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Happy Thanksgiving from eParisExtra.com

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers from the staff at eParisExtra.com! Wishing you a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Day! ...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Turner Industries Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Turner Industries Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Turner Industries was recognized as a Texas Employer of the Year finalist at the Texas Workforce Commission’s 18th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 19-21 in Grapevine. The five finalists were chosen from 28 employers nominated for contributions to their community’s workforce...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Single car accident on Clarksville Street

Single car accident on Clarksville Street

On Monday, around 1 p.m., a small passenger car collided with a utility pole while heading eastbound on Clarksville Street. The accident occurred just to the west of the 12th Street intersection, where the eastbound, one-way street ends and splits to Lamar or Clarksville. It appears that there...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

City of Paris water clients have been targeted by a phone scam, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said on Monday afternoon. “Water customers have notified the City of Paris water office that they have received phone calls about their water bill,” Chief Hundley said. “The caller...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen

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3rd Annual Wassail Fest

3rd Annual Wassail Fest

The Third Annual Wassail Fest will be Saturday, December 13th from 2-5pm in Downtown Paris. Wassail Fest is a Paris Main Street program that is part of the Holiday in Paris events. December 13th will be a busy day in downtown Paris, with the Santa Paws dog parade taking place in the morning and...

20 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

LARGE OPEN FLOOR PLAN. LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN/DEN ALL OPEN. CUSTOM BUILT HOME BY BOBBY FLOYD. MOVABLE WORK ISLAND IN KITCHEN. OFFICE WITH LOTS OF STORAGE SPACE. SECURITY SYSTEM. SPRINKLER SYSTEM. STORAGE BUILDING USED FOR HER CRAFT ROOM. (WORK BENCH ON LEFT DOESN ‘T STAY). 240 OUTLET ING...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Spotlight on The Carriage House

Spotlight on The Carriage House

The Carriage House, located at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, offers a full line of high-end jewelry and watches this holiday season. Located in the same building that housed Gene the Jeweler’s for 60 years, the Carriage House offers a wide selection of 10K and 14K jewelry, bridal...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

The Paris Police Department has offered the following  safety tips during the holiday season: Don’t leave gifts and other valuables on car seats, where they are easy targets for thieves. Do not leave valuables in plain view in your car – especially gifts after you return from holiday...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra
Happy Thanksgiving from eParisExtra.com

Happy Thanksgiving from eParisExtra.com

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers from the staff at eParisExtra.com! Wishing you a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Day! ...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
No Trash Pick Up in Paris Thursday and Friday

No Trash Pick Up in Paris Thursday and Friday

There will be NO trash pick up in Paris on Thursday, November 27 or Friday, November 28th due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The compost site will also be closed Thursday-Saturday. ...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Two-Story Home in Beaver Creek

Two-Story Home in Beaver Creek

THERE ‘S NO PLACE LIKE HOME! This stylish residence is nestled on a large wooded lot in a desirable neighborhood just 5 minutes from Paris, TX. The home comes complete with two living areas, a welcoming kitchen and breakfast room, formal dining room, a study/home office and a game room...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Career Coach

PJC Career Coach

The Paris Junior College webpage offers the free online tool Career Coach, allowing individuals to see what jobs are available in the region and research employment prospects for careers of interest. Users can explore potential careers, assess the skills they would need and what type of...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Jimmy Don “Bo” Lane, 69, of Blossom, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at his home. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 1:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28th, at East Post Oak Cemetery with Rev. Daniel Hines & Rev. Buddy Hines. The family will receive friends...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Win in Gunter

North Lamar Pantherettes Win in Gunter

The North Lamar girls varsity basketball team went to Gunter on Tuesday night, November 25th, and came away with a 49-14 victory. Kylie Halstead was high scorer of the game with 13 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore Madison Morrison scored nine points and had four steals.  Bailey Jones led...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Between 1:40am on 11/25 and 4:33am on 11/26/2014, nine people were booked into the Lamar County Jail, including one for attempted sexual assault. Weeden, Georffrey Andrew, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence King, Jonathan Bradley, DCC/Attempted Sexual Assault Marion, Taylor Elizabeth,...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

Paris Junior College’s Music Department will present “Christmas in the Chapel” on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the DeShong Chapel on the PJC campus. Then on Thursday, Dec. 4, PJC students will perform their end-of-semester selections in the Shaw Recital Hall in the Music...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on 11/25/14

Paris Police Arrests on 11/25/14

Moore, Jalone Lee, 17, Parole Violation Warrant Risinger, Julie Ann, 46, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Control Speed, Fail to Appear Non Traffic ...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home on 35 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 35 Acres

Real nice home in NLSD on 35 acres. 3 Bedrooms and 2 baths. Covered deck in back overlooking a pond. Also has a 30×30 shop! 17 acres is wooded. New flooring and roof is 2 years old. Come and take a look! $167,900. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Turner Industries Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Turner Industries Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Turner Industries was recognized as a Texas Employer of the Year finalist at the Texas Workforce Commission’s 18th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 19-21 in Grapevine. The five finalists were chosen from 28 employers nominated for contributions to their community’s workforce...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Red River County Hospital Authority Moving Forward with PRMC

Red River County Hospital Authority Moving Forward with PRMC

During a meeting Monday night, the Red River Hospital Authority voted unanimously to accept a partial operating agreement with Paris Regional Medical Center. Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center announced back in September that negotiations with  that the Red River County Hospital...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Nov 24-25th

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Nov 24-25th

Fleming, Marvin Lynn, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More; Possession CS PG 1<1G Wehrmann, Clint, Bond Surrender/Possession  Marijuana<2oz Jaral, Angela Lynn, Fail to Control Speed McDonald, Scott Allan Jr., CCC/Possession Marijuana<2oz; CCC/Criminal Mischief>=$50<$500 Davis,...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on November 24, 2014

Paris PD Arrests on November 24, 2014

Davis, Ricadrain Dentay, 26, Motor Vehicle Inspection; Expired Operator License; Violate Promise To Fulbright, Jambrecia Kimyeta, 26,  Unauthorized Absence; Parole Violation Warrant; Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent; Open Door into Traffic; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Gray, Billy Wayne, 36,...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
39th Annual Turkey Trot

39th Annual Turkey Trot

The 39th annual Turkey Trot is Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 27th. Registration begins at 7am. At 7:45am there will be a pre-race brief and the 5k begins at 8am. There is also a two-mile run at 8:10am and a 1 mile fun run at 8:45am. The course begins at the Love Civic Center sports...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
TxDOT Approves Upgrades in Lamar County

TxDOT Approves Upgrades in Lamar County

The Texas Transportation Commission has recently approved over $15 million in projects. Here in Lamar County, just over $530,000 has been approved to replace the bridge at the East Fork of Slough Creek on FM 79. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

The 65th Annual Youth Auction for the Boys and Girls Club is Friday, December 5th at 6pm in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. There will be over 300 items to bid on and you can watch the auction live on Suddenlink Channel 16 or tune in on KPLT 1490 AM. For more information on how...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

The North Lamar Pantherettes defeated visiting Greenville 65 to 41 on Friday night. Sophomore Madison Morrison led the team with 19 points and four assists. Sydnee Prunty had 6 points and 10 rebounds. Aaryn Honeywood and Kylie Halstead also put 6 points on the scoreboard. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Single car accident on Clarksville Street

Single car accident on Clarksville Street

On Monday, around 1 p.m., a small passenger car collided with a utility pole while heading eastbound on Clarksville Street. The accident occurred just to the west of the 12th Street intersection, where the eastbound, one-way street ends and splits to Lamar or Clarksville. It appears that there...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

City of Paris water clients have been targeted by a phone scam, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said on Monday afternoon. “Water customers have notified the City of Paris water office that they have received phone calls about their water bill,” Chief Hundley said. “The caller...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

As an integrated part of any hospice team, the hospice volunteer strives to ensure the highest quality of life possible for the person living with a life-limiting illness. Each hospice patient has team of professionals, which includes a chaplain and bereavement coordinator, the medical staff...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Twenty-six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Ray, Jack Daniel, Violate Promise to Appear (Uniform Act); No Driver’s License (when unlicensed) Merrill, Clinton Paul, Burglary of Coin Operated Collection; Theft of Property>=$500<$1500(5 cts); Criminal...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra