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Front Door Delivery Coming To Area

Instacart Launches Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service in Mt Vernon Over 23K Mt Vernon households can now have groceries delivered in as little as one hour. Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the fast-growing retail delivery service whose shoppers hand picks and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that it is expanding into ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Sep 24)

Lonnie Bassett Paris Police arrested Lonnie Bassett, 51, of Paris, last Friday after responding to a disturbance in the 400-block of Graham. Reportedly Bassett had entered the property demanding to speak with a person that no longer lived at that location. Bassett became agitated and produced a small hatchet and ...

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East Texas Murder Conviction

An East Texas man has been convicted of murdering a Gladewater man after an altercation at a Longview bar.  A Gregg County court sentenced 38-year-old Kyron Delyn Adams to 75 years in prison for the fatal shooting of Thomas Lynn Harper, Jr.

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New Green Card Regulations Proposed

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove they will not be a burden — or “public charge” — ...

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State Fair Of Texas Announces New Foods

If you love Fair food, then you’re in luck! Fair concessionaires are serious about providing you with great-tasting, unique foods each year. That’s why the State Fair of Texas is proud to announce their newest creations! Fairgoers have the chance to taste the finalists and winners of the 2018 Big ...

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Fannin County Mother And Son Indicted

A Fannin County mother and son have been indicted for insurance fraud, by allegedly scamming the City of Bonham’s health insurer. Kathy Ball was human resource director for Bonham for 30 years and her son Rickey was a part-time clerical worker. Officials say they were receiving payouts for medical treatment ...

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PJC Announces Dr. Robert Houston As 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

Robert “Bob” Houston, Ed.D., has been selected as the 2018 Paris Junior College Distinguished Alumnus. “Dr. Houston has been recognized as an innovator and pioneer in the field of education during a prestigious career at the University of Houston’s College of Education and we are honored to celebrate his accomplishments,” ...

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Ark-Tex Council Of Government

Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board of Directors Meeting September 27, 2018 The Board of Directors of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) will meet at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the Morris County Courthouse Annex, 600 Broadnax, Daingerfield, Texas, hosted by the Honorable Lynda Munkres, Judge, Morris County. ...

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Flash Flood Watch Extended

There is a Flash Flood Watch until Sunday morning The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect through Sunday morning for portions of Southwest Arkansas, Southeast Oklahoma, and Northeast Texas, including the following areas: Southwest Arkansas- Hempstead, Howard, Little River, Nevada, and Sevier Southeast Oklahoma – McCurtain Northeast Texas- Bowie, ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report – Paris – Atlanta

  Weekly Roadwork Report TxDOT Paris District For Sept. 24, 2018 Paris — These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

  Four Tennessee men were arrested in Hopkins County following a high speed chase that began in Saltillo and ended on Hwy 19N. They were identified as:   Thirty year-old  Lorenzo Brown, was arrested in Hopkins County for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Evading Arrest with a ...

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Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization

  The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) Pre-Conditioned Calf and Yearling Sale held at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Wednesday attracted a full house of buyers, sellers and visitors, and sold 6,595 head of quality cattle. David Fowler, Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission co-owner and NETBIO board member, said, “It ...

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Special Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting Tuesday 09.25-18

        The special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street.  The following items will be discussed:   Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, ...

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Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Sneaky Snake On Aug. 18, Presidio County game wardens used a rubber grey-banded king snake decoy to sack a couple of subjects violating reptile and amphibian hunting regulations. After dark, the wardens deployed the fake ...

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AT&T Expands High-Speed Internet

AT&T Expands Access to High-Speed Internet in East Texas and other Rural and Unserved Areas of Texas AT&T is Now Offering Fixed Wireless Internet Service to Rural Portions of 18 States, Including Parts of 101 Counties Across Texas Sept. 20, 2018 – AT&T* Fixed Wireless Internet¹ for rural and unserved ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Sep 21)

Joshua Ray Temple Paris Police observed a vehicle in the 1100-block of Lamar Ave displaying an expired registration and traveling at a high rate of speed. When the officer attempted to pull them over, the vehicle sped away. After a few blocks, they pulled into a parking lot in the ...

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UPDATE Fatal Lamar County Crash

Shortly after 6 this morning State Troopers and local emergency personnel were called to a major crash  on US 271 in Lamar county.  Preliminary investigative reports indicate that a vehicle pulled out of the Beaver Creek subdivision onto  Hwy 271 and was rear ended, causing it to overturn onto its ...

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