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Cash reward offered for Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitive accused of assaulting an officer

  The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Carlos Rafael Benitez, 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward of up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Benitez is wanted for failing to appear in court on charges of aggravated assault of a public servant and evading arrest or detention with a vehicle. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous. Benitez has been wanted since March 2017, after he failed to appear in court to face charges of aggravated assault of an Amarillo Police Department officer and...

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Lamar County Sheriff’s inmate booking report || January 22, 2018

Date Range: Friday, Jan. 19 – Monday, Jan. 22   THOMPSON, SHANNON DIOSA – Possession of marijuana <2oz; Possession of drug paraphernalia; JN/Possession of controlled substance PG 3 < 28G; ; JN/Possession of marijuana <2oz STEVENS, MIRANDA LYNNE – Possession of dangerous drug; Possession of marijuana <2oz IBARRA, DANIEL – Assault causes bodily injury/family violence BROWN, WILLIAM KENDALL – BS/Possession of controlled substance PG 1 <1G LOWREY, JERRY LYNN – Unauthorized use of vehicle; CPF/No liability insurance ELMS, CHARLES OWEN, JR – Driving while intoxicated 3rd or more CASON, HANK ANTHONY – CCC/Terroristic threat of family/household WALLACE, JARVIS DEWAYNE – MTR/Possession of marijuana...

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United Way of Lamar County highlights MyFreeTaxes.com

United Way of Lamar County (UWLC) has announced recently-enhanced features to MyFreeTaxes.com that allows most people to completed their taxes in under an hour. UWLC states that MyFreeTaxes.com is a safe, easy and completely free way for individuals or families earning $66,000 or less to file their state and federal taxes. For the past nine years, United Way Worldwide has partnered with H&R Block to provide free tax filing services for federal and state taxes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since that time, the partnership has helped nearly a million people file their returns, bringing more than $1...

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Lamar County under tornado warning

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Northeastern Lamar County until 5 p.m. Impact Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.Tree damage is likely. Precautions If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter now. Get to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid...

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Murder mystery dinner party aims to raise funds for Paris Community Theatre, Jan. 27

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding a 1920s murder mystery party on Jan. 27 at The Loft beginning at 9 p.m. “Murder at the Gatsby Speakeasy,” is a murder mystery dinner party sponsored by David House Jewelry. The event is to raise money to allow the PCT to continue providing Parisians with quality shows. “This is the first year we have done this,” said PCT Managing Director Joshua Maxwell. “We are using PCT folks to play the parts and letting the guests solve it.” Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by TFT Catering, casino games and an open bar sponsored by...

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