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Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight - Paris Texas News

Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

The second weekend of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, J.B., opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm....

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Ask for Public's Help in Finding Suspect

Paris Police Ask for Public's Help in Finding Suspect

Paris Police need the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a burglary of a vehicle case that occurred on Monday, September 8, 2014. At About 11:53 P.M. on September 8th, security cameras captured an image of a suspect entering a vehicle on a parking lot in the 3200 block of NE Loop 286....

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

On Monday the 8th of September, Laura Bivens was notified that she was selected by the Lamar County Commissioners Court as the new Lamar County Veterans Service Officer (VSO). She will be replacing the Interim VSO, C.H. “Chet” Hilyer.  Yesterday, she was formally appointed by County Judge...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

What began as an invitation to Industry Leaders in the United Way of Lamar Annual Campaign, has grown into a highly competitive event.  With teams traveling from as far as Ada, Oklahoma to Pittsburgh, Texas, for this one day competition. Standing ankle deep in the soupy mud, teams of 3 men and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra

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Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD announced today the launch of its Paris ISD App, an all-in-one information source for parents, students, staff and community members.  The app was developed specifically to provide direct access to the district’s most sought after information in the most convenient format—your...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House on 3.72 Acres in Paris City Limits

Four Bedroom House on 3.72 Acres in Paris City Limits

REMARKABLE 2 STORY HOME NESTLED ON 3.7 ACRES, BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED WITH GARDEN AND PRIVATE TRAILS LOCATED IN THE CITY LIMITS OF PARIS. THIS 4 BEDROOM HOME WITH OFFICE/STUDY HAS 2 LARGE LIVING AREAS AND FORMAL DINING THAT BOAST A SPECTACULAR VIEW TO THE GROUNDS. LARGE CUSTOM KITCHEN WITH...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan's Driver's Ride for a Reason this Saturday

Dylan’s Driver’s annual Ride for a Reason is this Saturday, September 20th. The day begins with a 5K Run/Walk at the Trail de Paris entrance by the Pavilion. There will also be a softball tournament at 9am. Beginning at 10am there will be a motorcycle poker run, a dunking booth, a...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery Announces Opening of Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show

NXS Gallery Announces Opening of Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show

The NXS Gallery would like to invite everyone to the opening of the Paris Area Fine Arts Educators Show. Featuring local artists and teachers from our area including: Marvin Gorley, Gail Hogue, Susan Moore, Mary Musick, John Simmons, and Lena Spencer. Works include paintings, ceramics,...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

Second Weekend of the Critically Acclaimed Play J.B. Opens Tonight

The second weekend of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, J.B., opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets are still available to all shows. This critically acclaimed play is the retelling of the...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar will announce its Homecoming Queen at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  Nominees pictured from front row left are Marin Ivers, Kimmy Cox and Hannah Sartor. In back are Ashley White and Leslee Elliott. Students across the district will celebrate the week...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling Ribbon Cutting

LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling Ribbon Cutting

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling. Members of the Chamber  welcomed new Chamber Members and  Co-Owners Carla Moffitt and Wendy McNeal of LifeSynergyCoaching and Counseling. The new counseling center, located in the Chisum...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

The Paris Junior College Fall Invitational was held Monday at the Paris Golf and Country Club, and the Dragons finished in second place among the seven-team field, with one player named Medalist. Highly ranked McLennan was the team champion with a two under par two round total of 558. The...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests On 9/17/2014

Paris PD Arrests On 9/17/2014

Paris Police responded to 121 calls for service and arrested 5 persons on September 17th, 2014. The adults arrested were: Cook, Chelsea Renee, 28, Fail to Appear Non Traffic Haley, Roger Lynn, 43, Fail to Signal/Turn; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Nation, James Marshall, 37, Warrant Outside...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Ask for Public's Help in Finding Suspect

Paris Police Ask for Public's Help in Finding Suspect

Paris Police need the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a burglary of a vehicle case that occurred on Monday, September 8, 2014. At About 11:53 P.M. on September 8th, security cameras captured an image of a suspect entering a vehicle on a parking lot in the 3200 block of NE Loop 286....

