Lamar County

7:25 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Drought conditions improving for North Texas

The U.S. Drought Monitor for the State of Texas released its latest report Tuesday, showing that for the first time some 20 months, a swath of the region was no longer listed under drought conditions.

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1:11 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Expanded declaration provides more relief for Texas

Commerce Firefighters dispatched to the Fort Davis wildfire captured this image in April.

AUSTIN - Another 74 Texas counties are now eligible for wildfire assistance as FEMA has agreed to grant the state’s repeated request to expand its major disaster declaration.

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Trail de Paris
3:56 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

Major grant to bring more walkers, bikers

PARIS - Lamar County Commissioners have accepted a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department grant for $200,000 that will extend the Trail de Paris another three miles.

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Road construction
3:30 pm
Tue November 29, 2011

Council, commissioners agree on Highway 24 funding

PARIS - The Paris City Council agreed Monday to fund a portion of the right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation costs concerning the widening of State Highway 24.

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6:38 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Northeast Texas region nearly burn ban free

Despite a gloomy outlook on the drought front, area counties are slowly beginning to lift burn bans.

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-Local News
8:52 am
Tue September 27, 2011

One dead, another injured in alleged family dispute

LAMAR COUNTY - Jerry Lee Griffith has been identified as the man shot to death Sunday evening following an altercation with his stepson in northern Lamar County.

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