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United Way of Lamar County Offering Free Financial Literacy Class

   The United Way of Lamar County will be starting the next session of the Getting Ahead Financial Literacy class on Tuesday, March 17th. In a facilitated group setting, participants will learn the skills and develop the resources they need to do what it takes to get ahead and to create ...

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Anticipated Changes Coming To Downtown Paris

    On Monday, March 2 nd , the City of Paris will begin resurfacing the streets in downtown. It will require that the parking in front of any given business to be blocked for 2 to 3 days while work is underway. The contractor will mill off the existing ...

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PJC 8-Week Classes Starting March 16

    Completing a full college course in just eight weeks helps students finish a certificate or degree faster at Paris Junior College. The flex term starting March 16 offers a wide range of workforce and academic classes. Those wishing to register should sign up soon, as PJC will be ...

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Mr and Miss PJC

  Paris Junior College sophomores Zach Norris and Rachael Gray were named Mr. & Miss PJC 2020 on Wednesday, Feb. 26 during halftime of the men’s basketball game in the Hunt Center. Faculty and staff nominate students for this honor. The students must be graduating sophomores taking a minimum of ...

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NLISD March 2020 Calendar of Events

  Mon 2-6 Texas Public Schools Week – Elementary Skip, Jump and Run Fundraiser – 8:00a – 3:00p Bailey Scholastic Book Fair – Mon 2 Bailey 4th & 5th graders will visit Dinosaur George at NLHS – Bailey TPSW Dress Theme ‘Western Day’ – dress as a cowboy or cowgirl – Everett TPSW Dress Theme ‘Western Day’ – ...

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Guest Columnist Ronnie Nutt: Gary Morris, Committed To Paris

Gary Morris appears in concert Monday (Mar 2) at a Country Music Theater at First Christian Church. The performance has been sold out for months. I had the privilege of talking by phone to the famous singer, songwriter, and stage performer who says he is at the beck and call ...

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United Way Of Lamar County Grant Cycle Begins Next Week

Beginning the first week of March, the United Way of Lamar County’s grant cycle for non-profits seeking funding gets underway. Non-profits should submit a letter of intent to apply for support. Informational packets will be available at meetings at the United Way offices at 1:00 on March 3 and 4.

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Oklahoma News Update

An Ada man is in the Pontotoc County Jail under a $500,000 bond after he allegedly attempted to pull a gun on a State Trooper and threatened to kill him and his family. Reportedly, 22-year-old Tyler Robert Cox was intoxicated when the incident occurred. He told the trooper he was ...

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Weddle New Prairiland AD

Prairiland ISD named Steve Weddle its new Athletic Director. He is currently the head basketball coach and head coach of the golf team. He replaces former athletic director Greg Mouser, who resigned in January.

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Paris Planning And Zoning Commission Meets Monday

The Paris Planning and Zoning Commission meets Monday at 5;30 pm in the City Council Chambers. The commission will consider numerous changes of zoning. A specific use permit has been requested for a tattoo shop at 803 SE 24th Street. Several plats and re-plattings will be considered by members.

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House Heavily Damaged By Fire In Detroit

Fire destroyed a home in the 900-block of Garner Street in Detroit. Volunteer Fire Departments from Detroit, Bagwell, Blossom, Clarksville, and Faught battled the blaze. There were no injuries, but the family dog didn’t make it out of the home. The Red Cross will provide assistance to the family.

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Verdict For Collin County Cop Killer

Richardson Police Officer David Sharrard After deliberating for about eight hours, a Collin County jury Thursday night sentenced Brandon McCall to death by lethal injection for the murder of Richardson Police Officer David Sharrard. Prosecutors say McCall ambushed Officer Sharrard when he entered the apartment where McCall had just murdered ...

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News On Coronavirus

News of the Coronavirus continues growing. SEMrush, a data analytics company, analyzed Google search volume on the topic to collect data on how much interest in ‘Coronavirus’ is increasing in the U.S. alone. Sharing SEMrush’s findings below: Medical and N95 masks: In January 2020 over 2,200,000 people searched for masks ...

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Community College Tour

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Launches Good for Texas Tour: Community College Edition (WHARTON) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is rebooting his Good for Texas Tour by highlighting Texas community colleges’ significant impact on the Texas economy as well as their role in meeting specific educational and vocational needs of the areas they serve. Today, ...

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