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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District For Aug. 25-31, 2019  Bowie County  SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. Cass County FM 3129 – From US 59 to SH 77, resurfacing the highway. SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. Harrison County SH 43 – at I-20 overpass, conducting preventative maintenance ...

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Fatal Crash Near Jefferson

Friday afternoon at approximately 1:40, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on SH-43, just south of Lewis Chapel Road, about twelve miles from Jefferson in Marion County. Reportedly, the driver of a Ford F-150 was traveling northbound on SH-43 and struck the back of a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu driven by ...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board Meeting 08.23.19

    A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board was held on Friday, August 23, 2019.   PUBLIC FORUM   No one requested to address the Board during the Public Forum portion of the meeting.   ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION/REPORTS   Sherry McGraw made the Board aware that for ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Aug 23)

Christopher David Gandy Paris Police responded to a panic alarm/robbery at 305 Lamar Thursday afternoon at 2:41. A patrol officer observed an individual matching the description given by the victims, running between houses between Houston Street and Price. He gave chase and apprehended the suspect in the back yard of ...

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Paris Bank Robbery Update

Gandy Lamar County Jail Paris Police responded to a panic alarm/robbery at 305 Lamar at 2:41 pm on August 22, 2019. While responding, a patrol officer observed an individual matching the description given by the victims, running between houses between Houston Street and Price Streets and gave chase. The suspect ...

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Liberty National Bank Presents Check to NL FFA

  North Lamar’s FFA is a recipient of a $500 check from Liberty National Bank that the bank received through a matching grant from the Texas Bankers Foundation. The new initiative recognizes community banks who support local 4-H and FFA chapters by enabling members of the Texas Bankers Association to ...

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ET Man Jailed For Aggravated Sexual Assault

Gregg County Jail State Troopers arrested  22-year-old Bradley Dillon Parmer, of Kilgore, on Upshur County warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child and online solicitation of a minor under the age of 14. Bond was set at the Gregg County Jail at $75,000.

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People Found Dead At East Mountain Identified

Authorities have released the names of the two people found dead in an RV Park near East Mountain. The bodies of 37-year-old Joshua Lee Geiger and 31-year-old Sara Joy Travis were found Monday afternoon. The couple had apparently been dead for four or five days. Detectives say the preliminary autopsy ...

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Plea Bargain In ET Girl’s Murder

Smith County Jail Kayla Gomez-Orozco A 27-year-old Mexican national has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to capital murder in the death of a 10-year-old female cousin. The body of Kayla Gomez-Orozco was found in a well on property where Zavala-Garcia lived. Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, of ...

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PIttsburg Gas Leak

Pittsburg Texas Facebook Page Police and first responders worked a gas leak Thursday in Pittsburg at Hwy 271 and FM 993. Pittsburg Police posted on their Facebook page that thanks to the efforts of Centerpoint, Gridsource, Camp County Sheriff’s Office, Camp County Constable, Pittsburg Fire Department, and Pittsburg Police Department, ...

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One Jailed In Hopkins County Burglary

Mugshot Not Available Hopkins County Deputies responded to a suspicious person call at a vacant residence on Hwy 154 and found 20-year-old Justin Tyler Strahan, of Yantis, inside. Deputies made contact with the owner of the residence and said nobody had permission to be there. Strahan told deputies he was ...

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Troopers Arrest Three In Lamar County

State Troopers arrested three people on drug charges in Lamar County. The trooper charged 46-year-old Chandra Lyn Bailey, 47-year-old Byron LaKeith Morris, and 38-year-old Xavier Trinidad Campbell each with possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 2, more than 400 grams and possession of marijuana.

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Sports 08.23.19

By Collins Knighton Yoan Moncada lined a two-run homer in his return from the injured list. Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 on Thursday night. The two teams go at it again tonight at 7:10 pm. New England Patriots’ ...

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Texas Pump Prices Drop

The statewide gas price average in Texas is 26 cents less per gallon compared to August 2018. And AAA Texas says the prices could continue to drop. The average Texas price is $2.35 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meeting And Work Session Agendas

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING   TIME:                   9:00 A.M. DATE:                   Monday, August 26, 2019 PLACE:                In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At                                 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX.                            Invocation Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag   AMERICAN FLAG: TEXAS FLAG:  ...

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UPDATE – Paris Police Arrest Suspect In Alleged Bank Robbery

Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley Paris Police Officers responded to a robbery alarm activation at Liberty National Bank at 305 Lamar at about 2:40 Thursday afternoon. While responding, a patrol officer noticed an individual running between houses between Houston and Price and gave chase. The suspect was captured in the ...

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PJC Nursing Students Get Masonic Scholarships

Paris Masonic Lodge #27 recently awarded five Paris Junior College Associate Degree Nursing students scholarships of $500 each to assist with the pursuit of their education. Delivering the scholarships were Lodge Worshipful Master Bill Lindsay, Lodge Senior Deacon Brian Ross, and Past Lodge Senior Deacon Craig Alston.   “Our students ...

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PJC-SS Center Registration

La Shey Almager, of Sulphur Springs, brought her son Logan and his cars along to register for classes at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center. Campus Secretary Joselyne Sanchez Ambriz and  Assistant Director Iris Gutierrez, right, and Secretary Joselyne Sanchez Ambriz help with the paperwork.

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Paris ISD To Honor Distinguished Graduates

Colonel Marshall Daugherty Ford Taylor Former Paris High School students COL Marshall K Dougherty, Jr. (Class of 1982), and Ford Taylor (Class of 1975) have been named Distinguished Graduates. The Distinguished Graduate Award is the highest and most prestigious award the District can bestow on its graduates. Their portraits will ...

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