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Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area - Paris Texas News

Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Paris native, college student and visual artist, August Hunt, has recently added three large photograph-murals to the downtown area, bringing both an artistic look and some Paris history for...

08/26/2014 by Josh Allen

Paris City Council Addresses PEDC and Downtown

Paris City Council Addresses PEDC and Downtown - Paris Texas News

Mayor Matt Frierson called Monday afternoon’s city council meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. After the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, local area residents were given the opportunity to address the Council in a citizen’s forum. Mr. Chris Dukes, owner of a downtown property, addressed the...

08/26/2014 by NIck Murillo

Precinct 5 sits down Under the Red Hat

Precinct 5 sits down Under the Red Hat - Paris Texas News

After hotly contested Republican Primary Elections, Jimmy Hodges is running Uncontested for Constable Precinct 5 and Gene Hobbs Jr is running Uncontested for Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Place 2 in the upcoming November General Election cycle. For Jimmy, this is the very seat he has been...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra

Help build Veterans Memorial with a chance to win a 1960 T-Bird

Help build Veterans Memorial with a chance to win a 1960 T-Bird - Paris Texas News

You can buy yourself a chance to win a fully restored, 1960 Ford Thunderbird, while helping to build the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial, in the organization’s raffle that will be drawn for in November. You can purchase as many tickets as you want – the more you get,...

08/24/2014 by Josh Allen

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Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Well here’s something very few people saw coming, and it happens to involve two things I write about very frequently! This Monday, on August 25th, online retail giant Amazon announced that they will be acquiring the popular video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million in cash. The...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Max, he is a mix and is part ridgeback. The line of hair running down his back is reversed. Max came in with several of his siblings. All have received their 1st puppy shots. They look to be around 7 weeks old. All are a tiny bit shy but beautiful and seem to be healthy. There are...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra

20th Annual Evening in Paris

20th Annual Evening in Paris

Chaparral Records presents the 20th annual “Evening in Paris” this weekend at the Love Civic Center. This square dancing event actually takes place over two days, Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th. Square Dancing will be happening in two halls. Advance registration:...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration in Medicine is the subject of an open discussion forum on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Held in the PJC Math & Science Building room 101, the event is co-sponsored by PJC’s biomedical sciences program and Phi Theta Kappa, the...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests for 8/27/14

Paris Police Arrests for 8/27/14

Barylski, Michael Paul, 61, Theft Under $50 Bozarth, David James, Poss CS PG 1>=4G<200G; Forgery Financial Instrument; Poss Dangerous Drug; Criminal Mischief Bozarth, Julian Page, 22, POSS PG 1>=4G<200G; Forgery Financial; Poss Dangerous Drug Clark, Brian Joseph, 29, Fail to...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra

Free Prostate Screening today

Free Prostate Screening today

Free Prostate Screening today from 3pm til 5pm at Texas Oncology Paris located at 3550 NE Loop 286 in Paris.  This screening will be provided by Dr. James Petrikas of Texas Oncology and by Dr. Don Wikoff of Wikoff Urology.  An appointment is necessary but times are still available, so call...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra

Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Paris native, college student and visual artist, August Hunt, has recently added three large photograph-murals to the downtown area, bringing both an artistic look and some Paris history for locals and visitors to enjoy.   Hunt, who is a fine arts major at Cooper Union in New York City,...

08/26/2014 by Josh Allen

Four Bedroom Home on Stacy Lane

Four Bedroom Home on Stacy Lane

EXTRAORDINARY CUSTOM HOME,LARGE LIVING AND DINING AREAS.HEARTH ROOM OPEN TO KITCHEN & BREAKFAST AREAS. 2 FIREPLACES ONE WITH THERMOSTAT BLOWER FAN FOR CIRCULATING HEAT, 5 BEDROOMS, 5 BATHS, 2 LIVING ARES AND DOWNSTAIRS STUDY COULD BE 6TH BEDROOM. GUEST SUITE OVER GARAGE WITH PRIVATE BATH....

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

ALL RISE, the Honorable Judge...is in a Red Hat!

ALL RISE, the Honorable Judge...is in a Red Hat!

