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Texas Sales Tax Holiday

Sales Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products Set for This Weekend (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding families and businesses that they can save on the purchase of specific water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays. Both take ...

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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (May 23)

Lindsay Goff Tuesday just before 4:30, Paris Police worked a fraud complaint in the 1300-block of Clarksville. Officers arrested Lindsay Goff, 40, who allegedly attempted to pick up prescriptions that she knew someone had called in fraudulently. Mallory Wright Just after 9:00 Tuesday night officers responded to a theft complaint ...

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UPDATE – Four-Vehicle Fatal Crash In Smith County

    DPS says that the driver of a 2000 Oldsmobile passenger car was traveling westbound on IH-20 in the eastbound lanes of traffic. The Oldsmobile struck a 2017 Dodge Ram truck towing a flatbed trailer in the eastbound inside lane. At the same time, the driver of a 2012 ...

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Sulphur Springs Man Faces Felony Drug Charges

    Special Crimes Unit Officers arrested 22-year-old Jackson Blaze Gilreath, of Sulphur Springs, on felony drug charges. He allegedly sold methamphetamine on two occasions to the officers. He’s charged with two counts of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and remains in the Hopkins County jail on a ...

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Trial In Hunt County For Woman Charged With Sexual Assault

    The trial continued Tuesday in Hunt County District Court for a woman charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. Officials arrested 38-year-old Shenae Monshae Stephenson on the charge last October and the assault allegedly happened in August of 2016. The charge is a first-degree felony.

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Former East Texas Police Chief Charged

    Former Crandall Police Chief Billy Wayne Kilgore has been arrested in Kaufman County for allegedly stealing firearms from the department evidence locker and tampering with evidence in the investigation. He’s also charged with stealing money from the locker. His bond was set at $30,000.

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Indictments Returned Against Accused Dallas Cop Killer

    A Dallas County grand jury has returned indictments for the man charged in the shooting death of Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander and the wounding of Officer Crystal Almeida and Home Depot loss prevention officer Scott Painter. They charged 30-year-old Armando Juarez with Capital Murder and two counts ...

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Carrie’s Hubby Retires Again In Today’s Nashville Insider

  Country Fancast claims Morgan Wallen knows how to play the piano and violin because he took lessons as a youngster. He started singing in his father’s church choir when he was three years old. CMT claims Carrie Underwood’s hockey-playing husband, Mike Fisher, officially retired from the Nashville Predators yesterday with an Instagram post ...

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Investigation Into Alleged Voter Fraud In Kaufman County

    Texas Rangers and the Texas Attorney General’s Office are expected in Kaufman County today in connection with the seizure of nearly 600 Republican absentee ballots. The order stems from allegations of election fraud in the March 6 Primary and the May 7 Terrell ISD School Board election.

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Paris New Hope Center Benefit Breakfast To Feature Stallings

  The New Hope Center of Paris will hold a Breakfast Benefit tomorrow at 7:00 am at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ. The program will feature keynote speaker, Gene Stallings, a former football player, national championship coach and native of Paris and will raise funds and awareness and provide shelter ...

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PJC Makes Curriculum And Personnel Changes

  In order to smooth the transfer path for students planning to go on to a bachelor’s degree, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents made a few additions to the core curriculum. The State approves a basic core curriculum and 42 hours of any of those classes are guaranteed ...

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Ft. Towson Man Charged With McCurtain County Man’s Assault

  There’s been an arrest in the brutal beating of a man in McCurtain County. Authorities say 30-year-old Charles Isaac Jacobs, of Fort Towson, was charged on a warrant with aggravated assault and battery stemming from the attack on Marty White of Wright City. Investigators believe several men pulled White ...

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Victim In Boswell ATV Accident Identified

  The teenager killed Sunday night in a 4-wheeler accident north of Boswell has been identified as 15-year-old Dameon Ogden. He had just moved to Choctaw County from Louisiana with his family. A GoFundMe page has been set up, as well as a fundraiser, with all proceeds going to Ogden’s ...

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Lamar & Red River County Crime Stoppers Looking For Drug Suspect

  Lamar and Red River County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for a northeast Texas man wanted on drug charges. George Edward Proby, Jr., is wanted for second-degree felony manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group 1. Proby is a 42-year-old black male, 5 foot 8 ...

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Texas Primary Runoff Election Results

  In the Republican Primary Run-off Election Tuesday, Kevin Anderson defeated Tracy Crawford 518 – 155. He will become the next Lamar County Commissioner for Precinct 4 because he has no Democratic opponent in the November General Election. In the Hopkins County Republican Primary Run-off election, Danny Davis defeated Andrea ...

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Texarkana USA Chamber

Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Thursday Texarkana, USA (May 22, 2018): The Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce shall hold a Ribbon Cutting for Gomez Expeditions this Thursday, May 24, at 11:30 am in The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce’s Board Room, 819 N. State Line Ave, ...

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Sally Ride Stamp Launches

Stamp’s image credited to ©2018 USPS. SAN DIEGO — Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp tomorrow. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and #AstronautStamps. The Sally Ride Forever stamp ...

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Anderson Wins Lamar County Precinct 4 Commissioner

  In the Republican Primary Run-off Election, Tuesday Kevin Anderson defeated Tracy Crawford 518 – 155. He will become the next Lamar County Commissioner for Precinct 4 because he has no Democratic opponent in the November General Election.

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