Public heads to Maxey house for an egg-citing time
Public heads to Maxey house for an egg-citing time

Public heads to Maxey house for an egg-citing time

Children of all ages got to enjoy some “Easter Egg Fun” hosted by Paris Main Street at the Maxey House on Saturday...click to read more.

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Ratcliffe: ‘Still chasing,’ but gaining
Ratcliffe: ‘Still chasing,’ but gaining

Ratcliffe: ‘Still chasing,’ but gaining

John Ratcliffe says he’s still behind in the runoff election against Ralph Hall for the 4th Congressional District of Texas, but is catching up...click to read more.

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Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans
Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris has some new amenities to help improve health and catch the eye while keeping it clean...click to read more.

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PISD approves alternative high school
PISD approves alternative high school

PISD approves alternative high school

Paris independent School District will begin next year with a new, alternative high school program...click to read more.

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Ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts
Ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts

Ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts

About a dozen Webelos Scouts gathered after dark at Camp Kiwanis on the banks of Pat Mayse Lake last weekend to observe the boys’ passage from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts...click to read more...click to read more.

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Volunteer Work Days at the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society REACH Center

Volunteer Work Days at the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society REACH Center

The United Way of Lamar County announced there is a VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY for those interested in a “Cleaning Day.” The Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society REACH Center, located at 505 Lamar Avenue, will be…

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No Smoking Ban Warning-Only Period Ends Today

No Smoking Ban Warning-Only Period Ends Today

On March 24, 2014, the Paris City Council passed an amended ordinance regarding smoking in public places and businesses. The no smoking ordinance went into effect the night the city council passed it.  However, there was…

Real Estate

3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 bath in North Lamar ISD

3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 bath in North Lamar ISD

Perfect home for a family that wants some peace and quiet.  Located at the end of a dead end street.  Nice size family  living area with 10ft ceilings.  Tile floors,  granite countertops and much more. …

Obituaries

Obituaries for Tuesday, April 22nd

Obituaries for Tuesday, April 22nd

Pauline “Polly” Grizzle Stanton passed from this life on Easter Sunday Morning, April 20, 2014 at Dubuis Hospital in Paris, Texas. A graveside service has been set for Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at…

Non Profit

Balloon Release Ceremony at The Children’s Advocacy Center on Friday

Balloon Release Ceremony at The Children’s Advocacy Center on Friday

In recognition of April being Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris is inviting the public to attend their Hope Floats Balloon Release Ceremony honoring the child victims of crime who received…

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Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Nunez, Michael Scott, Driving While License Invalid; Failed to Maintain Financial Responsibility Pruitt, Robby Ray, Theft Property>=$50<$500; Driving While License Invalid; Reckless Damage or Destruction Thompson, Bobby Joe, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Bowman, Faye Marie, CCC/Theft Property…

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Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

April 21-30, 2014 Paris High School 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Students who wish to audition for positions in next year’s Colorguard attend daily practices in the Band Hall   Saturday, April 19, 2014 Paris…

Scene of the Crime

In nine hours, detectives make seven drug arrests in three rooms of Paris motel

In nine hours, detectives make seven drug arrests in three rooms of Paris motel

Within nine hours, local law enforcement officers went into three motel rooms in the 2500 block of North Main Street in Paris and arrested seven individuals after drugs were found, Paris Police Department spokesman Curtis…

Paris Flash

Karaoke Night Fundraiser for PCT at The Depot

Karaoke Night Fundraiser for PCT at The Depot

Come out this Saturday night to The Depot for Karaoke Night.  Tickets are just $15 and all proceeds go to help the Paris Community Theatre put a new roof on the PCT Brown Centre for…

Panther Sports

North Lamar’s Waters Joins EOSC’s First Soccer Team

North Lamar’s Waters Joins EOSC’s First Soccer Team

Paris, TX –North Lamar High School senior, Preston Waters, signed the dotted line to join the Mountaineer soccer team at Eastern Oklahoma State College in its inaugural season beginning the fall of 2014.  EOSC, located in…

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Google’s Project Ara: The Modular Smartphone

Google’s Project Ara: The Modular Smartphone

Last week, Google held their first developer conference for Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone. The concept of this particular modular phone started off as Phonebloks, an initiative by Dutch designer Dave Hakkens to reduce electronic…

Upcoming Events

Registration continues for Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic on May 3

Registration continues for Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic on May 3

It is not too late to enter as team or as an individual for the  Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic Fishing tournament. The Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic was started by Dener…

PJC

Paris Junior College Celebrates 39th Creative Writing Awards

Paris Junior College Celebrates 39th Creative Writing Awards

Talented writers were honored at the 39th year of the Paris Junior College writing awards on Wednesday. “This ceremony gives us a chance to recognize and encourage our students in their writing endeavors,” said organizer…

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Paris Police Arrests 4/21

Paris Police Arrests 4/21

Acevedo, Joe William, 29, MAN DEL CS PG 1>1G<4G Buckner, Stewart Wayne, 22, POSS CS PG 1<1G; Possession of Drug Hignight, Nicky Joe, 53, POSS CS PG 1<1G; Resist Arrest, Search or transport; Possession of…

Paris Flash

Nursing Job Fair This Thursday 4pm-8pm

Nursing Job Fair This Thursday 4pm-8pm

On-site interviews for Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Nurse Aides in Behavioral Medicine, Emergency Room, Float Pool, Case Management, Intensive Care Unit, Labor and Delivery, Medical Surgical, Orthopedics, Oncology, Rehab, Step-Down, Surgery and Recovery….

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It’s the city manager’s job to run the city, Godwin reminded council in 2012

It’s the city manager’s job to run the city, Godwin reminded council in 2012

(Editor’s Note: As the 2014 City of Paris election approaches for city council positions of districts 1, 2, 3 and 6, it seems timely to present a transcript of city manager John Godwin’s comments during…

Behind the Scenes

Update: Paris City Council candidate forum is at 6 p.m.Thursday

Update: Paris City Council candidate forum is at 6 p.m.Thursday

The Association of Lamar County Republicans will host a Paris City Council Candidate forum at 6 p.m. Thursday in the district courtroom on the second floor of the Lamar County Courthouse in Paris. The forum…

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Still time to register for Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic

Still time to register for Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic

It is not too late to enter as team or as an individual for the  Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic. The Uncle Jesse’s 28th Annual Big Bass Classic was started by Denver Pyle of…

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Lamar County Sheriff Deparment Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Deparment Bookings

Martinez, Johnny, CCC/Poss Marij <2oz; CCC/Theft Prop 50<500 Zaavedra, Guillermo Prado, Theft Prop >=20<$500 by check Humphrey, John Paul, CCC/MTR/PI W 3 or more convictions White, Quinton Dee, Del Marij<=5lbs>1/4 oz Edwards, Christine, Violation of…

Paris ISD

PHS Project Graduation Flamingo Fundraiser Kicks Off

PHS Project Graduation Flamingo Fundraiser Kicks Off

The people living in Paris are no strangers to quirky fundraisers.  Friday evening, Paris ISD was visited by a flock of 24 pink flamingos.  The flamingo sighting was all for a good cause, an effort to…

Local News

Study results of the economic impact of the Tour de Paris and the archery tournament to be released Wednesday

Study results of the economic impact of the Tour de Paris and the archery tournament to be released Wednesday

The Paris Convention and Visitors Council, in partnership with the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, recently commissioned Dr. Steven Schwiff, CPF, Dean of the Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance at Texas A&M-Commerce to conduct…

Non Profit

Paris Good Samaritan Clinic

Paris Good Samaritan Clinic

United Way of Lamar County announced that a new free Medical Clinic has opened in Paris, called the Paris Good Samaritan Clinic. This free medical clinic will be open every Thursday evening from 4:30pm-8pm BY…

Downtown Paris

Master Gardeners Lamar County Plant Sale

Master Gardeners Lamar County Plant Sale

The Lamar County Master Gardeners Association Annual Plant Sale is Saturday, May 3rd from 9am to 2pm at the Farmers Market, located on SW 1st Street in Paris behind the Paris Public Library. The Plant…

Obituaries

Obituaries for Monday, April 21

Obituaries for Monday, April 21

DR. BILL LOGEE, 89, of Garrett’s Bluff, passed from this life Friday April 18, 2014 at Baylor Heart Hospital of Plano. Starrett Funeral Home will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday April 22, 2014…

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Paris Police Arrests over Easter Weekend

Paris Police Arrests over Easter Weekend

Paris Police Officers made 16 arrests over the weekend while responding to 302 calls for service. A call was made regarding a sexual assault involving a 14 year old victim. The suspect was arrested close…