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COVID Behavior Risk Chart

A new chart shows things we do every day, and the risk attached during this pandemic. Texas Medical Association physicians assigned a risk of 1 (least risk) to 10 (riskiest). Dr. Mark Casanova of the Dallas County Medical Society says low-risk activities include opening the mail, ordering restaurant takeout, and ...

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Lamar County COVID 19 Update 07.06.20

Lamar County received notification late Monday afternoon of five new COVID-19 cases. The patients are a 21-year-old female, a 29-year-old female, a 41-year-old female, a 71-year-old female, and a 71-year-old male. There are 13 COVID-19 related deaths with nine associated with Paris Healthcare Center, one with Stillhouse, and three are ...

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COVID-19 Latest Count Monday (Jul 06) 5:00 PM

Monday, Jul 6,  – 5:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 11,674,028 538,818 6,400,902 4,565,650 The U.S. 3,019,174 132,784 1,307,621 1,578,769 Texas 203,499 2,683 103,782 110,096 Saturday, Jun 20 – 12:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 8,832,385 464,227 4,457,584 3,744,962 The U.S. 2,312,305 121,619 957,204 1,233,482 Texas ...

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Three Killed At Marshall

At 4:26 Sunday, there was a two-vehicle fatal crash on US-59, approximately two miles south of Marshall in Harrison County. The driver of a 20116 Ford Expedition, Felecia Sarah-Rach Jefferies, 20, of Marshall, was in the cross over facing east between US-59’s north and southbound lanes in an attempt to ...

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Activation Of Traffic Lights In Paris

Signal Lights Will Soon Be Active On Loop 286 in Paris Today, PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials announced that traffic signal lights recently installed at the intersection of Loop 286 and State Highway 19 in Paris, will soon be active. Contractor WG Engineering & Construction LLC, installed signal ...

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Jun
9
Tue
Enroll For USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
Jun 9 – Aug 28 all-day

Our nation has faced unprecedented challenges due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the agriculture industry is no exception. USDA Farm Service Agency, reminding farmers and ranchers that FSA is now accepting applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This program provides vital financial assistance to producers to offset impacts off COVID-19.

Specific crops and livestock, along with wool and dairy, are eligible for CFAP. Our website, farmers.gov/cfap, is your one-stop-shop for available commodities, payment rates, eligibility criteria, and application forms. You’ll also find a payment calculator that assists you with completing your application.

We accept applications for CFAP through Aug. 28, and if you have CFAP questions, customers can call the CFAP call center at 887-508-8364, or by contacting your local FSA county office. In Lamar County, it is at 201 N. Collegiate Dr., Ste. 500, Paris.

Jul
7
Tue
Titus County Early Voting
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Early voting in Titus County is underway until Monday through Friday until Friday (Jul 10) from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The Election Office at 110 S. Madison is closed Friday (Jul 3) for the holiday weekend. Election Day is Tuesday (Jul 14).

Republicans in Precinct 1 have a runoff election for Commissioner between Jeff Parchman vs. Denise Reichert.

Democrats in Pct 1, 2, 3, and 4 have two runoff elections, one for Senator and the other for Railroad Commissioner.

Jul
8
Wed
Titus County Early Voting
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Early voting in Titus County is underway until Monday through Friday until Friday (Jul 10) from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The Election Office at 110 S. Madison is closed Friday (Jul 3) for the holiday weekend. Election Day is Tuesday (Jul 14).

Republicans in Precinct 1 have a runoff election for Commissioner between Jeff Parchman vs. Denise Reichert.

Democrats in Pct 1, 2, 3, and 4 have two runoff elections, one for Senator and the other for Railroad Commissioner.

Jul
9
Thu
Titus County Early Voting
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Early voting in Titus County is underway until Monday through Friday until Friday (Jul 10) from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The Election Office at 110 S. Madison is closed Friday (Jul 3) for the holiday weekend. Election Day is Tuesday (Jul 14).

Republicans in Precinct 1 have a runoff election for Commissioner between Jeff Parchman vs. Denise Reichert.

Democrats in Pct 1, 2, 3, and 4 have two runoff elections, one for Senator and the other for Railroad Commissioner.