Uncontested sums up election race this year for the County Court at Law Judge. The Honorable Bill Harris has gone uncontested in the GOP Primary and will be uncontested in the November General Election for the seat he currently holds. Actually, with the Honorable Eric Clifford out of the 6th...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Another Arrest for DWI

Another Arrest for DWI

Bobby Charles Richards, 54, of Paris was arrested at 12:27 A.M. on Friday, August 22, 2014, when officers responded to a minor traffic accident in the 700 block of E Tudor St. Richards was found to be intoxicated and charged with driving while intoxicated. Richards was later transferred to...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

 North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

Yellow buses and happy faces were the scene at North Lamar Independent School District Monday morning as students stepped off buses or tumbled out of cars into the 2014-2015 school year.  While some returned to familiar campuses with a new set of teachers, others walked in to new buildings...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests on 8/25/14

Paris Police Arrests on 8/25/14

Five people were arrested yesterday by the Paris PD. Those arrested include: Head, Arvis Jay, 40, Paris Municipal Court Capias Isbell, David Allen, 30, Assault Family Violence Class A Ladell, Stacy Deshawn, 21, Assault Milam, James Hurston, 36, Parole Violation Warrant Perkins, Kenterious...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks containing school supplies were donated by Heritage House of Paris to students in need at Everett Elementary in the North Lamar Independent School District.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, pictured left, brought the brightly colored backpacks to the campus so students...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College hosts the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle display, ice cream...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris City Council Addresses PEDC and Downtown

Paris City Council Addresses PEDC and Downtown

Mayor Matt Frierson called Monday afternoon’s city council meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. After the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, local area residents were given the opportunity to address the Council in a citizen’s forum. Mr. Chris Dukes, owner of a downtown property, addressed the...

08/26/2014 by NIck Murillo

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

A great vote of confidence has been received by the Paris Junior College biomedical sciences program through renewal of an articulation agreement with the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. PJC has been one of only a...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

A look at Home Based Businesses - J. Hilburn

A look at Home Based Businesses - J. Hilburn

Many moms are turning to home-based businesses as a career alternative.  In this series, we will look at several local women (and moms) who run a home-based, direct sales businesses.  The first is Regan Anders, J. Hilburn Personal Stylist. J. Hilburn is raising the standards for men’s...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar ISD welcomed new teachers to the staff for the 2014-15 school year. New Elementary school teachers include: (beginning front row left) are Marcy Tarrant – Bailey ECC, Heather Reaves – Bailey math and science, Dayna Butler – Bailey 4th grade, and Katie Briggle – Parker Head...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Shots Fired at a Vehicle Over the Weekend

Shots Fired at a Vehicle Over the Weekend

Paris Police Officers reported hearing gunshots in the area of NE 5th St and E Tudor St at about 2:04 A.M. on August 23rd, 2014. When arriving in the area, Officers were advised that someone had shot at a vehicle as it was traveling East on Tudor St. Officers located the victim and found that...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Obituaries for Monday, August 25th

Obituaries for Monday, August 25th

Dorothy Houston ‘Dottie” Brown, 92 of Houston, formerly of Paris, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014. A private family visitation and graveside service has been scheduled. She was born in Ulm, Minnesota on May 9, 1922 to Leo and Magdalina Sprenger. In the past she and husband Werner were...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Weekend Arrests

 Paris Police responded to 289 calls for service and arrested 17 persons over the weekend. Those arrested include: Akins, Karen Lane, 56, Theft Under $50 Alexander, Jatavion Devon, Speeding Ashley, Roshay Lashawn, 42, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Canida, Janice Kay, 35,Theft...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Home with Horse Barn on 23 Acres

Home with Horse Barn on 23 Acres

This place has it all! A horse barn with 7 concrete floor stalls; 2-Stud Stalls(13×11), 2- Foaling Stalls(13×19), 3- Regular Stalls(13×9), sand floor round pen(40×40) that makes into 4 Stalls, could be 6, w/d hookup, RV hookup, tack room and feed room, bathroom and wash...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra

Precinct 5 sits down Under the Red Hat

Precinct 5 sits down Under the Red Hat

After hotly contested Republican Primary Elections, Jimmy Hodges is running Uncontested for Constable Precinct 5 and Gene Hobbs Jr is running Uncontested for Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Place 2 in the upcoming November General Election cycle. For Jimmy, this is the very seat he has been...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra

Adjusting Your Money Mindset

Adjusting Your Money Mindset

Money is a powerful force in our lives. We’re required to think about money—how much we have, how much we want, how to get more of it— on a regular basis. Undoubtedly, how we think about money influences our emotions and behaviors.  For these reasons, if you’re serious about improving...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra

Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

The 2014 Running For a Reason 5k run/walk to benefit Dylan’s Drivers is Saturday, September 20th at 8am at the Trail de Paris. The deadline to guarantee a run t-shirt is September 12th. Entry forms and payments should be sent to Dylan’s Drivers 1425 NE 29th street in Paris. Or...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra

Help build Veterans Memorial with a chance to win a 1960 T-Bird

Help build Veterans Memorial with a chance to win a 1960 T-Bird

You can buy yourself a chance to win a fully restored, 1960 Ford Thunderbird, while helping to build the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial, in the organization’s raffle that will be drawn for in November. You can purchase as many tickets as you want – the more you get,...

08/24/2014 by Josh Allen