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Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County. According to the National Weather Service this is a dangerous and life...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra

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Beautiful Home in Morningside

Beautiful Home in Morningside

Grand Home! Large entry way opens to the living room, with tall ceilings, large crown molding, wood floors, and the recent addition of a gas log fireplace. Kitchen has granite counter tops with lots of custom cabinets and counter space. By the kitchen you have an oversized laundry/mud room,...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Respond to Call of Shots Fired on Sunday Afternoon

Paris Police Respond to Call of Shots Fired on Sunday Afternoon

Paris Police responded to a shots fired call at 1:08 P.M. on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in the 400 block of W Kaufman Street. Officers made contact with three individuals who were very uncooperative. It was later reported that a 21 year old male had fired three shots at the feet of a 25 year old...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Assaults Home Health Nurses and Police Officer

Man Assaults Home Health Nurses and Police Officer

At 7:11 A.M. on May 22, 2015, Paris Police responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of NE 10th Street. It was reported that two home health nurses were at the residence to care for a patient when the son of the patient assaulted the caregivers. When officers attempted to place 35 year...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County. According to the National Weather Service this is a dangerous and life threatening situation. The Flood Warning continues for the Red River at Arthur city until further notice At...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

Saving for future expenses can be challenging, and saving for disability-related expenses adds another piece to the puzzle. Many families with a disabled family member need to save for significant out-of-pocket expenses and build up a decent balance while continuing to qualify for access to...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Between 10:09am and 11:45pm on May 25th, seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail. Smith, Duane, CCC/MTAG/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Alley, Chrissy Ann, CCC/MTAG Theft Property>=$50<$500 Gray, Justin Lee, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Williams, Kenny Dale, Violation of Parole;...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary held its National Elementary Honors Society (NEHS) induction for eight fourth graders on May 22.  Standing behind the ceremony table after signing the NEHS book beginning front row left are Cody Pierce, Camden Renfro, Riley Rutz, and Morgan Wharton.  In back are...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Memorial Day Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Memorial Day Weekend Arrests

Twenty-one people were arrested by the Paris Police Department over the holiday weekend. The adults arrested include: Baeza, Amber Rayne, 23, Resist Arrest, Search or Transport; Criminal Trespass Battle, Cameo Comes, 34, Theft Property>=$20<$500 By check; Poss Marijuana<2oz Carreno,...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
'Young Performers Workshop' on Saturday at PHS

"Young Performers Workshop" on Saturday at PHS

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Priced to sell! NLISD, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath on over 9 acres! This split master arrangement is perfect for the growing family and enjoy the bonus for additional living or game room. There are several outbuildings to utilize for work or play and a metal roof on the home for very low...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Thirty people were booked into the Lamar County Jail this weekend. Lester, William Alan, Assault (Class C) Upchurch, Stephen Anthony, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; POSS CS PG 1>=4G<200G; Poss Marijuana<2oz Johnson, Damion Odell, DCC/Assault Family/House Member Impede Breath Baeza,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 summer football sign ups are going on at the Boys and Girls Club through May 29th.  Fee to participate is $20. The league is for those entering 3rd through 8th grade in the fall.  Players will be assigned a Paris High football player as their coach.  All games are played on Saturdays,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

The Clarksville, TX Police Department is looking for a suspect in the death of Robert Benjamin Edwards and asking for help from the public. Edwards was discovered at his home, 402 E. College Avenue in Clarksville on November 11, 2014.  He was transported to the East Texas Medical Center in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Heath), who represents Northeast Texas including Lamar County, hosted his second telephone town hall this past Thursday in which almost 10 thousand constituents participated. He revealed information about several limited government initiatives he is...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
'Slow Roll' to be a Monthly Event

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, May 25, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, May 25, 2015

Eunice Ford, 103, of the Rugby Community, passed away at 9:30 PM, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family.  A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in the pavilion at Evergreen Cemetery with Dr. L.C. Stout officiating.  The family will be at the...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
8000 Sq. Feet Commerical Building on Bonham Street

8000 Sq. Feet Commerical Building on Bonham Street

Investor special! 8000 sq ft free standing commercial building previously used as general retail. High traffic intersection in west paris. Access off of bonham st as well as 19th NW. Includes 1250 sq ft free standing commercial building with tenant in place. Owner willing to divide property as...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Commercial Building on S. Church Street

Commercial Building on S. Church Street

CITY BLOCK BORDERED ON NORTH BY MISSOURI PACIFIC RR, WEST BY CHURCH ST, SOUTH BY SYCAMORE AND EAST BY 3RD SE. VALUE PRIMARILY IN LAND AND LOCATION. BUILDINGS WITH SOME REPAIRS CAN BE UTILIZED. $350,000. ...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology will be sponsoring a Relay for Life of Lamar County “Survivor’s Banquet.” The banquet will be held on Thursday, June 18th at 6pm at the First Street Studio, which is located at 16 S.E. 1st Street in downtown Paris, and will be catered by Savory Sisters. RSVP...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

An arrest was made in the case of a home invasion that happened Wednesday night in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. On May 21, Lamar County Sheriff Detectives and Precinct One Constable Travis Rhodes arrested a Seqouyah Trey Bailey, a 19-year-old male subject...

05/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

GRACIOUS SETTING. CUSTOM BUILT BY CHARLES FENDLEY. FORMAL LIVING WITH BUILT-INS AND GAS LOGS. WOOD FLOORING. DEN WITH LOTS OF WINDOWS AND GAS LOGS. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH CORIAN COUNTER-TOPS. DOUBLE OVEN AND LOTS OF CABINETS. MOVABLE ISLAND. BREAKFAST ROOM OVERLOOKS DECK AND PERGOLA ON SIDE...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra