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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jan 18)

Jimmy Louis Morgan | Billy Wayne Wallace Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 700-block of NE 3rd for occupants not wearing safety belts. The driver admitted to having an open alcoholic beverage. The back seat passenger was detained and later arrested due to giving a false name. Arrested was ...

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NE Texas Man Gets Life Without Parole

A Bowie County jury has convicted a Northeast Texas man of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young female relative for more than a year. A court sentenced 34-year-old David Anthony Turney, of Hooks, to Life in Prison without the possibility of parole.

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Titus County Bookings

Deputies arrested 24-year-old  Pedro Lares-Juanes in Titus County for Surety off Bond and Failure to Appear on a charge of Failure to Identify by Giving False Information. No bond amount was set. Titus County arrested 23-year-old Juan Alberto Ramirez, Jr., for possession of more than one but less than four ...

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Nominations Still Open For Chamber Banquet Awards

Lezley Brown Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Nominations are still being accepted for Outstanding Educators, Large Business, Small Business, and Citizen of the Year. These nominations should be sent to Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org. The Pilot Club is currently accepting nominations for Caregiver of the Year. These nomination forms can also be picked ...

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Hopkins County Chamber Moving To Temporary Office

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will be moving to its temporary location today. They will be closed on Monday, January 21, while they get functional again, and then will return with normal 9:00 to 5:00 business hours on Tuesday. Their new location is 128-A Jefferson Street. They hope to be in their ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Hopkins County arrested 36-year-old Monerius Montreal Barnes Thursday on felony drug charges. Officials charged him with Possession of More than four but less than 200 grams of a Controlled Substance and four outstanding warrants manufacture and delivery of varying amounts of narcotics both in drug-free zones. Deputies arrested 35-year-old Jason ...

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East Texas Imposter Faces Lengthy Prison Term

An East Texas man who posed as a professional musician and athlete pleaded guilty in Pennsylvania to multiple charges. Reportedly, 37-year-old Michael Glenn Barnes, of Gun Barrel City, pleaded guilty to 29 counts of wire fraud, eight counts of mail fraud, and four counts of aggravated identity theft. He used e-mail ...

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East Texas Burglars Target Wrong House

Mugshots not available Whitehouse Police has arrested a man on drug charges in connection to a burglary at the home of an off-duty police officer. The homeowner, Longview Police Lt. Paul Hickey, had two people, including 19-year-old Benjamin Stacey, detained and handcuffed after the break-in. Officials say Stacey was searched ...

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Stone’s Top Science Students Head To Region

Twelve to represent NLISD Stone Middle School held a science fair for the sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students on Wednesday to see who will compete at the region. The top four from each grade will represent North Lamar ISD at the Region 8 ESC Science Fair on January 31 in Pittsburg. ...

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Fake Denton University Actually A Truck Stop

A website offering diplomas for just under one-thousand dollars is trying to convince people it’s a real university in North Texas. The University of Denton, not accredited by any legitimate agency, and the Denton Record-Chronicle reports the address it lists is actually a truck stop on I-35. An Oklahoma Police ...

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Panther Baseball Steak Dinner Fundraiser Saturday

  Panther fans can show their support of the North Lamar Baseball team by attending a steak dinner at 6:00 pm tomorrow. With the cold weather in the forecast for this weekend, the fundraiser is being moved indoors to the Heritage Hall. Tickets may be purchased for $100 each by ...

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Texas Bill Proposes Minimum Wage Hike

A North Texas state representative has proposed a bill in the legislature that would raise the minimum wage in Texas from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. Democrat Chris Turner of Grand Prairie’s bill calls for the decision on raising the Texas minimum wage to be decided by a vote of ...

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North Lamar Recognizes School Board

School Board Recognition Month Monday night’s School Board meeting opened with North Lamar Superintendent Jason Adams recognizing the seven members who contribute and advocate for North Lamar students and staff. North Lamar students representing every sport, organization, and group made a steady stream into the meeting shaking hands and thanking board members for ...

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Survey Says: Plastic Surgery

A new survey by Real Self reveals that 22% of people are considering getting plastic surgery in 2019. Other findings: – 58% of people plan to improve their appearance in 2019 by exercising more – 55% of people plan to improve their appearance in 2019 by eating healthier – 32% ...

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At The Movies For Friday Jan. 18

“Glass” [PG-13] (Wide) Watch Trailer Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson, Bruce Willis   “The Heiresses” [NR] (Limited) Watch Trailer Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asunción, Paraguay, have been ...

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Gwen And Blake’s Album In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Carrie Underwood knew she was going to be a country star when she was a little girl. Pop Culture Country quotes her as saying; “I always wanted to sing. If you had asked me when I was five years old, 10 years old, ‘What are you going to be when you ...

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Mt Pleasant Titus Chamber Banquet

Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Miller as he was introduced as the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award Mt Pleasant-Titus County Chamber and Visitors Council’s 2019 Anniversary Celebration named Judy Capps Citizen of the Year and gave Weldon Miller the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Business of the Year Award went to Best Fender ...

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