Jul
10
Fri
Titus County Early Voting
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Early voting in Titus County is underway until Monday through Friday until Friday (Jul 10) from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. The Election Office at 110 S. Madison is closed Friday (Jul 3) for the holiday weekend. Election Day is Tuesday (Jul 14).

Republicans in Precinct 1 have a runoff election for Commissioner between Jeff Parchman vs. Denise Reichert.

Democrats in Pct 1, 2, 3, and 4 have two runoff elections, one for Senator and the other for Railroad Commissioner.

Jul
11
Sat
Cookville VFD Fundraiser
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Cookville Volunteer Fire Department rescheduled their 30th Annual Fundraiser to start at noon Saturday, July 11. With the safety of Cookville neighbors in mind, there is the observation of social distancing and other health safety practices. Elderly and infirm neighbors who are at risk of attending are encouraged to phone the fire station at (903) 572-1391, and members will attempt to deliver all meals requested.

The fire department members will serve free wood-smoked beef brisket and pork butt, beans, potato salad, bread, and desserts.

There will be a live and silent auction all day, a bounce house, and other entertainment for the kids. The Carter Blood Care bus will be on-site for interested donors.

Everyone is welcome at no cost. However, we appreciate your donations.

814 CR 4045, Cookville

Jul
12
Sun
Serve On The FSA Committee
Jul 12 all-day

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency seeks farmers and ranchers to serve on the local F-S-A county committee. This is F-S-A administrator Richard Fordyce letting you know that now is the time to submit your nomination for the 2020 county committee election.

From June 15 through August 1, you can nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice for your local F-S-A county committee. Almost anyone of legal voting age participating or cooperating in F-S-A’s programs can be nominated.

There’s an increasing need for representation from underserved producers, so I especially encourage beginning, women and other minority farmers and ranchers to get involved.

Download a nomination form today at F-S-A dot u-s-d-a dot g-o-v forward-slash elections (fsa.usda.gov/elections) or request one from your local office. Remember, forms must be postmarked or delivered back to the county office by the August 1 deadline. Voting takes place this fall.

Make a difference in your county and lead your F-S-A.

 

 

Jul
15
Wed
Jarvis Christian College Meal Service
Jul 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Jul
16
Thu
Loop 286 Virtual Meeting
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Virtual Public Meeting for Loop 286 Improvements Set on July 16

PARIS – The Texas Department of Transportation will host an online virtual public meeting at 5:00 pm July 16, gathering public input on proposed improvements for Loop 286 around Paris in Lamar County.

A pre-recorded audio and video presentation will cover several improvements proposed for Loop 286 designed to reduce crashes by nearly 50 percent and address other roadway concerns. After the online exhibition, residents can provide comments and input to help TxDOT improve this vital roadway.

The pre-recorded presentation will explain the proposed improvements and includes maps of the project location and design. An interactive online survey will be available for the public to provide comments and feedback. The presentation will remain available online through the comment period deadline of July 31, TxDOT officials said.

To view the pre-recorded presentation, go to www.Loop286.com.

Comments can also be written and mailed to Duane Good P.E., TxDOT Paris District Office, 1365 N. Main Street, Paris, TX 75460. You may also send comments via email to Duane.Good@txdot.gov.

Individual communication or accommodation needs for the virtual meeting, such as the need for an interpreter, can be arranged by contacting the district office at (903) 737-9300 by July 13, 2020.

TxDOT’s Paris District includes Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hunt, Hopkins, Lamar, Rains, and Red River counties.

For more information, contact Tim.McAlavy@txdot.gov or (903) 737-9213.

Jul
19
Sun
Serve On The FSA Committee
Jul 19 all-day

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency seeks farmers and ranchers to serve on the local F-S-A county committee. This is F-S-A administrator Richard Fordyce letting you know that now is the time to submit your nomination for the 2020 county committee election.

From June 15 through August 1, you can nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice for your local F-S-A county committee. Almost anyone of legal voting age participating or cooperating in F-S-A’s programs can be nominated.

There’s an increasing need for representation from underserved producers, so I especially encourage beginning, women and other minority farmers and ranchers to get involved.

Download a nomination form today at F-S-A dot u-s-d-a dot g-o-v forward-slash elections (fsa.usda.gov/elections) or request one from your local office. Remember, forms must be postmarked or delivered back to the county office by the August 1 deadline. Voting takes place this fall.

Make a difference in your county and lead your F-S-A.