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Paris News (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Paris, Texas Eck out shout outs turn to Page 5 for this week s kudos update Dixie world Erus monday july 27, 2015 today the for the record area Law enforcement make More than a dozen arrests Over the weekend Page 2 Community sponsors teams sought for mud volleyball Page 12 your state news from around the state Page 12 pressed for time get your news online tuesday heat Index 101 High 97 Low 75 wind 5-10 mph wednesday sunny with a High near 98 wind around 5 mph National weather Page 2 afternoon briefing. 2 classifieds 6-7 entertainment 8 Horoscope. .7 local. 2-3, 5,10-12 obituaries.3 sports.9 voices.4 follow us Butin Sawr vol. 146 no. 15 copyright 2015 the Paris news 75 cents volume 146, no. 15 it it Paris life Page 9 rack 754 subscription 454 Back to school fashion pampered pups and jeans know How a it or wait until Friday and get it free with a subscription to the Paris news August Paris life is now on Sale at the Paris news Young Crew Home lost to fire seven Volunteer fire departments responded staff reports editor@ authorities reported no injuries when a Home in the 1200 Block of pm 194 in Blossom burned sunday afternoon. The House is a a total loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation Blossom Volunteer fire department chief Jeff Stover said. The residents were not at Home when the House caught fire Stover said. Seven fire departments responded and fought the fire for about three hours the chief said. The red Cross and Paris emergency medical services also responded because of the heat according to Stover. No firefighters got sick from the heat while fighting the fire due to rotating out every to minutes Stover said. Cold towels and water were also provided to help the firefighters stay Cool he said. Ped starts budget talks Danielle Kloap danielle.kloap@ flu Nim Easterling / the pans news Paris fireman Stoney Musgrove is ready to respond to emergency Calls. The number of trained personnel is almost half of five years ago. Fire department Battles loss of experienced fire fighters Mary Madewell Mary.Madewell@ firefighters continue to leave the Paris fire department in unprecedented numbers because of Low salaries according to Paris fire chief Larry Wright. The result Wright said is a department where 43 percent of its firefighters have less than five years experience and 16 percent have less than one year. A there is a Complete Lack of depth in experience from which leadership is chosen a Wright said. Addressing Low salaries Wright said there is a 25 percent Gap Between the pay in Paris and fire Page 3 a there is a Complete Lack of depth in experience from which leadership is laity Wright pans fire chief the Paris economic development corp. Will hold a special meeting tuesday to discuss its budget for fiscal year 2014-15. The Board is required to submit a copy of its budget for approval to the Paris City Council by july i according to Ped cd a bylaws. Ped treasurer Don Wilson said Friday the budget has not been submitted yet because the Board has been without a director. The City Council agreed to Ped submitting the budget late As Long As members turn it in by sept. I Wilson said. Wilson noted Ped cd a budget does not affect the City a budget. The corporation receives about $1.2 million per year in Type a sales tax reserved for economic development use according to the office of the Texas Ped Board in special called meeting ii 4 . A a tuesday a City Council Chambers Ped Page 3 dog bites Rise among local postal carriers Mary Madewell Mary.Madewell@ dogs tied up on porches and others roaming neighbourhoods Are becoming a problem for local letter carriers according to Paris postmaster Tracey Loyd. A a we be had three serious dog bites since the first of this year the last being last monday a Loyd said late last week. A this latest one actually took a full grown Man to the another dog in april latched on to a mail carriers Arm and another in january bit a Carrier on the leg. A at least three Days a week we have to Call animal control because of dogs chasing carriers Down the Street a Loyd said. A dogs will disappear for a few Days and then suddenly when mail carriers get out of trucks to deliver mail they know to watch out. A if the Carrier sees a dog it Means All the houses on that Street May not get mail delivered that dogs Page 3 a at least three Days a week we have to Call animal control because of dogs chasing carriers Down the Tracey Loyd pans postmaster red River Valley / 2015 playbook a special Keepsake Magazine highlighting each of the area High schools. Be a part of this years football preview. Deadline is july 31. Call 903-785-8744 1 i a

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