Paris, TX 70°F Clouds

Articles by Josh Allen

"Kick It Kenzie!" Chicken Spaghetti Lunch Fundraiser Tuesday, March 1st

Please help support McKenzie Reese, a wonderful two-year old child fighting an unfortunate battle with a cancer known as Neuroblastoma. Although common in infancy, with treatment and needed medical care, little Ms. Reese has a definite shot in this battle. Because these treatments and the...

02/26/2016 by Josh Allen
District Clerk Announces Jury Panel Cancellation

District Clerk Announces Jury Panel Cancellation

The jury panel summoned by the 62nd District Court to report on Monday, January 4 , 2016 at 9:00 a.m. has been cancelled, therefore you do not need to appear, according to Lamar County District Clerk Shawntel Golden. If there are any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please call...

12/31/2015 by Josh Allen
Jury Panel Cancellation

Jury Panel Cancellation

The jury panel that has been summoned by the 6th District Court for Wednesday, September 23, has been cancelled, therefore you do not need to appear, according to Lamar County District Clerk Shawntel Golden. If there are any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please call the District...

09/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Authorities Release Names of Trooper, Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting

Authorities Release Names of Trooper, Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting

Authorities have released the names of the Texas DPS State Trooper and the suspect who were involved in an altercation, resulting in shots fired and one dead, on the evening of September 21. Law enforcement agents investigate a shooting that resulted in the death of one man, who was shot after...

09/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 25 indicted in September

Grand jury: 25 indicted in September

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty five individuals in the month of September at the Lamar County Courthouse, according to Lamar County District Clerk Shawntel Golden. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Leroy Briand Baker...

09/15/2015 by Josh Allen
The Results Companies hosting hiring event, free lunch and blood drive today

The Results Companies hosting hiring event, free lunch and blood drive today

The Results Companies is hosting a community and hiring event today at its Paris location, 3052 Clarksville Street, according to a Results Co. spokesperson. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided, as well as a chance to participate in our Community Blood Drive. While you’re here for...

09/11/2015 by Josh Allen
Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

The Results Company, 3052 Clarksville Street, is hosting a ‘Hiring Event’ today, and there’s still time for you to get over there and have the opportunity for a new career. They are now hiring Customer Service Representatives and Technical Support Representatives. There are...

08/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 15 indicted in August

Grand jury: 15 indicted in August

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to fifteen individuals for the month of August at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: David Allen Bradley – Assault w/ Prior Conviction(s) David Frank Dunham –...

08/18/2015 by Josh Allen
Jury panel summoned for tomorrow cancelled

Jury panel summoned for tomorrow cancelled

The jury panel that has been summoned to report for the 6th District Court tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19, at 9:00 a.m. has been cancelled, therefore you do not need to appear, according to Lamar County District Clerk Shawntel Golden. If there are any questions or concerns regarding this...

08/18/2015 by Josh Allen
Man arrested on arson charges after burning mobile home

Man arrested on arson charges after burning mobile home

Earlier this week, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure fire in the 6900 block of State Highway 82 West, where volunteer fire departments from Roxton, Brookston, Tigertown and Hopewell had also been dispatched, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The...

08/06/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty-five individuals for the month of July this week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Tara Acevedo – Burglary of a Building, Possession of Controlled...

07/30/2015 by Josh Allen
PA system stolen from local church

PA system stolen from local church

The Paris Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Grove Street at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, July 24, where it was reported that some unknown person(s) had pried open a back door to the Wayside Church of God in Christ and stole the sound system and two speakers, according to Public...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts), Unlawful Restraint Kenneth Lee Flowers – Public Intoxication Jesus De La Cruz Herrera – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Rena Sue Goss – Failure to Identify (Giving...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Eugene Nicholson, 71, of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

​From L to R: Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson, all of the  Prairiland FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi,...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Beth Ann Dougherty, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, placed 10th in the Texas FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Dougherty participated in the Social Systems Category, Division II. Her project was a survey over “Opinions of...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

The Paris Police Department responded to 242 calls for service and arrested 11 individuals over the weekend. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: LeKersie Jerome Cooper, 23, Failure to Display DL Ray Lee Ethridge, 49, Public Intoxication Rena Sue Goss, 51, Failure to Identify...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen