The History of The Paris News.
The Paris News has a rich heritage in Lamar County dating back to the 1800s. While not the oldest newspaper in the state, or even in the Northeast part of the state, The Paris News’ history is well worth recalling.
Shawn Hamilton, right, shaves off the rest of Stephen Gerrald’s hair Wednesday after he and Kenny Daus made a promise to do so if The United Way of Lamar County went over its 2013 campaign goal and then over the other highest total. The annual campaign had a goal of $535,000 and ended up raising a total of $644,451.