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Paris man arrested for trying to push girlfriend into traffic
PARIS, Texas (KXII) - A Paris man was arrested for assault after police said he tried to push his girlfriend into traffic. According to the Paris Police Department, Juan Franco, 19, hit his live in girlfriend several times before he tried to push her in front of a moving vehicle on Clarksville Street.
How personal income has changed in Lamar County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Lamar County, Texas and how it compares to state and national levels.
Paris Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison
Lamar County’s court sentenced 57-year-old George Young of Paris to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to Aggravated Robbery. Court documents say he held up an antique store at gunpoint and made off with $70. He then used the money to pay off a fine at the courthouse. Detectives later arrested him at his home. Young had previous convictions over the last 40 years for car theft, aggravated robbery, escape, arson, and burglary.
Paris Real Estate Investment Firm Expects Surging Demand For Affordable Housing
In response to the ongoing challenges of housing affordability, 29-year- old entrepreneur Zachary Bergenholtz has launched Invest Lamar, LLC., a City of Paris-based real estate investment firm focused on land development and new rental housing communities and apartments. Backed by an initial investment exceeding $6 million from Bergenholtz and private...
VFW Honors Paris ISD Teacher, Student
Submitted by Richard McIntire, VFW Post 3990 in Paris, TX. On 17 February, VFW District 12 had its quarterly meeting in Sulphur Springs. Region 12 has 11 posts across East Texas. Each year, the VFW gives a Teacher of the Year award to a teacher who has demonstrated patriotism to this country by participating in civic events and programs.
Sawyer, OK: life on the banks of the Kiamichi River
The town of Sawyer, Oklahoma is in Choctaw County, but started out as part of Kiamitia County, one of the counties that made up the Apukshunnubbee District of the Choctaw Nation.
Paris Police Report For Monday, February 19
Friday, officers arrested Christopher Michael Gauchat, 40, in Bonham, on an outstanding warrant for Theft over $2,500.00 but less than $30,000. Authorities wanted Gauchat on an incident on February 9, after he entered a local antique store in the 4300 block of Lamar Avenue and purchased several antique toys. He intentionally paid for the items with a check on a closed account. He committed a similar crime in the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Jurisdiction. Gauchat also gave a false ID number during the purchase. Investigating officers learned he had been writing stolen checks at various businesses in the Northeast Texas area. They also arrested him for Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying information and placed him in the Lamar County Jail after being arraigned in Fannin County.
ikin Kindergarten Teacher transforms classroom into a Heart Hospital
Aikin Elementary Kindergarten teacher, Michelle Wall, has been engaging her students in a creative and interactive learning experience. Aikin Elementary Kindergarten teacher, Michelle Wall, has been engaging her students in a creative and interactive learning experience by transforming her classroom into the Heart Hospital. Mrs. Wall set up fun learning stations where students participated in various activities such as number bond surgery for composing and decomposing, sentence repair sessions, and matching CVC words or beginning sounds to mend broken bones and hearts, the students were actively involved in honing their language skills. Additionally, they explored sight words by searching for and writing them in test tubes, provided first aid to ten frames up to 20, and delved into STEM projects by crafting objects out of candy hearts.
Hugo Rotary Club news
Kooney Duncan (center-right) was the guest speaker recently at the Hugo Rotary Club meeting. As CEO of Choctaw Electric Cooperative, he gave the group updates on growth in southeast Oklahoma and how CEC has addressed the challenges and opportunities it brings. He is pictured here (l-r) with CEC Board Member Jackson Ferguson, Club Treasurer Amy White and Rotarian Bruce Akard.
Paris Steak Wars Coming April 4-6
Paris, Texas– Paris Steak Wars, the sizzling annual steak cook-off competition, proudly announces that it has raised over $87,000 for the Boys and Girls Club of Paris in the last three years. This community event, organized by Iron Communities, has become a cherished tradition, bringing together steak enthusiasts, families, and supporters to benefit a noble cause.
Paris Wine Festival set for April 13, 2024
Paris Texas Wine Fest is back. Join your friends for an evening to Sip, Savor and Shop around downtown Paris, on April 13, 2024, 6 – 9 p.m. Paris Texas Wine Fest is back. Join your friends for an evening to Sip, Savor and Shop around downtown Paris, on April 13, 2024, 6 – 9 p.m.
GOP Candidate Forum Tuesday, February 20
The Republican Women of the Red River Valley will host a candidate forum on Tuesday, February 20, at Love Civic Center at 6:00 pm. Candidates for Lamar County offices were on the Republican primary ballot on March 5, and the three candidates in the race for District 1 state representatives will attend.
Local Student Wins Trip to Washington, DC
Clara Carpenter will join more than 150 Texas teens on Youth Tour, June 16-23, 2024. Lamar Electric Cooperative is excited to announce that Clara from Detroit High School will represent the. cooperative in June on this unforgettable trip to Washington, D.C. Carpenter was selected from among a pool of talented...
Paris Police Report For Friday, February 16
A Paris Police Officer assigned the Texas DPS on Thursday at 6:36 pm on a motor vehicle pursuit. The suspect threw an item from his vehicle in the 400 block of E. Hickory St. As the Paris officer approached the tossed item, he observed another vehicle stopped in the area. The officer stopped the driver, Quantravious Kejuanta Gray, 23, who gave a false name because of an outstanding traffic warrant. Gray resisted detention by pushing and struggling with the officer. Backup arrived, and they discovered Gray had Denton County Warrants for Assault by Impeding Breath and a local warrant for Assault against a family member. Officers charged Gray with Evading Arrest or Detention, Failure to ID as a fugitive from justice, and Resisting Arrest.
Panthers beat Maud in Bi-District, 54-39
Panthers beat Maud in Bi-District, 54-39 Image Carson Mathis (34) goes up for a layup during the Panthers' Bi-District playoff game against Maud Monday. Mathis scored a team-high 25 points in the Panthers' 5439 victory. Lukas Belz (24) prepares to run the offense during the Panthers' Bi-District playoff game against Maud Monday. Belz accounted for seven...
DPS names person of interest in case of missing Livingston girl
Lt. Craig Cummings announced that Don Steven McDougal is a person of interest in Cunningham’s disappearance.
Paris Feb 16 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 9 crime cases were reported in Paris, as per the data available. The majority of these cases were of theft, accounting for 6 out of the 9 cases reported. This indicates that theft was the most prevalent crime during the week, constituting approximately 67% of the total crimes. Other crimes such as trespassing and disturbances each accounted for a single case, making up around 11% of the total crimes respectively. There was also one other type of crime reported, which was a traffic violation complaint. The data suggests that the place is grappling with a high incidence of theft, which is a cause for concern. It is crucial for local authorities to step up their efforts in curbing such activities and ensuring the safety of its residents.
Student arrested on murder charges after 2 found dead in a Colorado college dorm
A student was arrested Monday on murder charges over the shootings of two people who were found dead in a dorm room last week at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, police said.
Paris ISD Celebrates CTE Month
CTE is a specialized curriculum designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in well-paying, in-demand careers. Across the nation, school districts recognize February as Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, and Paris ISD is excited to recognize its highly successful CTE program. CTE is a specialized curriculum designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in well-paying, in-demand careers. These programs blend academic learning with practical, hands-on training to prepare students for success in the workforce. By offering a combination of classroom instruction, technical skill development, and opportunities for real-world application, CTE programs empower students to explore various career paths and develop the expertise needed to thrive in their chosen fields. Through internships, apprenticeships, and other work-based learning experiences, students not only acquire valuable skills but also gain insight into the professional world, setting them up for success in college, careers, and beyond.