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US Passport Fairs Scheduled for Paris, Greenville July 28

    The U.S. Postal Service will be holding multiple passport fairs Saturday, July 28 at locations in Northeast Texas.  The fairs will be held  at Paris Post office at 500 Clarksville from 11am – 3pm, and at the downtown Greenville Post Office at 2600 Wesley Street from 8:30 – ...

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (Jul 19)

  Wednesday morning, Paris Police worked an identity theft in the 5100-block of SE Loop 286. Reportedly an unknown suspect had used the identifying information of another to conduct a financial transaction. The investigation is ongoing. Officer worked a burglary in the 800-block of W. Cherry. An unknown suspect had ...

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Teen Jailed In Titus County On Drug Charges

    Titus County arrested 19-year-old Austin Lane Sawyer for possession of more than one but less than four grams of a Penalty Group 1 Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond was set at $10,000.

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NE Texas Crimestoppers Treasurer Jailed For Theft

    More information has been released about the Tuesday arrest by Mt Pleasant Police of 63-year-old Charles Sawyer on a charge of theft of more than $30,000 but less than $150,000. KLTV-Tyler is reporting that Sawyer is accused of stealing $34,000 from Northeast Texas Crimestoppers, where he was the ...

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New Trial For Man Who Shot East Texas Trooper In Face

    The Sixth Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Mineola man accused of shooting a state trooper in the face. The court ruled that 53-year-old Timothy Charles Parmer had ineffective counsel at his trial and the judge committed reversible error. He has been transferred from ...

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Jul
21
Sat
Paris Balloon & Music Festival
Jul 21 – Jul 22 all-day

2018 Paris Balloon & Music Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday (Jul 21-22) at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. There will be balloon glows, tethered balloon rides, Live Music, Monster Truck Rides, a Kid’s Fun Zone, Food trucks, marketplace vendors and drawings and giveaways! Gates open at 5:00 pm and admission is only five dollars.

Tour de Paris
Jul 21 all-day

The 34th Annual Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally is Saturday (Jul 21) starting at the Love Civic Center.

US 82 Farmer Market
Jul 21 all-day

We host a free farmers market at our tree farm in our off-season. It gives local farmers and makers an opportunity to sell their goods to the community. It is between Detroit and Clarksville. There is no charge for vendors or shoppers. It’s the third Saturday of each month during the warmer months.

Jul
22
Sun
Paris Balloon & Music Festival
Jul 22 – Jul 23 all-day

2018 Paris Balloon & Music Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday (Jul 21-22) at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. There will be balloon glows, tethered balloon rides, Live Music, Monster Truck Rides, a Kid’s Fun Zone, Food trucks, marketplace vendors and drawings and giveaways! Gates open at 5:00 pm and admission is only five dollars.

Hell Of Northeast Texas
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Hell of Northeast Texas” Gravel Grind bike ride is Sunday (Jul 22) from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm. It is up to a 100-mile race. It starts and finishes at the Love Civic Center. There is a lunch at the center after the ride. See more at paristexas.com.

Jul
26
Thu
Diabetes Support Group – Winnsboro
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Jul
28
Sat
Gospel-Country Concert
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Upshur County Unity Gospel-Country Concert is Saturday (Jul 28) from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. It is at the East Texas Yamboree Exhibit building in Gilmer. The admission is free, and there are door prizes. Barbwire Halo Cowboy Church, Mt Gilead Baptist Church Association Choir, Church of Power worship Team and Kelly Moore Ministries Band are performing.

Aug
2
Thu
Delta Waterfowl Banquet
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Early Teal season is just days away and to kick off the hunting season right, the Brandon Bell for Lamar County Judge Delta Waterfowl Banquet is Thursday (Aug 2) at Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30 pm and dinner starts at 7:00. It is an excellent time for the entire family with live and silent auctions, and door prizes. Tickets are available at deltawaterfowl.com, or you can call Bryan Glass at 903-517-5889.

Aug
18
Sat
US 82 Farmer Market
Aug 18 all-day

We host a free farmers market at our tree farm in our off-season. It gives local farmers and makers an opportunity to sell their goods to the community. It is between Detroit and Clarksville. There is no charge for vendors or shoppers. It’s the third Saturday of each month during the warmer months.