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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Sep 25)

Kyle Wayne Enlow Paris Police arrested Kyle Wayne Enlow, 23, in the 400-block of NE 2nd St at 3:43 Monday afternoon on a felony warrant. It charged him with assault causing bodily injury to a family member two or more times within a 12-month period. During the arrest, Enlow was ...

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Chocota VFD Hamburger And Hot Dog Supper Saturday

The Chocota VFD is having a hamburger and hot dog supper on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Chicota Community Center, 100 County Road 35860. There will be tea, coffee, water, and desserts with a live auction plus door prizes for both adults and kids. ...

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Family Life Is Suffering From Screen Overload

North Carolina-based Relay, the screen-free kid-tough smartphone for kids by Republic Wireless, has released the results of an extensive survey on the impact of screen time on families. The results of Relay’s “Bring Back Play” study shed light on the impact caused by a shift away from outdoors free play ...

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Jana’s Cravings In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey tells the Journal Star that the band is goofy and witty. “I think that’s just our personalities coming out. That’s who we are, as people: we’re funny, witty, goofy guys, but there’s maybe that hint of sadness. That’s the music that we love, too, that can kind of ...

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OSHA Investigating Fatal Lone Star Explosion

  The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the fatal explosion that took place August 31 at the Lone Star Specialties plant. William Rudd, of Yale, Oklahoma, died in the blast and several others were injured. Multiple states, Lone Star and Morris County authorities responded to the explosion.

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Greenville Convenience Store Held Up At Gunpoint

Greenville Police Department is investigating after a convenience store on Joe Ramsay Blvd. was held up at gunpoint Monday morning. The suspect was described as a black male wearing a bandana covering his face. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Titus County Bookings

Titus County Deputies arrested 49-year-old Shannon Aaron Payne for Possession of more than one but less than four grams of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Trespass. His bonds total $11,500. Deputies arrested 25-year-old James Garrett Thomas in Titus County over the weekend. He was charged with Burglary of a Habitation ...

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ET Woman Guilty Of Intoxication Manslaughter

An East Texas woman pleaded guilty in Smith County Monday to two counts of Intoxication Manslaughter, just as a jury was set to be selected in the case. Prosecutors say 36-year-old Jessica Lauren Vass, of Lindale, was drunk when she crashed into a vehicle on the side of the road, ...

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One Suspect Arrested During Hughes Springs FBI Raid Identified

One of the suspects arrested following an FBI raid on Hughes Springs’ residence has been identified by local authorities. Officials arrested 40-year-old Oscar Dean Davis, Jr., on undisclosed federal charges. Authorities say the federal raid was targeting suspected drug and gun trafficking. Davis is being held in federal custody at ...

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NE Texas Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse

A former Northeast Texas high school teacher has pleaded not guilty to first-degree Sexual Assault. In Arkansas, 26-year-old Carlton James Bailey, Jr., entered his plea. The alleged victim was an 18-year-old female student in his sociology class at Texarkana Texas High.

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Dallas Officer Fired After Shooting Incident Investigation

A white Dallas Police Officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday. Officer Amber Guyger is charged with manslaughter in the Sept. 6 shooting that left 26-year-old Botham Jean dead. The case will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide a more ...

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OSHA Investigating Fatal Texas Plant Explosion

The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the fatal explosion that took place August 31 at the Lone Star Specialties plant. William Rudd of Yale, Oklahoma, died in the blast and several others were injured. Multiple states, Lone Star and Morris County authorities responded to the explosion.

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Lamar & Red River County Crime Stoppers Bed Races This Weekend

Lamar & Red River County Crime Stoppers is putting Crime to Bed, Saturday beginning at 1:00 pm, at the Red River Valley Fairground. Gates open at 11:00 am. Medals will be awarded to the team with the fastest bed, the slowest bed, the most creative bed/attire, and the people’s choice award. ...

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Paris Man Arrested For Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Paris Police arrested 51-year-old Lonnie Bassett after responding to a disturbance in the 400-block of Graham St. Bassett had allegedly entered the property demanding to speak with a person that no longer lived there, became agitated and began swinging a hatchet at the victim. Bassett was later found in the ...

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National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 23-29) Atlanta – In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 23-29), parents and caregivers can have their child safety seats checked to make sure they meet current safety standards, they are installed correctly and find out what type of safety seats are ...

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MPISD – News

Tiger Debate Team Members Qualify for National and State Tournaments Three members of the Mount Pleasant High School Speech and Debate Team have qualified to participate in National and State level tournaments. Speech team member Ja’Quacy Minter has qualified for the University of Kentucky National Tournament of Champions in Oral ...

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Front Door Delivery Coming To Area

Instacart Launches Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service in Mt Vernon Over 23K Mt Vernon households can now have groceries delivered in as little as one hour. Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the fast-growing retail delivery service whose shoppers hand picks and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that it is expanding into ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Bond was set at $10,000 for a local man arrested by Sulphur Springs Police. Alejandro Gamez was charged with Possession of more than one but less than four grams of a Controlled Substance. Deputies arrested 38-year-old Edgar Antonio Guittierez in Hopkins County on a Fort Worth warrant for Burglary of ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Sep 24)

Lonnie Bassett Paris Police arrested Lonnie Bassett, 51, of Paris, last Friday after responding to a disturbance in the 400-block of Graham. Reportedly Bassett had entered the property demanding to speak with a person that no longer lived at that location. Bassett became agitated and produced a small hatchet and ...

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