Paris Police Report For Wednesday (May 31)
Last Tuesday morning at 10:42, two Paris officers arrived in the 300-block of NW 19th about an assault. A male was walking from the scene, and Paris EMS treated a female. The male, bleeding from a minor laceration on his elbow, stated nothing had happened. The female, with redness on her neck and chest area, said that the male, her boyfriend, had choked her during a verbal argument. Officers arrested Billy Don Storm, 61, of Paris, for assaulting Family-Household Member and Impeding Breath-Circulation.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol issues silver alert
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Wednesday morning at approximately 10:18 a.m., Oklahoma Highway Patrol issued an at-risk Silver Alert. The alert was activated for 82-year-old Donald Hamm by OHP on behalf of the McCurtain County Sheriff's Office. Hamm was last seen near Beargrass Trail in Ringold, Oklahoma on Wednesday at...
WWII veteran James Hamill celebrates 100 years
HUGO, Okla. (KTEN) — World War II veteran, James Hamill, hit a milestone on Tuesday, as his friends and family met to celebrate this war hero's 100th birthday. "I'm 100 here today," said Hamill. "I am a World War II veteran." In 1942, 19 year old Hamill enlisted in...
Paris Police Report For Tuesday (May 30)
Last Friday at 1:00 pm, a Paris Patrolman conducted a traffic stop on a red Mustang in the 3800 block of Lamar Avenue for a seat belt violation. He arrested passenger Tiffany Louise Cox, 29, of Blossom, with an Online Impersonation Name-Person Felony Warrant, out of the Red River County Sheriff’s Office and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Texas DPS dedicates tactical marine vessel in honor of fallen Paris Trooper
DELTA COUNTY, Texas (KXII) - A Texas Department of Public Safety boat was dedicated at Cooper Lake Tuesday morning to honor a fallen state trooper. The tactical marine vessel now bears the name of Trooper Jeffrey Nichols - who died in the line of duty in 2016. The boat will...
Lamar County Commissioners Budget Workshop
The Lamar County Commissioners Court will hold budget hearings this Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. Hearings will continue at 9:00 am on Wednesday and 9:30 on Thursday. In addition, representatives from local government offices and non-profits will appear before the commissioners to present their funding requests.
After four sessions, ‘dead suspect loophole’ closer than ever to ending
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Four years had passed since Robert and Kathy Dyer lost their 18-year-old son, Graham. I sat with the couple in the kitchen of their home outside of Paris, Texas, in late 2017. It was just months since they shared their story with state lawmakers in support...
Rent a Cabin at this Beautiful Elephant Sanctuary, Two Hours from Tyler, TX
I came across this place and had to share with you guys, something for every family in Tyler, TX to try out. Did you know that there is an elephant sanctuary in Hugo, OK that you can spend the night at? And, yup, then eat breakfast with the elephants. Wait...
Paris Police Report For Friday (May 26)
Thursday afternoon at 4:27, officers and Texas Rangers responded to the 2800 block of Stillhouse Rd. where they arrested Danny Crossland on warrants out of Louisiana. Louisiana wanted Crossland for Computer-Aided Solicitation of a Minor and Indecent Behavior with Juveniles. Both charges are Felonies. Crossland was booked and placed in jail.
Paris Public Library Hosting Huge Party
To celebrate the local reading community, the Paris Public Library will host a massive party on Saturday, June 3, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Events include “Touch-A-Truck” with city vehicles, live music, balloon twisters, face painters, popcorn, and food trucks, and their rock star therapy dogs will be ready for hugs and play.
Information from the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus
Ken Haley, right, English Instructor at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus, gives some personal instruction to student Mario Veloz of Sulphur Springs during the final days of the semester. Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the...
2nd Annual CitySquare ‘Swing for Success’ Virtual Golf Event Saturday, June 3
A family-friendly evening is set for ‘The Range at the Ridge’ at Pine Ridge Golf Course, Saturday, June 3, to benefit CitySquare Paris. The evening will feature Burgerland burgers and fries and snow cones from Tropical Sno. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. Golfers will virtually play TopTracer Kiawah Island Golf Resort Course, Charleston, South Carolina. A live auction will take place between the first and second flights with several wonderful prizes. A bounce house and DJ Wyatt Bowden will keep the party going for all ages.
Choctaw County Jailer Loses Home To Fire
Fire destroyed the home of Choctaw County Jailer Melanie Priddy Saturday. Sheriff Terry Park said they had set up a Go-Fund-Me account to help the family. A link is on our website.
Paris Police Report For Thursday (May 25)
At 10:31 Wednesday night, an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 1500 block of Lamar Avenue. A passenger, Aimee Foster, was observed possessing medication not in its original prescription container. Through interviewing Foster and researching the type of medication she had, officers established that the medication was a prescription drug and that Foster had not been prescribed the medication by a physician. As a result, they arrested Foster for Possession of a Dangerous Drug and booked her into the Lamar County Jail.
Alleged catalytic converter thief caught red-handed
CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A woman was arrested in Choctaw County after deputies said they caught her stealing a catalytic converter. Sheriff Terry Park said deputies and Hugo Police were looking for a man to serve a protective order, when they ran across Adara Lindamood cutting the catalytic converter from someone else’s vehicle.
Cle Ola Kos
Funeral services for Cle Ola Kos, of Hugo, Okla., were held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel. Cle Ola passed away May 17, 2023, at the age of 63. Cle Ola Kos went to her heavenly home, surrounded by her loving family,...
Detention officer’s home destroyed in fire
CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - The home of a Choctaw County Jailer was completely destroyed by a fire Saturday. Sheriff Terry Park said Melanie Priddy is a detention officer at the jail, and that her home in Grant is a total loss. Park’s said a GoFundMe account has been set...
Impaired driver collides with cow in Hugo, OHP says
HUGO, Okla. (KXII) - An Antlers man, who troopers said was speeding and driving impaired, was injured after hitting a cow on the highway early Monday morning. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Edwin R. Couch, 52, was traveling northbound on US-271, approximately 9/10ths of a mile from US-70, when he hit the bovine - sending it flying approximately 250 feet.
Patricia Jim (Hillhouse) Fry
Patty was born in Hugo, Okla., and began her adventures in life at an early age living in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, with her parents. She attended primary school in Venezuela as well as Ada, Okla. She graduated high school from Gulf Park in Gulf Port, Miss., and attended College at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a major in Music Education and minor in Speech and Theater. She was an amazing wife, mother and career teacher of music K-12. She taught in many rural schools in Oklahoma to include Soper, Fort Towson and Fletcher, before settling in Moore, Okla., after the death of her husband. She remained as a teacher with Moore Public Schools until retirement. She continued to mentor children of all ages in the Moore area in music until her second retirement at age 80.
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