The Paris Junior College Board of Regents elected 2016-2018 officers at this week’s meeting. Continuing their roles are Board President Curtis Fendley and Secretary Berdie Gibson. Dr. Clifton Wilkerson will now be Board Vice President. Brad Gottshalk, director of the Paris Small Business Development Center told regents that the center is now focusing on helping existing businesses sustain and grow, rather than on new ones. THE SBDC serves Lamar, Hunt, Hopkins, Delta, and Red River counties.