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Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

This Friday night will be filled with fun, music, sights, and scares in downtown Paris. The first annual Mannequin Night will be held Friday evening from 5-8:30 pm. Volunteers will pose in...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

After 44 years in education, Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for Paris Independent School District will retire at the end of the Fall Semester of the 2014-15 school year. Hudson entered the field of public education in 1971, spending 12 years as a teacher and basketball coach in three...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Christopher House Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault of a Child

Christopher House Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault of a Child

A Powderly man entered his plea Tuesday morning on charges of sexual assault of a child at the Lamar County Courthouse. The Lamar County District Clerk’s Office says 21 year old Christopher James House pleaded not guilty to allegedly assaulting a 13 year old girl. He was booked on...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
A Victorian Halloween and Candlelight Tours at Sam Bell Maxey House

A Victorian Halloween and Candlelight Tours at Sam Bell Maxey House

It is said things look different in the dark, and that is true of the Sam Bell Maxey House, especially around Halloween. On Saturday, October 25th from 6pm-9pm there will be a special presentation at the Sam Bell Maxey House on “A Victorian Halloween.”  Come learn about and...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra

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Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek

Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek

Very Clean home! Stained Concrete floors, two living areas, large kitchen with island looking into great round breakfast room, Wet bar in the den for entertaining, Oversized master bedroom, Master bath has 2 walk in closets, double-headed shower, huge vaulted ceilings. Storm cellar in the back...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

This Friday night will be filled with fun, music, sights, and scares in downtown Paris. The first annual Mannequin Night will be held Friday evening from 5-8:30 pm. Volunteers will pose in vintage style horror costumes or other vintage Halloween characters inside and outside the downtown...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for October 23, 2014

Obituaries for October 23, 2014

Robert Kenneth Smith, Jr., 56, of Powderly passed away Wednesday October 22, 2014 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Saturday October 25 at Our Lady Of Victory Catholic Church. Rosary will be in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home Friday...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar High School students were named to the All Region Chorale at a contest in Mt. Pleasant on October 11.  Those named to the choir, beginning front row left, were Ryanna English, Kylee Hilliard, and Kallyn Burchinal; second row Libby Blackmon, Sarah Serrano, and Lamar Elias; third...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Eight individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 3:42am on 10/22 and 12:22am on 10/23/14. Draper, Jason Mark, Theft Property>=$50<$500 McFadden, Charles Lee, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Braxton, Winton Lakeith, MTAG/Sexual Assault of Child (2 counts) Cole,...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

A Drive Thru Flu Shot clinic will be held Saturday, October 25th from noon-4pm at the First Federal Community Bank, Loop Branch. Flu shots will be just $5 and you don’t even have to get out of your car. The shots are provided by the Paris-Lamar County Health Department, the Texas Medical...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

Both the North Lamar and Paris High School boys golf teams traveled to Northridge Country Club on Tuesday, October 21st to compete in the Texas High School Invitational Golf Tournament. The North Lamar team was led by Levi Graham with a score of 80 and the NL boys had a total score of 337. Nick...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Healthy Cooking School Tonight

Healthy Cooking School Tonight

Paris Regional Medical Center is hosting a “Girls Night Out – Healthy Cooking School” tonight, Thursday, October 23rd at 6pm. The featured speaker is from the Lamar County Extension Agency.  Participants will learn and taste fun ways to fix recipes and local vendors will be...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Heed Message of 'Save for Retirement Week'

Heed Message of "Save for Retirement Week"

You won’t see it on the calendar, and it doesn’t inspire any greeting cards, but National Save for Retirement Week is here again. The goal of this week is self-explanatory, but what does it mean to you? Are you vulnerable to the possibility of reaching retirement without sufficient...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests 10/22/14

Paris Police Arrests 10/22/14

The Paris Police Department arrested three people on Wednesday, October 22nd. Those adults include: Bond, Adrian Littlestar, 33, Interfer w/Emergency Greenough, Michael Joseph, 23, Expired Operator (2 cts); Expired Motor Vehicle; Fail to Appear Non Traffic McDonald, Joshua Wayne, 25, Fail to...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Clinch District Volleyball Title

Pantherettes Clinch District Volleyball Title

Ashleigh McFatridge The 25th-ranked North Lamar Pantherettes clinched the District 15-4A volleyball championship Tuesday with a hard-fought and entertaining 26-28, 25-14, 25-18, 25-23 win over the Paris Lady Cats in the Panther Gym. NL, 31-8 overall, remains perfect in district play at 8-0 with...

10/23/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar Student the ‘WE WILL Generation’

North Lamar Student the ‘WE WILL Generation’

In celebration of Unity Day on October 22, North Lamar students at Bailey Intermediate pledged to join “The WE WILL Generation” as a way of standing up against bullying. The pledge states five things: Own this issue and be the solution; Make sure every individual knows that they matter;...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
PhotoMath: An app that uses your phone camera to solve math equations

PhotoMath: An app that uses your phone camera to solve math equations

 Unveiled at the TechCrunch Disrupt London event this week, PhotoMath is a mobile app that uses your phone’s camera to scan printed math problems in real-time and instantly provide an answer, complete with a step-by-step process for finding the solution. It’s a “camera calculator,” if...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
New Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability named for Paris ISD

New Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability named for Paris ISD

Althea Dixon, a veteran administrator and current Paris Junior High School principal, has been named the Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability for Paris ISD. Ms. Dixon has served the district as teacher, coach, counselor and principal. According to Superintendent Paul...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley, Assistant Principal of Paris Junior High School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Re-gion 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assis-tant principals from the twenty region...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Oak Creek

Four Bedroom House in Oak Creek

Exquisite Executive Home in Oak Creek! Beautiful 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathrooms, 2 living areas with Bonus room and office. Detailed crown molding, window treatments and decorative colors. Kitchen equipped with custom cabinets matching the built in refrigerator. Breakfast area with bar and formal...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24), the Paris ISD Transportation Department is reminding drivers to be cautious when driving near school buses. “We are asking our citizens to obey the law—don’t pass stopped school buses,” said Transportation Director Tony...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

North Lamar Panther football players Zac Brown, Byron Wengerter, Alan Rosson and Jonathan Edwards visited classes at Parker Elementary to read to the students. Since the beginning of the school year, the athletes have been making a presence in the elementary campuses stressing the importance of...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Day Two of Early Voting

Day Two of Early Voting

The second day of early voting fell just short of the 492 voters on Monday, but 465 Lamar County voters still cast their ballot on Tuesday. So far with two of the twelve days of early voting in the box, a total of 957 people cast their votes in person. Another 817 Mail-In Ballots have also been...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Moffitt, Katonna Marie, Theft < $50 Wells, George Alexander, Theft Property <$1500 2/More Previous Convictions Daniels, Amanda Jo-Kay, Forgery Financial Instrument (2 cts) Draper, Jason Mark, Theft Property>=$50<$500 ...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

After 44 years in education, Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for Paris Independent School District will retire at the end of the Fall Semester of the 2014-15 school year. Hudson entered the field of public education in 1971, spending 12 years as a teacher and basketball coach in three...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests 10/21/2014

Paris Police Arrests 10/21/2014

Daniels, Amanda Jo-Kay, 42, MTR Probation Finch, Undrayl, Onshaun, 38, Fail to Maintain; Expired Operator License Pokorski, Eric, 38, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear Non Traffic (2 cts) Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 22 Pedestrian Fail to Use ...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Christopher House Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault of a Child

Christopher House Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault of a Child

A Powderly man entered his plea Tuesday morning on charges of sexual assault of a child at the Lamar County Courthouse. The Lamar County District Clerk’s Office says 21 year old Christopher James House pleaded not guilty to allegedly assaulting a 13 year old girl. He was booked on...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

William Riley Saffell, 94, of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Fangio officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Long...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Leadership Lamar County Class of 2014-2015

Leadership Lamar County Class of 2014-2015

The Leadership Lamar County Class of 2014-2015 met Thursday, October 16th at Turner Industries.  The Class participated in a full day of diversity training as part of the yearly program that will continue until May of 2015.  The diversity program is directed by Mr. Rick Miller of Commerce...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum ISD Celebrates National School Lunch Week

Chisum ISD Celebrates National School Lunch Week

Last week Chisum ISD has celebrated National School Lunch Week with the theme of “SCORE BIG!” Chisum students were able to “Score Big” with fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins, whole grains and dairy that will promote a healthier lifestyle. The Mustang PALS...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra