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UIL Makes Decision On Mt Vernon

UIL State Executive Committee Meeting Results AUSTIN, Texas —The State Executive Committee of the University Interscholastic League met Tuesday to hand down decisions on eligibility of student-athletes and issue penalties for UIL rule violations.  Two student-athletes from Mount Vernon High School were denied appeals for varsity eligibility, upholding the previous ...

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MPISD – News

Front Row L to R: Daniela Robles, Mirka Soto Middle Row L to R: Mayra Martinez, Christina Gordon, Milagros Sanchez, Jackelyn Puente  Back row L to R: Ana Ramirez, Evelyn DeSantiago, Lisbeth Moreno, Paulina Baez, Keyla Plancarte, Melisa Dominguez  Contact: Kelly Cowan       MPHS holds 2nd annual TAFE clinic ...

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Oct 22)

Paris Police responded to a burglary of a business in the 300-block of Graham Monday morning at 8:50. Reportedly, someone had entered the building through a locked roll-up door and had stolen numerous tools during the time that the power had been out. The incident is under investigation. Monday morning ...

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Titus County Bookings

Deputies arrested 56-year-old James H. McBride, of Pittsburg, in Titus County on an Upshur County warrant for Terroristic Threat causing fear of Serious Bodily Injury. His bond was set at $3500. Kilpatrick Deputies arrested 62-year-old Gary Kilpatrick, of Dekalb, in Titus County on three counts of Indecency with a Child ...

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RRAD Gets Major Contract For Work On Bradley A-4

The Red River Army Depot in Hooks has been awarded a $269 million contract for work on the Bradley A-4 program. The project is a modernization of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Bradley is considered one of the most critical vehicles in the Army’s combat inventory. The contract should be ...

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Authorities Investigate Fatal Shooting By Longview Juvenile

Longview Police is investigating after a juvenile shot a man at a home in Longview. Investigators say several people were in a room looking at a firearm when a juvenile picked it up and fired it at 19-year-old Johntavius Dantarveus Jenkins. He was hit in the chest and transported to ...

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Rowlett Mother Gives Birth As Tornado Passes By

A North Texas mother gave birth to her child at the Bump Birthing Center in Rowlett just as an EF 1 tornado touched down nearby. The woman had wanted to give birth in a tub but had to settle for the laundry room, because it was the only room at ...

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The Latest On Storm Damage Around NE Texas And SE Oklahoma

The strong to severe storms that roared through Northeast Texas Sunday night left thousands without power and many others with debris to clean up. Power companies spent Monday restoring power throughout the area. There were several instances of roofs being torn off and multiple streets and roads were closed because ...

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Delta County Man Sentenced In Hopkins County

Mugshot Not Available The Delta County man convicted in Hopkins County on four counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child was sentenced Friday after a hearing by a jury of nine women and three men. They sentenced 53-year-old Johnny Ray Conley to 75 years in prison on each charge. ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Oct 21)

Here is what we know this morning regarding the storms last evening and night: Eighty-five customers remain without power as of 0700. Down trees are blocking roads, partially or wholly at these locations: 400 SW 7th (passable) Tudor and Fitzhugh (passable) 2100 W Cherry St (unknown) 1200 Jefferson Rd (not ...

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Early Voting Begins

Early voting begins today in Texas on ten proposed constitutional amendments. One amendment allows a person to serve in more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time. Another prohibits the imposition of an individual income tax. Other amendments deal with, among other issues, taxes on property ...

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Man Arrested In Connection With Downtown Atlanta, TX Fire

Bobby Denton Atlanta, Tx Mayor Travis Ransom has posted on his Facebook page that an arrest has been made in connection with a downtown fire that broke out Thursday. According to the post, Bobby Denton was charged with Felony-One criminal mischief in connection with the blaze that destroyed nearly one ...

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Titus County Bookings

Mugshots Not Available Titus County Deputies arrested 34-year-old Lionel Rockwell, Jr., of Mt Pleasant was arrested for Tampering with Evidence, and Evading Arrest. His bonds were set at $15,000 and he remained in the Titus County Jail. Deputies arrested 20-year-old Christian Dominique Smyth, of Talco, in Titus County on an ...

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Upshur County Man Jailed In Gregg County

Gregg County Jail State Troopers arrested 57-year-old Norman Earl Brewer, of Diana, for possession of between one and four grams of a controlled substance and prohibited substance/item in a correctional or civil commitment facility and an outstanding traffic ticket. He was released from the Gregg County Jail on a $20,500 ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Paris District For Oct. 20-26, 2019 Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties Contacts: Paris Area Office (903) 784-1357; Delta Co. Maintenance (903) 395-2139; Lamar Co. Maintenance (903) 785-4468; Red River Co. Maintenance (903) 427-3561. US 82, Red River County: from FM 1159 to Bowie County Line. Watch for temporary lane ...

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash

Smokey Bear hot air balloon to be featured at Texas A&M Forest Service’s Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash WHO:  Texas A&M Forest Service, College Station Fire Department, Bryan Fire Department, Rocky Creek Volunteer Fire DepartmentWHAT:  Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash will feature the Friends of Smokey Bear hot air balloon. The balloon ...

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