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Paris Police Report Friday (Jan 22)

Tajuan Montrell Morgan Paris Police responded to the 1300-block of Clarksville Thursday morning at 7:40 about a criminal trespass. Officers learned that Tajuan Montrell Morgan, 42, of Paris, had outstanding felony warrants. Morgan tried to run, but they apprehended him with a brief altercation. Officers charged him with failing to ...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Agendas for Monday 01.25.21

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TIME:                   9:00 A.M. DATE:                   Monday, January 25, 2021 PLACE:                In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At                                 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX.                          Invocation Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag   AMERICAN FLAG: TEXAS FLAG:  “Honor The ...

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Lamar County Coronavirus Update For 01.21.21

Lamar County COVID-19 Report for 1/20/2021 thru 1/21/2021: No additional deaths. There are 11 new cases. Total cases: 5,141 Total PCR: 2,352 Total antigen: 2,696 Total antibody: 138 There are 89 total deaths.

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Treatment For People Who Test Positive For COVID

If you are diagnosed with having COVID by a doctor, you can qualify for an IV treatment that should make your illness easier and keep you out of overcrowded hospitals. There are many, many places, all over Texas administering Bam-lan-ivi-mab and the Regeneron cocktail. You will need a doctor’s prescription. ...

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PRMC COVID Hospitalizations Down, Hospital Fully Operational

Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center say the number of COVID patients at the hospital dropped this week. Last week, there were 60 COVID patients in the hospital, and this week the number is between 35 and 40. PRMC Communications Director Savannah Abbott says that number is still high and ...

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Biden Reverses Trump Energy And Environment Policies

President Joe Biden The Biden Administration officials moved Thursday quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment. They announced a 60-day suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits for U.S. lands and waters. The order did not ban new drilling outright. It also applies ...

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Skinner Bakery To Get Job Retention Funds

Maureen Hammond Paris Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Maureen Hammond told directors that Skinner Bakery is eligible for a $300,000 job retention program at this week’s meeting. The money is in connection with a rail spur project to the plant. According to Hammond, Skinner currently has 244 full-time employees, and ...

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Hopkins County Man Sentenced For Fatal Crash

Brant Lee McGinnis A District Court sentenced 38-year-old Brant Lee McGinnis, of Hopkins County, connected with his nine-year-old daughter’s life and injuring his 11-year-old daughter. McGinnis pleaded guilty to Intoxication Manslaughter with a Vehicle and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. District Judge Eddie Northcutt gave him ten years’ probation ...

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Wood County Sex Offenders Arrested

Officials arrested two Wood County men for failure to register as sex offenders. Deputies placed Lonnie Drury of Alba, and Adam Pate, of Mineola in the Wood County Jail. Drury and Pate are each held on a $75,000 bond.

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Bowie County Teen Capital Murder Suspect To Be Tried As Adult

A 16-year-old Northeast Texas capital murder defendant will be moved from a juvenile detention center to the Bowie County Jail next month on his birthday. Antonio Grigsby Jr. and his adult co-defendant, 20-year-old Christopher Cross, are accused in the December 2019 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Amilleon Jackson.

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Baylor Students To Be Tested For COVID Every Week

All students and staff on campus at Baylor will have to get tested for COVID-19 once a week. The school is operating its testing lab to streamline that process, and it’s working with Dallas-based “My Labs Direct” to operate three testing sites on campus. They can handle up to three-thousand ...

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Ark-Tex Council Of Governments

JOINT AGENDA NORTHEAST TEXAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AND ARK-TEX COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING January 28, 2021, The Northeast Texas Economic Development District (NETEDD) and the Executive Committee of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) will meet at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021, via teleconference/webinar. Use the following ...

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TAMUC – Sports

Lions welcome UT Tyler for the weekend set. COMMERCE – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team returns to action in the Field House this weekend, hosting UT-Tyler for a pair of games on Friday and Saturday.  WHO: UT Tyler at A&M-Commerce  WHERE: Commerce | The Field House WHEN: 7:30 pm on Friday, ...

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Lamar County Update 01.21.21

No new additional deaths. There were 11 new cases. Total cases: 5,141 Total PCR: 2,352 Total antigen: 2,696 Total antibody: 138 There are 89 total deaths.* *Texas DSHS Coronavirus Dashboard lists 117 deaths

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North Texas Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme

SHERMAN, Texas: According to Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei, the Eastern District of Texas sentenced a 47-year-old Arlington, Texas woman to federal prison for a bankruptcy fraud scheme. Cotriena Machelle Embers pleaded guilty on August 10, 2020, to bankruptcy fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft and was sentenced to ...

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Trucking Class At PJC-Sulphur Springs Center

Instructor Bryce Walker, right, points out important aspects of a truck to a class of future operators as he conducts a truck driving school at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center. Observing Walker’s instructions are, from left, Stanley Tolbert, Roy Brannon, Jeremey Herndon, Jeremy Davis, and taking a close look in front ...

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Sulphur Springs Chamber Connection

We’ve been busy here at the Chamber to start the 2021 year! I have a ‘Save the Date’ for you! Please save the date for our annual Chamber Golf Tournament on Friday, April 9, and let’s hope for beautiful weather and so much fun! Ribbon-cuttings: Rythmic Productions Music Studio hosted ...

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COVID-19 Latest Count Thursday (Jan 21) 5:00 PM

Thursday, Jan 21 – 4:00 pm Where Confirmed Decease Recovered Active Worldwide` 97,938,465 2,095,566 70,096,410 25,465,722 The U.S. 25,125,694 418,615 15,034,561 9,672,518 Texas 2,192,450 33,702 1,776,393 382,355   Sunday, Dec 20 – 7:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide` 77,149,840 1,699,099 53,563,165 21,725,321 The U.S. 18,260,106 342,844 10,617,646 7,317,616 ...

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Hopkins County Emergency Management Report

Molecular & Antigen Cumulative Cases: 2,530 Molecular & Antigen Cumulative Recoveries: 2,293 Fatalities: 87   DSHS Coronavirus Dashboard shows 89 deaths Total Active: 150 There are 26 patients in the COVID Unit. As of 6:00 pm Wednesday, January 20, 2021, a total of 8,418 COVID tests have been performed at the ...

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