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COVID-19 Latest Count Saturday (Nov 28) 8:00 PM

Saturday, Nov 28 – 8:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 62,550,616 1,457,505 42,691,845 18,323,809 The U.S. 13,608,696 272,254 8,041,238 5,295,204 Texas 1,240,273 21,918 980,622 237,733 Friday, Nov 20 – 8:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 57,895,314 1,376,806 39,611,505 16,722,478 The U.S. 12,274,702 260,283 7,316,307 4,498,112 Texas ...

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Detroit ISD To Remain Closed Until December 8

Detroit ISD will remain closed to students until December 8 because of concerns about COVID-19 exposure during Thanksgiving. Superintendent Kathie Thompson said they would not offer remote learning. The district had December 7 scheduled as teacher in-service day.

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Paris District For Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, 2020 TxDOT LAUNCHES DIGITAL HIGHWAY SIGN CONTEST Electronic highway signs statewide will display the top three winning messages AUSTIN – By now, most Texans have seen the informative and often witty messages above Texas highways on digital message boards that encourage ...

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Hopkins County Coronavirus Update

November 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update As of November 22, 2020, DSHS will be providing weekly updates to the county instead of daily. The DSHS reported numbers are as follows: Molecular: Cumulative – 800 Recoveries – 691 Active – 58 Fatalities – 51 Antigen since June 23: Cumulative – 776 Recoveries ...

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Regents Learn PJC Dual Credit Student Opportunities Growing

Opportunities for dual credit students at Paris Junior College continue to expand, according to a report presented Monday evening, Nov. 23, to the PJC Board of Regents. Dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn both college and high school credit while enrolled in high school. The school ...

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Former Chamber Director Pleads Guilty

In June, former Marion County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Harris threatened to sue Walmart and Marshall Police after leaving the store without paying through the self-checkout. Harris has now pleaded guilty to taking more than $750 in items without paying.

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Man Arrested For Solicitation

Dayton Shai Bonner Marshall Police arrested Dayton Shai Bonner, 21, of Longview, for criminal solicitation of a 13-year-old. The girl’s mother handed police social messages sent to her daughter by Bonner. He is in Harrison County Jail.

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Judge Pleads Guilty To Breaking His Order

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Tuesday for violating his stay-at-home order this spring and will pay a $1,000 fine, court documents show. During the stay-at-home order in April, they caught the judge on camera going to his grandson’s birthday party. He was wearing firefighting equipment ...

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Paris Police Report Wednesday (Nov 25)

Paris Police responded to a theft in the 1200-block of NE 20th St at 3:56 Tuesday afternoon. The victim said someone over the past month took approximately $10,000 worth of building materials. Missing are siding, flooring, and paint. The incident is under investigation. Paris Police responded to 69 calls for ...

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For Over 30 Years The Butterball Hotline Is Here To “Talk Turkey”

For more than 30 years, the professionally trained turkey experts who make up the Turkey Talk-Line have answered turkey-related questions each holiday season. Open every November and December. Our 50+ experts answer more than 100,000 questions for thousands of households around the United States and Canada. It all began in ...

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Downtown Paris Christmas Tree Lighting Changed To Virtual Event

Cheri Bedford, City of Paris’ Main Street Coordinator and Historic Preservation, says Paris canceled the Christmas Tree Lightning for Saturday (Nov 28). Instead, it will be virtual lighting because of COVID in the community. Paris is working with a company and plans something virtual and fun with the city employees. ...

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Hopkins And Lamar County Police Pursuit Ends In Arrest

Jessica Ashley Rodriguez During a chase, Hopkins County Deputy had to stop and get gas. However, Lamar County picked up the slack with a stop stick on US 271 north of Paris. The chase ended Monday night in a wreck and felony arrest of Jessica Ashley Mannino, 28, who gave ...

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Panola County Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing Deputy

The 123rd District Court accuses Gregory Newson, 48, of Louisiana, shooting and killing Panola County Deputy Christopher Dickerson last New Year’s Eve. Allegedly, Newsom abruptly jumped out of his vehicle and opened fire when Dickerson pulled him over around 2:00 am in Carthage. Officials captured Newson following a chase and ...

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Thanksgiving Weekend Weather A Mixed Bag

Thanksgiving Day should be pleasant and dry. High temperatures will range from the upper 60s in the northeast to near 80 in the west. Clouds will increase from the south throughout the day with southerly winds near 5 to 15 mph. A healthy storm system will move through the Southern ...

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Body Of Missing Lone Star Woman Found

Tuesday, a fisherman found the body of Brenda Leftwich, the missing Lone Star woman Tuesday, six days after she disappeared. Last Wednesday evening, friends and video saw Brenda walking south on Highway 259 back to her apartment complex in Lone Star south of Daingerfield. Her body was on the shore ...

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