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Tuesday Last Day of Early Voting

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is the last day of early voting for the three open seats on the Paris City Council. During the first six days of early voting a total of 765 votes were cast. District 7, the...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Congressman Ratcliffe Visits Stone 8th Graders

Congressman Ratcliffe Visits Stone 8th Graders

Congressman John Ratcliffe made his way to Stone Middle School on Monday to visit Joseph Musgrove’s eighth grade advanced history classes.  After introducing himself and interacting with them on their knowledge of how the government works, he invited the students to ask questions. ...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

Saturday was a perfect day for fishing.  It was also a perfect day for the 28th Annual Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic, the annual fundraiser for Denver Pyle’s Children Charities.  273 anglers and 26 teams completed for cash and prizes with the $5,000 grand prize going to Kent Driggers for...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Over 30 stand up comedians from over 4 states, will convene on Paris this Saturday May 9th as part of the Southwest Laughfest Competition. Paris was selected as one of five cities to host the preliminary round (San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Albuquerque, Paris). The winner from...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra

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Four Bedroom Home in Morningside

Four Bedroom Home in Morningside

BEAUTIFUL 4/2 HOME IN MORNINGSIDE. NEWLY UPDATED KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, TILE BACK SPLASH, STAINLESS APPLIANCES. FRESH PAINT AND RECENT WOOD FLOORS THRU OUT KITCHEN, DINING, AND LIVING AREA GIVE THIS HOME A BRAND NEW FEEL. PLENTY OF STORAGE THRU OUT THE HOME. FENCED BACK YARD, REAR...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in May at PJC

Continuing Education in May at PJC

There are a wide variety of continuing education classes offered this month by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. Information is available by calling 903-782-0447, or go...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Wraps Up District with a Win Over Pittsburg

North Lamar Wraps Up District with a Win Over Pittsburg

It’s easy to point to the offense of the North Lamar Panthers and say that’s why they defeated Pittsburg 9-1 on Friday night. Afterall, they did have nine runs on 10 hits. They only struck out four times and they worked three walks while at the plate. However, the pitching of Evan...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Win Bi-District Round against Chapel Hill in Two Games

Pantherettes Win Bi-District Round against Chapel Hill in Two Games

The North Lamar Pantherettes had no trouble finishing off their Bi-District series with Tyler-Chapel Hill Friday night. After defeating them 15-2 on the road Thursday night, North Lamar came back home Friday and took care of business with a 7-0 win. Reagan Richardson got the start again for...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Moore Will Need to Be Fast-Change Ninja

PHS Moore Will Need to Be Fast-Change Ninja

Like most senior girls, one of the difficult decisions Shawnte Moore had to make this semester was what to wear to prom.  Moore made her choice this past week, but her second-place finish in long jump at Friday’s Region 2-4A Track and Field Championships has unexpectedly thrown a wrench into...

05/05/2015 by Tim Taylor
Win over Rabbits Sends Cats to Playoffs

Win over Rabbits Sends Cats to Playoffs

For the second straight year, the Paris Wildcats needed, and got, a late-season win over the Atlanta Rabbits to qualify for the baseball playoffs. In 2014, it was a play-in game to decide the district’s fourth seed after both teams finished district play with 4-6 records.  Friday, it was a...

05/05/2015 by Tim Taylor
ISIS in Northeast Texas?

ISIS in Northeast Texas?

Garland, Texas is only 97 miles from Paris.  Is it possible that ISIS operatives were an hour and half away? Although not verified by  U.S. officials, ISIS  has claimed responsibility for the attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Garland that occurred on Sunday, May 3rd.  ...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Tuesday Last Day of Early Voting

Tuesday Last Day of Early Voting

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is the last day of early voting for the three open seats on the Paris City Council. During the first six days of early voting a total of 765 votes were cast. District 7, the race between A.J. Hashmi and Denise Hutto Moffitt has drawn the most number of voters to the ballot...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Congressman Ratcliffe Visits Stone 8th Graders

Congressman Ratcliffe Visits Stone 8th Graders

Congressman John Ratcliffe made his way to Stone Middle School on Monday to visit Joseph Musgrove’s eighth grade advanced history classes.  After introducing himself and interacting with them on their knowledge of how the government works, he invited the students to ask questions. ...

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

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 11am on 5/4/15 and 12:53am on 5/5/15. Smith, Sanowa Dawn, CCC/Theft of Property>=$50<$500 Anderson, Robert James, MTR/Assault Family/Household Member Weger, Joshua Brian, Violation of Parole Squires, Courtney Leigh, MTR/MAN DEL...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May, 5, 2015

Obituaries for May, 5, 2015

David Lloyd Attebury, 77, of Paris, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9th, at the chapel of Little Cemetery in Little, Oklahoma. Burial will follow in Little Cemetery. The...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Art & Music Showcase Tuesday Night at PJC

Free Art & Music Showcase Tuesday Night at PJC

Both the Art and Music Department of Paris Junior College are holding end-of-semester events on Tuesday, May 5, to showcase talented students and their mastery of their subjects. The Third Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit opens with an awards ceremony and reception from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/4/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/4/15

Paris Police officers responded to 111 calls for service and arrested 7 persons on May 04, 2015. The adults arrested include: Alexander, Carlos Malando, 35, Seat Belt Violation; Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To Anderson, Robert James, 32, MTR...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Paris Police stopped a vehicle at 10:03 P.M. on Monday, May 4, 2015 in the 1000 block of SW 1st Street for a traffic violation. The officer reported smelling marijuana emitting from the vehicle when he approached it to make contact with the driver. The two occupants of the vehicle were found...

05/05/2015 by eParisExtra
28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

Saturday was a perfect day for fishing.  It was also a perfect day for the 28th Annual Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic, the annual fundraiser for Denver Pyle’s Children Charities.  273 anglers and 26 teams completed for cash and prizes with the $5,000 grand prize going to Kent Driggers for...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Over 30 stand up comedians from over 4 states, will convene on Paris this Saturday May 9th as part of the Southwest Laughfest Competition. Paris was selected as one of five cities to host the preliminary round (San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Albuquerque, Paris). The winner from...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons falls to Blinn 4-3

PJC Dragons falls to Blinn 4-3

Alexa Anzaldua did all she could to give Dragons a boost, but it wasn’t enough to get past Blinn, as Dragons lost 4-3 in eight innings on Saturday. Anzaldua was solid at the plate for Dragons. Anzaldua went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. She singled in the second, fourth, and...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lauren Miller's big day not enough, as Prairiland Lady Patriots loses 9-1 to Hughes Springs

Lauren Miller's big day not enough, as Prairiland Lady Patriots loses 9-1 to Hughes Springs

Despite four hits, Prairiland Lady Patriots lost 9-1 to Hughes Springs on Saturday at Lean park. Hughes Springs couldn’t get anything going as long as Bri Calabria was in the circle. Hughes Springs managed just three hits off of Calabria, who allowed three earned runs, walked none and...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Hines, Angela Janette, Poss Marijuana<2oz Butler, Dolan Chase, Poss Marijuana<2oz Clark, Derik John, Violation of Parole Sikes, Kimberly Denise, Driving While Intoxicated/Open Alcohol Container; POSS CS PG 3<28G Smith, Krista Dianne, MTAG/Theft Property>=$1500<$20K Wise, Ricky...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Three area high school students received Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers and School Employees Association scholarships at the organization’s spring luncheon held in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors in public school in Lamar or Delta counties who...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Possible Attempted Burglary Sunday Morning on East Oak Street

Possible Attempted Burglary Sunday Morning on East Oak Street

Paris Police Department officers responded to an audible burglar alarm at 11:44 A.M. on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in the 100 block of East Oak Street. Officers found a door that had been left open. It appeared that someone had entered the business by pushing an upstairs window open and left when the...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 314 calls for service and arrested 14 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on May 03, 2015. Brown, Ryan Evan, 38, theft Property>=$50<$500 Butler, Ricky Dolan Chase, 24, Possession Marijuana<2oz Chapman, Lisa Gayle, 41, Theft Property...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Investigating an Alleged Assault

Paris Police Investigating an Alleged Assault

Paris Police responded to PRMC Emergency Room at 1:11 A.M. on May 2, 2015 in reference to a call of an assault that had occurred in the 2800 block of Stillhouse Road. Officers spoke with the 65 year old victim who stated that she had confronted an 18 year old female that has been living with...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Citizens Continue to Participate in Early Voting

Citizens Continue to Participate in Early Voting

Early Voting for the three open seats on the Paris City Council continues. Another 108 people voted on Thursday, April 30th. Again the biggest number of votes cast was in District 7 in the race between A.J. Hashmi and Denise Hutto Moffitt.  57 votes were cast on Thursday, bringing the four day...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

Wednesday’s 5-1 District 15-4A loss at Pittsburg left Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes with both good and bad news. “We hit the ball really well,” he said.  For a team that has scored a grand total of 8 runs in 6 district games against schools not named Liberty-Eylau, the...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons and NTCC passed the lead back and forth eight times on Thursday at Paris, but in the end Paris Dragons pulled out a 7-6 win over NTCC. PJC Dragons pulled out the win thanks to a strong eighth inning. A wild pitch scored Rueben Rodriguez to give Paris Dragons the lead for...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra