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Tropical Storm Cristobal to Make a Run at the US Coast

  Tropical Storm Cristobal is currently moving northward along the coast of the northwestern Yucatan Peninsula. On its current path, Cristobal will move back out over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico near the northwest coast of the Yucatan Peninsula this evening. Cristobal is then expected to track ...

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COVID-19 Latest Count Friday (Jun 5) 12:00 PM

Friday, Jun 05 – 12:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 6,767,376 395,238 3,091,510 3,117,964 The U.S. 1,933,526 110,565 712,872 1,110,090 Texas 71,206 1,800 46,799 22,607 Wednesday, May 20 – 12:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 5,039,500 326,501 1,994,012 2,720,114 The U.S. 1,577,936 93,867 364,683 1,119,386 Texas ...

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Peace Parade Planned For Mt Pleasant

There is a Peace Parade planed by a few in the community who see a need during these desperate unprecedented times. We will begin lining up at the Civic Center Saturday (Jun 6) at 10:30, and the vehicle parade will start at 11:00. We are accepting donations of cases of ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jun 05)

Courtney Squires Paris Police located Courtney Squires in the 800-block of South Main. Squires had an outstanding felony warrant for her arrest out of Lamar County Sheriff’s Office and officers took her to jail. Paris Police responded to a disturbance call in the 3000-block of Carson Lane. Officers made contact ...

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Cristobal This Weekend

Cristobal was upgraded to a Tropical Storm at 1:00 pm Friday with 40 mph wind. Cristobal was on the move a day after the storm weakened to a depression and nearly crawled to a halt over southern Mexico. According to the National Hurricane Center, the depression was unleashing flooding rainfall ...

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JC Penney’s Closing Paris, Greenville Stores

J-C Penney will permanently close seven stores in Texas as part of its bankruptcy plan. The Texas stores are in Paris, Greenville, Dallas, Lewisville, Lufkin, Palestine, and Huntsville. The bankruptcy court judge overseeing the company’s operations expects to hold a hearing next week to approve the plan, and the stores ...

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Cooper Man Running For Congress

Robert West of Cooper has announced that he is running for the Republican nomination for the 4th District Seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. That seat became vacant when former congressman John Ratcliff was appointed Director of National Intelligence. Also running for the nomination are Ratcliff’s former Chief of ...

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Hunt County Capital Murder Trial Postponed

A San Marcos man accused of murdering a mother and daughter in Commerce has postponed his capital murder trial. Monday was the first phase of jury selection in the trial of Tyrone Jamaal Williams, but the Hunt County Courthouse remains closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court has not ...

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Federal Appellate Court Overrules Lower Court On Mail-In Voting

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a lower court decision that would have allowed all Texans to vote by mail during the pandemic. The ruling is considered a victory for Attorney General Ken Paxton. Texas Democrats say they’ll likely appeal this decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Lamar County Coronavirus Case Count Now At 154

As of today, 6/4/2020, Lamar County received notification of an additional two COVID-19 cases. They are a 28-year-old male and a 29-year-old female. Lamar County has 154 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with seven considered travel-related and 147 community spread. There are 11 COVID-19 related deaths with eight associated with Paris ...

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USDA Implements Help

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19 WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 – USDA Rural Development has taken several immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses, and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated as ...

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Fort Towson Historic Site

As most of you know, the historic site closed March 15 due to the governor’s Covid-19 pandemic and orders. While we have been closed to the public, the staff has continued to work on projects, equipment, and maintain the sites associated with Fort Towson. The pandemic has changed the way ...

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Paris Community Theater Seeks Help with GoFundMe Campaign

Over the years, many of you in our community have graced the PCT stage. We have built sets, sewn costumes, lent our voices, and filled the Plaza. Sadly, as we look towards the 44th season in the age of COVID-19, the Plaza lights are dim. The curtains are closed, and ...

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Titus County COVID-19 Count Is 576

Titus County cases of COVID-19 Tuesday are now 576, with three confirmed deaths. Titus Regional Medical Center Thursday reported a downward trend in sickness and testing. Greenhill Villas Nursing Home test results were 100% negative. Of the 231 tests conducted Wednesday at Mt Pleasant’s Civic Center exceeded registrations by 70. ...

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Chicken Processing Execs Indicted In Colorado

The Associated Press is reporting that a federal grand jury in Colorado has indicted executives from Greeley, Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride, and Claxton. Claxton is the Georgia-based Poultry Farms. It is for conspiring to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chickens between 2012 to 2017. Charged were Pilgrim’s Pride president ...

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Paris 4th Of July Parade

The Celebrate America committee would like to invite you to participate in the 27th annual July 4 Parade in Paris. This committee was formed in 1993 to instill community pride and demonstrate to our youth what Independence Day is all about. We are excited to announce that our Parade Theme ...

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Paris High School Athletics Summer 2020 Update

  Paris High School Athletics Summer 2020 Dates: June 8– July 16 Monday-Thursday; Closed the week of July 6 and July 20 & 21 Times: Football – Incoming 10th-12th Grade at 8:00 am-9:30 am, Incoming 9th Grade at 8:45 am-10:00 am Incoming 7th-8th Grade at 9:30 am-10:45 am. High School Girls — Incoming 9th-12th ...

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