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Two More Men Get Long Sentences For Attempt To Kill Judge

Two more men have received long prison sentences for a 2015 assassination attempt on a state judge outside her home near Austin. A judge sentenced 29-year-old Marcellus Antoine Burgin, of Cypress, 25 years in federal prison and 27-year-old Rasul Kareem Scott, of Louisiana, received 17½ years in prison. They had ...

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Texas Deputy Shot While Checking Illegal Deer Blind

A North Texas deputy sheriff was shot while investigating an illegal deer blind. The Parker County Deputy was shot in the leg while approaching the blind. He is expected to survive and a $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

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FDA Issues Voluntary Pet Food Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that two pet food makers are voluntarily recalling certain products that may contain an excess of vitamin D. At least three people complained that their pets had suffered vitamin D toxicity after eating products from Natural Life Pet Products and Nutrisca. Symptoms ...

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Christmas In Hochatown Coming November 25

Christmas in Hochatown, Oklahoma will be on November 25 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at the Shoppes at Eagle Ridge Village. Activities will include a tree lighting ceremony, live music, DJ, prize giveaways. arts and craft vendors as well as events for the kids. Organizers are looking for donations of decorations and ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Hopkins County arrested 33-year-old Tom Coy Childress Wednesday morning for Assault of a Family or Household Member by Impeding Breath. The charge was filed as a third-degree felony. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Thomas Edwin Pepin Wednesday morning on a warrant for Theft of Property valued at more than $2500 but less than ...

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OSBI Investigating Pushmataha County Homicide

The OSBI is investigating a homicide that occurred in the Albion Community of Pushmataha County Tuesday morning. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Richard Daryl Medlock. No suspect has been arrested, and no other information about the incident has been released.

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Former Hopkins County Judge Passes Away

West Oaks Funeral Home Former Hopkins County Judge Joe Raymond Pogue has passed away at the age of 89. He passed away Monday in Dallas. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday at the Spence Chapel of First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.

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Rains County Deputies Seeking Burglary Suspect

Rains County Deputies are searching for the suspect who burglarized a business just east of Emory. The suspect was wearing a distinctive Batman cap. Anyone who recognizes the cap and the person who may have been wearing it should call the Rains County Sheriff’s Office at 903-473-3153 or any law enforcement ...

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Food And Drug Administration Announces Pet Food Recall

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that two pet food makers are voluntarily recalling certain products that may contain an excess of vitamin D. At least three people complained that their pets had suffered vitamin D toxicity after eating products from Natural Life Pet Products and Nutrisca. Symptoms ...

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Paris Fire Dept. Works Two House Fires

Paris firefighters responded to two house fire but fortunately, there were no injuries. The first fire was reported in 700-block of 1st Street NE. The second occurred in the 600-block of 14th Street NE. Smoke alarms woke the family and all made it out safely.

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Choctaw County Man Arrested For Firing Into Homes

A Choctaw County man has been arrested for allegedly firing a rifle into two homes, reportedly owned by family members. A chase ensued after the suspect, identified as William Wisener fled the scene. Officers followed him until he went down a dead end road, turned his vehicle around and attempted ...

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Two More Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Judge

Long prison sentences have been handed down to two men for a 2015 assassination attempt on a state judge outside her home near Austin. A court sentenced 29-year-old Marcellus Antoine Burgin, of Cypress, to 25 years in federal prison and 27-year-old Rasul Kareem Scott, of Louisiana, received 17½ years in ...

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PHS SkillsUSA Leadership Team Attends District Conference

SkillsUSA, a student, teacher, and industry partnership, works to ensure America has a skilled workforce. By providing educational programs, events, and competitions, SkillsUSA supports Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the nation’s schools. On October 30, the Paris High School SkillsUSA leadership team attended the District 5 Fall Leadership Annual Conference ...

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Paris ISD Students Participate In All-Region Choir Clinic & Concert

Five Paris High School students and two Paris Junior High students attended the Texas Music Educators Association All-Region Choir clinic and concert on Saturday, November 10 in Mt. Pleasant. These students had qualified for their All-Region Choir during area competitions earlier this year. The PHS students were privileged to have ...

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People Want Gift Cards For The Holidays

According to its 2018 holiday shopping preview, Blackhawk Network expects strong holiday gift card sales led by the dining, movie, sporting goods, beauty supply, and specialty home goods categories. Key trends from the 2018 Holiday Shopping Preview: Top Gift Card Preferences Report include: 80% of U.S. adults said they find promotions ...

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A Nervous Dan + Shay In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Dan + Shay star Dan Smyers tells Pop Culture Country that he and Shay are nervous about tonight’s CMA Awards. ”I think we’re kind of more nervous and anxious than we’ve ever been. Especially Shay. He’s never nervous about it. I think it’s mainly [because[ he has 18 family members ...

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Crash Kills Tatum Man

At approximately 6:07 Tuesday morning, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on FM-959 5.2 miles northeast of Tatum in Panola County. Reportedly, the driver of a 2004 Ford Taurus, Rodger Gale Cunningham, 71, of Tatum, was traveling south on FM-959 entering a left-hand curve at an unsafe speed. The ...

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Lone Star Sewer System Announcement

The excessive rain recently has overwhelmed the City of Lone Star’s sewer system, resulting in spillage from the sewer collection system into Ellison Creek Reservoir or Lone Star Lake. Most of this spillage is rainwater that has infiltrated the sewer system. There is no immediate threat to public safety and ...

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