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Paris News (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Paris, Texas Monday August 31, 2015 today by go to to vote for the next athlete of the week sports Page 9. A audition to be held for Paris High school musical Facie to Blue Bell resumes Selling ice Cream highlights of upcoming features of the area s bands and cheer leading squads. Look for it Friday coming sept 19 consumer guide 2015 catch the hews As it happens sign up free for breaking news alerts at tuesday vol. 146 no 45 copyright 2015 the Paris news 75 cents 7 ",74167"45261 2 Issei Iipp news rack 754 subscription 454 Rev Junior varsity teams open seasons Page a a higher education shortfall in county budget Public input sept. 11 5 . Lamar county courthouse panted Easterling / the pans news above Juanita Zugaide left asks for directions to her first class monday morning from pc student activities coordinator Leanna Roberts. Left Sheliah Freeman buys her books at Paris Junior College Bookstore on the first Day of classes. Late registration continues today and tuesday. For More information Call 800-232-5804 or 903-782-0425. A we Donl usually realize the total budgeted shortfall because we overestimate expenses and underestimate Chuck Superville Lamar county judge Mary Madewell mary.madewell@ a $450,000 shortfall in the proposed 2015-16 county budget t led last week by Lamar county judge Chuck Superville is expected to almost double at a sept. 11 Public hearing As a result of action county commissioners took Friday. Commissioners agreed to add another $2,000 to the $1,000 across the Board pay increase in the proposed budget and Cut the percentage of dependent health care contributions to Zero. Without a tax increase the action could result in a $850,000 budget shortfall. However commissioners have the option to raise taxes As much As 3 percent at the sept. 11 hearing to decrease budget shortfall by about half. A 3 percent increase would Cost the owner of a $100,000 House $12.50 More a year in taxes. The county a fund balance at the end of the 2014 fiscal year on sept. 30 is estimated at $8.8 million. In addition to As much As a $850,000 shortfall the proposed budget moves $1 million from Sav Ings into capital improvements for building repairs Leav ing an estimated $7.3 million in projected Sav Ings at the end of the budget Page 5 it High 92 Low 72 wind 5-10 mph wednesday youth turn out for Back to school livestock show 5-10 mph National weather almost 250 competitors fill rings Lynda work Lynda.work@ afternoon briefing. 2 agriculture students classifieds. 6-7 turned out in High numbers entertainment.8 to compete at the ret River Loca scope 2-3 5 10 Valley Back to school classic obituaries 3 livestock show at the Lamar sports.9 county Fairgrounds saturday. Voices. 4 according to Tracy Denny a teacher at Chisum Iso she estimated close to 250 i a t to i entries with competitors travelling from across the twitter red River Valley Region and Oklahoma to attend. A we were really surprised at the turnout a said Denny. A this show is almost As big As the county livestock show. We have never had a turnout like reports from other livestock show exhibitors indicated a Large turnout at the Detroit livestock show last weekend As Well. Lamar county exhibitors livestock Page 3 Lynda work f the ram news Fra and 4-h members remain in a holding pattern to enter the show pen for their classes at the Rev Back to school classic on saturday. No soon can 903-785-8744 by 5 . On sept. 7 to be part of this publication the red River valleys real estate Market is getting stronger. Be part of this quarterly Magazine Call before sept. 8 903-785-8744

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