beginning Monday, March 23. All athletic events have been suspended as well, along with all university and non-university events on the TAMUT campus. The university’s spring break was already scheduled for the week …

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So Far No Coronavirus Has Been Reported In Lamar Or Choctaw Counties

The Paris News is reporting that in spite of a false report on Facebook of Coronavirus in Paris, both the Paris-Lamar County Health Department and the Choctaw County Health Departments report zero cases of the disease. Fire departments, emergency medical services, the hospital, and the health department have coordinated in …

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Paris Kiwanis Pancake Days Postponed

  For the first time in 69 years, Paris Kiwanis has decided to postpone Pancake Days scheduled for next week. This was a very difficult decision for the Board to make, and we are so very sorry to take this step. We consulted several doctors as well as the Paris-Lamar …

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Texas A&M Commerce Suspending In-Person Classes-Going To online Instruction

Texas A&M-University Commerce President Dr. Mark Rudin announced Thursday afternoon that the university will be transitioning to all on-line instruction until further notice. Dear Lion Family, It is the mission of Texas A&M University-Commerce to provide a safe, healthy and inclusive environment at each of our campuses to ensure that …

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Cattle Raisers Convention Postponed

TSCRA postpones Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo FORT WORTH, Texas — Due to the recently elevated concern surrounding coronavirus, or COVID-19, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association executive committee today voted unanimously to postpone the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo to fall.  “Our members’ health and safety is our …

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Spring Break Extended Two Days For PJC Students

Paris Junior College announced that Spring Break is extended through March 17 for students, who should expect to return Wednesday, March 18, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Employees are expected to return to work as normal at the conclusion of Spring Break on Monday, March 16. “We are working on …

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New North Texas Coronavirus Case In Irving

Health officials in North Texas report there has been a third presumptive positive coronavirus case. Dallas County officials say the patient, an Irving man in his 50’s, had recently traveled out of state, and officials do not believe there has been any transmission of the virus within the community. Meanwhile, …

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Wave Of Cancellations Because Of Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread and it’s doing widespread damage to critical economic sectors of the global economy. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions of dollars for local communities have been canceled. Stopping unnecessary travel is strongly suggested. The NBA …

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