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West and Neal scholarships awarded to PJC

Paris Regional Medical Center Interim CEO Patti Monczewski, joined by PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, recently awarded eight Paris Junior College students scholarships. Paris Regional Medical...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration is currently underway for the fall season of both boys football and girls volleyball. Football fees are $60 for tackle and $40 for 7 on 7.  New this year is that 2nd graders can now participate in the 7 on 7 touch football program.  There is also a 3rd and 4th grade league and a...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

A “sexually violent predator” is still on the run after escaping from a Houston halfway house Thursday. The DPS has added Ernest Leroy Smith, 46, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. His...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

A new football season brings renewed optimism to high school teams, regardless whether a school advanced three rounds deep through the playoffs the previous year (like the Paris Wildcats) or suffered through a winless season (like the Mount Pleasant Tigers). The Cats, after a mistake-filled...

08/30/2015 by Tim Taylor

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Three Bedroom Brick House in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom Brick House in Paris ISD

ADORABLE BRICK HOME IN NE PARIS. THIS 3 BDRM, 2 BATH, 2 CAR GARAGE HOME SITS IN A PRIME LOCATION NEAR AIKIN. ENJOY THE LARGE COVERED PATIO, SHOP/DETACHED GARAGE MAKES FOR THE PERFECT MAN CAVE OR WORK SHOP ON THIS FENCED, SHADY LOT. UPDATES THROUGH OUT THE HOME, NEUTRAL PAINT COLORS, STAINED...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Bridal and Engagement Announcements on eParisExtra.com

Free Bridal and Engagement Announcements on eParisExtra.com

Did you know that eParisExtra.com will run your engagement announcement or bridal announcement for free? For years we have been running all obituaries at no cost and we are now offering that same service to those getting engaged or married. Please send your announcements to...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Suspect Impersonating a Police Officer

Suspect Impersonating a Police Officer

Law Enforcement Officers in Northeast Texas are searching for a suspect accused of impersonating a police officer. The suspect is a black male, weighing between 200-250 pounds, approximately 5ft 10 in. tall, and in his early to mid 40’s.  The suspect is driving a gold Nissan. The man...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
New Laws Take Effect in Texas

New Laws Take Effect in Texas

On September 1st nearly 700 laws recently signed into law during the 84th Legislative Session went into effect. One is aimed at reducing repeat DWI offenses.  The new law required all those arrested for DWI to install in their cars an ignition interlock before having driving privileges...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on September 1, 2015. Rodriguez, Leobardo Arturo, No Driver’s License (when unlicensed); Violate Promise To Appear (Uniform Act) Rivard, Pasquale Cirillo, Driving W/License Invalid w/ previous conv/susp Hunter, Davanna, Poss...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS: Protect Your Retirement Against Market Volatility

FINANCIAL FOCUS: Protect Your Retirement Against Market Volatility

As an investor, you’re well aware that, over the short term, the financial markets always move up and down. During your working years, you may feel that you have time to overcome this volatility. And you’d be basing these feelings on actual evidence: the longer the investment period, the...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Ted Boyer, 66, of Blossom, passed away Tuesday, September 01, 2015, at his home. Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m....

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
West and Neal scholarships awarded to PJC

West and Neal scholarships awarded to PJC

Paris Regional Medical Center Interim CEO Patti Monczewski, joined by PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, recently awarded eight Paris Junior College students scholarships. Paris Regional Medical Center employees, administration, physicians and friends created the Anthony and Debra West Endowment...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on Sept. 1, 2015

Paris PD Arrests on Sept. 1, 2015

Six people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on September 1, 2015. The adults arrested include: Brown, Kadejah Zharnelle, 21, POSS CS PG 3<28G; Poss Dangerous Drug (2 counts); Possession of Drug Jefferson, Tydreona Monyae, 19, Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Maintain;...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
City of Paris Fall Ball Registration

City of Paris Fall Ball Registration

Fall Ball Registration for t-ball and girls fast pitch softball will be held Saturday, September 5th from 10am-2pm and on Tuesday, Sept. 8th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Sports Complex Concession Stand behind Love Civic Center. The registration fee is $35 and includes a game t-shirt and a snow...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Sally, she is a sweet Catahoula mix under one year old and amazing!  Sally is very friendly and loving and is waiting for a home to call her own. She is good with other dogs and does well on a leash. As you can see, she is a very happy girl. Come meet Sally at the Paris...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
LG’s SmartThinQ sensors promises to make your “dumb” appliances smarter

