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Woman Charged with Negligent Homicide

In March a head-on collision on highway 82  resulted in the death of 66 year old Charlotte Webster. Nina Renee Dawson, (pictured), 28 of Brookston, has now been charged with negligent homicide,...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Rotary Recognizes Charter Members

Rotary Recognizes Charter Members

The Rotary Club of Paris United recently held its end of the year banquet at Paris Golf & Country Club where they recognized several Rotarians as charter members of the Rotary Club of Greater Paris. Pictured left to right Reeves Hayter, Jim bell, Thomas Belew. Not pictured are Ed Ellis, Tom...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
CASA Country Swing August 15th

CASA Country Swing August 15th

The CASA Country Swing Event is scheduled for August 15th at 5:30pm at the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple and include dinner of steak or chicken fajitas and fixings catered by Hole in the Wall, music and entertainment by The Legends and a Live and Silent...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be holding their annual event on Thursday, August 6th from 5:30pm -10pm at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 7pm. The event includes dinner and drinks, a live and silent auction with Joey Jobes Hand carved decoys,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra

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Commercial Building on Loop For Sale

Commercial Building on Loop For Sale

Prime retail / business location. High traffic area on NE Loop 286. 10,000+ square ft. on just under 1 acre paved lot, multiple bathrooms, Open layout. Great Potential! (formerly Crosswire) $395,000.   ...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Woman Charged with Negligent Homicide

Woman Charged with Negligent Homicide

In March a head-on collision on highway 82  resulted in the death of 66 year old Charlotte Webster. Nina Renee Dawson, (pictured), 28 of Brookston, has now been charged with negligent homicide, for causing that fatal crash. DPS allege that Dawson was attempting to pass a vehicle in a no-pass...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Rotary Recognizes Charter Members

Rotary Recognizes Charter Members

The Rotary Club of Paris United recently held its end of the year banquet at Paris Golf & Country Club where they recognized several Rotarians as charter members of the Rotary Club of Greater Paris. Pictured left to right Reeves Hayter, Jim bell, Thomas Belew. Not pictured are Ed Ellis, Tom...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 3, 2015. Williams, Edward Dewayne, Poss Marijuana<2oz; Poss Dangerous Drug McNeal, Timothy Blake, MTAG-Criminal Mischief>=$1500<420K; Driving While License Invalid w/Previous Conv/Susp Owens, Barbara, Criminal...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Accepting Acpplications for Citizens Police Academy

Paris Police Department Accepting Acpplications for Citizens Police Academy

The Paris Police Department is proud to announce the scheduling of the 8th Annual Citizens Police Academy. Class 2015-8 will begin on Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM on September 15th. Classes are held in the EOC/Training Room at the police station and meet on Tuesday evenings for 10 weeks. There is...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Karol Adams Asay returned to Heaven August 2, 2015. She was born Oct. 14, 1939, in Jacksonville, Texas to J. P. & Judith Adams. She spent a happy childhood in Canton and moved to Mena, AR prior to attending college at East Texas State University. She devoted her career to teaching students...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/3/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/3/15

Paris Police responded to 97 calls for service, and arrested 9 persons on August 3, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Anderson, Freddy Ray, 52, No License Plate Lights; Violate Promise To Bivens, Shelby Jo, No Operator; Expired Motor Vehicle; Fail to Attend School Coleman, Lincy Franklin,...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Gun Stolen in 1987 Found

Gun Stolen in 1987 Found

A gun that was reported to have been stolen in August of 1987 has been found. A pistol was reported stolen from the Otasco Store that was located in the 300 block of Bonham Street. That store has long since gone out of business. A Lamar County Deputy recovered the gun when the person that had...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
CASA Country Swing August 15th

CASA Country Swing August 15th

The CASA Country Swing Event is scheduled for August 15th at 5:30pm at the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple and include dinner of steak or chicken fajitas and fixings catered by Hole in the Wall, music and entertainment by The Legends and a Live and Silent...

08/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom, Three Bath Home in Morningside

Three Bedroom, Three Bath Home in Morningside

Must see this newly remodeled 3 bedroom/2 bath/3 car garage home. Additional large bonus room with Kitchen, full bath and several walk-in closets, could be used for man cave, ladies retreat, mother-in-law suite, dark room, play room, home school area, or teen hang-out. Lots of wood features and...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Driver Flees Scene of Accident

Driver Flees Scene of Accident

Paris Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 700 block of NE 12th Street where a 1999 green Mercury Grand Marquis was lodged in a fence. The vehicle was travelling eastbound in the in the 1100 block of Tudor Street when it left the roadway, struck a utility pole, drove...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Mower Stolen on Saturday

Mower Stolen on Saturday

Paris Police officers responded to a theft that had occurred in the 600 block of Clarksville Street at 7:14 P.M. on Saturday,August 1, 2015. It was reported that a new red Gravely commercial walk-behind mower had been stolen while the complainant finished trimming a yard. The victim stated...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

51 year old Jeffery Carl Armstrong, (pictured)of Paris, was arrested in the 1300 block of Clarksville Street at 9:35 P.M. on Friday, July 31, 2015. Officers responded to a disturbance in the parking lot where a Ford pick-up had struck a Chevrolet car and the drivers were arguing. It was found...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be holding their annual event on Thursday, August 6th from 5:30pm -10pm at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 7pm. The event includes dinner and drinks, a live and silent auction with Joey Jobes Hand carved decoys,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Thirteen people were arrested by the Paris Police Department over the weekend. The adults arrested include: Armstrong, Jeffery Carl, 51, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more Black, Larry Matthew, 45,  Public Intoxication Brooks, David Ross, 45, Public Intoxication Burton, John Jubal, 43,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Individuals, teams rack up academic honors at Paris Junior College

Individuals, teams rack up academic honors at Paris Junior College

Two Paris Junior College baseball players received Academic All American recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association, which also recognized PJC’s baseball and softball teams as qualifiers for 2014-15 NJCAA Academic Teams. Austin McDaniel, who came to PJC from Flower...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Seventeen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 4:24am on July 31st and 1:47am on August 3, 2015. Allen, Brenda Kay, Public Intoxication w/3 prior convictions Dawson, Nina Renee, Criminal Negligence Homicide Mehmeti, Ilmi, Poss Marijuana<2oz Christopher, David Earl, BS/Poss...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, August 3rd

Obituaries for Monday, August 3rd

Jeremy Daniel Crawford, 29, of Oceanside, CA, formerly of Paris, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at his home. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:30 a.m. Thursday August 6th at DFW National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3rd at...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

A memorial gift to Paris Junior College in 1995 was the spark leading to a recent estate gift of nearly $1 million to PJC, all to benefit students from Red River County. John Tate and Reva Davis created an endowed scholarship at Paris Junior College in 1995 for students of the Rivercrest...

08/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Custom Home on 2.6 Acres

Custom Home on 2.6 Acres

Beautiful custom home in a great setting. Grand entry opens into the 2 story living room with plenty of windows, open to dining and kitchen. Kitchen features granite tops, gas stove, plenty of custom cabinetry and an oversized pantry. Den above garage has a wet bar and access to a 2nd story...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Winner of 'Name that Boat Race' Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Winner of "Name that Boat Race" Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Rev up your engines and slip on your lifejackets: drag boats are coming to hit the waves at Lake Crook. The Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBRA) will be in charge of the Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, which was named by Kim Jones (pictured) of Paris Optical. Jones was the winner of the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade

Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade

Microsoft announced its successor to Windows 8, inexplicably skipping the number 9 and going straight to Windows 10. Regardless of the odd title scheme, the new operating system is now out, and it’s available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users for the first year. So what’s the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
August Continuing Education courses at PJC

August Continuing Education courses at PJC

The Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department will hold a free Health Care Information Session from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The session focuses on the many healthcare courses offered through PJC’s continuing education program, and allows for questions and answers. To...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015, Davion Latrone Young, 40 of Paris,  was arrested on a warrant charging sexual assault of a child. An investigation on other criminal complaints led investigators to file charges for this crime after identifying a victim who was 15 and 16 at the times of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris Police Department officers assisted the Lamar County Sheriff officers  in a pursuit of a vehicle that was on the wrong side of the highway on Loop 286 yesterday, Thursday, July 30th. Deputies first spotted the vehicle westbound in the eastbound loop around the 1000 block of the NE...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Conservation Advisory

Conservation Advisory

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of Texas, asked electricity consumers to limit or reduce electricity use where possible from 3 to 7 PM yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015. With temperatures in the 100s forecasted throughout next week, the need to...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra