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BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar High School Pantherette Softball Team will host a benefit supper for six year old Aaron Parker student Aiden Walters on Friday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the NL Softball Field. ...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

Paris Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rheumatologist, Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Thiruvasahar join the Paris Regional Medical Center’s team of physicians,” Steve Grubbs, CEO of Paris Regional Medical Center.  “With the...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

Sophomore Phillip Sikes is a solid baseball prospect.  District 15-4A coaches knew that, already, since they selected Sikes as Newcomer of the Year after he displayed outstanding all-around skills during his freshman season last year. One year later Sikes is showing signs of becoming one of...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar High School’s production of Twelfth Night took first place at the District UIL One Act Competition on Friday, March 27 in Texarkana.  Brandon Michael and Kallyn Burchinal were selected for the District Honorable Mention All Star Cast.  Brittany Birch (pictured) earned a...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra

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PHS Students Raising Funds to Bring Freedom Writer to Paris

PHS Students Raising Funds to Bring Freedom Writer to Paris

Earlier this year PHS Reading Intervention Teacher, Savannah Abbott,  began  incorporating the book The Freedom Writers Diary (which was made into a movie starring Hillary Swank) into her lessons. The book features diary entries written by high school students in Long Beach, California,...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar High School Pantherette Softball Team will host a benefit supper for six year old Aaron Parker student Aiden Walters on Friday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the NL Softball Field.  The $5.00 meal includes a barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert.  Donations will be...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Twitter brings innovation to livestreaming with Periscope

Twitter brings innovation to livestreaming with Periscope

Last week, Twitter launched, Periscope, their own livestreaming service to join the likes of Ustream and Meerkat. However, Twitter’s solution stands out with its robust featureset and unique concepts wrapped up in a blanket of intuitive simplicity. Broadcasting is simple Like other streaming...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

A trio of Paris High powerlifters represented the school with top 10 finishes at the Texas Division 2 (Class 4A) State Championships Saturday in Abilene. Junior Dennis Coleman had the top finish with a 7th-place showing in the 242-pound weight class.  His series total of 1,535 pounds included...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in April at PJC

Continuing Education in April at PJC

A variety of needs and interests may be met through the classes offered Paris Junior College’s continuing education department in April. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For information on the classes, call 903-782-0447 or go to...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Drop Tyler 4-1 behind Alex Cruz's early two-run blast

PJC Dragons Drop Tyler 4-1 behind Alex Cruz's early two-run blast

Three first-inning runs helped PJC Dragons to a 4-1 win over Tyler on Sunday. Dragons scored in the first on a two-run home run by Alex Cruz and an RBI single by Sierra Valdez. Cruz racked up two RBIs on one hit for Dragons. Miranda Mendoza‘s seven strikeouts were enough to push Dragons...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Officer Injured While Trying to Arrest Suspect

Police Officer Injured While Trying to Arrest Suspect

Demontra Lamont Akin, 22, of Paris, was arrested at 10:11 A.M. on Monday, March 30, 2015 in the 300 block of Stone Avenue. Akin was known to have an outstanding warrant for failing to appear for a court date on a manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance charge. Akin...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:17am on Monday, March 30th and 1:04am on Tuesday, March 31st. Dillard, Christal Joann, Assault Public Servant; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Sims, Clarence, Jr.,  Assault Public Servant; Interfer w/Public Duties McCuin, Corey...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Loreta Opal Konkle Armstrong, 95, of Powderly passed away March 29, 2015 in Paris Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 22, 1919 in Caviness, Texas a daughter of John Raliegh Knkle and Isolah Coursey Konkle. She married Earl Armstrong in 1950 in Paris. He preceded her in death. She was...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

Paris Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rheumatologist, Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Thiruvasahar join the Paris Regional Medical Center’s team of physicians,” Steve Grubbs, CEO of Paris Regional Medical Center.  “With the...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/20/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/20/15

Paris Police responded to 121 calls for service while arresting 5 persons on March 30, 2015. Akins, Demontra Lamont, 22, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=4G<200G Finch, Cedric Gwen, 24, Fail to Identify Refused; Disorderly Tyson, Tatyanna Curtijinere, 18, Fail to Yield Right of; Fail to Display...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Sulphur Springs Sweeps Deon Minor Track

Sulphur Springs Sweeps Deon Minor Track

Sulphur Springs swept all three divisions of the Deon Minor Wildcat Relays held Thursday at Wildcat Stadium. Host Paris finished second in the girls division, third in JV boys, and fourth in varsity boys.  A disqualification in the 400-meter relay due to a bad exchange probably cost the Lady...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Aggravated Assault Arrest on Fitzhugh Avenue Friday Night

Aggravated Assault Arrest on Fitzhugh Avenue Friday Night

At 6:29 P.M. on Friday, March 27, 2015, Paris Police Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1400 block of Fitzhugh Avenue. A 45 year old female reported that 52 year old Stanley Ray Douglas had assaulted her by grabbing her by her throat with his hands and choking her and then producing a...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Howard, Schleh, Jr., 24, was arrested and booked into the Lamar County Jail on Saturday, March 28th at 4:02am for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Schleh was booked on two counts of Bench Warrant/Agg Sexual Assault Child and one count of Agg Sexaul Assault of Child. He remains in the Lamar...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Attempted Theft Leads to Assault on Public Servant

Attempted Theft Leads to Assault on Public Servant

Blake Ryan Pasquill, 20, of Paris, and an accomplice was arrested at 4:56 P.M. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in the 3800 block of Lamar Avenue and charged with misdemeanor theft. It was reported that both were concealing several boxes of over-the-counter medication and leaving the store with...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

Sophomore Phillip Sikes is a solid baseball prospect.  District 15-4A coaches knew that, already, since they selected Sikes as Newcomer of the Year after he displayed outstanding all-around skills during his freshman season last year. One year later Sikes is showing signs of becoming one of...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS Theatre Dept. Earns Dallas Summer Musical Nominations

NLHS Theatre Dept. Earns Dallas Summer Musical Nominations

The Dallas Summer Musicals announced the nominations in 12 of 15 categories in the Sunday, March 29 edition of Dallas Morning News.  North Lamar High School senior Jared Chenevey (pictured) was nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role, Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast.  ...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Twenty-six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Rodgers, Tony, Public Intoxication Davidson, Mark Reuben, Bond Surrender/Poss CS PG 1<1G; Violation of Parole Wilhite, Toby David, False Report to Police Officer/Law Enforcement Bybee, Heather Caroline, CCC/Evading...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar High School’s production of Twelfth Night took first place at the District UIL One Act Competition on Friday, March 27 in Texarkana.  Brandon Michael and Kallyn Burchinal were selected for the District Honorable Mention All Star Cast.  Brittany Birch (pictured) earned a...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Lose to Tyler 3-2 on Sunday

PJC Dragons Lose to Tyler 3-2 on Sunday

PJC’s Hunter Offill pitched seven innings, but Dragons still fell to Tyler 3-2 in seven innings on Sunday. Tyler never trailed after scoring two runs in the third on an error and a fielder’s choice. After pushing across one run in the bottom of the sixth, Dragons faced just a 3-1...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Felony Assault

Paris Man Arrested for Felony Assault

 32 year old Robert James Anderson, of Paris, was arrested at 3:15 A.M. on March 28, 2015, when officers responded to a family disturbance in the 500 block of E Cherry Street. It was reported that Anderson and his wife had been arguing and she locked herself in the bathroom. Robert broke into...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Charged With Assaulting Police Officers During Investigation

Three Charged With Assaulting Police Officers During Investigation

Paris Police officers responded to an assault in the 300 block of NE 35th Street at 11:06 P.M. on Sunday, March 29, 2015. It was reported that the victim had been assaulted by several males that were at the adjoining duplex apartment. Officers made contact with several males including the...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested for Assault After Stabbing Victim

Man Arrested for Assault After Stabbing Victim

A disturbance led to the arrest of one man who was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Paris Police officers responded to the 800 block of SE 3rd Street at 10:05 P.M. on Sunday, March 29, 2015 where it was reported that a 45 year old man had been stabbed in the abdomen...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Band Skypes with Emmy Awarding Composer

NL Band Skypes with Emmy Awarding Composer

North Lamar’s high school band is gearing up for their UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition by receiving constructive criticism from the composer of the piece they have chosen to play for contest.  Julie Ann Giroux, who has published over 80 pieces for concert bands, listened to the...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

The Paris Police Department arrested thirty-one people over the weekend. Allen, Brenda Kaye, 35, Fail to Display Driver’s Anderson, Robert James, 32, Assault Black, Grason Lynn, 51, Driving While Bowden, Carlos Wayne, 52, Public Consumption Conrad, Darrell Wayne, 38, Theft Property<$50...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, March 30, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, March 30, 2015

Armand David Frank, 90, of Paris, died at 2:54 AM, Friday, March 27, 2015 at Paris Regional Medical Center.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 30, 2015 with Father Anthony Stoeppel as celebrant.  The Rosary will be held...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra