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Paris Area News

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Maxey House Begins Summer Activities in June

  PARIS, Texas –– The Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site invites the community to start the summer with multiple events in June! Starting June 8, the “Sam’s Summer Science Series” will be held on Thursdays at 3:00 pm and highlight scientific achievements during the time of the historic …

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Gasoline Down For Holiday?

Com’on now, it’s a Tesla Statewide gas prices have dropped even with 3.2 million Texans planning to travel during the Memorial Day weekend. According to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, the statewide gas price average in Texas is $4.26 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That price is …

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Texas Lottery To Celebrate 30 Years Of Winning

AUSTIN – A year-long celebration culminates May 29, when the Texas Lottery officially observes the 30th anniversary of its startup. On May 29, 1992, the first lottery purchase in Texas was made 47 days ahead of schedule when then-Gov. Ann Richards bought the first ticket – a Lone Star Millions scratch …

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (May 26)

Clint Kyle Wehrmann Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 300-block of NW 19th Wednesday afternoon at 2:32 for displaying expired registration. The officer smelled marijuana, and the driver, Clint Kyle Wehrmann, 39, of Ladonia, admitted to possibly having drugs in the vehicle. The officer located marijuana and more than …

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Paris Friday Night Classic Car Cruise Coming June 10

“Blast From the Past” Friday Night Cruise of Classic Cars Free! Free! Free! Everyone Welcome! Friday, Jun 10 at 6:00 pm, the Cruise leaves the Civic Center promptly. Giant 50’s Party Featuring Dale Cummings and “The C” singing all of your favorite hits of the ’50s and ’60s at the …

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Richardson ISD Student Arrested After Gun Found In Vehicle

Wednesday morning at 10:55, the Richardson Police Department received a phone call from a business in the 1500-block of East Spring Valley Road reporting a male holding what appeared to be a rifle. They last saw the male walking toward Berkner High School, located at 1600 East Spring Valley Road. …

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O’Rourke Storms Information Session On Uvalde Massacre

Governor Greg Abbott says Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter responsible for the school massacre in Uvalde, posted on Facebook about 30 minutes before going to the school that he would kill his grandmother and shoot up the elementary school. During the update, Abbott’s Democratic opponent for Governor, Beto O’rourke, crashed …

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Cruz Says School Doors Should Be Locked

Senator Ted Cruz Texas Senator Ted Cruz says they could have prevented the shooting at the elementary school in Uvalde if they had locked the back door. He says there should be one door that goes in and out of schools, and he wants to see armed officers stationed at …

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Texas Baptist Men Sending Chaplains To Uvalde

Texas Baptist Men is sending volunteers from North Texas to Uvalde. TBM Director of Disaster Relief David Wells says volunteer chaplains offer support to the grieving community. Volunteers from San Antonio, Houston, and Corpus Christi are joining those from Collin County. They’re assessing the need first and could send for …

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SE Oklahoma Man Dead In Crash

A single-vehicle rollover in Pushmataha County has killed 63-year-old Albert Slaton, of Rattan. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Slaton ran off the road, overcorrected, rolled his truck, and it ejected him. They pronounced him at the scene.

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New District Clerk For Red River County

Red River County Courthouse Red River County Commissioners have accepted the resignation of District Clerk Janice Gentry and hired Brenna Williams to replace her. Gentry did not run for re-election, but Williams did. Since she had no Democratic opponent, she would have become a clerk in January but will now …

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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (May 25)

Paris Police arrested a 15-year-old male at 4:46 Tuesday afternoon in connection with a shooting in the 1700-block of Hubbard St. on May 19, 2022. The warrant for his arrest charged the juvenile male with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was booked and then transported to a juvenile …

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Arrest Made In Paris Shooting

Paris Police arrested a 15-year-old male at 4:46 Tuesday afternoon in connection with a shooting in the 1700-block of Hubbard St. on May 19, 2022. The warrant for his arrest charged the juvenile male with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was booked and then transported to a juvenile …

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Massacre At Uvalde Elementary School

Robb Elementary School A mass shooting at a Uvalde, Texas’ elementary school killed 19 children and two teachers. Hospitals treated both students and adults for injuries, and officers killed the suspected gunman Salvador Ramos, 18. The DPS reports that the incident began with a family disturbance where the suspect allegedly …

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Texas Primary Runoff Results

In the Texas primary election runoffs – Incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton overwhelmingly defeated challenger George P. Bush for the GOP nomination; Democrat voters chose Mike Collier over Michelle Beckly for the Lt. Governor nomination. Dawn Buckingham won the Republican nomination for Land Commissioner and will face Democratic nominee Jay …

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City Of Paris To Reduce Trash Pickups

The Paris City Council voted to reduce trash pickup to once a week at the recent meeting. The reason is because of a labor shortage. Of 59 workers hired this year, 56 have resigned. City Manager Grayson Path said it’s hard to hire sanitation employees in the summertime because of …

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Some Name Changes For US Army Bases

A congressional commission has made some recommendations to change the names of nine Army bases around the country, all named for Confederate generals. The panel wants to rename Ft. Hood Fort Cavazos in honor of General Richard Cavazos from Kingsville. Fort Gordon in Georgia would honor President Dwight Eisenhower from …

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PJC Softball Goes To NJCAA National Tournament

No. 14 Paris Junior College defeated No. 3 Wallace State, 7-5, during the opening round of the 2022 #NJCAASoftball DI Championship. Jaycie Hall struck out eight from the circle for the win! Next up is Central Florida at 6:00 pm CT Wednesday with the Dragons, the home team. At the …

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