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NE Texas Safety Summit

NE Texas Safety Summit

The NE Texas Safety Summit that is being sponsored by the Lamar Co. Coalition of Education, Business and Industry and presented by  local law enforcement is scheduled for Friday, October 3rd from 9a-11am. This is a great opportunity for the community to come together to begin to plan for...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Microsoft buys Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion

Microsoft buys Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion

Microsoft announced on Monday that they will be acquiring Mojang, the studio behind the popular Minecraft computer game, for a total of $2.5 billion. Mojang will be joining Microsoft’s stable of game developers at Microsoft Studios. Along with the purchase of Mojang, Microsoft will gain the...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
I Love Paris October 4th featuring Matt Gumm

I Love Paris October 4th featuring Matt Gumm

“I LOVE PARIS” Sponsored by The Paris Education Foundation SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014 6:00 P.M. Paris High Commons Area/Cafeteria JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF LAUGHTER WITH BRANSON COMEDIAN/ENTERTAINER, MATT GUMM. MATT WAS AWARDED BRANSON’S MALE ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR IN 2012 AND...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

Fifty new faces were welcomed into the North Lamar Beta Club on Sunday, September 14 at North Lamar High School.  The mission of the group is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among students. Those inducted were Natalie Allen, Sam Asay, Tyler...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested with Jar of Marijuana, Found to Be Growing Marijuana Plants

Man Arrested with Jar of Marijuana, Found to Be Growing Marijuana Plants

After Joshua Bryan Morris’ arrest on September 15, 2014 for possession of marijuana, Morris advised detectives that he was growing marijuana in his apartment in the 1600 block of NW Loop 286. Morris gave investigators consent to search his apartment. Inside, investigators allegedly found...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 9/16/14

Paris PD Arrests 9/16/14

Paris Police responded to 112 calls for service and arrested 5 persons on September 16th, 2014. Devereaux, Patricia Nicole, 24, Theft Under $50; Theft by Check Gill, Camesha Miosha, Fail to Display Driver’s; Paris Muncipal Court Capias Malone, Jeffrey, 55, Unl Poss Firearm By...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

On Monday the 8th of September, Laura Bivens was notified that she was selected by the Lamar County Commissioners Court as the new Lamar County Veterans Service Officer (VSO). She will be replacing the Interim VSO, C.H. “Chet” Hilyer.  Yesterday, she was formally appointed by County Judge...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Malone Arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Malone Arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Jeffery Malone, 55, of Paris, was arrested at about 2:13 P.M. on September 16, 2014 and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. A Paris Police Officer made contact with Malone in the 700 block of Bonham St in reference to a traffic complaint. Malone was wearing a shoulder...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Neighbor Takes Photos of A Burglary Suspect who is Apprehended by Police

Neighbor Takes Photos of A Burglary Suspect who is Apprehended by Police

Paris Police Officers responded to the 3000 block of Abbott Lane in reference to a security check at about 8:36 A.M. yesterday, September 16, 2014. The caller advised that she was witnessing a black male attempting to break into a residence. The caller advised that she is a neighbor and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

What began as an invitation to Industry Leaders in the United Way of Lamar Annual Campaign, has grown into a highly competitive event.  With teams traveling from as far as Ada, Oklahoma to Pittsburgh, Texas, for this one day competition. Standing ankle deep in the soupy mud, teams of 3 men and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

Meet this tiny girl Jasmine , aka “Jazzy” . Jazzy is very tiny, weighing in around 6 lbs. she is a chocolate and white terrier mix. She is a little shy but very sweet. Jasmine is terrified here at the shelter she needs a loving home . Come by the Paris Animal shelter and meet...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom House in Reno

Three Bedroom House in Reno

VERY WELL MAINTAINED. QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD. COUNTRY VIEWS. DEN HAS NATURAL GAS HEATER WITH MANTLE. RADIANT (GAS) HEATER FOR BACK UP HEAT. ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS. COVERED PATIO OVERLOOKS NEIGHBORS ACREAGE. STG. BLDG. TREE SHADED LOT. TREE SWING IN FRONT STAYS. UPDATED COLORS. KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST....

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested With Jar of Marijuana and A Military Knife

Man Arrested With Jar of Marijuana and A Military Knife

On September 15, 2014 at about 8:25 P.M., Paris Police responded to a call in the 1800 block of NW Loop 286 where it was reported that a white male with no shirt on had just tried to sell the caller some marijuana. The caller stated that the man was carrying a large jar filled with marijuana...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

40 year old Samuel Chico Gonzales, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant on September 15, 2014 charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child. The warrant stemmed from a case where it was reported that a 10 month old baby had been sexually assaulted. During the investigation, Gonzales...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Last night at the joint meeting of the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC), Ricky Hayes, owner of Retail Attractions, gave a written statement to  the members concerning the audit and investigation done by Defenbaugh and Associates. Retail Attractions is...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

WANDA LEE BROWN , 86, of Reno, Texas, passed from this life unexpectedly on Friday September 12, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 17, 2014 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with Wade White officiating. Interment will follow in...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra