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“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall “Randy” Mobley, 44 of Paris, Texas was indicted on one count of possession of child pornography, offense level four. A federal grand jury charged Mobley on February 19, 2015 in the U.S. District Court Eastern Division of Texas Tyler Division. According to court documents, on or...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

The Paris High unbeaten varsity boys basketball team is looking for another win in the Regional Quarterfinals Tuesday night. The Wildcats will play against the  Kilgore Bulldogs on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7pm at Forney High School. The Kilgore team is 19-7 for the season. The Paris-Kilgore...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra

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“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall “Randy” Mobley, 44 of Paris, Texas was indicted on one count of possession of child pornography, offense level four. A federal grand jury charged Mobley on February 19, 2015 in the U.S. District Court Eastern Division of Texas Tyler Division. According to court documents, on or...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

Over the next few days there will be work ongoing on the North East sidewalk entry leading to the Culbertson fountain. The City of Paris is installing an ADA accessible sidewalk to that entrance.  The work will begin at the corner flowerbed and ending at the first level sidewalk around the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Charged with Burglary

Paris Man Charged with Burglary

49 year old George Keith Young, of Paris, was arrested at 8:23 P.M. on March 2, 2015 and charged with burglary of a residence. Paris Police Officers found Young hiding in the bathroom of a residence in the 900 block of NE 5th Street after officers were advised that the back door of the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Are E-Cigarettes Safe? By Dr. Chris Prakash, MD

Are E-Cigarettes Safe? By Dr. Chris Prakash, MD

Electronic cigarettes have steadily gained in popularity over the last several years, sometimes as a “safer” alternative to smoking. However, serious doubt still exists over the safety of these products. A recent letter in The New England Journal of Medicine, reported that some e-cigarettes...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in many countries, women still face significant economic challenges. And even here in the United States,...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

Students across the country are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2nd. Known as Read Across America Day, thousands of schools, libraries, and community members participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.  Bailey...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Equipment Upgrade for Local 9-1-1 System Set for March 4th

Equipment Upgrade for Local 9-1-1 System Set for March 4th

There is an equipment upgrade scheduled for Wednesday, March 4th beginning at 8 AM for the local 9-1-1 System.  Paris PD Chief Bob Hundley stated, “AT & T and Ark-Tex Council of Governments have worked very diligently in planning for this process, so no outages are expected.  Local...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Toppings Convicted

Toppings Convicted

Stephanie Kay Toppings, 35, of Paris, Texas was convicted on nine counts of FRAUD POSS CS/PRESCRIPTION SCH III/IV. According to records on Lamar County Texas, Judge Will Biard sentenced Toppings to 5 years community supervision/probation, community service of 200 hours, and $750. A grand jury...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Arrests on 3/2/15

Paris Police Department Arrests on 3/2/15

The Paris PD arrested seven people on Monday, March 2, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Earls, Kendrick Derrell, 26, Violate bond/protective Order Gardner, Richard Todd, 51, UNL Restraint Hunter, David Michael, 20, Assault Causes Bodily; Possession Marijuana<2oz; Evading Arrest Sprinkle,...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Aikin celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America

Aikin celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America

Aikin Elementary will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day with several events over the next two weeks.  Family members are invited to “Aikin Reads” on Thursday, March 5, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Teachers will dress as book characters and read to the students and...

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

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Fifteen individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 2:47am on March 2nd and 4:28am on March 3, 2015. Lindley, Tony Lee, Theft Property<$1500 2/more previous convictions Flatt, Anthony, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Thompkins, James M, MTR/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Larry Joseph Solice pastor, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather was born on March 14, 1918 and passed away on March 2, 2015. Survivors include his three children, Virginia Williams, Gloria Naul and Larry Wayne Solice, nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. He was...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

Wildcats Play in Regional Quarterfinal Tuesday Night

The Paris High unbeaten varsity boys basketball team is looking for another win in the Regional Quarterfinals Tuesday night. The Wildcats will play against the  Kilgore Bulldogs on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7pm at Forney High School. The Kilgore team is 19-7 for the season. The Paris-Kilgore...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Weekend Inmate Bookings

Eighteen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Blackshear, Dana Rene, POSS CS PG 1<1G Dwiggins, Timothy John, MTR/POSS Marijuana<2oz Young, Andrealius Demmond, DCC/Sex Offenders Duty to Register Life/Annually (2 counts) Teeters, Jennifer Lynn, MAN DEL CS PG...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
It Was Deja Vu Ending to the Season for the Panthers

It Was Deja Vu Ending to the Season for the Panthers

Holding on to a 40-38 lead going into the fourth quarter, the Panthers were eight minutes away from advancing to a Regional Quarterfinal matchup with district foe Pleasant Grove. It was a year earlier, on the same court and against the same team that the Panthers 2014 season ended. Although...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Rewarded for Outstanding Season

North Lamar Pantherettes Rewarded for Outstanding Season

The North Lamar Pantherettes finished an amazing season under second-year coach Chris Arledge as they finished District 15-4A champions. North Lamar was honored with the MVP of the district, Defensive Player of the Year as well as coaching staff of the year. &amp;amp;amp;lt;img...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Over the weekend, Paris Police responded to 236 calls for service and arrested 20 people. Included in these calls were 15 accidents. Seven arrests were for Public Intoxication. Adults arrested include: Acevedo, Tara Raylyn, 28, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Man wanted on Warrants Found with Synthetic Marijuana

Man wanted on Warrants Found with Synthetic Marijuana

On 02/28/2015 at about 4:22pm Paris Police observed Tobie Coleman walking in the 600 block of Bonham Street, who was known to have a warrant for his arrest. Upon making contact, officers allegedly discovered Mr. Coleman was also in possession a black zip lock bag containing four small clear...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

On Sunday morning, March 1, 2015 at about 11:46am, Paris Police Officers responded to an aggravated robbery call in the 500 block of SE 3rd Street. Upon arrival officers met with the complainant who stated that at about 10:30pm on 02/28/2015 he was confronted by a tall black male at the...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Meeting

PJC Board of Regents Meeting

Three of the six Paris Junior College students who attended Community College Day gave their firsthand impressions of the trip to the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday evening, Feb. 26. The three included Jeramy Howell, who graduated from the Fannindel school district and is a political...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Defeat Panola College 11-7

PJC Dragons Defeat Panola College 11-7

The PJC Dragons beat Panola College 11-7 on Saturday at Paris behind Ryan Robertson, who went 2-4. He singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the sixth inning. Chris Muller recorded the win for Paris Dragons even though he allowed five runs over five innings. He struck out three, walked...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Dr. A.J. Hashmi Could Open Clarksville Hospital

Dr. A.J. Hashmi Could Open Clarksville Hospital

On February 18th, the Red River County Hospital Authority Board voted to give Paris cardiologist Dr. A.J. Hashmi 120 days to devise a plan to open a hospital in Clarksville. Late last year negotiations were underway for Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC) to purchase the former East Texas...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Home With Acreage in Detroit

Home With Acreage in Detroit

Immaculately kept country home on 12 acres! Large living room great for entertaining, built in book shelves, and vaulted ceilings. Generous sized bedrooms. Master suite with jet tub and walk in closet. Kitchen has gas range, lots of cabinets and breakfast bar. Huge loft great for game room,...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Kiwanis Pancake Days March 6-7

Kiwanis Pancake Days March 6-7

The annual Pancake Days, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Paris is March 6th and 7th at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. They will be serving pancakes from 6am to 7pm. Tickets are $6.00 in advance, or  $7.00 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. For tickets call 903-785-5696. All Kiwanis...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra