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PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers. ...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT warns of possible closure of Highway 271 between Hugo and Paris as flood waters rise. TxDOT has announced that 271 near Arthur City could be closed sometime tonight if waters along the Red River continue to rise. On Tuesday afternoon, 271 was down to one lane on the Oklahoma.   ...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
'Breaking Bad” Star to Perform in Paris, TX Friday Night

"Breaking Bad” Star to Perform in Paris, TX Friday Night

After being Detective Steven “Gomie” Gomez on the hit cult AMC series “Breaking Bad” for all 5 seasons, Steven Michael Quezada is returning to his roots in stand up comedy. Quezada currently on the set for a new movie, will be in Paris Friday night for two shows at LMAO Comedy. “Stand...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County. According to the National Weather Service this is a dangerous and life threatening situation. The Flood Warning continues for the Red River at Arthur city until further notice At...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra

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Hilltop Home on 110+ Acres

Hilltop Home on 110+ Acres

Hilltop home on 110+ acres. Peaceful setting with a view. Rocking chair friendly front porch to watch the evening sunset. Custom built 4 bedroom home, 2.5 baths with open living concept. Recently updated kitchen with new granite countertops and tiles backsplash. Spacious open living room with...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student receives wheelchair

PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers.  In one of his visits, he became aware of a problem Jadadrion was experiencing and decided to do...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT warns of possible closure of Highway 271 between Hugo and Paris as flood waters rise. TxDOT has announced that 271 near Arthur City could be closed sometime tonight if waters along the Red River continue to rise. On Tuesday afternoon, 271 was down to one lane on the Oklahoma.   ...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 5/26/15

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 5/26/15

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:53pm and 11:05pm on May 26, 2015. Marion, Taylor Elizabeth, Issuance of Bad Check Dillard, Lee Gene, Jr., Theft Property>=$50<$500 Ladell, Stacey Deshawn, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Reyes, Gilbert Bobby, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
 SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

North Lamar’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) awarded winners of the “How do You Stay Physically Fit” poster contest.  Raynie Lewis from Everett Elementary was 1st place winner, Bryson Bates (pictured right) from Parker Elementary was 2nd place, and Logan Dority from Everett was...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 27, 2015

Obituaries for May 27, 2015

William J. Thomas, 97, of Paris, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 16th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Thomas and Rev. Gary Regan officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
'Breaking Bad” Star to Perform in Paris, TX Friday Night

"Breaking Bad” Star to Perform in Paris, TX Friday Night

After being Detective Steven “Gomie” Gomez on the hit cult AMC series “Breaking Bad” for all 5 seasons, Steven Michael Quezada is returning to his roots in stand up comedy. Quezada currently on the set for a new movie, will be in Paris Friday night for two shows at LMAO Comedy. “Stand...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/26/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/26/15

Seven people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. The adults arrested include: Ballard, Michael Scott, 31, Disorderly Coleman, Tobie, 47, Motor Vehicle Inspection; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To Cooper, Sharon Ann, 47, Theft...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Apple rumored to be working on 12-inch “iPad Pro” with “split screen” functionality

Apple rumored to be working on 12-inch “iPad Pro” with “split screen” functionality

9to5Mac, a reputable Apple news source, reports that Apple is working on a new 12-inch iPad, a considerable size upgrade from the current 9.7-inch iPad Air. Codenamed “J98” and “J99” (differentiated as the “Wi-Fi” and “cellular” models) these rumored new models are referred to...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Beautiful Home in Morningside

Beautiful Home in Morningside

Grand Home! Large entry way opens to the living room, with tall ceilings, large crown molding, wood floors, and the recent addition of a gas log fireplace. Kitchen has granite counter tops with lots of custom cabinets and counter space. By the kitchen you have an oversized laundry/mud room,...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Respond to Call of Shots Fired on Sunday Afternoon

Paris Police Respond to Call of Shots Fired on Sunday Afternoon

Paris Police responded to a shots fired call at 1:08 P.M. on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in the 400 block of W Kaufman Street. Officers made contact with three individuals who were very uncooperative. It was later reported that a 21 year old male had fired three shots at the feet of a 25 year old...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Assaults Home Health Nurses and Police Officer

Man Assaults Home Health Nurses and Police Officer

At 7:11 A.M. on May 22, 2015, Paris Police responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of NE 10th Street. It was reported that two home health nurses were at the residence to care for a patient when the son of the patient assaulted the caregivers. When officers attempted to place 35 year...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

Flood Warning Issued in Arthur City

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Red River at Arthur City affecting Choctaw County. According to the National Weather Service this is a dangerous and life threatening situation. The Flood Warning continues for the Red River at Arthur city until further notice At...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

Saving for future expenses can be challenging, and saving for disability-related expenses adds another piece to the puzzle. Many families with a disabled family member need to save for significant out-of-pocket expenses and build up a decent balance while continuing to qualify for access to...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Between 10:09am and 11:45pm on May 25th, seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail. Smith, Duane, CCC/MTAG/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Alley, Chrissy Ann, CCC/MTAG Theft Property>=$50<$500 Gray, Justin Lee, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Williams, Kenny Dale, Violation of Parole;...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary held its National Elementary Honors Society (NEHS) induction for eight fourth graders on May 22.  Standing behind the ceremony table after signing the NEHS book beginning front row left are Cody Pierce, Camden Renfro, Riley Rutz, and Morgan Wharton.  In back are...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Memorial Day Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Memorial Day Weekend Arrests

Twenty-one people were arrested by the Paris Police Department over the holiday weekend. The adults arrested include: Baeza, Amber Rayne, 23, Resist Arrest, Search or Transport; Criminal Trespass Battle, Cameo Comes, 34, Theft Property>=$20<$500 By check; Poss Marijuana<2oz Carreno,...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
'Young Performers Workshop' on Saturday at PHS

"Young Performers Workshop" on Saturday at PHS

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Priced to sell! NLISD, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath on over 9 acres! This split master arrangement is perfect for the growing family and enjoy the bonus for additional living or game room. There are several outbuildings to utilize for work or play and a metal roof on the home for very low...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Thirty people were booked into the Lamar County Jail this weekend. Lester, William Alan, Assault (Class C) Upchurch, Stephen Anthony, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; POSS CS PG 1>=4G<200G; Poss Marijuana<2oz Johnson, Damion Odell, DCC/Assault Family/House Member Impede Breath Baeza,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 summer football sign ups are going on at the Boys and Girls Club through May 29th.  Fee to participate is $20. The league is for those entering 3rd through 8th grade in the fall.  Players will be assigned a Paris High football player as their coach.  All games are played on Saturdays,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

The Clarksville, TX Police Department is looking for a suspect in the death of Robert Benjamin Edwards and asking for help from the public. Edwards was discovered at his home, 402 E. College Avenue in Clarksville on November 11, 2014.  He was transported to the East Texas Medical Center in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Heath), who represents Northeast Texas including Lamar County, hosted his second telephone town hall this past Thursday in which almost 10 thousand constituents participated. He revealed information about several limited government initiatives he is...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
'Slow Roll' to be a Monthly Event

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra