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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District July 3 – July 9, 2022  Bowie County  I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, daytime work in the median. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment pulling onto the interstate. I-30 – Westbound at Exit 207/Spur 594, ramp rehabilitation. Exit …

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Chicago Area Mass Shooting Person Of Interest In Custody

Robert E Crimo III Highland Park Illinois Police Department A person of interest in a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in a Chicago suburb that left six dead, and they sent more than two dozen people to hospitals, with one in custody. Robert E. Crimo, III, was …

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CitySquare Paris To Receive Major Grant From Texas Medical Foundation

During the spring grant cycle, TMF awarded $1,293,175 to 49 nonprofit organizations and churches serving in one of four areas of focus. These focus areas were recently reassessed and redefined by the grants committee to include improving the condition of those living in poverty, faith-based outreach, community programs and services, …

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Plane Crash Near Mt. Pleasant

The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed the crash of a small plane Sunday night at about 11:00 near a tree line just off CR4530 north of the airport in Mt. Pleasant. Tri-County Press reported that they flew four people to hospitals in Tyler. According to FlightAware, the NTSB said …

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Four-Way Stop At Como

Watch for Intersection Changes at FM 69 and SH 11 in Como PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials announced that work to create a four-way stop at FM 69 and State Highway 11 at Como in Hopkins County is Wednesday, July 6. Officials said that TxDOT would place stop …

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Firework Saftey

The safest fireworks are at a professional show. Independence Day celebrations allow Texans to enjoy a firework show put on by professionals. “If you want to see great fireworks, save money, and stay safe, go to a professional show,” said State Fire Marshal Orlando Hernandez. “Our office has issued more …

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Your SWEPCO Bill Is Up This Month

AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. customers should expect an increase in their energy bills beginning this month. The Public Utility Commission of Texas in late February approved SWEPCO’s request for a rate increase. A Texas residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month will see a hike of about $8.31 per …

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Monkeypox Amongst Us

The Texas Department of State Health Services has identified multiple cases of monkeypox spreading within the state. There has been a total of 12 monkeypox cases identified in Texas residents. Three patients said they did not travel out of Texas before catching monkeypox. Symptoms of monkeypox include fever, rash, and …

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Central Texas Man Wants Reduction For Insurrection

Christopher Ray Crider Central Texas vineyard owner Christopher Ray Grider, 40, is asking a federal judge to dismiss five of the nine charges against him for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. A superseding indictment added a third felony charge and one misdemeanor count …

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jul 01)

Paris Police would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. We ask that you remember to drink responsibly. Designate a driver if you must drink, and never drink and drive. Enjoy your family and celebrate the USA’s 247th birthday!!! Paris Police responded to 69 calls for …

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Uvalde Mayor Criticizes DPS, District Attorney

  Residents of the Uvalde City Council face more questions about why they’re not providing more information about the school shooting last month that killed 21 people. Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin says the DPS and the District Attorney are not providing any updates on the investigation. He says the DA …

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Supreme Court EPA Ruling Affects Texas

A Supreme Court ruling limiting the authority of the E-P-A could significantly impact Texas. The court ruled in favor of Texas and 18 other states that challenged federal clean-air rules. Lennis Barlow with “Environment Texas” says older power plants are a significant source of greenhouse gases contributing to global warming. …

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DPS Enhanced Enforcement For Holiday Weekend

The DPS Operation Holiday will continue through Jul 4 and will target drivers who violate traffic laws, including those speeding, not wearing their seat belts, or driving while intoxicated. Operation CARE will also run through Jul 4 and focuses on reducing crashes and violations of the state’s Move Over, Slow …

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Fireworks Prohibition In Paris City Limits

The City of Paris has a zero-tolerance position concerning fireworks by established municipal code. Anyone found to have fireworks will be issued a citation with a maximum fine of $2000. The Paris Police and Fire Departments will confiscate and destroy their fireworks. The best and safest way to enjoy fireworks …

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Paris Area Independence Day Activities

There is no official Independence Day celebration in the city of Paris but there are lots of other fireworks shows and patriotic events in the area: Fireworks and other activities in Blossom will begin tonight at 6:00 pm at Blossom Community Park. Roxton Ex-Students are hosting a 4th of July …

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New TEA Regs For School Safety

The Texas Education Agency released a list of school safety requirements on Thursday, requiring Texas districts to secure doors, train staff, and review threat response plans by Sept 1. The TEA will be collecting data from schools about changes that need to be made to facilities using money from school …

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Houston Man Charged With Quinlan Woman’s Murder

Reynaldo Chavez Last April, authorities arrested a suspect in the murder of a Quinlan woman at a Royse City motel. Friends filed a missing person report, and detectives later determined that the suspect entered a room with Reynaldo Chavez of Houston. The video showed Chavez leaving with what appeared to …

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Hopkins County Jail Bookings

Cary Lee Brookshire Hopkins County arrested 30-year-old Cary Lee Brookshire Thursday on a warrant for Violating his Probation for Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. He remains in jail without a bond. Lucas Wayne Williams Deputies arrested 30-year-old Lucas Wayne Williams Thursday for Violating his Probation for Aggravated Robbery. He has …

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