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Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration is currently underway for the fall season of both boys football and girls volleyball. Football fees are $60 for tackle and $40 for 7 on 7.  New this year is that 2nd graders can now...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

A “sexually violent predator” is still on the run after escaping from a Houston halfway house Thursday. The DPS has added Ernest Leroy Smith, 46, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. His...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

A new football season brings renewed optimism to high school teams, regardless whether a school advanced three rounds deep through the playoffs the previous year (like the Paris Wildcats) or suffered through a winless season (like the Mount Pleasant Tigers). The Cats, after a mistake-filled...

08/30/2015 by Tim Taylor
Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

(Photo by Maddie Routon) Ty Waggoner scoring a touchdown in the 3rd quarter for North Lamar. The North Lamar Panthers wanted to speed the game up this year. The plan was to run an offensive play every 15 to 20 seconds. Not only were they successful, they nailed it flawlessly against...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra

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Paris City Council Asks For Budget Without Tax Increase

Paris City Council Asks For Budget Without Tax Increase

After unanimously voting to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher last Monday night, the Paris City Council at a special meeting last night might have a change of heart. The council asked  city manager John Godwin (pictured) to include raises in the new budget for public safety pay...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration Underway for Boys & Girls Club Football & Volleyball

Registration is currently underway for the fall season of both boys football and girls volleyball. Football fees are $60 for tackle and $40 for 7 on 7.  New this year is that 2nd graders can now participate in the 7 on 7 touch football program.  There is also a 3rd and 4th grade league and a...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on Monday, August 31, 2015. Bozarth, Ryan Edward, Not Secured by Seatbelt – Driver Jones, Charles Kenneth, MAN DEL CS PG 2>=4G<400G Analogue White, William, Forgery Financial Instrument Scott, Bryan William, CCC/Driving While...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/31/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/31/15

Four people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on August 31, 2015.  The adults included on the Arrest Listing include: Hunter, DaVanna Star, 18, Possession Marijuana<2oz; Possession of Drug White, William “Billy,” 36, Forgery Financial ...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Sue Lively Farmer, 80, of Paris, formerly of Lindale, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5th, at Damascus Cemetery in Lindale. Mrs. Farmer, the daughter of George...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

Paris Regional Medical Center Childhood Obesity- Make Healthy Changes Together

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National...

09/01/2015 by eParisExtra
2+ Acres Near PRMC

2+ Acres Near PRMC

Build to suit on 2+ acre lot in the city. Close to Paris Regional Medical Center, several healthcare offices and NLISD campus. Just off Loop 286 and 271 N. $210,000. ...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Ladycats Finished Play at Whitesboro on Saturday

Ladycats Finished Play at Whitesboro on Saturday

Still searching for consistency in close matches, the Paris Ladycats dropped a pair of 3-game matches Saturday during bracket play of the Whitesboro Volleyball Tournament. Paris (9-12) fell to Aubrey, 17-25, 25-18, 18-25, and to Sherman, 25-23, 21-25, 18-25.  For the day, senior Bebe Johnson...

08/31/2015 by Tim Taylor
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Twenty-two people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:04pm on 8/28 and 11:58pm on 8/30/15. Hunold, Chase Thomas, Poss Dangerous Drug Murdoch, Mark Hayden, Speeding (exceed Prima Facie Limit) O’Neal, Amanda Nichole, Criminal Nonsupport Saavedra, Tanishae Nacol, CCC/False...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, August 31, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, August 31, 2015

Irene Mae Gilbert 81, of the Woodland Community of Red River County, died at 11:45 PM, Friday, August 28, 2015 at her home. A graveside service is set for 1:00 PM, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the pavilion in Woodland Cemetery with Rev. Tim Bishop officiating. There will be no formal...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Burglary at St John’s Baptist Church on Saturday

Burglary at St John’s Baptist Church on Saturday

Paris Police officers responded to a call of a burglary in the 1600 block of NE 13th Street at 3:24 P.M. on Saturday, August 29, 2015. It was reported that unknown suspect(s) enter St John’s Baptist Church and stole a Peevy public address system and a large Peevy speaker. At this time, it...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Found with a Large Amount of Synthetic Marijuana

Paris Man Found with a Large Amount of Synthetic Marijuana

Paris Police Officers made contact with the tennant of an apartment in the 1500 block of Lamar Avenue at 1:23 P.M. on Sunday, August 30, 2015 and found that the tennant was allegedly in possession of a large amount of synthetic marijuana. Due to the amount being over 4 grams, 29 year old...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Council to Discuss Tax Rate Increase Tonight

Council to Discuss Tax Rate Increase Tonight

Tonight, the Paris City Council is expected to revisit the proposed tax increase at a Special Called Meeting. The council last week unanimously agreed to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher than last year’s rate. Paris City ManagerJohn Godwin Paris City Manager John Godwin told...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

Man Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child in Lamar County on the Run

A “sexually violent predator” is still on the run after escaping from a Houston halfway house Thursday. The DPS has added Ernest Leroy Smith, 46, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. His...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Dueling Pianos Return for One Night Only

Dueling Pianos Return for One Night Only

The ever popular “Dueling Pianos” is returning to Paris for one night only. The hilarious Alley Cats Dueling Pianos will be at LMAO Comedy Club in downtown Paris on Saturday, September 12th at 9pm. For tickets call 903-785-5233. LMAO Comedy Club is located at 12 1st Street NE. ...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 337 calls for service, and arrested 19 persons over the past 72 hour weekend ending at midnight on August 30, 2015 Cary, Ineisha Mo’Na, 22, Criminal Mischief; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Cherry, Wilford Lawrence, 50, Fail to Identify Fugitive; Warrant/...

08/31/2015 by eParisExtra
For Sale on Corner of Lamar Avenue and 24th

For Sale on Corner of Lamar Avenue and 24th

High traffic, high visibility! Located at the corner of Lamar Ave. and SE 24th Street. Commercial building with show room. Could be easily converted to office space. Metal building in rear used for extra inventory space. Covered parking attached to main building.  Approx. 3000 square...

08/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

Cats Win Mistake-Filled Opener, 44-14

A new football season brings renewed optimism to high school teams, regardless whether a school advanced three rounds deep through the playoffs the previous year (like the Paris Wildcats) or suffered through a winless season (like the Mount Pleasant Tigers). The Cats, after a mistake-filled...

08/30/2015 by Tim Taylor
Three Bedroom Home in Southeast Paris

Three Bedroom Home in Southeast Paris

Great Location! Large bedrooms, two Living areas, Hall bath has recent tile shower, and recent flooring. Very nice screened porch to enjoy the outdoors. Plus a storage building with a porch of its own. $92,900. Paris ISD. ...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Murder Mystery Fundraiser for New Hope

Murder Mystery Fundraiser for New Hope

A Murder Mystery Dinner Party is planned as a fundraiser for New Hope Center of Paris. The event will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Celebrate It! Tickets are $55 each or $100 a couple and are available at Kwik Kopy, Toyota of Paris, Rocking E Moving & Storage, Spencer’s...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Live Demonstrations

Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Live Demonstrations

This past July the Paris Fire Department received the rescue tube equipment that can be used to save those who have fallen into grain bins. Next Thursday, September 3rd there will be a Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Demo at the Love Civic Center and Sport Pavilion. The classroom...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Next 'Slow Roll' on September 7th

Next "Slow Roll" on September 7th

The monthly “Slow Roll” bike ride started by Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash will be held on Monday, September 7th. Riders will meet at the Oak Park United Methodist Church at 6:15pm for the leisurely five mile bike ride. Sahil explains,”Slow Roll is a phenomenon...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

(Photo by Maddie Routon) Ty Waggoner scoring a touchdown in the 3rd quarter for North Lamar. The North Lamar Panthers wanted to speed the game up this year. The plan was to run an offensive play every 15 to 20 seconds. Not only were they successful, they nailed it flawlessly against...

08/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

You ‘ll love this gorgeous 2-story residence located in the established Beaver Creek neighborhood. This stylish 3 bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath home comes complete with two living areas, a home office, a formal dining room & a large den. The floor plan encompasses large bedrooms with a...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

On Tuesday, August 25th, the Clarksville Police received a call of a hit and run vehicle accident.  in Clarksville ended in gunfire between police and the suspect. Bobby Warthan Jr., 58, of Annona, was reportedly was involved the accident, leaving the scene and driving off toward the...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 27, 2015. Hollaway, Annette  Lavonne, Theft Property>=$1500<$20K Ladell, Joe Earl, Jr. Driving while Intoxicated Malone, Ross Delton, CCC-Harassment; Harassment White, Danny Glenn, CCC/DWI Nowell, Larry Wayne, CCC-DWI 2nd;...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra