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FREE SCREENING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth’s The Texas Promise, a much-anticipated documentary about the high-stakes battle over funding for public education in Texas, is set to screen in Lamar County.  Lamar...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Today is the first day that those interested in running for Paris City Council seats in District 4, 5, or 7 could file. So far, Dr. A.J. Hashmi has filed to rerun for his seat in District 7.  And Dr. Steve Clifford, has filed for District 4, the seat currently held by Dr. Richard...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

On Friday, January 23, 2015, Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated the one year anniversary of the incredible da Vinci Robot. In the past year, PRMC has performed 391 cases with da Vinci Surgical System. When the robot arrived last year, PRMC held a naming contest.  The winning class was...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

Monday night, the Paris City Council considered and approved the extension of the home repair loan program. City Manager John Godwin (pictured right) spoke to the availability and effectiveness of the program, “It’s for folks that need substantial repairs to homes, like holes in...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra

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Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Nice, 3 bedroom 2 and a half bath, home in the Hills. In addition to breakfast room and dining room there is an office. Huge master suite. Fenced back yard. Energy efficient. Easy to show. Paris ISD.  $225,000. ...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Schools Hold Annual Spelling Bees

Paris ISD Schools Hold Annual Spelling Bees

Paris Independent School District students recently showed they are good at spelling bees. Campus winners are fourth graders Evelyn Lopez and Tijahni McGee from Justiss Elementary School (pictured with their coach Dusty Felts; fourth graders Caroline Petrikas and Shravya Singh from Aikin...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Fight Between Two Females Leads To Disorderly Conduct Charges

Fight Between Two Females Leads To Disorderly Conduct Charges

On 01/28/2015 Paris Police Officers responded to a complaint of a disturbance in the 200 block of Southeast 19th Street. Upon arrival, officers observed several subjects gathered in the front yard. Officers then noticed a fight in progress between two females, who were striking one another...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
20 year old Man Found with 17 Bags of Marijuana

20 year old Man Found with 17 Bags of Marijuana

On 01/29/2015 Paris Police observed a passenger car swerving in the 1900 block of East Booth street. Upon making contact with a passenger, 20 year old Eric Wren, and was found to have a strong odor of marijuana coming from his person. Upon further investigation the officer located seventeen...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
FREE SCREENING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

FREE SCREENING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth’s The Texas Promise, a much-anticipated documentary about the high-stakes battle over funding for public education in Texas, is set to screen in Lamar County.  Lamar County schools will host a FREE community screening of The Texas Promise on Thursday, January 29 at...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Looking For Vandalism Suspect

Police Looking For Vandalism Suspect

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Paris Police Officers responded to a call at 420 Grand Avenue in reference to several windows being broken. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a black male wearing a black hoodie was observed breaking out windows with a stick causing them to break....

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:33pm on 1/28 and 1:46am on 1/29/2015. Hosey, Raymond Darnell, Fleeing Police Officers; Poss Marijuana<2oz; Proof Financial Responsibility-Second Roberts, Valencia D., Fraud Use/Poss Identifying Info # Items; Fail to Identify...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, January 29, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, January 29, 2015

MARGARET ZOE ERWIN, 76, of Ben Franklin, passed from this life Monday January 26, 2015 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 31, 2015 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home, with Rev. Al Clark and Rev. Reuben Trussell officiating....

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 1/28/15

Paris PD Arrests on 1/28/15

Paris Police Officers arrested five people on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The adults arrested include: Hampton, Courtney Jill, 23, Theft Property<$1500 2/more Hill, Nicole, Lareasa, 42, Fail to Maintain (2 counts); Public Intoxication; Disorderly McClain, Tyrashia Omnishia, 25,...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris Jr. High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris Junior High School eighth graders Sahil Prakash (left) and Nichole Hawkes placed first and third, respectively, in the Voices of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. They are photographed with their English teacher Jill Stone. ...

01/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Beautifully Maintained Home

Beautifully Maintained Home

Beautifully maintained and only the second owner! Tall ceilings, crown molding, new wood floors, recent paint in bathrooms and more. The kitchen is spacious with custom cabinets, a work island with bar and pantry. The split master arrangement allows for additional privacy and you will love the...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Stolen Camper from Reno Found in Mississippi

Stolen Camper from Reno Found in Mississippi

On Saturday January 10th, 2015 Reno Police was notified by Lamar County dispatch that an agency in Mississippi had run the tag on a stolen camper that was reported stolen out of Reno in November, 2014. On November 12th, 2014 Reno Police took a report of a stolen camper that was taken from a...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Liberty Eylau

North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Liberty Eylau

The North Lamar girls basketball team continued their strong season with a win against Liberty Eylau. The visiting Pantherettes won the game on Tuesday night  64-39. Kylie Halstead lead the team offensively with 15 points and six assists. Bailee Nickerson scored ten points and had four...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th grade beats Chisum

Prairiland 7th grade beats Chisum

The Prairiland 7th grade B team beat Chisum in basketball 10-4  last Thursday night. Pablo Peralta had 8 of the 10 points while Austin Kelly and Connor Bridges had 1 point each. The 7th grade A team won 26-10. Connor Sessums led all scoring with 9 points followed by Jason Prazak with 6, Ryan...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in February at PJC

Continuing Education in February at PJC

Among the many classes offered in February by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education is one on shaping and polishing gemstones. Also offered is a plumbing course meeting state requirements for plumbing contractors. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 3:12am on 1/27 and 12:23am on 1/28/2015. Mason, Chris Dejuan, Violation of Parole Roth, David Lee, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Rempel, Rodney, No Driver’s License (when unlicensed) Farrow, Kevin Lynn, Jn/Poss CS PG 1<1G;...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Dr. Hashmi and Dr. Steve Clifford File to Run for City Council

Today is the first day that those interested in running for Paris City Council seats in District 4, 5, or 7 could file. So far, Dr. A.J. Hashmi has filed to rerun for his seat in District 7.  And Dr. Steve Clifford, has filed for District 4, the seat currently held by Dr. Richard...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 1/27/2015

Paris PD Arrests on 1/27/2015

Paris Police responded to 97 calls for service while arresting 8 persons on January 27th, 2015. Dunken, Jeff Joe, 36, Burglary of Building; Expired Operator License; Open Container; Fail to Appear Non Traffic (2 counts) Dunwood, Trivel Andrew, 23, Parole Violation Warrant; Possession of...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
23 Year Old Man Arrested After Being Found Hiding in a Closet

23 Year Old Man Arrested After Being Found Hiding in a Closet

23 year old Trivel Andrew Dunwood, of Paris was found hiding in a closet of an abandoned house in the 400 block of W Sherman and placed under arrest on a parole violation warrant. During the arrest, Paris Police Officers allegedly found that Dunwood was in possession of a baggie of marijuana....

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for a September Burglary

Paris Man Arrested for a September Burglary

Paris Police Officers arrested 36 year old Paris resident Jeff Joe Dunken, Jr at 9:24 P.M. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 on an outstanding warrant charging him with burglary of a building. Dunken was found in a vehicle in the 200 block of SW 1st Street. The warrant stemmed from an...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting a welcoming artist reception on Thursday, February 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 for local artists Andrea Doss.  NXS Contemporary Art Gallery is located at 102 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Andrea Doss was born an artist, and painted her early...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Receives Presentation of Wastewater Treatment Plant Infrastructure

City Council Receives Presentation of Wastewater Treatment Plant Infrastructure

Monday night, the Paris City Council heard a presentation on the state of the current wastewater treatment plant infrastructure and possible remedies. James Hinkle, Superintendent of Wastewater Treatment for the City of Paris, addressed the council, “In my honest opinion, within the next...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Reno

Three Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Reno

CHARM AND COMFORT DESCRIBE THIS HOME. THE KITCHEN HAS GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. THE MASTER BATH HAS MARBLE FLOORS AND A WALK IN CLOSET. NEW FLOORING AND PAINT. NO CARPET IN THE HOME. OUTSIDE THERE IS A LARGE COVERED PATIO/DECK, A SHOP, AND SECOND DRIVE FOR A VEHICLE OR...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

On Friday, January 23, 2015, Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated the one year anniversary of the incredible da Vinci Robot. In the past year, PRMC has performed 391 cases with da Vinci Surgical System. When the robot arrived last year, PRMC held a naming contest.  The winning class was...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Eight students from Aaron Parker Elementary School were among the 36 entries chosen to have their artwork included in the 2015 “Be a Healthy Superhero” Calendar created just for the Lamar county community.  A total of 868 Superhero Artists from the Lamar County schools submitted drawings...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

The Paris HIgh powerlifting team competed in its first meet of the 2015 season Saturday at Sulphur Springs.  The girls finished fifth overall, while the boys were ninth.  The next meet will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at North Lamar. Girls Results (squat-bench press-deadline–total) 123: 8....

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra