Lamar County

Wildfires
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

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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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Drought
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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