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Salas Minor Emergency Center Blood Drive

The Salas Minor Emergency Center will host a blood drive tomorrow from 9am-2:30am in the the center’s parking lot on the Carter Blood Center Bus. The center is located 1655 NE Loop 286 in Paris. Contact:Thomas Schleyer |(903) 739- 9191 for more information or to set up an appointment. Free ...

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United Way of Lamar County Kicks Off Fall Campaign with Virtual 5k

  Executive Director Jenny Wilson stated, “Since this year’s Campaign will be under social distancing guidelines, we encourage everyone to join us for a Virtual 5k to kick off our Fall Campaign. We are asking for a donation instead of a registration fee. Maybe $20.20 to commemorate the year of ...

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Hopkins County Manhunt Suspect Captured

    The suspect in a police chase that began on Church Street in Sulphur Springs Saturday afternoon is in custody after a manhunt in Hopkins County near CR 1187 just off Hwy 154 involving multiple law enforcement agencies. Christopher Daniel Houpt, from out of the area,  was captured with ...

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GOP Nomination for Congress, 4th District Selected

    State Senator Pat Fallon overcame a field of at least 18 candidates to win the Republican nomination  for US Representative for the 4th  Congressional  District in US House of Representatives. Only 12 candidates were actually nominated, because they failed to get either a nomination or a second from ...

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MPISD – News

  MPISD welcomed its new teachers on Monday, August 3, with breakfast and orientation at the MPISD Administration Building. MPISD classes begin on Wednesday, August 19.   MPISD MEET THE TEACHER SCHEDULE 2020   CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CDC)     Wednesday, August 12th 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. *Parents will ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Paris District For Aug. 9-15, 2020 Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a project to improve guardrails and apply safety end treatments to a fixed object on a portion of State Highway 19 in Hopkins County would begin Aug. 12. Contractor Highway 19 Construction will conduct this ...

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Two Texas Women Guilty of Transnational Elder Fraud Scheme

  U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox announced that two Texas women have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in the Eastern District of Texas. Pamela Sue Hannan, 67, of Sherman, Texas, and Pamela Sue Jennings, 68, of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty to conspiring with foreign co-conspirators to operate an unlicensed money ...

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Hopkins County Coronavirus Report

  Hopkins County reports 6 new Covid 19 cases for a cumulative total of 196, with 135 recoveries. That makes the number of active cases 61. There are 3 patients in the COVID unit at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs.

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Lone Star Conference Cancels Fall Competition

   From Lone Star Conference The Lone Star Conference Council of Presidents postponed all competition in the sports of football, soccer, volleyball and basketball to the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic during a meeting on Friday morning.       Cross country will compete in the fall as scheduled. Additionally, golf and ...

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Paris Police Report

    Paris Police met with the victim of a theft in the 500 block of SE 6th St at 9:51 A.M. on August 6, 2020. It was reported that someone had stolen a pistol out of their vehicle sometime in the past 48 hours. The incident is under investigation. ...

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Lamar County Sheriff’s Arrests

  Twenty-six-year-old Joseph Martin Medrano of Blossom was arrested by Lamar County deputies on a warrant for Violation of Parole.  He’s being held without bond in the Lamar County Jail. *Fifty-eight-year-old Mark Lynn Johnson of Paris was arrested by Lamar County deputies on an outstanding warrant. He was charged on ...

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Suspect Seriously Injured After Police Chase

  A Hunt County deputy and a Quinlan police officer responded to a Quinlan residence after a woman reported that her ex-husband had violated a protective order and had assaulted her. The suspect’s vehicle was located and a traffic stop was attempted. The suspect fled, but later crashed. He was ...

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Blood Drives on Friday

  Christus-Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs and Carter Blood Care are hosting a blood drive tomorrow from 9 – 1pm on the Carter Bus in the parking lot of the hospital at 115 Airport Road. There will be free Covid19 anti-body testing for all donors. To make an appointment, Phone: ((903) ...

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TItus County Bookings

  Forty-year-old Amy Washington of Winnsboro was arrested on a warrant for Intoxicated Assault with Vehicle Causing Serious Bodily Injury. At last report, she remained in the Titus County jail, but further details are unavailable. Thirty-one-year-old Michael Jerome Cheatham of Mt. Pleasant was arrested for Burglary of Habitation with the ...

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Tyler ISD Changes Names Of Two High Schools

  The Tyler ISD has announced the new names for two highs schools. Robert E. Lee High School will now be called Tyler Legacy High School. John Tyler High School will now be known as simply Tyler High School.

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Abbott Says Masks Are Still Crucial

  Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday that wearing masks and maintaining social distance remains crucial. Health officials say aside from COVID-19, the upcoming flu season is even more reason to be cautious. Abbott is urging all Texans to get flu shots.

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Child Run Over and Killed In Mt. Pleasant

  From Mt. Pleasant Police Department On August 6, 2020, at approximately 12:57 p.m., the Mount Pleasant Police Department received a 911 call regarding a small child who was hit by a car in the parking lot of the Shady Oaks Apartments located at 2000 Choctaw St., Mount Pleasant, Texas. ...

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