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Ricky Hayes Addresses Joint Meeting Regarding PEDC Report
Last night at the joint meeting of the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation , Ricky Hayes , owner of Retail Attractions, addressed the members concerning the audit and investigation done by Defenbaugh and Associates. Retail Attractions is an economic development consulting firm that was hired by the PEDC.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Driver arrested in Paris hit and run accident
Police say just before 1 A.M. Saturday, 28 year old Stephen Norman rear-ended a vehicle, at the intersection of Lamar Avenue and 8th Street, then struck a utility pole and took off. Less than an hour later, police arrested Norman after they saw him drive into a parking lot in the 3800 block of Lamar Avenue.
Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making ready-to-wear
The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has rejected a defense motion to bar testimony about fingerprint analysis at James Holmes' trial on murder and attempted murder charges. A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways
The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation regarding the nation's highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the nation's highway system.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night
Enjoy a rare treat as one of the best Irish folksingers performs live here in Paris at the Listening Room at That Guy's Coffee this Saturday night. Tickets are only $15 and are available by clicking on the poster above.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Texoma man arrested on warrants in Paris by U.S. Marshals
Authorities say, 48 year old Christopher Anderson was arrested at the Evening Side Apartments on Bonham Street Wednesday, by U.S. Marshals with the help of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office and Paris Police. Anderson was wanted on a $1.5M bond for manufacturing or delivery of controlled substance under 200 grams out of Bryan County.
Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?
Since late last year, concerns over the Paris Economic Development Corporation have been simmering in the town. Now they're coming to a slow boil.
Paris, Texas - 9th Most Dangerous City in Texas?
According to a report released by Home Security Shield and based on the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report, Paris was found to be the ninth most dangerous city in the state of Texas. Weslaco was the most dangerous city, followed by Texarkana, Lufkin, Edinburg, San Antonio, Lubbock, Houston, Beaumont, and then Paris.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
PRMC releases statement on new partnership with Clarksville hospital
After being selected by the Red River County Hospital Authority Board, Paris Regional Medical Center released a statement regarding the board's decision. "We are very pleased that last night the Red River County Hospital Authority Board elected to proceed with exclusive negotiations with Paris Regional Medical Center to operate the Clarksville hospital into the future.
Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem
Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a silent auction in conjunction with the 6 'd Community Art Project. The daguerreotype -style painting is approximately 5'x5' on linen canvas depicting a horse and rider.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Washington Square News
Amazon offers free TV shows, gives viewers a voice
Amazon released five new pilots - three comedies and two dramas - to Amazon Instant Video, their video-streaming service, last week. The catch? Only one series will be developed into a full season, and viewers are asked to vote on which show they believe deserves the series order.
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French women bid topless sunbathing 'adieu'
In this Aug. 5, 2014 photo, tourists and Parisians take advantage of the Paris Plage event, an artificial beach set up on the right bank of the Seine river in Paris, with palm trees, outdoor showers and hammocks.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Methamphetamine: The Facts
Two people were arrested in Paris last week for possession of Methamphetamine. If you follow the arrests reports, you know that is not uncommon here in Paris.
County Treasurer's Opponent Melanie Clifford tries on the Red Hat
With an uncontested Republican Primary Election, Melanie Clifford is running for election in the County Treasurer's Race. But unlike the ten uncontested races for local seats, Melanie is running in one of the four contested races against the incumbent Shirley Fults on the Democratic ticket.
Three Bedroom Home in Paris
Spacious home close to everything! New master bath shower & guest bath. Updated home, two living areas, living room is wired for surround sound, New gas cooktop, recent interior door and hardware.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
North Texas e-News
First United Methodist Church of Bonham to celebrate 170th anniversary
On Sunday, September 14, First United Methodist Church of Bonham will celebrate its 170th anniversary. In 1844, only one year after Bonham was designated as the county seat of Fannin County, The First Methodist Church held its first meeting in a log cabin one block east of the town square.
County Treasurer Shirley Fults tries on the Red Hat
With an uncontested Democratic Primary Election, Shirley Fults is running for re-election in the County Treasurer's Race. But unlike the ten uncontested races for local seats, Shirley is running in one of the four contested races against Melanie Clifford on the Republican ticket.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Paris PD Arrest Two with Possession of Methamphetamine
Cassidy Lynn Lahman , 30, and Jonathan Wayne Adkinson , 26, both of Paris, were arrested at about 12:00 P.M. on September 4, 2014 in the 500 block of Bonham St. An off duty police officer was in the area and observed what he believed to be subjects involved in narcotic activity. Officers reported that both were found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
19th Annual Veterans Reunion in Paris
The event is open to the public, but veterans from across Texoma and their families are encouraged to attend. Highlights include a BBQ lunch, a candlelight memorial, displays and more.
Gary VanDeaver speaks in Paris
VanDeaver unseated current State House Rep. George Lavender in the March primary election, and is unopposed in November. This is his first time in politics, he recently retired from New Boston ISD.