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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (Apr 25)

Jeremy Ricks Tuesday morning after 9:15 Paris Police arrested Jeremy Ricks, 26, in the 1000-block of Fitzhugh after a traffic stop. He attempted to discard a sandwich size bag with several baggies, containing synthetic marijuana and a scale. Officers worked a burglary in the 1100-block of NE 6th. An unknown ...

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Wounded Dallas Police Officers Identified

    Dallas Police have identified the two officers that were wounded in the shooting at a Home Depot store in Northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. The condition of officers Rogelio Santander and Crystal Almeida is listed is listed as critical but Almeida is reportedly showing signs of improvement. Both are ...

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Hopkins County Chamber Connection 04.25.18

  By Lezley Brown We finally get to play some golf! The Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Tournament is happening on Friday, April 27, with 8:00 a.m. tee times and 1:30 tee times. We had to reschedule on April 13 due to the threat of severe weather, so everyone is really excited ...

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Commerce Man Reaches Plea Bargain In Hopkins County

    A Commerce man has entered into a plea bargain with the Hopkins County’s DA office and pleaded guilty to felony drug charges. Larry Wayne Simpson, 46, admitted to possession of more than four but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group I controlled substance and was sentenced ...

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SS Man Charged With Sexual Assault

    Bond was set at $50,000 for a man arrested by Sulphur Springs Police for Sexual Assault of a Child. They took 21-year-old Ledonell Dontrae Morgan into custody on the warrant at his room on South Broadway.

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SS Rotary Club Crawfish Boil

    The Rotary Club of Sulphur Springs is hosting their annual ‘Claws for a Cause’ Fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, on Main Street in Sulphur Springs. Tickets may be purchased at local banks or online for $25 before the event, and at the gate for $30 each. The event begins ...

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Major NE Texas Drug Bust

    What began as a routine traffic stop ended in a major Northeast Texas drug bust. A Bowie County Deputy arrested Tonnie Lane Summerlin of Maud after conducting a search of his vehicle. Deputies discovered methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and a THC gummy in his pickup.

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Collin County Woman Accused In Husband’s Death

    A Collin County woman has been charged with her husband’s death. Authorities say 33-year-old Morgan Leigh Sims, of McKinney, is accused of shooting her 37-year-old husband Daray Sims, multiple times. The sheriff’s office is not saying what led up to the shooting.

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ET Man Charged With Capital Murder

    A Henderson County grand jury has formally indicted 26-year-old Mark Carson, of Larue, on a Capital Murder charge. He’s accused of killing his girlfriend’s 11-month-old baby.

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North Texas JP Guilty Of Tampering

    A North Texas Judge has pleaded guilty to tampering with government records following an investigation that found he submitted fake voters’ signatures to get on the ballot. Tarrant County Justice of the Peace, Russ Casey, was sentenced to five years of probation. Casey asked for forgiveness and resigned ...

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North Texas Gang Member Set To Die For Double Murder

    A 31-year-old Fort Worth street gang member is set to die tonight for a double-murder during a birthday party ten years ago. Erick Davilla was condemned for fatally shooting five-year-old Queshawn Stevenson and her 48-year-old grandmother, Annette Stevenson.

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Chisum Project Graduation Color Fun Run Coming May 5

  Chisum Project Graduation presents the “Color Fun Run,” Saturday, May 5, starting at the Love Civic Center trail entrance. Registration and T-Shirt pickup from 7:30 till 9:00 am. The 5k Run-Walk starts at 9:00 am. The cost is $15 for 12 and under, $25 for 13 and up. Donations are ...

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Lamar County Woman Arrested For Theft

  Lamar County arrested Julie A. Nimrick, 23, on three theft charges in Lamar County. One was for theft of more than $1500 but less than $30,000. The other two were for theft of more than $100 but not more than $750.

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Paris Still In The Hunt To Land Pipe Company

  The Paris City Council has given final approval of incentives for American SpiralWeld Pipe Company. The PEDC gave their support last Friday. Michael Paris, Executive Director for the Paris EDC, says that Paris is still in the hunt for the company.   Press Release from Paris Economic Development Corporation ...

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Update: Dallas Police Shooting Suspect Arrested

  Two Dallas Police Officers and a civilian, who was a store loss prevention officer, were shot at The Home Depot in northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. A male officer was shot in the head and a female officer was shot in the face. The suspect, 29-year-old Armando Juarez, was arrested after ...

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Jamie Foxx Coming To Jarvis

  Actor, comedian Jamie Foxx to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis Hawkins, TX – Actor, comedian and singer Mr. Jamie Foxx will receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis Christian College during the 2018 Spring Commencement activities May 5, 2018, in the E.W. Rand Center. Mr. Foxx was born ...

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Kilgore ISD Bus Crash

Tuesday morning at approximately 7:11 am there was a two-vehicle crash involving a Kilgore ISD bus and a passenger car. A 16-year-old male driver of the passenger car was traveling north on CR-165 when he became distracted. He failed to control his speed and rear-ended the bus. Three children on ...

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Lone Star Award Winners

Lone Star Land Steward Regional Award Winners Announced AUSTIN – As anyone with a plot of Texas dirt they can call their own will attest, land stewardship doesn’t happen; it requires effort. Those who can keep their land productive in tough times, as well as good, are true conservation heroes. ...

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