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39,000 Texans may be eligible for refunds in Western Union Settlement, are you one of them?

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the refund program for the Western Union settlement in January 2017 is now underway. Approximately 39,000 Texans may be eligible for refunds, which will be distributed from a $586 million nationwide fund to benefit consumers who were deceived into sending payments to fraudsters using Western Union’s wire transfer service. “Scam artists are always looking for new ways to fool people into wiring them money, including schemes involving deceiving people into believing they are speaking with family members, romantic interests, lotteries or contests,” Attorney General Paxton said. “These fraudsters will be held accountable...

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Warrant for possession of controlled substance leads to arrest

Yesterday at 3:58 p.m. Officers responded to the 700 block of W Sherman in regards to a warrant arrest. Officers made contact with Joshua Dickey who was found to have an outstanding warrant out of Lamar County for possession of a controlled substance and two misdemeanor warrants. Dickey was placed under arrest for the warrants....

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Randy Lee West of Paris

Randy Lee West, 58, of Paris, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Randy Larson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. At a later date the family will travel to Idaho for final rites where Randy’s cremated remains will be scattered on a mountain top. He was born Dec. 5, 1958, in Knox, IN, the son of Wendell Earl West and Lu Chapman West. Randy was a carpenter and welder. His grandchildren were the light...

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New change to Dylan’s Drivers

Dylan’s Drivers, a local safe ride program, have provided 11,259 safe, confidential, and free rides to citizens that have requested since 2011. According to local law enforcement officials, the overall incidents of alcohol-related deaths and arrest (public intoxication, DWI’s, etc) have decreased and this program has been recognized for its impact and effort. As the program has developed, there will be a new change to Dylan’s Drivers that is effective immediately. Now, when calling Dylan’s Drivers for a free, safe, nonjudgmental, confidential ride home you may be asked the question, “What is the nature of your call requesting a...

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Male arrested for parole violation warrant

On November 7, 2017, at 8:55 a.m. Officers responded to the parole office in regards to a warrant arrest. Officers made contact with Michael York who was found to have an outstanding parole violation warrant. York was placed under arrest for the warrant. Click here to read more news from today's...

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