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Pittsburg ISD Approves Replacement

Terry Waldrep Pittsburg ISD’s board of trustees voted 6-0 to hire Terry Waldrep as the district’s next Superintendent. Terry is a Pittsburg native and became the lone finalist to replace Judy Pollan. Mrs. Pollan announced she will retire this summer. Judy Pollan

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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (Mar 20)

Heather Nichols A traffic stop in the 10-block of SE 2nd St. resulted in the arrest of Heather Nichols for unpaid traffic fines. Nichols was a passenger in the vehicle. She was transported to the Police Department and processed without incident. James Tyler Rose Officers of the Paris Police Department ...

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Texas State Parks Go Technicolor

  Texas State Parks Go Technicolor with Wildflowers, Blooming Plants AUSTIN— Spectacular displays of blue, pink, red and yellow are blanketing the state, and Texas State Parks offer picturesque settings for family photos of this year’s parade of wildflowers away from busy roadways. Texas is home to nearly 6,000 species ...

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Tickets Available For Hopkins County Freedom Ball

The Hopkins County Veteran’s Memorial is hosting a Freedom Ball on Saturday, March 30, at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Tickets are available for purchase at 220 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs, or you can call Pam Elliott at 903-439-1065. All are welcome.

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Injured Sulphur Springs Firefighter Recovering

The Sulphur Springs Firefighter who was injured battling a duplex fire Monday on Lemon Drive is recovering from his injuries at home. He reportedly suffered first and second-degree burns to his arm and ears. He was injured when he went inside the blazing home looking for anyone who may have been ...

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One Dead, One Charged In Fatal Marshall Shooting

Marshall Police responded to a report of shots fired and when they arrived on the scene immediately began CPR on a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported 22-year-old Tyshun Darty to the hospital, but he could not be revived. The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Nathan Irving, of Marshall, was ...

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Report Released On Fatal Henderson County Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its preliminary report on the crash of a twin-engine plane in Harrison County that killed four people. The report indicates that the pilot, 51-year-old William Robert Kendrick, of Huffman, only had a license to fly single-engine planes. He, his wife, his daughter and ...

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More Arrests Expected In Pushmataha County Burglary Ring

Pushmataha County Deputies have arrested two men on burglary charges and more charges are pending in connection to a string of burglaries. Brett Campbell was arrested after a high-speed chase and a foot pursuit. Kenneth Mays was also arrested and more arrests are coming. ATV’s, four wheelers, dirt bikes, several ...

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Live Grenade Found In Honey Grove

Honey Grove Police was called to an apartment Monday night after a woman called saying she had found something suspicious. Officers discovered that “something” was a live hand grenade and residents of the apartments were evacuated. The Plano bomb squad removed the grenade and will detonate it at a later ...

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Collin County Tops Allstate’s Stormiest Counties List

Spring officially begins today and will bring warmer temperatures with the threat of rain, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes over the next couple of months. Allstate Insurance says that storms affected more Allstate insured homes in Collin County than any other part of Texas over the past ten years. Denton County ...

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Google Unveils Stadia, Its ‘Netflix For Games’ Streaming Service

Google has unveiled its potentially revolutionary new video game streaming service, Stadia. The company’s new platform, which was announced on Tuesday at the 2019 Game Developers Conference, will allow users to stream video games across their desktops, laptops, TVs, tablets, and phones without the need for expensive hardware. The company ...

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The Latest ACM Lineup In Today’s Nashville Roundup

Pop Culture Country claims Carrie Underwood has gotten a new horse named Bojangles. She says it was her husband’s dream to own a horse. He is now sporting a black cowboy hat. People magazine claims Carrie Underwood is having a difficult time bouncing back following the birth of her second child. She posted, “I’m ...

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Fannin County Woman Still Missing After A Month

It has been more than a month since 35-year-old  Helen “Ashley” Hamm, of Leonard, went missing. Fannin County Deputies say she’s a diabetic, and may not have her medicine. She is 5′-7″ with shoulder length blonde or light brown hair, has tattoos on her right forearm and left ring finger. ...

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Missing Oklahoma Woman Found Dead

The body of a McCurtain County woman who had been missing since January 25 was found Monday night by two people walking by a creek near Valiant. The death of 56-year-old Roxie Lenora Faizy has been ruled a homicide. Investigators say there were zip ties around her wrists and a ...

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PTK Induction Held On PJC Campuses

  The Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Paris Junior College held spring 2019 induction ceremonies in Paris, Sulphur Springs, and Greenville on March 4, 5, and 12. The two-year college honor society inducted nearly 120 students this semester. PTK offers students opportunities to develop qualities of scholarship, ...

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United Way Breakfast – Texarkana

United Way of Greater Texarkana’s Annual Recognition Breakfast is Friday (Mar 22) from 8:00 until 9:00 am with doors opening at 7:30. It will be at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church-Youth Recreation Center, 4000 Moores Lane, in Texarkana, TX. Please join us at our annual United Way of Greater Texarkana ...

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Fatal Crash At Marshall

Saturday morning, March 16, at 1:34, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on US-59, 4.7 miles north of Marshall in Harrison County. Reportedly, the driver of a 2003 Honda Accord, Tristen Alexander Jackson, 20, of Humble was traveling southbound on US-59 when the vehicle went off the roadway to ...

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MPISD – News

(L to R) Tripp Hinton, Connelly Cowan, Taryn Thurman, Ja’Quacy Minter MPHS Speech and Debate team members compete at TFA State Four MPHS Speech and Debate team members competed in the Texas Forensics Association (TFA) State Tournament during Spring Break. The tournament was held at Alief Taylor High School in ...

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Mar 19)

Johnathan Kelley Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 1000-block of E. Polk St. that resulted in a warrant arrest for outstanding traffic fines. Johnathan Kelley was arrested for Expired Drivers License. He was transported to the Paris Jail without incident. Officers investigated a Criminal Trespass in the 1300-block of ...

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