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Early Voting Begins Today - Who is on the ballot

Here is a complete list of who is on the ballot for the November 4th Election. Early Voting does start next week at the Court House Annex (old Post Office) at 231 Lamar St. On Election Day all...

10 hours ago by eParisExtra
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

(Photo by Adam Routon)Chris Hoffmaster wrapping up the Quinlan Ford quarterback Friday night. Things didn’t start off so well for the North Lamar Panthers (5–2, 1–1) in their second District game of the season. However, they ended nicely as the Panthers were able to defeat Quinlan Ford...

10/19/2014 by Greg Higgins
Week 8 Football Recap

Week 8 Football Recap

Week eight is behind us and we watched two streaks fall Friday night; one losing and one winning. Another team started off slow but ended on the right foot. Princeton 65 Paris High 64 It was a game that was back and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win...

10/18/2014 by Greg Higgins

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Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire (white shirt) takes a photo with the PJC baseball team. The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently.  Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and...

1 hour ago by Greg Higgins
High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

4 hours ago by Greg Higgins
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police are looking for a suspected robber, in a burglary that happened last Friday. At 12:52 A.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, Paris Police responded to a robbery at 2610 N Main Street. Police were advised that a tall, slender, black male entered the store at 12:47 A.M. brandishing a...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Twenty individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail this past weekend. Johnson, Michael Ravon, Evading Arrest Detention; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Hollomon, Jeffrey James, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated White, Forrest Keith, Jr. Violate Bond/Protective Order; Tamper w/Witness;...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra
Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Angela Denise Gaines Paris Police responded to Wal-Mart at about 1:05 A.M. on October 18, 2014 in reference to suspicious activity. It was reported that several subjects had been inside the store yelling for a female and the subjects appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance....

7 hours ago by eParisExtra
New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

The County Elections Administrator, Russ Towers,  posted a brand new feature on the Lamar County Elections page that will allow you to see your actual sample ballot down to the precinct races. If you go to www.lamarcountyelections.com you will find Polling Locations, Candidates Lists, and the...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

Downtown Paris saw the 4th annual Paris Antique Fair the weekend of October 13th.  The event, held at the Gibraltar Hotel this year, was a fundraiser for downtown bathrooms that are part of the new park project in the parking lot of First Methodist Church. This was the first year the event was...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Between October 17th and 19th, 2014, Paris Police responded to 327 calls for service and arrested 13 persons. Christian, Joseph Lee, 18, Public Intoxication Elrod, Layla Mashell, 29, Possession Marijuana<2oz Escalante, Enrique Obdulio, Driving While Intoxicated Finch, Cedric Gwen, 24,...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers received an award for the “Most cases Cleared and Greatest Dollar Recovered” for communities with a  population  of 25,001 up to 50,000  while attending the 26th annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in Beaumont October 8-10, 2014. Attending from Lamar...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Well maintained home with wood floor in living and dining areas. Abundant tile flooring in kitchen, breakfast , baths and utility. high ceilings , garden tub on master, 4th bedroom could be used as bonus room, game room media room etc. But does have walk in closet . over sized patio and...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

David C. Kennedy, 59, of Paris, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Dubuis Hospital Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled memorial services for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, at The Cowboy Church with Duane Hamil officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra
Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Support Pinktober – Breast Cancer Awareness month – with these fashionable pink extensions.  Contact Tracy at Tanglz today. 903-495-8725 ...

10 hours ago by eParisExtra
Early Voting Begins Today - Who is on the ballot

Early Voting Begins Today - Who is on the ballot

Here is a complete list of who is on the ballot for the November 4th Election. Early Voting does start next week at the Court House Annex (old Post Office) at 231 Lamar St. On Election Day all voting in person will be done at the Polling locations and not at the Court House Annex as it will not...

10 hours ago by eParisExtra
Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District Streak

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris’ Running Back Dren Rollerson during a game earlier this year. On the eve of Friday’s District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, “They can’t stop us.” He was right. However, 75 miles...

10/19/2014 by Tim Taylor
NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

Students and parents who attended Bailey Intermediate School’s Reading and Book Fair Night Wednesday evening had a surprise reader in the library.  North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough sat among the night’s guests to read a favorite book or two which included, It’s a Great...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Proposition 1 on your ballot

Proposition 1 on your ballot

The last item you will see on your ballot for the November 4th election is for Proposition 1. The amendment to the Texas Constitution reads on the ballot “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

(Photo by Adam Routon)Chris Hoffmaster wrapping up the Quinlan Ford quarterback Friday night. Things didn’t start off so well for the North Lamar Panthers (5–2, 1–1) in their second District game of the season. However, they ended nicely as the Panthers were able to defeat Quinlan Ford...

10/19/2014 by Greg Higgins
PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

Paris High School choir students captured two of the three top chairs in the SAB (Soprano-Alto-Baritone) Region Choir and qualified nine students overall during auditions held Saturday at Mount Pleasant. Pictured (from left) on front are first-chair winners sophomore soprano Tieren Gates and...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Long-Term Care Planning: Then and Now

Long-Term Care Planning: Then and Now

When you think about long-term care, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it may be nursing homes or something associated with aging and increasing medical needs. In a broad sense this is appropriate, but much has changed in the last decade or two in regards to long-term care...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Members of Paris Fire Station 1 along with Sparky, the fire and rescue dog, visited Higgins Elementary to talk to the students about fire safety.   While stopping at each classroom, the firefighters practiced stop, drop and roll with the students and talked about what to do in case of a...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Students and staff at Chisum Elementary form an arrow to honor their own cancer survivors, school nurse Kay Landers and first grade teacher Judy Mason.  Arrows always move forward and they celebrated that Nurse Kay and Mrs. Mason have been able to move past cancer and forward in life. ...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

On Thursday, Apple unleashed a mix of new software and hardware upon an audience of press at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California. Among the new announcements were 2 new iPads, a stunningly high-resolution 5K iMac, and a refresh on the Mac Mini. Software iOS 8.1 iOS 8.1, the first of three...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Week 8 Football Recap

Week 8 Football Recap

Week eight is behind us and we watched two streaks fall Friday night; one losing and one winning. Another team started off slow but ended on the right foot. Princeton 65 Paris High 64 It was a game that was back and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win...

10/18/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

The Paris A21 A-Team will host a Walk for Freedom this Saturday, October 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Downtown Plaza to raise awareness for the awful crime of human-trafficking. The A21 Campaign is a non-profit organization that works to end human trafficking, abolishing the injustice in the...

10/17/2014 by Josh Allen