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Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Paris – The Chisum Mustangs found themselves in a big hole Friday night to their cross-county rivals Prairiland Patriots. Chisum, down by as many as 14 points, never lost hope in their...

09/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Mt. Pleasant – The Paris High Wildcats opened the 2014 football season much the same way they finished the 2013 regular season as they dominated the Mt. Pleasant Tigers 49-6. Dominate may be a little of an understatement too as the defense of Paris suffocated Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant...

08/31/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

Paris – Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Commerce had everything you could ever hope for when talking about a High School Football game. There were huge offensive plays, big defensive stands and one dramatic finish. Coach Tim Billings first game as head coach brought...

08/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

State District Court Judge John Dietz issued his final decision yesterday in the landmark public school funding trial, Texas Taxpayers & Student Fairness Coalition, et al. v. Michael Williams, et al. Judge Dietz found the system to be inequitable, unsuitable, and inadequate in...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra

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Downtown Retail Space for Rent

Downtown Retail Space for Rent

Currently furnished as a spa, this versatile space in The Cornerstone building has potential for a variety of businesses. The recently remodeled unit has a high visibility storefront, sleek stained concrete floors, exposed brick, and plenty of office and storage space. Ideally located on a...

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD September Dates & Events

North Lamar ISD September Dates & Events

Tue 2 9:30a NLHS Senior Class Group Picture - 6:00p – 9:30p NLHS Beauty and the Beast Auditions @ NLHS Auditorium - 6:30p NLHS Key Club Meeting in Room 109 -   Wed 3 8:00a Stone School ID & Yearbook Picture Day in B gym -   Thu 4 5:30p – 6:30p Parker 5th Grade...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Busy Weekend for the Paris PD

Busy Weekend for the Paris PD

Paris Police officers responded to 354 calls for service over the 4 day period of Friday, August 30th through Monday September 1st and made 25 arrests.   A Heather Ammons, 38 of Paris was arrested on a State Jail Felony warrant out of Tyler for hindering secured creditors.   Officers...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Man Tries to Swallow Marijuana While Being Booked into Lamar County Jail

Man Tries to Swallow Marijuana While Being Booked into Lamar County Jail

A call regarding a man riding a 4-wheeler on a parking lot while dropping beer bottles on FM 79 ended with the arrest of Jesse Gorman Davis, 28 of Paris.  He was charged with:             FELONY 3, TAMPERING WITH OR FABRICATING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE •           CLASS A,...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Downtown Restaurant JAXX Gourmet Burgers is For Sale

Downtown Restaurant JAXX Gourmet Burgers is For Sale

Thriving downtown restaurant and bar including 2 bedroom loft upstairs! No need to start from scratch, this one is ready to go!! Owner will convey business name, recipes, FF & E and allowable inventory along with real estate. Restaurant has seating for approximately 80 and parking in...

6 hours ago by eParisExtra
Make the Right Moves to Leave a Legacy to Grandchildren

Make the Right Moves to Leave a Legacy to Grandchildren

On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your grandchildren express their feelings for you, you undoubtedly have a very big place in your...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra
Chisum Teacher Katherine Cass is Finalist for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year

Chisum Teacher Katherine Cass is Finalist for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year

Katherine Cass, a fourth-grade reading and social studies teacher at Chisum Elementary School, is advancing as one of three finalists for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year. She learned at a recent district-wide assembly of faculty and staff she had won Region 8 Teacher of the Year. “You...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Fundraiser in Bogata for Kason Rein Tubb

Fundraiser in Bogata for Kason Rein Tubb

Kason Rein Tubb was born May 9th, 2014 to Brian and Kimberly Tubb from Bogata, Texas.  Shortly before he was born, the doctors informed his parents that he would be a dwarf and his chance for survival would be slim, but survived he did. Shortly after he was delivered, he was also diagnosed...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Obituary for Tuesday, September 2nd

Obituary for Tuesday, September 2nd

HELEN MARIE BOSS 92, of Paris died at 1:14 PM, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at her home.  A graveside service is set for 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will be at their residence at all times and no formal visitation hour will be observed.  Fry &...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Over the three day Labor Day weekend, 23 people were arrested. Ammons, Heather Renee, 38, Hinder Secured Crediotors Connot, Seth Garrett, 23, Expired Motor Vehicle; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Davis, Jesse Gorman, 28, Poss Marijuana<=2oz in Drug Free Zone; Public Intoxication;...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Paris – The Chisum Mustangs found themselves in a big hole Friday night to their cross-county rivals Prairiland Patriots. Chisum, down by as many as 14 points, never lost hope in their thrilling 40-39 victory. The Patriots took a 14-0 lead less than four minutes into the game and it...

09/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

A look at scheduled events on Paris ISD campuses for the next two weeks. Monday, August 25 – September 5, 2014 Paris High School Cosmetology Class selling chances to win 1 of 4 baskets   Paris Junior High School 7th Grade Cheerleaders Fundraiser – Order forms can be picked up...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

During the North Lamar pep rally, Principal Clint Hildreth took the ice bucket challenge in honor of former coach and teacher Lance Johnson. Pouring the cooler of ice water on his head are Saveuyon Brown, left, and Jake Wynn, right. The event is in conjunction with Hildreth’s challenge to...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
'Mom's Night Out' Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

"Mom's Night Out" Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

“Mom’s Night Out” a fashion show and wine tasting will be held at the Carriage House on September 13th from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are $25 and include hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting. All proceeds benefit Episcopal Day School for playground shading and equipment. The...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, September 1, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, September 1, 2014

Billy Wesley Cochran, 73, of Paris, formerly of Taylortown, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 3:00 pm, Monday, September 1, 2014 in the Pavilion of Union Cemetery at Taylortown with Jesse Ray Cochran officiating. Billy was born...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

North Lamar Project Graduation will host a Tailgate Party on Friday, September 5, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until Halftime.  Seniors and their parents will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, a drink and dessert for a $5.00 donation.  The North Lamar Panthers...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Commercial Property For Sale at Main and the Loop

Commercial Property For Sale at Main and the Loop

Prime Location at busy intersection. 1.54 Acres of land with portion of existing motel. Ideal location for truck stop, restaurant, and commercial business needed for lots of traffic. NL ISD. On 1.545 acres. Approximate square feet: 13,462.  $499,000     ...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Republican Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

Lamar County Republican Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

With the upcoming November elections, the Hat sits down for a question and answer session with John Kruntorad, the Chairman of the Lamar County Republican Party. Unfortunately the Chairman did not want his picture taken in that bright red cowboy hat, so I am headless on this...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on the Plaza Friday Night

Music on the Plaza Friday Night

The “Jam Room” presents “Music on the Plaza” Friday, September 5th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The live music concert will feature the 12th Street “Jam Band.” Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and to dine from a wide selection of downtown...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

PALS, a group of student leaders at Chisum Elementary, have challenged Superintendent Tommy Chalaire, Elementary Principal Wendy Ruthart, and Elementary Secretary Amanda Pierce to take the ALS ice bucket challenge.  Beginning September 15, 2014, all 420 elementary students will be asked to...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Mt. Pleasant – The Paris High Wildcats opened the 2014 football season much the same way they finished the 2013 regular season as they dominated the Mt. Pleasant Tigers 49-6. Dominate may be a little of an understatement too as the defense of Paris suffocated Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant...

08/31/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

Paris – Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Commerce had everything you could ever hope for when talking about a High School Football game. There were huge offensive plays, big defensive stands and one dramatic finish. Coach Tim Billings first game as head coach brought...

08/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Lamar County Democratic Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

Lamar County Democratic Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

With the upcoming November elections, the Hat sits down for a question & answer session with Gary O’Conner, the Chairman of the Lamar County Democratic Party. Question 1: Tell us about yourself? Gary: My family moved here in 1959 from New York State when I was 14. I went to school at...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Five Bedroom House on 11 Acres

Five Bedroom House on 11 Acres

LOVELY COUNTRY HOME ON 11 ACRES. OLDER BARN, 1 ACRE POND, 40X40 METAL SHOP, PLENTY ROOM FOR THE KIDS. LARGE ROOMS, PLENTY CLOSETS, SUNKEN MARBLE TUB, 2 500 GAL SEPTIC TANKS, 350 LATERAL LINES.CIRCLE DRIVE, LOTS OF TREES, LARGE FIREPLACE OPENS ON 2 SIDES, KITCHEN HAS CUSTOM CABINETS, PANTRY,...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Volunteerism Kicks off United Way’s Annual Campaign

Volunteerism Kicks off United Way’s Annual Campaign

To increase community participation in the “Building a Better Community with YOU”, United Way announces a campaign goal of $550,000 to benefit Lamar County residents United Way of Lamar County kicks off its 2015 Annual Campaign on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. for...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
53.8 Acres in NL ISD

53.8 Acres in NL ISD

LAND HAS TWO POINTS OF ACCESS. ONE IS EAST OF THE EAGLES AND ONE WEST OF THE CHURCH. YOU WILL NEED TO PLAT TO SEE HOW THE PROPERTY LIES.  53.8 Acres in NL ISD. $150,000.  1101 NW LOOP 286, PARIS, TX 75460 ACROSS FROM CAMPBELL SOUP ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE LOOP      ...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra