Paris http://ketr.org en Butch Hancock coming to Paris http://ketr.org/post/butch-hancock-coming-paris <p>Texas singer-songwriter Butch Hancock will be performing in Paris on April 12. One of the founding members of the progressive country movement of the 1970s, Hancock will play at That Guy’s Coffee Listening Room, 117 Clarksville St.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:07:05 +0000 Mark Haslett 51819 at http://ketr.org Butch Hancock coming to Paris Paris bans smoking in restaurants, most businesses http://ketr.org/post/paris-bans-smoking-restaurants-most-businesses <p>Joining the many cities across the nation that have banned smoking in restaurants and other businesses, the Paris city council <a href="http://www.paristexas.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1120">passed an ordinance</a> on March 24 that prohibited cigarette smoking in most enclosed public places.</p><p>Under the ban: Restaurants, schools, health care facilities, hotels and motels, most indoor businesses that are open to the general public.</p><p>Exempt from the ban: Bars and nightclubs, tobacco shops and sexually oriented businesses.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:22:50 +0000 Mark Haslett 51239 at http://ketr.org Paris bans smoking in restaurants, most businesses Campbell reports slow first-quarter earnings http://ketr.org/post/campbell-reports-slow-first-quarter-earnings <p>The Campbell Soup Company released its FY 2014 first-quarter earnings Nov. 19, with total sales down two percent.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The company attributed the <a href="http://seekingalpha.com/news-article/8228751-campbell-reports-first-quarter-results?source=email_rt_mc_press_0">slow numbers</a> to weaknesses in overall industry trends, among other factors. </span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:57:28 +0000 Mark Haslett 45894 at http://ketr.org Campbell reports slow first-quarter earnings In Paris, four dead in apparent homicide http://ketr.org/post/paris-four-dead-apparent-homicide <p>Four men are dead after what police suspect was a quadruple homicide in Paris.</p><p><strong>updated, 9:10 a.m.</strong></p><p>The bodies of Romello Dewain Steward, 18, of Paris; Devante Larry Atkins, 21, of Paris; Brijonne Rashad Woods, 24, of Paris; and Billy Charles Carey, 32, of Garland were recovered by Paris police at a house early Friday morning, according to an official release.</p><p>Police responded to a 9-1-1 call from a woman at about 11:23 p.m. last night, police said. She was reporting someone bleeding, the report said.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:12:26 +0000 Mark Haslett 44043 at http://ketr.org In Paris, four dead in apparent homicide Street art on display at France's "TAG" exhibition http://ketr.org/post/street-art-display-frances-tag-exhibition <p>The verdict is out on whether graffiti is art, or vandalism, but enthusiasts in Paris, France recently celebrated the intensely hued street art at the first annual TAG Graffiti Exhibit. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:50:29 +0000 Mary Walker Clark 38810 at http://ketr.org Street art on display at France's "TAG" exhibition Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results http://ketr.org/post/voters-approve-bonds-alcohol-sales-get-mixed-results <p>Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections. Mon, 13 May 2013 16:12:28 +0000 Mark Haslett 37071 at http://ketr.org Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results Paris: Big bonds in town http://ketr.org/post/paris-big-bonds-town <p>Repairing water and sewer lines in Paris would cost an estimated $45 million - the kind of money available only through bonds. Thu, 09 May 2013 14:48:02 +0000 Mark Haslett & Cooper Welch 36904 at http://ketr.org Paris: Big bonds in town Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour http://ketr.org/post/paris-junior-college-raise-tuition-3hour <p>The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $3 per&nbsp;credit hour at its March 25 meeting. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:27:47 +0000 Mark Haslett 34974 at http://ketr.org Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour Sulphur Springs, Paris Among Top Donors to Obama, Romney http://ketr.org/post/sulphur-springs-paris-among-top-donors-obama-romney <p>The Texas Tribune has compiled donation totals for President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney as the two compete for support in the Lone Star State. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:03:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 28177 at http://ketr.org Sulphur Springs, Paris Among Top Donors to Obama, Romney Thousands Awarded to Rockwall Airport http://ketr.org/post/thousands-awarded-rockwall-airport <p>AUSTIN - The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $165,000 in improvements to Rockwall Municipal Airport, one of roughly 275 community airports in Texas eligible for funding. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 12:13:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 26448 at http://ketr.org Thousands Awarded to Rockwall Airport