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Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

A record number of Paris Junior College students participated in Friday evening’s commencement ceremony. With more than 300 students wanting to walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the ceremony was moved to the Paris High School Gymnasium to accommodate overflow crowds. Dr. Pamela...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Member Sworn In; New Mayor Chosen

City Council Member Sworn In; New Mayor Chosen

Matt Frierson (District 5), Dr. Steve Clifford (District 4) and A.J. Hashmi (District 7) were sworn in as Paris City Council members Monday night during the regular scheduled meeting. In a 4-3 vote Dr. Hashmi was chosen as Mayor.  Sue Lancaster (District 2) was elected mayor pro-tem. ...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Help Name Boat Race and Win Cash

Help Name Boat Race and Win Cash

The Visitors and Convention Council is pleased to announce that the drag boat races are returning to Lake Crook.  Tourism director Becky Semple has worked diligently with the Southern Drag Boat Association (SBDA), the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Paris to bring back the...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra

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Four Bedroom Home in Beaver Creek

Four Bedroom Home in Beaver Creek

SPACIOUS BEAVER CREEK HOME ON OVER HALF ACRE LOT,WONDERFUL FLOOR PLAN WITH SPLIT MASTER, MANY WINDOWS, COVERED RV PARKING AND LARGE SHOP. North Lamar ISD. $197,000. ...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted sixty-six seventh graders recently. Members must have a cumulative grade point average of 89.5; however, membership is more than just academic. Students must also demonstrate high standards in leadership, service,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:22am on 5/20 and 12:32 am on 5/21/15. Mendoza, Miguel Angel, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Sanders, Zill, III, Poss Marijuana<2oz Sanders, Jamar Cortez, Jr., Poss Marijuana<2oz Shirley, Rachael Elizabeth, No Driver’s License...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum ISD had 7 students compete in the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council’s 23rd Annual Student Juried Exhibit. There are hundreds of entries, and of those there is only ONE Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and two honorable mentions. Because there are no categories and all...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 21, 2015

Obituaries for May 21, 2015

Glyndon (Glen) H. Biddle, age 84, of Paris crossed over on May 18, 2015. He was born January 29, 1931 in Rosston, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one grandchild. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Biddle, one brother, two sisters, daughter Linda Winters,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Two People Reportedly Robbed on Grand Avenue on Wednesday

Two People Reportedly Robbed on Grand Avenue on Wednesday

At 7:23 P.M. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, a 21 year old male and an 18 year old female reported that they had been robbed in the 600 block of Grand Avenue. The victims described the suspects as two black males wearing black t-shirts and blue jeans. Further descriptions advise that one was...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/20/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/20/15

Five people were arrested by the Paris Police on 5/20/15. Ginn, Rebecca Diane, 25, Motion to Adjudicate Jeffery, Kevaniesha Chrishunda, 25, Running Stop Sign; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To Pittman, Ashley Rebecca, 21, Fail to Display Driver’s Terrell, Ashlee Rose, 28,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

The May 18, 2015 meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents opened with a presentation from Tom Glascock, Vice President – Plant Manager of Turner Industries. The company is seeking a 100 percent, 10-year tax abatement for two projects estimated to total between $12-13 million....

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Advice to Graduating Seniors...

Advice to Graduating Seniors...

I don’t have a graduating senior yet, but with two in high school, this year’s graduation season has me feeling more sentimental than usual. Dealing with the reality that your children are growing up and going to leave the nest is hard. But I’ve always firmly believed that we raise our...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House on Pine Mill Road

Four Bedroom House on Pine Mill Road

HARD TO FIND!! 4 BEDROOM IN IMMACULATE CONDITION! LARGE LIVING AREA WITH TALL CEILINGS AND WINDOWS, CUSTOM KITCHEN WITH MOSAIC TILE BACKSPLASH, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, PANTRY, 4TH BEDROOM UPSTAIRS IDEAL FOR TEENAGERS/WORKOUT RM/OFFICE, PRIVACY FENCED BACKYARD AND LOW MAINTENANCE LANDSCAPING. NL...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Cas Haley at That Guy's Coffee

Cas Haley at That Guy's Coffee

Cas Haley will be performing  on Friday, May 29th at That Guy’s Coffee, located at 117 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Doors will open at 7pm and the music starts at 7:30pm. Opening for Cas Haley is Chris Lancaster and Special Guests include Ryan Eldridge, Will Lydgate and Ben...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Cunningham, Micah Skylar, Public Intoxication Crow, Timothy Dale, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; POSS CS PG 1>=1G<4G Kennison, Derek Drey, Sexual Assault Child Mullins, Amy Huneycutt, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Gray, Santwan Dewayne, Criminal Nonsupport; Assault Family/Household...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jane Holland Polk, 91, of Paris, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at her home while surrounded by family. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21st, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Hines & Rev. Eugene Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/19/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/19/15

Cooper, Tosha Dionne, 37, Fail to Confine Dog; Fail to Maintain; Fail to Appear Non Traffic; Parent Contributing to Davis, Adrian Antijuan, 26, Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Ellis, Jason William Allen, 26, Agg Assault Causes Fox, Kyle Anthony, 23, Fail to maintain;...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand jury: 29 indicted in May

Grand jury: 29 indicted in May

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty nine individuals for the month of May last week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Joe William Acevedo – Possession w/ Intent to Distribute Controlled...

05/20/2015 by Josh Allen
Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough recognized employees for their...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC jewelry program holds awards ceremony

PJC jewelry program holds awards ceremony

An awards and recognition ceremony was held Thursday, May 14 for students attending Paris Junior College’s Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology. Winners of the Stuller Awards for Excellence (pictured right) included, from left, Beverly Gilbert, Lily Marie Kauffeld Ellicott, Chengzhou...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS:“Step-by-Step” Approach Can Ease Estate-planning Process

FINANCIAL FOCUS:“Step-by-Step” Approach Can Ease Estate-planning Process

Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress you’re making toward your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement. However, you might be less excited...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Ultra HD Blu-ray discs coming later this year

Ultra HD Blu-ray discs coming later this year

Just this year, I finally started building up my Blu-ray collection, despite having had a Blu-ray player in my PlayStation 3 for several years. The collection currently sits at 5 Schwarzenegger movies and a Studio Ghibli film. And, just my luck, I might have to rebuild this “vast”...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Four Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Spacious, bright, contemporary home! Grand foyer, family room w/ beamed vaulted ceilings. Large garden room w/ hot tub over looking multi-deck patio area. Work island kitchen – new granite tops and splash. Garden tub master suite. Recent flooring – extensive wood & tile. New...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Miss Darlin, she is a beautiful shy chocolate lab mix. This petite little girl has been in the shelter way to long. Darlin is 8/10 weeks old & will be a medium size dog when grown.  Very sweet and gentle, she just wants to curl up in your lab and be loved.  She will make a...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC holds GED graduation ceremony

PJC holds GED graduation ceremony

Ceremonies were held for students from the past year who successfully met testing requirements to receive general education development (GED) diplomas Tuesday, May 7, in Paris Junior College’s Hunt Center. PJC Director of Adult Education and Family Literacy Susan Sanchez introduced guest...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Oncology Sponsors a 'Survivor Celebration'

Texas Oncology Sponsors a "Survivor Celebration"

Texas Oncology is sponsoring a “Survivor Celebration”  to light up the night for the survivors of cancer. This special event will be held Monday, June 8th at 7:30pm until dark at the Love Civic Center. There will be sweet treats and a celebration for the memory books as the Eiffel...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

A record number of Paris Junior College students participated in Friday evening’s commencement ceremony. With more than 300 students wanting to walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the ceremony was moved to the Paris High School Gymnasium to accommodate overflow crowds. Dr. Pamela...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Missing Person Case Closed

Missing Person Case Closed

Paris police released in a statement yesterday that the missing person investigation of Cody Lawson Stephens, 29, of Paris is closed. Chief of Police Bob Hundley said in a statement that, “after several different people have come forward with information regarding seeing Mr. Stephens in...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra