Lamar County http://ketr.org en Arrests made in rash of auto thefts http://ketr.org/post/arrests-made-rash-auto-thefts <p>According to statistics, a car can be stolen in less than 60 seconds. Delta County has experienced a rash of auto thefts and car burglaries over the past few weeks and according to the Insurance Information Institute car burglaries peak in July and August. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:41:44 +0000 Cindy Roller 56700 at http://ketr.org Arrests made in rash of auto thefts Copper thefts total 7 miles of wire, $20K in value http://ketr.org/post/copper-thefts-total-7-miles-wire-20k-value <p>Lamar Electric Cooperative is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone whose tip leads to the indictment of those responsible for a recent spate of copper thefts.</p><p>Thieves have made off with about seven miles of wire, worth about $20,000 to the company, according to spokesperson Dena Beason. M0st of the thefts occurred around Maxey and other areas west of Paris, she said.</p><p>Also, one botched effort resulted in some customers losing power last week, Beason said.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:08:33 +0000 Mark Haslett 55657 at http://ketr.org Copper thefts total 7 miles of wire, $20K in value GOP primary: Lamar Co. ballot http://ketr.org/post/gop-primary-lamar-co-ballot <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The following candidates are on ballots in the Lamar County Republican Party primary election on March 4.</span></p><p><strong>Regional and county offices</strong></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:21:33 +0000 Jennise Streaty 49619 at http://ketr.org GOP primary: Lamar Co. ballot 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 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 TransCanada to Begin Trench Work This Week in Lamar County http://ketr.org/post/transcanada-begin-trench-work-week-lamar-county <p>LAMAR COUNTY - The oil company received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers this summer to construct the Gulf Coast leg of its pipeline project that begins in Cushing, Oklahoma. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:14:32 +0000 Scott Harvey 27449 at http://ketr.org TransCanada to Begin Trench Work This Week in Lamar County First Death from West Nile Confirmed in Lamar County http://ketr.org/post/first-death-west-nile-confirmed-lamar-county <p>A man from Lamar County with underlying health conditions has died from the neural-invasive strain of the West Nile virus, a health official says. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:17:55 +0000 Scott Harvey 26322 at http://ketr.org First Death from West Nile Confirmed in Lamar County Fire Destroys Blossom Church's Family Center, Sanctuary Saved http://ketr.org/post/fire-destroys-blossom-churchs-family-center-sanctuary-saved <p>BLOSSOM - <a href="http://theparisnews.com/news/article_66855f50-ee01-11e1-871b-0019bb2963f4.html" target="_blank">The Paris News</a> is reporting the destruction of the Family Life Center at <a href="http://blossomcog.org/index.html" target="_blank">Blossom Church of God</a> in Lamar County. The fire broke out before noon Thursday.</p><p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 12:51:57 +0000 Scott Harvey 26012 at http://ketr.org Fire Destroys Blossom Church's Family Center, Sanctuary Saved Inmate convicted in Paris-area sexual assault seeks release http://ketr.org/post/inmate-convicted-paris-area-sexual-assault-seeks-release <p>A Lamar County man is petitioning for his release from the <a href="http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">Texas Prison System</a>, arguing ineffective counsel during his 2009 trial. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:01:08 +0000 Scott Harvey 24053 at http://ketr.org Inmate convicted in Paris-area sexual assault seeks release Judge blocks pipeline from passing through local farm http://ketr.org/post/judge-blocks-pipeline-passing-through-local-farm <p>PARIS - A Lamar County family fighting to block the TransCanada pipeline from crossing their farm finally got their wish. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:53:44 +0000 Scott Harvey 16616 at http://ketr.org Judge blocks pipeline from passing through local farm