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Paris ISD Earns "Superior Achievement"

The Paris ISD Board of Trustees learned last night during a regularly scheduled meeting that the school district earned a “Superior Achievement” by the Financial Integrity Rating...

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Midterm Elections- Who is on the Ballot

Midterm Elections- Who is on the Ballot

Here is a complete list of who is on the ballot for the November 4th Election. Early Voting does start next week at the Court House Annex (old Post Office) at 231 Lamar St. On Election Day all voting in person will be done at the Polling locations and not at the Court House Annex as it will not...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

(Photo by Adam Routon)Chris Hoffmaster wrapping up the Quinlan Ford quarterback Friday night. Things didn’t start off so well for the North Lamar Panthers (5–2, 1–1) in their second District game of the season. However, they ended nicely as the Panthers were able to defeat Quinlan Ford...

10/19/2014 by Greg Higgins

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Paris ISD Earns 'Superior Achievement'

Paris ISD Earns "Superior Achievement"

The Paris ISD Board of Trustees learned last night during a regularly scheduled meeting that the school district earned a “Superior Achievement” by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. This report is also known as School FIRST and is based on 20 indicators covering areas...

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings 10/20/14

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings 10/20/14

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on Monday, October 20th. Those inmates were: Anderson, Michael William, MAN DEL CS PG 1 >=4G<200G; Possession of Drug  Paraphanalia Spray, Morgan Lyn, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Ellis, Terrance Deangelo, Violation of Parole Brown,...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, October 21

Obituaries for Tuesday, October 21

LAURA JEAN BELL GIBSON, 88, of Paris, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Paris Regional Medical Center.  Starrett Funeral Home will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, with Patrick Cannon...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
First Day Voting Results

First Day Voting Results

Yesterday marked the first day of Early Voting in Lamar County for the 2014 November General Election. With over 29,500 Registered Voters in Lamar County, more of them came out on the first day of Early Voting for this Mid-Term Cycle than they did in the 2010 Mid-Term Cycle. According to the...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrest on 10/20/14

Paris PD Arrest on 10/20/14

There was only one adult arrest by the Paris Police Department on Monday, October 20th. That individual was Terrance Deangelo, 32, for a parole violation warrant. ...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Haunted Places in Texas Art Show at Plaza Gallery

Haunted Places in Texas Art Show at Plaza Gallery

Want to get into the Halloween “spirit”? Come by the Plaza Art Gallery for it “Haunted Places in Texas” art show featuring works by the Southwestern Watercolor Society. The exhibit opens Thursday and runs through November 15th. The Plaza Art Gallery is located on the...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

The Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band marched away victoriously from the Northeast Texas Marching Festival on October 11, 2014. The band earned a division one rating, the drum majors received a division one rating, percussion received a division one rating, and color guard received a...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
PEDC Special Called Meeting on Thursday, October 23

PEDC Special Called Meeting on Thursday, October 23

Steve Grubbs, PEDC Chair The Paris Economic Development Corporation has called a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:30pm. The only item on the agenda is to convene into Executive Session. The agenda reads that the Board will go into closed session to discuss and deliberate the...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra
Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire (white shirt) takes a photo with the PJC baseball team. The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently.  Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police are looking for a suspected robber, in a burglary that happened last Friday. At 12:52 A.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, Paris Police responded to a robbery at 2610 N Main Street. Police were advised that a tall, slender, black male entered the store at 12:47 A.M. brandishing a...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Twenty individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail this past weekend. Johnson, Michael Ravon, Evading Arrest Detention; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Hollomon, Jeffrey James, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated White, Forrest Keith, Jr. Violate Bond/Protective Order; Tamper w/Witness;...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Angela Denise Gaines Paris Police responded to Wal-Mart at about 1:05 A.M. on October 18, 2014 in reference to suspicious activity. It was reported that several subjects had been inside the store yelling for a female and the subjects appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance....

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

The County Elections Administrator, Russ Towers,  posted a brand new feature on the Lamar County Elections page that will allow you to see your actual sample ballot down to the precinct races. If you go to www.lamarcountyelections.com you will find Polling Locations, Candidates Lists, and the...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

Downtown Paris saw the 4th annual Paris Antique Fair the weekend of October 13th.  The event, held at the Gibraltar Hotel this year, was a fundraiser for downtown bathrooms that are part of the new park project in the parking lot of First Methodist Church. This was the first year the event was...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Between October 17th and 19th, 2014, Paris Police responded to 327 calls for service and arrested 13 persons. Christian, Joseph Lee, 18, Public Intoxication Elrod, Layla Mashell, 29, Possession Marijuana<2oz Escalante, Enrique Obdulio, Driving While Intoxicated Finch, Cedric Gwen, 24,...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers received an award for the “Most cases Cleared and Greatest Dollar Recovered” for communities with a  population  of 25,001 up to 50,000  while attending the 26th annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in Beaumont October 8-10, 2014. Attending from Lamar...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Well maintained home with wood floor in living and dining areas. Abundant tile flooring in kitchen, breakfast , baths and utility. high ceilings , garden tub on master, 4th bedroom could be used as bonus room, game room media room etc. But does have walk in closet . over sized patio and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

David C. Kennedy, 59, of Paris, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Dubuis Hospital Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled memorial services for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, at The Cowboy Church with Duane Hamil officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Support Pinktober – Breast Cancer Awareness month – with these fashionable pink extensions.  Contact Tracy at Tanglz today. 903-495-8725 ...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Midterm Elections- Who is on the Ballot

Midterm Elections- Who is on the Ballot

Here is a complete list of who is on the ballot for the November 4th Election. Early Voting does start next week at the Court House Annex (old Post Office) at 231 Lamar St. On Election Day all voting in person will be done at the Polling locations and not at the Court House Annex as it will not...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

Students and parents who attended Bailey Intermediate School’s Reading and Book Fair Night Wednesday evening had a surprise reader in the library.  North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough sat among the night’s guests to read a favorite book or two which included, It’s a Great...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Proposition 1 on your ballot

Proposition 1 on your ballot

The last item you will see on your ballot for the November 4th election is for Proposition 1. The amendment to the Texas Constitution reads on the ballot “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra