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New business coming to Paris; Recyclers Depot set to open in early summer

A new and state-of-the business, Recyclers Depot, is already making plans for its opening in Paris, which is currently set for early in the summer of this year. This will be a one-of-a-kind new...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office narcotics division, in collaboration with the Paris Police Department, conducted a narcotic investigation, where an executed search warrant resulted in the felony arrest of four individuals, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. Investigators...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Current Paris City Mayor Matt Frierson to Run for Re-Election

Current Paris City Mayor Matt Frierson to Run for Re-Election

The current Mayor of the City Paris and the Council Member representing District Five, Matt Frierson, has filed an application to rerun for his District 5 seat. Matt Frierson, who was born and raised in Paris, is an agent and partner at Pierson and Fendley Insurance. Matt is married to Amelia...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

A report from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) shows that Paris Junior College continues delivering an excellent education at great savings to students, the PJC Board of Regents heard Wednesday evening. According to the IPEDS report, PJC’s annual tuition and fees...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra

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New business coming to Paris; Recyclers Depot set to open in early summer

New business coming to Paris; Recyclers Depot set to open in early summer

A new and state-of-the business, Recyclers Depot, is already making plans for its opening in Paris, which is currently set for early in the summer of this year. This will be a one-of-a-kind new business for Paris and the surrounding area. “Recyclers Depot is excited to announce the...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Commerical Building on North Main for Sale

Commerical Building on North Main for Sale

NICE COMMERCIAL BUILDING LOCATED IN HIGH TRAFFIC AREA. SHOWROOM, OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE. Located at 2030 N. Main. Approximately 5400 square feet.  In NL ISD.  $165,000. ...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church in Paris calling all men to be apart of their large, annual ‘Wild Game Banquet’ tonight at 6 p.m. (dinner will start at 6:30). According to church staff, this is their largest men’s outreach banquet every year. Everyone is encouraged to come and try a wide...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office narcotics division, in collaboration with the Paris Police Department, conducted a narcotic investigation, where an executed search warrant resulted in the felony arrest of four individuals, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. Investigators...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Current Paris City Mayor Matt Frierson to Run for Re-Election

Current Paris City Mayor Matt Frierson to Run for Re-Election

The current Mayor of the City Paris and the Council Member representing District Five, Matt Frierson, has filed an application to rerun for his District 5 seat. Matt Frierson, who was born and raised in Paris, is an agent and partner at Pierson and Fendley Insurance. Matt is married to Amelia...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, January 30, 2015

Obituaries for Friday, January 30, 2015

Mary Emogene (Jean) Wells, 91, of Paris passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Brentwood Terrace. She was born on February 18, 1923. Jean left her worldly home to be with her heavenly father having known many people. She was found daily sitting on the front porch with many friends laughing...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest for Theft of Firearm

Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest for Theft of Firearm

Dillon Gibson (right) of Blossom was stopped for a traffic violation by the Paris Police Officers and found to have a warrant for his arrest for theft of a firearm. Gibson was arrested and transported to the Paris Police Department without incident. ...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on 1/29/2015. McKibben, Connie Sue, POSS CS PG 1<1G (2 counts) Holifield, Rickie Lynn, Driving While License Invalid w/ previous conv/susp Wren, Eric Blake, Poss Marijuana<2oz; MTAG-Poss Marijuana<=2 Dunken, Jeff Joe, Jr., Burglary...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

A report from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) shows that Paris Junior College continues delivering an excellent education at great savings to students, the PJC Board of Regents heard Wednesday evening. According to the IPEDS report, PJC’s annual tuition and fees...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 1/29/2015

Paris PD Arrests 1/29/2015

Paris Police Officers arrested seven people on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Flores, Ana Maria, 33, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection; Violate Promise To Gibson, Dillon Jake, 25, Theft Of Firearm Green, Michael Dewayne, 50, Public Intoxication Pruitt, Robby Ray, 32, Fail to Display...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Nice, 3 bedroom 2 and a half bath, home in the Hills. In addition to breakfast room and dining room there is an office. Huge master suite. Fenced back yard. Energy efficient. Easy to show. Paris ISD.  $225,000. ...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Schools Hold Annual Spelling Bees

Paris ISD Schools Hold Annual Spelling Bees

Paris Independent School District students recently showed they are good at spelling bees. Campus winners are fourth graders Evelyn Lopez and Tijahni McGee from Justiss Elementary School (pictured with their coach Dusty Felts; fourth graders Caroline Petrikas and Shravya Singh from Aikin...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
20 year old Man Found with 17 Bags of Marijuana

20 year old Man Found with 17 Bags of Marijuana

On 01/29/2015 Paris Police observed a passenger car swerving in the 1900 block of East Booth street. Upon making contact with a passenger, 20 year old Eric Wren, and was found to have a strong odor of marijuana coming from his person. Upon further investigation the officer located seventeen...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
FREE SCREENING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

FREE SCREENING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth’s The Texas Promise, a much-anticipated documentary about the high-stakes battle over funding for public education in Texas, is set to screen in Lamar County.  Lamar County schools will host a FREE community screening of The Texas Promise on Thursday, January 29 at...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Looking For Vandalism Suspect

Police Looking For Vandalism Suspect

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Paris Police Officers responded to a call at 420 Grand Avenue in reference to several windows being broken. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a black male wearing a black hoodie was observed breaking out windows with a stick causing them to break....

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:33pm on 1/28 and 1:46am on 1/29/2015. Hosey, Raymond Darnell, Fleeing Police Officers; Poss Marijuana<2oz; Proof Financial Responsibility-Second Roberts, Valencia D., Fraud Use/Poss Identifying Info # Items; Fail to Identify...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, January 29, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, January 29, 2015

MARGARET ZOE ERWIN, 76, of Ben Franklin, passed from this life Monday January 26, 2015 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 31, 2015 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home, with Rev. Al Clark and Rev. Reuben Trussell officiating....

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 1/28/15

Paris PD Arrests on 1/28/15

Paris Police Officers arrested five people on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The adults arrested include: Hampton, Courtney Jill, 23, Theft Property<$1500 2/more Hill, Nicole, Lareasa, 42, Fail to Maintain (2 counts); Public Intoxication; Disorderly McClain, Tyrashia Omnishia, 25,...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris Jr. High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris Junior High School eighth graders Sahil Prakash (left) and Nichole Hawkes placed first and third, respectively, in the Voices of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. They are photographed with their English teacher Jill Stone. ...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Beautifully Maintained Home

Beautifully Maintained Home

Beautifully maintained and only the second owner! Tall ceilings, crown molding, new wood floors, recent paint in bathrooms and more. The kitchen is spacious with custom cabinets, a work island with bar and pantry. The split master arrangement allows for additional privacy and you will love the...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Stolen Camper from Reno Found in Mississippi

Stolen Camper from Reno Found in Mississippi

On Saturday January 10th, 2015 Reno Police was notified by Lamar County dispatch that an agency in Mississippi had run the tag on a stolen camper that was reported stolen out of Reno in November, 2014. On November 12th, 2014 Reno Police took a report of a stolen camper that was taken from a...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Liberty Eylau

North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Liberty Eylau

The North Lamar girls basketball team continued their strong season with a win against Liberty Eylau. The visiting Pantherettes won the game on Tuesday night  64-39. Kylie Halstead lead the team offensively with 15 points and six assists. Bailee Nickerson scored ten points and had four...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th grade beats Chisum

Prairiland 7th grade beats Chisum

The Prairiland 7th grade B team beat Chisum in basketball 10-4  last Thursday night. Pablo Peralta had 8 of the 10 points while Austin Kelly and Connor Bridges had 1 point each. The 7th grade A team won 26-10. Connor Sessums led all scoring with 9 points followed by Jason Prazak with 6, Ryan...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in February at PJC

Continuing Education in February at PJC

Among the many classes offered in February by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education is one on shaping and polishing gemstones. Also offered is a plumbing course meeting state requirements for plumbing contractors. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 3:12am on 1/27 and 12:23am on 1/28/2015. Mason, Chris Dejuan, Violation of Parole Roth, David Lee, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Rempel, Rodney, No Driver’s License (when unlicensed) Farrow, Kevin Lynn, Jn/Poss CS PG 1<1G;...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Today is the first day that those interested in running for Paris City Council seats in District 4, 5, or 7 could file. So far, Dr. A.J. Hashmi has filed to rerun for his seat in District 7.  And Dr. Steve Clifford, has filed for District 4, the seat currently held by Dr. Richard...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra