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Paris Police arrest report || February 20, 2018

Paris police arrested four people in the last 24 hour period ending at 6 a.m. today. Jenkins, Garland Burnette – UNL Carrying weapon Richards, Stephen Craig – Criminal mischief >=$100<$750 Vanburger, Jackie Edward – Theft of  <$2,500 2/more Prev Vanderburg, Jackie Edward – Possession of controlled substance PG 2-A <= 2OZ This report is courtesy of the Paris Police Department....

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Roxton beats Union Hill, advances to Area Championship

The Roxton boys varsity basketball team took home the win against Union Hill, Monday night, in their first playoff game. “We’re so proud of our boys. They played hard tonight against Union Hill and we couldn’t be more excited to bring home the win,” said Roxton ISD Principal, Katie Exum. The varsity boys basketball team will advance to the Area Championship game against Slidell, Thursday in Bells, Texas. Final Score: Roxton: 52 Union Hill:...

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It’s time to plan for Asparagus || Hunt County Master Gardener

If you would like to plan an Asparagus bed, now is the time to get started. This article will discuss a limited size bed which should eventually produce enough for a family of four by the third year after planting. The site for this new bed should have full sunshine or as much during the day as possible. It should be in a well-drained area and have access to a water supply. Wild creatures such as rabbits and squirrels don’t seem to bother asparagus even though a squirrel will occasionally want to sample the tip of a spear. The...

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Suspects try to breach ATM, police seek tips from citizens

Paris police are in search of tips after suspects attempt to gain access to a local ATM. The department is investigating this incident as a criminal mischief case after receiving reports that suspects approached an ATM located at Liberty National Bank during the early morning hours, Feb. 8.  The bank, located at 305 Lamar Ave, reported that the incident occurred at the ATM located on the exterior of the building and the suspects allegedly caused damage to the machine. Police are urging residents to review the photos below, paying attention to the patch on the jacket worn by one of the...

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C. B. Booker of Brookston, Texas

C. B. Booker, 97, of Brookston entered eternal rest on Feb. 13. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m, Monday, Feb. 19, at Solid Rock Baptist Church where the Rev. L. A. Mann is pastor and Dr. Jerard Mosley will serve as Eulogist.  Interment will follow to Restlawn Garden Cemetery under the direction of Maxey Funeral Home. C.B Booker is the name given to the son born Jan. 3, 1921, to the parentage of Laura and Cordie  Booker. C.B. was born in High, TX and attended Lamar County School. In 1940 he was united in holy matrimony to Ruth...

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