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Travis Paul Lindsey Paris Police responded to an EMS assist in the 3200-block of NE Loop 286 at 1:04 Monday afternoon. Officers assisted EMS on a person that was passed out. While in the room, officers observed methamphetamine lying on a table and found marijuana and vape cartridges that contained ...Read More »
Congressional Democrats have found a way to expand Medicaid in the one-dozen states, including Texas, that haven’t done so. They will attempt to go around conservative state government leaders and work with local leaders. San Antonio Congressman Lloyd Doggett pushes a bill that would give federal dollars directly to local ...Read More »
Ray Perryman Across the country, extra unemployment benefits are drying up. In Texas, it ends this week. Economist Ray Perryman says this will not push workers back into the labor market because of other factors in play, such as the availability of child care. The extra $300 that was added ...Read More »
It has been about one month since the FDA cleared the COVID vaccine for teenagers, yet most remain on the sidelines. According to 14-year-old Angelina Allegrini of San Antonio, who got the shot, the key to influencing people her age lies on Twitter and Instagram. There are nearly 17 million ...Read More »
Reno’s Summer Celebration & Hamburger Cook-off June 26, Noon until Dark Reno Kiwanis Park Live music by Mix Society, local vendors, Kona Ice, the Chocolate Kettle, the Brew Crue, bounce houses, water slides, foam machine, face painting, wrestling show by American Pride Championship Wrestling, and a MAGNIFICENT FIREWORKS SHOW, courtesy ...Read More »
Reno’s Summer Celebration & Hamburger Cook-off
June 26, Noon until Dark
Reno Kiwanis Park
Live music by Mix Society, local vendors, Kona Ice, the Chocolate Kettle, the Brew Crue, bounce houses, water slides, foam machine, face painting, wrestling show by American Pride Championship Wrestling, and a MAGNIFICENT FIREWORKS SHOW, courtesy of Reno Fireworks!
The hamburger cook-off will benefit the Reno Volunteer Fire Department. The burgers will be sold to the public for $10 while they last and comes with chips and a drink.
Begins at noon
Vendors, bounce houses, water slides
4:00-6:00 pm: American Pride Championship Wrestling
5:00 pm: Hamburger Contest Judging
5:30 pm: Hamburger Contest Winners Announced
6:00 pm: Burgers go on sale to the public
5:00-8:00 pm: Face Painting by Siren Soul & more
6:00 pm-9:00 pm: Live music by Mix Society
Reno Kiwanis Park, 6800 Pine Mill Road
Reno Kiwanis Park, 450 Anderson Road
Canaanland Church of God, 7055 Lamar Road
Adopt a pet today- give a dog or cat a forever home! Head over to the Paris Animal Shelter or look for the Lamar County Humane Association in front of Petco on Saturdays. And if you have a pet, have them spayed or neutered.
The season for the Paris Farmers Market is again opened Saturdays through October from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. There’s always a whole house of vendors selling items such as fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, coffee, loaves of bread and pastries, jams, pasta, pickles, soaps, artisan items, and so much more.
Paris Farmers & Artisan Market is a Texas Department of Agriculture Certified Farmers Market and Go Texas Member. It is in historic downtown at the Market Square 400 S.W. 1st Street. Vendors interested in selling produce or original art can visit the city of Paris website, www.paristexas.gov for more information, or call 903-784-9293.
Are you looking for something to do this summer? Join us at camp! You will have fun, make memories, and create lifelong friendships, but above all, you will make a difference in girls’ lives! You must be 18 years old. Looking for nurses, counselors, lifeguards, and unit leaders, you must be 21 years old. Positions in Palestine, Paris, & Denison. Email email@example.com for an application and more details.
The twelfth annual Honey Grove Fireworks Show is Saturday (Jun 26) at the Honey Grove Elementary School. Bring your family with your lawn chair, and picnic spreads starting at 6:30. Live music by Michael O’Neil and food vendors will be available. Then once the sun sets, it’s the biggest firework show in northeast Texas. Celebrate America’s Birthday in Honey Grove at the Elementary School. For more information, search Honey Grove Fireworks on Facebook.
Community Independence Day Parade is July 3, at 10:00 am with the same traditional route. Line up at the courthouse parking lot and exit parking lot south to Bonham, turn right on Bohnam, turn left on 3rd, turn left on Grand, go to 12th St., turn left, turn left on Lamar and go back to the courthouse. Route tweaked due to square modifications to ensure floats can make the turns.
There is no entry fee. Contact Robert Black for details (903) 905-0679.
The Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra will return to Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs on July 3 for its traditional Independence Day Concert. The program will feature Music of the Masters, patriotic martial, and spiritually based music. The program, conducted by Dr. Doug Bakenhus, will be followed by one of the largest fireworks shows in East Texas. Christus Mother Frances Sulphur Springs, Alliance Bank, and Grocery Supply Enterprises underwrite the program.