Red Cross of Lamar County encourages community to help send holiday cards to our troops
Red Cross of Lamar County encourages community to help send holiday cards to our troops

Red Cross of Lamar County encourages community to help send holiday cards to our troops

Red Cross Lamar County kicked off its inaugural “Holiday Mail for Heroes: Messages from Home” campaign last week...click here to get involved.

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Tourism director sends “a million thank yous” to those who made 30th Anniversary Tour de Paris a success
Tourism director sends “a million thank yous” to those who made 30th Anniversary Tour de Paris a success

Tourism director sends “a million thank yous” to those who made 30th Anniversary Tour de Paris a success

Chamber of Commerce Tourism Director, Becky Semple, sends "a million thank yous" to volunteers of Tour de Paris...click to read more.

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Big Gun & Knife Show photo gallery
Big Gun & Knife Show photo gallery

Big Gun & Knife Show photo gallery

The annual Big Gun & Knife Show, which is the Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural Center’s main fundraiser, was held at the Love Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday...click for photo gallery.

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Turtles raise $37K for Boys & Girls Club
Turtles raise $37K for Boys & Girls Club

Turtles raise $37K for Boys & Girls Club

Hundreds of turtles raced down the drainage ditch in front of Love Civic Center on Saturday to raise $37,890 in the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley’s 11th annual Johnny Stallings Memorial Great Paris Turtle Float...click to read more.

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‘Frozen’ draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery
‘Frozen’ draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

‘Frozen’ draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

The popular children movie, Frozen, drew hundreds to Bywaters Park on Thursday for the final night of the popular, annual ‘Movies in the Park’ event...click to read more and view photo gallery.

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Fall Baseball Signs Ups are Saturday, August 2nd

Fall Baseball Signs Ups are Saturday, August 2nd

Fall baseball sign ups are Saturday, August 2 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Woodall Fields. Players will play at the league age that they will be as of May 1, 2015. There will…

North Lamar

North Lamar ISD Calendar for August

North Lamar ISD Calendar for August

School starts August 25th, and back-to-school activities begin during the month of August at NL ISD. Mon 4 – 15 8:00a – 12:00p Panther Prep – School ready program for select incoming 1st – 5th…

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Paris Police Arrests 7/30/14

Paris Police Arrests 7/30/14

The Paris Police Department arrested seven people on Wednesday, July 20, 2014. Those arrested include: Black, Aarion Lendell, 25, Fail to Yield Right of; Fail to Display Driver’s (4 counts); Seat Belt/Child Safety Hall, Charod…

Business

FINANCIAL FOCUS: Avoid Expensive Errors When Paying for College

FINANCIAL FOCUS: Avoid Expensive Errors When Paying for College

It’s just about Back-to-School time again. If you have young children, you might be hustling them to the store for backpacks and binders. But if you fast-forward a few years, you can envision driving your…

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Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Eleven individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail yesterday. Those inmates include: Nicholson, Daniel Clark, Disorderly Conduct – Fighting in Public Nicholson, Stephen Andrew, Disorderly Conduct- Fighting in Public Gentry, Ricky Glenn, Driving while…

Obituaries

Obituaries for July 31, 2014

Obituaries for July 31, 2014

Donald K. Moffitt, 82 of Powderly, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Funeral services have been set for Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Paris First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Hutchison…

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Spanish physicist creates color-changing ice cream

Spanish physicist creates color-changing ice cream

Manuel Linares, a 37-year-old Spanish physicist, has performed ice alchemy and created an ice cream that changes color as you eat it. The ice cream, named “Xamaleón,” after the color-shifting chameleon, slowly changes color as…

Heart of Paris

Red Cross of Lamar County encourages community to help send holiday cards to our troops

Red Cross of Lamar County encourages community to help send holiday cards to our troops

The Red Cross chapter of Lamar County kicked off its inaugural “Holiday Mail for Heroes: Messages from Home” campaign last week, beginning an effort to get the community involved in sending cheerful holiday cards to…

North Lamar

NL School Board Member Dave Osborne to Resign

NL School Board Member Dave Osborne to Resign

Dave Osborne, North Lamar ISD School Board Trustee for the past ten years, turned in his resignation letter on Monday morning, July 28th during a special session. The school board met in a special meeting on…

Baseball

Paris National Ozone Team Wins Dixie Youth State Championship

Paris National Ozone Team Wins Dixie Youth State Championship

The Paris National Ozone 12-U team, won the championship series and is the first team of any age group below the 14-U to ever win a Dixie Youth State Championship. The 2010 Paris National team was the…

Real Estate

Four Bedroom in Johnson Woods with Swimming Pool

Four Bedroom in Johnson Woods with Swimming Pool

Beautiful well maintained home on corner lot with Best in Paris swimming pool, features Gunite with auto sweep. Home has very large formal living room, a separate dining room and breakfast room. Extra nice outdoor…

Pets

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Cowboy, he is a large Shepard/Rottie mix between 3-5 years old. Cowboy is just a bit shy at first but will come around quickly for treats. He will also sit on command and shake your…

Local News

Lamar County Veterans Services Officer Asked to Resign

Lamar County Veterans Services Officer Asked to Resign

Rhonda Rogers, Lamar County Veterans Services Officer for the past three years, has been asked to resign. After a three hour executive session held on Monday, the Lamar County Commissioners Court asked for the resignation…

Upcoming Events

Blood Drive on Thursday

Blood Drive on Thursday

There will be a Blood Drive sponsored by the Paris Regional Medical Center on Thursday, July 31st from 7am-4pm. Located at the North Campus of the Paris Regional Medical Center,  865 Deshong Drive in Lewis Hall….

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Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Twelve inmates were booked into the Lamar County Jail yesterday. Finch, Bryan Deon, Violation of Parole Davis, Leslie, MTR-Occupational License Berry, Cody, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Dorantes, Ricardo Jaiver, Poss Marijuana<2oz Goss, Brady…

Non Profit

Red Cross Offers Free First Aid/CPR Class

Red Cross Offers Free First Aid/CPR Class

As part of the ongoing “Be Prepared Paris” initiative to increase local emergency preparedness, the American Red Cross Lamar County is offering a free 2-year First Aid / CPR / AED certification course on Saturday,…

PJC

PJC Starting Jazz Ensemble

PJC Starting Jazz Ensemble

Expanding jazz throughout the community while educating and enriching students by learning jazz music is the goal of a new class starting this fall at Paris Junior College. “Students do not have to be music majors to play,”…

Obituaries

Obituaries July 30, 2014

Obituaries July 30, 2014

TAMI DENISE SLAGLE, 53, of Chicota, passed from this life on Tuesday July 29, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday August 1, 2014 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with…

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Paris Police Arrests for 7/29/14

Paris Police Arrests for 7/29/14

Ten people were arrested yesterday by the Paris Police. Those arrested include: Brasher, Kevyn Ayn, 40, Speeding; Violate Promise To Burris, Billy Jay, 59, Conspire to Manufacture CS Council, Michael Lee, 58, Fail to Maintain…

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City rejects bid for water, sewer line replacement

City rejects bid for water, sewer line replacement

The Paris City Council has rejected the only bid it received for replacement of water and sewer lines in west Paris. The bid of $7.4 million came from Speiss Construction Co. for 54,000 feet (about…

Real Estate

Weekend Retreat for Sale in Red River County

Weekend Retreat for Sale in Red River County

SUPER NICE RECREATIONAL HOME OVER LOOKING A 6 AC STOCKED LAKE . ENJOY HUNTING , FISHING 4 WHEEL RIDING ON A PLUSH 57 AC . SUNROOM HAS 3 X 6 WINDOWS LOOKING AT THE LAKE…

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Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Five inmates were booked into the Lamar County Jail on Monday, July 28, through the early hours of Tuesday, July 29. Those inmates include: Michael Dean Daniels, MTAG/Driving while license invalid with prev conv/susp; MTAG/Fail to…

North Lamar

North Lamar ISD Hires New Superintendent

North Lamar ISD Hires New Superintendent

During Monday night’s board meeting, the North Lamar ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to hire John McCullough as the new superintendent. John McCullough was the superintendent at Sulphur Bluff ISD for the past two…

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Paris Police Arrests July 28, 2014

Paris Police Arrests July 28, 2014

The Paris Police Department arrested three individuals on Monday, July 28th. Those arrested were: Finch, Bryan Deon, 28, Parole Violation Warrant Hignight, Nicky Joe, Fail to Display Driver’s; Motor Vehicle Inspection; Fail to Appear Non…

Business

Council receives investigation report, PEDC chair urges care in releasing to public

Council receives investigation report, PEDC chair urges care in releasing to public

PEDC Chairman Stephen Grubbs hand-delivered a copy of the Paris Economic Development Corp. investigation report to the City Council meeting Monday, carrying it in a box used for a case of copy paper. He also…