LG’s SmartThinQ sensors promises to make your “dumb” appliances smarter

LG Electronics wants to smarten up parts of your household with their new SmartThinQ sensors. LG intends to make your appliances “smart-aware” by creating connectivity between your traditional appliances and your smartphone. The SmarThinQ sensor is a small disc outfitted with various...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Sara Hickman at the Listening Room this Sunday

Sara Hickman at the Listening Room this Sunday

Click the poster above to get your tickets today for the awesome concert.  Sara Hickman is a Texas music legend.  The Listening Room is one of the great places in Texas to hear live music.  What a great way to spend Labor Day Weekend! ...

09/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris City Council Asks For Budget Without Tax Increase

Paris City Council Asks For Budget Without Tax Increase

After unanimously voting to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher last Monday night, the Paris City Council at a special meeting last night might have a change of heart. The council asked  city manager John Godwin (pictured) to include raises in the new budget for public safety pay...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration is currently underway for the fall season of both boys football and girls volleyball. Football fees are $60 for tackle and $40 for 7 on 7.  New this year is that 2nd graders can now participate in the 7 on 7 touch football program.  There is also a 3rd and 4th grade league and a...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on Monday, August 31, 2015. Bozarth, Ryan Edward, Not Secured by Seatbelt – Driver Jones, Charles Kenneth, MAN DEL CS PG 2>=4G<400G Analogue White, William, Forgery Financial Instrument Scott, Bryan William, CCC/Driving While...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/31/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/31/15

Four people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on August 31, 2015.  The adults included on the Arrest Listing include: Hunter, DaVanna Star, 18, Possession Marijuana<2oz; Possession of Drug White, William “Billy,” 36, Forgery Financial ...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Sue Lively Farmer, 80, of Paris, formerly of Lindale, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5th, at Damascus Cemetery in Lindale. Mrs. Farmer, the daughter of George...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
2+ Acres Near PRMC

2+ Acres Near PRMC

Build to suit on 2+ acre lot in the city. Close to Paris Regional Medical Center, several healthcare offices and NLISD campus. Just off Loop 286 and 271 N. $210,000. ...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Ladycats Finished Play at Whitesboro on Saturday

Ladycats Finished Play at Whitesboro on Saturday

Still searching for consistency in close matches, the Paris Ladycats dropped a pair of 3-game matches Saturday during bracket play of the Whitesboro Volleyball Tournament. Paris (9-12) fell to Aubrey, 17-25, 25-18, 18-25, and to Sherman, 25-23, 21-25, 18-25.  For the day, senior Bebe Johnson...

08/31/2015 by Tim Taylor
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Twenty-two people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:04pm on 8/28 and 11:58pm on 8/30/15. Hunold, Chase Thomas, Poss Dangerous Drug Murdoch, Mark Hayden, Speeding (exceed Prima Facie Limit) O’Neal, Amanda Nichole, Criminal Nonsupport Saavedra, Tanishae Nacol, CCC/False...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, August 31, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, August 31, 2015

Irene Mae Gilbert 81, of the Woodland Community of Red River County, died at 11:45 PM, Friday, August 28, 2015 at her home. A graveside service is set for 1:00 PM, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the pavilion in Woodland Cemetery with Rev. Tim Bishop officiating. There will be no formal...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Burglary at St John’s Baptist Church on Saturday

Burglary at St John’s Baptist Church on Saturday

Paris Police officers responded to a call of a burglary in the 1600 block of NE 13th Street at 3:24 P.M. on Saturday, August 29, 2015. It was reported that unknown suspect(s) enter St John’s Baptist Church and stole a Peevy public address system and a large Peevy speaker. At this time, it...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Found with a Large Amount of Synthetic Marijuana

Paris Man Found with a Large Amount of Synthetic Marijuana

Paris Police Officers made contact with the tennant of an apartment in the 1500 block of Lamar Avenue at 1:23 P.M. on Sunday, August 30, 2015 and found that the tennant was allegedly in possession of a large amount of synthetic marijuana. Due to the amount being over 4 grams, 29 year old...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Council to Discuss Tax Rate Increase Tonight

Council to Discuss Tax Rate Increase Tonight

Tonight, the Paris City Council is expected to revisit the proposed tax increase at a Special Called Meeting. The council last week unanimously agreed to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher than last year’s rate. Paris City ManagerJohn Godwin Paris City Manager John Godwin told...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra