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Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway - Paris Texas News

Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Part of the  First United Methodist Church (FUMC) new Park Project includes a public, handicap-accessible restroom for the  downtown area.  The location of the restroom will be on the North...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

World renowned Christian educator, missionary and speaker to be in Paris on August 28

World renowned Christian educator, missionary and speaker to be in Paris on August 28 - Paris Texas News

For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. – 1 Corinthians 2:2 Margaret Ashmore (Photo from www.margaretashmore.com) Those are the first words at the top of Margaret Ashmore‘s website and are the words that she conducts her life by —...

08/16/2014 by Josh Allen

Update: Sheriff identifies victim of deadly fire at PJ Trailers

Update: Sheriff identifies victim of deadly fire at PJ Trailers - Paris Texas News

Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass has released the findings of the Medical Examiner, after the victim’s body from the PJ Trailers fire (Click for more info) was sent for a forensic autopsy. The Medical Examiner has identified the deceased person found in the PJ Trailers plant as Jorge...

08/15/2014 by Josh Allen

Homelessness coalition continues steadfast mission to help those in need

Homelessness coalition continues steadfast mission to help those in need - Paris Texas News

In the summer of 2013, a unique group of organizations joined forces in order to provide assistance and aid to those individuals affected by homelessness. In the year’s time since the different organizations came together for the good of service — all specializing in different...

08/15/2014 by Josh Allen

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Custom Three Bedroom Home with Acreage

Custom Three Bedroom Home with Acreage

GORGEOUS CUSTOM HOME ON SMALL ACREAGE NEAR PARIS. SPACIOUS WORK ISLAND KITCHEN. CUSTOM CABINETRY AND SLAB GRANITE TOPS. OPEN KITCHEN, NOOK & HEARTH ROOM WITH OPEN VIEWS. 20FT LIVING ROOM CEILINGS, PRIVATE STUDY, SEPARATE MEDIA ROOM.EXTENSIVE MARBLE TILE FLOORING, CROWN MOLDING &...

08/19/2014 by eParisExtra

Lamar County Grand Jury indictments from August 2014

Lamar County Grand Jury indictments from August 2014

Lamar County Courthouse Lamar County Grand Jury indictments from August 14, 2014. ANDREWS, MARKEITH- Poss with Intent to Distribute > 4G but < 200G BEAMON, DABREY DESHONG- Delivery of a Simulated Substance. BLACK, MITZI- Poss of Controlled Substance < 1G in a Drug Free Zone BOWMAN,...

08/19/2014 by eParisExtra

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on Monday, August 18th. Those inmates include: Cole, Jay Bailey, Fail to Idenfity Fugitive from justice; Speeding; Display Expired License plates; Assault (Physical Contact) White, Gregory James, Public Intoxication Blount, Derrick Maurice,...

08/19/2014 by eParisExtra

Obituaries for August 19, 2014

Obituaries for August 19, 2014

JAMES ‘BAD BRAD’ BRISCOE, 43, of Paris, fought his final battle and entered into eternal peace on Sunday August 17, 2014. His friends and family will gather to honor and remember his life at 11:00 a.m. Thursday August 21, 2014 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with Rev. Chad Lamb...

08/19/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests 8/18/14

Paris Police Arrests 8/18/14

Bowen-Bailey, Sequoyah Trey, 18, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Chelius, Paul David, 32, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more Harmon, Janice Marie, 30, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Jones, Bobby Allen, 55, Assault Fam/House Member Morgan, Darion Kalente, 32, Forgery Financial (3 counts) ...

08/19/2014 by eParisExtra

All New After School Program at Texas Tumbling & Trampoline

All New After School Program at Texas Tumbling & Trampoline

Texas Tumbling and Trampoline is excited to announce it’s new after school kids program featuring pick up from area schools. Sign up today by calling 903-739-9140.   ...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Special Commissioners Court on Tuesday Morning to Discuss Hiring of New Veterans Service Officer

Special Commissioners Court on Tuesday Morning to Discuss Hiring of New Veterans Service Officer

Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville A Special Meeting of the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Tuesday, August 19th  9:00 a.m., in the Commissioners’ Courtroom located on the first floor of the Lamar County Courthouse, 119 North Main Street, Paris, Texas, at which time...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Lamar County Sheriff Weekend Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Weekend Bookings

The Lamar County Sheriff Department booked 31 inmates into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Limbock, Corey Ray, Bench Warrant/Burglary of Building; MTAG/Burglary of Building; MTAG/Forgery of Financial Instrument White, Danny Glenn, Driving While Intoxicated Simpson, Lucas Earl, CAPIAS...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Weekend Arrests

The Paris PD arrested 20 people over the weekend. Those arrested include: Akers, Janet Horton, 53, Assault; Disorderly Bozarth, David James, 22, Fail to Signal/Lane Crittenden, Clement, 47, Fail to Display Driver’s Fletcher, John Roy, 34, Theft Property>=$500<$1500 (2 counts) Goss,...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Obituaries for Monday, August 18th

Obituaries for Monday, August 18th

Mildred Irene Plott Nance, 93, of Reno, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Heritage House of Paris. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19th, at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. P. R. Byers officiating, and a special message will be given by...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Xzact Therapy and Aquatics Grand Opening

Xzact Therapy and Aquatics Grand Opening

Don’t miss this Saturday’s Grand Opening of Xzact Therapy and Aquatics.  Located at 1675 NE Loop 286, Xzact Therapy and Aquatics is a state of the art facility offering Physical Therapy and Aquatic Therapy to Paris and surrounding communities. We strive to have Xzactly the therapy...

08/18/2014 by eParisExtra

Three Bedroom in Brownwood Village

Three Bedroom in Brownwood Village

Brownwood Village! 3bed, 2.5 bath with office. Lots of tile and wood flooring, split master, large fenced backyard with covered patio and deck. NLISD. $149,950. ...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

The Mid-Term Elections Start Here

The Mid-Term Elections Start Here

Russ Towers “Under the Red Hat!” If you are going to talk about the elections, who is running, when to vote, and even where, then there is only one place to get all of those answers and that is at the County Elections Administrator’s Office in the Courthouse Annex building (old Post...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College is hosting the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle show, ice cream...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Part of the  First United Methodist Church (FUMC) new Park Project includes a public, handicap-accessible restroom for the  downtown area.  The location of the restroom will be on the North West side of Park, currently the parking lot of FUMC. The Paris Main Street Board is working...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

Spend or invest? New thoughts on an age-old dilemma

Spend or invest? New thoughts on an age-old dilemma

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. A familiar experience for many Americans is that as fast as money comes in, it goes out the door again in pursuit of the next “must have” purchase. Such spending habits can take a toll on plans to build up...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra

Sun Valley For Sale

Sun Valley For Sale

63.5 Ac (mol) 3 Tracts vacant land. 11-10-117SF 11- Main House 2939SF w/ 600 SF garage. Custom cabinets W/ sub zero Refridgerator – 4 bedrooms 3 baths. 2nd home 1940 SF A frame house commercial liquor store. 7800 SF , beer store 1710 SF w/ gas pumps. multiple storeage...

08/16/2014 by eParisExtra

Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

For the first time ever, the Paris Community Theatre will be offering an acting class just for adults (18 and over).  This full-semester class will begin September 7th and run through the beginning of December. The purpose of the class is to prepare new actors for auditioning and performing...

08/16/2014 by eParisExtra

World renowned Christian educator, missionary and speaker to be in Paris on August 28

World renowned Christian educator, missionary and speaker to be in Paris on August 28

For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. – 1 Corinthians 2:2 Margaret Ashmore (Photo from www.margaretashmore.com) Those are the first words at the top of Margaret Ashmore‘s website and are the words that she conducts her life by —...

08/16/2014 by Josh Allen

New Hope Center of Paris releases 2014 resident 'Wish List'

New Hope Center of Paris releases 2014 resident 'Wish List'

The New Hope Center of Paris continues to grow and carry out their mission of providing transitional shelter to homeless men, women and children. With their new and improved shelter at 4th and Sherman St., they have the capability of housing many more than ever before, allowing them to address...

08/15/2014 by Josh Allen

Property on N. Main for Sale

Property on N. Main for Sale

Prime Location at busy intersection. 1.54 Acres of land with portion of existing motel. Ideal location for truck stop, restaurant, and commercial business needed for lots of traffic. $499,000. ...

08/15/2014 by eParisExtra

Update: Sheriff identifies victim of deadly fire at PJ Trailers

Update: Sheriff identifies victim of deadly fire at PJ Trailers

Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass has released the findings of the Medical Examiner, after the victim’s body from the PJ Trailers fire (Click for more info) was sent for a forensic autopsy. The Medical Examiner has identified the deceased person found in the PJ Trailers plant as Jorge...

08/15/2014 by Josh Allen

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings 8/14-8/15

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings 8/14-8/15

Thirteen inmates were booked into the Lamar County Jail from Thursday, August 14th at 11am to Friday, August 15 at 2:15am. McFatridge, Randall Travis, Evading Arrest Detention Davis, Leslie Lee, POSS Dangerous Drug; MTR-Poss Marijuana<2oz; MTR-Occupational License Lawson, Cass Alan, Theft...

08/15/2014 by eParisExtra

Obituaries for Friday, August 15th

Obituaries for Friday, August 15th

Orvel Bittle, 85 of Paris passed away Wednesday August 13, 2014 at Brentwood Terrace. Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home will conduct graveside services at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday on Aug. 19, 2014 at Red Hill cemetery. There will not be a formal visitation at the funeral home, but friends may come by and sign...

08/15/2014 by eParisExtra

Special City Council Meeting on Monday

Special City Council Meeting on Monday

The Paris City Council will be meeting in special session on Monday, August 18th at 5pm. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss amending the existing contract with B. Bray Construction Company to reconstruct utility lines that were damaged and relocated due to TXDOT railroad grade...

08/15/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests 8/14/14

Paris Police Arrests 8/14/14

Nine people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Adults arrested include: Allen, Charles Jabar, 27, Fail to Maintian; Motor Vehicle Inspection; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Battle, Carl Ray, 68, Theft Property<$1500 2/more Hulen, Darrell Lynn, 44, Motor...

08/15/2014 by eParisExtra