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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas. Thunderstorm chances will increase tonight across much of North Texas as storms approach from the west. These storms should weaken during the overnight hours as they approach the I-35 corridor. Damaging winds would be the main threat with any storms ...Read More »
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Bad Exit Plan During the night of May 14, a Fannin County game warden was alerted of a vehicle pursuit near his residence. The warden joined and lent his knowledge of the area backroads to ...Read More »
TxDOT Atlanta District For June 16-22, 2019 Bowie County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. US 59 – From FM 989 to FM 2148, repairing and resurfacing highway. Cass County FM 3129 – From US 59 to SH 77, resurfacing highway. SH 11 – From Morris County Line ...Read More »
Truck driving students from right, Kenneth Case, Rene Mendoza, Emmett Minor, and Daniel Himlin listen as Instructor Bryce Walker reviews instructions before they begin driving practice. The truck driving school is underway at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center campus. For more information about this or other workforce education programs, call 903-885-1232.Read More »
Paris Police responded to a motorcycle accident in the 400-block of NE Loop286 at 1:59 Thursday afternoon. It was reported that an 80-year-old man from Houston was riding a Cushman motorcycle and hit a pothole in the road surface and it caused him to lose control. The man suffered several ...Read More »
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The Paris Horse and Rodeo Club and Lamar County Crime Stoppers Rodeo present the 60th Annual Paris Rodeo. It is Friday and Saturday (Jun 21-22) at 8:00 pm both nights. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under.
The Paris Horse and Rodeo Club and Lamar County Crime Stoppers Rodeo present the 60th Annual Paris Texas Rodeo Friday and Saturday (Jun 21-22) at 8:00 pm both nights. Tickets are $10 for adults $5 for kids 12 and under.
The United Way of Lamar County in collaboration with the Lamar County Homelessness Coalition’s HomeStay Program will be making repairs to senior citizen’s homes to keep them safe and secure and enable them to stay in their homes. This is funded by a grant from United Way Worldwide. Volunteers are needed for this DAY OF ACTION on Saturday, June 22. Sign up is at 8:00 am at the United Way office parking lot at 2340 Lamar Avenue and duties will be assigned. For more information, contact the United Way office at 903-784-6642.
The United Way of Lamar County in collaboration with the Lamar County Homelessness Coalition’s HomeStay Program will be making repairs to senior citizen’s homes to keep them safe and secure and enable them to stay in their homes. This is funded by a grant from United Way Worldwide. Volunteers are needed for this DAY OF ACTION on Saturday, June 22. Sign up is at 8 a.m. at the United Way office parking lot at 2340 Lamar Avenue and duties will be assigned. For more information, contact the United Way office at 903-784-6642.
June Story Times at Paris Library – Baby & Toddler Story Time baby Toddler Tuesdays at 10:30 am, for ages 0 – 2 years. Tale Time with Tracy story time Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Regular Wednesday story time continues throughout the whole year for three to five-year-olds.
The Landowners Educational Series is for anyone wanting to learn more about managing their land. Topics include pasture utilization, pasture management and establishment, pond management, tree/forest management, nuisance animal control, and agriculture law. All programs will be at the Franklin County Airport off of Highway 37, just north of Mount Vernon.
The Friday (Jun 28) program will begin back at 1:00 pm and will be over nuisance animal control. Greg Miller from Texas Parks and Wildlife will be the presenter. Topics include trapping and controlling nuisance animals as well as why some animals are considered to be nuisances and any other pertinent information regarding nuisance animals and how they affect the land.
The East Post Oak Cemetery is located six miles northeast of Blossom. The cemetery’s homecoming was held in July for many years, but due to the low attendance, they were discontinued. However, financial reports and updated information will be sent to those who continue to support the cemetery or express an interest in receiving the yearly financial report. Donations can be made to the cemetery’s upkeep by sending to Anna Crawford, P.O. Box 284, Blossom, TX 75416. Make checks payable to Post Oak Cemetery Association. Inquiries about burials in this cemetery or other items of concern may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or Johnie Lee, 1498 C.R. 2221, Detroit, TX 75436
The Second Annual Free Community Wide Picnic, hosted by Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church, is Saturday (Jun 29) at Noon in Wade Park at Paris. All are invited. There will be lots of games, food, and activities for the whole family. Face painting, bounce houses (dry & wet), rides, and many other vendors. For more info: Margaret 903-706-3641 or Pastor Wallace 903-517-2089
Reno’s Summer Celebration & BBQ Cook-Off at Reno Kiwanis Park, 6820 Pine Mill Road, in Reno, is Saturday (Jun 29) from 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Join us for this fantastic Summer Festival at Reno Kiwanis Park! Contact us today to register your team for the Rear of the Steer BBQ Contest in support of Reno Fire Department! Plates will be served from Noon until 2:00 pm. There will be music, vendors, and lots of fun for the whole family! Please follow the Reno Parks and Trail Facebook page for exciting updates and details! For more information, please call Reno City Hall at (903)785-6581. www.renotexas.us