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The Paris Community Independence Day Parade will be held Saturday July 3rd, with the start of the parade at the Lamar County Courthouse at 10am. The parade route has been slightly altered to all for easier turns for some floats.Read More »
Austin Lee Loyd Paris Police located Austin Lee Loyd, 29, of Paris, in the 1300-block of Clarksville Wednesday night. Loyd had outstanding warrants for his arrest. During the arrest, Loyd had possession of methamphetamine, and officers additionally charged him with possession of a controlled substance of less than one gram. ...Read More »
A police officer was shot in Honey Grove late Tuesday night when police and deputies responded to a domestic violence call. Honey Grove Police say a man met them armed with a rifle that fired on the officers and shot one Honey Grove Policeman in the leg. They flew him ...Read More »
Vice President Kamala Harris Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday met with 16 Texas democratic lawmakers. The same group walked out at the end of the legislative session to prevent a final vote on a GOP-backed voting bill. Senate Bill-7 would have restricted voting ...Read More »
Texans eligible to own a gun will be able to carry one without a license or training, beginning September 1. Governor Abbott signed the Constitutional Carry Law Wednesday. The law contains an amendment enhancing the criminal penalties for felons and family violence offenders caught carrying.Read More »
Friday Night is Movies in the Park at Reno Kiwanis Park! Bring your lawn chairs and be entertained with Movies in the Park. The show starts at Dark.
Friday (Jun 11) – Trolls World Tour
Friday (Jun 18) – Guardians of the Galaxy
Reno’s Summer Celebration and Hamburger Cook-off are Saturday, Jun 26, at Reno Kiwanis Park. They are looking for Hamburger Cooking Teams. We provide the meat, and proceeds from the cook-off will benefit Reno Volunteer Fire Department. Applications for a team to participate in the cook-off are available at Reno City Hall, 160 Blackburn in Reno, or on the city’s website at renotexas.us. For more information, call 903-785-6581.
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 Red River County Genealogical Society’s monthly meetings resume on Monday, July 12 at 7:00 pm at the Red River County Chamber of Commerce meeting room. It will be the first meeting since early 2020, so all members and interested persons are encouraged to start making plans now to attend.
The speaker is Bill Covington, and his subject is “A Dark and Bloody Ground – Daniel Boone and Kentucky during the American Revolution.”
The Annual Tour de Paris Bike Rally is happening Saturday, July 17, at 8:00 am. On Friday, July 16 at 5:00 pm, $5 Spaghetti Dinner and registration at Love Civic Center, 2025 S. Collegiate. Event day Registration and a $5 Pancake Breakfast from 6:00 am until 7:45 am. Rides start at 8:00 am for all routes 20,35, 57, 68, and 80-mile ride around Historic Downtown Paris, and through scenic rural areas, and a 14 or 24-mile ride on the trail. Free hamburger and fruit smoothie after the ride. To learn more or to register, go to www.tourdeparis.com.
Saturday, July 24, it’s the First Annual Liberty Syndicate Fun Run. It starts at Paris Harley-Davidson at 8:00 am. Join us to support Powderly Volunteer Fire Department. We’ll have multiple events, live music, and food vendors after the run, lunch included in the price at the first stop, breakfast burritos, and coffee available before the run. Registration is $30.00 for a rider and $35.00 if you have a passenger.
As a part of the day, there will be a Powderly VFD Hamburger Supper with Silent Auction Saturday, July 24, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm at the Powderly VFD Fire Station. They will host a hamburger supper with a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Powderly VFD. This event is also in conjunction with Liberty Syndicate First Annual Fun Run Fundraiser to help benefit our department. The meal will include hamburger, chips, drink, and desert
The Deport Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraising meal and auction on Saturday, June 12, at 6:00 pm at the Deport School Cafeteria. The meal will be hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, dessert and water or tea. The fundraiser will auction a wide variety of items to the highest bidder. It is the first fundraiser in some time, and we hope that citizens will come to join us for the evening. For further information, contact Nanalee Nichols at 903-905-3884.