Lamar County Newswire

Lamar County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lamar County, TX.

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  1. Powderly man accused of owning hundreds of child pornography photosRead the original story

    Friday | EParis Extra

    Jimmy Wayne Carr , 50, was arrested in December by Paris police officers and Lamar County sheriff deputies for possession of child pornography . While he was being arrested, police reports indicate Carr assaulted an officer by punching him or her in the face and later kicking them.

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  2. Joyce Fay Bridgers of Orange, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | EParis Extra

    ... the funeral home. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. She was born September 2 4, 1939, in Lamar County, Paris, Texas to Ray Newton and Essie Hobbs Newton. She married Rev. C.R. "Charley" Bridgers July 3, 1954, in Lamar County. ...

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  3. National Police Week activities announced for Lamar CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | EParis Extra

    Sheriff Scott Cass and Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley announced the National Police Week Memorial Service for Lamar County will be held Friday, May 18, at 6 p.m. at Bywaters Park in downtown Paris. "We are proud to have Sergeant Bryan Shaw, a police officer with the Dallas County Community College District, as the speaker for Friday's memorial service," Hundley said. 2 comments

  4. Ersell Virginia Croy of Paris, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | EParis Extra

    ... the service. Mrs. Croy, the daughter of William Davenport and Willie Thoms Davenport was born April 5, 1937, in Lamar County. Mrs. Croy retired from Hollywood Vasserette, after 25 years and was a caregiver, in the Dallas area, to many people. She ...

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  5. Roxton ISD announce Valedictorian and SalutatorianRead the original story

    Sunday May 6 | EParis Extra

    ... She has been active while at Roxton ISD in Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, BETA Club, FCA, RYLA, FFA and Lamar County Jr. Livestock Show, CrimeStoppers, Yearbook, and the Student Advisory Board. She will always remember all of the support in ...

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  6. Large acreage with equine facility and home for sale in Lamar County, TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday May 2 | EParis Extra

    Large acreage with equine facility and home for sale in Lamar County, Texas. Country home located south of Paris on 248 acres.

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  7. Paid advertisementRead the original story

    Wednesday May 2 | EParis Extra

    ... , and Bivens. ON ELECTION DAY (May 5th) the two voting locations will be Powderly Volunteer Fire Department and Lamar County Services Building (the old courthouse).

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  8. Hunting and recreational property for sale in Powderly, TXRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | EParis Extra

    Hunting and Recreational Land for sale in Lamar County, Texas. This acreage features a variety of topography, wooded acreage, creek, ponds, game trails, wildlife, open pasture, and hunting and country farmhouse located in Powderly, Texas.

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  9. Two toddlers are missing from Lamar CountyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | EParis Extra

    A manhunt is underway after two toddlers were discovered missing around 7 a.m. this morning. According to Lamar County Sheriff's Office officials, a one- and two-year-old with blonde hair and blue eyes were discovered missing from an apartment in the 150 block of N. Holly in Blossom.

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  10. Student's career path boosted by PJC scholarship programsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | EParis Extra

    ... the required number of dual credit or concurrent college credits offered by PJC and meet other criteria. In Lamar County, the Promise scholarship will cover remaining college tuition and general fee balance for either an academic or workforce ...

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  11. Raymond Dangerfield of Paris, TexasRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | EParis Extra

    ... Dangerfield a baby boy by the name of Raymond Dangerfield who was their sixth son and the tenth child born in Lamar County. He attended Powderly School. On October 16, 1955, he married Thelma Dillard. To this union three (3) children were born: ...

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  12. Suicide - a quiet crisis in our communitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 26 | EParis Extra

    ... commitments, or emergency detentions," said Chief Bob Hundley. As you can see on the map (pictured right) Lamar County has higher suicide rates than many others compared throughout the state of Texas. On a larger scale, there are many interesting ...

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  13. Six local nonprofits to participate in East Texas Giving DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 24 | EParis Extra

    ... area nonprofits. This year there are six local nonprofits participating in the event including United Way of Lamar County, Paris Junior College, Habitat for Humanity, Paris Pregnancy Care Center, the Downtown Food Pantry and the Texas Dream Center. ...

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  14. Meet the Candidates: North Lamar ISD School BoardRead the original story

    Monday Apr 23 | EParis Extra

    Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

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  15. Meet the Candidate: Randy StephensRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 22 | EParis Extra

    Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. "We have a great new superintendent in D.r Adams. I appreciate his desire to push up his sleeves to work for us and hope he is at North Lamar for a very long time.

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  16. Meet the Candidate: Judd BivensRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 22 | EParis Extra

    This is the sixth of seven articles eParisExtra will feature of the North Lamar school board candidates. Stay tuned for more! Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. "I would like to keep our current Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and support the direction that their leadership is providing for the district."

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  17. Meet the Candidate: Jeff MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | EParis Extra

    This is the fourth of seven articles eParisExtra will feature of the North Lamar school board candidates. Stay tuned for more! Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. "I would like to keep all of the great traditions of North Lamar including excellent academics, excellent teachers, excellent fine arts, and all of the many other programs and extracurricular programs that have made North Lamar an exceptional place for our children to be educated.

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  18. Meet the Candidate: Brian RaineyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | EParis Extra

    This is the fourth of seven articles eParisExtra will feature of the North Lamar school board candidates. Stay tuned for more! Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. "I'm not doing this to take anything away from our district.

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  19. Meet the Candidate: Bo ExumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | EParis Extra

    This is the first of seven articles eParisExtra will feature of the North Lamar school board candidates. Stay tuned for more! Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23-Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Ave. and at Powderly Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. "The pride of North Lamar and for it to continue to grow.

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  20. Commissioners approve incentive package for new solar farmRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | EParis Extra

    A month after giving Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville the go-ahead to draw up paperwork, Lamar County Commissioners signed an incentive package to welcome a solar farm when commissioners met Tuesday, bringing with it a $12 million, 60-acre investment just south of Blossom. Cypress Creek Renewables is expected to bring nearly 80 jobs to locals for construction and one full-time job upon completion to maintain the farm, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

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