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North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District - Paris Texas News

North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District

(Photo by Adam Routon)Cheerleaders celebrating with the players after the game Friday night. When the final horn went off Friday night, you could hear a pin drop on the home side of the stadium....

10/25/2014 by Greg Higgins
Phone scammers active in the area

Phone scammers active in the area

It appears that there are some phone-scam thieves targeting people and business in or around Paris, according to a Lamar Electric Cooperative press release on Friday. So far it seems that electric clients with Lamar Electric Co-op and TXU have been the targets. These kinds of scams are becoming...

10/24/2014 by Josh Allen
14th Annual Festival of Pumpkins Tomorrow

14th Annual Festival of Pumpkins Tomorrow

Record turn out is expected tomorrow in Historic Downtown Paris as the Festival of Pumpkins celebrates it’s 14th year.  The Festival will be open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Listen to live music, enjoy a unique shopping experience  by browsing downtown stores for huge Festival...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

After three sales and three weeks open, Lamar County’s new sale barn is rolling strong. The Paris Livestock Auction, located on Highway 82E between Reno and Blossom, has run almost 3,000 sales since opening day on October 8 — and so far have received a warm welcome. Owners and...

10/24/2014 by Josh Allen

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North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District

North Lamar shocks Princeton to move into first place tie in District

(Photo by Adam Routon)Cheerleaders celebrating with the players after the game Friday night. When the final horn went off Friday night, you could hear a pin drop on the home side of the stadium. The Princeton crowd sat stunned as the visiting North Lamar Panthers had just knocked off the...

10/25/2014 by Greg Higgins
Three Bedroom/Two Bath in Reno

Three Bedroom/Two Bath in Reno

Very well maintained 3/2/2 in Reno. Neutral colors, custom cabinets with tile counter tops, tall ceilings, split master, alarm system and much more. Lots of storage, large backyard with privacy fence, out building with storage and small office. Ready to move in. $164,900. ...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Sparky the Fire Dog Visits Aikin Students

Sparky the Fire Dog Visits Aikin Students

The Paris Fire Department introduced Sparky the Fire Dog, a Robotronics tool used to educate kids, to Aikin Elementary School students recently. Sparky “spoke” to them about calling 911 in an emergency, having a safe place to meet, and Paris firefighters taught students how to “Stop,...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Students Fuel Up to be Healthy

NL Students Fuel Up to be Healthy

In October 2007, the NFL launched NFL PLAY 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.  At North Lamar, thirty-four middle school students have joined the NFL movement to...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC Calls Special Meeting Monday to Discuss Defenbaugh & Associates

PEDC Calls Special Meeting Monday to Discuss Defenbaugh & Associates

Steve Grubbs, PEDC Chair On Friday, the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) announced they have called a Special Meeting on Monday, October 27th at 3pm. The meeting has been called to specifically discuss and possibly take action on response from Defenbaugh & Associates...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Timothy Briscoe Arrested and Charged with Forgery

Timothy Briscoe Arrested and Charged with Forgery

Paris Police arrested 54 year old Timothy Eugene Briscoe at his residence on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 on a felony warrant charging him with Forgery of a financial instrument where the victim was over the age of 65. The case stemmed from a September 2, 2014 report where Briscoe allegedly...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week - Burglary

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week - Burglary

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in solving the following Crime of the Week. Sometime between 3:45 P.M. on October 6, 2014 and 8:30 A.M. on October 7, 2014, unknown person(s) entered a barn located approximately 1 mile outside Loop 286 on CR 31100 and removed a John Deere...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Downtown Streets Closed Off for Festival of PumpKins

Downtown Streets Closed Off for Festival of PumpKins

Cheri Bedford, Paris Main Street Coordinator, is reminding citizens that streets downtown around the Plaza will be blocked today for the 14th Annual Festival of Pumpkins until 5pm. Festival Schedule: 9:00 a.m. Festival Opens/ Pumpkin Decorated pumpkins can be dropped off at the Main Street...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Super Cute House in Turtle Creek

Super Cute House in Turtle Creek

So..So Cute! Super clean 3/2/2/ brick in Turtle Creek. Like new kitchen appliances. Custom window treatment. Great deck overlooking landscaped lawn with sprinkler system. Owner states house had metal framing when built by Bobby Smallwood. Low maintenance. Just move in. $119,900.   ...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Phone scammers active in the area

Phone scammers active in the area

It appears that there are some phone-scam thieves targeting people and business in or around Paris, according to a Lamar Electric Cooperative press release on Friday. So far it seems that electric clients with Lamar Electric Co-op and TXU have been the targets. These kinds of scams are becoming...

10/24/2014 by Josh Allen
14th Annual Festival of Pumpkins Tomorrow

14th Annual Festival of Pumpkins Tomorrow

Record turn out is expected tomorrow in Historic Downtown Paris as the Festival of Pumpkins celebrates it’s 14th year.  The Festival will be open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Listen to live music, enjoy a unique shopping experience  by browsing downtown stores for huge Festival...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Parker Youngster Pinks Out

Parker Youngster Pinks Out

Aaron Parker Kindergarten student, Remie Moore, shows support for her grandmother by wearing pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Campuses across the North Lamar district have been showing their support by wearing pink during the month of October. ...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Reduces Number of Hours Needed

PJC Reduces Number of Hours Needed

Paris Junior College has announced that beginning next fall, the number of hours required to earn some associate’s degrees has been reduced. Meeting requirements through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, PJC  lowered the required hours from 72 to 60 for an associates in...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC Investigation Back on City Council Agenda for Monday Night

PEDC Investigation Back on City Council Agenda for Monday Night

The Paris City Council will meet on Monday, October 27th at 5:30pm in the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street. The regular agenda begins once again with discussion and possible action on the Paris Economic Development Corporation Investigation. The Council will...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
L.M. Kit Carson, Co-Writer of ‘Paris, Texas,’ Dies at 73

L.M. Kit Carson, Co-Writer of ‘Paris, Texas,’ Dies at 73

Screenwriter, actor, and author Lewis Minor “Kit” Carson, who is best known for adapting Wim Wender’s 1984 classic Paris, Texas, died Monday night after battling a long illness. He was 73. Helping Sam Shepard adapt his play into film, Carson  joined the set of Paris, Texas,...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
College Car Wash Catches Fire

College Car Wash Catches Fire

The Paris Fire Department responded to a call Wednesday night that the College War Wash, behind Capizzi’s Italian Kitchen on Clarksville St, was under fire both inside and outside the building. Three fire engines and 15 firefighters arrived at the scene from Station 4 shortly before 9...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 10/23/14

Paris PD Arrests on 10/23/14

Seven people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Black, Tammy Shara, 44, Public Intoxication Blackshear, William Ray, 33, Public Intoxication; Theft of Service>=$20<$500 Briscoe, Timothy Eugene, 54, Forgery Financial Covington, Elvin Dale, 44, Fail...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

After three sales and three weeks open, Lamar County’s new sale barn is rolling strong. The Paris Livestock Auction, located on Highway 82E between Reno and Blossom, has run almost 3,000 sales since opening day on October 8 — and so far have received a warm welcome. Owners and...

10/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Live Comedy Saturday night featuring Sam Demaris

Live Comedy Saturday night featuring Sam Demaris

Come enjoy an evening of live comedy this Saturday night October 25th at Paris’s only live comedy club, LMAO Comedy in downtown Paris. Located at 12 1st Street Northeast just of the Plaza, LMAO brings in outstanding comedians from all over. Support live comedy in Paris. Tickets are...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek

Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek

Very Clean home! Stained Concrete floors, two living areas, large kitchen with island looking into great round breakfast room, Wet bar in the den for entertaining, Oversized master bedroom, Master bath has 2 walk in closets, double-headed shower, huge vaulted ceilings. Storm cellar in the back...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

Fun Friday Night in Downtown Paris

This Friday night will be filled with fun, music, sights, and scares in downtown Paris. The first annual Mannequin Night will be held Friday evening from 5-8:30 pm. Volunteers will pose in vintage style horror costumes or other vintage Halloween characters inside and outside the downtown...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for October 23, 2014

Obituaries for October 23, 2014

Robert Kenneth Smith, Jr., 56, of Powderly passed away Wednesday October 22, 2014 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Saturday October 25 at Our Lady Of Victory Catholic Church. Rosary will be in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home Friday...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar High School students were named to the All Region Chorale at a contest in Mt. Pleasant on October 11.  Those named to the choir, beginning front row left, were Ryanna English, Kylee Hilliard, and Kallyn Burchinal; second row Libby Blackmon, Sarah Serrano, and Lamar Elias; third...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Eight individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 3:42am on 10/22 and 12:22am on 10/23/14. Draper, Jason Mark, Theft Property>=$50<$500 McFadden, Charles Lee, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Braxton, Winton Lakeith, MTAG/Sexual Assault of Child (2 counts) Cole,...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday

A Drive Thru Flu Shot clinic will be held Saturday, October 25th from noon-4pm at the First Federal Community Bank, Loop Branch. Flu shots will be just $5 and you don’t even have to get out of your car. The shots are provided by the Paris-Lamar County Health Department, the Texas Medical...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

Both the North Lamar and Paris High School boys golf teams traveled to Northridge Country Club on Tuesday, October 21st to compete in the Texas High School Invitational Golf Tournament. The North Lamar team was led by Levi Graham with a score of 80 and the NL boys had a total score of 337. Nick...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra